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  • 1. 

    What two instruments did Billy Squier learn to play as a young child?

    • A.

      Accordian And Banjo

    • B.

      Piano And Guitar

    • C.

      Harmonica And Harp

    • D.

      Flute And Harp

    Correct Answer
    B. Piano And Guitar
    Explanation
    Billy Squier learned to play the piano and guitar as a young child.

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  • 2. 

    Which TV music station played Billy Squier videos in the early 80's?

    • A.

      GTV

    • B.

      CTV

    • C.

      MTV

    • D.

      BET

    Correct Answer
    C. MTV
    Explanation
    MTV, also known as Music Television, is the correct answer. MTV was a popular TV music station in the early 80's that played Billy Squier videos. It revolutionized the music industry by being the first channel to exclusively air music videos, making it a cultural phenomenon and launching the careers of many artists.

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  • 3. 

    On what 1986 Billy Squier album does the song "Powerhouse" appear?

    • A.

      Hear & Now

    • B.

      Don't Say No

    • C.

      Signs Of Life

    • D.

      Enough Is Enough

    Correct Answer
    D. Enough Is Enough
    Explanation
    "Powerhouse" is a song that appears on Billy Squier's 1986 album "Enough Is Enough".

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  • 4. 

    Which Billy Squier song includes the lyrics "But man you're just a sinner now"?

    • A.

      Don't Say No

    • B.

      You Know What I Like

    • C.

      Catch 22

    • D.

      The Stroke

    Correct Answer
    D. The Stroke
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Stroke." This song by Billy Squier includes the lyrics "But man you're just a sinner now."

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  • 5. 

    On the album cover for 1981's "Don't Say No", what is Billy Squier holding?

    • A.

      A Beer

    • B.

      A Gun

    • C.

      A Guitar

    • D.

      A Harmonica

    Correct Answer
    C. A Guitar
    Explanation
    On the album cover for 1981's "Don't Say No", Billy Squier is holding a guitar. This is a common image for musicians to hold their instrument on album covers, as it represents their musical talent and the focus of the album. In this case, it suggests that the album will feature Squier's guitar skills prominently.

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  • 6. 

    What was the first band that Billy Squier fronted that landed a record contract?

    • A.

      The Pied Piper

    • B.

      Kicks

    • C.

      The Sidewinders

    • D.

      Piper

    Correct Answer
    D. Piper
    Explanation
    Piper was the first band that Billy Squier fronted that landed a record contract.

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  • 7. 

    What was the name of Billy Squier's debut solo album?

    • A.

      Emotions In Motion

    • B.

      Tape Tales

    • C.

      Signs Of Life

    • D.

      Tale Of The Tape

    Correct Answer
    D. Tale Of The Tape
    Explanation
    Billy Squier's debut solo album was titled "Tale Of The Tape."

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  • 8. 

    On which 1982 album was the Billy Squier hit "Everybody Wants You"?

    • A.

      Emotions In Motion

    • B.

      Enough Is Enough

    • C.

      Hear & Now

    • D.

      Tale Of The Tape

    Correct Answer
    A. Emotions In Motion
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Emotions In Motion." This album, released in 1982, featured the hit song "Everybody Wants You" by Billy Squier. "Emotions In Motion" was Squier's third studio album and was well-received, reaching number five on the Billboard 200 chart. The album also included other popular tracks such as "Learn How to Live" and "Keep Me Satisfied."

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  • 9. 

    In Billy Squier's "Emotions in Motion", what three words start off the song?

    • A.

      Back It Up

    • B.

      Bend It Down

    • C.

      Back In Time

    • D.

      Bend Your Back

    Correct Answer
    D. Bend Your Back
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Bend Your Back." This answer is correct because it accurately identifies the three words that start off the song "Emotions in Motion" by Billy Squier.

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  • 10. 

    Which Billy Squier song includes the lyrics "The art of survival is turnin' me on"?

    • A.

      Break The Silence

    • B.

      All We Have To Give

    • C.

      All Night Long

    • D.

