A list of the puzzles and their solutions for this year.


  1. Rush: 'Cinderella Man (LP-A Farewell To Kings)' (Anthem / Mercury)
  2. Jethro Tull: 'Mother Goose (LP-Aqualung)' (Chrysalis)
  3. David Bowie: 'Aladdin Sane (LP-Aladdin Sane)' (RCA)
Connection: pantomime
  1. Yes: 'Turn Of The Century (LP-Going For The One)' (Atlantic)
  2. Rick Wakeman: 'Anne Boleyn (LP-Six Wives Of Henry VIII)' (A&M)
  3. Genesis: 'Snowbound (LP-And Then There Were Three)' (Charisma)
Connection: numbers
  1. April Wine: 'Future Tense (LP-Nature Of The Beast)' (Capitol)
  2. Rose Tattoo: 'Rock 'N' Roll Outlaw (LP-Rock n Roll Outlaw)' (Carrere)
  3. Gillan: 'Bite The Bullet (LP-Future Shock)' (Virgin)
Connection: Baldies! Joey Mercer, Angry Anderson and John McCoy
  1. Motorhead: 'The Hammer (LP-No Sleep Til Hammersmith)' (Bronze)
  2. Eagles: 'Hotel California (2xLP-Eagles Live)' (Elektra)
  3. AC/DC: 'For Those About To Rock (We Salute You) (LP-For Those About To Rock)' (Atlantic)
Connection: London football teams - The Hammers (West Ham Utd), The Eagles (Crystal Palace), The Gunners (Arsenal - from the cannon on the cover of For Those...)

February Edit

  1. King Crimson: '21st Century Schizoid Man (LP-In The Court Of The Crimson King (An Observation By King Crimson))' (Island)
  2. Saga: 'Mouse In A Maze (LP-Images At Twilight)' (Polydor)
  3. Sammy Hagar: 'Piece Of My Heart (LP-Standing Hampton)' (Geffen)
Connection: Hampton Court Maze
  1. Dr. Feelgood: 'Down At The Doctors (LP-Private Practice)' (United Artists)
  2. Status Quo: 'Down Down (LP-On The Level)' (Vertigo)
  3. West, Bruce & Laing: 'Why Dontcha (LP-Why Dontcha)' (CBS)
Connection: Counties in Ireland - Cork (Corky Laing drummer of West, Bruce & Laing), Mayo (Gypo Mayo is guitarist of Dr. Feelgood) and Down Down (Down, a county in Northern Ireland)
  1. Atomic Rooster: 'Winter (LP-Atomic Rooster)' (B & C)
  2. Jack Bruce: 'Theme For An Imaginary Western (LP-Songs For A Tailor)' (Polydor)
  3. Sensational Alex Harvey Band: 'Dance To Your Daddy (LP-SAHB Stories)' (Mountain)
Connection: (TV: 'I'll give you a clue, because it's a bit difficult. The clue is What's In The Name?') And the answer was - The three bass players (Nick Graham, Jack Bruce & Chris Glenn) have surnames that can also be Christian names!

March Edit

  1. Groundhogs: 'Cherry Red (LP-Split)' (Liberty)
  2. Whitesnake: 'Child Of Babylon (LP-Come An' Get It)' (Liberty)
  3. AC/DC: 'Whole Lotta Rosie (LP-Let There Be Rock)' (Atlantic)
Connection: wine (Red, White, Rosie)
  1. Yes: 'White Car (LP-Drama)' (Atlantic)
  2. Rush: 'Red Barchetta (LP-Moving Pictures)' (Mercury)
  3. Ted Nugent: Terminus Eldorado (LP-Scream Dream)' (Epic)
Connection: cars


  1. Scorpions: 'Holiday (LP-Lovedrive)' (Harvest)
  2. Pink Floyd: 'Wish You Were Here (LP-Wish You Were Here)' (Harvest)
  3. Steve Hackett: 'Picture Postcard (LP-Cured)' (Charisma)
Connection: holidays
  1. Uriah Heep: 'Too Scared To Run (LP-Abominog)' (Bronze)
  2. Pink Floyd: 'Astronomy Domine (2xLP-Ummagumma)' (Harvest)
  3. Blue Öyster Cult: 'The Marshall Plan (LP-Cultösaurus Erectus)' (CBS)
Connection: album titles contain fictitious words
  1. Alice Cooper: 'Teenage Lament '74 (7")' (Warner Bros.)
  2. Blue Öyster Cult: 'Seven Screaming Dizbusters (2xLP-On Your Feet Or On Your Knees)' (CBS)
  3. Jefferson Starship: 'Jane (LP-Freedom At Point Zero)' (RCA)
Connection: numbers
  1. Saxon: 'Machine Gun (LP-Wheels Of Steel)' (Starline)
  2. Beatles: 'Tomorrow Never Knows (LP-Revolver)' (Parlophone)
  3. Magnum: 'The Battle (LP-Magnum II)' (Jet)
Connection: guns

May Edit

  1. Iron Maiden: 'Invaders (LP - Number Of The Beast)'
  2. Foreigner: Juke Box Hero (LP - 4)'
  3. Who: Pinball Wizard (LP - Tommy)'
Connection: Electronic games/found in the pub
  1. Iron Maiden: 'The Prisoner (LP-Number Of The Beast)' (EMI)
  2. AC/DC: 'Back In Black (LP-Back In Black)' (Atlantic)
  3. Black Sabbath: Lady Evil (LP-Heaven & Hell)' (Vertigo)
Connection: First album with new singer? Bruce Dickinson/Brian Johnson/Ronnie James Dio

