Begins & Ends with “A” - in Music

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Can you name the musical terms, bands, titles or names that begin and end with the letter 'A'?

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When Richard Marx's released this song in 1989, the girl's name in the title was 989th in popularity.
By the next year it was in the top 500.
With 18 Grammys and 20 #1 R&B singles, she is universally recognized as the Queen of Soul. (First name only.)
First name common to 1980s soul/jazz singer Baker, and 1960s pop/country crooner Bryant.
Early eighties pop-rock band remembered for hits like 'How Much I Feel' and 'Biggest Part of Me'.
Steve Miller Band's last US #1 song and one of the longest one-word titles to ever top the charts.
This trio, often produced by George Martin, had #1 singles with both 'Sister Golden Hair' & 'A Horse With No Name'.
Norway's most successful musical export, they had an international #1 with 'Take On Me' in 1985.
Four-word title of a Boyz II Men #1 R&B track written as a tribute to single mothers.
In the 1950s, he was a teen idol with hits like 'Diana'. In the 1960's he co-wrote 'My Way'.
In the 1970s, his single '(You're) Having My Baby' hit #1. (Last name only)
Four-letter title of Sarah McLachlan's highest charting US single (#3), from the 1997 album Surfacing.
You probably entered the name of this 70s Swedish quartet that sang 'Mamma Mia' before reading this clue.
The Chipmunks' top-ten follow-up to 'The Christmas Song', it's about the band's lead singer and his favorite instrument. (2 words)
Toto's geography in this song is incorrect. Kilimanjaro does not rise fron the Serengeti - they're over 100 miles apart.
An extended musical piece for one voice in opera.
Three members of Duran Duran formed this side-project that recorded 'Election Day' from the album So Red The Rose
First name of the singer/pianist whose debut album 'Songs in A Minor' was released in 2001.
Along with Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears, she joined the new Mickey Mouse Club cast in 1994.
Unlike the other two, she won a Best New Artist Grammy. (Last name only)
Danish band that had an international smash with 'Barbie Girl'.
Although this 1982 song by The Who was a rare top 40 hit for them, they haven't played it live in decades and it has never been on a Who compilation.
Apropos of this quiz, this eighties rock supergroup, best remembered for 'Heat of the Moment',
had albums named Alpha, Arena, Aura, Archiva, and Astra.
Mark Lindsay's only top ten after leaving Paul Revere and the Raiders in 1971.
It's also the first name of a doctor on Grey's Anatomy
San Diego band best known for the 2005 song 'Boston'.
One-named soul/dance songstress, who hit internationally with 'Left Outside Alone' & 'I'm Outta Love'.
Surprisingly, this is the band Boston's only #1 song. From 1976 to 1995 it was always in the top ten among girl's names.
Montreal rocker who became a one-hit wonder with 1981's 'Fantasy'. (First & last name required)
Arguably the most suceessful band in Country Music history with over 30 #1 songs on that chart
From the Italian for 'in the manner of the church',
to sing solo or in group with no instrumental accompaniment.. (2 words)

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