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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/22/21

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Question: What future talk-show host helped pen the theme song for The Facts of Life?


Last Question: After hearing the 1982 Prince song “Little Red Corvette” on the radio, Stevie Nicks was inspired to collaborate with Prince to write and record a song based on the melody of the Prince song. Which 1983 Stevie Nicks song was created by this collaboration with Prince?

Answer: Stand Back


The following is from Wikipedia, but you can hear the story from Stevie Nicks herself below:

Nicks has often told the story of how she wrote “Stand Back”. She wrote it on the day of her marriage to Kim Anderson on January 29, 1983. The newlyweds were driving up to San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara when Prince’s song “Little Red Corvette” came on the radio. Nicks started humming along to the melody, especially inspired by the lush synthesizers on the song, and “Stand Back” was born. The couple stopped and got a tape recorder and Nicks recorded the demo in the honeymoon suite that night. Later, when Nicks went into the studio to record the song, she called Prince and told him the story of how she wrote the song to his melody. Prince came to the studio that night (on 8 February 1983 at Studio 55, Los Angeles) and played synthesizers on it, although his contribution is uncredited on the album. He and Nicks did agree however to split the publishing royalties on the song 50-50. Then, she says, “he just got up and left as if the whole thing happened in a dream.”

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Remember That Song – 4/22/21

Can you name the artist and song:

Stand up in a clear blue morning
Until you see what can be
Alone in a cold day dawning
Are you still free? Can you be?


Last Song: “Got A Hold On Me” by Christine McVie from the album Christine McVie (1984)

Great job Pauline (@Dopey62) and Erwin (@erwin_green)!!!

You’re liftin’ me up
Never let me down
And I smile
Whenever you’re around


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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/21/21

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Question: After hearing the 1982 Prince song “Little Red Corvette” on the radio, Stevie Nicks was inspired to collaborate with Prince to write and record a song based on the melody of the Prince song. Which 1983 Stevie Nicks song was created by this collaboration with Prince?


Last Question: What car company’s pitchman lied in TV commercials but claimed, “You have my word on it.”?

Answer: Isuzu

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Remember That Song – 4/21/21

Can you name the artist and song:

You’re liftin’ me up
Never let me down
And I smile
Whenever you’re around


Last Song: “Roni” by Bobby Brown from Don’t Be Cruel (1989)

Great job Adora (@Adora2000)!!!

If you believe in love and all that it can do for you
Give it a chance, girl
You’ll find romance


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Remember That Song – 4/20/21

Can you name the artist and song:

If you believe in love and all that it can do for you
Give it a chance, girl
You’ll find romance


Last Song: “One Night in Bangkok” by Murray Head from Chess (1985)

Great job Adora (@Adora2000) and Erwin (@erwin_green)!!!

You’re talking to a tourist
Whose every move’s among the purest
I get my kicks above the waistline, sunshine


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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/19/21

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Question: Pete, Ray, Egon and Winston run a unique service known as what?


Last Question: In Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, in what year did NASA launch the last of America’s deep space probes?

A. 1985
B. 1987
C. 2001
D. 1994

Answer: B. 1987

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Remember That Song – 4/19/21

Can you name the artist and song:

You’re talking to a tourist
Whose every move’s among the purest
I get my kicks above the waistline, sunshine


Last Song: “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson from Thriller (1983)

Great job Erwin (@erwin_green) and Craig(@cdennis0130)!!!

For forty days and forty nights
The law was on her side
But who can stand when she’s in demand


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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/16/21

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Question: In Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, in what year did NASA launch the last of America’s deep space probes?

A. 1985
B. 1987
C. 2001
D. 1994


Last Question: In the movie Weird Science, what do Wyatt and Gary wear on their heads when they create Lisa?

Answer: Bras

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Remember That Song – 4/16/21

Can you name the artist and song:

For forty days and forty nights
The law was on her side
But who can stand when she’s in demand


Last Song: “Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)” by Samantha Fox from the album Samantha Fox (1988)

Great job Adora (@Adora2000)!!!

I’ve been told time and time again
That you can’t treat love like a game
But I play rough with hearts that never mend


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