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How did Mungo Jerry get name?




 

 

1. When did the Beatles arrive in the U.S. for the first time?

2. Name the all-instrumental group that outsold the Beatles in 1966.

3. Where did the band Mungo Jerry get its name?

4. Why were police called to a California radio studio in March 1972 when Donny Osmond’s “Puppy Love” was played?

5. How did Klaatu get its name?

6. In what year was the Rolling Stones’ last tour with longtime bass guitarist Bill Wyman. Hint: It promoted their “Steel Wheels” album.

Answers

1. Feb. 7, 1964. The two-week tour took them to New York City, Washington, D.C., and Miami.

2. Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. Alpert had five albums in the Top 20 at the same time.

3. Mungo Jerry is a takeoff on a poem “Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer” from “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T.S. Eliot. Their first hit was “In the Summertime” in 1970.

4. Because DJ Robert W. Morgan of studio KHJ in Hollywood had repeatedly played the song for more than 90 minutes. Worried fans thought something was wrong.

5. Rock band Klaatu named themselves after the alien in the movie “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” no doubt the original black-and-white 1951 version.

6. The Stones’ Urban Jungle tour began in the Netherlands in May 1990. ©2012 King Features Synd.


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