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Quiz I

  1. Yvette Marie Stevens' music career began in the 1970s as lead vocalist of the funk band Rufus, how is she better known?
  2. Which song was the Beatle's first American number 1 hit?
  3. What was the longest running number-one single in the UK of the 1980s?
  4. Which American rock band got its name from the various mysterious aerial phenomena reported by Allied aircraft pilots during World War II?
  5. He played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll, but by what name was American R&B singer Ellas McDaniel better known?
  6. Allan Pineda Lindo, known professionally as apl.de.ap, is best known as a member of which hip hop group?
  7. Which electronic band, formed in Essex in 1980, consisted of Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher?
  8. Which author is mentioned in the lyrics of 'Don't Stand So Close to Me' by the Police?
  9. Whose got a lovely daughter in a popular song by Herman's Hermits?
  10. 'Rock Me Amadeus' is a 1985 song by which Austrian musician?
  11. What is the name of the British music festival, held annually at Donington Park in Leicestershire?
  12. 'Okay, so you're Brad Pitt' is a line from which song?
  13. Which song originally recorded by Roger Whittaker in 1982 was also performed by Bette Midler for the soundtrack to the film Beaches?
  14. On August 4, 2017, the official music video for which single became the most viewed YouTube video of all time after receiving its 3 billionth view?
  15. By what name is Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor known professionally?



  16. 'Happy' is a song written, produced, and performed by which American singer and record producer?
  17. 'Beautiful Liar' is a song recorded jointly by American singer Beyonce and which Colombian singer?
  18. B.J. Thomas is best known for which Burt Bacharach and Hal David song?
  19. Which group had a string of hits throughout the mid-1960s, including 'For Your Love' and 'Heart Full of Soul'?


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  21. In 1981, which unemployment-themed single was a number one hit in the UK Singles Chart?

Answers:

  1. Chaka Khan
  2. I Want to Hold Your Hand
  3. Two Tribes
  4. Foo Fighters
  5. Bo Diddley
  6. The Black Eyed Peas
  7. Depeche Mode
  8. Vladimir Nabokov
  9. Mrs. Brown
  10. Falco
  11. Download Festival
  12. That Don't Impress Me Much (by Shania Twain)
  13. Wind Beneath My Wings
  14. Despacito
  15. Lorde
  16. Pharrell Williams
  17. Shakira
  18. Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
  19. The Yardbirds
  20. Ghost Town

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