Barkham Village Residents Association

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?
  2. Q. Who sang of “Fog on the Tyne” in a 1972 number 1 album?
  3. Q. Which song starts with the lines – “When I was a little girl I had a rag doll...”?
  4. Q. Who wrote “Ferry Cross the Mersey”?
  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”.
  6. Q. Who wrote “The Blue Danube Waltz”?
  7. Q. Who had a number 1 hit with “Runaway” in 1961?
  8. Q. In the English folk song, “There was a jolly miller once lived...” - where?
  9. Q. Which river is central to Wagner’s “Ring Cycle” operas?
  10. Q. And finally....., what was the name of Doctor Who’s wife?

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