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Artist of the Week – Quiz #46

November 19, 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, Christina Aguilera, Jane’s Addiction, The Doors, The Beta Band, Talking Heads, Bee Gees, Megadeth, The Ramones, Guns n’ Roses, The Libertines, B.B. King, Beck, Coldplay, Madonna, Willie Nelson, The Beach Boys, The Beastie Boys, Neil Young, Ice Cube, Joni Mitchell

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

Congrats to all those who correctly identified Joni Mitchell last week.

The results after 45 weeks:

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*Plus 10,000,000 bonus points for giving birth to our third daughter 😀

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Ready for Quiz #46?

Then let’s begin!

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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!

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Artist of the Week #46
Record POINTS Earned (Not Artist Name) in the comments
(scroll down for additional clues)

For:

500 points………………..Though the current lineup of this British band includes only 4 official members, past band members include both Dick Taylor and Mick Taylor (no relation)

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400 points……………….The lead guitarist released his memoirs, Life, in 2010

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300 points…………………As referenced in a Maroon 5 song, the lead singer literally has the moves like himself

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200 points…………………In ‘The’ Rock Debate, this band is the other option (if you don’t choose the band with John/Paul/George/Ringo)

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100 points………………..The artist is The R__________ S_________

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Answer: أحجار متدحرجة

(Please post your points earned in the comments section)

Thanks for playing!

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Verbalize the Positive

As for my contribution to the rock debate, I’d say replace OR with AND, problem solved!

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57 Comments
  1. jprobichaud permalink

    400. Never knew about Mick or Dick.

  2. 500. I don’t know if KR is the lead guitarist – certainly wasn’t when Mick was in the band.

    • Good point – I’m not actually sure if that’s his job description now that you mention it!

  3. 500 and no moss gathered here.

  4. Zack permalink

    400. I’ve never heard of Dick Taylor.

    • I hadn’t either until I was making up the quiz – was surprised to see they’d had such similar band member names (but not at the same time)!

  5. 500. I agree with John. While they’re thoroughly enjoyable and important, they’re not in the same class as John Paul George and Ringo.

  6. 500 luckily – I wouldn’t have got it from any of the other clues.

  7. 500 smackers for this fellow! Exile on Deke Street!

    • Haha – one of my favourite double LPs, the Deke street remix!
      And at 500 points, no sympathy for the Deke this week 😀

      • HAHAHA…i’m on roll the last couple of weeks!

  8. I shall collect 500 this week, Geoff.

  9. Rachelle permalink

    300

  10. I’m not taking the Mick, I got 500 this week.

  11. 500 so fast it oughta be 1000.

  12. 500. What a pretty thing.

  13. 500, though I wasn’t real confident about it

  14. Quickest 500 I’ve gotten yet! Yay! Grew up w them, were my favourite band when I was 12 or so, still love ’em…

  15. 500 points! There’s an argument that the Mick Taylor years were their best.

  16. 500! Been a while since I’ve gotten one of those!

  17. 300 this round!

  18. 100. I thought that mick Taylor was no relation to the Mick Taylor I knew about and that threw me right off. Oops!

  19. 500 for me

  20. Busy yesterday so a day late. 300 points

    • Not to worry Chris – I think it was actually the guitarist of this band that coined the phrase, the later the greater!

  21. 500 for the week

  22. jofrommontreal permalink

    300! Yeah, unique moves

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