Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Today In Oldies 3/23/2011

Golden Hits Radio & GHR-2's Everything Oldies.....your one stop 50's, 60's, 70's, and 80's music news shop!


What's In A Name? 

Welcome to the latest in our series of Everything Oldies Games!  We call this one "What's In A Name?".  We'll give you the origin of a band's name heard every day at either Golden Hits Radio or GHR-2, and you fill in the blank with the name of the band.  The answers will appear in the next day's edition of Everything Oldies.

  • These Rock & Roll Hall of Famers were named after a Muddy Waters song _________________________________
  • Another Rock & Roll Hall of Fame supergroup was named after an American spy plane _________________________________
  • This 60's group's name came from a 20's era blues song ___________________________________


Answers to the Tuesday (3/22/2011) What's In A Name?

1) Air Supply

2) The Bay City Rollers

3) Creedence Clearwater Revival -- Tom Fogerty had a friend named Credence, "clear water" was a phrase used in a TV commercial for Olympia beer, and "revival" came from the renewed commitment to the band


Golden Hits Radio & GHR-2's Burning Question of the Day

From 1958-1989, a total of four songs are tied for the record of #1 song with the shortest title.  Three of them have the same artist involved.  How many can you name? 

Check back tomorrow at Everything Oldies for the answer, and leave a comment here with your best guess!

Yesterday's Burning Question (and Answer) of the Day

What was the last album released commercially in the 8-track tape format?

Answer: Fleetwood Mac's "Greatest Hits" album in 1988   



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