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music triva: "z's"

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The youngest songwriter ever nominated for a Grammy. Also a multi-instrumentalist and singer, he is best known as the drumming youngest brother in the band behind what The Village Voice (Pazz and Jop) critics voted as the single of the year in 1997, MMMBop.
Zac Hanson
Stanley Dural, Jr., an accordion player and singer who adopted a stage name that included the name of this genre. Pioneered by Clifton Chenier, what is the genre shared by him and Stanley "Buckwheat ______" Dural?
Zydeco
This 1934 song was recorded by Judy Garland several times, including most notably on her Grammy winning, and Billboard #1 double album, "Judy at Carnegie Hall". The Trammps took it to #17 on the R&B charts in 1972. ___! Went the Strings of My Heart.
Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart
At 14 she performed on the hit single "Valley Girl", and she has a sister named Diva Muffin.
Moon Unit Zappa
Although the Minnesotan singer/songwriter would later changed it, this is the surname his father Abram back in Hibbing would have answered to.
Zimmerman
The Long-time lead singer for the band Cheap Trick. Robin ______
Zander
There are at least two stories about how young "David" was given this unusual nickname. One possibility is that his father, started calling him by this slang term for a small marijuana cigarette when he was little. Alternatively he has claimed that it is a tribute to his love of '70s era Bowie.
Ziggy Marley
In whose legend are the musical instruments, an ocarina and a recorder, significant features of the game?
Zelda
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When this multi-instrumentalist/singer/songwriter was born in 1969, he was officially called "Ian Donald Calvin Euclid _____". He released the single, "My Mother is a Space Cadet" when he was 12, and several albums, solo or with his brother Ahmet. He has also collaborated with his father, sister, Don Johnson, Winger, Spinal Tap, Weird Al, Pat Boone, Lisa Loeb and Dixie Dregs. Since 2008 he has also recorded and toured with a tribute act dedicated to his father Frank.
Dweezil Zappa
Although the bandmembers have reportedly expressed disappointment over this album, it yielded two big hits; "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da" and "Don't Stand So Close to Me", and two Grammy awards. The album's title is just a couple nonsense words that "sounded good together".
Zenyatta Mondatta
She has numerous credits for her contributions to the soundtracks; Trolls, Elf, Yes Man, Winnie the Pooh, etc., and six albums with M. Ward in their duo project, She & Him.
Zooey Deschanel
U2's multi-platinum 1993 album,
Zooropa
This young model, actress, actor and singer has contibuted to the soundtracks of her Disney TV sitcom, Shake It Up! and the award winning movie musical; The Greatest Showman. She has also released several singles and one full length studio album. If you don't know this one your child or grandchild probably will.
Zendaya
British Invasion band with hits; Time of the Season, and She's Not There. Their album Odessey and Oracle has a cult following that considers it one of the best albums of the '60s, and critics tend to agree.
The Zombies
Chose one; The keyboard player for Weather Report; Josef (Joe) _______, or The Master of the Pan Flute; Gheorghe ______, Either of these answers will be accepted.
Joe Zawinul, Gheorghe Zamfir,
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