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Quiz November 2005


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Melinda from Moose Jaw, Canada wins a clean and comfortable Songfacts T-shirt.

Here are the answers:

1) What popular song from the '60s repeats the phrase "Sock It To Me"?

- "Respect" by Aretha Franklin

2) What song did Kurt Cobain quote in his suicide note?

- "My My, Hey Hey (Out Of The Blue)" by Neil Young

3) Name a father and son who each had #1 hits in the UK as solo artists.

- Julio and Enrique Iglesias

Julio: "Begin The Beguine"

Enrique: "Hero"

4) What popular song from 2005 was written by the group's lead singer and inspired by his grandmother who had recently died?

- "Helena" by My Chemical Romance

5) In the '70s, an R&B song and a Rock ballad with the same title both went to #1 in the U.S. What was that title?

- "Best Of My Love"

The Emotions and The Eagles.

6) What song by a British singer is written from the viewpoint of a disabled woman who is sick of the sympathy she receives because of her condition.

- "November Spawned A Monster" by Morrissey

- "Veronica" by Elvis Costello

7) What is the best-selling album in the U.S. with a one-letter title?

- R by R. Kelly

8) What is the first song to sell one million legal downloads?

- Hollaback Girl by Gwen Stefani

9) Since 1985, what is the only song to hit #1 in the U.S. without a video?

- "Amanda" by Boston

10) What female Pop-rock singer sang the theme song for a popular children's show from the '80s?

- Cyndi Lauper

The show was Pee Wee's Playhouse.

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


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