Monday, March 28, 2011

Today In Oldies 3/28/2011

Golden Hits Radio & GHR-2's Everything Oldies......50's, 60's, 70's, and 80's music news about the stars who made the music!


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's name came from a made up word in a game of "Scrabble" _________________________
  • This one hit wonder group took their name after they noticed briars sticking to their clothes following a photo shoot in the woods.  The name was the local nickname for those briars ___________________
  • Originally called The Mascots, they changed their name to honor the Cleveland disc jockey who helped them get their start ___________


Answers to Friday's (3/25/2011) What's In A Name?

1) Styx

2) Steppenwolf

3) Jefferson Airplane



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

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

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

When Billboard magazine first published what became its Country chart in 1939, what was it called? 

Answer: The Hillbilly Records chart  

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