Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #83 - 9/25/02

Famous People in Songs, Part 1 - Musicians

Each of the lyric lines in this week's quiz mentions a real person who happens to be a musician, or a real musical group. Be alert: not all the musicians are from rock, and sometimes only the first or last name is mentioned. The number of X's in the line indicates the number of missing words.

1. "I feel so suicidal, just like X's Mr. Jones" (Beatles)
2. "Roll over X, dig these rhythm and blues" (Chuck Berry/Beatles/ELO)
3. "We'll put the speakers in the window and we'll go, on the roof and listen to XX echo to the alley down below" (Rod Stewart)
4. "It's not XX and this is not Thriller" (Run-DMC)
5. "You ain't bad but we've heard it all before, yeah it sounds like X, X and X (Sugarloaf)
6. "The street sounds like a symphony, we got XX and A Love Supreme" (U2)
7. "When X sings, I hear violins" (ABC)
8. "Up all night with XX, I got to tell you, poker's his thing" (Grand Funk)
9. "And I've been calling, Hey Hey X, can't you come out and play" (Elton John)
10."To the sound of old XX, and Who's Next" (The Who)
11. "X, you were a friend of mine" (Commodores)
12. "To the sounds of the guitar, yeah, yeah, played by XX" (Santana)
13. It's not for lack of bread, like the XX" (Cowsills)
14. "My heart is like an open highway, like X said, I did it my way" (Bon Jovi)
15. "XX and the X were at the best place around" (Deep Purple)
16. "The other night I dreamt of knives, continental drift divide, mountains sit in a line, XX" (R.E.M.)
17. "I'm not the first king of controversy, I am the worst thing since XX" (Eminem)

Bonus: What three bands were name-checked by James Brown in his 1976 hit "Get Up Offa That Thing?"

Good Luck!!!

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