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'80s Music Quiz (Archived October 5th 2003)

1: For Questions 1-5, match the song title with the artist/group who performed it.
"Message in a Bottle"
    Genesis
    The Police
    Talking Heads
    Men without Hats
2: "18 and Life"
    Skid Row
    Twisted Sister
    Guns n' Roses
    Ratt
3: "Borderline"
    Laura Branigan
    Dolly Parton
    Cyndi Lauper
    Madonna
4: "Notorious"
    Duran Duran
    Def Leppard
    Warrant
    AC/DC
5: "I Feel For You"
    Toni Basil
    Janet Jackson
    Chaka Khan
    Pat Benatar
6: For Questions 6-8, name the artist or band associated with the given lyrics :
"I touch you once, I touch you twice"
    OMD
    Simple Minds
    Soft Cell
    Ultravox
7: "Built a moon for a rocking chair, I never guessed it would rock her far from here"
    Phil Collins
    David Bowie
    Tom Petty
    Billy Idol
8: "I'd let you watch, I would invite you but the queens we use would not excite you"
    Gary Numan
    Nik Kershaw
    Murray Head
    Randy Meisner
9: What early '80s song by a UK based all girl band only began to climb the US charts
    in 1989 after being featured on the soundtrack for "Rain Man" ?
    The Waitresses - "I Know What Boys Like"
    Belle Stars - "Iko Iko"
    Bananarama - "Na Na Hey Hey"
    The Divinyls - "I Touch Myself"
10: Which '80s hair metal band was formed in 1986 by bassist Rachel Bolan and former Bon
    Jovi guitarist Dave "the Snake" Sabo?
    Skid Row
    Mötley Crüe
    Poison
    Faster Pussycat
11: In 1987, which Australian band released a remake of Lipp Sinc's 1980 hit "Funky Town"?
    Men at Work
    Real Life
    Mental as anything
    Pseudo Echo
12: A-ha won best new artist, best direction, special effects, and the viewers choice
    award for their brilliant "Take on Me" video at the MTV music video awards in 1986 - but
    who won the award for best video that year?
    Robert Palmer - "Addicted to Love"
    Dire Straits - "Money for Nothing"
    Peter Gabriel - "Sledgehammer"
    The Cars - "You Might Think"
13: The founding members of which '80s band worked on cyndi Lauper's 1983 debut album
    "She's So Unusual", co-writing the hit "Time after Time" as well as playing keyboards?
    Cheap Trick
    The Commodores
    Wang Chung
    The Hooters
14: What is the unofficial theme song for Arnold Schwarzenegger's California gubernatorial
    campaign?
    Arcadia - "Election Day"
    Visage - "Fade to Grey"
    Adam Ant - "Stand and Deliver"
    Twisted Sister - "We're Not Gonna Take It"
15: Name the group associated with the lyrics : "Father wears his Sunday best, Mother's
    tired she needs a rest..."
    A Flock of Seagulls
    Adam Ant
    Madness
    Depeche Mode
 
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