BEATLES TRIVIA AND GAMES! Watch every week as some trivia will be for prizes (as indicated,) others are just for fun! Since July 30, 2012, trivia questions and games have been posted every Monday, and everyone has a full week (through the following Sunday) to submit their answers. One random winner is chosen every week. Write to me with your answer(s) at email@example.com. Answers and winners names provided with every new trivia question! You can win once every 30 days!
NEW CHANGE IN OUR TRIVIA PAGE!!!: EVERY WEEK (until further announcement) MY BEATLES TRIVIA & GAMES PAGE CAN NOW WIN YOU ONE OF 9 PRIZES!!!!!!!!! CHOOSE FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING 9 PRIZES BELOW!!! PRIZES MAY VARY FROM WEEK TO WEEK!
1) BEATLES 1 CD & DVD ----Celebrating the 15h Anniversary of the "Beatles 1" CD comes this reissue of the group's 27 #1 hits (U.S. & U.K.) newly remixed supervised by Giles Martin, with the Beatles promotional films for each song packaged together. The group's videos represent an important part of their history, and have been digitally restored and are breathtaking. Possibly the most important release on the group since the Beatles Anthology. (Courtesy UMe)
3) THE BEATLES LIVE AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL (CD) --Just reissued after being long out of print. Giles Martin remixed the 1977 album with the same songs, plus 4 bonus tracks! The sound is superb, you can hear the band much clearer, with the audience screaming brought down a bit in the mix. A welcome return for this release! (courtesy Universal Music Enterprises.)
4) GOOD OL' FREDA DVD - Wonderful documentary on the life of Beatles Fan Club Secretary Freda Kelly, and what is was like to work for the group and their manager, Brian Epstein (courtesy Magnolia Pictures.)
5) SONGS WE WERE SINGING: GUIDED TOURS THROUGH THE BEATLES' LESSER KNOWN TRACKS by Kit O'Toole. Kit, whose works have been published in Beatlefan and Something Else Reviews, explores the Beatles' lesser-known songs, and explains why they deserve more examination and appreciation. Kit also looks at some of John Lennon's lesser-known solo-songs, a few of the solo-Beatles albums, and a chapter on Ringo's most underrated drumming performances on Beatles records. Listen to some of my interview with Kit on THIS PAGE!
6) THE BEATLES 1967-1970 - Double CD - Sealed copy from 1993 of classic recordings from the Fab Four, including hits from this period, and many of their greatest album cuts.
7) SOLO IN THE 70'S: JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE, RINGO 1970-1980 - Author Robert Rodriguez ("Fab Four FAQ," "Fab Four FAQ 2.0," "Revolver: How The Beatles Reimagined Rock & Roll") analyzes all the solo-Beatles works of their first decade after breaking up. (courtesy Parading Press.)
8) DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET? - New autobiography from Liverpool legend Billy J. Kramer, covering his childhood, early success in music, the Lennon-McCartney songs given to him, his relationships with the Beatles, Brian Epstein, George Martin, the Dakotas, his life after leaving the Dakotas, his most recent album "I Won The Fight" and much more (courtesy Equinox Publishing.) Listen to my new interview with Billy HERE - scroll down to middle of the page!
9) FIVE-PACK OF PRIZES!!!!! - 1) THE WALRUS AND THE ELEPHANTS: JOHN LENNON'S YEARS OF REVOLUTION by James A. Mitchell - Book explores John & Yoko's early years in NYC, associating with political figures and the band Elephants Memory. 2) POP GOES THE ELEPHANT - Gary Van Scyoc - First CD ever from the former bass player in Elephants Memory. Includes recordings spanning all the decades from the 70's through today. Features the song "Wind Ridge" produced by John Lennon from the Elephants Memory album from Apple-John Lennon helped to write the song with Gary. Also on the collection is an instrumental version of "Imagine" from the members of Elephants Memory as a tribute to John. 3) HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES - Tribute CD to many of our deceased rock stars, the concept started by Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp. Includes a new recording from Paul McCartney of "Come And Get It," Cooper's cover version of "Cold Turkey," plus appearances from Zak Starkey and Abe Laboriel Jr. 4) JEFF SLATE - SECRET POETRY CD --New York journalist (Rolling Stone, Esquire, Guitar Player, Beatlefan) shares his latest CD of original songs with special guest musicians from Elephants Memory (Gary Van Scyoc, Adam Ippolito,) Wings (Laurence Juber, Steve Holley,) plus Lennon/McCartney/David Bowie personnel (Carlos Alomar, and Earl Slick.) CD is signed by Jeff, Steve Holley, and guitarist Jimmy McElligott!!! 5) CLAYPOOL/LENNON DELIRIUM - Monolith Of Phobos CD---Released in Jun 2016, described as a combination of psychedelic and progressive rock, this is the first collaboration between Les Claypool (Primus) and Sean Lennon (courtesy ATO Records.)
THIS WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA:
In celebration of Chuck Berry's 90th birthday (Oct. 18,) can you tell me what Chuck Berry song the Beatles performed for their very first BBC Radio appearance?
Deadline for entering is Oct. 23, 2016. Please write in with your mailing address, and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to Ken at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LAST WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA:
I'm going to give you the first letter for each word that makes up the title of a Beatles or Solo-Beatles Song. For each example, figure out the answer with the correct song title. (ie. ATU = "Across The Universe," BOTR = "Band On The Run.")
1) WYWY 2) SAG
ANSWERS: 1) WITHIN YOU WITHOUT YOU - Beatles (Sgt. Pepper album, 1967) 2) STEEL AND GLASS - John Lennon (Walls And Bridges album, 1974)
WINNER: Keith Wilson (Athens, GA) - Wins "The Beatles 1967-1970" CD--- Congratulations, Keith!!!
Listen to the live broadcast of "Every Little Thing" this Wednesday (Oct. 12) 9-11pm (est) on WNHU. I'll be featuring a 30-minute set of music from "The Beatles Anthology," plus the latest in Beatles news, and music spanning the entire Beatles/solo catalogue. Request a song by e-mail at email@example.com, or call me at (203) 934-WNHU.
Check out interviews with Beatles authors Kit O'Toole, Jude Kessler, Chuck Gunderson, and Andrew Grant Jackson on my "Interviews 3" page HERE.
Deadline for entering is Oct. 16. 2016. Please write in with your mailing address, and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to me (Ken) at firstname.lastname@example.org
Listen to my weekly syndicated Beatles show "Every Little Thing," which you can stream ALL WEEK LONG starting Saturdays at theGLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES website!!!