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1. For the song "Mary, Did You Know?", one version saw Kenny Rogers pair up with this country singer on his 1996 album "The Gift". By herself, her 1992 singles "She Is His Only Need", "I Saw the Light", "My Strongest Weakness" and "No One Else on Earth" all reached the number one spot on the US Billboard country singles charts that year. Who was she?
2. "Proud Mary" was written by John Fogerty and was released as a single in 1969. What was the name of the band of which he was lead singer, lead guitarist and the main songwriter?
3. Written by Mike Nesmith, the song "Mary, Mary" got its first commercial release by The Butterfield Blues Band in 1966. The band, of which Nesmith was a member, soon followed with their own version. Which band was this?
4. This version of the traditional nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb" was said to have been written by Paul McCartney as a children's rock song. Which band, in which McCartney was a member, had a UK top ten hit with it in 1972?
5. The best known version of the Christmas song "Mary's Boy Child - Oh My Lord" is probably the one sung by a German pop group in 1978, who were also responsible for a big-selling "Rivers of Babylon" cover. Which group was this?
6. On the album "Established 1958", which in fact was released in 1968, you can find "What's Behind The Eyes Of Mary", a song which Hank Marvin had a hand in writing. Hank Marvin was also part of the backing group for this track. Who is credited with the song?
7. Coming from this American band's self-titled debut album, "Mary" reached number 14 in the UK Singles Chart in 2004. The album itself was the best selling album in the UK during that year. What was the title of the album (and hence the band)?
8. "Mary Jane" is a popular name when it comes to song versions. The one we are looking for was a track on the 2002 debut album "Highly Evolved" from an Australian alternative rock band. The band's vocalist Craig Nicholls wrote the song. What was the band?
9. The photo shows the British warship HMS Victory, which was flagship during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 for one of Britain's best known admirals. Which singer, with hits songs like "Poor Little Fool" (1958) and "Travelin' Man" (1961), connects the admiral with the song "Hello Mary Lou" (1961)?
10. Let's finish off with "Mary Jane's Last Dance". Written by Tom Petty, the song appeared on this band's "Greatest Hits" album of 1993 and was a hit single for them. Which band was this?
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