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'80s Music Quiz (Archived May 4th 2003)

1: Who had hits "And She Was" , "Once in a Lifetime" and "Burning Down the House" ?
    Tears for Fears
    Talking Heads
    The Cure
    Thompson Twins
2: Name the artist whose hits include "Sledgehammer" and "Big Time"
    Phil Collins
    Peter Gabriel
    Richard Marx
    Steve Winwood
3:Which '80s song begins with the lyrics "Her hair is Harlow gold, her lips sweet surprise"?
    "Kids in America"
    "Bette Davis Eyes"
    "Always Something There To Remind Me"
    "Keep Me Hangin' On"
4: Whose real name is Pat Andrzejewski ?
    Madonna
    Cyndi Lauper
    Pat Benatar
    Whitney Houston
5: Who sang "99 Luftballons" ?
    Falco
    a-ha
    Kim Wilde
    Nena
6: Who had hits "Down Under" and "Who Can It Be Now" ?
    INXS
    Devo
    Midnight Oil
    Men at Work
7: Which '80s Music Video was an unusually long 15 minutes?
    Michael Jackson - "Thriller"
    Guns n' Roses - "Sweet Child O' Mine"
    Dire Straits - "Money for Nothing"
    Prince - "1999"
8: Which artist was a staple of early '80s MTV, playing a Prince Charming / Robin Hood
    character in such frantic, fun to watch videos as the "Stand and Deliver" clip ?
    Billy Idol
    Adam Ant
    Gary Numan
    Elvis Costello
9: Atomic Kitten recently had a hit with Eternal Flame, but who originally took it to
    number one in 1989?
    Go-Go's
    Bananarama
    The Bangles
    B-52's
10: Which song by The Cars begins with the line "I don't mind you coming here... and
    wasting all my time" ?
    "Shake it Up"
    "My Best Friend's Girl"
    "You Might Think"
    "Just What I Needed"
11: In 1982 the pop-reggae influenced group Musical Youth released the single "Pass
    the Dutchie". What is a Dutchie?
    Someone from Holland
    Jamaican slang for Cigarette
    A Cooking Pot
    Salt n' Pepper shaker
12: Which Madonna album features a duet with Prince called "Love Song" ?
    Like a Prayer
    Like a Virgin
    True Blue
    Who's That Girl
13: Which band performed for the last time with all its original members on July 13,
    1985 at the JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania?
    The Police
    Journey
    Duran Duran
    Van Halen
14: Which artist had his first recording experience in 1981 singing the song "R2-D2 We
    wish you a merry Christmas" on a Star Wars Christmas album?
    Jon Bon Jovi
    Axl Rose
    Ozzy Osbourne
    Billy Idol
15: Name the band associated with the album cover shown below :

    Depeche Mode
    New Order
    A Flock of Seagulls
    The Police
 
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