How Good is Your 1980s Music Trivia?

How Good is Your 1980s Music Trivia?

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Which two-word song title provided different top-ten hits for both David Bowie and The Jam?
Absolute Beginners
Space Oddity
Rebel Rebel
Let's Dance

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Name the English duo who had the first of two top 40 hits with "Lean On Me (Ah Li Ayo) which reached number 3 in 1985?
Red Box
Black Box
Soul To Soul
The Great Believers

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Which Australian duo had their only number one hit in 1983 with the song "Waiting For a Train"
Flash and the Pan
The Wallabies
Kylie and Jason
Dave Nelson Band

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The Communard's two biggest hits were both seventies disco classics.  One was "Don't Leave Me This Way".  What was the other one?

 

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So Cold The Night
Tell Me Why
Never Can Say Goodbye
YMCA

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What was the name of the track by Dee C Lee track which reached number 3 in 1985 and provided Girls Aloud with their 11th number one hit in 2005?

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Young Guns (Go For It)
Bad Boys
See The Day
Dub Be Good to Me

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The soundtrack to the 1985 James Bond film gave Duran Duran a number one in the United States.  Which pop star played the villainous May Day in the film?
Cher
Whitney Houston
Madonna
Grace Jones

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Which band backed Yazz in the 1988 number 1 hit, "The Only Way Is Up"?
The Wailers
Jackson Five
The Plastic Population
Take That

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From which science fiction series did T'Pau get their name?
Doctor Who
Star Trek
The Hitchhikers Guide t the Galaxy
Star Wars

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Which member of the first Band Aid team in 1984, had the biggest hit the previous year with the track, "Calling Your Name"?
George Michael
Boy George
Phil Collins
Marilyn

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Which American singer's 1987 number 1 hit starts with the spoken line, "Sweetheart, listen.  I know the past few pages haven't been good for the both of us..."?
Michael Jackson
Terence Trent D'Arby
Barry White
Prince

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