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Question 1: "Pictures of Lily" is a single by the British rock band The Who, written by guitarist and primary songwriter ________.
Roger DaltreyPete TownshendTommy (album)John Entwistle

Question 2: It was released in 1967 as a single, and made the top five in the UK, but failed to break into the top 50 in the ________.
United StatesPhilippinesCanadaAlaska

Question 3: The song has been covered by ________, as well as the Argentinian punk band Attaque 77 in Spanish on their cover album Otras Canciones.
David Bowie discographyRebel RebelChanges (David Bowie song)David Bowie

Question 4: Daltrey has said the horn solo was an attempt to emulate a ________ klaxon warning siren, as the Lily girl was a World War I-era pinup.
Western Front (World War I)Armenian GenocideCaucasus CampaignWorld War I

Question 5: In the beginning of the song, the singer laments his ________.
Bipolar disorderInsomniaMajor depressive disorderMood disorder

Question 6: It returned to make a one-off appearance at a show in Passiac, ________ on 11 September, 1979, where singer Daltrey forgot the lyrics and they went straight to All Right Now.
New JerseyPennsylvaniaMassachusettsDelaware

Question 7: According to Pete Townshend in the 2006 book "Lyrics" by Rikky Rooksby, "the idea was inspired by a picture my girlfriend had on her wall of an old ________ star - Lily Bayliss (sic).
VaudevilleJack BennyEddie CantorBurlesque

Question 8: Mark Wilkerson quotes Townshend as writing that the song is "Merely a ditty about ________ and the importance of it to a young man."[2] However, the song does not mention masturbation: it is left to the listener to guess that it is the theme of the song.
OrgasmHuman sexual behaviorMasturbationSexual intercourse

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