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Trivia quiz

Test your knowledge of all things Marr with 10 randomly generated trivia questions.


1. What was Electronic's first single?


'Get the message'
'Getting away with it'
'Feel every beat'
'Disappointed'

2. From which university did Johnny receive an honorary doctorate in 2012?


University of Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
University of Salford
The Royal Northern College of Music

3. Which was the only track from 'The Messenger' not to be played on the first UK and US legs of Johnny's 2013 tour?


'New Town Velocity'
'Sun and Moon'
'The Crack-up'
'The It Switch'

4. Johnny co-wrote with Matt Johnson which track from 'Mind bomb'?


'The beat(en) generation'
'Armageddon days are here again'
'Kingdom of rain'
'Gravitate to me'

5. Which Bob Dylan song did Johnny cover for the 'Hard Rain vol.1' tribute album in 2002?


'Like a rolling stone'
'Don't think twice, it's alright'
'Visions of Johanna'
'Ballad of a thin man'

6. What was the name of Johnny's first band, which he formed at the age of 13?


White Dice
The Freak Party
The Paris Valentinos
Johnny Maher and The Heartbreakers

7. Who was the first artist/group that Johnny collaborated with after The Smiths' split?


Billy Bragg
Bryan Ferry
The Pretenders
Talking Heads

8. In 1990, Electronic made their live debut at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles. Who were they supporting?


The Pet Shop Boys
Depeche Mode
Jesus and Mary Chain
The Cult

9. What is Johnny's favourite type of tea?


Ti Kuan Yin
Pai Mu Tan
Lung Ching
Wu Wei

10. A quotation from which novel is paraphrased in Johnny's spoken-word piece 'I Know The Radiant City'?


Fyodor Dostoyevsky's 'Notes from underground'
Franz Kafka's 'The Castle'
Aldous Huxley's 'Brave New World'
Christopher Isherwood's 'Goodbye to Berlin'