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Who Needs a Pub for a Quiz?

OK, so a quiz with booze is a bit more fun than a quiz with coffee, but the guys at The Friday Office Quiz are definitely on to something. And if trivia's your game, you'll want to be on it too.

Prince Buster

Prince Buster – five great tracks from the King of Ska

Prince Buster was a multifaceted fellow: not just the King of Ska, but also a producer, singer, soundsystem owner and boxer (Prince was his boxing nickname, and he converted to Islam after meeting Muhammad Ali). He was also a man who, as both producer and artist, led changes in Jamaican music. It was his introduction of the guitar chord on the afterbeat instead of the downbeat that gave birth to ska; he led the move to slowing down ska’s frantic pace into rocksteady; he was there when dub was born.


Leon Russell

Leon Russell obituary

In 2010, Elton John surprised his fans by releasing an album in collaboration with the pianist, singer and songwriter Leon Russell, whom he described as “my biggest influence”.