Unusual Musical TV Appearances by PenningtonJ

Champion(s):

PerryS


Runner(s)-Up:

Vicun-YAH


Quiz Description

Answer a few questions about some of the most bizarre musical appearance in television history.

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Questions:

In 1977, Iggy Pop and David Bowie played "Fun Time" on the eponymous talk show of WHAT SINGER, a former Big Band star of the 1940s and 1950s known for singing "See the You U.S.A. in Your Chevrolet"?

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Dinah Shore

In 1993, while enjoying the chart success of "She Don't Use Jelly," the Flaming Lips made a guest appearance at WHAT FICTIONAL RESTAURANT, the favorite hangout of the characters of Beverly Hills, 90210?

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the Peach Pit

In 1982, WHAT GROUP performed "My Own Private Idaho" and "Throw That Beat in the Garbage Can" as guest stars on the soap opera Guiding Light?

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the B-52's

In 1969, the Jimi Hendrix Experience got banned from a BBC show hosted by WHAT ONE-NAMED SINGER (best known in the U.S. for the title song of a 1967 Sidney Poitier movie) after beginning an unauthorized, feedback-laden performance of Cream's "Sunshine of Your Love"?

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Lulu

WHAT SINGER modified the lyrics of her biggest hit during an appearance on Sesame Street in order to tell Elmo about how she couldn't get in touch with her friend, the letter Y?

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Norah Jones

On New Years Day 1967, WHAT DISC JOCKEY (and occasional cartoon voice artist) became the first person to emcee a TV appearance by The Doors, while hosting the local L.A. teen dance show, Shebang?

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Casey Kasem

KISS made its first primetime network TV appearance on the 1976 Halloween Special named after WHAT ACTOR, who frequently occupied the center square on Hollywood Squares in the 1970s?

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Paul Lynde

On the 1965 episode, "Far Out Munster," the Munsters rented their house to a rock group, played by WHAT BAND, best known for a 1966 one-hit wonder played at Boston Red Sox games?

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the Standells

A 1999 broadcast of The Jenny Jones Show was the first TV appearance of the indie band Lifter Puller, led by WHAT MUSICIAN and current lead singer of the Hold Steady?

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Craig Finn

In April 1969, the Beach Boys appear on the Mike Douglas Show to perform "Never Learn Not to Love," a song originally written by WHAT MAN who became infamous for an event that happened four months later?

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Charles Manson

WHAT COMPOSER said, "I prefer laughter to tears," before performing his composition Water Walk on a 1960 episode of the game show I've Got A Secret?

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John Cage

WHAT GUITARIST made his TV debut in 1957 at the age of 13 performing "Momma Don't Wanna Skiffle No More," before going on to become lead guitarist in two different groups inducted in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame?

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Jimmy Page