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Jack, from Moose Jaw, Canada has just won a clean, comfortable Songfacts t-shirt!!

Here are the answers for September's quiz:

Question 1:

What famous singer's hair caught fire while shooting a commercial?

Michael Jackson, while shooting a Pepsi commercial.

Question 2:

What band did a tour where they would emerge from a giant piece of fruit?

U2, who emerged from a lemon on their 1997 Popmart tour

Question 3:

What member of a famous comedy duo was part of a band that had a US Top-40 hit in the '60s.

Tommy Chong.

He was in a group called Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers, who hit #29 with "Does Your Mama Know About Me?" in 1968.

Question 4:

What famous band's debut album was not released in America, but sold over 100,000 copies there as imports?

The Clash

Question 5:

What band's members take their last names from famous killers?

Marilyn Manson

Question 6:

What hit from the '70s contains a sound-effect from a hand-held electronic game.

"The Logical Song" by Supertramp. It comes in after the word "Digital."

Question 7:

What '80s hit contains the line, "Long as the night will be, the sun will rise without you."

"Don't Shed A Tear" by Paul Carrack

Question 8:

What song written in 1911 was a #1 US hit in the '60s?

"I'm Henry VIII I Am" by Hermans Hermits

Question 9:

What Motown singer made her acting debut playing a nun on a TV series?

Diana Ross.

Along with fellow Supremes Mary Wilson and Cindy Birdsong, she was on the TV series Tarzan.

Question 10:

What '70s television show's title was changed to include the name of the theme song?

Welcome Back, Kotter.

It was originally going to be called just 'Kotter', but network executives liked the nostalgic feel of 'Welcome Back', and added it to the title of the show.

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