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  • Which singer married Sean Penn in 1985?
    Cyndi Lauper
    Madonna
    Whitney Houston
    Cher
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  • Which 80s hit had a world-famous video that featured a live-action pencil sketch scene
    Girls Just Want to Have Fun (Cyndi Lauper)
    Take on Me (Ah-Ha)
    Total Eclipse of the Heart (Bonnie Tyler)
    Karma Chameleon (Culture Club)
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  • Which hip hop act recorded It’s Like That and a cover of Aerosmith’s Walk This Way?
    The Fat Boys
    The Furious Five
    Outkast
    Run DMC
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  • Which Michael Jackson single tells the story of a woman falsely claiming that the protagonist had fathered her child?
    Billie Jean
    Smooth Criminal
    Girlfriend
    Beat It
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  • Under what name did band members T-Boz, Left Eye and Chilli have hits with Creep and Waterfalls?
    TLC
    Xscape
    SWV
    En Vogue
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  • Where was the Fresh Prince “born and raised”?
    Harlem
    West Philidelphia
    Compton
    Bel Air
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  • Which American punk band had their breakthrough with the album Dookie in 1994?
    The Offspring
    Blink-182
    Rancid
    Green Day
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  • In Don McLean’s American Pie, “the day the music died” refers to the plane crash that killed Richie Valens, The Big Bopper and which other pioneer of rock and roll?
    Otis Redding
    Buddy Holly
    Jimi Hendrix
    Sam Cooke
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  • What took place on Max Yasgur’s farm in Sullivan County, New York from 15th to 18th August 1969?
    The recording of Bob Dylan's first album
    Woodstock
    John Lennon and Yoko Ono's wedding
    The Monkey's first concert in the U.S.
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  • Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood are longstanding members of which legendary band?
    Led Zeppelin
    The Rolling Stones
    Pink Floyd
    The Who
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  • Name one of the three platinum-selling rock guitarists who started out playing together in the Yardbirds in the mid-1960s?
    Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton
    Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Jimmy Page
    Keith Richards, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix,
    Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards
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  • Which hard rock band formed in Sydney, Australia was started by the brothers Angus and Malcolm Young?
    Metallica
    Black Sabbath
    Rush
    AC/DC
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  • Which city on the West coast of the US is the home of Sub Pop records and the birthplace of Grunge music?
    San Francisco
    Portland
    Los Angeles
    Seattle
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  • Released in 1982 what song includes the lyrics ‘As sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti’ and ‘I seek to cure what’s deep inside, frightened of this thing that I’ve become’?
    Eye of Tiger (Survivor)
    Africa (Toto)
    Abracadabra (Steve Miller Band)
    Shock the Monkey (Peter Gabriel)
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  • Released in 1995 which song includes the lines ‘Act like you know, Rico’,’I know what Bo don’t know’, ‘Touch them up and go, uh-oh!’ ‘Ch-ch-chang chang’?
    Here Comes the Hotstepper (Ini Kamoze)
    This Is How We Do It (Montell Jordan)
    Cotton Eye Joe (Rednex)
    Candy Rain (Soul for Real)
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  • Released in 1956, name the song recorded by Elvis Presley with the lines, ‘You can knock me down, step in my face’, ‘Slander my name all over the place’, ‘And do anything that you want to do’.
    Heartbreak Hotel
    Don't Be Cruel
    Blue Suede Shoes
    Hound Dog
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  • Released in 1977, name the song with the lyrics ‘Buddy, you’re a boy, make a big noise’, ‘Playing in the street, gonna be a big man some day’.
    Got to Give it up (Marvin Gaye)
    Feels like the first time (Foreigner)
    Tonight's the Night (Rod Stewart)
    We Will Rock You (Queen)
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  • Which artist released the album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars in 1972?
    David Bowie
    George Harrison
    Lou Reed
    Elvis Costello
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  • What was the name of the Queen album featuring Bohemian Rhapsody and Love of My Life?
    A Night at the Opera
    News of the World
    Sheer Heart Attack
    The Game
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  • Often referred to as CCR, who had a 1970 hit with Have you ever seen the rain?
    Cool Crash Revolution
    Coffee and Cream Restitution
    Camp Clashing Riders
    Creedence Clearwater Revival
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  • Which legend was found dead on the 16th of August in 1977?
    Buddy Holly
    Janis Joplin
    Jimi Hendrix
    Elvis Presley
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  • Which singer in the 1970s topped the US charts with the single Killing Me Softly With His Song?
    Gladys Knight
    Roberta Flack
    Dionne Warwick
    Minnie Ripperton
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  • The theme from the 1971 movie Shaft was a hit for Isaac ______.
    Hampton
    Harper
    Hayes
    Hilton
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  • Who released Rivers of Babylon, Ra Ra Rasputin and Mary’s Boy Child?
    Village People
    Boney M
    Milli Vanilli
    Abba
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  • Which 90s hip hop collective took their name from a 1978 Kung Fu film? Several of the rappers also took their individual stage names from films of the same period and genre.
    Wu-Tang Clan
    Company Flow
    The Pharcyde
    Fu-Schnickens
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  • Which hugely influential British band of the late 70s and early 80s, were named after Nazi prostitution rings?
    New Order
    Joy Division
    Depeche Mode
    Ultravox
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  • What is the the all-time bestselling movie soundtrack?
    The Bodyguard
    My love is your love
    Waiting to Exhale
    I have nothing
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  • Who won the 2001 Grammy Award for Best New Artist?
    Sam Smith
    Alessia Cara
    Amy Winehouse
    Meghan Trainor
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  • Who recorded “Groove is in the Heart“?
    Q-Tip
    The B-52’s
    Deee-Lite
    Technotronic
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  • Who wrote the composition, "Rhapsody in Blue"?
    Claude Debussy
    George Gershwin
    Cole Porter
    Leonard Bernstein
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  • Which lead singer was born Farrokh Bulsara?
    Freddie Mercury
    Rami Malek
    Jim Hutton
    Brian May
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  • Who was the first person to appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine?
    Richard Gere
    Tom Petty
    John Lennon
    Peter Bowes
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  • Bjork was lead singer of what Icelandic band before pursuing a solo career?
    The Elgar sisters
    Cocteau Twins
    Kukl
    The Sugarcubes
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  • Which singer who released the album, Here, My Dear?
    Bruno Mars
    Marvin Gaye
    Elvis Costello
    Elton John
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  • Which song by the Rolling Stones was a tribute to David Bowie's ex-wife?
    Satisfaction
    Angie
    Heart of Stone
    Wild Horses
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  • Which singer's real name was Ellas Otha Bates?
    Bo Diddley
    Muddy Waters
    Little Richard
    Chuck Berry
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  • In which borough of New York was hip hop created?
    Brooklyn
    Queens
    The Bronx
    Manhattan
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  • What is Snoop Dogg's real name?
    Calvin Broadus
    O'Shea Jackson
    Tracy Marrow
    William Griffin Jr.
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  • Chuck D and Flavor Flav are members of which hip hop group?
    The Fearless Four
    Wu-Tang Clan
    Public Enemy
    De La Soul
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