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When did the Beatles release their debut studio album "Please Please Me"?
1963 - Released March 22 1963, Please Please Me hit the top of the UK album charts and remained there for thirty weeks.
Brian Jones played guitar with which of the following British bands?
a. The Animals
b. The Rolling Stones
c. The Beatles
d. The Kinks
The Rolling Stones - Jones was found dead at the bottom of his swimming pool in July of 1969. He was 27 years of age.
"Boy in Da Corner" was a breakthrough album for whom?
a. Plan B
b. Professor Green
c. Tinnie Tempah
d. Dizzee Rascal
Dizzee Rascal - Dizzee Rascal's birth name is Dylan Mills.
The debut album "Permission to Land" is a BRIT Award Best Album winner by which act?
b. The Darkness
c. Manic Street Preachers
The Darkness - Five singles were released from Permission to Land including 'Get Your Hands off My Woman'.
Which of these 1980s tracks was number one BEFORE the others?
a. Ashes to Ashes
c. Beat Surrender
d. Brass in Pocket
Brass in Pocket - Brass in Pocket was recorded by the Pretenders in 1979.
Damon Albarn is the lead vocalist for which British band?
Blur - Blur formed in London in 1988.
Which band reformed to enter Eurovision with the song "I Can" in 2011?
b. Take That
Blue - The song finished in 11th place in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest.
Who had hits with "Mama" and "Who Do You Think You Are"?
a. The Saturdays
b. All Saints
c. Atomic Kitten
d. Spice Girls
Spice Girls - The Spice Girls were popular cultural icons of the 1990s.
Complete the title of a Boomtown Rat's Hit - "I Don't Like..."?
Mondays - Written by Bob Geldof, I Don't Like Mondays was a number one single in the UK Singles Chart for four weeks in 1979.
Which band released their debut album entitled "Parachutes" in July of 2000?
c. Manic Street Preachers
Coldplay - Parachutes contains the hit singles Shiver, Yellow, Trouble, and Don't Panic.
Which band did English boy band Five team up with on the hit "We Will Rock You"?
a. The Beatles
b. Led Zeppelin
Queen - The cover was released on their second studio album, Invincible in 1999.
Valerie, the Amy Winehouse hit, was originally a song by which band?
a. Snow Patrol
d. The Zutons
The Zutons - Released in 2006, Valerie can be found on The Zuton's second studio album, Tired of Hanging Around.
Marc Bolan was the frontman with which English glam rock group?
b. T Rex
T Rex - Bolan died in a car crash two weeks before his 30th birthday in 1977.
"Definitely, Maybe" is the title of which British band's debut album?
Oasis - Definitely, Maybe was released in August of 1994.
"See My Baby Jive" was a 1970s number one in the UK for which act?
c. Gary Glitter
d. Bay City Rollers
Wizzard - See My Baby Jive spent four weeks at number one on the British charts in 1973.
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