BEATLES TRIVIA AND GAMES! 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 email@example.com. 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!
1) GIVE MORE LOVE (CD) - Ringo Starr's new album, his 19th studio album in his solo-career! Includes appearances from Paul McCartney (playing bass on 2 songs,) Steve Lukather, Peter Frampton, Gary Burr, Richard Marx, Steve Dudas, Nathan East, Edgar Winter, Joe Walsh, Dave Stewart, Don Was and others. The CD also includes bonus tracks of newer versions of Ringo classics "Photograph," "Back Off Boogaloo," and "Don't Pass Me By" with the bands Vandaveer and Alberta Cross. Superb album with great production from Ringo and Bruce Sugar. Listen to a new interview with Ringo's engineer Bruce Sugar now on my INTERVIEWS 4 page! (Courtesy UMe.)
2) THE FILM SCORES AND ORIGINAL ORCHESTRAL MUSIC OF GEORGE MARTIN (CD) - Berlin Music Ensemble conducted by Craig Leon - This brand new release showcases the major works of composer, producer and arranger George Martin. It features new recordings of Martin's original music for the films "Yellow Submarine" and "Live And Let Die," plus the previously unrecorded choral and orchestral score for "The Mission," along with the Overture To "Under Milk Wood," the suite "Three American Sketches" for violin and chamber orchestra, and other previously unreleased original compositions. Recorded in July 2017 at Meistersaal/Emil Berliner Recording Studios, Berlin. To celebrate George Martin's birthday in January, the vinyl will be released as a deluxe 2-LP set, pressed on heavyweight vinyl. A special limited edition that contains a reproduction print of a signed, handwritten score of a newly discovered work by George Martin, "Belle Etoile," featured on the album, will be made exclusively via the Atlas Realisations webshop HERE ! You can watch a featurette on You Tube about the project which includes live performances and an interview with producer Craig Leon HERE! This is a great way to explore many of George Martin's compositions, some never released until now!
3) CHANGE BEGINS WITHIN A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR THE DAVID LYNCH FOUNDATION (DVD) - Marvelous concert from 2009 held at NYC's Radio City Music Hall, included performances from Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr (both appearing together at the end,) Donovan, Sheryl Crow, Eddie Vedder, Betty LaVette, Moby, Ben Harper, Jim James, Paul Horn, Jerry Seinfeld and others. The concert raised money to benefit the David Lynch foundation, which helps to teach classes of transcendental meditation in schools, and also tries to heal suffering of post-traumatic stress for veterans, also for survivors of domestic violence and at-risk children. (Courtesy Eagle Rock Entertainment.)
4) WINGS AT THE SPEED OF SOUND (2-CD Remaster) - Wings' triumphant album of 1976, spawning two huge hits ("Silly Love Songs" and "Let 'Em In") and showcasing all the members of the group for at least one lead vocal, with rock stations embracing Denny Laine's "Time To Hide" and Jimmy McCullouch's "Wino Junko." Also includes the outstanding rocker "Beware My Love." Bonus CD with demos for songs including "Let 'Em In," "She's My Baby" and "Silly Love Songs," plus an earlier version of "Beware My Love" with John Bonham on drums!
6) GOODNIGHT VIENNA (VINYL) - Ringo's 1974 album, newly remastered on 180 gram vinyl. Produced by Richard Perry, the followup to the classic "Ringo" album included the hits "Only You," "The No No Song," "Snookeroo" (written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin,) and the title track by John Lennon. Other great musicians on the album include Dr. John, Klaus Voorman, Harry Nilsson, Robbie Robertson, Jesse Ed Davis, Billy Preston, Gary Wright, David Foster, Dennis Coffey and Jim Keltner.
7) A LOVE SO BEAUTIFUL (CD) - Roy Orbison with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. A dream come true for Roy, who always wanted to record with the RPO, this release includes Orbison's songs spanning his entire career, with original and alternate takes of his vocals set to the RPO backing him up. The production on this album is absolutely stunning, and Roy's vocals shine like never before! The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra was in fact recorded at Studio 2 at Abbey Road, where the Beatles recorded most of their work as a band. (Courtesy SONY Music.)
