Subject: Classic rock and classic rockers. The answer to the packets title: it didn’t. Tossups

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13. This song, which was originally offered to, but not recorded by, Mott the Hoople, references the droogs of A Clockwork Orange and its heavy saxophone backing was actually produced with an ARP synthesizer. Used in concert to accompany the mock fellation of Mick Ronson’s guitar, the false end of this Ziggy Stardust track is followed by a line pulled from a Charles Mingus album: “Wham bam thank you, ma’am.” You can’t afford the ticket back from, FTP, what titular location in a David Bowie song?

Answer: “Suffragette City

14. Originally financed by Dutch millionaire Stanley Miesegaes, this band began as a particularly bad prog rock outfit, releasing their self-titled debut and Indelibly Stamped before their funding was cut off in 1972. Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson were forced to take a more pop approach, resulting in the number one British album Crime of the Century that was buoyed by “Dreamer” and “Bloody Well Right”. FTP, who was this band that peaked in 1979 with “The Logical Song”, “Take the Long Way Home”, and “Goodbye Stranger” from their album Breakfast in America?


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