The Band Christmas Quiz 2008
The following was posted at The Band web site on December 14th 2008:
Wishing for a
rare (and unused)
'90s The Band t-shirt
Your wish may come true if you know the answer to the following question:
The soundclip below features Levon Helm on lead vocal. But what is it that we are
listening to here?:
[Details about how to answer the quiz deleted]
We received more than 50 e-mails with quiz answers over the next two weeks, only 11
of these had the correct answer:
Levon Helm singing a commercial for Case/International Harvester
agricultural machinery in 1989.
C-program using random numbers, written by yours truly, was used to select one of the contestans with the
And the lucky winner of a '90s The Band t-shirt
is (drum roll):
The line-up on this track is:
Levon Helm - vocals and mandolin,
Bob Rans - keyboards and drums,
Bill Ruppert - guitars,
Jim Tullio - bass.
Recorded and mixed by Bob Rans at Tullio and Rans office studio.
You can listen to the whole song here.
Eoghan Byrne from Shankill in Ireland!
Thanks to all the contestants for participating, we'll be back next year with a new quiz and
a new price!
And a big thank-you to Jonathan Katz for sending us the MPEG-3
file for the quiz.
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