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9y, 2m agoPosted 9 years, 2 months ago
MUSIC QUIZ (2) - 40 QUESTIONS

1. Which group had a hit record in the 1970s, the 1980s and the 1990s and each time they had a completely different line up?

2. Which instrument was Dizzy Gillespie famous for playing?

3. Who sang lead vocals on Australian group Python Lee Jackson`s 1972 hit `In a broken dream`?

4. Which singer won the Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland in 1980 and 1987?

5. What is the name of the clockwork device used by musicians to measure time?

6. What was Culture Club`s first number one in the UK?

7. The song `Killing Me Softly With His Song` was written about which American singer-songwriter?

8. Which famous pop star was christened Charles Westover?

9. Which pop band named itself after an American firetruck?

10. The town of Titipu in Japan, the Tower of London and Venice in Italy. What is the musical connection?

11. Whay song did Whitney Houston record for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics?

12. The original Live Aid concerts were held at Wembly and Philadelphia on 13th July in which year?

13. Who sang the first line of the USA for Africa`s `We Are The World`?

14. Flowers In The Rain` holds the distinction of being the very first record played on Radio One, but who performed it?

15. Which American soul singer`s dad played football for Glasgow Celtic ?

16. Which Paul released his first single `I Confess` when he was 14 and had written over 200 songs by the time he was 21?

17. What was the common title of 3 different songs released by 3 different artists that all entered the Top 20 UK charts in 1985?

18. What was the title of Elvis Presley`s first British number 1?

19. Which artist has had number one singles in the UK as a solo artist, as part of a duo, as part of a trio, as part of a quartet and as part of a group with more than four members?

20. Alex Band and Aaron Kamin make up which band?

21. Which Beatles album cover features five `Beatles`?

22. In 1976, which single was knocked from the number one spot by a single whose title was contained in the lyrics to the first single?

23. Who sang the theme tune to the film `The Neverending Story`?

24. By what name is singer Paul Hewson better known?

25. In which year did Elvis Presley die?

26. `No Sleep Till Brooklyn` was a hit single for which group in 1987?

27. Who was lead singer for 70s glam rock band `The Sweet`?

28. Justin Timberlake was formerly a vocalist for which band?

29. Which band a 70s hit with `Son of my father`?

30. Which band does Rocky Gray play the drums for?

31. What was the original name of Cliff Richard`s backing group `The Shadows` before they realised there was already an American group with the same name?

32. As of September 2005 there are two albums from the 1990s that are in the top ten albums of all time and both are by solo female artists. Who are they?

33. Who had a 1983 hit with `Too Shy`?

34. Which real-life Russian did Boney M sing about in 1978?

35. Who had a hit in 1984 with `99 Red Balloons`?

36. Which world famous star is a member of the band `30 odd foot of grunts`?

37. Which heavy metal band had a UK number hit in January 1991 and what was the name of the song?

38. What is the name of Iron Maidens mascot who appears on their album covers and who has also featured in a video game?

39. Who had a hit single with `Werewolves Of London`?

40. How many number 1 singles did Kim Wilde and her dad Marty have between them?

WILL POST ANSWERS AFTER 2 O'CLOCK TODAY
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#1
35. Nena
24. Bono
25. 1977
26. Beastie Boys
[HUKD Blog Network]#2
12. 1985
28. NSYNC
35. Nina??
Thanks for doing this! :)
#3
4. Celene Dion
5. Metronome
#4
25. 1977
#5
2. Trumpet

i can't be bothered with the rest as i have a sore head
#6
5) Metronome
11) One Moment In Time
12) 1985
25) 1977
27) Brian ..............somebody or other
34) Rasputin

That's all I know of the top of my head without looking up and searching for answers!

Thanks, Snowtiger :thumbsup:
#7
1. world cup team
[HUKD Blog Network]#8
33. Kagagoogoo (sorry cant spell it!)
4. Is it Jonny Logan??
6. Karma Chameleon (sorry again about the spelling!)
#9
[COLOR="Black"][/COLOR]2. Which instrument was Dizzy Gillespie famous for playing?
[COLOR="Red"]Trumpet[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Black"]5. What is the name of the clockwork device used by musicians to measure time?
[COLOR="Red"]Metronome[/COLOR][/COLOR]

[COLOR="Black"][/6. What was Culture Club`s first number one in the UK?
COLOR]
[COLOR="Red"]Do you really want to hurt me[/COLOR]


