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Corey Harris: Quiz

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Question 1: In September 2007 The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced that Harris is among 24 people named ________ for 2007.
MacArthur Fellows ProgramPeter H. RavenMichael FreedmanShing-Tung Yau

Question 2: [1] He was featured on the 2003 PBS television mini-series, The Blues, in an episode directed by ________.
Taxi DriverMartin ScorseseGoodfellasAcademy Award for Best Picture

Question 3: Harris has toured extensively throughout Europe, Canada, West Africa, Japan and ________.
BarbadosJamaicaAustraliaUnited Kingdom

Question 4: Speech by Corey Harris at ________
Wesleyan UniversityBowdoin CollegeBates CollegeColby College

Question 5: In 2002, Harris collaborated with ________ on his album, Mississippi to Mali, fusing blues and Toure's music from northern Mali.
Ry CooderAli Farka TouréToumani DiabatéAfel Bocoum

Question 6: Corey Harris (born February 21, 1969, Denver, ________) is an American blues and reggae musician, currently residing in Virginia.
ColoradoUtahFloridaMissouri

Question 7: Harris has also lived and traveled widely in ________, an influence that has permeated much of his work.
North AfricaWest AfricaEuropeNigeria

Question 8: Along with Keb' Mo' and Alvin Youngblood Hart, he raised the flag of acoustic ________ blues in the mid 1990s.
Bass guitarClassical guitarGuitarElectric guitar

Question 9: He graduated from ________ in Lewiston, Maine with a Bachelors Degree in 1991, and was awarded an honorary doctorate in 2007.
Wesleyan UniversityBates CollegeColby CollegeBowdoin College

Question 10: He helped ________ and Wilco to write the music for "Hoodoo Voodoo" on Mermaid Avenue, an album consisting entirely of songs for which the lyrics were written by the late Woody Guthrie.
Billy BraggProtest songPunk rockBritish National Party







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