8) SONGS WE WERE SINGING: GUIDED TOURS THROUGH THE BEATLES' LESSER KNOWN TRACKS - Kit, whose works have been published in Beatlefan and Something Else Reviews, explores the Beatles' lesser-known songs, and explains why they deserve more examination and appreciation. Kit also looks at some of John Lennon's lesser-known solo-songs, a few of the solo-Beatles albums, and a chapter on Ringo's most underrated drumming performances on Beatles records. Listen to a recent interview with Kit on THIS PAGE!
THIS WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA: MINI-MONTAGE Celebrating St. Patrick's Day (a little late) with this montage of 5 songs (Beatles or solo) with the word "green" in the lyrics. If you can name 4 of the 5 songs, you can pick one prize above. Get all 5, and you can pick 2 prizes!!! Click on the player above, and have fun figuring out these songs!
Deadline for entering is March 25, 2018. Please write in with your mailing address, and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to Ken at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Win the new Moody Blues concert DVD "Days Of Future Passed Live," as the classic band performs all the music from their groundbreaking album, recently celebrating its 50th Anniversary!!!! The band have just released this concert on DVD, BluRay, 2-CD, 2-LP and digitally. Find out the details how you can win the DVD on my SPECIAL CONTEST page!!!
Have you heard the radio special "The Concert For George Revisited: All Access" yet? It includes music from the great tribute concert for George Harrison at London's Royal Albert Hall one year after his passing, with interviews from many of the performers-Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, Billy Preston, Gary Brooker, and Olivia and Dhani Harrison. Listen to the entire radio special HERE!!!
Catch many of my archived Beatles radio programs for "Every Little Thing" at the GLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES website!!!! You can listen any time of the day to some of my shows, old and new!
Have a look at my new UPCOMING RELEASES page. As I find out new releases for Beatles Fans (audio, video, books, etc.) I will post them on this page. If you know of any you'd like included on the page, just write to me at email@example.com.
LAST WEEK'S BEATLES TRIVIA: FILL IN THE BLANKS
Complete the titles of these 2 songs (either Beatles or solo.) You must get both correct to win! GOOD LUCK!!!
1) LIKE ______ DO
2) BIG BOYS _______
ANSWERS: 1) DREAMERS (Beatles Decca Audition Recordings, Anthology Vol. 1) 2) BICKERING (Paul McCartney's CD single for "Hope Of Deliverance.")
WINNER: Jim Trawicki (Austin, TX) - Wins Kit O'Toole's book "Songs We Were Singing: Guided Tours Through The Beatles' Lesser-Known Tracks" + Tote Bag!!! (Congratulations, Jim!)
Deadline for entering is March 18, 2018. Please write in with your mailing address and indicate which prize you prefer. Write to me (Ken) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Listen to my brand new interview with legendary songwriter JIMMY WEBB. Jimmy has written timeless classics for GLEN CAMPBELL, the 5TH DIMENSION, ART GARFUNKEL, RICHARD HARRIS, THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE, and his songs have been covered by many of our greatest singers-FRANK SINATRA, BARBRA STREISAND and others. In my interview, Jimmy talks about attending a BEATLES recording session, their influence on him, and personal anecdotes of times he spent with them individually. Jimmy also talks about his lifelong friendship and work relationship with GLEN CAMPBELL. My interview with JIMMY can be found HERE!!! Jimmy will be giving a special multi-media show "THE GLEN CAMPBELL YEARS" at Infinity Music Hall, Hartford, CT on March 22. To purchase tickets, go to THIS PAGE!!!
Enjoy the radio special "THE CONCERT FOR GEORGE REVISITED: ALL ACCESS" now available on a special page HERE!!! It features music from the amazing concert, plus interviews with the performers. The entire show is on this page, available in 2 segments!!!
New Special Contest starts on March 19---watch THIS PAGE for details!!!!
Listen to my weekly syndicated Beatles show "Every Little Thing," which you can stream ALL WEEK LONG starting Saturdays at theGLOBAL TEXAN CHRONICLES website!!!