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'80s Music Quiz (Archived November 30th 2003)

1: What artist performed the theme song in the 1985 movie "Goonies" ?
    Madonna
    Cyndi Lauper
    Pat Benatar
    Laura Branigan
2: Who is William Broad better known as?
    Prince
    Bryan Adams
    Billy Idol
    Stevie Wonder
3: Who sang "Total Eclipse of the Heart" ?
    Bonnie Tyler
    Madonna
    Cyndi Lauper
    Kim Carnes
4: Who sang the early '80s hits "Another one bites the dust" and "Radio ga-ga" ?
    The Cars
    Aerosmith
    Queen
    Rolling Stones
5: Who wrote the song about pina coladas and getting caught in the rain? (this song
    peaked at #1 on the US charts in early 1980)
    Steve Miller
    Barry Manilow
    Rupert Holmes
    Bobby McFerrin
6: What "supergroup" formed in 1981, featuring members from The Buggles, King Crimson
    and Yes?
    Asia
    Def Leppard
    Ultravox
    Quiet Riot
7: For the next few questions name the artist or band associated with the given lyrics.
"I'm not aware of too many things, I know what I know, if you know what I mean"
    Jody Watley
    Tiffany
    Martika
    Edie Brickell
8: "I'll give you television, I'll give you eyes of blue.."
    Bryan Adams
    David Bowie
    George Michael
    Phil Collins
9: "I don't know where I'm going, but I sure know where I've been"
    The Police
    U2
    Whitesnake
    Aerosmith
10: Identify the band whose music consisted of trippy, articulate grooves punctuated
    with seering guitars and whirling synthesizer effects:
    Guns n' Roses
    Psychedelic Furs
    Club Nouveau
    Bon Jovi
11: Which of the following music videos was filmed in Australia?
    "China Girl" - David Bowie
    "Shout" - Tears for Fears
    "If This Is It" - Huey Lewis and the News
    "Jump" - Van Halen
12: What smash hit '80s song was originally recorded by Jackie DeShannon on her 1975
    album, "New Arrangement" ?
    Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
    You Keep Me Hangin' On
    Tainted Love
    Bette Davis Eyes
13: Of the bands listed below, who is the only band to not feature on the cover of
    Rolling Stone magazine in the 1980s?
    Culture Club
    The Go-Go's
    Talking Heads
    AC/DC
14: What band had an arcade game created around them in 1983? (it was the first arcade
    game to be created around a rock band and the first to use digitized graphics)
    Van Halen
    Journey
    KISS
    Styx
15: Can you name the band shown below?

    Cutting Crew
    The Alarm
    Big Country
    Level 42
 
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