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Quiz August 2010


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

SongFacts t-shirt. :coolio:

Here are the answers:

1. What still-active band, that formed in the '70s, has brothers who are both guitarists, with guitar being the main instrument they play in their band?

AC/DC - Angus and Malcolm Young

2. Since 1988, what female singer has had more than 40 Top-10 UK hits?

Madonna with 43.

3. What popular band that formed in the '80s is touring in 2010 with only their female lead singer as an original member?

Hole (Courtney Love)

4. What rock band that has sold over 10 million albums worldwide since 2000 has a lead singer who is Mormon?

The Killers (Their singer is Brandon Flowers)

5. What U.S. #1 hit duet from the '80s was written specifically for a movie and peaked at #1 on three different U.S. Billboard charts?

"Endless Love" by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (1981)

The title song from the movie starring Brooke Shields peaked at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart, Adult Contemporary chart and R&B chart.

6. What Motown band opened for The Rolling Stones in the '70s?

Commodores (1975)

7. What U.S. Top-40 hit is about a heroin overdose by the band's bass player?

"Kickstart My Heart" by Motley Crue, which is about Nikki Sixx's heroin overdose on Dec 23, 1987 (It reached #27 on the Hot 100 Chart and also #18 on the Album Rock Tracks chart, now known as the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart)

"Life Is Beautiful" by Sixx:A.M. which is about Nikki Sixx's heroin overdose on Feb. 14, 1986 (It reached #2 on the Mainstream Rock chart and also #25 on the Modern Rock chart)

8. What actress who has starred in movies with John Malkovich and Will Ferrell is part of a duo that had a U.S. Top-10 album in 2010?

Zooey Deschanel (She starred in the movie, The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy with Malkovich, and the movie Elf, with Ferrell. She is part of the duo, She And Him , their album 'Volume Two' reached #6 on the Billboard 200 album chart in 2010.

9. What U.S. Top-10 hit from the '90s is about a man who wants to bury his father at sea?

"All This Time" by Sting.

10. What still-active famous Pop singer was once in a Heavy Metal duo?

Billy Joel (he was in a duo called Atilla).

Congratulations to Billy and thanks to all who entered the Mighty Songfacts Trivia Quiz. :thumbsup:

Check out SongFacts main page, where you will find the quiz link to take our newest quiz. :headphones:

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