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Name That Artist

mactheturk 20 May 00 - 01:07 PM
Rick Fielding 20 May 00 - 03:53 PM
mactheturk 20 May 00 - 06:51 PM
mactheturk 21 May 00 - 10:06 AM
Mike Regenstreif 21 May 00 - 10:27 AM
mactheturk 21 May 00 - 10:54 AM
Mike Regenstreif 21 May 00 - 10:56 AM
mactheturk 21 May 00 - 12:47 PM
mactheturk 21 May 00 - 01:35 PM
Margo 22 May 00 - 12:42 PM
Rick Fielding 22 May 00 - 01:37 PM
mactheturk 22 May 00 - 06:35 PM
Mike Regenstreif 22 May 00 - 06:48 PM
mactheturk 22 May 00 - 07:10 PM
catspaw49 22 May 00 - 07:19 PM
Mbo 22 May 00 - 07:25 PM
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Subject: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 20 May 00 - 01:07 PM

This person had a bit part in a UK BBC radio play, "The Madhouse On Castle Street"

Do you need another clue?

MP


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Rick Fielding
Date: 20 May 00 - 03:53 PM

It's YOU MP! Right? What do I win?

Rick


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 20 May 00 - 06:51 PM

Rick,

You win 5 Dollars!

Clue #2. Was in a High School Band by the name of "The Golden Chords."

Clue #3. Worked in a Texas Carnival(age 13)

Clue #4. Played piano for Bobby Vee

Clue #5. Got paid $50 to play harmonica for Harry Belafonte

Clue #6. song written for "Midnight Cowboy" rejected by films producer.


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 21 May 00 - 10:06 AM

Clue #7. Was awarded France's highest cultural honor, the Commandeur dans l'Orde des Art et des Letters at the Palais Royal.

come on now, that's a dead give away....


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mike Regenstreif
Date: 21 May 00 - 10:27 AM

The answer, my friend, is Bob Dylan.

The Texas carnival story is probably a myth though.

Mike Regenstreif


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 21 May 00 - 10:54 AM

Mike,

Congratulations, you can take the money(five dollars) and run or let it ride on the next Artist, who awaits behind door #2.

Mike, the desision is yours!!

MP


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mike Regenstreif
Date: 21 May 00 - 10:56 AM

Let it ride.

MR


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 21 May 00 - 12:47 PM

This artist was waiting tables in a small cafe when arrested on the charge of stealing 5,000 cigarettes and some chocolates from a cinema.

any takers, or do you need another clue?

MP(Monty Pall)


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 21 May 00 - 01:35 PM

Ok.....

Clue #2. Spent two weeks in Strangeways Prison.

Clue #3. Originally signed by Pye Records

Clue #4. First T.V. appearance is on "Thank Your Lucky Stars".

probably already given it away....

Monty, Monty


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Margo
Date: 22 May 00 - 12:42 PM

Portland folklore society has started a puzzler at http://www.portlandfolklore.org/,/a>. Just scroll down to the "Puzzler" button to get there. They actually have prizes! Margo


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Rick Fielding
Date: 22 May 00 - 01:37 PM

I'm Canadian! Gimme another clue!

R


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 22 May 00 - 06:35 PM

Clue #5. Leads a Vietnam War protest march to Trafagar Square along with friend Joan Baez.

Clue #6. Appears on the same bill as Bob Dylan at the Newport Folk Festival, July 7,1965.

Clue #6. Anti-war protest songs featured on BBC show "TOP of The Pops" on D-Day 1965.


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mike Regenstreif
Date: 22 May 00 - 06:48 PM

The answer is Donovan.

Mike Regenstreif


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 22 May 00 - 07:10 PM

Mike,

You are on fire!!!

Three correct answers, in a row, qualifies you for the BIG SPIN !

You will find ARTIST #3 more of a challenge, however.

Clue #1. In the fall of 1965 this Artist tours the Middle East and Africa as part of US State Department- sponsored sojourn.

Clue #2. Begins career broadcasting a folk program on campus radio at Villanova.


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: catspaw49
Date: 22 May 00 - 07:19 PM

Easy one......Jim Croce.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mbo
Date: 22 May 00 - 07:25 PM

OOOH! How did I miss this thread! I want more trivia!

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: catspaw49
Date: 22 May 00 - 07:37 PM

Hey turk....NINE minutes...do I get a prize? You said it was hard.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mbo
Date: 22 May 00 - 07:44 PM

My Mom went to Villanova....her brother was putting in floors there once!

--Mbo (sorry, family joke! BTW Jim Croce RULES!)


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: catspaw49
Date: 22 May 00 - 07:58 PM

Meebo, I can't think of ONE clean, flattering thing that that line might reference, but the other ways of looking at it sure come to mind.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mbo
Date: 22 May 00 - 08:12 PM

Easy, he was the flooring contractor, and he took his kid sister along to let her hang around the university. Simple as that! So you gonna eat it or dance with it?

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 22 May 00 - 08:14 PM

Spaw,

Two more correct answers qualify you for THE BIG SPIN, but first you must guess the Artist waiting behind DOOR #2 !!

clue #1. "day job" as truck driver for a venetian blind manufacturer.

Clue #2. At night would hang out with Big Bill Broonzy.

Clue #3. First record label was Aristocrat Records.

