The Thatcher Crisis Years

1980s politics blog from TV historian Tony McMahon

QuestionOK – test your friends’ knowledge of pop with these genuine crossword questions from 1981 copies of the NME.   Here goes:

Q: Iggy’s Dad? (three letters)     A:  Pop

Q: Discontinued Funk Combo?  (seven letters)    A:  Defunkt

Q: Harris; she sang with Gram Parsons?   A: Emmylou

Q:  A Spark?  (seven and four)   A: Russell Mael

One clue was amusing.

Q: Wally hard rock outfit whose albums include ‘Demons and Wizards’ and ‘Salisbury’. This one’s thrown in to make passing MM readers feel at home.   (five and four letters)

A: Uriah Heep


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