cricket/music quiz

byased

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With apologies to Dave Morton, who may wish to sit this one out, and to pick up on Karma's little quiz. Can you name these two teams, England v Australia. All the cricketers played for their team post 1960, all share the surname with a member of the group that is given. You need to name the cricketer and the band member. Teams are in batting order with a wicketkeeper , a spinner and a few quick bowlers. For example, if an England opener had the clue of The Faces, answer would be Mickey and Rod Stewart. A few with a Yorkshire connection are involved. Nothing too obscure included.
ENGLAND
1 Sex Pistols ALISTAIR/PAUL COOK
2 Joy Division TIM/IAN CURTIS
3 Blue Nile IAN/ROBERT BELL
4 Pretty Things PETER/PHIL MAY
5 The Cure MJK/ROBERT SMITH
6 Status Quo PETER/RICK PARFITT
7 Marmalade BARRY/GRAHAM KNIGHT
8 Queen BOB/ROGER TAYLOR
9 King Crimson ASHLEY/MICHAEL GILES
10 Black Sabbath ALAN/BILL WARD
11 Animals JOHN/ALAN PRICE

AUSTRALIA
1 Def Leppard MATTHEW/JOE ELLIOTT
2 Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band MICHAEL/RODNEY SLATER
3 Big Country SHANE/BRUCE WATSON
4 The Byrds MICHAEL/MICHAEL CLARKE
5 The Move MICHAEL/BEV BEVAN
6 Mamas and Papas WAYNE/JOHN PHILLIPS
7 Fairport Convention REG/IAIN MATTHEWS
8 Pink Floyd GARY/DAVE GILMOUR
9 Primal Scream JASON/BOBBY GILLESPIE
10 Dr feelgood MITCHELL/WILKO JOHNSON
11 Ten Years After BRETT/ALVIN LEE
 
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Newby

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I'll start the bowling and hopefully knock over the openers from both sides.
England:
1. Alistair Cook/Paul Cook
2. Hugh Morris/Stephen Morris

Australia:
1. Matthew Elliot/Joe Elliot
2. Michael Slater/Rodney Desborough Slater
 

byased

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Three out of four, well done. I guess you are technically correct with Morris, but not the one in my team.
 

Hawke

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Well Iain Matthews was in Fairport Convention (I've seen him perform live a number of times over the years) and Greg Matthews played for Oz no. 7.
Alan Price was in The Animals. John Price of Middlesex. Hylton Valentine was in The Animals so a WI fifties theme. We were in the Newcastle area last year and saw the house where Chas Chandler was born and the church where his funeral was held. And the turntable bridge which Eric Burdon's grandad operated. Hint obsessive.....
Had to look this up but Michael Giles was the original drummer with King Crimson. I liked their 21st Century Schizoid Man song on the Island Nice Enough To Eat sampler album. So Ashley Giles no. 9. Could also be on an LUFC themes quiz!
 

byased

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Well Iain Matthews was in Fairport Convention (I've seen him perform live a number of times over the years) and Greg Matthews played for Oz no. 7.
Alan Price was in The Animals. John Price of Middlesex. Hylton Valentine was in The Animals so a WI fifties theme. We were in the Newcastle area last year and saw the house where Chas Chandler was born and the church where his funeral was held. And the turntable bridge which Eric Burdon's grandad operated. Hint obsessive.....
Had to look this up but Michael Giles was the original drummer with King Crimson. I liked their 21st Century Schizoid Man song on the Island Nice Enough To Eat sampler album. So Ashley Giles no. 9. Could also be on an LUFC themes quiz!
Spot on with those three. Never saw Iain Matthews, but have seen Fairport Convention quite a few times. Dave Swarbrick had a very distinctive voice and somehow managed to play the violin at the same time. Yes, Giles could be in an LUFC future quiz. Harvey, Gray, Hunter, and many more could be made to fit.
 

Donnylad

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ENGLAND

6 Status Quo Peter Parfitt/Rick Parfitt
8 Queen PBH May/Brian May

That concludes my knowledge here but I will research! Out with the Boolean machine!
 

byased

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ENGLAND

6 Status Quo Peter Parfitt/Rick Parfitt
8 Queen PBH May/Brian May

That concludes my knowledge here but I will research! Out with the Boolean machine!
Well, yes to number 6, and you have a part answer for one of the others, but not number 8
 

Newby

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As you won't accept Hugh Morris what about.
2. Ian Curtis of Joy Division & Tim Curtis of England.

I must confess to forgetting him completely, despite his success with Worcestershire. He may have been a bit in the shadow of Graeme Hick to be fair.
 

byased

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As you won't accept Hugh Morris what about.
2. Ian Curtis of Joy Division & Tim Curtis of England.

I must confess to forgetting him completely, despite his success with Worcestershire. He may have been a bit in the shadow of Graeme Hick to be fair.
Yes, I was slightly unsure whether he payed for England so had to check. Ian Curtis another who died much too young
 

Sir Geoffrey

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First of all Thanks for the warm welcome from everyone and also Thanks for the time taken to compile the quiz.
Dr Feelgood's Wilko Johnston passed away recently after a long illness but what a stage presence he had, i seem to remember seeing them many years ago at the Donny Outlook but i may have got the venue mixed up, anyhow we'll match him up with Mitchell Johnson for now.
 

Hawke

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Yes I saw Dr. Feelgood with Wilko Johnson in the mid seventies. There was a 'Southend Sound' wasn't there with the Kursaal Flyers another act from there.
 

byased

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First of all Thanks for the warm welcome from everyone and also Thanks for the time taken to compile the quiz.
Dr Feelgood's Wilko Johnston passed away recently after a long illness but what a stage presence he had, i seem to remember seeing them many years ago at the Donny Outlook but i may have got the venue mixed up, anyhow we'll match him up with Mitchell Johnson for now.
Yes, welcome on board Sir!
Wilko and Mitchell Johnson indeed. Never saw Dr Feelgood, but saw Wilko with his band a few years ago at a festival. He was given 9 months to live and decided to play as many live gigs as he could in that time, and ended up living for a further 9 years!
 

byased

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His real name was John Wilkinson, and so he turned it on its head. Another idea for a quiz sometime?
 
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