June Edit

  1. Be Bop Deluxe: 'Sister Seagull (2xLP-The Best Of And The Rest Of)' (Harvest)
  2. Free: 'My Brother Jake (2xLP-The Free Story)' (Island)
  3. Journey: 'Mother, Father (LP-Escape)' (CBS)
Connection: family relations
Connection: unknown

July Edit

  1. Deep Purple: Flight Of The Rat (LP - Deep Purple In Rock) Harvest
  2. Golden Earring: She Flies On Strange Wings (LP - Seven Tears) Polydor
  3. Demon: Ride The Wind (LP - Night Of The Demon) Carrere
Connection: Flight (presumably)
  1. Heads, Hands & Feet: Warming Up The Band (2xLP - Heads, Hands & Feet) Island
  2. Love: Alone Again, Or (LP - Forever Changes) Elektra
  3. Ten Years After: Love Like A Man (LP - Cricklewood Green) Deram
Connection: All the bands have a band called "A Lee"; Albert, Arthur & Alvin
  1. AC/DC: Touch Too Much (LP - Highway To Hell) Albert Productions
  2. Dr. Feelgood: Keep It Out Of Sight (Recorded Live) (7" - Roxette) United Artists
  3. Buffalo Springfield: For What It's Worth (2xLP - Buffalo Springfield) ATCO
Connection: Senses (touch, sight, sound)

August Edit


September Edit

  1. Tomorrow: 'My White Bicycle (7")' (Parlophone)
  2. Byrds: 'Mind Gardens (LP-Younger Than Yesterday)' (CBS)
  3. Jefferson Airplane: 'Today (LP-Surrealistic Pillow)' (RCA Victor)
Connection: yesterday, today, tomorrow
  1. Led Zeppelin: 'Going To California' (LP-IV) Swan Song
  2. Rainbow: 'Tarot Woman' (LP-Rising) Polydor
  3. Renaissance: 'Thinking About Things I Don't Understand' (LP-Turn Of The Cards) BTM
Connection: tarot cards


  1. Alice Cooper: 'Caught In A Dream (LP-Love It To Death)' (Straight)
  2. Spirit: 'When I Touch You (LP-Twelve Dreams Of Doctor Sardonicus)' (Epic)
  3. Kevin Ayers: 'Dr. Dream Theme (LP-The Confessions Of Dr Dream And Other Stories)' (Island)
Connection: dreaming
  1. Strawberry Alarm Clock: 'Incense And Peppermints (LP-Incense And Peppermints)' (Pye International)
  2. Lemon Pipers: 'Through With You (LP-Green Tambourine)' (Buddah)
  3. Golden Earring: 'Vanilla Queen (LP-Moontan)' (Track Record)
Connection: flavours of ice cream (strawberry, lemon, vanilla)
  1. Neil Young: 'Tonight's The Night - Part II (LP-Tonight's The Night)' (Reprise)
  2. Stephen Stills: 'Nothin' To Do But Today (LP-Stephen Stills 2)' (Atlantic)
  3. Nils Lofgren: 'Back It Up (2xLP-Night After Night)' (A&M)
Connection: Nils Lofgren plays on all tracks
TV: ‘Bit tricky that one, bit tricky...go for the not so obvious answer’
FNC put together by Ann May of Brixham, Devon


  1. Journey: 'Day Dream (LP-Evolution)' (CBS)
  2. Cars: 'Up And Down (LP-Panorama)' (Elektra)
  3. Queen: 'Bohemian Rhapsody (LP-A Night At The Opera)' (EMI)
Connection: All produced by Roy Thomas Baker
  1. Rainbow: 'Power (LP-Straight Between The Eyes)' (Polydor)
  2. Barclay James Harvest: 'Love On The Line (LP-Eyes Of the Universe)' (Polydor)
  3. Tommy Bolin: 'Someday Will Bring Our Love Home (LP-Private Eyes)' (CBS)
Connection: eyes
No FNC: Four Ever Rock listener's chart
  1. Black Sabbath: 'Rat Salad (LP-Paranoid)' (Vertigo)
  2. AC/DC: 'Crabsody In Blue (LP-Let There Be Rock)' (Atlantic)
  3. Blue Öyster Cult: 'Unknown Tongue (LP-Cultösaurus Erectus)' (CBS)
Connection: colours

December Edit

  1. Led Zeppelin: 'Immigrant Song (LP-Led Zeppelin III)' (Atlantic)
  2. Eric Clapton: 'Let It Grow (LP-461 Ocean Boulevard)' (RSO)
  3. Jeff Beck: 'Space Boogie (LP-There & Back)' (Epic)
Connection: Clapton, Beck and Jimmy Page were all members of the Yardbirds
  1. Moody Blues: 'Question (LP-A Question Of Balance)' (Threshold)
  2. Peter Gabriel: 'No Self Control (LP-Peter Gabriel)' (Charisma)
  3. Led Zeppelin: 'Dazed And Confused (LP-Led Zeppelin)' (Atlantic)
Connection: ? emotions
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