Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #517 - 1/19/11

1941: 70-Year Birthdays


1. This Mexican-American female folksinger, famous for such songs as "We Shall Overcome" and "Diamonds and Rust," was born on January 9, 1941.: Joan Baez
2. Born on January 21, 1941, he famously opened Woodstock strumming his guitar and singing "Freedom, freedom, freedom, freedom"
: Richie Havens
3. This gem of a Brooklyn-born singer-songwriter, who celebrates his70th birthday on January 24, was just elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
: Neil Diamond
4. This Brazilian bandleader famous for covering Beatles songs will celebrate birthday number 70, not 66 or 77, this year on February 11.
: Sergio Mendes
5. Will his cousin Brian Wilson show up for this nasal-voiced bass singer's 70th birthday celebration on March 15?
: Mike Love
6. This future saxophone legend wasn't yet a "Big Man" when he was born on March 17, 1941. And his name's not Patrick.
: Clarence Clemons
7. How does it feel, how does it feel, to be on your own, with no direction home, and to be 70 this year on May 24?
: Bob Dylan
8. The last original member to join the Rolling Stones, this jazz aficionado and cancer survivor was born on June 2, 1941, in London.
: Charlie Watts
9. Born on July 22, 1941, he'll have to have two parties this year: one for his Parliament bandmates and one for his Funkadelic bandmates.
: George Clinton
10. This Lebanese-Canadian singer and songwriter who turns 70 on July 30 was only 16 when he had his first hit, "Diana." And don't mention Girls Town.
: Paul Anka
11. He's a former Byrd, a member of a group with his name in the title, a sailor, an ex-con, and the father of two of Melissa Etheridge's children, and he was born on August 14, 1941.
: David Crosby
12. The most famous lead singer of Blood, Sweat & Tears was born on September 13, 1941, in England and later moved with his family to Canada.
: David Clayton-Thomas
13. Come on baby, let's do The Twist at his 70th birthday party on October 3.
: Chubby Checker
14. Steve Cropper was born October 21, 1941, and Donald Dunn was born on November 24, 1941. With what two bands are they associated?
: Booker T. and the MGs, and the Blues Brothers Band
15. Also born on October 21, 1941, in Johannesburg, South Africa, was Manfred Sepse Lubowitz. By what name do we know him better?
: Manfred Mann
16. The unluckiest guy in rock history, this drummer was born in India on November 24, 1941. He'd later move to Liverpool. Who is he?
: Pete Best
17. The leader of Earth Wind & Fire was born in Memphis on December 19, 1941.
: Maurice White

Bonus: Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel were both born in 1941. Who is older?: Paul Simon, by about three weeks

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