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Musical Magic (2)

Some of my favourite songs from the 1980s to the present. 18 Questions.

 
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1

In which year was "Atomic", by Blondie, in the charts?

  • 1980
  • 1983
  • 1984

2

"The American" by Simple Minds, was a minor hit in 1981. What album did it come from?

  • Once Upon a Time
  • Sons and Fascination
  • Sparkle in The Rain

3

During the 1980s,"Gino" and "Come on Eileen" were hits for Dexy's Midnight Runners. Who was the lead singer?

  • Kevin Keegan
  • Kevin McDermott
  • Kevin Rowland

4

"Party Fears 2"was a hit in 1982 for The Associates, who was the lead singer?

  • Billy Wilson
  • Billy MacKenzie
  • Billy Stewart

5

In 1985, Bronski Beat and which other singer had a hit with "I Feel Love (Johnny Remember)"?

  • Marc Almond
  • Donna Summer
  • Gene Pitney

6

"Don't Leave Me This Way" was a hit in 1986 for The Communards. Who sang the original?

  • Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes
  • Al Green
  • The O'Jays

7

What did the lead singer of 'The Smith's' like to throw to fans?

  • Signed pictures of Margaret Thatcher
  • Copies of "Farmers Weekly"
  • Gladioli

8

Which "Friends" actress appeared in the video of "Dancing in The Dark", by Bruce Springsteen?

  • Jennifer Aniston
  • Courteney Cox
  • Lisa Kudrow

9

What was the name of Bruce Springsteen's backing band?

  • The G Dubya B Experience
  • The E Street Band
  • The Asbury Jukes

10

In 1985, The Waterboys reached no. 26 in the charts with "The Whole of The Moon". Who was their lead singer?

  • Mike D'Abo
  • Mike Scott
  • Ronnie Scott

11

Where does the lead singer of 'Aztec Camera', Roddy Frame, come from?

  • Glasgow
  • East Kilbride
  • Stirling

12

In 1991,"Smells Like Teen Spirit"was a hit for Nirvana. Where did they come from?

  • New York
  • Boston
  • Seattle

13

"Nothing Compares 2 U" was very successful for Sinead O'Connor in 1990. Who wrote it?

  • Sinead O'Connor
  • Prince
  • Bob Dylan

14

Where did the girl come from in "Common People", by Pulp.

  • Greece
  • France
  • Italy

15

Which song did James have a hit with in 1991?

  • Sit Over There
  • Sit Up Straight
  • Sit Down

16

In 2004 The Kaiser Chiefs had a hit with "I Predict a Riot". Where do they come from?

  • Leeds
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester

17

The New Radicals had chart success in 1998 with "You Get What You Give". Where do they come from?

  • England
  • USA
  • Canada

18

In 2009,"Candy" was a big hit for Paolo Nutini. Where does he come from?

  • Greenock
  • Paisley
  • Dundee

 

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