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Year & clue: Song Title % Correct
1978 Disco reached fever pitch with this one...Stayin' Alive
77.3%
1992 She'll always love her bodyguard...I Will Always Love You
72.7%
1998 The ship sank, but this song rose up...My Heart Will Go On
72.7%
1955 'The Blackboard Jungle'Rock Around the Clock
68.2%
1960 Elvis reinvents 'O Sole Mio'It's Now or Never
68.2%
1968 Longest #1 of the 60sHey Jude
68.2%
1969 Stones hit with a cowbell on introHonky Tonk Women
68.2%
1971 1st solo #1 for an ex-BeatleMy Sweet Lord
68.2%
1977 EvitaDon't Cry for me, Argentina
68.2%
1988 Dirty Dancing(I've Had) The Time of my Life
68.2%
1996 5 Brit girls... very spicy!Wannabe
68.2%
2001 I bet Dido said thank you...Stan
68.2%
1984 George & AndrewWake me up Before you Go Go
63.6%
2003 Made more than half a dollar...In Da Club
63.6%
2006 A Colombian with a Fugee...Hips Don't Lie
63.6%
1964 5th Beatles #1 in-a-row!Can't Buy Me Love
59.1%
1981 A Supreme & a CommodoreEndless Love
59.1%
1999 A former Mouseketeer... Baby One More Time
59.1%
1985 Bob Geldof & friends Do They Know It's Christmas?
54.5%
2014 Despicable Me 2 songHappy
54.5%
1961 'The Big O'Crying
50%
1970 Brother & sister duoClose to You
50%
1974 Peter Allen wrote this love song- honestlyI Love You, I Honestly Love You
50%
1989 Cher & USS MissouriIf I Could Turn Back Time
50%
2002 Julio's sonHero
50%
2011 This Aussie went on to reach #1 in US & UKSomebody That I Used to Know
50%
2013 Resembles Marvin Gaye's 'Got to Give it Up'Blurred Lines
50%
1957 Canadian singer / songwriterDiana
45.5%
1972 Never reached #1 with his brothers, but 1st solo #1Ben
45.5%
1976 Still Australia's longest running #1 singleFernando
45.5%
1993 The Piano Man's 2nd #1The River of Dreams
45.5%
Year & clue: Song Title % Correct
1956 'Satchmo'Mack the Knife
40.9%
1963 1st Merseybeat #1 hit (before the Beatles)You'll Never Walk Alone
40.9%
1966 Day of the week celebrated by Aussie groupFriday on my Mind
40.9%
1997 1 of the best selling singles of all timeSomething about the Way you Look Tonight
40.9%
2015 British producer / musician + a Hawaiian singer-songwriterUptown Funk
40.9%
1986 Aussie legend's comebackYou're the Voice
36.4%
1987 Stock / Aiken / Waterman Never Gonna Give You Up
36.4%
2005 Samples ABBAHung Up
36.4%
2008 Colourful singerSo What
36.4%
1959 Vocal group that scored 3 #1sSmoke Gets In Your Eyes
31.8%
1973 2nd #1 in 1973 for Helen ReddyLeave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)
31.8%
1995 Still the longest #1 run since the 70sGangsta's Paradise
31.8%
2009 1st of 3 #1s in 2009 for this groupBoom Boom Pow
31.8%
2010 1 of 3 2010 #1s by this female soloistOnly Girl (In the World)
31.8%
1958 It lost Eurovision, but was a huge hitVolare
27.3%
1962 This Aussie classic travels around...I've Been Everywhere
27.3%
1965 The Seekers often close with this oneThe Carnival is Over
27.3%
2012 R&B singer with an Australian Wild Ones
27.3%
1967 1 of 2 #1s in 1967 for this Brit femaleThis is my Song
22.7%
1975 1st of 6 #1s for this group in just 14 monthsI Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
22.7%
1979 Footy anthemUp There Cazaly
22.7%
1983 Controversial Aussie comedy recordAustraliana
22.7%
1991 Ex- SherbetThe Horses
22.7%
1994 Home grown grungeTomorrow
22.7%
1980 The OlympicsMoscow
18.2%
1982 Aussie song which reached #1 again in 2004What About Me
18.2%
2004 1 of the Australian Idol contestantsThe Prayer
18.2%
1990 Legendary Aussie band reunites Jukebox in Siberia
13.6%
2000 1 of 2 #1s for this Aussie that yearOn a Night Like This
13.6%
2007 This Aussie's 8th #1In This Life
13.6%

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