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Quiz May 2009

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Billy from Leesburg, GA is this month's quiz winner and will receive a cool and comfortable

SongFacts t-shirt. :coolio:

Here are the answers:

1. What female had Top-20 hits in the '90s on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart as a solo artist and as a member of a group?

Natalie Merchant, solo and with 10,000 Maniacs.

2. Since 2005, what female singer has sold the most albums in the United States?

Taylor Swift

3. Since 1965, what is the best-selling song worldwide that contains just four letters in the title?

Y.M.C.A. by the Village People.

4. What still-active singer/songwriter (must have released an album containing some or all original music in the last three years) has released more than fifteen studio albums and appeared in more than fifty movies?

Kris Kristofferson

5. What song from 2008 had its title altered by one letter to appease radio stations that refused to play it?

"If You Seek Amy" by Britney Spears.

(The songs chorus spells out F-*-*-K ME, so many radio stations refused to play the suggestive version.

In response, an edited version was recorded, removing the "K" for an edited version called, "If You See Amy").

6. What '80s band had a female lead singer who played saxophone on some of their hits?


7. Who was the first female singer with four U.S. Top-10 hits from her debut album?

Cyndi Lauper did it with her 1983 album release "She's So Unusual."

The songs were not just Top-10, all four made it to the Top 5 positions.

8. What was the first video where Michael Jackson kissed a girl?

"Remember The Time" video. (He kissed the model Iman).

9. What Billy Joel song was the theme to an '80s TV show?

"My Life" (from Bosum Buddies)

10. What hit from the '90s is named after a movie from the '60s?

"Breakfast at Tiffany's" by Deep Blue Something

"Wonderwall" by Oasis

(Songs that only have the same title of a movie, but weren't actually named after or about it, were not accepted as correct answers).

Congratulations to Billy and thanks to all who entered the quiz this month. :thumbsup:

The newest quiz for the month of June is up and you can enter by clicking on the Mighty Songfacts Trivia Quiz link on our main page.

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