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Old 13-08-2013, 12:22
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Simple rules. Solo Artists fill be selected under the Surname and the Bands will be selected under the word that follows the. Only one per letter (and yes that isn't easy!)

Mine.

A. the Afghan Whigs.
B. Blind Pilot.
C. Camera Obscura.
D. the Decemberists.
E. Echo & The Bunnymen.
F. the Flaming Lips.
G. Garbage.
H. the Hold Steady.
I. Iron Maiden.
J. Jump (Also known as Jump, Little Children)
K. Katzenjammer.
L. Live.
M. Mew
N. the National.
O. Okkervil River.
P. Pearl Jam.
Q. Queensr˙che.
R. R.E.M
S. Simon & Garfunkel.
T. the Tallest Man on Earth.
U. Unified Theory.
V. the Velvet Underground.
W. the Walkmen.
X. XTC
Y. Yukon Blonde.
Z. Zwan.
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Old 13-08-2013, 12:30
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Should this not be in the Games section? But I'll have a think and do it later.
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Old 13-08-2013, 15:10
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Aphex Twin
Beastie Boys
Can
Death Grips
Elvis Presley
The Fall
Guitar Wolf
Hula
ISAN
Jacques Brel
King Tubby
Lightning Bolt
Melt Banana
Negativland
Ornette Coleman
Public Enemy
Q ... don't have one for Q
Roxy Music
Stooges
Temptations
United States Of America
Velvet Underground
Scott Walker
Xmal Deutschland
Young Marble Giants
Zoviet France
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Old 13-08-2013, 15:51
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Arcade Fire
Bowie, David
Cave, Nick
Dr Strangely Strange
Earle, Steve
Fairport Convention
Gallagher, Rory
Harvey, P.J.
Incredible String Band
Jethro Tull
Kinks
Led Zeppelin
Muse
Numan, Gary
Oasis*
Pink Floyd
Queen*
Reed, Lou
Springsteen, Bruce
Thompson, Richard
Uriah Heep
Velvet Underground
Who
X-Ray Specs
Yes
Zevon, Warren

* Slightly clutching at straws - not exactly lying but not held in such esteem as the others on the list.
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Old 13-08-2013, 18:26
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A. Abba
B. Billy Fury
C. Cliff Richard
D. David Alexander
E. Eddie Cocoran (excuse spelling)
F. Four Seasons
G.
H.
I.
J. Jerry Lee Lewis
K. Killers
L. Little Richard
M. Matt Monro
N. Nat King Cole
O. O Town
P.
Q. Queen
R. Robbie Williams
S. Shakin' Stevems
T. Tom Jones
U.
V.
W. Wham
X.
Y. Yazz
Z.


Sorry can't think of any for the ones I've left out
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Old 13-08-2013, 22:35
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A. Amy Winehouse
B. Beyonce
C. Christina Aguilera
D. Demi Lovato
E. Emeli Sande
F. Frank Sinatra
G. Girls Aloud
H. The Hoosiers
I. Icona Pop
J. James Morrison
K. Kids In Glass Houses
L. Leona Lewis
M. Marina Diamandis
N. N'Sync
O. Olly Murs
P. Pussycat Dolls
Q. Queen
R. Rita Ora
S. The Saturdays
T. Take That
U. U2
V. Van Morrison
W. Whitney Houston
X. The XX
Y. You Me At Siz
Z. The Zutons

