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Christmas Quizzes 20152016

Question of the Day : New Year's Day


Happy New Year!

Here's the eighth piece of the Puzzle
(good fortune ... think straight!)

Exotic Birds and Fruit contains a song that refers to Procol Harum's then record company ... was it their only album to contain such a feature?

Which of these three 'focus-group' responses is the least-unhelpful response to this question? Make a note of the red number so you can find the answer again easily at the end.

 
081
Look at the Shine on Brightly album, I think it's the first song on the second side: the name of the band's then record company is part of the title of that one. Butterfly Boys is a coded reference to the Chrysalis record label, which they were on after that
 
082
Blimey: it's possible that A Dream in Ev'ry Home is really 'A Deram in Ev'ry Home', an anagram, do you see, which was true, if you think back to the time 1967 or so when the band's big hit (A Whiter Shade of Pale, on the Deram label) was at the top of the charts in several territories across the globe
 
083
You cannot be serious
 

Resources: search 'Beyond the Pale' by clicking here and (without deleting  'site:procolharum.com') typing  'Shine on Brightly and/or 'Deram' and/or 'Government Boys'
 


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