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80's Music Trivia Quiz!

How will you fare in this hotchpotch of trivia questions about music of the 1980's? 24 Questions.

 
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In which year did George Michael release “Father Figure”?

  • 1986
  • 1987
  • 1988
  • 1989

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Which Billy Idol song was used in the film “Can’t Buy Me Love”?

  • Rebel Yell
  • Dancing With Myself
  • White Wedding
  • Eyes Without a Face

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Which band reportedly took their name from a local furniture shop?

  • Everything But The Girl
  • Deacon Blue
  • Prefab Sprout
  • Furniture

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Who sang back up vocals on Cyndi Lauper’s “Change of Heart”?

  • The Go Go's
  • The B52's
  • The Bangles
  • The Belle Stars

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Which actor released "Party All the Time"?

  • Eddie Murphy
  • Gary Oldman
  • Sean Penn
  • Willem Dafoe

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Who had the hit album “Waking Hours”?

  • Orange Juice
  • Big Country
  • Del Amitri
  • The Skids

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What was the original name of The Cult?

  • Northern Death Cult
  • Eastern Death Cult
  • Southern Death Cult
  • Western Death Cult

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Which freeway did Aretha Franklin sing about?

  • Freeway to My Heart
  • Freeway of Love
  • Freeway to Paradise
  • Freeway of Innocence

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The Notting Hillbillies featured which famous guitarist?

  • Eric Clapton
  • Gary Moore
  • Keith Richards
  • Mark Knopfler

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What is Billy Ocean’s real name?

  • Jiles Perry Richardson
  • Gary Anderson
  • Paul Charles Caravello
  • Leslie Charles

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Who worked as a choreographer on the video for Talking Head’s “Once in a Lifetime” and on David Bowie’s “Diamond Dogs” tour?

  • Toni Basil
  • Cyndi Lauper
  • Arlene Phillips
  • Kate Bush

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Who sang the title track to the film “Ghostbusters”?

  • Will Smith
  • Ray Parker Jr
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Billy Ocean

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Alice Cooper has the hobby of collecting what?

  • Watches
  • Stamps
  • Coins
  • Beermats

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Who was the first woman to be inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

  • Chrissy Hynde
  • Deborah Harry
  • Tina Weymouth
  • Aretha Franklin

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Who played piano on the Wham hit “The Edge of Heaven”?

  • Elton John
  • Billy Joel
  • Barry Manilow
  • Chas Hodges

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Who recorded the album “Reckless”?

  • Bob Seger
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Bryan Adams
  • Bob Dylan

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Who had a hit with “Kokomo”?

  • Boston
  • Genesis
  • Jefferson Starship
  • Beach Boys

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CC Deville was a member of which band?

  • Ratt
  • Motley Crue
  • Warrant
  • Poison

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Irene T. Escalera is the real name of which singer?

  • Gloria Estefan
  • Irene Cara
  • Claudia Brucken
  • Donna Summer

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Which famous female singer did Don Johnson of ‘Miami Vice’ later release a duet with?

  • Barbra Streisand
  • Diana Ross
  • Deborah Harry
  • Belinda Carlisle

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Which supermodel appeared in Billy Joel’s “Uptown Girl” video?

  • Brooke Shields
  • Christie Brinkley
  • Iman
  • Elle Macpherson

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Rob Pilatus formed a duo with which other ‘singer’?

  • Charles Pettigrew
  • Jeremy Healy
  • Fabrice Morvan
  • Eddie Chacon

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Who had a hit with “Jacob’s Ladder”?

  • Huey Lewis & the News
  • Hall & Oates
  • J.Geils Band
  • Wang Chung

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What were The KLF also known as?

  • Burning Monry
  • The White Room
  • The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu
  • Counting Down the Top

 

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