Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #609 - 10/24/12

The Fall of 1987

1. Who's Bad album was Number One for six weeks in the fall of 1987?
2. OK, let's try to think about this song without the chant...Billy Idol had a Number One hit in November 1987 with what cover of a Tommy James and the Shondells song?
3. What L.L. Cool J song, a hit in the fall of 1987, is considered by many to be the first rap ballad?
4. What legendary reggae musician was killed in a home invasion on September 11, 1987?
5. They had A Momentary Lapse of Reason when they released this album in September 1987.
6. He must have had "Faith" that this song would hit Number One for three weeks in December 1987.
7. Who let us know that "Heaven Is A Place On Earth" in the fall of 1987?
8. This duo reunited for the first time in ages to sing "I Got You Babe" on Late Night with David Letterman in November 1987.
9. Peaking at Number Nine on September 26, 1987, "Touch of Grey" was the only Top Ten and Top Forty hit for what Becky's Island icon band?
10. Los Lobos took a cover of what Mexican standard to Number One in September 1987?
11. "Only In My Dreams," a hit in the fall of 1987, started the career of what singer?
12. This Channel Orange singer from New Orleans was born on October 28, 1987.
13. What singer released her first Spanish-language album, Canciones De Mi Padre, in November 1987?
14. Thought by many to be a reflection on his failing marriage, whose Tunnel of Love album was Number One for one week in November 1987?
15. On his "U Got The Look," Prince sang a duet with who?
16. She continued "Causing a Commotion" with this song in the fall of 1987.
17. This soundtrack went to Number One at the end of the year and included such oldies as "Do You Love Me" by the Contours and "Love Is Strange" by Mickey and Sylvia.

Bonus: One singer had a song, "One Heartbeat" on the charts in the fall of 1987. At the same time, ABC had a tribute song to that same singer on the charts. Who is the singer and what was the tribute song?

Good Luck!!!

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