The Old Grey Whistle Test Quiz Book

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Ebury Publishing, Sep 1, 2012 - Old grey whistle test (Television program) - 560 pages
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Kim Carnes sang about what vintage film star in her 1981 hit? Which KISS member adopted the Starchild persona? Stiv Bators was frontman with which Cleveland punk rockers? On which album did Pink Floyd's side-long epic "Echoes" appear? 

Bob Dylan. Tom Waits. Blondie. The Ramones. REM. The Who. Fleetwood Mac. Led Zeppelin. The list goes on and on. The Old Grey Whistle Test has played host to some of the biggest names in music and has assumed its rightful place at the pinnacle of rock history—but how much of a music fan are you? Do you know your Bowie backlist? Could your knowledge of Lennon long-players stand up to scrutiny? And can you tell your glam rock from your hair metal? This collection delves deep into the Whistle Test archives to pose more than 2,500 quiz questions on your favorite artists, from global megastars to obscure one-time guests on the show. Play in teams or test your own knowledge on questions covering a whole range of musical puzzles, from lost albums and banned songs to classic solos, one-hit wonders, and more.

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About the author (2012)

Andy Kershaw is a British broadcaster known for his interest in world music and a former presenter of Old Grey Whistle Test.

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