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Quiz March 2006

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Sarah from Ellensburg, WA wins a clean and comfortable Songfacts T-shirt.

Here are the answers:

1) What musician was nominated for an Academy Award, a Nobel Prize, a Grammy and a Golden Globe?

- Bono

2) What Michael Jackson song is about a girl who claims her child is his?

- " Billie Jean "

3) What recent hit is about a guy who sees his old girlfriend in the London underground?

- " You're Beautiful " by James Blunt

4) What singer released an album where he was portrayed as half man, half dog on the cover?

- David Bowie - Diamond Dogs

We also accepted Snoop Dogg, who appeared in canine form on Doggystyle.

5) What recent hit samples an ABBA song?

- "Hung Up" by Madonna

It samples "Gimme Gimme Gimme."

6) What famous Rock song starts with a series of clock sounds?

- " Time " by Pink Floyd

7) What song written for a Coke commercial became a big hit?

- " I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing " by The New Seekers

8) What Beatles song was a Top 40 U.S. hit in both the '60s and '80s?

- "Twist And Shout"

The song peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1964 and the same version peaked at #23 on the same chart in 1986 after being revived through inclusion in the movies Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Back To School".

9) What popular singer of the '80s and '90s used to be a professional cheerleader?

- Paula Abdul

10) What famous singer has a son who fronted a band that had some hits in the '90s?

- Bob Dylan

His son Jakob is lead singer of The Wallflowers

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

here.

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