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Artist of the Week II – Quiz #24

June 17, 2018

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Amazing Artist of the Week Series logo by Sarca @ caughtmegaming

Artists of the Week (so far): Genesis50 CentSlayerWhitney HoustonoasisPaul SimonChicagoFatboy SlimDef LeppardBeyoncé, Kraftwerk, Green Day, George Michael, Frank Sinatra, Anthrax, CCR, Bon Jovi, Annie Lennox, Marvin Gaye, Dolly Parton, The Killers, Lenny Kravitz, Radiohead

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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 Radiohead last week.

The results after 23 weeks (as of Saturday afternoon – results submitted after that time will be added next week):

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after 23 weeks

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Ready for Quiz #24?

I do declare!

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Quiz Rules/Format
(Same as last year, 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 #24
Record POINTS Earned (Not Artist Name) in the comments
(scroll down for additional clues)

For:

500 points………………..American artist born in 1932, his last name is Penniman

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400 points………………..He has one rock &/or roll album on the 1001 list, his 1957 debut album, Here’s (his stage name)

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300 points…………………There’s a bit of uncertainty as to the correct spelling/grammar of the opening line from that album’s opening track; it’s something along the lines of, “Whomp bopa-a-lu a ba lomp bom bom”
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200 points…………………He shares the first part of his stage name with the fictional mouse, Stuart; he shares the second part with the non-fictional Montreal Canadien, Maurice

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100 points………………..The artist is:    L___________ R__________

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Answer: القليل ريتشارد

(Please post your points earned in the comments section)

Thanks for playing!

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Verbalize the Positive

That debut is surely among the most potent ever!

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67 Comments
  1. 500! Feels weird doing this in the morning instead of late afternoon.

  2. jprobichaud permalink

    *Hangs head* 200.

  3. 500 as I have pushed too much important information out to see the dumb.

  4. 500. Start the day with a jackpot!

  5. 400 – what a great album!
    Milo.

  6. Haha I do declare I’d got 500 this week before you even got to the questions!

  7. Only 300 this week, even though I’m on record as loving this particular artist. Ever since Predator in 1988.

    • I remember you telling me about the Helicopter scene – and as an Arrested Development fan, the involvement of Carl Weathers doesn’t hurt either!

  8. An easy one when you do your daddy’s will.

  9. Zack permalink

    500!

  10. 300 for me!

  11. Tied again at 300. Grrrrrrr.

  12. 200. I never thought about the fact that he might have a last name.

  13. 300 with a whomp be bop a whomp bam boom!

  14. A cool 500 for me please.

  15. 400 for me, 300 for Mika

  16. 400 for me this week!

  17. I’m taking home another 500 points! woop!

  18. 400 points

  19. 200, almost 300

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