Mickey Hart Trivia

A few questions about the percussive maestro, Mickey Hart

1. Where was Mickey born?

A. Martha’s Vineyard

B. Massachusetts

C. Brooklyn

D. New York

E. Santa Fe

F. New Mexico

G. Lawrence

H. Kansas

2. What branch of the armed forces did Mickey enlist in?

A. Army

B. Air Force

C. Navy

D. Marines

3. What was the name of the band that Mickey formed while in the Air Force?

A. Joe and the Jaguars

B. Snaggletooth

C. The Chords

D. William Penn and His Pals

4. Where did Mickey live throughout the 70s?

A. Stinson Beach

B. Half Moon Bay

C. Berkeley

D. Novato

5. Where did Billy and Mickey first meet?

A. A Count Basie show at the Fillmore

B. The Psychedelic Shop in the Haight

C. Dana Morgan’s Music Store

D. The A&W in Palo Alto

6. In 1971, Mickey left the band during a stand at what venue?

A. Fillmore East

B. New York City


D. Felt Forum

E. New York City


G. Manhattan Center

H. New York City


J. Capitol Theater

K. Port Chester


7. What is the West African xylophone-like instrument that Mickey has used since the late 70s?

A. Djembe

B. Balafon

C. Dundun

D. Bougarabou

8. What JGB drummer did Mickey teach to drum?

A. Ron Tutt

B. Johnny d’Fonseca

C. Gaylord Birch

D. Donny Baldwin

9. What Hunter-Hart collaboration contains the lines “It sounded like Garcia but I couldn’t see the face, just the beard and the glasses and a smile on empty space?”

A. The Last Song

B. Let There Be Light

C. Wayward Son

D. Down the Road

10. Mickey won the first Grammy awarded for Best World Music Album for which album?

A. Planet Drum

B. Spirit Into Sound

C. Global Drum Project

D. Rolling Thunder


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


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