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1. Name the all-girl group
that released “Da Doo Ron Ron
(When He Walked Me Home).”
2. Which New Wave quartet
wrote and released” Can’t Put a
Price on Love” in 1980?
3. Name the group that sang
“ Hollywood Swinging” and
“Higher Plane.” What was the
year?
4. “Blue Boy,” “Hole in My
Heart” and “ My First Night
Without You” never broke into
the top 50 on the U.S. charts.
Which famous performer released them?
5. Which group released “Do
You Believe In Magic” and “You
Didn’t Have to Be So Nice” and
when?
6. What was the bestselling
song of 1990, based on worldwide airplay? (Think: shaved
head.)

Answers
1. The Crystals, in 1963. The
song went to No. 3.
2. The Knack, on their second album, entitled “But the
Little Girls Understand.” The
group’s co-songwriter, Doug
Fieger, died in 2010.
3. Kool and the Gang, in
1974. Both songs hit No. 1 on
the U.S. R&B charts,
4. Cyndi Lauper, in 1987,
1988 and 1989 respectively.
5. The Lovin’ Spoonful, in
1965. Both songs, written by
John Sebastian, made it to the
Top Ten. The group’s first No. 1
hit came the following year with
“Summer in the City.”
6. “Nothing Compares 2 U”
by Sinead O’Connor. It was No.
1 in at least 15 countries.

©2011 King Features Synd.


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