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! THIS WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA: Take your pick of one of these 3 GREAT prizes!: 1) ALL THINGS MUST PASS - George Harrison 2014 Remastered CD, available individually and as part of George's APPLE YEARS 1968-1975 BOX SET (courtesy UMe.) 2)PAUL McCARTNEY RECORDING SESSIONS 1969-2013 - Wonderful reference book by Luca Perasi detailing all of the songs Paul wrote/co-wrote and released in his post-Beatles career up through 2013's "New." 3) COMMON BOND - Mark Rivera - Autographed CD from Ringo Starr & The All-Starr's Music Director, and member of Billy Joel's band for over 30 years, with guest appearances from Ringo, Billy, Will Lee, Robert Randolph and others! TRIVIA QUESTION: (And this one is probably going to be very easy for many of you!): Name the order in which each of the 4 Beatles were married to their first wives. Deadline for answering is Oct. 26, 2014. Please indicate which prize you prefer, and include your mailing address. Write to Ken at email@example.com.
LAST WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA: FOR THIS WEEK ONLY WE GIVE YOU THE CHANCE TO WIN YOUR CHOICE OF ONE OF 3 CDs FROM ARTISTS THAT HAVE WORKED WITH MEMBERS OF THE BEATLES, AND ALL CDS ARE SIGNED BY THAT ARTIST! 1) LJ PLAYS THE BEATLES - Guitar virtuoso Laurence Juber, last lead guitarist in Wings with his first of two CDs of Beatles covers, all given the acoustic treatment. First released in 2000. 2) POP GOES THE ELEPHANT - Gary Van Scyoc, former bass player in Elephants Memory shines in his first solo-album, a collection of songs recorded from the 70's through today, including the Elephants' recording of "Imagine" recorded shortly after John's death, "Wind Ridge" from the band's only album on Apple Records produced by John featuring him on Wurlitzer piano, and many great musicians. Just released September, 2014!!! 3) COMMON BOND --- Mark Rivera - Ringo Starr's Music Director on more All-Starr tours delivers his first CD that has a strong R & B feel with outstanding vocals. Mark is also best known for working with Billy Joel for more than 30 years (and currently touring with him!) The new album is made up mainly of original songs with covers of songs from Jimi Hendrix and Fleetwood Mac. Ringo, Billy Joel, Robert Randolph, Will Lee, Charley Drayton, and others, masterfully produced by Jimmy Bralower. TRIVIA QUESTION: What Beatles song's opening line was lifted directly from a lyric from an Elvis Presley song, and what was the name of Elvis's song? ANSWER: The opening lyrics from "Run For Your Life" were taken from Elvis Presley's 1955 Sun Studios recording of BABY LET'S PLAY HOUSE. Listen starting at 1:46 into the song for the lyrics "I'd rather see you dead little girl, than to be with another man." WINNER: Jeff Talley (Wins autographed copy of MARK RIVERA's "Common Bond" CD. WATCH FOR A NEW "SPECIAL CONTEST" COMING SOON TO MY WEBSITE!