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Jack from Spokane, WA was closest on the tie-breaking question and will receive a clean and comfortable SongFacts T-Shirt (compliments of our webmaster Carl). :coolio:

7 entrants got all 10 answers correct.

They were:

Jack from Spokane, WA

Nancy from Atlanta, GA

Roger from New York, NY

Gina from Paradise Valley, AZ

Walt & Emily from Columbus, OH

Fred from ST. Louis, MO

Chip from Orlando, FL

Here are the answers:

1. What '80s song begins with German-sounding nonsense words to replace the normal 1-2-3-4 count"

"Rock of Ages" by Def Leppard

2. What U.S. Top-40 hit from the '70s is about a guy who waits for a girl on a corner, thinks he is being stood up, then realizes he's waiting in the wrong place?

"Fool In The Rain" by Led Zeppelin

3. What song begins with a quote from a Paul Newman movie?

"Civil War" - It uses a quote from "Cool Hand Luke".

4. In the '90s, what was the best selling act for Motown Records?

Boyz II Men

5. What lead singer hid behind the speakers because of stage fright in 1968?

Rod Stewart (then lead singer of The Jeff Beck Group at their U.S. debut at The Fillmore East, NYC)

6. What group selected their name by sticking a pin in a world map?

The Bay City Rollers

7. What hit from the '60s took its lyrics from the Biblical Book Of Ecclesiastes?

"Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)" by The Byrds

8. What singer began her career as an entertainer at a Turkish bath?

Bette Midler

9. What '70s U.S. Top 40 song by a one-hit wonder featured, on back up vocals, Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham?

"Magnet and Steel" by Walter Egan

10. What singer who had a U.S. #1 hit in the '80s legally changed his name in 2001?

Terence Trent D'Arby. He changed it to Sananda Maitreya.

Thanks to everyone who took the quiz and be sure to take the new quiz here SongFacts

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