Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #139- 10/22/03

Big Ten: Hawkeyes, Gophers, and Badgers

In researching this quiz, I was surprised at the numbers of rock-and-roll plane crashes that happened in these three states. I wonder why? Anyways, here's the music associated with Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

1. Bob Dylan grew up in Hibbing, Minnesota, but what city was he actually born in?
2. And what revisited highway runs through that city?
3. The Violent Femmes are from what Wisconsin city?
4. What is Prince's real name?
5. And what was his first chart hit?
6. Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper played their last gigs in what Iowa city?
7. Janet Jackson yells "Minneapolis!" in which of her hits?
8. The Minneapolis club First Avenue and 7th Street Entry was featured in what 80s blockbuster movie?
9. What famous Jazz Age trumpet player was from Davenport, Iowa?
10. Where was the Edmund Fitzgerald coming back from?
11. The 1980 hit "Funkytown" was recorded by a group of Minneapolis session musicians. What name did they record under?
12. Minneapolis-based producers Jimmy Jam Harris and Terry Lewis met while playing with what band?
13. What was Bob Dylan's most successful hit, from 1965?
14. What 60s soul singer died when his plane crashed into a lake in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1967?
15. What 80s blues guitarist died when his helicopter crashed into a hillside near East Troy, Wisconsin, in 1990?
16. What is the name of the enormous music festival that takes place every year in Milwaukee around the Fourth of July?
17. What Broadway musical is set in fictional River City, Iowa?

Bonus: What Minneapolis-based TV show produced such musical moments as "Let's Have a Patrick Swayze Christmas," "Hike Up Your Pants," "Creepy Girl" and "Clown in the Sky?"

Good Luck!!!

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