Pop Quiz: What Do These Artists Have in Common?

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Each group of artists listed below have something in common. Can you identify the link between the artists in each group?

Some are easy, others are tough. Answers will be posted in comments section.

1) Neil Young, Loverboy, Joni Mitchell, The Guess Who, Barenaked Ladies, Rush

2) Donna Summer, Kiss, Parliament, Village People

3) John Denver, Jim Croce, Otis Redding, Patsy Cline

4) Dionne Warwick, Frankie Valli, Dolly Parton, Samantha Sang, Yvonne Elliman, Tavares, Kenny Rogers, Barbra Streisand

5) Paul McCartney, Kurt Cobain, Elliott Easton, Jimi Hendrix

6) Aerosmith, Guster, Boston, The Cars

7) The Beach Boys, AC/DC, Bee Gees, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Heart, The Black Crowes, The Kinks

8) Lauren Hill, Christopher Cross, Starland Vocal Band, America, Debby Boone, Jody Watley, Men at Work, fun.

9) The Sex Pistols, The Postal Service, The La’s, Blind Faith, Jeff Buckley, Rockpile, Derek & the Dominos

10) Cream, Jimi Hendrix Experience, Ben Folds Five, America, Run-DMC, The Police, Salt ‘n’ Pepa, ZZ Top

Pop Quiz: The Sunshine Music Mix

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How many of the 14 “sunshine song” snippets can you identify? Use the comments section to post your guesses.

A Pop (Music) Quiz

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1. Name three popular 80’s songs that mention eyewear in their titles.

2. Name three classic 70’s pop rock tunes that are about fictitious bands.

3. Name three 70’s top 5 hits whose titles begin with the words “The Night…”

4. Name at least:

Two bands who are named after major American cities

Two bands named after states

One band named after a border between two states

Two bands named after continents

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Post your guesses in the comment section.

Answers will appear in comment section later this week.

Pop Quiz: Taylor Swift Song or Self-Help Book?

swiftThink you can tell one of Taylor Swift’s musical declarations of independence from something on the “You Can Do It” shelf at Barnes & Noble? Take the quiz at BuzzFeed:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/rdio/quiz-taylor-swift-song-or-self-help-book

Pop Quiz: Indie Rock Frontman or Random Guy in Brooklyn?

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Think you know Indie Rock? Can you tell a band frontman from some random Brooklyn guy? Test yourself with this quiz at BuzzFeed:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/rdio/quiz-indie-rock-frontman-or-random-guy-in-brookly-6uiu?b=1

Drum Fill Friday Quizzes: Match the Drum Fill to the Album It’s From

Kiss drummer Eric Singer at a 2006 concert.

I had a blast with these. Enjoy:

http://www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/145504087/drum-fill-friday

(Source: NPR Music)

Can You ID These Pop Stars 2 (Answers)

1 Jim Morrison

2 Neil Young

3 Snoop Dogg

4 Debbie Harry

5 Eddie Van Halen

6 Stevie Nicks

7 Tom Petty

8 Johnny Cash

9 Bruce Springsteen

10 Steven Tyler

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