Sep 19, 2008

High School Musical

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1) No need to give me the identification of all these great people, just give me the musical connection.

Ans.: All mentioned/referred to in Madonna's song Vogue.

(Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe, Marlene Dietrich, Joe DiMaggio, MarlonBrando, James Dean, Grace Kelly, Jean Harlow, Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire,Ginger Rogers, Rita Hayworth, Lauren Bacall, Katharine Hepburn, LanaTurner, and Bette Davis)

2) Put Fundaez.

Ans.: "God Save the Queen" was the second single released by the punk rock band Sex Pistols. It was released during Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee in 1977 and reached number two in the British charts. Its lyrics, as well as the cover, were controversial at the time, and the BBC refused to play the song.

3) Whats is the unique Claim to Fame of this album?

Ans.: It is the only Billboard Top 10 hit where both the name of the groupand the song were palindromes.

4) Simple...Connect

Ans.: In the movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Three songs from old Hindi movies can be heard played in the back ground. "Mera Man Tera Pyaasa" from the movie "Gambler" performed by Mohammed Rafi, "Tera Sang Pyaar Mein" performed by Lata Mangeshkar, "Wada Na Tod" by Lata Mangeshkar from the movie "Dil Tujhko Diya" (when Clementine invites Joel to her apartment for a drink). All the three songs are listed in the original soundtrack credits.

5) Connect

Ans.: Inside Man and Sapna Awasthi. The song Chaiyya Chaiyya was used in the opening and end credits of the movie, which was sung by Sukhwinder Singh and Sapna Awasthi.

6) Fill in the blanks.

"Some live and die in debt
Others making millions on the internet
Contradictions, city of extremes
Everthing is possible in_____________"

Ans.: Bombay Dream!!

7) Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, the famed classical singer is supposed to have sung for only
one film in his entire career. Which one?

Ans.: Mughal-E-Azam. He sang "Prem Jogan Ban Jaye" in Raga Sohoni and "Shubh Din Aayo".


Varun K R said...

2)SEX PISTOLS cover and controversy

3)first ever CD
4)in the Eternal sunshine there are 2 songs sung by LATA AND RAFi as background(in winslets house0
5)Chaiyya Chaiyya
6)Bombay Dreams
7)Mughal E Azam

tsp said...

1. The lyrics of the Madonna's single Vogue references the names of several 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s stars, in

this order (order sung in the song):

* Greta Garbo
* Marilyn Monroe
* Marlene Dietrich
* Joe DiMaggio
* Marlon Brando
* James Dean
* Grace Kelly
* Jean Harlow
* Gene Kelly
* Fred Astaire
* Ginger Rogers
* Rita Hayworth
* Lauren Bacall
* Katharine Hepburn
* Lana Turner
* Bette Davis

2. God Save the Queen, Single by the Sex Pistols released in 1977, controversy erupted when BBC refused to play the

song because it was the Queen's anniversary.

3. *Shudder* Pop!

4. # "Tere Sang Pyar Main"
Written by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma (as Laxmikant Pyarelal) and Verma Malik (as

Varma Malik)
Performed by Lata Mangeshkar

# "Mere Man Tera Pyasa"
Written by Sachin Dev Burman (as S.D. Burman) and Neeraj
Performed by Mohammad Rafi (as Mohd. Rafi)

OSTs for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

5. Chal Chaiyya Chaiyya OST for Inside Man sung by Sapna Awasthi(right) and Sukhvinder Singh.

6. Bombay Dreams

7. Khan was reluctant to sing for films, but sang two songs based on ragas Sohni and Rageshree for the 1960 film

Mughal-e-Azam, in which his voice was represented as Tansen's by the music director Naushad. In an attempt to

dissuade Naushad by asking an obnoxiously high price, he reportedly ended up charging Rs. 25,000/- per song when the

going rate for popular playback singers such as Lata Mangeshkar and Mohammed Rafi was below Rs. 500/- per song.

Anjan said...

answer to the 5 th question..
the insider man has the song chaiyya chaiyya in it's opening sequence..
where r the other answers??

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