80s Music 2

Test your 80's music knowledge...


Who was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Janis Joplin
Etta James
Tina Turner
Aretha Franklin


This song, which deals with race relations, is named the most played song of 1987 by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).

Graceland by Paul Simon
The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2
Fast Car by Tracy Chapman


In 1987, Lenny Kravitz married what actress?

Lisa Bonet
Rae Dawn Chung
Bridget Fonda
Vanessa L. Williams


Which Billy Joel album, which topped the album charts in 1980, contained the songs 'You May Be Right', 'Don't Ask Me Why' and 'Sometimes a Fantasy'.

Glass Houses
52nd Street
The Stranger


Roy Orbison performed a duet of the song Crying with which singer? The song won the 'Best Country Vocal Collaboration' at the 31st annual Grammy Awards?

Melissa Etheridge
Annie Lennox
K.D. Lang
Bonnie Raitt


What was the name of John Lennon's album that was released one month before his death?

Plastic Ono Band
Mind Games
Walls and Bridges
Double Fantasy


According to the Joe Jackson song Sunday Papers, you can learn a lot of things from the Sunday papers. Which one of these is NOT mentioned in the song?

The bishop and the actress
The cop with a fetish
The stains on a mattress
The gay politician


Daryl Hall, Mic Jagger and Dave Stewart collaborated on a song for a movie soundtrack. The song and the movie have the same name. The movie stars Danny DeVito.

Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Ruthless People
The Super


In 1988, a concert was held at Wembley stadium in which 70 performers performed. This concert was held in the honor whose 70th birthday?

Nelson Mandella
Pope John Paul II
Frank Sinatra
Queen Elizabeth II


Which of the following did NOT appear on USA For Africa's song We Are The World?

Hall and Oates
Kenny Loggins
Bob Dylan
Bob Seger


The Def Leppard song Rock of Ages starts with 'Gunter glieben glauchen globen'. What does that mean?

one, two, three, four
Long live rock and roll
Got the power and the glory
Nothing -- It's complete gibberish


Straight Outta Compton is a song from what 80s group or artist?

LL Cool J
Public Enemy


Who sang the duet Leather and Lace?

Cher and Peter Cetera
Don Henley and Stevie Nicks
Bryan Adams and Tina Turner
Eddie Money and Ronnie Spector


George Michael's (solo) debut album hit #1 on the album chart. What's the name of the album?

Listen Without Prejudice Vol 1


What 80s group or artist had a one-hit wonder with the song One Night in Bangkok?

Tom Cochrane
Modern English
Murray Head
Wall of Voodoo

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