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80s and 90s pop quiz - answer one, ask one...

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LordProfFekkoThePenguinPhD Sat 28-Sep-19 15:47:36

City of origin of the band ‘they might be giants’... and go...

DrFoxtrot Sat 28-Sep-19 16:34:04

New York grin

DrFoxtrot Sat 28-Sep-19 16:34:56

Posted too soon blush

What was the best selling UK single in the 1980's?

whatthehek Sat 28-Sep-19 16:44:15

Has to be Do They Know It's Christmas by Band Aid.

Which group was Professor Brian Cox in during 90s?

Soontobe60 Sat 28-Sep-19 16:46:57


Which district of Manchester do the Gallagher brothers come from?

homemadecommunistrussia Sat 28-Sep-19 18:11:53


Which early nineties band did Gorillas drummer Cass used to play in?

Soontobe60 Sat 28-Sep-19 23:52:51

Sensless Things

Which concert hall that closed in 1996 was built on the site of the Peterloo Massacre?

BenWillbondsPants Sun 29-Sep-19 06:00:34

Free Trade Hall

Which band had a hit in 1986 with song called Imagination?

KatherineJaneway Sun 29-Sep-19 06:26:40

Belouis Some

What song do these lyrics come from? "Like a break in the clouds and the first ray of sun, I can feel it inside something new has begun"

Bluesheep8 Sun 29-Sep-19 06:55:45

For the very first time - Robin Beck. Name the band from Cumbria whose lead singer was Elizabeth Fraser....

custardbear Sun 29-Sep-19 07:02:08

Cocteau twins

... that Robin Beck song was the coke theme wasn't it?!

My question .... who was in a band in the 1980's /90's but now has a more Godly type job and often on the radio/telly in this role - name and former band please 😊

keiratwiceknightly Sun 29-Sep-19 07:08:38

Rev Richard Coles - the communards.

Which girls band were both Belinda Carlisle and Jane Whedlan in?

BenWillbondsPants Sun 29-Sep-19 07:09:52

Rev Richard Coles from The Communards (follow him on Twitter, very witty chap).

Who was/is Stuart Goddard better known as?

BenWillbondsPants Sun 29-Sep-19 07:11:06

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The GoGos

How many red balloons did Nena sing about (too easy, I know). 😂

Cat0115 Sun 29-Sep-19 07:12:15

Adam Ant.
Which band sang a song that had 'Covered wagon, medicine show...' as a line.

TheOnlyLivingBoyInNewCross Sun 29-Sep-19 07:13:57

Belinda Carlisle and Jane Wiedlin were in The Go-Go's.

What single kept A-Ha's Take On Me off the No. 1 spot (not that I'm still bitter all these years later...)

Bluesheep8 Sun 29-Sep-19 07:16:58

...big audio dynamite. Which 80s female singer did the lead singer, Dan Donovan marry?

custardbear Sun 29-Sep-19 07:27:10

Two answers as one missed above

Patsy Kensit

Which duo, one very well known, had a catchy song about paranoia?

BenWillbondsPants Sun 29-Sep-19 07:30:02

Michael Jackson and Rockwell.

Which school teacher joined the Police?

TheStoreRoom Sun 29-Sep-19 07:33:02


Which indie band had a song caller Inbeteeener?

TheStoreRoom Sun 29-Sep-19 07:33:41


KatherineJaneway Sun 29-Sep-19 07:34:13


What song do these lyrics belong to: Take your passion, and make it happen

TinDogTavern Sun 29-Sep-19 07:35:33

Flashdance (what a feeling) by Irene Cara.

Who wrote the Bangles' Manic Monday?

Bluesheep8 Sun 29-Sep-19 07:36:32

Inbetweener was Sleeper. Which punk/goth band released a cover of a classic Paul Ryan song?

KatherineJaneway Sun 29-Sep-19 07:36:45


Who sang License To Kill

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