Thank you to all the incredible members who starred in this Rock and Roll Hall of Fame popup. We tested your musical knowledge, and you laid down the jams. On Monday, Oct. 3rd, I'll reveal the overall winner. Or, in the event of a tie, @Matt Lawson and I will come up with an awesome run-off event for the finalists.
While you wait with bated breath, I'll give you the answers to the Trivia Questions so you'll have an idea of where you might stand. Here we go:
1. Who influenced Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, and Janis Joplin (among others) and died penniless, only to be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1986, and then the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1988?
A. Woody Guthrie
B. Mahalia Jackson
C. Lead Belly
D. Les Paul
This band was inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame by Elton John in 1988 under the "Performers" category.
A. The Beach Boys
B. The Byrds
C. The Beatles
D. The Drifters
This band's "Best of" album was the first ever to be certified platinum and they were inducted into the RRHF in 1998.
B. The Eagles
C. The Mamas and the Papas
D. Fleetwood Mac
Which artist was NOT inducted in the very first RRHF induction ceremony?
A. Sam Cooke
B. Elvis Presley
C Jerry Lee Lewis
D. B.B. King
Which artist has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times?
A. Eric Clapton
B. Paul McCartney
C. Sammy Hagar
D. Ronnie James Dio
In the Community Rockstars program, who is eligible to be nominated?
A. Everyone is eligible
B. Genesys employees only
C. Non-Genesys employees only
D. Only members who have been in a band before
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's architectural blueprint was designed in a unique shape. What is it?
A. A speaker
B. A guitar
C. A record player
D. A drum cymbal
When are winners announced for the Community Rockstars program?
B. Once a week
C. Only until the end of this initiative
D. Last Friday of every month
How many inductees have been introduced to the "Early Influences" category at the RRHF?
When the Grateful Dead was inducted to the RRHF in 1994, what was unique (and bizarre) about it?
A. The band did not show up, although they RSVP'ed.
B. They hired look-alikes to show up in their place.
C. They used a cardboard cutout of Jerry Garcia, instead of Jerry Garcia.
D. They requested a cover band play their induction ceremony.
What is the name of the award given for "non-performers" who work primarily behind the scenes in the music industry?
A. Jann S. Wenner award
B. Ahmet Ertegun award
C. M. Pei award
D. Roadie award
What was considered the Rock Hall's first major exhibit that opened in May of 1997?
A. "Elvis is in the Building"
B. "Roots, Rhymes, and Rage: The Hip-Hop Story"
C. "I Want To Take You Higher: The Psychedelic Era"
D. "Rock Style" which showcased rock fashion through the ages.
And for all of those who answered the BONUS QUESTION, you'll get an additional three points added to your total.
Remember, the overall winner for this event will get to pick a prize from our epic Prize Wall, which is musically-themed for a limited time only.
I'll be back Monday to reveal the top headliner of this event! Until then, rock on.
Genesys - Employees