Wednesday, 1 June 2016

The Brentwood Gazette’s Weekly Teaser — 1-6-2016: Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Right … 

It’s Wednesday, isn’t it?

Yes, it is.   Which means time off …

And a bit of hard works, actually: teasers to write, shopping to do, TV to catch up with.

There’s something else.

I think I might have to do … laundry … !

Oy veh …


But, at any rate … ?

It’s Wednesday: which means it’s time for the Brentwood Gazette’s Weekly Teaser.

Here’s this week’s set: covered by the usual Creative Commons License* …
Q1) 1st June saw the initial release of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band: in which year of the 1960s?
Q2) It was recorded by The Beatles: obviously.   Who was the album’s producer … ?
Q3) That producer has been referred to as the ‘fifth Beatle‘: as was their original manager.   What was his name … ?
Q4) Side one of the album opened with the title track, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: who wrote it … ?
Q5) The song is reprised at the end of side two: and followed by the last song on the album.   What’s that song called … ?
Q6) Which of the album’s songs is either about LSD: OR inspired by a drawing Julian Lennon did as a child … ?
Q7) What’s the only song on the album sung by the band’s drummer and percussionist, Ringo Starr … ?
Q8) The album’s iconic cover was co-created by Peter Blake: working with whom … ?
Q9) Which notorious occultist appears on the cover … ?
Q10) Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band is the THIRD best selling UK album of all time: name either of the albums at 1 or 2.
Here’s last week’s questions and answers …
Q1) 25th May, 1977, saw the original release of the first Star Wars movies.   What was it called?
Q2) That original film was re-titled in 1981: to include a subtitle.   What sub-title?
Q3) The film got its UK release in 1977.   When: 25th, 26th or 27th December?
Q4) The hero of the film, Luke Skywalker, was played by Mark Hamill.   Hamill has provided the voice for a cartoon version of which ‘Batman’ villain?
Q5) Carrie Fisher plays Princess Leia in the film.   Name either of her celebrity parents.
Q6) David Prowse wore the costume, James Earl Jones provided the voice.   Of which ‘Star Wars’ character?
Q7) Han Solo was played by Harrison Ford: who also played Rick Deckard, in a Ridley Scott film.   Which Ridley Scott film?
Q8) More to the point, Han Solo flies a YT-1300 freighter.   Called the Millennium … what?
Q9) Peter Cushing appears in ‘Star Wars,’ as Grand Moff Tarkin: commander of the Galactic Empire’s huge evil space station.   That space station was called the what?
Q10) Alec Guinness appeared in ‘Star Wars’: as Ben ‘Obi-Wan’ Kenobi.   Ben Kenobi is what kind of knight?
A1) Star Wars.
A2) Star Wars: Episode 4 - A New Hope.
A3) The 27th.
A4) The Joker.
A5) Singer, Eddie Fisher or actress, Debbie Reynolds.
A6) Darth Vader.
A7) Blade Runner.
A8) The Millennium Falcon.
A9) The Death Star.
A10) A Jedi knight.
Enjoy those …

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