Song Quiz from Craig Looney’s Looney’s Tunes live show on January 17 , 2021 Show #113
*This artist was raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. and at first tried becoming a police officer like his father and brother...it didn't take. He took off for San Francisco and Cal-Berkely where he met a sorority girl (an Alpha Pi), whose mother did everything in her power split the two. She wanted her daughter to meet a nice doctor or lawyer or CPA...anything but a musician. He wrote this song about taking a bus ride to the California Redwoods...but it could be to anywhere...he would provide the tickets. Name the artist and the song
*This song is about an aspiring actress, with the director/photographer promising her a big break. Was he just leading her on or not is unknown. The song is named after the aspiring actress and comes from a band known for exceptional quality and musicianship. Michael McDonald joined them on this track, singing backing vocals and they went through7 or 8 guitar players before they found the right one for the solo. Name the band and the song.
*This daughter of a late great artist wanted a career in music but her early gigs were highlighted by fears and insecurities that kept her from fully committing to the lifestyle. Enter the Father, who scooped her up in her mid-20's and put her in his blues band. Eventually she got her "road-dog" status with him and it forced her into deciding...music was 'it' for her. Her father wasn't just part of any band...but the band...
Name the father artist and the daughter...
*The band, Cream, didn't last that long due to some strange dynamics between members, but they did have a very successful farewell tour. They had an opening act for the tour and it basically turned out to be a bit of a 'coming out party' for the group. The band went on to hold the record for most performances at Madison Square Garden during the decade of the 70's. Name the band...
Battle Of The Bands!
For What It’s Worth by Buffalo Springfield vs I’ll Feel A Whole Lot Better by The Byrds
1. Eddie Money, Two Tickets To Paradise 2. Steely Dan, Peg
3. Levon Helm, Amy Helm 4. Yes
Listeners picked Buffalo Springfield with 53% of the votes
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