Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #599 - 8/15/12

It Really Happened


1. Man learns of a friend's death, withdraws from heroin, goes into mental hospital: "Fire and Rain," James Taylor
2. Man meets old girlfriend while shopping
: "Same Auld Lang Syne," Dan Fogelberg"
3. Man wears dark clothes so that people remember the less fortunate
: "Man In Black," Johnny Cash
4. Child dies in fall from high-rise window
: "Tears In Heaven," Eric Clapton
5. Singer plays current music when fans are expecting oldies; gets booed
: "Garden Party," Rick Nelson
6. Performance hall in lakeside city burns to ground; band needs to find a new place to record
: "Smoke On The Water," Deep Purple
7. Soldiers shoot four students at Midwestern university
: "Ohio," Crosby Stills Nash & Young
8. Man takes job as a lounge singer/pianist
: "Piano Man," Billy Joel
9. Man and woman get married, travel around, do performance art
: "The Ballad of John and Yoko," Beatles
10. Woman plays Woodstock and is impressed by what she sees in the audience
: "Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)," Melanie
11. Misfit boy shoots self in front of his school class
: "Jeremy," Pearl Jam
12. Woman recovers from serious injury
: "Coming Out Of The Dark," Gloria Estefan
13. Little girl gets teased about the unusual hand-made garment she has to wear
: "Coat Of Many Colors," Dolly Parton
14. Singer is ill before concert, is treated by doctor
: "Comfortably Numb," Pink Floyd
15. Rapper breaks jaw in car accident
: "Through The Wire," Kanye West
16. Man attempts suicide, but a friend catches him in the act and then talks him out of getting married
: "Someone Saved My Life Tonight," Elton John
17. Singer leaves band for solo career after seeing Bruce Springsteen live in concert
: "Solsbury Hill," Peter Gabriel

Bonus: Band travels country, gets into trouble in New Orleans: "Truckin," Grateful Dead

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