Featured as round 5 at the Old Pequliar on June 2, 2009
Eleven songs plucked from a list compiled a few years ago by John Miller for The National Review. (Following that link before taking the quiz could be considered cheating, FYI.)
He writes: “What makes a great conservative rock song? The lyrics must convey a conservative idea or sentiment, such as skepticism of government or support for traditional values. And, to be sure, it must be a great rock song.”
Round 5 at the Old Pequliar on Nov. 18, 2008 Average score: 7.6/11 (15 teams)
Tuesday Evening Revival Service
Brothers and sisters! Tonight we’ve been mucking around with the devil. Yes, the devil. He lives in the details, and trivia is all about details. All about the devil. The devil in the details.
But that’s gonna change. That’s gonna change right now. Because we’re going to listen to some religious music. Listen closely, brothers and sisters. Each and every one of these songs is has a religious term in its title.
You need to tell me who’s singing, and the name of the song. The artist and the song title are worth a half! point! each!
Round 5 at the Old Pequliar on July 1, 2008. Average score: 6.15/11 (17 teams)
Each of these songs was featured in a popular commercial. For a half point each, name the performing artist and the brand or product they were advertising. (If a song was used in multiple commercials, the correct answer is the earliest widespread example.)
Example: The correct answers for “Start Me Up” are the Rolling Stones and Microsoft (or Windows 95).