I am aware of my strange taste in music.
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Old 14-08-2013, 01:39
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A - AlunaGeorge
B - Beyonce / Bastille
C - Celeste Buckingham
D - Disclosure
E - Ellie Goulding
F - Florence + the Machine
G - Gabrielle Aplin
H - The Hoosiers
I - Iggy Azalea / Imagine Dragons
J - Jason Mraz
K - Kasabian
L - Lana Del Rey
M - Marina & the Diamonds
N - Noah and the Whale
O - Of Monsters and Men
P - Pink / Passion Pit
Q - Queen
R - Rudimental
S - Snow Patrol
T - Taylor Swift
U - Usher
V - The Vaccines
W - will.i.am
X - The XX
Y - Young the Giant
Z - ZZ Ward
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Old 18-08-2013, 08:38
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Agua de Annique
Birthday Massacre, The
Chromeo
De/Vision
Eisley
Fuel Fandango
Gothminister
Heap, Imogen
IAMX
Juvelen
Katatonia
Lucky Soul
Marsheaux
Northern Kind
Organ, The
Pin-Up Went Down
Queenadreena
Rainbow Arabia
Simon, Emilie
Tegan & Sara
Unwoman
VNV Nation
Wigmore, Gun
Xandria
Yelle
Zola Jesus
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Old 18-08-2013, 10:11
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Abba
Bowie, David
Chic
Destiny's Child
Eurythmics
Fleetwood Mac
Girls Aloud
Hall & Oates
INXS
Jackson, Michael
KLF
Lauper, Cyndi
Michael, George
Outkast
Pet Shop Boys
Queen
Richie, Lionel
Sister Sledge
Timberlake, Justin
U2
Verve, The
Wham!
X?
Young, Will
Zutons, The
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Old 18-08-2013, 11:41
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A. All Saints
B. Blur
C. Chemical Brothers
D. Siobhan Donaghy (Delilah 2nd)
E. Sophie Ellis-Bextor
F. Foo Fighters
G. Girls Aloud
H. Lauren Hill
I. Natalie Imbruglia
J. Jamieson
K. Katie B (Didn't know whether to put this under B or K but opted for K!)
L. La Roux
M. Marina and the Diamonds
N. No Doubt
O. Oasis
P. The Prodigy
Q. Queen
R. Nicola Roberts
S. Sugababes
T. Take That
U. U2
V. Diana Vickers
W. The White Stripes
X.
Y. Will Young
Z. The Zutons


That was so hard and some of them were really scraping the barrel! Still couldn't think of anything for X though!
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Old 18-08-2013, 11:55
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Old 18-08-2013, 11:56
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Annie
Bjork
Cheryl Cole
Diana Vickers
Ellie Goulding
Foals
Girls Aloud
The Horrors
Imagine Dragons
James Blake
The Killers
Lana Del Rey
Miles Kane
Nicola Roberts
Of Monsters and Men
Paolo Nutini
Queens of the Stone Ague
Robyn
Sigur Ros
Two Door Cinema Club
Uffie
Vampire Weekend
Willy Moon
The xx
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Zulu Winter.
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Old 18-08-2013, 12:15
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A: Ariana Grande
B: Beyonce
C: Cher Lloyd
D: Demi Lovato
E: Ellie Goulding
F: Fifth Harmony
H: Hey Monday
I: Iggy Azalea
J: Justin Bieber (sorry Timberlake and Jessie J)
K: Krewella
L: Little Mix
M: Miley Cyrus
N: Naya Rivera
O: One Direction
P: Paramore
R: Rihanna
S: Selena Gomez
T: Tori Kelly
U: Union J
V: Vince Kidd
W: The Wanted
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Old 18-08-2013, 12:22
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Were the solo artists under the initial of the surname or first name? I used the surname but everyone else seems to have done the opposite so I may have done it wrong
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Old 18-08-2013, 12:36
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Arcade Fire
Black Keys
Clash
Dylan, Bob
Everything Everything
Four Seasons
Gomez
Housemartins
Isley Brothers
John, Elton
Kinks
Little Richard
McDonald, Michael
Nirvana
O Jays
Pet Shop Boys
Queen
R.E.M
Simon, Paul
Toots & The Maytals
Unthanks
Valli, Frankie
Who, the
XTC
Yes
Zombies, the
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Old 18-08-2013, 12:38
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Were the solo artists under the initial of the surname or first name? I used the surname but everyone else seems to have done the opposite so I may have done it wrong
Well the OP said this:


Simple rules. Solo Artists fill be selected under the Surname

So it seems you did it right.
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Old 18-08-2013, 13:43
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A: Arctic Monkeys
B: The Beatles
C: Coldplay
D: Eliza Doolittle
E: Elbow
F: Foster The People
G: Green Day
H: The Hoosiers
I: Imagine Dragons
J: Just Jack
K: The Killers
L: Avril Lavigne
M: Mumford And Sons
N; Noah And The Whale
O: Of Monsters and Men
P: Panic! At The Disco
Q: Queen
R: Razorlight
S: Snow Patrol
T: Thirty Seconds To Mars
U: U2
V: Vampire Weekend
X: The XX
Y: You Me At Six
Z: The Zutons

That was harder then I thought it would be!
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Old 18-08-2013, 14:21
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A) AC/DC

B)Black Sabbath

C) Clash The

D) Deep Purple

E) Eels

F) Fleetwood Mac

G) Grateful Dead (Gong)

H) Hawkwind (PJ Harvey)

I) INXS

J) Jethro Tull

K) King BB

L) Led Zeppelin

M) Mitchel Joni

N) Nazareth

O) O'Connor Sinead

P) Pink Floyd

Q) Quatro Suzi

R) REM (Rainbow)

