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Music Marathon (Part 2)

Pop through the decades - based on UK chart singles and albums 13 Questions.

 
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1

Girl group Bananarama were experiencing what kind of "Summer" in 1983?

  • "Cruel"
  • "Rainy"
  • "Hot"
  • "Wet"

2

'Abraxas', 'Welcome' and 'Moonflower' were all album titles for who?

  • Genesis
  • Santana
  • Bob Marley
  • Dire Straits

3

Which of the following hits for Madonna was her first UK No 1?

  • "Into The Groove"
  • "True Blue"
  • "Like A Prayer"
  • "Vogue"

4

Which American group got to No 3 in 1982 with a song called 'Centerfold'?

  • Huey Lewis and the News
  • Bruce Hornsby and the Range
  • Hall and Oates
  • J Geils Band

5

Jamaican reggae duo 'Chaka Demus and Pliers' had a No 3 hit with which song in 1993?

  • "Murder She Wrote"
  • "Twist and Shout"
  • "Gal Wine"
  • "Tease Me"

6

Written by Billy Bragg, this song was a top ten hit for Kirsty MacColl in 1985, which one?

  • "There's A Guy Works Down The Chipshop Swears He's Elvis"
  • "Days"
  • "A New England"
  • "Walking Down Madison"

7

Singer/songwriters Ashford and Simpson had a No 3 hit in 1985 with which song?

  • "Shine"
  • "Solid"
  • "Somebody"
  • "Secrets"

8

Complete this Meatloaf lyric, "You took the words right out of my mouth, it must've been when you were kissing me, You took the words right out of my mouth, I was just about to say" what?

  • "I Want You"
  • "I Need You"
  • "I Love You"
  • "I Hate You"

9

Put these Cliff Richard tracks in to order of release, earliest first?

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  • "Lucky Lips"
  • "Take Me High"
  • "Move It"
  • "Dreamin'"

10

What was Spandau Ballet's only No 1 hit single called?

  • "Gold"
  • "Instinction"
  • "Lifeline"
  • "True"

11

"Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player" was the first No 1 album for who?

  • Gilbert O'Sullivan
  • Billy Joel
  • Elton John
  • Richard Clayderman

12

Although they clocked up 15 top ten hits, E.L.O collaborated with Olivia Newton-John for their only No 1 single, what was it's title?

  • "Shine A Little Love"
  • "Xanadu"
  • "Mr Blue Sky"
  • "Evil Woman"

13

Which beautifully crafted song by Snow Patrol includes the lyric, "If I lay here, if I just lay here, would you lie with me and just forget the world" ?

  • "Run"
  • "Chocolate"
  • "Chasing Cars"
  • "Crack the Shutters"

 

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