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Quiz June 2009

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Joseph from Morgantown, WV is this month's quiz winner and will receive a cool and comfortable

SongFacts t-shirt. :coolio:

Here are the answers:

1. What hit song from the late '80s mentions a U.S. amusement park, a horror movie and a controversial book?

"We Didn't Start The Fire" by Billy Joel (1989): Disneyland, Psycho, Catcher In The Rye.

2. What popular group that formed in the '60s is still touring with four original members?


3. What #1 hit from the '00s has the name of a card game somewhere in the title?

"Poker Face" by Lady Gaga

"London Bridge" by Fergie

4. What popular singer lived with Buddhist monks for a few years in the '90s?

Leonard Cohen

5. What band's first hit (era: '90s) was about the lead singer's friend?

Counting Crows - "Mr. Jones"

6. What #1 U.S. hit single from the '70s was released after the singer's death?

"Me And Bobby McGee" by Janis Joplin

"Time In A Bottle" by Jim Croce (Although the album the song was included on was released the year before his death, the song itself wasn't released as a commercial single until after his death).

7. What group that had a U.S. #1 hit in 2009 started out as a rap trio?

Black Eyed Peas

They added Fergie to the lineup in 2001.

8. What was the best-selling album in the United States before 1976?

Tapestry by Carole King

9. What song that was released in the '80s by a UK band inspired an '80s movie that used the same title?

"Pretty In Pink" by The Psychedelic Furs

10. What song was a modest hit (not in the Top-20) in the '70s, but was used in a famous '80s movie and revived in commercials in the '00s?

"Old Time Rock & Roll" by Bob Seger

(It only peaked at #28 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart and spent a mere total of 5 weeks in the Top 40 in 1979.

The song was featured in the Tom Cruise film, Risky Business in 1983.

It was also used in a Wendy's commercial in the 00's.

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

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