S) Smith Patti

T)The Traveling Wilburys

U Unthanks The

V) Vaughan Sarah

W) Waits Tom (The Who)

X) XTC

Y) Yes

Z) ZZ Top
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Old 18-08-2013, 15:27
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A - Laurie Anderson (for Big Science)
B- Beatles (sorry Blur,Kate Bush, Beach Boys, Bowie, Byrds, etc. There's loads!!!)
C- The Carpenters/ The Clash (tied. Yeah, I know. Interesting if they'd toured together!)
D- Bob Dylan
E- Eels
F- The Flaming Lips
G - Art Garfunkle (with Paul Simon. Cheating. )
H- George Harrison
I - Inspiral Carpets
J - The Jam
K- The Kinks
L- Lambchop
M- The Monkees
N- Michael Nesmith (Seventies solo stuff)
O - The Orb
P - Pink Floyd
Q - Queen (a bit by default, tbh)
R- REM
S- The Smiths
T - They Might Be Giants (for 'Lincoln')
U- The Undertones
V- The Velvet Underground
W - The Who
X - XTC
Y- Neil Young
Z- The Zombies

Great idea for a thread, OP. Really had to think.

Last edited by Michael_Eve : 18-08-2013 at 15:41. Reason: Politeness costs nothing!
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Old 18-08-2013, 15:34
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A. Amon Amarth
B. Black Sabbath
C. Clash (the)
D. Doors (the)
E. Eluveitie
F. Finntroll
G. Goldfrapp
H. Hell
I. Iggy & The Stooges
J. Jethro Tull
K. Korpiklaani
L. Lou Reed
M. Mael Mordha
N.
O.
P. Powerwolf
Q. Queen
R. Roxy Music
S. Sabaton
T. Turisas
U. Ultravox
V. Velvet Underground
W. Who (the)
X.
Y.
Z.

Some gaps where my mind's drawn a blank
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Old 18-08-2013, 15:42
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A: Arctic Monkeys
B: The Beatles
C: Coldplay
D: Eliza Doolittle
E: Elbow
F: Foster The People
G: Green Day
H: The Hoosiers
I: Imagine Dragons
J: Just Jack
K: The Killers
L: Avril Lavigne
M: Mumford And Sons
N; Noah And The Whale
O: Of Monsters and Men
P: Panic! At The Disco
Q: Queen
R: Razorlight
S: Snow Patrol
T: Thirty Seconds To Mars
U: U2
V: Vampire Weekend
X: The XX
Y: You Me At Six
Z: The Zutons

That was harder then I thought it would be!
does avril come under a or l?
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Old 18-08-2013, 15:44
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A. Adele
B. Bo Bruce
C.Coldplay
D. Danny O Donoghue
E. Emilie Sande
F. Fun
G. Girls Aloud
H.
I.
J. Jessie J
K. Katy Perry
L. Lady Gaga
M. Mcfly
N. N-Dubz
O. Oasis
P. Pink
Q. Queen
R. Rihanna
S. Snow Patrol
T. The Script
U. U 2
V.
W. Will.I.Am
X.
Y.
Z.

Can't think of any for the rest
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Old 18-08-2013, 15:51
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does avril come under a or l?
OP stated that solo artists should be listed by their surname so the poster you quoted got it right.
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Old 18-08-2013, 17:06
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A. Abba
B. Kate Bush
C. Cher
D. Celine Dion
E. Gloria Estefan
F. Paloma Faith
G. Delta Goodrem
H. Faith Hill
I. Natalie Imbruglia
J. Grace Jones
K. Alicia Keys
L. Cyndi Lauper
M. Madonna
N. Stevie Nicks
O. Sinead O'connor
P. Dolly Parton
Q.Queen
R. Linda Ronstadt
S. Dusty Springfield
T. Shania Twain
U. Carrie Underwood
V. The Verve
W. Dionne Warwick
X.
Y. Trisha Yearwood
Z. The Zutons
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Old 18-08-2013, 17:43
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Arctic Monkeys
Beyonce
The Civil Wars
Daft Punk
Editors
Florence & The Machine
Lady Gaga
HAIM
Icona Pop
Jessie J
The Killers
London Grammar
Marina & The Diamonds
No Doubt
Frank Ocean
Katy Perry
Queen
Rihanna
Bruce Springsteen
Two Door Cinema Club
Usher
The Vaccines
Amy Winehouse
The Xx
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Zola Jesus
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