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Artist of the Week II – Quiz #46

November 18, 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, Little Richard, Björk, Ryan Adams, Elvis Presley, The Police, Iron Maiden, Kate Bush, Snoop Dogg, ZZ Top, Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Joel, Duke Ellington, Meat Loaf, Sheryl Crow, Boston, Queen, Buddy Holly, Outkast, Motörhead, Rod Stewart, k.d. Lang, The White Stripes

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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 The White Stripes last week.

The results after 45 weeks (as of Wednesday evening – results submitted after that time will be added next week):

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after 45

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Ready for Quiz #46?

Magnificent!

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

For:

500 points………………..American artist, born in Georgia in 1930, he has a pair of albums on the 1001 list: one proclaiming his “Genius” as a vocalist/pianist…

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400 points………………..and another that is credited with breaking down barriers in popular music, 1962’s Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music

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300 points……………….In a 2004 biopic, he was portrayed by Jamie Foxx

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200 points………………He shares a first name with the Madonna album, _____ of light; his second name is the same as the heir apparent to the British throne

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100 points………………..The artist is R____ C________

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Answer: راي تشارلز

(Please post your points earned in the comments section)

Thanks for playing!

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Verbalize the Positive

There’s a lemonheads tune, Bit Part, with the line “I want a bit part in your life”

I appreciate you folks letting me have a bit part in your lives with these Sunday quizzes!

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52 Comments
  1. 500. The Georgia bit makes it pretty easy, since he has a song about it.

  2. 400 as I am dull-witted today…

  3. Happy to report I’m all in for 500 today!

  4. 500 each for me and Mika.

  5. Gee – or in fact, two Gs – made clue one a gimme. So 500 please Mr Music!

  6. Suspected at 500. Confirmed at 400. Ain’t misbehaving that’s the truth

  7. 500 and the perfect Sunday soundtrack thank you very much.

  8. 300 this week Geoff!
    Future is bright! Gotta wear my shades!

  9. 500 for me. Being from Georgia, I would never be welcome back to the state if I didn’t know this one.

  10. Blind guess for 500! Pun very much intended…
    Milo.

  11. Zack permalink

    500. Love this guy.

  12. I’ll take a 500 this week.

  13. jprobichaud permalink

    500 for me too. And that’s after misreading the first clue.

    I love that Lemonheads tune by the way. Cheers.

  14. 500 for me too, for once!

  15. 500! That first clue was genius.

  16. I’ve seen the film so i guess that came in handy. 300 points

  17. The G-word tipped me. 500. Woulda been 400 for sure anyway, but I’ll take the 5!

  18. I’m back with 500, sorry that was tooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo easy! 🙂

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