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Artist of the Week IV – Quiz #46

November 15, 2020
ArtistoftheweekIV

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, Soundgarden, Dave Matthews Band, Stephen Stills, New Order, The Wallflowers, Billie Holiday, Earth Wind & Fire, Nirvana, Nick Drake, The Guess Who, Norah Jones, Cat Stevens, Blur, Faith No More, The Carpenters, Marilyn Manson, Run DMC, The Clash, Van Morrison, Tracy Chapman

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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 Tracy Chapman last week.

The results after 45 weeks (as of Thursday evening – results submitted after that time will be added to next week’s spreadsheet):

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Ready for Quiz #46?

Keep on Truckin’!

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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 band, formed in California in 1965. They often had a pair of drummers (The Rhythm Devils, Bill Kreutzmann & Mickey Hart) and they have a pair of albums on the 1001 list: a 1969 live album…

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400 points…………………and one of their 1970 albums (featuring the tracks Box of Rain & Ripple), the studio album that shares a name with the 1999 film below:

Untitled presentation (6)

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300 points……………………One of the late founders of the band is celebrated (through wordplay) by the Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream flavour below:

Untitled presentation (5)

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200 points………………..The band name is the OPPOSITE of the word clue below:

Untitled presentation (7)

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100 points………………..The artist is The G___________ D_____

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Answer: ميت بالامتنان

(Please post your points earned in the comments section)

Thanks for playing!

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Verbalize the Positive

Always nice to be able to include Peter Gallagher in a visual clue!

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49 Comments
  1. Yes 500 at last again…

  2. 500. I have never seen a CD copy of American Beauty.

  3. 400, due to Freaks And Geeks

  4. 500 this week (though I especially appreciate the ice-cream-themed 300 clue)!

  5. Yuk! 400 again please.

    I love the artwork but they disappoint me so much! They should sound immense and cosmic, not like a C+W bar band!

  6. 500 for me as I actually knew one of the drummers names.

  7. Fellow blogging pal Jeff Japp from Cali loves these guys. He has seen them so many times I guess he’s a Deadhead! lol So because of Mr Japps blog “I will get by with 500 points and I will survive!”

  8. 300 today. I knew the drummer’s name but couldn’t remember which band.

  9. Zack permalink

    500, but I wish it was less. I really don’t like these guys.

    • Those are good weeks though, Zack – when you get a perfect score despite spending as little time as possible actually listening to the group!

    • Hear, hear! I’m with you Zack.

  10. I’m gratefully well versed in this band’s history so I’m good for 500!

  11. jprobichaud permalink

    500. But it was your bonus hint at the beginning that tipped me off.

    • I”m pleased it helped, JP!

      • jprobichaud permalink

        It did for sure. I think a friend of mine put that one track on a mixed tape for me once. Probably why it stuck out,

  12. Not familiar with The Rhythm Devils unfortunately so 400 will have to suffice.

  13. Back in the 500 column!

  14. 500 please!

  15. 500 like a Doo Dah Man

  16. 400 for Mika, 300 for me.

  17. Yikes. As a drummer I hang my head in shame. 300 points – thanks goodness for ice cream 🙂

  18. Harrison permalink

    300 please

  19. 400 this time.

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