Friday, January 6, 2012

Monkeys and Junkies


1. JOHNNY THUNDERS' song “Too Much Junkie Business” is a re-wording of “Too Much Monkey Business” by which artist?

[CHUCK BERRY]


2. In the bounce classic by MAGNOLIA SHORTY, what is the monkey on?

[DICK/STICK]


3. With what notable junkie did Kurt Cobain collaborate to record the spoken-word album“Priest They Called Him?”

[WILLIAM S BURROUGHS]


4. Who shot the La-la? Why is this question in this category?

[I DON'T KNOW / HEROIN]


5. Which murderer and notable crazy person talked his way into setting up camp inside the house of Monkees' producer Terry Melcher?

[CHARLES MANSON]


6. What was the name of the American GI band, based in Germany in the 1960's that played Chuck Berry covers and sported strange haircuts?

[THE MONKS]


7. Which famed New Orleans singer provided the voice of the monkey king in the movie Jungle Book?

[LOUIS PRIMA]


8. Name one of the three 1980's cult films produced by Michael Nesmith of the Monkees?

[REPOMAN, TAPEHEADS, TIMERIDER]


9. New Orleans piano-player James Booker once claimed that his eye was put out by which famous rock'n'roll drummer? Bonus: What is his most popular cover song?

[RINGO STARR / JUNCO PARTNER]

10. At what street corner do you wait for the man according to Lou Reed?

[LEXINGTON and 125th ST.]


11. Canadian mounties raided the hotel room of what famous guitar player in 1979, finding 22 grams of heroin?

[KEITH RICHARDS]


12. What nation was scandalized to find that Keith Richards was cavorting with the wife of their Prime Minister in 1980?

[CANADA]


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