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Released on her album "I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got," which female singer achieved worldwide success with a cover version of Prince's song "Nothing Compares 2 U"?
a. Dolores O'Riordan
c. Kate Bush
d. Sinead O'Connor
Sinead O'Connor - As of 2014, Sinead has released nine solo albums.
Originally recorded by Anita Carter, the song "Ring of Fire" was the biggest hit of which country musician's career?
a. Waylon Jennings
b. Kris Kristofferson
c. Johnny Cash
d. Willie Nelson
Johnny Cash - The song was written by June Carter Cash and Merle Kilgore.
Which rock supergroup composed, performed and produced the soundtrack music for the 1980 film "Flash Gordon"?
a. The Who
Queen - The screenplay for the movie was written by Lorenzo Semple, Jr.
Recorded by many artists including Elvis, the Pet Shop Boys had a number one hit with what song in 1987?
a. Always on My Mind
b. Baby Let's Play House
c. And I Love You So
d. All Shook Up
Always on My Mind - The single topped the charts for four weeks.
On which Led Zeppelin album would you find their best-known track "Stairway to Heaven"?
a. Led Zeppelin I
b. Led Zeppelin III
c. Led Zeppelin II
d. Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin IV - Led Zeppelin IV was released on the 8th of November 1971 on Atlantic Records.
Spending three weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, which couple recorded the song "I Got You Babe" in 1965?
a. Captain and Tennille
b. Sonny and Cher
c. Johnny and June Carter Cash
d. Tina and Ike Turner
Sonny and Cher - The song was written by Sonny.
Phil Collins joined which group in 1970 as the drummer and then later, with the departure of Peter Gabriel, as their vocalist?
a. Jethro Tull
b. Gentle Giant
d. King Crimson
Genesis - Released in 1976, the band's first album with Collins as lead vocalist is 'A Trick of the Tail'.
Which Starsky and Hutch actor topped the charts with the song "Don't Give Up on Us" in 1976?
a. Bernie Hamilton
b. Paul Michael Glaser
c. Antonio Fargas
d. David Soul
David Soul - The song has sold over one million copies in the United Kingdom.
Formed in 1978, Chrissie Hynde is the front woman for which English-American rock band?
b. The Pretenders
c. The B-52's
The Pretenders - Released in 1979, the band's first single was a cover of the Kinks song 'Stop Your Sobbing'.
Released as a single in September of 1968, which country superstar recorded the song "Stand by Your Man"?
a. Dolly Parton
b. Emmylou Harris
c. Tammy Wynette
d. Patsy Cline
Tammy Wynette - Tammy died of a blood clot in her lung at the young age of 55.
As of 2014, which rap star has the most number one hits?
b. Lil Wayne
d. Dr. Dre
Drake - Drake recently surpassed Diddy with his 11th No. 1 on Billboard's Rap Songs Chart.
With which song did Lionel Richie win an Academy Award for "Best Original Song"?
a. Say You Say Me
d. Penny Lover
Say You Say Me - The song also won a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.
Released in 1985, which song was the first James Bond theme song to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100?
a. Nobody Does It Better
b. For Your Eyes Only
c. A View to a Kill
d. Die Another Day
A View to a Kill - A View to a Kill was the last bond movie to star Roger Moore.
Winning a Grammy Award in 1987 for "Song of the Year," who recorded "That's What Friends Are For"?
a. Linda Ronstadt
b. Kim Carnes
c. Whitney Houston
d. Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwick - The track also featured Gladys Knight, Elton John and Stevie Wonder.
A member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, what is songwriter and producer Desmond Child's real name?
a. John Charles Barrett
b. Howard Bailey
c. Vincent Damon Furnier
d. Eugene Dixon
John Charles Barrett - Desmond Child has written many hit songs for numerous bands and artists.
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