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Quiz Ending September 2012


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Gialloporpora of Treviso, Italy is this month's winner of a cool and comfortable

Songfacts t-shirt. :coolio:

Here are the answers to the quiz:

1. What famous band that has a father-son and one other relative as members released an album in 2012?

Van Halen

Father: Eddie Van Halen

Son: Wolfgang Van Halen

Brother: Alex Van Halen

Album: A Different Kind of Truth

2. What '80s hit begins with the singer dreaming that he sailed to China?

"Break My Stride" by Matthew Wilder

Beginning lyrics:

Last night I had the strangest dream,

I sailed away to China, in a little row boat to find ya

3. Who was the first woman to appear on the cover of Bass Player magazine?

Me'shell Ndegeocello

April 1995 issue

4. What '80s hit (Top 10 on the U.S. Hot 100) is based on a French movie from the '60s?

"Eyes Without A Face" by Billy Idol (#4 in 1984)

The movie, "Les yeux sans visage" ("Eyes Without A Face") was released in 1960.

5. What song was a U.S. Top-40 hit in the '80s, '00s and '10s - each by a different artist?

"Smooth Criminal"

1988 - Michael Jackson

2001 - Alien Ant Farm

2012 - Glee Cast feat. 2Cellos

6. What popular singer from Florida visited Alaska in July, 2012?

Pitbull

He went to Kodiak, Alaska as part of a Walmart promotion.

7. What actor, who later was named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive appeared in a Trisha Yearwood video?

Matthew McConaughey

He was 23 when he appeared in Yearwood's video for "Walkaway Joe."

8. What singer destroyed 200,000 copies of his own album on purpose?

Neil Young

He made a mistake and released the wrong mix of his Comes A Time album, so he bought all the copies and destroyed them - with a shotgun.

9. In the '70s, what group spent a week with the top two positions on the American Hot 100 chart?

Bee Gees

For five consecutive weeks in 1978, "Night Fever" held the top spot while "Stayin' Alive" was at #2.

10. Who was the first female singer to have 50 Top-10 Country hits?

Loretta Lynn

Her first Top 10 Country hit was in 1962 and she hit the #50 mark in 1981.

Congratulations to our quiz winner, Gialloporpora, and thanks to all who entered the Mighty Songfacts Trivia quiz. :thumbsup:

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