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Who's that Girl? Trivia Quiz

Musicians write many songs about a certain girl. Answer which band performed the song when you're provided with clues about the girl song. 10 Questions.

 
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1

This Brooklynite has forged a very successful career. Deep Purple covered "Kentucky Woman" and the Monkees' sang "I'm a Believer." He wrote and sang the hit song "Sweet Caroline." Who is this artist?

  • Stephen Sills
  • Neil Diamond
  • James Taylor

2

Doug Fieger had fallen in love with a 16-year-old student named Sharona Alperin. They remained friends until his death in 2010. Which band created the song "My Sharona?"

  • The Knack
  • Boston
  • Chicago

3

During the late 1990s, front-man Adam Duritz fell for actress Monica Potter. The song "Mrs. Potter's Lullaby" was specifically written for her. Which band does Adam Duritz front?

  • The Cure
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Counting Crows

4

A love triangle involved model Patti Boyd & 2 Brit musicians. George Harrison wrote the song "Something" to Patti. The triangle's 3rd member composed "Layla" for her. Which Cream member is this?

  • Eric Clapton
  • Ginger Baker
  • Jack Bruce

5

"Uptown Girl" was written by a singer/songwriter for model Christie Brinkley. Who wrote and sang the hit song "Uptown Girl" for his wife?

  • Rod Stewart
  • Tom Petty
  • Billy Joel

6

"Peggy Sue" was written for the girlfriend, later wife, of Jerry Allison, his drummer and best friend. Allison had left The Crickets prior to the fatal plane crash. Who's this rock legend?

  • Leonard Cohen
  • Buddy Holly
  • Buddy Rich

7

The 60s rock band from Manchester, England had the hit "Carrie Ann" in 1967. Members included Tony Hicks, Allan Clarke and Graham Nash. By what name were they better known?

  • The Hollies
  • The Kinks
  • The Animals

8

Juniper is a variation of Jennifer, so the title is somewhat redundant. Born Helen Mary Boyd, her sister, Patti, called her Jenny after her favorite doll. Who wrote "Jennifer Juniper" for Jenny Boyd?

  • David Bowie
  • Bryan Adams
  • Donovan

9

A 15-year-old Canadian-born musician wrote the song "Diana" for his 18-year-old crush, Diana Ayoub. His persistence annoyed her family, especially when the song became a huge hit. Who sang "Diana?"

  • Pat Boone
  • Paul Anka
  • Frankie Avalon

10

During the late 1960s, Donald Fagen met Walter Becker and was said to be impressed with the latter's guitar-playing abilities. Which band wrote "Rikki Don't Lose That Number"?

  • Blood, Sweat & Tears
  • America
  • Steely Dan

 

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