BEATLES TRIVIA AND GAMES! 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) GIVE MORE LOVE (CD) - Ringo Starr's new album, his 19th studio album in his solo-career! Includes appearances from Paul McCartney (playing bass on 2 songs,) Steve Lukather, Peter Frampton, Gary Burr, Richard Marx, Steve Dudas, Nathan East, Edgar Winter, Joe Walsh, Dave Stewart, Don Was and others. The CD also includes bonus tracks of newer versions of Ringo classics "Photograph," "Back Off Boogaloo," and "Don't Pass Me By" with the bands Vandaveer and Alberta Cross. Superb album with great production from Ringo and Bruce Sugar. Listen to a new interview with Ringo's engineer Bruce Sugar now on my INTERVIEWS 4 page! (Courtesy UMe.)
2)BY GEORGE BY BACHMAN (CD) --- Randy Bachman - One of rock's premiere guitarists (Guess Who, Bachman-Turner Overdrive) in this tribute CD to George Harrison, covering many of his compositions from his Beatles days, plus a few of his solo-songs. Very different arrangements with superb craftsmanship!
3) CHANGE BEGINS WITHIN A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR THE DAVID LYNCH FOUNDATION (DVD) - Marvelous concert from 2009 held at NYC's Radio City Music Hall, included performances from Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr (both appearing together at the end,) Donovan, Sheryl Crow, Eddie Vedder, Betty LaVette, Moby, Ben Harper, Jim James, Paul Horn, Jerry Seinfeld and others. The concert raised money to benefit the David Lynch foundation, which helps to teach classes of transcendental meditation in schools, and also tries to heal suffering of post-traumatic stress for veterans, also for survivors of domestic violence and at-risk children. (Courtesy Eagle Rock Entertainment.)
4) WINGS AT THE SPEED OF SOUND (2-CD Remaster) - Wings' triumphant album of 1976, spawning two huge hits ("Silly Love Songs" and "Let 'Em In") and showcasing all the members of the group for at least one lead vocal, with rock stations embracing Denny Laine's "Time To Hide" and Jimmy McCullouch's "Wino Junko." Also includes the outstanding rocker "Beware My Love." Bonus CD with demos for songs including "Let 'Em In," "She's My Baby" and "Silly Love Songs," plus an earlier version of "Beware My Love" with John Bonham on drums!
5) THE POINT (DVD) - Definitive Collector's Edition---The timeless, animated masterpiece with all songs written and sung by Harry Nilsson, and narrated by Ringo Starr. Concerns the story of a place called The Land Of The Point, where all the people had a point on their head, except for young Oblio, who had a round head. Because Oblio didn't have a point, he and his dog Arrow is banished to the Pointless Forest. Includes the songs "Me And My Arrow" and "Everybody's Got 'Em." This DVD also includes 4 never-before-seen bonus featurettes!
6) GOODNIGHT VIENNA (VINYL) - Ringo's 1974 album, newly remastered on 180 gram vinyl. Produced by Richard Perry, the followup to the classic "Ringo" album included the hits "Only You," "The No No Song," "Snookeroo" (written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin,) and the title track by John Lennon. Other great musicians on the album include Dr. John, Klaus Voorman, Harry Nilsson, Robbie Robertson, Jesse Ed Davis, Billy Preston, Gary Wright, David Foster, Dennis Coffey and Jim Keltner.
7) WONDERWALL - (BluRay) - 1968 Joe Mussot film about a reclusive professor (Jack McGowran) who becomes infatuated with a beautiful model Penny Lane (Jane Birkin,) the girlfriend of a Svengali-like photographer (Iain Quarrier.) The professor embarks on a quest to become her champion. To rescue Penny, he enters the magical realm of the Wonderwall, and returns to his laboratory a transformed man. The music was composed by George Harrison, with bonus features included!
8) SONGS WE WERE SINGING: GUIDED TOURS THROUGH THE BEATLES' LESSER KNOWN TRACKS - 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 a recent interview with Kit on THIS PAGE!
For the following 2 Solo-Beatles songs, there were 2 Beatles that performed on them. Name the 2 Beatles for both songs!
1) God 2) Show Me The Way
Deadline for entering is April 22, 2018. Please indicate the prize you prefer, and include your mailing address. Write to Ken at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Special Contest starts later this week. Check this page HERE for details!!!
Brand new interview with John Lennon Author Jude Kessler discussing overlooked songs from John's Beatles and Solo-Career on my INTERVIEWS 4 page! Also see recent interview with the legendary songwriter Jimmy Webb, plus members of The Weeklings, Brian Ray (Paul McCartney's band,) Neil Innes, Bruce Spizer and Ken Womack!!!!
Check out the latest and archival shows for my weekly syndicated Beatles show "Every Little Thing" on the GLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES website!!!
LAST WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA: Famous Groupies
Name the Beatles or solo-Beatles song that has the following famous name mentioned in the song lyrics:
Big Bill Broonzy
ANSWER: Wreck Of The Hesperus - George Harrison (Cloud 9 album, 1987) (Lyrics: "I'm not the wreck of the Hesperus, Feel more like Big Bill Broonzy...")
WINNER: Beth Iwanicki (MA) - Wins "Wings At The Speed Of Sound" Special Edition Remastered CD---Congrats, Beth!!!
Deadline for entering is April 15, 2018. Please write in with your mailing address and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to Ken at email@example.com.
This Wednesday (April 11):
8pm (et) -The live broadcast of my weekly Beatles show "Every Little Thing" on WNHU. Followed by.... 9pm (et) Facebook Live Event: "Decontructing George Martin" with Ken Womack (author of George Martin book "Maximum Volume") and Scott Freiman ("Deconstructing The Beatles.") Watch the event HERE!
New and recent Beatles/Solo articles can be found on my IMPORTANT LINKS page!!!
Information on screenings for "Yellow Submarine" and "The Concert For George," plus Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band concert dates, and concerts/events for Beatles Fans in New York/New England can be found HERE!!!
Win the new George Harrison tribute CD from Randy Bachman "By George By Bachman" as part of my latest Special Contest HERE and as part of the trivia page here(see choice #2!)
Feel like some spirited conversation on all aspects of the Beatles? Then give a listen to "Things We Said Today," a weekly talk-show podcast with my co-hosts Allan Kozinn and Steve Marinucci, heard on PODBEAN right HERE!!! Recent episodes include special guest speakers Elliot Mintz, Walter Everett, Joey Self, and Neill Innes!!!
Listen to my weekly syndicated Beatles show "Every Little Thing," which you can stream ALL WEEK LONG starting Saturdays at theGLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES website!!!