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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:

Question #10 really stumped a lot of entrants.

Most guesses were of interracial duets, not duos, as the question asks.

A duet is a song performed by 2 people who get together and record a song but a duo is 2 people who routinely perform and record together as a group.

"The System" were an interracial Techno-funk-dance duo from New York consisting of Mic Murphy (vocals, guitar) and David Frank (synthesizer).

They were a one-hit wonder who's only hit was "Don't Disturb This Groove" in 1987, which reached #4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Here are the answers:

1. What Oscar-winning actor sang on a U.S. #1 hit from the '00s?

Jamie Foxx, who won an Oscar for Ray, sang on "Gold Digger."

2. In what Beatles song does Ringo scream something at the end?

"Helter Skelter" - He screams, "I've got blisters on my fingers!"

3. What song was a Top-5 U.S. hit for three different artists in three different decades?

The Loco-Motion: Little Eva(1962), Grand Funk(1974), Kylie Minogue(1988)

4. What rap duo wore their clothes backwards?

Kriss Kross

5. What band who had a hit in the '90s is named after a nun?

Sister Hazel

6. What song from the '70s was a hit in the '90s for a singer who sang backup on the original version?

"I'm Every Woman" - Whitney Houston sang on the 1978 Chaka Khan original, and had a hit with her own version in 1993.

7. What song sequel from the '50s provided the title for a 1986 movie?

"Peggy Sue Got Married" by Buddy Holly.

It was the sequel to Holly's song, "Peggy Sue" and was the title of the 1986 film starring Katleen Turner.

8. What band recorded a Bob Dylan song for the soundtrack of a popular 2009 movie?

My Chemical Romance recorded "Desolation Row" for Watchmen.

9. What '80s hit song became a U.S. #1 Country hit when a country singer recorded it a year later?

"Slow Hand" by The Pointer Sisters was a #2 U.S. Billboard Hot 100 hit in 1981.

Conway Twitty took it to #1 on the U.S. Hot Country Singles charts in 1982.

10. What interracial duo had a U.S. Top-10 hit in the '80s?

The System - "Don't Disturb This Groove" (1987)

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

Enter the new quiz by clicking on the quiz link found on our main page or any Songfacts page.

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