OK – 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