Fun Music Quiz Number 64 – June 28 2021

This is Julie’s last quiz for the time being. We’d like to thank her for keeping us challenged and entertained since the start of the first lockdown – quite an achievement.!
Thank you Julie.


1.Which US Singer/Songwriter won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016?
2. Despite a long & successful career, British Band ‘Spandau Ballet’ have only had one Number 1 single in the UK with which song?
3. Which Composer wrote both the music & lyrics to the 1960 Film Musical ‘Oliver!’?
4. Ian Anderson, the lead singer of the Band Jethro Tull, is best known for playing which musical instrument?
5. The popular aria ‘Nessun Dorma’ is from which Opera by Puccini?
6. Animal, the drummer in the Muppet Show, was supposedly based on which ‘wild’ British musician of the 1960’s?
7. The 1960’s Album ‘Pet Sounds’ is a best-selling album by which legendary US Band?
8. The marimba belongs to which section of the orchestra?
9. In the Old Time Music Hall song ‘My Old Man,’ which bird is mentioned in the first verse?
10. The song ‘Don’t Rain on my Parade’ is taken from which Film & Stage Musical?

ANSWERS BELOW  JULIE CLARKE


1. Which US Singer/Songwriter won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016?BOB DYLAN
2. Despite a long & successful career, British Band ‘Spandau Ballet’ have only had one Number 1 single in the UK with which song?TRUE
3. Which Composer wrote both the music & lyrics to the 1960 Film Musical ‘Oliver!’?LIONEL BART
4. Ian Anderson, the lead singer of the Band Jethro Tull, is best known for playing which musical instrument?FLUTE
5. The popular aria ‘Nessun Dorma’ is from which Opera by Puccini?TURANDOT
6. Animal, the drummer in the Muppet Show, was supposedly based on which ‘wild’ British musician of the 1960’s?KEITH MOON
7. The 1960’s Album ‘Pet Sounds’ is a best-selling album by which legendary US Band?THE BEACH BOYS
8. The marimba belongs to which section of the orchestra?PERCUSSION
9. In the Old Time Music Hall song ‘My Old Man,’ which bird is mentioned in the first verse?COCK LINNET
10. The song ‘Don’t Rain on my Parade’ is taken from which Film & Stage Musical?FUNNY GIRL