The Day The Music Died

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What Don McLean 1971 mega-hit often refers to 'the day the music died'?
American Pie
Stairway To Heaven
Bohemian Rhapsody
Imagine

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'The day the music died' refers to the 1959 deaths of early rock and roll performers Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens.  How did they die?
Plane Crash
Drug Overdose
Natural Causes
Bus Accident

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While many consider Don McLean a 'one hit wonder', in 1971 he had another #1 single about a famous Dutch Post-Impressionist painter?  What song was it?
Vincent
Pablo
Rembrandt
Leonardo

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What kind of car was driven to the levee?
Chevy
Ferrarri
Ford Mustang
Spider

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What is it that might "save your mortal soul"?
Music
Prayer
Yoga
Meditation

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What was wrong with "the church bells"?
They were all broken
They were cracked
They were too loud
They were missing

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Who 'caught the train to the coast'?
The Father, Son and Holy Ghost
Larry, Curly and Moe
John, Paul, George and Ringo
The Bird

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What 1960s science fiction show gets inadvertently mentioned in the course of the lyrics?
Lost In Space
Star Trek
Twilight Zone
Independence Day

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"I met a girl who sang the blues, And I asked her for some happy news". What did she do?
Smile and turned away
Laughed in my face
Gave me a kiss
Stared at me

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Who made what is considered one of the worst cover versions of "American Pie" in 2000?
Madonna
Billy Joel
Bob Dylan
Jani Joplin

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