Category Quizes

WHAT’S MY THEME #5

Unless there are loud cries of ‘More!’ from the crowd, #5 will be the last in this series. What links these albums? If you think you have the answer, please translate it into Arabic so others an have a crack. Thanks! DIFFICULTY LEVEL: HARD/DIABOLICAL

WHAT’S MY THEME #4

Well, folks, it seems this particular idea doesn’t have legs. Having taken photos for five progressively more challenging editions, however, I intend to push on relentlessly just in case someone out there is a glutton for punishment. What links these albums? DIFFICULTLY LEVEL: HARD

WHAT’S MY THEME #3

After two ‘EASY’ trials, we’ll progress to the next level. What links these albums? DIFFICULTY LEVEL: MODERATE

WHAT’S MY THEME? #2

Another easy one. [This second trial is so I can try ‘holding’ the comments to give folk in different time zones a chance to answer. If I can somehow remove spoilers, I’ll let the comment through immediately.] So, what links these albums? *** *** *** *** LEVEL: EASY

WHAT’S MY THEME?

A new Album Cover Quiz is coming very soon. But first, here is something new. I’ll post some album covers with a connection between them. The task is to discover the theme. Notionally, there are four levels of difficulty: EASY MODERATE HARD DIABOLICAL This debut What’s My Theme? is more a test run than a […]

ALBUM COVER QUIZ #9 — THE ANSWERS

Thanks to everyone who participated in the quiz, either here or via fb. I hope you enjoyed it. Here are the 20 albums. * Frank Zappa – Hot Rats Led Zeppelin – Presence This Mortal Coil – This Mortal Coil The Clash – The Clash White Stripes – Elephant Crowded House – Temple of Low […]

ALBUM COVER QUIZ #9

Here are excerpts—or, as art lovers know them, details—from twenty album covers.   How many of these albums/artists can you identify (by fair means or foul)?   Please don’t list the answers, just your score out of 20     Remember, please just report your score. Not the answers. (Answers in a separate post, here)

ALBUM COVER QUIZ – THE SEVENTIES

A long time ago (about a year) we ran a series of Album Cover quizzes on various decades. We covered three epochs (60s, 80s, 00s) but skipped over Vinyl Connection’s favourite decade, the Seventies. Welcome, then, to the post-sixties comedown. * THE RULES Below are fourteen album covers (CD sized) resting on a 12″ LP. […]

NOW WE ARE SIX

The first Vinyl Connection post was on 10 May 2013. Six years later, forty-odd posts shy of 500, we’re still going. From a personal perspective, 2019 has thrown up challenges to posting regularly. I’m not complaining, mind you. To grizzle about having paid writing work would be disingenuous and just plain wrong. But I do […]

ALBUM COVER QUIZ — THE SIXTIES

Here is the third instalment in the ‘Decade’ themed album cover quizzes. We’ve aced the Eighties, and nuked the Naughties… Now it’s time to swing into the Sixties. Below are fourteen album covers (CD sized) resting on a 12″ LP. All were released between 1960 and 1969. The task is to identify as many as […]