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Quiz March 2008

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Samantha from Elmira, NY is this month's quiz winner and will receive a cool and comfortable

SongFacts t-shirt. :coolio:

Here are the answers to the quiz:

1. Since 1955, who is the oldest singer to have a US #1 hit as a solo artist?

Louis Armstrong with Hello, Dolly! He was 62 years old when this song hit #1 in 1964.

2. Who is the best-selling artist of the '00s who was born in Hawaii?

Jack Johnson

3. What active musician who was successful both as a solo artist and with a group uses just his last name?

Morrissey. He was also with the group "The Smiths."

4. What Electronic music duo performs wearing robot costumes?

Daft Punk

Click here to see a pic of the group:

Daft Punk In Their Robotic Suits


5. The letters in what popular band's name can be re-arranged to spell the name of a legendary Rock musician?

Buckcherry - Chuck Berry (Who would have thought it could be so easy and so hard at the same time).

6. What song that was used as a movie theme was written for a paraplegic athlete?

"St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" by John Parr

This song was written for canadian athlete Rick Hansen.

I was surprised at how many people answered "Chariots Of Fire" instead of "St. Elmo's Fire."

7. What singer had three Top-40 hits in the '60s with U.S. cities in their titles?

Glen Campbell - "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Withchita Lineman, and "Galveston."

As a side-note, he also had another one in the '70s, "Country Boy (You Got Your Feet In L.A.)."

8. A popular American Folk singer and a prominent British singer (both living) share the same last name. What is it?

Collins - Judy and Phil

Williams - Lucinda and Robbie

9. What famous band was formed by brothers who were the youngest of 8 children?

The Kinks, formed by brothers Ray and Dave Davies.

10. Since 1990, what 2-member band has sold the most albums?

The White Stripes

Congratulations to Samantha and thanks to all who entered this month's quiz. :thumbsup:

The new quiz is up on SongFacts main page, so get yourself on over there and check it out.

SongFacts :headphones:

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