Song Quiz from Craig Looney’s Looney’s Tunes live show on December 19, 2021 Show #161
*This song is considered this artist's musical autobiography. After relentless touring in his hometown region, he finally signed a record deal, got some money, proving his naysayers wrong. The song is 'a kiss-off to everybody who counted you out, put you down, or decided you weren't good enough." Additionally, the song was rumored to be about the mother of a girl with whom he was hot and heavy, but whose mother didn't approve and got a court order against him. The mother was always on the lookout for him, protecting her daughter. 1973 was the year. Name the (east coast) artist and extra credit for the name of the song...
*There is significant history surrounding this track, co-written by 2 band members in 1966. A number of names are key in that history. Chrissie Shrimpton, Meredith Hunter, Hell's Angels and Alan Passaro are the names. Your mission is to name the band, the song and extra credit for the roles each name played in creating the history...
*Graham Nash wrote this love song in 1969, which he says is 'for two ladies.' One is assumed to be Joni Mitchell, the other has never been confirmed. The song also refers to island locations. Nash and a fellow band member sang and played it together as a duet, in one take without the third member of the band participating. Name the song, the band member Nash performed it with and the band member that did not contribute to the track...
*This track originally was recorded by Ben E. King in 1963. Tom Jones recorded a version in 1970, which became the highest charting of any of those before or after. But for those of us who lived from Detroit to Buffalo and from Pittsburgh to Cleveland, the quintessential version was recorded by this artist...one that would go on to produce and manage another well-known midwestern band. Name the artist, the song and band he would go on to manage and produce...
Battle Of The Bands!
The Times They Are A-Changin’ by Bob Dylan vs Carolina In My Mind by James Taylor
1. Bruce Springsteen, Rosalita
2. Rolling Stones, Under My Thumb, Jagger was dating model Shrimpton when song was written, It is the song the Stones were doing when Hell’s Angels member Passaro stabbed Hunter fatally. Hell’s Angels were hired to provide security (bad idea) for the Altamont Speedway concert in 1969 where these events took place.
3. Lady Of The Island, David Crosby, Stephen Stills. Nash said the islands in the song were Ibiza and Long Island
4. Terry Knight and the Pack, I Who Have Nothing, Grand Funk Railroad
James Taylor was the winner with 54% of the votes
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