who trivia from starpress

JOELTLE515 at aol.com JOELTLE515 at aol.com
Tue Feb 9 00:48:31 UTC 2010

1. In rock's 1960s heyday, popular local DJ and promoter Bill Craig Jr. 
booked The Who to play in the Memorial Building at the Delaware County 
Fairgrounds. What seminal rock guitarist did Craig also bring to Muncie's 
fairgrounds back then?

2. Two rock legends -- Mama Cass of the Mamas & the Papas and legendary 
bad-boy drummer Keith Moon of The Who -- died in the same London apartment in 
1974 and 1978, respectively. How old were they, and what American musician 
owned that apartment?

3. The Who was performing on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in 1967 when 
Moon, who often ended a show by destroying his drum kit, packed it too full 
of explosives, resulting in a televised blast that guitarist Pete Townshend 
later claimed deafened him in one ear. What song were they performing 
before the blast?

4. In 1964, members of The Who briefly changed their band's name before 
returning to The Who. What did they temporarily call themselves?

5. The Who notched a first hit with its first release in January of 1965. 
What was that song?

6. What infamous Yippie leader did Townshend smack with his guitar and kick 
off the stage at Woodstock after the intruder grabbed a microphone during a 
lull in Tommy to protest someone's marijuana bust?

7. On the cover of Who Are You, the last Who album that Moon appeared on 
before his untimely death, he is sitting on a chair with five prophetic words 
stenciled on it. What are they?


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