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This Is Thursday. It’s Time To Quiz It

Quizzes Tonight:

7pm – Argyle Bar (Cellar). Jackpot £90. Cheat answer: Aaliyah (music round)

9pm – The Newsroom. Jackpot £200. Cheat answer: Malta (pic round)

The Newsroom provides the biggest jackpot of the Dr Paul week tonight: £200 up for grabs.

The Newsroom was dead last week – so come and capitalize on the summer vibe and win DA MONEY

Here’s the music round cheat for the Argyle Bar:

It’s Aaliyah who died at the age of 22 in  plane crash in the Bahamas.

Disaster.

If she had lived she could have been a judge on X-Factor or something.

The song is good – like a cross between Janet Jackson and TLC. The Bass moves everywhere and, listening to it now, I just noticed that it references I Know You Got soul by Erik B & Rakim – proper old school.

The video is also very Janet Jackson with lots of co-ordinated movements between dancers, all in some kind of showroom for garden water features (night theme).

For dying so young, Aaliyah properly left her mark.

Wiki says ” She is listed by Billboard as the tenth most successful female R&B artist of the past 25 years and 27th most successful R&B artist in history“.

Not bad. Just a shame about the airplane crash. She’s in good company though.

cunto cards
cunto cards

l will have Cunto Cards 2018 with me tonight, so stop me and buy a pack if you have someone’s birthday coming up. They make an ideal gift.

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Voice Better. Come And Enjoy The Golden Tones.

Quizzes Tonight:

7pm – Argyle Bar (Cellar). Jackpot £60. Cheat answer: Benito Mussolini (pic round)

9pm – The Newsroom. Jackpot £100. Cheat answer: The Handsome Family (music round)

God almighty. Last week’s Thursday night quizzes were a savage assault on your ears. I sounded like a broken vacuum cleaner. Made in Albania.

The voice was history, broken and ridiculous. Like an alien clown in a dust storm. Marti Pellow would have cried.

But tonight, Pellow had better watch out because the golden voice is back. Yes.

Once again I sound like your actual Dr Paul and its a dirty big relief. I absolutely hated sounding like I did last week. It felt like an imposter was in my throat, like I’d been possessed by the ghost of a ninety-nine year old bark-smoking sandpaper salesman from China.

Meanwhile, the bloke out of tonight’s music round cheat tip answer band has a terrific voice as well. And I can’t sing. So maybe he wins.

His name is Brett Sparks and the band is the Handsome Family. Here’s their song that’s in the music round at the Newsroom tonight:

The song is brilliant and, as ever, the recorded version is best but there’s no proper video for it so I’m posting this live one instead. The bonus is that the other person in the band (Rennie Sparks – the singer’s wife) explains a little bit about how she wrote the song.

I like the Handsome Family. They have lots of songs where darkness and death somehow translate into sweet country sounds.

To be fair, they sound a bit shite on this video. But that’s live music for you.

If you have the time, listen to their song ‘The Snow White Diner‘ (video below). It’s about a woman who kills herself and her children while rubberneckers gawp and deaf people just laugh.

 

Anyway, the main thing is: COME TO THE QUIZ. See you later.

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