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Artist of the Week – Quiz #26

July 2, 2017


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Artists of the week (so far): Brian Eno, U2, Stevie Wonder, Everything But The Girl, Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, CSNY, Bob Marley, Miles Davis, Pavement, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Deep Purple, Leonard Cohen, Marianne Faithfull, Cream, James Taylor, The Eagles, The B-52s, LL Cool J, The Dictators, Judas Priest, Johnny Cash, Alice Cooper, Bob Dylan


My thanks to all who have participated in the “Artist of the Week” quizzes so far.

Congrats to all those who correctly identified Bob Dylan last week.

Here are the results after 25 quizzes:


after 25


Ready for Quiz #26?

Summertime, and the quizzin’s easy?!


Quiz Rules/Format
(feel free to skip to the quiz if you know the rules already)

Your Task: Name the mystery Artist, ideally with as few clues as possible.

Correctly guess the artist on the first clue? 500 points.

After scrolling down to the second clue? 400 points.

Still don’t know after the fifth clue? 0 points, but a crisp high-five for participating.

I’ll use google translate to put the correct answer at the bottom in Arabic (if you read Arabic, that’s fantastic, but no cheating by reading ahead!) and you can translate it back to the language of your choice to confirm your answer.

In the comments, please enter your POINTS earned (not the artist name) and I’ll keep track of the running totals in a spreadsheet.

In addition to eternal bragging rights, the winner at the end of the year may even get something as prestigious as a digital certificate.

Here goes!


Artist of the Week #26
Record POINTS Earned (Not Artist Name) in the comments
(scroll down for additional clues)


500 points………………..This female pop star appeared with Jimmy Fallon & Will Ferrell in one of The Tonight Show’s excellent “Tight Pants” sketches (and it’s not Jennifer Lopez)






400 points………………..She has an undeniably strong singing voice & she was a judge on a singing talent show (and it’s still not Jennifer Lopez)






300 points…………………She was a part of The Mickey Mouse Club (and it’s not Britney Spears)






200 points………………….She was one of the singers on the 2001 version of Lady Marmalade (and it’s not Lil’ Kim, Mya, Missy Elliott, or P!nk)





100 points………………..The artist is C____________ A____________






Answer: كريستينا اغيليرا
(Please post your points earned in the comments section)

Thanks for playing!


Verbalize the Positive

Happy Belated Canada Day!


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  1. 300. I struggle with pop starlets sometimes.

  2. 500. Her Wheel of Musical Impressions with Fallon were spot on.

  3. 300. The American TV shows went over my head but Mickey Mouse club is universal.

  4. 400. I know my pop stars!

  5. Woop! 500 for me this week!

  6. 500 bam! 👊

  7. Knew from the first clue I was in trouble here. Bit too Nth American for the colonies!
    100. Just.

    • But they all count – I forgot to congratulate you last week on breaking the elusive 10,000 point barrier!

  8. Zack permalink


  9. After pulling down a cool bunch of points the last couple of weeks ..its back to a meagre 100 this week Geoff…..
    More Metal Please…hahaha

  10. jprobichaud permalink


  11. 200, but only because my lovely wife showed me the video for that song one time. Eesh!

    • But retaining that ‘eesh’-worthy knowledge has finally paid off!

      • True, but then people wonder why I sometimes can’t remember important actual life things… my RAM is full of eesh, apparently…

  12. 200 a shameful performance.

  13. 300 because I ain’t watch no singing shows.

  14. I get 300 today.

  15. 200, but I should have had a hunch at the 300 pt hint

  16. 300. Tight pants? I watch Conan.

  17. 100. I thought I wasn’t going to get this one! Love her singing, too.

  18. 500- lucky guess.

  19. 100 for me. I love the track Dirrty too. Damnit!

  20. 500 Glad I watch “The Tonight Show” a lot

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