Sunday, August 30, 2009

One Man Band - Random Trivia Answers

  • A1) Person. Stuart Leslie Goddard renamed himself after a nervous breakdown, although he did also once call his band Adam and the Ants.
  • A2) Band. The English group won the 1981 Eurovision Song Contest with "Making Your Mind Up".
  • A3) Person. Although Johann Holzel is Austrian, he hit the U.S. pop charts with English and German lyrics in "Rock Me Amadeus" and "Der Kommisar".
  • A4) Person. James Newell Osterberg, Jr. took his stage name from his first band, the Iguanas.
  • A5) Person. Clyde Jackson Browne was born in Germany in 1948 and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.
  • A6) Band. The English group melded the word "jam", as in "jam session", with "Iroquois", as in "Iroquois Indians".
  • A7) Band. Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood, and Hillary Scott formed their country group in 2006.
  • A8) Band. The British girl group recorded with Alesha Dixon, Su-Elise Nash, Sabrina Washington, and Zena McNally from 1999 to 2001 before McNally left the band.
  • A9) Band. Cousins Gary LeVox and Jay DeMarcus teamed up with Joe Don Rooney for ten number one country songs.
  • A10) Band. The Florida alt-rock band was named for nun Sister Hazel Williams in 1994.
  • A11) Band. Milton Bradley forced the band to change its name from Shrinky Dinx, which was too close to toy's name.
  • A12) Band. Carol Decker's group was named for the Star Trek Vulcan priestess in 1986 and reached #4 in the U.S. with "Heart and Soul" the next year.

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