Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #3 - 3/7/01

Luck Of The Irish


1. What was Thin Lizzy's only U.S. chart hit?: "The Boys are Back In Town"
2. Dolores O'Riordan is lead singer of what band?:
The Cranberries
3. Who is U2's "Pride (In The Name of Love)" about?:
Martin Luther King, Jr.
4. What is the mistake in the lyrics of that song?:
The song says he was killed "early morning, April 4;" it actually happened in the evening.
5. Name the Irish band who hit it big with "C'est La Vie" in 1998:
6. What English singer of part-Irish ancestry recorded "Give Ireland Back to the Irish?":
Paul McCartney
7. Who was the first Irish-born artist inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of
Van Morrison
8. Who is Declan Patrick McManus?:
Elvis Costello
9. What American singer with a very Irish last name led his interracial band
to five Number 1 hits in the '70s?:
Harry Wayne Casey, "KC" of the Sunshine Band
10. Lee Loughnane is a founding member of Chicago. What instrument does he play?: The trumpet
11. Who wrote Sinead O'Connor's hit "Nothing Compares 2 U?":
12. Which member of Culture Club was of Irish ancestry?:
Boy George, born George O'Dowd
13. Who was the guitarist for Survivor who co-wrote "Eye of the Tiger?": Frankie Sullivan
14. What was Bob Geldof's band's name?:
The Boomtown Rats
15. Though he had a Spanish last name, this late San Francisco guitarist was
part Irish on his mother's side. Who was he?:
Jerry Garcia, and I betcha didn't know that!
16. Name the Irish-themed 1983 song by Dexy's Midnight Runners:
"Come On Eileen"

17. Which two members of U2 were actually born in Ireland?: Bono and Larry Mullen, Jr.

18. Who played Paul's Grandfather in "A Hard Day's Night?":
Irish-born actor Wilfrid Brambell.

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