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!
Which of the following Beatles/solo singles became a hit single in the U.S., but was never even released as a single in the U.K at the time of its release?:
A) The Ballad of John & Yoko B) Back Off Boogaloo C) Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey D) Lady Madonna
Deadline for entering is July 3, 2016. Entrants must write in with their mailing address, and choose which prize they prefer. Write to Ken at email@example.com.
New Prizes for weekly Beatles trivia include Paul McCartney's compilation spanning his entire solo-career, "Pure McCartney" (see prize #2,) and the new CD "Monolith Of Phobos" by the Clayton/Lennon Delirium (featuring Sean Lennon---see prize #3.)
Win a TRIPLE SHOT of PAUL McCARTNEY CD'S in my latest SPECIAL CONTEST!!! Find out all the details!!!
Listen to the live broadcast of "Every Little Thing" at my new time slot, this Wednesday, 9-11pm (est) on WNHU. This week's show will celebrate America's July 4th with a set of Beatles/solo songs that were hits in the U.S., bot not in the U.K.!!! The show can also be streamed on the TUNE IN app!
LAST WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA:
In memory of Henry McCullough, the first lead guitarist for Wings, who passed away on June 14, what was the first Wings release (single or album) to feature Henry on guitar?
ANSWER: GIVE IRELAND BACK TO THE IRISH - single, released Feb., 1972.
WINNER: Jeremy Potirala (Beach Park, IL) - Wins "Pure McCartney" Compilation!
Listen to my 2012 interview with Henry on the HOME PAGE of my website. Scroll down the page, and it's below my interviews with Denny Seiwell and Peter Asher.
Brand new interview with Gary Van Scyoc (Bass Player, Elephants Memory) on INTERVIEWS PAGE 3. Hear Gary talk about his time with John Lennon, plus his memories of the late Hugh McCracken and late Lennon engineer Dennis Ferrante, plus discussion on Gary's new album "Pop Goes The Elephant" (which you can win as part of Prize #9!!!) Scroll down to the bottom of the page to listen!
Win the new "Pure McCartney" compilation as one of 9 amazing prizes to pick from this week (see Prize #2!!!)
Deadline for entering this week's Beatles trivia is June 26, 2016. You must write in with your mailing address and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to 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!!!