[COLOR="Red"]1985[/COLOR]
14. Flowers In The Rain` holds the distinction of being the very first record played on Radio One, but who performed it?
[COLOR="Red"]The Move[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Black"]23. Who sang the theme tune to the film `The Neverending Story`?
[/COLOR]
[COLOR="Red"]Limahl[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Black"]24. By what name is singer Paul Hewson better known?
[/COLOR]
[COLOR="Red"]Bono[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Black"]25. In which year did Elvis Presley die?
[/COLOR]
[COLOR="Red"]1977[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Black"]26. `No Sleep Till Brooklyn` was a hit single for which group in 1987?
[/COLOR]
[COLOR="Red"]Beastie Boys[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Black"]28. Justin Timberlake was formerly a vocalist for which band?
[/COLOR]
[COLOR="Red"]Nsync??[/COLOR]

29. Which band a 70s hit with `Son of my father`?
[COLOR="Red"]Chicory tip[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Black"]33. Who had a 1983 hit with `Too Shy`?
[/COLOR]
[COLOR="Red"]Kajagoogoo[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Black"]34. Which real-life Russian did Boney M sing about in 1978?
[/COLOR]
[COLOR="Red"]Rasputin[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Black"]35. Who had a hit in 1984 with `99 Red Balloons`?
[/COLOR]
[COLOR="Red"]Nena[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Black"]38. What is the name of Iron Maidens mascot who appears on their album covers and who has also featured in a video game?[/COLOR]
[COLOR="Red"]Eddie[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Black"]40. How many number 1 singles did Kim Wilde and her dad Marty have between them?

[/COLOR]
[COLOR="Red"]2(complete guess!)[/COLOR]
#10
19. Vince Clark
#11
19. Which artist has had number one singles in the UK as a solo artist, as part of a duo, as part of a trio, as part of a quartet and as part of a group with more than four members?
[COLOR="Red"]Paul Mccartney[/COLOR]
#12
3. Rodders
#13
39 warren zevon
#14
PapaSmurf
2. Trumpet

i can't be bothered with the rest as i have a sore head


am i bovvered - that your not bovvered - wearing that hat no wonder u have sore head

[IMG]http://i300.photobucket.com/albums/nn39/HOLLY100_photo/ntate110.jpg[/IMG]

;-)
#15
37 iron maiden bring your daughter to the slaughter
#16
36. Australian hooligan russel crowe
#17
So Far U R Doin Rly Well - Keep Up Teh Gud Werk

http://images.icanhascheezburger.com/completestore/2008/4/21/iminurforum128532449338906250.jpg
#18
Are you googling then posting an answer hottoshop?????:p
#19
muckypup
Are you googling then posting an answer hottoshop?????:p


Are you a policewoman ? :p






(2 out of 4 rodders and zevon I knew)






Stab at 32
Shania Twain and Whitney Houston ?
#20
muckypup
Are you googling then posting an answer hottoshop?????:p



Anyway what else can I do when you got all the easy ones :x (bitter and twisted tone)
#21
hottoshop
Are you a policewoman ? :p













Can be if you want me too!
http://www.costume-shop.com/images/products/cs1157.jpg
#22
oh my ! I have a spare truncheon somewhere. :)


31 the drifters
#23
hottoshop
oh my ! I have a spare truncheon somewhere. :)



****sturn voice**** Hotto!! :whistling:
#24
suze
****sturn voice**** Hotto!! :whistling:



She started it Suze.........................
#25
hottoshop
She started it Suze.........................

Tell tale titch!:p
#26
hottoshop
She started it Suze.........................


That's ALWAYS your excuse!!! :p
#27
This has been bugging me for ages,but I finally remembered

27. Who was lead singer for 70s glam rock band `The Sweet`?
[COLOR="Red"]Brian Connoly[/COLOR]

Phew!!!
#28
muckypup
This has been bugging me for ages,but I finally remembered

27. Who was lead singer for 70s glam rock band `The Sweet`?
[COLOR="Red"]Brian Connoly[/COLOR]

Phew!!!


Feel better for that? :giggle:
#29
suze
Feel better for that? :giggle:

Yes.....once it's in me head,it drives me nuts until I know!

I knew it began with C but kept thinking Brian Cant..............from Playaway!:w00t:
#30
muckypup
Yes.....once it's in me head,it drives me nuts until I know!

I knew it began with C but kept thinking Brian Cant..............from Playaway!:w00t:


I knew it was Brian someone but couldn't remember the surname!!!