MP(Monty Pall)


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: catspaw49
Date: 22 May 00 - 08:15 PM

Are you implying that people walked all over your mother....or that she was an easy lay?..........asked Spaw, getting ready to play the dozens.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mbo
Date: 22 May 00 - 08:19 PM

Shut your bleeding mouth for once, Spaw?

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: catspaw49
Date: 22 May 00 - 08:23 PM

Like I said Meebo, let's not play the dozens......OK? And now, back to the trivia..........

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mbo
Date: 22 May 00 - 08:31 PM

Was it Muddy Watters?

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 22 May 00 - 08:32 PM

Clue #4. Made big impression on Cyril Davies and Alexis Korner, to name a few.

Clue #5. Serious car accident kills three and forces semi-retirement for two years.

Oh Baby...

Monty Monty


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 22 May 00 - 11:07 PM

Mbo,

I HAVE WON!!....You can double your winnings if you guess the next mystery Artist..

Clue #1. Worked as a warmup act to Van Morrison before moving to Los Angeles to work as a session guitarist.

Clue #2. First album recorded in Nashville by producer Norbert Putnam.

Clue.#3 Eventually records at his own studio called "Mountain Bird".

Go Mbo.. Go


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: catspaw49
Date: 22 May 00 - 11:14 PM

Dan Fogelberg

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mbo
Date: 22 May 00 - 11:16 PM

Not Arty McGlynn?

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 22 May 00 - 11:40 PM

Spaw is very, very quick..

next, extra points for rapid response.

Clue #1. First band "The Buckskin Boys" gets mixed reviews in Montreal.

Mbo? Spaw?


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mbo
Date: 22 May 00 - 11:45 PM

STAN ROGERS!!!


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 22 May 00 - 11:58 PM

Mbo,

Stan Rogers is a great guess, but no.

Clue #2. made cameo appearance on Miami Vice.

Clue #3. Won the 1984 Festival International De Tele-vision De Montreux in Switzerland.

Clue #4. First novel "Flowers of Hitler" not as well recieved as "Parasites Of Heaven".

Clue #5. Close personal friend of Stan Rogers..


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Metchosin
Date: 23 May 00 - 12:06 AM

Leonard Cohen


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Metchosin
Date: 23 May 00 - 12:07 AM

its an age thing for those of us that are "busted in the blinding light of closing time"


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 23 May 00 - 12:25 AM

Very Good Metch..

Another Canadian, this 15 year old was already a veteran of severeal local groups such as "The Robots", "Thumper and The Trumbones", and "Little Caesar and the Consuls" before starting this new combo.

Name the Group and all five of it's members.

go....


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mbo
Date: 23 May 00 - 12:28 AM

Hmmm...the Guess Who? Umm...Randy Bachman.

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Metchosin
Date: 23 May 00 - 12:28 AM

ah ya got me there I only recognize old guys.


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 23 May 00 - 08:48 AM

Metch,

These are old guys.

Next Clue. Also named the Canadian Squires, The Crackers and the Hawks.

Clue #3. Rent a rambling old house in West Saugerties, New York in 1967 and continue writing and rehearsing.

Clue. #4. One of their songs is featured in the movie "Easy Rider"

*must name all five members of the group...


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Whistle Stop
Date: 23 May 00 - 09:09 AM

That would be The Band -- Robbie Robertson, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, the late Rick Danko, and the late Richard Manuel.


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: catspaw49
Date: 23 May 00 - 09:43 AM

Yep...The Band...........I hate the part where I have to go do something else, like sleep, or daily work.........I like this mac.......Just wish I was here for all of them. But you have collected some good players!!!

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Metchosin
Date: 23 May 00 - 01:13 PM

Gee, I thought it might be Robbie Robertson but I couldn't find a reference on the internet to Lttle Caesar and the Consuls etc. and logged on too late for the other clues. The reference to Big Pink would have been a dead giveaway.

Yeah right! excuses, excuses.......


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: SDShad
Date: 23 May 00 - 02:09 PM

"The late Rick Danko?" Man, am I not up on things. Manuel I knew about, but when did Danko die?

And then there were three,

Chris


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Wesley S
Date: 23 May 00 - 02:16 PM

Around December 12th of last year. I think it was his heart but I'm not sure.


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 23 May 00 - 09:55 PM

WELCOME BACK! and now the Lightening Round...in the category of "Cult Hero".

Clue #1. This artist was short in stature but stands tall in the memory of loyal fans.

Clue #2. Lived for a number years in Seal Beach.

This is an easy one.

Mac


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Metchosin
Date: 23 May 00 - 10:11 PM

Bob Dylan? is Seal Beach near Malibu?


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mbo
Date: 23 May 00 - 10:13 PM

Randy Newman?

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: mactheturk
Date: 23 May 00 - 10:18 PM

No.. no.. nope

Clue #3. Friends were always telling him that he's old fashioned.

Clue #4. A real Baseball fan, you bet...

so obvious.

MP(da turk)


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Metchosin
Date: 23 May 00 - 10:21 PM

David Linley?


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Mbo
Date: 23 May 00 - 10:23 PM

John Fogerty!!!

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Name That Artist
From: Metchosin
Date: 23 May 00 - 10:24 PM

Then again you didn't mention tacky shirts and "Vegematics"


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