Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #332 - 7/4/07

Georgia On My Mind

Georgia was the southernmost of the original Thirteen Colonies, and it certainly has made its mark on the American music scene. All the answers this week have some ties to the Empire State of the South. Anyone want some peaches?

1. Born in Albany, Georgia, but raised in Florida, his version of "Georgia On My Mind" was named the official State Song of Georgia in 1979.
2. Formed by University of Georgia students in 1980, their big albums included "Automatic for the People," "Out of Time," and "Monster."
3. Based in Atlanta, their "Ms. New Booty" was a Top Ten hit in 2006.
4. He was born Richard Penniman in Macon, Georgia, but we know this early rock singer by what name?
5. Born in Clarksdale, Georgia, his comedy hits include "The Streak," "Ahab the Arab" and "Santa Claus Is Watching You."
6. What Georgia city is associated with the Allman Brothers Band?
7. East Point musicians Andre 3000 and Big Boi used this name when performing together
8. Though his biggest hit, "(Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay," was set in San Francisco, he was born in Dawson, Georgia, and grew up in Macon.
9. What Atlanta-based retro band of the early 1990s toured as part of the Furthur Festival in 1997?
10. When this president was governor of Georgia, he invited Bob Dylan, the Band, and Gregg Allman to visit the Governors Mansion.
11. This Athens-based band had hits with "Love Shack" and "Roam," and we can't forget "Rock Lobster" either.
12. It's not surprising she'd have a Number One hit with "Midnight Train to Georgia" - after all, she was born in Atlanta.
13. This comedienne had a one-off hit with "The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia" in 1973
14. This rapper and actor, raised in Atlanta, mentioned the Georgia Dome in his "What's Your Fantasy."
15. When "The Devil Went Down To Georgia" in 1979, what was the name of the fiddle player he met?
16. Max Steiner was nominated for an Oscar for Best Music for his score to this 1939 classic set in Georgia during the Civil War.
17. This soul and R&B legend was born in South Carolina, but was raised in Augusta, Georgia - the civic center there is named for him.

Bonus: If you're ever in Atlanta during the summer, you might want to stop by this outdoor concert venue, but don't forget your picnic basket!

Good Luck!!!

Quiz #332 Answers

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