BEATLES TRIVIA AND GAMES! Watch every week as some trivia will be for prizes (as indicated,) others are just for fun! Since July 30, 2012, trivia questions and games have been posted every Monday, and everyone has a full week (through the following Sunday) to submit their answers. One random winner is chosen every week. Write to me with your answer(s) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Answers and winners names provided with every new trivia question! You can win once every 30 days!
NEW CHANGE IN OUR TRIVIA PAGE!!!: EVERY WEEK (until further announcement) MY BEATLES TRIVIA & GAMES PAGE CAN NOW WIN YOU ONE OF 9 PRIZES!!!!!!!!! CHOOSE FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING 9 PRIZES BELOW!!! PRIZES MAY VARY FROM WEEK TO WEEK!
2) - PIPES OF PEACE SPECIAL VERSION - Paul McCartney's followup album to "Tug Of War," also produced by George Martin, includes the remastered version of the album, plus a bonus audio disc of demo recordings featuring the never-before-heard song "It's Not On," and Paul's song for the Gene Hackman movie "Twice In A Lifetime." The album itself boasts another #1 smash duet - "Say Say Say" with Michael Jackson, plus "So Bad," the great love song "Through Our Love," and the title track which went to #1 on the U.K. charts. The bonus CD also includes a 2015 remix for "Say Say Say."
3) HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES CD - Supergroup formed by Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry, named after the group of friends and musicians who drank heavily together in L.A. back in the 70's (John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Alice Cooper, Harry Nilsson, Micky Dolenz, etc.) The songs are cover versions of many rock stars that have passed on. Featured artists include Paul McCartney, with his new recording of "Come And Get It," Alice Cooper covering John Lennon's "Cold Turkey," plus guest appearances from Zak Starkey, Abe Laboriel Jr., Joe Walsh, Dave Grohl, Robbie Krieger, Slash, Kip Winger, Brian Johnson, Perry Farrell and more! (courtesy UMe)
4) POSTCARDS FROM PARADISE - Ringo's new CD featuring 11 original songs, all co-written by Ringo with songwriting and musical contributions from Joe Walsh, Richard Marx, Todd Rundgren, Glen Ballard, Gary Burr, Steve Lukather, Gary Nicholson, Van Dyke Parks, and Ringo's current All-Starr Band!!! (courtesy UMe)
5) JEFF LYNNE'S ELO LIVE IN HYDE PARK DVD - Jeff's big comeback concert from September 2014 in London's Hyde Park as part of BBC2's "Festival For A Day," and performed before 50,000 fans with Jeff and the band accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra. Includes many of Jeff's ELO classics like "Evil Woman," "Livin' Thing," "Telephone Line," "Don't Bring Me Down," "Turn To Stone," and the Traveling Wilburys classic "Handle With Care." (courtesy Eagle Rock Entertainment.)
8) A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU: THE MONKEES FROM A FAN'S PERSPECTIVEby Fred Velez---Book by Monkees super-fan and expert takes you through a journey of his life as a Monkees fan, following their group and solo-careers, his work on the Monkees (MC at conventions, writer for "Monkee Business" fanzine, blog writer for Monkees.net,) and including his personal friendships with the Monkees, and Beatles-related stories.
9) POP GOES THE ELEPHANT - Gary Van Scyoc - First CD ever from the former bass player in Elephants Memory. Includes recordings spanning all the decades from the 70's through today. Features the song "Wind Ridge" produced by John Lennon from the Elephants Memory album from Apple-John Lennon helped to write the song with Gary. Also on the collection is an instrumental version of "Imagine" from the members of Elephants Memory as a tribute to John.
THIS WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA QUESTION: For the following two songs with repetitive titles, name the Beatles or solo-Beatles album they came from! 1) Ya Ya (2 possible answers) 2) Hey Hey Deadline for entering contest is Oct. 18, 2015. Please write in with your mailing address, and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to me (Ken) at email@example.com. Listen to this week's live broadcast of "Every Little Thing," as we celebrate both the release of the Hollywood Vampires CD, and current SPECIAL CONTEST in which you can win 3 CDs with cover versions of Beatles/solo and Yoko material, when we feature a 30-minute set of Beatles/solo covers! This Wednesday night, 8-10pm (est) on WNHU, West Haven, CT, which you can also stream on the TUNE IN app.
LAST WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA QUESTION: In celebration of this week marking what would be John Lennon's 75th birthday, can you tell me what song did John compose on his 31st birthday? ANSWER: Attica State (released on Sometime In New York City album, 1972) WINNER: Michael Hatton (Costa Mesa, CA) - Wins "Pipes Of Peace" Special Edition Deadline for entering contest is Oct. 11, 2015. Please write in with your mailing address, and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to me (Ken) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be listening to the live broadcast of my Beatles show "Every Little Thing" for a 30-minute set of Beatles/solo cover versions, in celebration of the new Hollywood Vampires CD and new Special Contest! Be listening this Wednesday, Oct. 14, 8-10pm (est) on WNHU, which you can also hear on the Tune In app. New SPECIAL CONTEST to win 3 CD's starts Oct. 10!!! Watch me (Ken Michaels) in a TV interview on WPAA on "The Take" with Bill Gannon. Click on the show with my name!!!
Listen to my weekly syndicated Beatles show "Every Little Thing," which you can stream ALL WEEK LONG starting Mondays at theGLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES website!!!