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U S Hits From Australian Artists

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U S  Hits From Australian Artists game quiz
"Australian songs and artists over the past fifty years that have made the charts in the US."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Which animal was named in the TITLE of a 1963 US Number Three hit by Australian singer Rolf Harris?
    Koala
    Wallaby
    Kangaroo
    Platypus


2. Which Australian folk group formed in the early sixties and charted hit such as "A World of our Own" and "Georgy Girl"?
    The New Christy Minstrels
    The Seekers
    The Serendipity Singers
    The Journeymen


3. Which Country singer who was raised in Australia hit the US Country charts with "But For The Grace Of God" in 2001?
    Toby Keith
    Phil Vassar
    Aaron Tippin
    Keith Urban


4. Olivia Newton-John spent ten weeks at the top of the charts, the longest for any Australian artist. Which song performed by Olivia Newton-John achieved that feat?
    Magic
    Physical
    Have You Never Been Mellow
    I Honestly Love You


5. In December, 1972, Australian singer Helen Reddy had her first Number One on the US charts. Which song was the first of her three US Number One hits?
    I Am Woman
    Angie Baby
    Delta Dawn
    Ain't No Way to Treat A Lady


6. "The Loco-Motion" introduced Australian singer Kylie Minogue to US audiences when her version of the song reached Number Three in 1988. It was the first of only two US Top Ten hits for Kylie. Which was her second US Top Ten hit in 2001?
    Love at First Sight
    Especially for You
    Can't Get You out of My Head
    I Should Be So Lucky


7. Who was the original singer for the Australian band AC/DC when they formed in 1973?
    Bon Scott
    Dennis Laughlin
    Colin Burgess
    Dave Evans


8. The Australian group, Men at Work, was the first Australian group to have a single release and an album hit the Number One spot in the US on their respective charts at the same time. They reached Number One on the US Billboard charts with "Who Can It Be Now?" in 1982. Which Men at Work album was Number One on the US Album charts at the same time?
    Cargo
    Brazil
    Two Hearts
    Business as Usual


9. "Lean It All on Me" was a US Number 13 Country hit for which singer from Melbourne, Australia, who placed over a dozen songs on the US Country charts between 1968 and 1981?
    Gina Jeffreys
    Jane Comerford
    Anne Kirkpatrick
    Diana Trask


10. Each of these Australian singers has placed a song on the US charts. Which one has NOT been a regular on a Soap Opera?
    Rick Springfield
    Judith Durham
    Kylie Minogue
    Natalie Imbruglia


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Compiled Jun 28 12