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?
Calypso music originated in which Caribbean country?
Trinidad and Tobago
The legendary Woodstock festival was actually staged more than 50 miles from the eponymous town. But where?
White Sulphur Springs
In 2006, which city was chosen by Unesco to be its first City of Music?
In 1978, the female rock group and one-hit-wonders Clout had a worldwide smash with Substitute. Where were they from?
If you were getting your kicks on Route 66, which of these states would you NOT drive through?
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?
Where does gamelan music originate?
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
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?
Algerian musician and singer Khaled is known as “the king” of which genre of music?
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?
Sunburn, Asia’s largest music festival, was held in Goa from 2007–2015, before moving to which Indian city in 2016?
The Rolling Stones recorded Exile on Main Street at Nellcôte, a belle epoque villa near to which town on the Côte d’Azur?
Serbia’s Dragačevski Sabor, or Guča Festival, is a celebration of what kind of music?
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!