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The theme this time is “Musical Rivers” – for each question or answer there is reference to a river (or name of a river) and a piece of music or musician. Simple!

  1. Q. “Ol’ Man River” is a song from which musical?
    A. Showboat
  2. Q. Who sang of “Fog on the Tyne” in a 1972 number 1 album?
    A. Lindisfarne
  3. Q. Which song starts with the lines – “When I was a little girl I had a rag doll...”?
    A. River Deep – Mountain High
  4. Q. Who wrote “Ferry Cross the Mersey”?
    A. Gerry Marsden
  5. Q. Nile Rodgers is one of the most prolific record producers over many years but which disco/R&B band did he co-form and have many hits with including “Le Freak”.
    A. Chic
  6. Q. Who wrote “The Blue Danube Waltz”?
    A. Johann Strauss (the Younger)
  7. Q. Who had a number 1 hit with “Runaway” in 1961?
    A. Del Shannon
  8. Q. In the English folk song, “There was a jolly miller once lived...” - where?
    A. On the River Dee
  9. Q. Which river is central to Wagner’s “Ring Cycle” operas?
    A. The Rhine
  10. Q. And finally....., what was the name of Doctor Who’s wife?
    A. River Song (sorry!)

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