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QUESTIONS

(*¹ - denotes that there is a note at the foot of the page with extra information)
  1. None
  2. "Super Trouper"
  3. Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders)
  4. Miles Davis
  5. Engelbert Humperdinck
  6. 1940's
  7. "Angie Baby"
  8. Abba
  9. Wizzard
  10. "Shout"
  11. 50's:"Rock Around The Clock"
    60's:"She Loves You"
    70's:"Mull Of Kintyre/Girlschool"
    80's:"Do They Know It's Christmas?"
    90's:"Something About The Way You Look Tonight/Candle In The Wind 1997"
  12. Slade
  13. I Want You Back (in 1998)
  14. Will Young - "Anything Is possible/Evergreen"
  15. 10 (yes 10!)
  16. 9
  17. Louis Armstrong ("What A Wonderful World" in 1968 - he was 66 *¹)
  18. Deep Purple
  19. The Fine Young Cannibals *²
  20. "The Lost Chord"
  21. Lionel Richie
  22. "Tommy"
  23. Blue Mink
  24. Elaine Paige
  25. Earth Wind & Fire
  26. Mike, Matt & Peter
  27. All The Heroes
  28. "Lies"
  29. Don McLean
  30. Roxette
  31. Boomtown Rats - "I Don't Like Mondays"
  32. Blondie (6)
  33. Black Eyed Peas
  34. They had hits called (respectively) "Faster","Higher" & "Stronger"; the motto of The Olympic Commitee
  35. Jethro Tull
  36. "Forever And Ever" - Demis Roussos & Slik
  37. Kylie Minogue
  38. Kevin Keegan
  39. Electric Light Orchestra
  40. Forever Delayed
  41. Fontella Bass
  42. The Beatles
  43. "I Can't Stand The Rain"
  44. Recording of Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
  45. Tina Charles
  46. number 2
  47. Pepsi & Shirley
  48. Singing Nun
  49. Nirvana
  50. "Me Julie"
  51. Clare Grogan (Altered Images), Chris Barrie (voicing on Spitting Image's "The Chicken Song" - 1986), Danny John-Jules (The Cat - "Tongue Tied" number 17 in 1993)
  52. Watching The Detectives
  53. Holland
  54. Stuart Adamson
  55. Two
  56. ZTT (Zang Tuum Tumb)
  57. Anastacia
  58. Keane
  59. Carlos
  60. Barry Manilow
  61. The Damned
  62. 'It's My Life'
  63. Pearl Jam
  64. 5, 6, 7, 8 - it reached number 14.
  65. 'Blue Monday' - New Order
  66. Ultravox
  67. They were not instrumentals
  68. Bob Seger
  69. Marmalade
  70. Victoria Beckham

LYRICS

  1. "Run To You" - Bryan Adams
  2. "Song For Whoever" - Beautiful South
  3. "Zombie" - Cranberries
  4. "Road To Nowhere" - Talking Heads
  5. "Dead In The Water" - David Gray
  6. "Down Under" - Men At Work
  7. "Hey Little Girl" - Icehouse
  8. "The Days Of Pearly Spencer" - Marc Almond
  9. "Scar Tissue" - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  10. "Dance(With U)" - Lemar
  11. "Rock 'n' Roll Dreams Come Through" - Meat Loaf
  12. "Rhiannon" - Fleetwood Mac
  13. "74-75" - The Connells
  14. "Couldn't Get It Right" - Climax Blues Band
  15. "Stainsby Girls" - Chris Rea
  16. "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" - Crash Test Dummies
  17. "Creep" - Radiohead
  18. "So Far Away" - Dire Straits
  19. "Johnny And Mary" - Robert Palmer
  20. "If I Was" - Midge Ure
  21. "It's My Life" - Talk Talk
  22. "Bette Davis Eyes" - Kim Carnes
  23. "Lucky You" - Lightning Seeds
  24. "Second Summer Of Love" - Danny Wilson
  25. "Steam" - Peter Gabriel
  26. "Eloise" - Barry Rian
  27. "Ant Music" - Adam & The Ants
  28. "Brothers In Arms" - Dire Straits
  29. "Spirits Having Flown" - Bee Gees
  30. "The Race" - Yello
  31. "Whole Lotta Rosie" - AC/DC
  32. "Stairway To Heaven" - Led Zepplin/Rolf Harris
  33. "Karma Chameleon" - Culture Club
  34. "Good Morning Britain" - Aztec Camera with Mick Jones
  35. "Enjoy The Silence" - Depeche Mode
  36. "Hanging On The Telephone" - Blondie
  37. "Love Is A Battlefield" - Pat Benatar
  38. "Gangsters" - The Specials
  39. "Our House" - Madness
  40. "Follow You Follow Me" - Genesis
  41. "Nights In White Satin" - Moody Blues
  42. "Freebird" - Lynyrd Skynyrd
  43. "Sweet Dreams My L.A. Ex" - Rachel Stevens
  44. "Marlene On The Wall" - Suzanne Vega
  45. "I'd Rather Jack" - Reynolds Girls
  46. "Oh Diane" - Fleetwood Mac
  47. "Ullo John, Gotta New Motor" - Alexei Sayle
  48. "Sowing The Seeds Of Love" - Tears For Fears
  49. "One Night In Bangkok" - Murray Head
  50. "You're sixteen" - Ringo Starr
  51. "The Streak" - Ray Stevens
  52. "Tattva" - Kula Shaker
  53. "Nancy Boy" - Placebo
  54. "Arnold Layne" - Pink Floyd
  55. "This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us" - Sparks
  56. "Town Called Malice" - The Jam
  57. "One In 10" - UB40
  58. "Crocodile Shoes" - Jimmy Nail
  59. "Maneater" - Daryl Hall & John Oates
  60. "Badge" - Cream
  61. "FM (No Static At All)" - Steely Dan
  62. "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - Simon & Garfunkel
  63. "Manic Monday" - Bangles
  64. "Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)" - Spiller
  65. "Voulez Vous" - Abba
  66. "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" - Cyndi Lauper
  67. "Cloudbusting" - Kate Bush
  68. "The Last Time" - Rolling Stones
  69. "One Of Us" - Joan Osbourne
  70. "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" - Elton John
  71. "99 Red Balloons" - Nena
  72. "Hippy Chick" - Soho
  73. "Lean On Me" - Red Box
  74. "Listen To Your Father" - Feargal Sharkey
  75. "She Bangs" - Ricky Martin
  76. "Invisible Sun" - Police
  77. "Things That Make You Go Hmmm" - C & C Music Factory
  78. "Mandy" - Barry Manilow
  79. "Justified And Ancient" - KLF featuring Tammy Wynette
  80. "The Drugs Don't Work" - The Verve
  81. "Boys Of Summer" - Don Henley
  82. "Year Of The Cat" - Al Stewart
  83. "Umbrella" - Rhianna
  84. "Mercy" - Duffy
  85. "Drowning In Berlin" - The Mobiles
  86. "Steal My Sunshine" - Len

