Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #515 - 1/5/11

1961: 50-Year Birthdays


1. Born Vincent Wharton on February 8, 1961, he'd later use his middle name as his last name as lead singer of Motley Crue: Vince Neil
2. This guitarist played with Duran Duran and the Power Station, and he was born on February 16, 1961.
: Andy Taylor
3. No fooling, this Scottish singer who became popular as a result of Britain's Got Talent was born on April 1, 1961.
: Susan Boyle
4. Keren Woodward was born on April 2, 1961, and Sarah Dallin was born on December 17, 1961. What group did they sing with?
: Bananarama
5. She was born Eithne Patricia Ní Bhraonáin in County Donegal, Ireland, on May 16, 1961, and became one of the most successful New Age singers. By what name do we know her?
: Enya
6. Born on May 26, 1961, this rock singer/guitarist recorded such songs as "Come To My Window" and "I'm The Only One," and also survived breast cancer.
: Melissa Etheridge
7. Famous for his clothes and makeup, his drug problems, and his great voice on "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me" and other songs, he was born on June 14, 1961.
: Boy George
8. This high-voiced singer wasn't a "Smalltown Boy" when he was born on June 22, 1961; he was from Glasgow, Scotland.
: Jimmy Somerville
9. Curt Smith was born on June 24, 1961; Roland Orzabal was born on August 22, 1961. What '80s band would they both become part of?
 Tears For Fears
10. This Van Halen III singer's parents were Extremely happy when he was born on July 26, 1961.
: Gary Cherone
11. Dave Evans was born on August 8, 1961 in England; Larry Mullen, Jr. was born on October 31, 1961 in Ireland. What band would they both join later?
: U2
12. Don't tell his heart, his achy-breaky heart, that he was born on August 25, 1961 and is turning 50 this year.
: Billy Ray Cyrus
13. A one-time member of Metallica who went on to found Megadeth, he had his mega birth on September 13, 1961.
: Dave Mustaine
14. The second son in his family, born October 18, 1961 in New Orleans, he's won Grammy Awards playing classical and jazz trumpet.
: Wynton Marsalis
15. The youngest boy in the Jackson family, he was born on October 29, 1961, in Gary, Indiana.
: Randy Jackson
16. this unusual canadian country singer was born on november 2, 1961.
: k.d. lang
17. This 70s teen idol, famous for singing, acting, and an infamous Behind the Music episode, was born on November 8, 1961.
: Leif Garrett

Bonus: Many people mistake this Black Flag poet/singer, born on February 13, 1961 for the son of KC of the Sunshine Band; but that's impossible, because they were only born 10 years apart. Who is he?: Henry Rollins

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