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A Solo Beatles Trivia Quiz Part Two

Updated on February 25, 2018
The Beatles, 1964
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The solo Beatles might be best known for their early 1970’s albums “Plastic Ono Band”, “Band on the Run”, “All Things Must Pass”, and “Ringo”. But, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr were involved in many more projects after these releases. Here’s another group of trivia questions to test your knowledge of The Fab Four on their own.

Questions:

1) In 1983, Paul McCartney made a cameo appearance in which comedienne’s music video for “They Don’t Know”?

2) In 1985, George Harrison and Ringo Starr appeared on a TV special salute to which rock pioneer-Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, or Carl Perkins?

3) Which ex-Beatle released a greatest hits album in 1975 titled “Shaved Fish”?

4) Which guitarist from Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band was part of Ringo’s first All Starr group tour in 1989?

5) What was the title of George Harrison’s posthumously released final studio album in 2002-“Cloud Nine”, “Brainwashed”, or “Dark Horse”?

6) Prior to producing the 1979 Paul McCartney and Wings release “Back to the Egg”, Chris Thomas performed the same duties on which notorious punk band’s song,“God Save the Queen”?

7) In 1977, which ex-Beatle released an album under the pseudonym, Percy Thrillington?

8) Which ex-Beatle filmed the music video for 1974’s “Only You” on the roof of Hollywood’s Capitol Records building?

9) Which ex-Beatle made a cameo appearance in the 1978 Rutles TV movie, “All You Need Is Cash”?

10) “Serve Yourself”, found on the 1998 “John Lennon Anthology “CD box set, was a take off of which performer’s song, “Gotta Serve Somebody”?

11) Paul McCartney’s 1989 single, “My Brave Face”, was co-written by which former “Angry Young Man” British rocker?

12) In 1991, George Harrison, backed by Eric Clapton and his band, performed a series of concerts in which country-Japan,England, or theUnited States?

13) Who was the first ex-Beatle to be a grandfather?

14) Paul McCartney’s wife Nancy Shevell is the second cousin of which co-host of U.S. TV’s “The View”-Joy Behar, Barbara Walters, or Elisabeth Hasselbeck?

15) Which Ben E. King classic song did John Lennon cover on his 1975 album, “Rock 'N' Roll”?



Answers:

1) Tracey Ullman.Ullman also had a small acting role in McCartney’s 1984 film bomb, “Give My Regards to Broad Street”.

2) Carl Perkins. The show was titled “Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session”, and also featured Eric Clapton, Dave Edmunds, and Lee Rocker and Slim Jim Phantom of The Stray Cats.

3) John Lennon. “Shaved Fish” was the only Lennon hits compilation released during his lifetime.

4) Nils Lofgren. E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons also joined Ringo for the tour.

5) “Brainwashed”. The album was finished by ELO’s Jeff Lynne and George’s son Dhani Harrison in 2002.

6) The Sex Pistols. Thomas also produced the debut album by The Pretenders, as well as works by Elton John, INXS, and U2.

7) Paul McCartney. The album, “Thrillington”, was an orchestral version of McCartney’s 1971 album, “Ram”.

8) Ringo Starr. Harry Nilsson appeared with a space suit wearing Ringo in the video.

9) George Harrison.Harrison, with gray hair and wearing glasses, played an interviewer in the TV parody of The Fab Four.

10) Bob Dylan.“Gotta Serve Somebody” was Dylan’s single taken from his 1979 Christian themed album, “Slow Train Coming”.

11) Elvis Costello. The duo also co-wrote Costello’s single, “Veronica”, released earlier in 1989.

12) Japan.This was Harrison’s first, and only, tour following his disastrous 1974 U.S. concerts.

13) Ringo Starr. The girl was born to Starr’s son Zak and daughter in law Sarah in 1985.

14) Barbara Walters. Walters also attended the October 9, 2011 McCartney-Shevell wedding in London.

15) “Stand By Me”. The single was Lennon’s last hit before his five year “house husband” period away from the music industry.

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