      Everybody Wants You

    Correct Answer
    C. All Night Long
    Explanation
    The song "All Night Long" by Billy Squier includes the lyrics "The art of survival is turnin' me on".

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  • 11. 

    Which record company signed Billy Squier's early band, Piper?

    • A.

      RCA

    • B.

      Motown

    • C.

      Arista

    • D.

      A&M

    Correct Answer
    D. A&M
    Explanation
    A&M is the correct answer because they were the record company that signed Billy Squier's early band, Piper. This means that A&M was responsible for producing and promoting Piper's music during their time with the label.

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  • 12. 

    Which record company released Billy Squier's 1998 album "Happy Blue"?

    • A.

      Capitol

    • B.

      J-Bird Records

    • C.

      A&M

    • D.

      Arista

    Correct Answer
    B. J-Bird Records
    Explanation
    J-Bird Records is the correct answer because it is the record company that released Billy Squier's 1998 album "Happy Blue". Capitol, A&M, and Arista are not mentioned in the question and therefore are not the correct answers.

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  • 13. 

    What musician inspired Billy Squier to become serious with his music?

    • A.

      Eric Clapton

    • B.

      Al Jolson

    • C.

      Elvis Presley

    • D.

      Nat King Cole

    Correct Answer
    A. Eric Clapton
    Explanation
    Billy Squier was inspired to become serious with his music by Eric Clapton. Eric Clapton is a highly influential musician known for his exceptional guitar skills and contributions to the rock and blues genres. Squier likely admired Clapton's talent and success, which motivated him to pursue his own musical career seriously.

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  • 14. 

    During the 1970's, between which two cities did Billy Squier commute?

    • A.

      New York And Miami

    • B.

      Philadelphia And Atlanta

    • C.

      Boston And New York

    • D.

      Boston And Philadelphia

    Correct Answer
    C. Boston And New York
    Explanation
    Billy Squier commuted between Boston and New York during the 1970s.

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  • 15. 

    What was the troupe that Billy Squier contributed to that combined music and poetry?

    • A.

      Magic Terry & The Universe

    • B.

      Magic Bob's All Star Band

    • C.

      The Magic Universe

    • D.

      Terry's Magic Universe

    Correct Answer
    A. Magic Terry & The Universe
    Explanation
    Billy Squier contributed to the troupe called Magic Terry & The Universe, which combined music and poetry.

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  • 16. 

    "The Work Song" and "Don't Let Me Go" appear on which 1989 Billy Squier album?

    • A.

      Piper

    • B.

      Enough Is Enough

    • C.

      Tale Of The Tape

    • D.

      Hear And Now

    Correct Answer
    D. Hear And Now
    Explanation
    "The Work Song" and "Don't Let Me Go" are songs that appear on the 1989 Billy Squier album called "Hear And Now".

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  • 17. 

    In Billy Squier's "You Should Be High Love", what is "borrowed time"?

    • A.

      Women

    • B.

      Love

    • C.

      Death

    • D.

      Music

    Correct Answer
    B. Love
    Explanation
    In Billy Squier's song "You Should Be High Love", the phrase "borrowed time" refers to love. This suggests that love is something temporary and fleeting, as if one is living on borrowed time. It implies that love should be cherished and appreciated while it lasts, as it may not be permanent.

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  • 18. 

    With which Boston band did Billy Squier play in the early 1970's?

    • A.

      The Lizards

    • B.

      The Sidewinders

    • C.

      The Kicks

    • D.

      The Disciples

    Correct Answer
    B. The Sidewinders
    Explanation
    Billy Squier played with The Sidewinders in the early 1970s.

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  • 19. 

    What 1993 Billy Squier album cover features a yellow eye on a blue background?

    • A.

      Tell The Truth

    • B.

      Enough Is Enough

    • C.

      Creatures Of Habit

    • D.

      Hear And Now

    Correct Answer
    A. Tell The Truth
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Tell The Truth". The album cover for this 1993 Billy Squier album features a yellow eye on a blue background.

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