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Name the Singer

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Name the Singer game quiz
"Name the artists who popularized these hit singles from the 1950s through the 1980s."

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1. Who sang "Volare" in 1958?
    Frankie Valli
    Enrico Caruso
    Mario Lanza
    Domenico Modugno

2. What group first recorded "The Great Pretender" in 1955?
    The Platters
    The Drifters
    The Coasters
    The Argyles

3. Who originated the hit song "Great Balls of Fire" in 1957?
    Carl Perkins
    Elvis Presley
    Jerry Lee Lewis
    Ricky Nelson

4. Who popularized the song "Everybody Loves Somebody (Sometime)" in 1964?
    Jerry Lewis
    Dean Martin
    Bing Crosby
    Perry Como

5. What "girl group" first recorded "Soldier Boy" in 1962?
    The Supremes
    The Shangri Las
    The Chantalls
    The Shirelles

6. Which singer recorded the hit "Stand By Me" in 1961?
    Brook Benton
    B.B. King
    Ben E. King
    Marvin Gaye

7. Which female artist covered "Blue Bayou" in 1977?
    Anne Murray
    Linda Ronstadt
    Freda Payne
    Fleetwood Mac

8. Who made famous the popular '70's hit, "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden"?
    Stevie Nicks
    Helen Reddy
    Lynn Anderson
    Petula Clark

9. What '80's act popularized "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" in 1983?
    The Police
    Men At Work

10. In 1985, which group had a number one hit with "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)"?
    Elaine Page and Barbara Dickson
    Phyllis Nelson
    Paul Hardcastle
    Dead or Alive

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Compiled Jun 04 13