Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #130 - 8/20/03

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1. What R&B was formed while all the members were students at Tuskegee University in Alabama?: The Commodores
2. Madonna won a dance scholarship to what university in her home state?
The University of Michigan
3. Quarry Bank Grammar School, Liverpool College of Art, and the Liverpool Institute are associated with what band?
: The Beatles
4. Which country superstar of the '90s attended Oklahoma State University on a track scholarship?
: Garth Brooks
5. He wasn't allowed to study his chosen instrument at the New York High School for the Performing Arts because banjo is not used in the orchestra. He's been pretty successful on it, though - who is he?
: Bela Fleck
6. Mount Temple High School, in Dublin, was the meeting place for the members of what band?
: U2
7. Temple University, in Philadelphia, was the meeting place for the members of what duo?
: Daryl Hall and John Oates
8. This Southern band named themselves after a physical education teacher at their high school.
: Lynyrd Skynyrd (his name was Leonard Skinner, and he later became a fan of the band)
9. Which member of the Grateful Dead graduated from the College of San Mateo and later studied music composition at Mills College?
: Phil Lesh
10. He dropped out of the London School of Economics to sing with a band - good training for managing the millions he later made. Who is he?
: Mick Jagger
11. This band's guitarist/keyboardist has a master's in mechanical engineering from MIT. So why didn't he call it "Cambridge?"
: Boston
12. He really was a "young teacher, the subject of schoolgirl fantasies" before joining up with The Police.
: Sting
13. Which future member of the Eagles was a student at Kent State University during the shooting incident?
: Joe Walsh
14. She found more success as a singer in San Francisco than she did as a student at the University of Texas in the '60s.
: Janis Joplin
15. Who earned a degree in psychology from the University of Miami while moonlighting as a singer with the Miami Latin Boys?
: Gloria Estefan
16. The horn players of Chicago all attended which university?
: DePaul University
17. Walter Becker's and Donald Fagen's "old school" is this college, located in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. (Oh no, William and Mary won't do.)
: Bard College

Bonus: This British band boasted all four members with university degrees: the singer studied illustration and design, the drummer studied biology, the bassist studied electronics, and the guitarist has a doctorate in astronomy. What is the group?: Queen

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