Elvis Presley by LairdM

Champion(s):

RobinJRichards
How many days until May?


Runner(s)-Up:

Bup
What fresh hell is this?


Quiz Description

Couldn't believe this hadn't been done before. I'm headed to a trivia night with an Elvis-themed round, so I had to do some learning, and what better way to learn than to write trivia? Hope you enjoy, even though it was pretty hastily put together.

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Questions:

What is the NAME OF THE BAND that Elvis was a part of, along with Scotty Moore and Bill Black, prior to signing with RCA Records? The band shares part of its name with one of the first singles released under Elvis' name on Sun Records. The band continued to appear on Elvis recordings for several years to follow.

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The Blue Moon Boys

Upon WHAT THOROUGHFARE is Heartbreak Hotel located?

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Lonely Street

NAME THE MAN obscured in this photograph of Elvis' first television appearance after returning home from the Army. He was the host of the TV show, as well as a legendary musician in his own right who had a decade prior declared both Rock and Roll and Elvis to be disgraceful.

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Frank Sinatra

Elvis met WHICH U.S. PRESIDENT in an attempt to gain an official sanction of his patriotism by receiving a badge from, ironically enough, the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs?

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Richard Nixon

The story goes that Elvis' middle name is misspelled on his tombstone because he had always expressed the desire to change it to the spelling that is presented there. The actual spelling of the name was meant to match that of the middle name of his stillborn twin, Jesse. Please IDENTIFY BOTH SPELLINGS of the name in either order.

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Aron, Aaron

IN ORDER FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, WHAT THREE LETTERS are obscured in this photo of Elvis' private jet? He would say that the lightning bolt symbolized "in a flash", a statement that would routinely follow the phrase that the three obscured letters represented.

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TCB (Taking Care of Business)

By WHAT TITLE AND NAME is the pictured man, born Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk in Breda, the Netherlands, better known?

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Colonel Tom Parker

Elvis' eldest granddaughter, Riley Keough, starred in WHAT 2015 FILM, which also featured fellow descendent-of-a-rock-star Zoƫ Kravitz?

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Mad Max: Fury Road

The main character of "In the Ghetto" is described not once, but twice using WHAT THREE WORD PHRASE that was originally coined in reference to a 1956 John Osborne play?

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Angry Young Man

The song "A Little Less Conversation" was itself a minor hit, but after a previously unreleased recording of it appeared in the 2001 film Ocean's Eleven, WHAT DUTCH ARTIST remixed the song and released it to great critical acclaim, including a No. 1 spot in Britain and a No. 50 spot on the Billboard Hot 100? The remix also ended up being used for the 2002 World Cup advertising campaign for Nike, "The Secret Tournament."

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Junkie XL (or JXL, or Tom Holkenborg)

Please give BOTH THE ARTIST responsible for AND the Elvis-inspired ALBUM TITLE of the album featuring this artwork.

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Paul Simon, Graceland

Of the 31 films that Elvis starred in during the 1950s and '60s, only two films share a title with a single that was a Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit for him. NAME EITHER TITLE.

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Love Me Tender (1956), Jailhouse Rock (1957)