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Quiz June 2006

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Jack from Boston, MA wins a clean and comfortable SongFacts t-shirt!

Here are the answers:

1. What band with a number in their name sold the most albums in the '90s?

Matchbox 20

2. What hit from 2006 has several Spanish words in the lyrics?

"Hips Don't Lie" by Shakira

3. What singer recently auctioned off many of his outrageous stage costumes in a charity benefit?

Elton John

4. What popular group with a one-word title was named after their lead guitarist who did not sing? (not Van Halen, that's 2 words)




5. Which '50s group charted many US Top 40 Pop singles during their career, but strangely, none of them came from their only Top 40 album?

The Four Lads (They had 12 Top 40 hits during their career but none of those hits appeared on their only Top 40 album, 1956's On The Sunny Side)

6. Which group took their name from a sketch on a widely popular comedy show?

Toad The Wet Sprocket (Their name was taken from a "Monty Python" skit)

7. What Blues band that began in the '60s had massive Pop success when women joined the group in the '70s?

Fleetwood Mac (Christine McVie joined in 1970, Stevie Nicks joined in 1975)

8. What famous singer died in the back seat of a car on the way to a gig?

Hank Williams

Eddie Cochrane

9. What popular '80s song was based on an Italian Pop song from the '70s?

"Gloria" by Laura Branigan (It was first recorded in 1979 by Umberto Tozzi)

10. Who was the first female Motown singer to have a solo #1 hit?

Mary Wells - "My Guy" (1964)

Thanks to everyone who took this month's quiz and be sure to take the new one by clicking the quiz link on our main page.


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