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) - 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.)
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!
At their final concert at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, what was the last song the Beatles performed that night?
Enter my new SPECIAL CONTEST, the "#9 DREAM" contest, which starts Sept. 27. Find out all the details on my SPECIAL CONTEST page!!!
Win tickets to see the FAB FAUX in concert at College Street Music Hall, New Haven, CT Oct. 1- find out how to win on my CONCERTS/EVENTS page! Immediately following the end of this contest, I will be giving away tickets to see DENNY LAINE live performing the entire "BAND ON THE RUN" album at Daryl's House, Pawling, NY Oct. 6!!!
Listen to the weekly talk show podcast "Things We Said Today" which covers all topics on the Beatles' past, present and future. Join Steve Marinucci (Billboard, AXS,) Al Sussman (Beatlefan,) and Allan Kozinn (Beatlefan, formerly NY Times) for the latest shows reviewing the new Beatles film documentary "Eight Days A Week-The Beatles Touring Years." Later this week, we'll have special guests Nigel Sinclair (Producer) and Paul Crowder (Editor) for the film. Listen to the show on iTunes, YouTube and on PODBEAN.
Deadline for entering this week's Beatles trivia is Oct. 2, 2016. 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 - Continuing our month-long celebration of BEATLES LIVE releases with only BEATLES LIVE trivia!!!
TRIVIA QUESTION: Since we just saw the reissue of THE BEATLES LIVE AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL, can you name what solo-Beatle song mentions the Hollywood Bowl in the song lyrics?
Answer: ROCK SHOW - Wings (Venus and Mars album, 1975)
Winner: Erin Henderson (Tulsa, OK) - Wins Jude Kessler's book on John Lennon "Shoulda Been There."----Way to go, Erin!!!
Listen to new interview with Beatles author Chuck Gunderson ("Some Fun Tonight") discussing the Beatles performances at the Hollywood Bowl HERE!
Congratulations to my first winners ever from Russia, Gleb Yezerski, and Australia, Stephen Cornish, to be among the winners in my last SPECIAL CONTEST to win Chuck Gunderson's amazing Beatles book that chronicles all the group's North American concerts, "Some Fun Tonight." Another SPECIAL CONTEST, my #9 DREAM CONTEST!!!, starts in a few days---watch out for it!!!
Win a pair of tickets to see the FAB FAUX at College Street Music Hall, New Haven, CT Oct. 1. Contest starts Sept. 22. See details HERE!
Deadline for entering is Sept. 25, 2016. Please write in with your mailing address, and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to Ken at email@example.com.
Listen to my weekly syndicated Beatles show "Every Little Thing," which you can stream ALL WEEK LONG starting Saturdays at theGLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES website!!!