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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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) - CLAYPOOL/LENNON DELIRIUM - Monolith Of Phobos CD--- Released in June, 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.) See a list of concert dates for New York/New England HERE!
4) 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) CANDY (Blu Ray) - 1968 film that marked the debut of Ringo's first solo film. Explores the sexual escapades of a high-school girl (Ewa Aulin) with a superstar cast of Ringo, Marlon Brando, Walter Matthau, Richard Burton and James Coburn. (courtesy Kino Lorber Films)
7) JEFF SLATE - SECRET POETRY CD---New York Musician/Songwriter/Music Journalist Jeff Slate's latest CD of original songs. Includes musicians from Wings (Laurence Juber, Steve Holley,) plus Elephants Memory (Gary Van Scyoc, Adam Ippolito) and David Bowie/John Lennon alumni (Earl Slick, Carlos Alomar, who also worked with Paul McCartney.) Slate has written articles for Rolling Stone, Esquire, Guitar Player, and Beatlefan, and has performed the last few years at The Fest For Beatles Fans, and plays regularly in the New York City area! Listen to a new interview with Jeff on "Secret Society," working with Laurence Juber and Steve Holley HERE! This CD is signed by Jeff, guitarist Jimmy McElligott and Steve Holley!
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!
What Beatles or solo-song contains the following lyrics:
"The years ahead will show, how little we really know."
Deadline for entering is July 24, 2016. Please write in with your mailing address and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to me (Ken) at email@example.com.
Win a pair of tickets to see Joe Walsh in concert on July 23rd! See details at the bottom of my UPCOMING CONCERTS/EVENTS page!!!
Please send your comments or suggestions about my website--what you like best about it (trivia, interviews, concert information,) and what you want more of, or would like to change, if possible. E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be sure to listen to the live broadcast of my weekly Beatles show "Every Little Thing" Wednesday, July 20, 9-11pm on WNHU. The show will feature a full hour of songs the Beatles covered as a group and as solo-artists. Plus Beatles news, and more!!!
Remember you can stream archived shows of the syndicated version of "Every Little Thing" at the GLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES website!!!
LAST WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA: TRUE OR FALSE (2)
For the following two statements, tell me whether they are true or false. You must get both of them correct to win!!!
1) The first song the Beatles recorded for their "Rubber Soul" album was "Run For Your Life." 2) All the songs from every Wings/Paul McCartney & Wings studio album was an original song written or co-written by a member of the group.
Answers: 1) True - Recorded in 5 takes on Oct. 12, 1965. 2) False - Wings released "Love Is Strange" on the first Wings album, "Wild Life," a song that was a hit for Mickey & Sylvia in 1956, also for Peaches & Herb in 1967, and has been recorded by other artists, including Buddy Holly, and the Everly Brothers. Wings also released the instrumental "Crossroads Theme" on their "Venus and Mars" album, used as the theme for the British TV soap opera, written by Tony Hatch, the British composer for film, television and theatre, known for writing hits for Petula Clark. The Wings recording was actually used in select episodes of the soap opera in the late 70's.
Winner: Brian Brooks (CA)---Wins "Pure McCartney" CD---Congrats, Brian!!!
Deadline for entering is July 17, 2016. Please indicate which prize you prefer and write in with your mailing address. Write to me (Ken) at email@example.com.
You can now stream many of my "Every Little Thing" shows on THIS PAGE at the GLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES website!!!
Listen to more of my interview with Beatles author Kit O'Toole ("Songs We Were Singing-Guided Tours Through The Beatles' Lesser-Known Tracks" on INTERVIEWS PAGE 3!!! Kit's book is one of 9 you can win on my weekly trivia page here (Prize #4.)
Listen to my weekly syndicated Beatles show "Every Little Thing," which you can stream ALL WEEK LONG starting Saturdays at theGLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES website!!!