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  • 1. 

    Simply Red was signed to what record label in 1985?

    • A.

      Elektra

    • B.

      Capitol

    • C.

      Sony

    • D.

      A&M

    Correct Answer
    A. Elektra
    Explanation
    In 1985, Simply Red was signed to the record label Elektra.

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  • 2. 

    Simply Red recorded a cover of what Stylistics song?

    • A.

      You Are Everything

    • B.

      You're A Big Girl Now

    • C.

      Betcha By Golly Wow

    • D.

      You Make Me Feel Brand New

    Correct Answer
    D. You Make Me Feel Brand New
    Explanation
    Simply Red recorded a cover of the Stylistics song "You Make Me Feel Brand New."

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  • 3. 

    What English town is Simply Red lead singer Mick Hucknall from?

    • A.

      Manchester

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Leeds

    • D.

      Sheffield

    Correct Answer
    A. Manchester
    Explanation
    Mick Hucknall, the lead singer of Simply Red, is from Manchester. This can be inferred from the question itself, which asks for the English town that Hucknall is from. Since Manchester is one of the options provided, it can be concluded that Manchester is the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    What was the name of the first single released by Simple Red?

    • A.

      You Got It

    • B.

      It's Only Love

    • C.

      Holding Back The Years

    • D.

      Money's Too Tight (To Mention)

    Correct Answer
    D. Money's Too Tight (To Mention)
    Explanation
    Money's Too Tight (To Mention) was the first single released by Simple Red. This song was released in 1985 and became a hit, reaching the top 20 in the UK charts. It showcased the band's unique blend of soul, funk, and pop, and set the tone for their successful career. The song's lyrics touch upon social and economic issues, reflecting the band's socially conscious approach to music. Overall, Money's Too Tight (To Mention) established Simple Red as a promising new act in the music industry.

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  • 5. 

    What Simply Red album was touted as one of the "100 Greatest British Albums Ever"?

    • A.

      A New Flame

    • B.

      Life

    • C.

      Stars

    • D.

      Picture Book

    Correct Answer
    C. Stars
    Explanation
    Stars is the correct answer because it was an extremely successful album for Simply Red, receiving critical acclaim and commercial success. It was released in 1991 and became the best-selling album of that year in the UK. Stars featured hit singles such as "Something Got Me Started" and "Stars" and showcased the band's signature blend of pop, soul, and smooth jazz. The album's popularity and impact on British music history led to its inclusion in the list of "100 Greatest British Albums Ever".

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  • 6. 

    Simply Red band member Dave Clayton played in what other British band?

    • A.

      The Smiths

    • B.

      The Moody Blues

    • C.

      ABC

    • D.

      Judas Priest

    Correct Answer
    C. ABC
    Explanation
    Dave Clayton, a member of Simply Red, played in the British band ABC.

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  • 7. 

    What was Simply Red's original name?

    • A.

      The Woodcocks

    • B.

      Daytripper

    • C.

      The Frantic Elevators

    • D.

      Green Thumb

    Correct Answer
    C. The Frantic Elevators
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Frantic Elevators. Simply Red was originally known as The Frantic Elevators before they changed their name.

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  • 8. 

    What Fleetwood Mac song is covered by Simply Red on their album "Blue"?

    • A.

      Don't Stop

    • B.

      Dreams

    • C.

      Say You Love Me

    • D.

      Sara

    Correct Answer
    C. Say You Love Me
    Explanation
    Simply Red covered the Fleetwood Mac song "Say You Love Me" on their album "Blue".

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  • 9. 

    What is the only Simply Red song that was released as a single twice?

    • A.

      Something Got Me Started

    • B.

      If You Don't Know Me By Now

    • C.

      You Got It

    • D.

      Sad Old Red

    Correct Answer
    A. Something Got Me Started
    Explanation
    "Something Got Me Started" is the only Simply Red song that was released as a single twice. This means that the song was initially released as a single, and then at a later time, it was re-released as a single again.

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  • 10. 

    Simply Red guitarist Kenji Suzuki has recorded with what other artist?

    • A.

      Peter Gabriel

    • B.

      Seal

    • C.

      Robbie Williams

    • D.

      Paul McCartney

    Correct Answer
    B. Seal
    Explanation
    Kenji Suzuki, the guitarist of Simply Red, has recorded with Seal.

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