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Raul from Orsova, Romania 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. Run-DMC had the first Rap album certified Gold. Who had the second?

Fat Boys

Run-DMC's debut album was certified gold by the RIAA on 12-17-1984.

Fat Boys' debut album was certified gold by the RIAA on 05-06-1985.

2. Worldwide, what is the best-selling album with a picture of a hotel on the cover?

Hotel California by the Eagles

3. Johnny Cash sang lead vocals on a track by what rock group?

U2 - Cash sang on "The Wanderer"

One Bad Pig - Cash sang on "Man In Black"

4. What famous singer named an album after a character in a John Steinbeck novel?

Bruce Springsteen.

The Ghost of Tom Joad is based on a Steinbeck character.

5. What is the shortest record to chart in the Top 40 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart?

"Some Kind-A Earthquake" by Duane Eddy.

The song is only 1:17 and it peaked at #37 in 1959.

6. What famous group had a song about falling for a meter maid while she is writing a parking ticket?

The Beatles - "Lovely Rita"

7. Worldwide, what is the best-selling Canadian band with a drummer who writes most of their lyrics?

Rush

8. What Rock and Roll Hall of Famer married a woman 26 years younger, and is still married to her?

Rod Stewart

Stewart was age 62 when he married 36 year-old model, Penny Lancaster on 06-16-2007.

9. What rocker said his bandmate was his sister before revealing she was really his ex-wife?

Jack White of The White Stripes.

10. In 1994, what famous band released their new album on vinyl before it was available on CD?

Pearl Jam

They released their album, Vitalogy, on vinyl first, then on CD, two weeks later.

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

Click on the Quiz link on any Songfacts page to enter the newest quiz. :headphones:

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