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1. Hi everyone! I'm Laura Branigan. You probably know me best for my big hit, "Gloria". I had other hits such as "The Lucky One" and "Self Control". I always loved music and was fortunate enough to become popular all over the world. I'm proud to say I earned rave reviews in a New York City musical for portraying a female singer. What was the name of this show (the singer, the subject of the show, follows in parentheses)?
2. Hello group. I'll keep it short. I had a big hit with "Super Freak" in 1981. Here is my question for you. In the song "Super Freak" which of the following could NOT be said about this very kinky girl that I'm singing about?
3. Hi people! I was always grateful to my fans who gathered to hear me sing years after I had a string of hits in the early 1960s. People would ask me tongue-in-cheek questions like "What's A Matter Baby" and "Are you 'Hurt'"? Ha-ha. They were titles of my hit songs. Can you guess who I am?
4. Hi Y'all! I'm the representative country star here. I started out as a member of The Davis Sisters. We had a hit in 1953 with "I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know". Once on my own, I had a series of successes in the early 1960s including "The End of the World" and "I Can't Stay Mad at You". I already gave away my last name as a recording artist. But, what first name did I go by?
5. Hey ho, let's go! It's me, Johnny Ramone. I'm proud to have been the founder of The Ramones. Our legendary group was decimated by health problems. My struggle with prostate cancer came to an end on September 15, 2004. But, two other members of The Ramones went before me. Which of the following combinations tells of The Ramones who passed before I did?
6. Surf's up! Jan Berry chiming in here. I was one half of what eventually became the famous surf-duo, Jan and Dean. I came close to being in Rock 'n' Roll Heaven in 1966 due to a serious auto accident. My trivia question regards "Surf City", a big hit for Dean and me. The song was being composed by a member of The Beach Boys when he felt he needed help in completing it. So, he called on me. We are now both credited for writing the song and my Beach Boy buddy sang along on the track. Which Beach Boy am I talking about?
7. Good Day, all. I'm Carl Anderson. In my life I released a number of albums and succeeded along with Gloria Loring to have a number 15 U.S. hit entitled "Friends and Lovers". I made my way around recording, film, TV, and especially, the stage. People remember me most from a musical production. Do you know what it is?
8. Whazzup Dawgs? I'm Darrell Abbott and I'm here way too early. I was a member of Pantera and eventually became a member of Damageplan. It has been said that I was one of the most influential stylists in modern metal. Do you know what my nickname, or middle name, is that I adopted?
9. Hi people. I was born in 1913, so I'm an old-timer. Quizzyland people are undoubtedly asking "Can we make this tough question easy"? So, I'll try. I sang lead with the Kay Kyser orchestra in the Big Band era and had hits with "Three Little Fishies", "Jingle Jangle Jingle", and" Who Wouldn't Love You"? My name is Harry Babbitt and in addition to my other credits, I provided the famous laugh for an animated bird. There you are. Who is that bird?
10. Hello group. It's me, Ray Charles. Here I sit with an old copy of "Modern Sounds in Country Music" and a mint 45 rpm copy of "What'd I Say" with part one on one side and part two on the other. These are just two of many, many souvenirs. The movie of my life was released very close to the time of my passing. I have to commend the actor who portrayed me so well in the film entitled "Ray". Some viewers said that they forgot from time to time that they were not actually watching me. Do you know the name of this incredible actor?
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