Music Team Building Trivia Challenge

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Here are some fun music trivia questions from our Name That Tune team building program! Scroll down to find out the answers.
The Questions
  1. What song did the FBI determine is unintelligible at any speed?
  2. In which Madonna song were her vocals pitched up to make her sound younger? (She was 26 at the time.)
  3. What song was written after the lead singer and his friend, Marty Jones, got drunk at a bar and were too chicken to talk to a couple of girls (before the lead singer was famous)?
  4. What is the name of the duo featuring the brother of Dan Seals, who was “England Dan” of England Dan and John Ford Coley? What was their most popular song?
  5. What song made Eminem want to give up rapping?
  6. What was the orginal song from which Sesame Street made a version called “(I Can’t Get No) Cooperation” about a school kid who couldn’t find anyone to play jump rope or seesaw with?
  7. What song was used in commercials for Bud Light beer in the 90s, featuring 4 guys dressed up as women to take advantage of a promotion at a bar?
  8. What song was inspired by the German singer Nina Hagen, when the lead singer of the band came across one of her jackets that he liked? She insisted he take it, explaining that giving stuff away creates good energy.
  9. What song did this band’s record company not want on their album because they thought it was too long and that no radio station would play it?
The Answers
  1. Louie Louie by the Kingsmen
  2. Borderline
  3. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
  4. Seals and Crofts, Summer Breeze
  5. Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice
  6. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones
  7. Ladies Night by Kool and the Gang
  8. Give It Away by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  9. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Explore this idea more fully in Quixote Consulting’s music team building activities:

Play the Blues – As featured on NPR and in The Meeting Professional 
Learn to play the blues harmonica in just two hours! Each team member will receive their own harmonica, a copy of Blues Harmonica for Beginners book and play-a-long CD. Within minutes you will be playing a real blues song together. The grand finale features your team as the stars performing an original blues song that you have created together!
Give the Kids Music – Learn to play and build musical instruments and then give the gift of music to underserved children.

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