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Intros Quiz – Drum edition 1

October 6th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

We take a break from our five-yearly cycle of intros quizzes (next up will be the Year of Our Lord 1986), and get percussive with 20 songs that start with drums, from the 1960s to the 1990s. Some of them start with just a couple of beats or a drum roll, others bang the drum for a bit before the song gets started. Only one of the 5-7 second clips features no instruments or a vocal clue, but that one is instantly recognisable.

The answers will be posted in the comments section by Monday (so please don”t post your answers). If the pesky number 17 bugs you, go to the Contact Me tab above to request the answers, or  better, message me on Facebook. If you”re not my FB friend, click here.

Intros Quiz ““ Drum edition Vol. 1



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  1. October 8th, 2011 at 22:29 | #1

    Certainly one of the more interesting blogs I’ve come across – makes a good read!

  2. halfhearteddude
    October 10th, 2011 at 06:59 | #2

    Thanks, stonefish.

    The answers:

    1. Clash – I Fought The Law
    2. Four Seasons – Walk Like A Man
    3. Bruce Springsteen – Hungry Heart
    4. Stevie Wonder – Uptight
    5. Spin Doctors – Two Princes
    6. Toni Basil – Mickey
    7. Dave Clark Five – Glad All Over
    8. Blondie – Dreaming
    9. Sweet – Ballroom Blitz
    10. Dion & the Belmonts – The Wanderer
    11. Michael Jackson – Wanna Be Starting Something
    12. Adam Ant – Goody Two Shoes
    13. Roy Orbison – Pretty Woman
    14. Cyndi Lauper – True Colors
    15. The Searchers – Needles And Pins
    16. Aerosmith – Walk This Way
    17. Five Stairsteps – O-o-h Child
    18. Kenny Loggins – Footloose
    19. The Rolling Stones – Get Off Of My Cloud
    20. Boz Scaggs – Lowdown

  3. Pete Reilly
    October 25th, 2011 at 18:52 | #3

    Hi – great site which I visit regularly to bet my Song Swarm, Mixes and, sadly, In Memoriam fixes.

    Good intros this time, would like to say I got ‘am all but tripped up on 17 (I’m ashamed because the Stairsteps track is a fave of mine!) which I thought was Barry Biggs “Sideshow” and 18 which I mistook for Bowie’s “Modern Love”.

    All the best, Pete

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