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19 Music 574 questions.
From classical to contemporary
Pub quiz question 1257 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: On 3 October 1987, MARRS had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
  2. Answer: A: "Pump Up the Volume"
  3. Notes: *: Despite its success, no follow-up was ever released. MARRS was a one-off project between two groups - A R Kane and Colourbox.
  4. Categories: Music (3) Entertainment (3) One Hit Wonders (3) 1980s (3)
Pub quiz question 4765 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What name is attached to a small orchestra of around 40 players?
  2. Answer: A: Chamber orchestra
  3. Categories: Art (5) Music (5) Language (5)
Pub quiz question 5213 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: 'Fresh Horses' was a 1995 album release by which US country music star?
  2. Answer: A: Garth Brooks
  3. Categories: Entertainment (5) Music (5) 1990s (5)
Pub quiz question 504 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: In what year did Wham! split up?
  2. Answer: A: 1986
  3. Categories: Music (4) 1980s (4)
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Pub quiz question 3717 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which Boys recorded 'Barbara Ann' in the 60s?
  2. Answer: A: The Beach Boys
  3. Categories: Music (4) Entertainment (4)
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Pub quiz question 469 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which UK number 1 song featured as the sountrack in the 1986 film Top Gun?
  2. Answer: A: "Take my Breath Away"
  3. Notes: *: By Berlin
  4. Categories: 1980s (3) Music (3) Entertainment (3) Film/Movies (3)
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Pub quiz question 5366 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: In 1995, which band broke Michael Jackson's record for first-week sales of a double album in America?
  2. Answer: A: The Beatles
  3. Notes: *: The Beatles Anthology Volume 1 - sold 855,473 copies in the U.S. from 21 November to 28 November 1995. HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I sold about 391,000 in it's first week June 16, 1995
  4. Categories: Entertainment (5) Music (5) 1990s (5)
Pub quiz question 1009 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What is Eminem's real name?
  2. Answer: A: Marshall Mathers
  3. Categories: Pseudonyms (3) Music (2)
Pub quiz question 7389 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Changes; My Generation; You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet; Psycho Killer; I Feel For You?
  2. Answer: A: Songs featuring stuttering
  3. Notes: *: David Bowie; the Who; BTO; Talking Heads; Chaka Khan
  4. Categories: Music (5) Language (5) Connections (6) Entertainment (5)
Pub quiz question 5427 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: In the music industry, how is James Jewel Osterberg better known?
  2. Answer: A: Iggy Pop
  3. Categories: Entertainment (5) Music (5)