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Artist of the Week III – Quiz #20

May 19, 2019

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Exceptional Artist of the Week III Series logo by Sarca @ caughtmegaming

2019 Artists of the Week (so far): George Harrison, Notorious B.I.G., Amy Winehouse, Van Halen, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mariah Carey, Elton John, Gorillaz, Led Zeppelin, Aretha Franklin, Cheap Trick, Can, Kanye West, Fleetwood Mac, Morrissey, Franz Ferdinand, Black Sabbath, Tina Turner, Jeff Buckley

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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 Jeff Buckley last week.

The results after 19 weeks (as of Friday evening – results submitted after that time will be added next week):

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Ready for Quiz #20?

Spectacular!

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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 #20
Record POINTS Earned (Not Artist Name) in the comments
(scroll down for additional clues)

For:

500 points………………..Though derided by many as being merely a manufactured copycat pop band, this American group’s 1967 album, Headquarters, is on the 1001 list

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400 points………………..This intentionally misspelled animal group/TV show was name-checked by Ozzy Osbourne in the 1995 film, The Jerky Boys, in his inimitable Ozzy fashion, “The (curse word) _____________???!!!”

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300 points……………….When Jimi Hendrix opened for this group, concert attendees changed the lyrics from Foxy Lady to Foxy Davy (as a tip of the hat to this group’s Davy Jones)

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200 points………………..Hey Hey! We’re (this week’s artist)

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100 points………………..The artist is The M___________s

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Answer:  القرود

(Please post your points earned in the comments section)

Thanks for playing!

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Verbalize the Positive

Headquarters is a good one – I’m pleased to have the LP in the collection!

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69 Comments
  1. 500 and a funny look and now that the quiz has happened I can go to bed. Just so we are clear Axl Rose ripped Davy’s dance off.

    • I hope they were able to work out some sort of settlement that allowed both to continue dancing!

  2. 500 for the randy scouse git please.

  3. 500… cos we’re the young generation!

  4. Harrison permalink

    200 please

  5. 500 please. Not a trace of doubt in my mind.

    • 500 points may be meant for someone else as well – but they are meant for you this week too, Steve!

  6. 500 for me because I am a believer!!

  7. Another 500 on dumb luck!

  8. Gah!
    300 points!

  9. 400 for me please!

  10. 500 thanks to a stupendously lucky guess.

  11. Zack permalink

    400 this week. Not bad.

  12. 500 for me this week.

  13. jprobichaud permalink

    500 for me. I used to watch their show all the time as a kid.

  14. 500 because childhood.

  15. 400, please!

  16. 500! Everytime I see their name I think of that scene from Jerky Boys.

  17. 500! They were my first-ever favourite band — I listened to a best-of compilation of theirs pretty much every day between ages 9-11, and Davy was my first crush…

  18. 500 this week!

  19. 500 each for me and Mika.

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