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Quiz November 2008


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Matthew from Mequon, WI 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. What band, who lost their lead singer in the '90s, found a new one on a 2005 reality show?


Rock Star was the reality show where fifteen contestants competed to become the lead vocalist for the band, INXS.

2. What famous song got it's title from a book about baseball?

"Boys Of Summer" by Don Henley

A book written by Roger Kahn in 1972.

3. What band, with a number in their name between 35 and 50, had a U.S. #1 hit in the '80s?

UB40 - "Red Red Wine" (#1, 1988) (Longer version than the original release, which only hit #34 in 1984).

Stars On 45 - "Medley" (#1, 1981)

4. What is the best-selling band that has won exactly one Grammy Award (not counting honorary or lifetime achievement awards.

Pink Floyd

They won Best Instrumental Recording for "Marooned" in 1994 and according to the RIAA, they have sold 74.5 million units.

5. What popular female singer released her first single in 2004 - a song originally sung by a man?

Joss Stone - "Fell In Love With A Boy"

The song was originally released by The White Stripes. Joss substituted the word Boy for Girl in her cover of the song.

6. What 2008 song was written for a chewing gum commercial?

"Forever" by Chris Brown

Initially created to be used for a Doublemint gum ad.

7. What famous singer found out later in life that the woman he thought was his sister was actually his mother?

Bobby Darin

Eric Clapton

8. How many members of The Beatles have guest starred on "The Simpsons"?


They were Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.

9. What U.S. #1 hit features a recorder solo?

"Windy" by The Association

10. In what famous song does the singer say he's wearing tight pants and points on his shoes?

"Night Moves" by Bob Seger

"I was a little too tall

Could've used a few pounds

Tight pants, points, hardly reknown"

Congratulations to Matthew and thanks to all who entered this month's Mighty SongFacts Trivia Quiz. :thumbsup:

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