Test And Improve Your Bay City Rollers Knowledge

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Test And Improve Your Bay City Rollers Knowledge - Quiz

A quiz is charting the history of the Bay City Rollers, from their formation in Edinburgh in the late sixties through to international pop success. Have you heard of this teen sensation pop stars? Take this pop quiz to test your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In _______, Stuart Wood and Alan Longmuir joined with Faulkner to tour under the Bay City Rollers name, and issued several CDs of re-recordings of the old Roller tunes.
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1970

    • C. 

      1994

    • D. 

      1960

  • 2. 
    According to the BBC, the Bay City Rollers sold 120 million records. In _______, six former members of the group announced a lawsuit against Arista Records in hopes of claiming what they describe as "tens of millions of dollars" of unpaid royalties.
    • A. 

      2006

    • B. 

      2007

    • C. 

      2008

    • D. 

      2009

  • 3. 
    Beginning with "Remember", the Rollers' popularity exploded, and they released a string of hits on?
    • A. 

      US Charts

    • B. 

      UK Charts

    • C. 

      Canadian Charts

    • D. 

      German Charts

  • 4. 
    Arista denied responsibility for the majority of the royalties, citing a New York statute of limitations. The statute limits plaintiffs from recovering damages post six years in contract disputes; therefore would negate the Rollers' claims for royalties incurred prior to _______.
    • A. 

      2001

    • B. 

      2002

    • C. 

      2003

    • D. 

      2004

  • 5. 
    A reunion album, Breakout, was released in Japan and Australia in _______, and added drummer George Spencer.
    • A. 

      1985

    • B. 

      1986

    • C. 

      1987

    • D. 

      1988

  • 6. 
    A second North American hit came with "Money Honey", written by _______?
    • A. 

      Waugh

    • B. 

      Milne

    • C. 

      Starc

    • D. 

      Faulkner

  • 7. 
    In _______, a trio called the Ambassadors was formed in Edinburgh, 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. 

      1963

    • B. 

      1977

    • C. 

      1972

    • D. 

      1964

  • 8. 
    They settled on _______ Bowie's producer, Harry Maslin, and in August 1977 released It's a Game as a four-piece group, comprising McKeown, Wood, Faulkner and Derek Longmuir.
    • A. 

      Duran

    • B. 

      David

    • C. 

      Tam

    • D. 

      Derek

  • 9. 
    "Breakout" was written primarily by McKeown and _______ with minor contributions from Faulkner, Wood, and Mitchell.
    • A. 

      McGlynn

    • B. 

      Joeckel

    • C. 

      Moncrief

    • D. 

      Sweezy

  • 10. 
    The Rollers gave one of their track their American debut, via a satellite-link performance on Saturday Night Live, with _______.
    • A. 

      Al Michaels

    • B. 

      Bob Uecker

    • C. 

      Bob Costas

    • D. 

      Howard Cosell

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