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80s Music Quiz 1

Test your 80's music knowledge...




1

Who had a one-hit wonder with the song Fantasy?

Loverboy
Aldo Nova
After The Fire
Information Society

2

Who's real name is William Broad?

W. Axl Rose
Boy George
Billy Idol
Gary Numan

3

What band/artist recorded these songs: (You Can Still) Rock In America, When You Close Your Eyes, Sentimental Street, Don't Tell Me You Love Me and Restless Kind?

Joan Jett
Night Ranger
Quiet Riot
Cheap Trick

4

Louis Prima and David Lee Roth both had a hit with the same song. Dave did it in the 80s, Louis did it long before that! Which song was it?

Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody
(Oh) Pretty Woman
Dancing in the Street
Jump, Jive, An' Wail

5

Of the following choices, which one was a real band name in the 80s?

Q
G
O
M

6

Bruce Springsteen has had hits in the 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s. Which of the following was from the 80s?

Mary's Place
Better Days
Glory Days
Thunder Road

7

Eliminator was a huge hit album for what band in the 80s?

ZZ Top
U2
Genesis
Foreigner

8

The bands General Public and Fine Young Cannibals were formed by former members of which band?

Falco
The English Beat
Soft Cell
Ultravox

9

Who was NOT a Traveling Wilbury?

George Harrison
Tom Petty
Bob Dylan
Jackson Browne

10

This artist, whose real name is Declan McManus, worked as a computer operator until his music career took off.

Young MC
Weird Al Yankovic
Elvis Costello
Steve Winwood

11

Which former member of The Supremes teamed up with Lionel Richie on Endless Love?

Mary Wilson
Diana Ross
Donna Summer
Gloria Gaynor

12

The Jane Fonda movie Barbarella inspired the name for which 80s band?

Dexy's Midnight Runners
UB40
Duran Duran
Level 42

13

The Douglas Adam's book The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy inspired the name for which 80s band?

Dexy's Midnight Runners
UB40
Duran Duran
Level 42

14

Who had a hit with the song Fame and starred in the film, too?

Irene Cara
Jody Watley
Linda Ronstadt
Sheena Easton

15

Which album, which is by far one of the most popular albums of the entire decade of the 80s, was a tribute album to the band's former lead singer who died in February, 1980? The album spent 131 weeks on the US charts and continues to sell well today.

Appetite For Destruction, Guns 'N Roses
Back In Black, AC/DC
Brother in Arms, Dire Straits
Hysteria, Def Leppard





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