Pop Quiz: Westchester Rocks!

Our County has been the scene of some interesting rock history.

When you think of rock-music history, you may think of Memphis, LA, New York City, San Francisco. But Westchester has had its fair share of memorable rock moments and events. Let’s test your knowledge of Westchester rock trivia:

1. What rock legend wrote a famous song at a bar between sets of a show in Westchester?

A. John Lennon
B. Peter Gabriel
C. Grace Slick
D. Janis Joplin

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2. What rock-music icon(s) performed two songs for the first time at a concert in Westchester County. (Hint: It was a legendary tour.)

A. The Rolling Stones
B. U2
C. Bob Dylan
D. Janis Joplin


3. Which Westchester town produced two Beatles’ wives?

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A. White Plains
B. Scarsdale
C. Croton
D. Hastings


4. What artist or band staged rehearsals at The Capitol Theatre for one of the most elaborate tours of its era?

A. Queen
B. Kiss
C. David Bowie
D. Alice Cooper


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5. What rock legend’s Westchester home was the site of a mysterious suicide?

A. Elvis Presley
B. Keith Richards
C. Eric Clapton
D. Keith Moon


6. What famous actor’s brother is a former Westchester resident who’s married to a member of a 1990s pop trio who is the sister of a 1970s TV star and the daughter of a 1960s songwriter who was also one of the organizers of the Monterey Pop Festival?

A. Ben Affleck
B. Sean Penn
C. Alec Baldwin
D. Jared Leto


To see how well you fared with these questions, check here for the answers.

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