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Pop Music Mixture Quiz

A trip through time with some of my favourites. Have tried to include one or two slightly more recent artists to give you younger guys a chance. 12 Questions.

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From where did the Proclaimers receive a letter?

  • America
  • USA
  • Texas
  • Leith

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Although born in the UK, he was brought up in Australia and had a number 1 hit in Great Britain in 1962 with "I remember you". Who is he?

  • Lonnie Donegan
  • Dickie Valentine
  • Frank Ifield
  • Max Bygraves

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Duran Duran formed in 1978 and went on to become hugely successful. In which British city did they get together as a band?

  • London
  • Sheffield
  • Birmingham
  • Manchester

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Chris Martin fronts which British group?

  • Stereophonics
  • Coldplay
  • Blockheads
  • Simple Minds

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Clare Grogan fronted this Scottish band who had hits such as "Happy Birthday" and "I could be Happy" but what was the band's name?

  • Skidz
  • The Deep South
  • Altered Images
  • Texas

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Cheryl Cole was a member of which successful British Girl Group?

  • Sugababes
  • Girls Aloud
  • Atomic Kitten
  • Beverley Sisters

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Jimmy Page, John Bonham, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones were collectively known as ?

  • Deep Purple
  • Def Leppard
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Cream

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Wings' biggest hit was the song "Mull of Kintyre" recorded in 1977 but which pipe band was featured on the record?Some knowledge of Scottish geography might help.

  • Strathyre Pipe Band
  • Lothian & Borders Police Pipe Band
  • Shotts & Dykehead Pipe Band
  • Campbeltown Pipe Band

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What is Lady Gaga's real name?

  • Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta
  • Stephanie Joan Angela Germanotta
  • Stefani Joan Angelina Gerotta
  • Lady Gaga

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Which is the biggest selling single in the history of the UK?

  • "Imagine" by John Lennon
  • "Candle in the Wind 1997" by Elton John
  • "She loves you" by the Beatles
  • "Do they know it's Christmas?" from Live Aid

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What was Queen's biggest selling single worldwide?

  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Another One Bites the Dust
  • I Want to Break Free
  • Seven Seas of Rhye

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Who recorded the song " Come Outside" in 1962?

  • Mike Sarne with Barbara Windsor
  • Mike Sarne with Wendy Richard
  • Mike Sarne with Diana Dors
  • Mike Sarne with Petula Clark