Quiz: Are you into hair bands and other '80s classic rock?
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Are you into hair bands and other '80s classic rock?
By: Carolyn Brooks Fleming
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About This Quiz

Share your knowledge about the classic rock songs, videos, and artists that made the '80s great!

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What power ballad by Scorpion is credited with causing a 1985 baby boom in France?
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Which rockabilly band of the '80s featured Brian Setzer, Lee Rocker, and Slim Jim Phantom?
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Which band named themselves based on their financial condition when they were starting out?
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Which three musicians appeared before the US Senate in 1985, testifying against a proposal to put warning labels on records?
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Which '80s girl group included Rick James' backup singers?
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Which band released an album called "10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1" in 1982?
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Chrissy Hynde is the vocalist for which band that had many hits in the '80s?
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Which iconic '80s song now sounds dated because it includes the line, "For the price of a dime I can always turn to you"?
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Who was named "Band of the '80s" by "Rolling Stone" magazine?
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For Kenny Loggins, a potential casualty of changing musical tastes, what "kept bread on the table for most of the '80s"?
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Which rock singer's real name is William Broad?
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Which famous guitarist performed the guitar solo in "Beat It," by Michael Jackson?
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Which 1986 song by the band Europe was ranked number one on VH1's "40 Most Awesomely Bad Metal Songs"?
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On what date did MTV first broadcast?
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In the band Echo and the Bunnymen, who is Echo?
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What was the first mainstream single to feature a scratching solo and the fusion of jazz and hip hop?
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Which band, most famous for 1983's "One Thing Leads to Another," was originally known as The Portraits?
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Which 1984 Bruce Springsteen song about the plight of returning Vietnam veterans was originally titled "Vietnam"?
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The drummer of which band lost his arm in a car accident in 1984?
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What band selected Phil Collins to replace Peter Gabriel when he left in 1975, gearing up for a huge string of '80s hits?
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The guitarist of Guns N' Roses got what well-known nickname because he was always in a hurry?
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Which band is named for a river in Greek mythology that formed the boundary between Earth and the Underworld?
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Who was named "Canadian Artist of the Decade" for the 1980s, by the Canadian Recording Industry Association?
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Which two bands, popular in the '80s, had members named Mick Jones?
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What is the title of Survivor's hit that was used as the theme to "Rocky III"?
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