Musical excerpts 116

From the Valentine’s Day quiz on 14/2/17. Each track has ‘love’ in the title. Download here.

  1. The Sonics – Have Love, Will Travel
  2. Diana Ross – When You Tell Me That You Love Me
  3. The Doors – Hello, I Love You
  4. Blue – One Love
  5. Paul Young – Love of the Common People
  6. Birdy – Skinny Love
  7. Jennifer Rush – The Power of Love
  8. Muse – Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever)
  9. Kele Le Roc – My Love
  10. Daft Punk – Digital Love

Specialist: love

From the quiz on 10/2/15.

  1. Which Gilbert & Sullivan opera is subtitled “The Lass That Loved a Sailor”? H.M.S. Pinafore

  2. Which American alternative rock band was formed in 1989 by Eric Erlandson and Courtney Love? Hole

  3. Becky Thatcher is the love interest of which classic literary character? Tom Sawyer

  4. Which English racecourse features a fence called Valentine’s Brook? Aintree

  5. In the Simpsons episode I Love Lisa, to whom does Lisa give a train-themed Valentine’s card with the words “I Choo-Choo-Choose You”? Ralph Wiggum

  6. In Greek mythology, which sculptor falls in love with one of his own statues that Aphrodite brings to life — and for a bonus point, what name, referring to the milky whiteness of the marble, is this statue commonly given? Pygmalion; Galatea

  7. Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine are the protagonists of which classic video game? Resident Evil

  8. Davis Love III is a professional player of which sport? Golf

  9. Which explorer was killed by natives in Hawaii on Valentine’s Day, 1779? James Cook

  10. Celebrated on 25th January in honour of the Welsh patron saint of love and lovers, what is the native Welsh equivalent of St Valentine’s Day? St Dwynwen’s Day (Dydd Santes Dwynwen)