Bruce Hornsby Trivia

Trivia about the Virginian music master and one-time member of the Dead

1. Where did Bruce first see the Dead live?

A. Hampton Coliseum – Hampton Virginia

B. William and Mary – Williamsburg Virginia

C. Civic Center – Roanoke Virginia

D. The Mosque – Richmond Virginia

2. What was the name of Bruce’s brother’s Dead cover band that Bruce frequently played with in the mid-1970s?

A. Bobby Hi-Test and the Octane Kids

B. Old Dominion Ramblers

C. Reverend Natty and the Resistance

D. The Virginia Hustlers

3. What sport did Bruce play while in college at the University of Miami?

A. Baseball

B. Track

C. Lacrosse

D. Basketball

4. What was Bruce’s only number one hit?

A. Stander on the Mountain

B. Look Out Any Window

C. The Valley Road

D. The Way It Is

5. What Huey Lewis #1 hit did Bruce write?

A. Stuck With You

B. Jacob’s Ladder

C. The Power of Love

D. If This Is It

6. When and where did Bruce first join the Dead as a guest?

A. 6-25-1988 – Buckeye Lake Music Center

B. 9-24-1988 – Madison Square Garden

C. 7-12-1989 – RFK Stadium

D. 9-15-1990 – Madison Square Garden

7. What brand of grand piano did Bruce play when he was with the Dead?

A. Steinway

B. Yamaha

C. Mason and Hamlin

D. Baldwin

8. Besides Jerry, who else associated with the Dead played on Bruce’s first solo album, Harbor Lights?

A. Phil Lesh

B. Mickey Hart

C. Branford Marsalis

D. Billy Kreutzmann

9. What Hollywood director has Bruce worked extensively with?

A. Quentin Tarantino

B. Spike Lee

C. Steven Spielberg

D. David Lynch

10. Bruce has won Grammys for all of the following except:

A. Best Pop Instrumental Performance

B. Best Bluegrass Recording

C. Best Song Written for Visual Media

D. Best New Artist


1. B; 2. A; 3. D; 4. D; 5. B; 6. A; 7. D; 8. C; 9. B; 10. C


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