Pop quiz: from funeral songs to Fleetwood Mac – do you know this week in music history?

We’re talking loved ones, Led pollution and new livers – test your knowledge


Michael Hann

The GuardianTramp

Related Content

Article image
Fleetwood Mac, Muse and AC/DC tipped to headline Glastonbury 2015
With the first batch of tickets about to go on sale, the bookies have unveiled the names most likely to appear

Guardian music

30, Sep, 2014 @3:14 PM

Article image
The Royal Albert Hall at 150: 'It's the Holy Grail for musicians'
It’s hosted opera greats, suffragette rallies, Hitchcock films, sports events, sci-fi conventions – and, of course, the Proms and countless rock gigs. Artists from Led Zeppelin to Abba recall their moments on the hallowed stage

Interviews by Michael Segalov

29, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

Article image
Fleetwood Mac: Mirage box set review – high-calibre songs that outshine the imitators

Tim Jonze

15, Dec, 2016 @10:00 PM

Article image
Pop, punk and protest songs: the hottest music on the horizon in 2019
With the uproarious Idles hitting the road, Kamasi Washington play a mind-expanding UK show, and new albums from the Specials, Weezer and AJ Tracey, here are the sounds the new year will be shaking to

Alexis Petridis

01, Jan, 2019 @3:00 PM

Article image
Quiz – how well do you know this week in music history?
A delinquent Door; a rapping Ramone; a generation of Whitesnakes; and a TV dispatch from our own correspondent

Michael Hann

23, Sep, 2016 @6:35 AM

Article image
Pop quiz: from Aerosmith to Prince – do you know this week in music history?
It was a big week for Drake, Live Aid and Take That – test your knowledge

Michael Hann

15, Jul, 2016 @7:00 AM

Article image
Guess the guitar hero – from their guitar
We’ve cut out the faces of 12 axemen with distinctive guitars, so you have to identify the guitarist from their instrument …

Guardian music

28, Jul, 2015 @10:20 AM

2014 in music: the year's big stories in interactive form
From U2 forcing music on you, to Ed Sheeran conquering the world, to Taylormania – here are the year’s biggest music stories. Just click on a month to see what happened …

Paddy Allen and Tshepo Mokoena

29, Dec, 2014 @11:00 AM

Article image
This Christmas, shop tills will be jingling to the sound of dad rock
New releases by Pink Floyd, Queen and AC/DC as labels seek music fans who still prefer buying albums to streaming tracks

Eamonn Forde and Hannah Ellis-Petersen

28, Oct, 2014 @8:58 PM

Article image
Fleetwood Mac: Tango in the Night review | Alexis Petridis' album of the week
This 1987 classic is a blend of solid-gold pop and super-slick production, interwoven with the sound of a band sliding into chaos

Alexis Petridis

23, Mar, 2017 @3:00 PM