Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #105 - 2/26/03

All Those Years Ago


1. Perennial Fourth of July favorite by Tchaikovsky: The 1812 Overture
2. The Bee Gees' first hit
: "New York Mining Disaster 1941"
3. Peter Nero's only pop hit, from 1971
: "Summer of '42"
4. Four Seasons hit from early 1976
: "December 1963"
5. The highest-charting hit of Paul Davis' career
: "'65 Love Affair"
6."I got my first real six-string, bought it at the five and dime"
: "Summer of '69"
7. Dickie Goodman break-in record that featured King Faisal as a character:
"Energy Crisis '74
8. Smashing Pumpkins hit from 1996:
9. Van Halen's last album with David Lee Roth
: 1984
10. Closing track to Paul McCartney's "Band on the Run" album
: "Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five"
11. "Should we talk about the weather?" asked Michael Stipe on this REM hit
: "Pop Song '89"
12. Song Elton John sang at Princess Diana's funeral
: "Candle in the Wind 1997"
13. That Prince song
: "1999"
14. "Rock The Casbah" was sampled in this Will Smith hit
: "Will 2K"
15. The movie that featured Richard Strauss' "Also Sprach Zarathustra"
: 2001, A Space Odyssey
16. Rush's 1976 breakthrough concept album
: 2112
17. A futuristic nightmare from one-hit wonders Zager and Evans
: "In The Year 2525"

Bonus: My all-time favorite TV show, that featured embarassing performances from Steve Alaimo, Paul Anka, Hoyt Axton, Dick Contino, The Beau Brummels, Little Richard, Mel Torme, and Mary Wells, among other music stars: Mystery Science Theater 3000

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