Wednesday, September 20th 2017

Teena Marie is gone, but her music and spirit will live on

SPIRITUAL IQ QUIZ – Desire. It’s more than the physical. It can be transcendent, even spiritual. That’s what soul songstress Teena Marie captured. Songs such as Lovegirl, Oo La La, Cassanova Brown, Square Biz, I’m Just a Sucker For Your Love, and Fire & Desire transcended race, transforming the white girl born Mary Brockert into the diva known simply as “Lady Tee.” But while she was a one-of-a-kind, Teena Marie, who died at 54 Sunday, was hardly the first singer to inhabit the nexus between music and spirituality. Take this quick quiz to see how much you know about one of culture’s most vital intersections:

Madonna is a believer in what mystical tradition?

Britney Spears was brought up in what faith?

Katheryn Hudson, better known by her stage name, Katy Perry, released her first album in what genre?

Sinead O’Connor tore up a picture of who during a 1992 performance on Saturday night live?

In the early 1990s, what metal group wove John Lennon’s “Imagine” into live performances of the song “Patience”?

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi achieved fame as the spiritual advisor to what musical group?

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