Age..........it's a marvelous thing!!! :roll:
#31
1- Drifters
2- Paul Young
#32
:) Thanks to everyone for taking part & again you all done really well !!
Posting answers in post below ( post 36 ) in few mins :)
#33
snowtiger
:) Thanks to everyone for taking part & again you all done really well !!
Posting answers in post below in few mins :)


Thank you snowtiger for taking the time and trouble to post. :-D
#34
holly100;1937387
am i bovvered - that your not bovvered - wearing that hat no wonder u have sore head

[IMG]http://i300.photobucket.com/albums/nn39/HOLLY100_photo/ntate110.jpg[/IMG]

;-)


i would take it off, but there's nothing underneath!!!:w00t:
#35
[CENTER][FONT=Arial][SIZE=5]:thumbsup: answers :thumbsup:[/SIZE][/FONT][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]1. Which group had a hit record in the 1970s, the 1980s and the 1990s and each time they had a completely different line up?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]The England World Cup Squad[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]2. Which instrument was Dizzy Gillespie famous for playing?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]The trumpet[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]3. Who sang lead vocals on Australian group Python Lee Jackson`s 1972 hit `In a broken dream`?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Rod Stewart[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]4. Which singer won the Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland in 1980 and 1987?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Johnny Logan[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]5. What is the name of the clockwork device used by musicians to measure time?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Metronome[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]6. What was Culture Club`s first number one in the UK?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Do You Really Want To Hurt Me[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]7. The song `Killing Me Softly With His Song` was written about which American singer-songwriter?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Don McLean[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]8. Which famous pop star was christened Charles Westover?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Del Shannon[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]9. Which pop band named itself after an American firetruck?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]REO Speedwagon[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]10. The town of Titipu in Japan, the Tower of London and Venice in Italy. What is the musical connection?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]They`re all settings for Gilbert and Sullivan operas[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]11. Whay song did Whitney Houston record for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]One Moment In Time[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]12. The original Live Aid concerts were held at Wembly and Philadelphia on 13th July in which year?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]1985[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]13. Who sang the first line of the USA for Africa`s `We Are The World`?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Lionel Richie[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]14. `Flowers In The Rain` holds the distinction of being the very first record played on Radio One, but who performed it?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]The Move[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]15. Which American soul singer`s dad played football for Glasgow Celtic ?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Gil Scott-Heron[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]16. Which Paul released his first single `I Confess` when he was 14 and had written over 200 songs by the time he was 21?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Paul Anka[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]17. What was the common title of 3 different songs released by 3 different artists that all entered the Top 20 UK charts in 1985?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]`The Power Of Love` (by Huey Lewis and the News, Frankie Goes To Hollywood and Jennifer Rush)[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]18. What was the title of Elvis Presley`s first British number 1?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]All Shook Up[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]19. Which artist has had number one singles in the UK as a solo artist, as part of a duo, as part of a trio, as part of a quartet and as part of a group with more than four members?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Sir Paul McCartney[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]20. Alex Band and Aaron Kamin make up which band?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]The Calling[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]21. Which Beatles album cover features five `Beatles`?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Abbey road (there`s a Volkswagen Beetle in the back ground!)[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]22. In 1976, which single was knocked from the number one spot by a single whose title was contained in the lyrics to the first single?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen (being replaced by Mamma Mia by Abba)[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]23. Who sang the theme tune to the film `The Neverending Story`?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Limahl[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]24. By what name is singer Paul Hewson better known?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Bono[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]25. In which year did Elvis Presley die?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]1977[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]26. `No Sleep Till Brooklyn` was a hit single for which group in 1987?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Beastie Boys[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]27. Who was lead singer for 70s glam rock band `The Sweet`?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Brian Connelly[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]28. Justin Timberlake was formerly a vocalist for which band?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]N Sync[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]29. Which band a 70s hit with `Son of my father`?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Chicory Tip[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]30. Which band does Rocky Gray play the drums for?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Evanescence[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]31. What was the original name of Cliff Richard`s backing group `The Shadows` before they realised there was already an American group with the same name?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]The Drifters[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]32. As of September 2005 there are two albums from the 1990s that are in the top ten albums of all time and both are by solo female artists. Who are they?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Whitney Houston and Shania Twain[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]33. Who had a 1983 hit with `Too Shy`?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Kajagoogoo[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]34. Which real-life Russian did Boney M sing about in 1978?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Rasputin[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]35. Who had a hit in 1984 with `99 Red Balloons`?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Nena[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]36. Which world famous star is a member of the band `30 odd foot of grunts`?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Russel Crowe[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]37. Which heavy metal band had a UK number hit in January 1991 and what was the name of the song?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Iron Maiden with `Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter`[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]38. What is the name of Iron Maidens mascot who appears on their album covers and who has also featured in a video game?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Eddie[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]39. Who had a hit single with `Werewolves Of London`?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]Warren Zevon[/SIZE][/CENTER]

[CENTER][SIZE=5]40. How many number 1 singles did Kim Wilde and her dad Marty have between them?[/SIZE]
[SIZE=5]0 (awww... bless ! )[/SIZE][/CENTER]

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