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Artist of the Week IV – Quiz #26

June 28, 2020


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

2020 Artists of the Week (so far):

The CurePublic Enemy, Steely Dan, Taylor Swift, Venom, Chuck Berry, Dixie Chicks, Billy Idol, Randy Newman, Jay-Z, Alanis Morissette, Pulp, The Byrds, Love, Queen Latifah, Muddy Waters, Robbie Williams, Rage Against the Machine, The Cars, Janet Jackson, King Crimson, Arcade Fire, James Brown, Daft Punk, PJ Harvey


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

Congrats to all those who correctly identified PJ Harvey last week.

The results after 25 weeks (as of Tuesday morning – results submitted after that time will be added to next week’s spreadsheet):


after week 25


Ready for Quiz #26?

It’s an all Math Equation Week (ain’t no week like a math equation week?)!


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!


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


500 points…………………American band, one of many groups formed in Seattle that reached their commercial peak in the 1990s. One of the songs from this group’s 1991 album, Badmotorfinger, is pictured below:

quiz (3)






400 points……………….The track below (whose main riff is played in a 7/4 time signature) was written by the group’s lead singer / rhythm guitarist, the late / great Chris Cornell







300 points……………………Another of their hits, also in hastily assembled visual arts form:

quiz (1)






200 points………………..One-word, two-part band name:

The first part* : Simon & Garfunkel’s, The _______ of Silence (or the missing word in the Ontario City below)
The second part: GNR’s (or I suppose, The Bible’s) _________ of Eden

quiz (4)






100 points………………..The artist is S______g__________





Answer: ساوند جاردن

(Please post your points earned in the comments section)

Thanks for playing!


Verbalize the Positive

*The part about the first part, reminds me of one of the many classic Marx Brothers scenes from A Night at the Opera!

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  1. 500. I remember how they were featured on Microsoft Encarta back in the day.

  2. 200 points because I am slow witted today.

  3. Harrison permalink

    200 please

  4. The full 500 today please.

  5. I have outshined everyone with my 500 points.

  6. I will take a big fat 500 this week, thank you very much!

  7. Zack permalink

    500. One of my favorites!

  8. Funny enough I was researching the 1997 original demise of this band earlier in the week. 500.

  9. 500 at bats for Ty Cobb

    • I remember last week you said the good ship Deke was taking on water – good news, the watercraft has been repaired & it’s back to smooth sailing!

  10. 200 today.

  11. jprobichaud permalink

    500 for me. I was always a fan of the spoon solo in a certain song of theirs.

  12. 500. My kinda artist

  13. 500! Grunge gods with a nod to Sabbath. Loved them!

  14. 500 each for me and Mika.

  15. 500! (My Dad loves this band, and was also born in Pittsburgh — and is a huge Penguins supporter, albeit from the other side of the world!)

  16. 500, please! No escaping them in the ’90s!

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