Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Today In Oldies 3/29/2011

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.

  • This band, who became superstars thanks to a 1978 live album, reportedly consulted a Ouija board to get their name  _________________________
  • A Ouija board also gave this early heavy metal band (who also recently became Rock & Roll Hall of Famers) their name.  Their charismatic leader kept the name for himself after the band split up  ___________________
  • This British band named themselves after their financial situation in their early days  ____________________


Answers to Monday's (3/28/2011) What's In A Name? 

1) Foghat

2) The Jaggerz

3) The O' Jays

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

Members of which legendary R&B group were session musicians on Phil Collins' 1985 smash "Sussudio", and were later sued by Collins for overpayment of royalties? 

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

Which 50's legend didn't play his first gig in the UK until 1967? 

Answer: Fats Domino

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