Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #107 - 3/12/03

Celtic Fest


1. This Jamaican music legend's father was born in Wales. Who is he, mon?: Bob Marley
2. "It's Not Unusual" to remember the name of this Welsh crooner.
: Tom Jones
3. What British group recorded their third album at Bron-Yr-Aur Cottage in South Snowdonia, Wales?
: Led Zeppelin
4. "Those Were The Days" was a 1968 hit for this Welsh singer.
: Mary Hopkin
5. U2 was formed in Dublin, Ireland, but what member of that band is of Welsh descent?
: Dave "The Edge" Evans
6. According to the Who, who "lived in the sand at the Isle of Man?"
: "Happy Jack"
7. Bob Zimmerman, of Hibbing, Minnesota, re-named himself after what famed Welsh poet?
: Dylan Thomas
8. What Gilbert and Sullivan opera involves pirates in a famous Cornish city?
: "The Pirates of Penzance"
9. Of Barry, Robin, Maurice, or Andy, which Gibb was not born on the Isle of Man?
: Andy Gibb
10. What Scottish band, named for a British inventor, often used Celtic-like melodies in their music?
: Jethro Tull
11. Which Welsh singer had a "Total Eclipse of the Heart" in the fall of 1983?
: Bonnie Tyler
12. What Broadway musical includes a song with the line "Hear a Yorkshireman, or worse, hear a Cornishman converse, I'd rather hear a choir singing flat?
: My Fair Lady (the song is "Why Can't the English")
13. This current pop singer, from Louisiana, shares a first name with the Celtic part of France. Who is she?
: Britney ("Brittany") Spears
14. Opera singer Bryn Terfel is from what country?
: Wales
15. Which member of the Who spent his childhood summers on the Isle of Man, inspiring the song in question #6 above?
: Pete Townshend
16. Which Welsh-born actress surprised everyone when she did her own singing in the movie "Chicago?":
Catherine Zeta-Jones
17. "Dog My Cat" is an appropriately-named album by this Canadian folk-singer born on the Isle of Man.
: Harry Manx

Bonus: One of Becky's Island's favorite musicians traced his roots to the Spanish Celtic province of Galicia, specifically the city of La Coruna in which his father and grandfather were from. He himself was born in San Francisco. Who is he?: Jerry Garcia. His mother was part-Irish, too, just for the record. No wonder he liked bluegrass so much!

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