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) ----ONLY ONE COPY LEFT!!!
2) FLOWERS IN THE DIRT SPECIAL EDITION- CD or 2-LP Vinyl --- Paul McCartney's 1989 album, newly remastered, with a bonus disc of 9 acoustic demos with Elvis Costello. Sound quality is superb, and Paul & Elvis sound great together on songs that were spread through each of their albums, plus two songs never issued before until now ("Twenty Fine Fingers" and "Tommy's Coming Home.") One of the best of Paul's remasters! You can also win this as part of this week's Special Contest. Visit my SPECIAL CONTESTS page ! (courtesy UMe)
5) DARK HORSE Vinyl copy----George Harrison's 1974 album new reissue on vinyl with original artwork, remastered from the original analog tapes, as part of the Vinyl Collection, which spans all of George's studio work 1968-2002. All of George's albums are also available individually. (Courtesy UMe)
6) ALL THINGS MUST PASS - Simply a masterpiece. George Harrison's Triple Album set with the megasmash hits "My Sweet Lord" and "What Is Life," plus popular album cuts "Beware Of Darkness," "Apple Scruffs," "Isn't It A Pity" and title track. Taken from the original master tapes, the new version is remastered, and on 180 gram vinyl. (courtesy UMe)
7) SONGS WE WERE SINGING: GUIDED TOURS THROUGH THE BEATLES' LESSER KNOWN TRACKS -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. BOOK ALSO COMES WITH NEW TOTE BAG FOR "SONGS WE WERE SINGING." Listen to a recent interview with Kit on THIS PAGE!
Answer the following 2 questions, then add the answers that are both numbers together, and tell me what number you get!
1) How many original Lennon-McCartney songs did the Beatles record for their Decca Audition Recordings?
2) How many instrumentals are on Paul McCartney's "McCartney II" album (the original 1980 release)?
Listen to my new interview with author Piers Hemmingsen ("The Beatles In Canada") on INTERVIEWS PAGE 3. When you play this week's trivia, let me know if you would like to also win a Limited Edition Poster for "The Beatles In Canada." (Also see posting below!)
GEORGE HARRISON'S "ALL THINGS MUST PASS" on VINYL is now listed as one of the 9 prizes you can win this week (Prize #6) courtesy UMe!!!
Listen to the only live broadcast of my weekly Beatles show "Every Little Thing" this Wednesday, April 26, 9-11pm (est) on WNHU, West Haven, CT. You can request any song from the full catalog of Beatles/Solo Music right up to today!!! Plus hear the latest Beatles News! Request a song by calling (203) 934-WNHU, or e-mailing me at email@example.com.
Check out my always-growing IMPORTANT LINKS page, with lots of articles on the remastered Flowers In The Dirt, George Harrison Solo-Catalog, Sgt. Pepper, Julian Lennon and more!
Deadline for entering is May 1, 2017. Please write in with your mailing address, and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to me (Ken) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LAST WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA:
Piers Hemmingsen is the author of the recent book THE BEATLES IN CANADA, exploring the Beatles' gradual rise in popularity in the country, and all the key players responsible for the Beatles breakthough there. The book is still available for purchase at this link HERE. If you would like to win a poster of a Beatles calendar 1962-64 that illustrates significant events/releases of the Beatles in Canada from that time, just tell me you want the poster if you enter this week's Beatles trivia contest. It will be an additional prize to the one you selected above!!!
BEATLES GAME: FILL IN THE BLANKS - Fill in the missing word (just one word) to complete the title of a Beatles/Solo song for each of these two examples. You must get both of them correct to win:
1) _____ INSIDE 2) DON'T BE _____ LOVE
ANSWERS: 1) CRIPPLED INSIDE (John Lennon, "Imagine" album, 1971) 2) DON'T BE CARELESS LOVE (Paul McCartney, "Flowers In The Dirt" album, 1989)
WINNER: David Krause (Wins "George Harrison Live In Japan" on Vinyl--- Congratulations, David!)
Listen to the latest episode of "Every Little Thing," my weekly syndicated Beatles radio program. It will include part of my interview with Piers Hemmingsen, and a full set of Paul McCartney-Elvis Costello songs, in celebration of the new remaster for "Flowers In The Dirt." The show can be streamed, along with many of my archived shows at the GLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES music site!!!
And you can also listen to the only weekly live broadcast of "Every Little Thing" this Wednesday, April 21, 9-11pm (est) on WNHU, West Haven, CT. I'll be featuring Beatles/Solo songs whose titles start with the letter "C" (just for the fun of it,) plus the latest Beatles news and more. Call in with a request at (203) 934-WNHU, or e-mail me at email@example.com.
Check out my new IMPORTANT LINKS page, with links for articles on FLOWERS IN THE DIRT, SGT. PEPPER, GEORGE HARRISON'S REMASTERED CATALOG ON VINYL, and JULIAN LENNON'S NEW CHILDREN'S BOOK "TOUCH THE EARTH."
The most recent podcast shows for "Things We Said Today" are now up, and it has the 4 co-hosts (me, Allan Kozinn, Al Sussman and Steve Marinucci) discussing the news on the Sgt. Pepper Box Set, and Flowers In The Dirt Remastered Box Set (that's a 2-part show.) Listen to these and other archived shows at the PODBEAN website.
Deadline for entering the trivia contest is April 24, 2017. 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!!!