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'80s Music Quiz (Archived February 24th 2003)

1: According to his '80s hit, Prince wanted to party like it's....
    1679
    1859
    1969
    1999
2: Complete the following band name from the '80s : "Men without ___"
    Caps
    Hats
    Cats
    None of the above
3: Complete the following band name from the '80s : " A Taste of _____"
    Country
    Success
    Reality
    Honey
4: Complete the following song title from the '80s : "I Don't Like _______"
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
5: Who released a highly successful cover of "Tainted Love" in 1981?
    Blancmange
    Cabaret Voltaire
    Classix Nouveaux
    Soft Cell
6: Name the artist associated with the lyrics: "Hey little sister what have you done..."
    Billy Idol
    Billy Ocean
    Billy Joel
    Billy Squier
7: Name the artist whose hits include "Kiss me deadly" and "Close my eyes forever"
    T'Pau
    Martika
    Sheila E.
    Lita Ford
8: Name the group associated with the lyrics : "Union's been on strike...He's down on
    his luck...it's tough, so tough"
    Aerosmith
    Bon Jovi
    Journey
    Whitesnake
9: Name the group whose hits include "She drives me crazy" and "Good thing"
    Fine Young Cannibals
    OMD
    A Flock of Seagulls
    Level 42
10: Which group got their name from the sound you make when you strum a guitar down,
    then back up ?
    Bow Wow Wow
    Wang Chung
    Oingo Boingo
    Wham!
11: Which comedian appeared in Bobby McFerrin's "Don't Worry Be Happy" video ?
    Steve Martin
    Eddie Murphy
    "Weird Al" Yankovic
    Robin Williams
12: Madonna married Sean Penn in 1985. Which piece of music did she request as she
    walked down the aisle ?
    Atlantic Starr - "Always"
    Art of Noise - "Moments in Love"
    Berlin - "Take my breath away"
    Climie Fisher - "Love Changes (Everything)"
13: What artist got his nickname from a friend in his teens because he was "always
    in a hurry" ?
    Adam Ant
    Bono
    Slash
    Sting
14: Which statement is false?
    Taco's "Puttin' on the Ritz" was originally written by Irving Berlin in 1929
    Thomas Dolby was born in Cairo, Egypt
    In the 1980s, Tiffany was the youngest person to write, produce & perform a #1 hit.
    Tears for Fears took their name from Arthur Janov's "Primal Scream" therapy.
15: Can you name the band shown below?

    Greg Kihn Band
    Johnny Hates Jazz
    Cutting Crew
    Mr. Mister
 
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