Famous Bay City Rollers Quiz

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Famous Bay City Rollers Quiz

Bay City Rollers are a group of music geniuses who took the world by surprise with their constant stream of hit songs. These Scotland guys have rule the world of music for a long time that you should know about. Take this quiz and let us know if you know about them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A band member was replaced for seven months by 17-year-old _______ _______ from Northern Ireland – the first band member born outside Edinburgh, Scotland.
    • A. 

      Ian Mitchell

    • B. 

      Dan Mitchell

    • C. 

      Ross Barkley

    • D. 

      Dan Barkley

  • 2. 
    One example of their popularity, was put into the book about Countdown – the Australian TV music show which ran from _______ _______ - 1987.
    • A. 

      1973

    • B. 

      1974

    • C. 

      1975

    • D. 

      1976

  • 3. 
    The classic line-up performed a one-off New Year's Eve millennium concert, the official Bay City Rollers concert in the shadow of _______ Castle in Scotland
    • A. 

      Buckingham

    • B. 

      Edinburgh

    • C. 

      Leeds

    • D. 

      Sussex

  • 4. 
    The band hit No.1 on the US _______ Hot 100 with "Saturday Night".
    • A. 

      Billboard

    • B. 

      Top 100

    • C. 

      Pop Charts

    • D. 

      Rock Charts

  • 5. 
    In 1964, a trio called the Ambassadors was formed in _______, Scotland, by 16-year-old Alan Longmuir on acoustic guitar, his younger brother Derek Longmuir on drums, and their older cousin Neil Porteous on acoustic guitar.
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      Edinburgh

    • C. 

      Liverpool

    • D. 

      Manchester

  • 6. 
    New singer, new name. At the end of 1978, the band had split with _______, then fired manager Tam Paton shortly after, and decided to continue in a more new wave, rock-oriented sound.
    • A. 

      Mckeown

    • B. 

      Barris

    • C. 

      Harry

    • D. 

      Longmuir

  • 7. 
    In September 2010, who filed a complaint in the courts, in the United States, against the six members; over being excluded from the case against Arista records?
    • A. 

      Gordon " Nobby " Clark, Ian Mitchell and Pat McGlynn

    • B. 

      Gregory, Ian Mitchell and Pat McGlynn

    • C. 

      Gordon " Nobby " Clark and Pat McGlynn

    • D. 

      Gordon " Nobby " Clark, Ian Mitchell and Longmuir

  • 8. 
    Porteous left the band in _______, with new guitarist Dave Pettigrew filling the spot after answering an advertisement placed by the band in an Edinburgh newspaper.
    • A. 

      1962

    • B. 

      1963

    • C. 

      1964

    • D. 

      1965

  • 9. 
     The band split in _______ over bitter legal battles about money dragged on for years.
    • A. 

      1978

    • B. 

      1979

    • C. 

      1980

    • D. 

      1991

  • 10. 
    Alan fell ill while on holiday with his wife, _______.
    • A. 

      Maria

    • B. 

      Eileen

    • C. 

      Joan

    • D. 

      Jo Ann

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