Jonathan's Music General Knowledge #1

No music general knowledge on here? I oughta fix that.
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Last updated: January 15, 2015
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Which famous band wrote 'Islands In The Stream'?
Bee Gees
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Which British charity reached #1 in the UK with a version of this song in 2009?
Comic Relief
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Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner is better known by which stage name?
Sting
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Strangeways, Here We Come is a 1987 album by which British band?
The Smiths
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Axel F, a number 1 hit in 1985, was from which movie?
Beverly Hills Cop
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What is the name of a big selling Paul Simon album, or the once residence of Elvis Presley?
Graceland
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Which renowned music producer was convicted of second degree murder in 2003?
Phil Spector
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Which country has been the most successful in the Eurovision Song Contest, with seven wins?
Ireland
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By what name are the duo of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle better known?
Roxette
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Gary, Indiana was the home town of which famous musical family?
The Jacksons
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Who was killed in an air crash along with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper in 1959?
Ritchie Valens
12
Which band did Liam Gallagher form upon the demise of Oasis?
Beady Eye
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Who reached #1 in the USA with a disco recording of MacArthur Park?
Donna Summer
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Muddy Waters is most associated with which genre of music?
Blues
15
The Eurythmics were a duo featuring Dave Stewart and which Scottish singer?
Annie Lennox
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In which city was John Lennon shot in 1980?
New York
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Lovefool, #1 Crush and You And Me Song featured in which 1996 movie's soundtrack?
Romeo + Juliet
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Ravi Shankar was best known for his playing of which instrument?
Sitar
19
Teenage Kicks was famously the favourite song of which British radio DJ?
John Peel
20
Which member of the Rolling Stones was found dead in his swimming pool?
Brian Jones
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Jan 15, 2015
I get to be first? Well, let me get all the other comments out of the way: 1. Too American. 2. Great Quiz, I got all of them with seven minutes left. 3. Fun! 4. You should really accept 'The Jones' for Strangeways, I couldn't spell Smiths. 5. What do you mean "Too American"? I am six years old and from Latvia and got them all.