Some little-known facts are too good not to share. In a diversion into quiz territory:-
What links Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks, Eric Dolphy’s Out To Lunch and Bruce Springsteen’s Born To Run, other than strong critical acclaim?
The answer is in a new addition to this old post here.
Welcome to my New Year’s day Quiz- compiling it kept my busy while the chicken cooked and the boxed set of Downton Abbey played and played and played downstairs. Good luck and I hope you enjoy it.
Another quiz, for fun, edification and self-improvement.
Buy yourself a prize in proportion to your score.
Please go to downwithit November Quiz to view the test
All of the answers are on this site. Find out how many of the 10 questions you get right.
No prizes but if you score…
10/10. Reward yourself with a near mint first pressing of Blue Mitchell’s ‘Down With It!’
7-9. Track down and buy yourself a copy of Don Wilkerson’s ‘Preach Brother’
4-6. Get yourself The Incredible Jimmy Smith’s ‘Home Cookin’ on CD
0-3. Purchase and listen to ‘Kind of Blue’, ‘Blue Train’ and ‘The Sidewinder’ and come back here for daily detention.
Please go to A short quiz- Are YOU DownWithIt! to view the test