you thought this round consisted of Blues music, we're sorry to disappoint.
the word "Blue" appears in either the question or the answer.
in Tiptonville, Tennessee, who was the American singer, songwriter and
guitarist, whose song "Blue Suede Shoes" made the top five on
the American pop, country, and rhythm-and-blues charts in 1956?
and owned by Lord Rosebery and trained by Jack Jarvis, what was the name of
the English racehorse, unbeaten during the 1939 racing season when he won both
the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket and the Derby at Epsom Downs?
the former Irish president/prime minister who founded the Blueshirts, a 20th century Irish
fascist movement that fought alongside the Nationalist force during the
Spanish Civil War.
4. What was the name of the then world's best
chess-playing computer that, in February 1996, defeated the P.C.A. world
champion, Gary Kasparov, in the first of a six-game match?
was the American singer, born on 25 June 1939, who founded the Blue Notes, a
rhythm-and-blues group that was fronted for a few years by singer Teddy
Pendergrass, and which popularised the "Philly" sound in the 1970s
with such hits as "The Love I Lost" and "If You Don't
Know Me By Now"?
in London, name the annually revised publication listing notable persons in
the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and The United
States considered leaders of the English-speaking world in the arts and
sciences, business, government and the professions.
the "Grand Old Lady of the Atlantic", name the transatlantic
passenger liner of the Cunard Line, launched in 1906, which held the Atlantic
Blue Riband for speed until 1929.
the architect whose masterpiece is the Sultan Ahmed Cami (Blue Mosque) in
Istanbul, the design of which is perfectly symmetrical, with a great centre
dome buttressed by four semi-domes and surrounded by a number of smaller
in 1913 in New Orleans, Louisiana, what was the name of the American blues
singer, known as "Blue Lu", whose trademark style combined her
innocent girlish voice with bawdy songs?
into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992, who was the American
rhythm-and-blues singer, born on 27 January 1930 in Rosemark, Tennessee, noted
for his rich baritone voice, sophisticated style and sensual delivery?
was the Italian contract bridge player, born on 7 June 1923, who led the
Italian Squadra Azzura ("Blue Team"), to ten European championships
and sixteen world titles between 1957 and 1975?
Leader from 1957 of the
ten-piece Morning Star Orchestra, (later renamed The Blue Spots), who was the
Nigerian musician and composer who, in 1963, became the first African musician
to be created a Member of the Order of the British Empire?
son of Swedish immigrants, who was the American conductor, arranger and
composer of "Sleigh Ride", "Blue Tango" and other
popular light orchestral music?
on 19 February 1877 in Berlin, who was the German painter closely affiliated
with the abstractionist group Der Blaue Reiter ("The Blue Rider"),
although her emotive, colouristic works were influenced most strongly by the
Post- impressionists and the Fauves?
was the name of the rocket-powered bullet-shaped car in which American racing
driver, Gary Gabelich, achieved his 1970 1-mile land-speed record on the
Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah?
appeared on television in "Hill Street Blues", who, in 1996,
collected his second Emmy award for his portrayal of Detective Andy Sipowicz
in the weekly police drama "NYPD Blue"?
name was given to the English elementary schools, supported by private
contributions and usually operated by a religious body, that emerged in the
early 18th century to educate the children of the poor?
the Scottish explorer, born on 14 December 1730 in Larbet, Stirlingshire, who,
in the course of his travels in Ethiopia, reached the headstream of the Blue
Nile, then thought to be the Nile's main source.
called "Blue Ground", what is the dark-coloured, heavy, often
altered and fragmented, intrusive igneous rock that contains the only diamonds
known to occur in the rock matrix where they originally formed?
Australia, precisely, what is a blue flier (or flyer)?
on the obverse of the Canadian dime, what was the name of the undefeated North
Atlantic Fishing Fleet champion and winner of several international schooner
races (1921-1946), lost on a reef off Haiti in 1946?
two British universities are represented by the Dark Blues and Light Blues
respectively in the annual Putney to Mortlake Boat Race?
name is given to the segment of the Appalachian Mountains in the United
States, extending south-westward for 615 miles from Carlisle, Pennsylvania,
through parts of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina, to
Mount Oglethorpe, Georgia?
the yellow-flowered European plant of the cabbage family, which was formerly
widely grown in Britain as a source of blue dye, which was extracted from the
leaves after they had been dried, powdered and fermented.
In the College of Arms,
Rouge Dragon, Rouge Croix and Portcullis are three of the four pursuivants
(junior heralds). What is the fourth?
was the American singer and film star, born in Hoboken, New Jersey, known as
"Ol' Blue Eyes"?
Which portrait and
landscape painter, the most versatile English painter of the 18th century,
painted, in c.1770, "The Blue Boy"?
name was given to any of a group of ladies who, in mid-18th century England,
held "conversations" to which they invited men of letters and
members of the aristocracy with literary interests?
snooker, what value does the blue ball have?
30. Name the regiment of the Household Cavalry,
formed from the amalgamation, in 1969, of the Royal Horse Guards and the Royal
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