NAMES

  1. A1
  2. Elkie Brooks
  3. Betty Boo
  4. Go West
  5. Ace Of Base
  6. Mr. Bloe
  7. Boney M
  8. The Darkness
  9. Toni Basil
  10. Bay City Rollers
  11. Adam Faith
  12. Eminem
  13. Cher
  14. Russ Abbott
  15. David Essex
  16. Adamski
  17. Grace Jones
  18. David Sylvian
  19. Afroman
  20. Dana
  21. Johnny Logan
  22. Shola Ama
  23. Aneka
  24. Notorious B.I.G
  25. Marc Bolan
  26. The Real Thing
  27. Abs
  28. Enya
  29. Green Gartside (Scritti Politti)
  30. Billy Ocean
  31. Nelly
  32. The Walker Brothers

ANAGRAMS

  1. Chris Rea
  2. Kate Bush
  3. Madness
  4. Michael Jackson
  5. Aretha Franklin
  6. Dire Straits
  7. Bryan Adams
  8. The Specials
  9. Lindisfarne
  10. Robert Palmer
  11. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
  12. Billy Joel
  13. Barbara Dickson
  14. Gary Numan
  15. Jackie Wilson
  16. Elvis Costello
  17. Frankie Goes To Holywood
  18. Joan Armatrading
  19. Dead Or Alive
  20. Peter Gabriel
  21. Village people
  22. Deep Purple
  23. Marvin Gaye
  24. Jason Donovan
  25. Toploader
  26. Five Star
  27. Beverley Knight
  28. Junior Senior
  29. White Stripes
  30. Alvin Stardust
  31. Supertramp
  32. Detroit Spinners
  33. Erasure
  34. Inspiral Carpets
  35. Manic Street Preachers
  36. Smokey Robinson And The Miracles
  37. Britney Spears
  38. Rachel Stevens
  39. Alicia Keys
  40. Stock Aitken Waterman
  41. Pussycat Dolls
  42. Bronski Beat
  43. Bonnie Tyler
  44. Herbie Hancock
  45. Shakespears Sister
  46. Aerosmith
  47. Eurythmics
  48. Foo Fighters
  49. Massive Attack
  50. Sugababes
  51. Emma Bunton

BRACKETS

  1. (Having Flown)
  2. (Do)
  3. (And They Promised Us The World)
  4. (Dance With The)
  5. (Naturally)
  6. (It's Just A Story)
  7. (In The Name Of Love)
  8. (Clock Of The Heart)
  9. (in Me)
  10. (Do You Know Where You're Going To?)
  11. (No More Love On The Run)
  12. (To Be Loved By You)
  13. (It's Like A)
  14. (I Want To Be)
  15. (Hear My Voice)
  16. (What I Meant To Say)
  17. (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
  18. (I Like It)
  19. (Heart And Soul)
  20. (The Recognised Anthem Of World Contact Day)

MORE BRACKETS

  1. Close
  2. New Beginning
  3. Make Me Smile
  4. On The Inside
  5. Blue
  6. This Old Heart Of Mine
  7. Oh Boy
  8. Love Moves
  9. I Can't Go For That
  10. Leave
  11. Hubble Bubble
  12. Chant Number 1
  13. Anyone Of Us
  14. Opportunities
  15. Against All Odds
  16. 007
  17. Jackie Wilson Said
  18. Combine Harvester
  19. Angel Fingers
  20. Oh Patty

VIDEOS

  1. Queen - "I Want To Break Free"
  2. Duran Duran - "Rio"
  3. Blur - "Coffee And TV"
  4. New Order - "True Faith
  5. Red Hot Chilli Peppers - "Can't Stop"
  6. Pink Floyd - "Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)
  7. REM - Shiny Happy People
  8. A-ha - "Take On Me"
  9. Sinead O'connor - "Nothing Compares 2U"
  10. Eminem - "Without Me"
  11. Frankie Goes To Hollywood - "Two Tribes
  12. Outkast - "Ms Jackson"
  13. Mickael Jackson - "Thriller"
  14. Madonna - "Vogue"
  15. Peter Gabriel - "Sledgehammer"

NOTES

Answers to lyrics: The artist listed is either the original hitmaker or most well-known hitmaker.
1 - Louis Armstrong was still alive when he reached number 1. Therefore Elvis does not count, nor Perez Prado etc.
2 - Milli Vanilli returned their Grammys, not Brits

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