Tuesday, August 19, 2008

trivia tuesday



welcome to trivia tuesday. you know the rules, but here is a quick reminder: no cheating or googling...you have until i go to bed tonight to answer the questions...i will post the correct answers along with the name of the brain of the week on wednesday morning.

the theme: seventies trivia



1. who was the first musical guest on saturday night live? janis ian

2. what group won the "best new artist" grammy in 1972?
america

3. barry manilow was a producer/arranger for what famous vocalist?
bette midler

4. what was cher's given first name? cherilyn

5. rod stewart's 1977 hit "the first cut is the deepest" was written by who?

cat stevens


6. what year did casey kasem's american top 40 debut? 1970 (and yes, crista, he is OLD)

7. what group won grammys for record, song, and album of the year in 1970?
simon and garfunkel


8. what was elvis' last movie? elvis on tour

9. what chuck berry classic did the beach boys use to help with a comeback in 1976? rock & roll music

10. what was the jackson 5's first smash hit? i want you back


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good grief! i thought this would be easier for you music buffs. (i mean, i couldn't have answered any of them, but i had faith in you!)

the big brain award goes to crista! good for you! you got 3 right.

joel, you got a big goose egg. good job for trying. A for effort.

coming up next week...80's trivia. thanks for playing!



5 comments:

Me said...

1. who was the first musical guest on saturday night live?

Janis something but not Joplin

2. what group won the "best new artist" grammy in 1972?

Villiage People

3. barry manilow was a producer/arranger for what famous vocalist?

Courtney Love

4. what was cher's given first name?

Cherilyn

5. rod stewart's 1977 hit "the first cut is the deepest" was written by who?

Cat Stevens

6. what year did casey kasem's american top 40 debut?

1918 - that dude is old

7. what group won grammys for record, song, and album of the year in 1970?

Elmo, Sesame Street's Greatest Hits, Tell Me How To Get To Sesame Street

8. what was elvis' last movie?

Elvis shakes it

9. what chuck berry classic did the beach boys use to help with a comeback in 1976?

well it wasn't Kokomo

10. what was the jackson 5's first smash hit?

ABC? That is the only one I can even think of!

Joel, Hillary & Camden said...

1. Rolling Stones...that should cover enough decades
2. The Brady Bunch
3. Dionne Warwick
4. Cleopatra
5. Stevie Wonder
6. 1976...The bicentennial
7. The Partridge Family
8. Something in Hawaii
9. The twist
10. ABC

Sara said...

1. who was the first musical guest on saturday night live?
Paul Simon

2. what group won the "best new artist" grammy in 1972?
the Bee Gees

3. barry manilow was a producer/arranger for what famous vocalist?
Prince

4. what was cher's given first name?
Cherilyn

5. rod stewart's 1977 hit "the first cut is the deepest" was written by who?
Cat Stevens

6. what year did casey kasem's american top 40 debut?
1952

7. what group won grammys for record, song, and album of the year in 1970?
the Beatles

8. what was elvis' last movie?
Viva Las Vegas

9. what chuck berry classic did the beach boys use to help with a comeback in 1976?
The Twist!

10. what was the jackson 5's first smash hit?
ABC

Debbie Yost said...

1. who was the first musical guest on saturday night live? I just saw this show too! I know the host was George Carlin

2. what group won the "best new artist" grammy in 1972? Bee Gees

3. barry manilow was a producer/arranger for what famous vocalist? Bette Middler

4. what was cher's given first name? No clue

5. rod stewart's 1977 hit "the first cut is the deepest" was written by who? Paul McCartney

6. what year did casey kasem's american top 40 debut? 1978

7. what group won grammys for record, song, and album of the year in 1970? ABBA

8. what was elvis' last movie? Blue Hawaii

9. what chuck berry classic did the beach boys use to help with a comeback in 1976? No idea

10. what was the jackson 5's first smash hit? I really thought I'd be able to answer some of these!

Carol VR said...

Jackson 5?!?

Wow, I remeber watching them on a show when I was a kid.

Was it ABC, 123.

I really don't know.