Name that tune – or at least where it comes from – in our quiz on music around the world

Tony Christie and Peter Kay longed to be in Amarillo, but where is it?

California

Florida

New Mexico

Texas

Calypso music originated in which Caribbean country?

Cuba

Haiti

Jamaica

Trinidad and Tobago

The legendary Woodstock festival was actually staged more than 50 miles from the eponymous town. But where?

Bethel

Harris

Parksville

White Sulphur Springs

In 2006, which city was chosen by Unesco to be its first City of Music?

Havana

Liverpool

New Orleans

Seville

In 1978, the female rock group and one-hit-wonders Clout had a worldwide smash with Substitute. Where were they from?

Australia

Denmark

Canada

South Africa

If you were getting your kicks on Route 66, which of these states would you NOT drive through?

Arizona

Louisiana

Missouri

New Mexico

Billy Bragg made an anglicised version of Route 66, replacing American landmarks with English ones, in a song about the “Trunk Road to the Sea”. Which road was he singing about?

A1

A6

A13

A39

Where does gamelan music originate?

Finland

Ghana

Indonesia

India

Paul Simon began writing Homeward Bound while “sittin’ in the railway station” waiting for a late-night train home. What was the station?

Chicago Union Station

Paris Gare du Nord

New York’s Grand Central

Widnes

From 2001 to 2012, the Festival in the Desert attracted international visitors as well as local tribes, people and artists to its Sahara setting, in which country?

Egypt

Mali

Morocco

Niger

Algerian musician and singer Khaled is known as “the king” of which genre of music?

Afrobeat

Gnawa

Mbalax

Raï

On a visit to Morocco in the 1960s, Jimi Hendrix was said to have been inspired to write Castles Made of Sand in which city?

Casablanca

Essaouira

Fez

Marrakech

Sunburn, Asia’s largest music festival, was held in Goa from 2007–2015, before moving to which Indian city in 2016?

Jaipur

Mumbai

Mysore

Pune

The Rolling Stones recorded Exile on Main Street at Nellcôte, a belle epoque villa near to which town on the Côte d’Azur?

Cannes

Nice

St-Laurent-du-Var

Antibes

Serbia’s Dragačevski Sabor, or Guča Festival, is a celebration of what kind of music?

Brass bands

Jazz

Folk

Techno

11 and above.

You’re rocking all over the world!

5 and above.

On song … but not exactly calling the tune

0 and above.

Out of tune!

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