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Quiz October 2003


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Congratulations to Karli from Sydney, Australia.

She wins a clean and comfortable Songfacts t-shirt.

Here are the answers:

  • Who has written hit songs for The Bangles, Sinead O'Connor and Chaka Khan?
    - Prince
    "Manic Monday," "Nothing Compares 2 U," "I Feel For You."

  • Who is the best-selling rapper of all time?
    - Eminem

  • What was the first Motown song to win a Grammy?
    - "Cloud Nine" by The Temptations (1969)

  • Who were the first married couple to guest star on The Simpsons? (at least one was a musician)
    - Paul and Linda McCartney
    Sonny and Cher was a popular guess.

  • At the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, who did Chris Rock say was like "Mediocre Green Day?"
    - Good Charlotte

  • What band played to the largest crowd ever for a single-act performance, meaning they were the only band that played that night?
    - Led Zeppelin.
    They played to over 76,000 fans at the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit on May 6, 1977.

  • What song contains the line, "You catch a pearl and ride the dragon's wings?"
    - "Heat Of The Moment" by Asia

  • What band had a lead singer named "Jello?"
    - The Dead Kennedys - Jello Biafra

  • What musician has acted in movies with Sean Connery, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Liotta, and Samuel L. Jackson?
    - Busta Rhymes
    Finding Forrester, Halloween, Ressurection, Higher Learning, Narc, Shaft

  • Who was the first British woman to have a #1 album in the UK?
    - Kate Bush - Never For Ever

  • Tiebreaker: How many fish in the Songfacts aquarium are named after musicians?
    - 0, but one is named after a taxi driver we met.

Thanks to everyone who took the quiz, and be sure to take the new one


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