Monday, June 10, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: Recording Acts on the "B"- List


Before getting to the answers, here are the names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers this week. 

1st place- Becky: 37 pts... two wks in a row, good job!
2nd place- Jennifer: 34 pts 
3rd place- Jenna and Teresa: 33 pts each

Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.


1. 2 pts- The Beatles
2. 2 pts- David Bowie
3. 2 pts- Boyz II Men. This group's  first #1 hit appeared on thesoundtrack of what 1992 Eddie Murphy romantic comedy?  3 bonus pts- Boomerang (the song was The End of the Road)
4. 2 pts- Pat Benatar
5. 2 pts- James Brown


6. 3 pts- Busta Rhymes
7. 2 pts- Chuck Berry
8. 2 pts- The Banana Splits
9. 2 pts- The Bangles. This band's first hit (which peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1986) was written by what legendary singer/musician? 3 bonus pts- Prince (the song was Manic Monday)
10. 4 pts- B.o.B- No one got this correct

11. 3 pts- The Black Eyed Peas- The photo above is from the cover of their 2000 album Bridging the Gap, which was released during the pre-Fergie era. 
12. 4 pts- Blur
13. 2 pts- Mary J. Blige
14. 2 pts- The Beastie Boys In 1985, this group served as the opening act for what future Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's debut  concert tour? 4 bonus pts- Madonna
15. 6 pts- Boyce & HartNo one got this correct. Boyce & Hart are best known for writing such Monkees tunes as (Theme from) the Monkees, Last Train to Clarksville, (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone, and Words. The duo also had some success as a recording act in their own right, with such hits as I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight and Alice Long (You're Still My Favorite Girlfriend). 

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