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Non-Beatles Pop Trivia
5 April 2013
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Funny Paper
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Does anybody know (or can anybody guess) what instrument she has played for over 40 years (pic was taken in the 1970s, but she's still going strong).  No cheating with Google! 

(Hint: it's a fairly unusual musical instrument for a female to play in the broad category of pop/rock/soul/jazz):

http://i0.wp.com/25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lqg655VRi71qjkxjgo1_400.jpg?w=200

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5 April 2013
5.34am
Egroeg Evoli
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Uh, I'm just gonna guess... bass?

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Also known as Egg-Rock, Egg-Roll, E-George, Eggy, Ravioli, Eggroll Eggrolli...

Purple stuff... ellipses...

5 April 2013
5.44am
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Without being sure who it is, a guess is all that can be had. I'd go for drums since the female drummer was and remains a rarity.

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5 April 2013
6.51am
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Good guesses -- but no.a-hard-days-night-george-4

 

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5 April 2013
6.53am
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guitarist? 

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5 April 2013
6.58am
Ron Nasty
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Keyboards?

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5 April 2013
9.59am
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saxophone?

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5 April 2013
10.45am
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Unusual instrument for a woman to play in general (i cant think of anything usual for a woman to play or why it would be) or for anyone to play in a pop/jazz/soul/rock? Im going for the kazzoo which would be an unusual intrument to appear in a band.

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5 April 2013
3.44pm
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Is that Phoebe Snow? I'm not sure what she played...nothing unusual, I'm pretty sure.
For a minute I thought it might be Alice Coltrane but she's dead! Plus I don't think I'd ever seen her dress like that...
Good question! I don't think I wanna guess what she played without being sure who she is.

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5 April 2013
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If it is Phoebe Snow, she was a guitarist, and I don't think female guitarists are that unusual...

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5 April 2013
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I admit, I already cheated, and the answer's really cool.

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5 April 2013
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Haha I can't figure out HOW to cheat, or I'd have done so to satisfy my own curiosity! (Google goggle? That's beyond my technical knowhow) I notice Funny Paper's not currently online...dunno how long I can wait for an answerrrrr...

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6 April 2013
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SPOILER ALERT!!!

 

Well, I guess enough people have tried, so I can give the answer.  No, that's not Phoebe Snow -- it's Cynthia Robinson, trumpet player for the Sly and the Family Stone group.

 

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6 April 2013
4.49am
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Oh damn, I kinda recognize her now! Had no idea she was still going strong...no idea she did anything in music after the first few Family Stone albums, actually.

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