Trivia Quiz

A late 70s Radio Caroline memory check

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1. With which song did Caroline open up its evening programmes in the late 70s?

  1. "Fool (If you think it's over)" - Chris Rea
  2. "On my way back home" - New Riders of the Purple Sage
  3. "Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends ... " - ELP

2. The station closed down its 259m medium wave broadcasts in ______ 1977.

  1. March
  2. April
  3. May

3. Which of the following was not (to the best of my knowledge) advertised on the station?

  1. Coca Cola
  2. Budweiser Beer
  3. Perrier Water
  4. Martini

4. Caroline regularly plugged a record store in Norwich that went by the name of _____ Records.

  1. Harvey's
  2. Robin's
  3. Potter's

5. At one time Caroline had a sales office in one of the following Spanish cities. Which one?

  1. Malaga
  2. Santander
  3. Madrid

6. In general, how long was each DJ's programme in the late 70s?

  1. One hour
  2. Two hours
  3. Three hours

7. What was the name of Caroline's very early morning programme?

  1. Dawn Patrol
  2. Madrugada
  3. Morning Mantra

8. Which of the following Elvis songs was sometimes played on the station?

  1. Jailhouse Rock
  2. Suspicious Minds
  3. Heartbreak Hotel

9. Which of the following Beach Boys compilation albums did Caroline advertise?

  1. The Beach Boys' Greatest Hits
  2. 20 Golden Greats
  3. Their Twenty-two Greatest Hits

10. Which of the following British TV journalists featured Caroline in one of their programmes?

  1. Janet Street-Porter
  2. Angela Rippon
  3. Anna Ford

11. What was the name of Mike Hagler's taped programme from the USA?

  1. The Energy Show
  2. Mike at Nine
  3. Spaceplay

12. Which album track did Mike Hagler use as backing for the "From a point at sea to the circles in your mind..." station ID, dating back to the mid 70s?

  1. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Moon, turn the tides...gently, gently away
  2. Billy Cobham - Stratus
  3. Santana - All the Love of the Universe

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