Having Fun with Musical Group Names

Having Fun with Musical Group Names

It’s time for a little fun and trivia  to help you in your “Jeopardy!” auditions (Don’t we wish!). In this edition of “Shit We Should Know” here are the names of various musical groups and duos that relate to a variety of subjects. As a former radio dee jay a lot of memories were brought back with some of these names. How many do you remember?

Weather –The Four Seasons,  Earth, Wind and Fire, Foghat, Rain, Canned Heat, Johnny and the Hurricanes, The Tornados, Rory Storm & the Tornados, Snow Patrol, Cold Play, Harvey and the Moonglows, The Cyclones, Nino and the Ebb Tides, The Lightning Seeds, Randy and the Rainbows, Thunder, KC and the Sunshine Band, Weather Report.

Automobiles – The Cadillacs, The Edsels, REO Speedwagon, The Imperials, The El Dorados, The Falcons, The Mustangs, The Fleetwoods, Marshall Tucker Band, The Camaros, The Cars, The Bel Airs, The Fabulous Thunderbirds,  Triumph, The Impalas, The GTO’s, The Safaris, The Tempests, The Rivieras, Fleetwood Mac.

Geography – Boston, Manhattan Transfer, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Miami Sound Machine, Chicago, New York Dolls, Kansas, Tijuana Brass, Hollywood Argyles, Linkin Park, Alabama, Bay City Rollers, E Street Band, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas, Texas Troubadors, America, The Ohio Players, Nashville Teens, Berlin, Nazareth, Trans Siberian Orchestra, Oak Ridge Boys, Little River Band.

Numbers –  Four Tops, Jackson 5, Three Dog Night, blink-182,  Brothers Four, U2, Four Aces, Five Keys, Five Satins, Nine Inch Nails, Four Freshman, 2 Live Crew, 10,000 Maniacs, Three Degrees, Maroon 5, Ten Years After, 38 Special, Four Lads, One Direction, Four Lads. Four Preps, Dave Clark 5.

Animals – The Animals, The Beatles, The Byrds, Adam and the Ants, The Chipmunks, The Crows, Dixie Chicks, Iron Butterfly, The Doves, The Yardbirds, Pet Shop Boys, The Fireflies, Hootie and the Blowfish, The Penguins, The Spaniels, The Robins,The Eagles, the Monkees, Three Dog Night, Def Leopard, Black crows, The crickets, Pussy Cat Dolls, Country Joe and the Fish.

Food – Flying Burrito Brothers, The Cranberries, Bananarama, Cream, Captain Beefheart, Bread, Hot Chili Peppers, Humble Pie, Moby Grape, Salt n’ Peppa,  Korn, Peaches & Herb, Spice Girls, The Rasberries, Smashing Pumpkins, Hot Tuna, Electric Prunes, Tangerine Dream, Wild Cherry, Strawberry Alarm Clock.

There are a lot more categories we can come up with and just might in a future edition. In the meantime if you think of any we may have missed, please post them for all to see. Hope you had a little fun with this. Hope it was a great summer and now here it comes……………the holiday push!!

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