Musical Allusions 5 by AlexanderD

Champion(s):

Tarn
I know my months


Runner(s)-Up:

VenguswamyK
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Quiz Description

The fifth movement in an orchestral arrangement of rearrangements. Good luck!

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Questions:

Joe Satriani accused this band of stealing his "If I Could Fly". Comedian Mitch Benn pointed out that it could easily be a case of "Now (Band Name Redacted) Sounds Like Everything Else". Whose "Viva La Vida" verses sound more like Viva La Satriani?

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Coldplay

Olly Murs' "Dance with Me Tonight" and Meghan Trainor's "Dear Future Husband" both contain what Dion song as its backing track?

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"Runaround Sue"

According to Third Eye Blind's Stephan Jenkins, what 1997 song of his was meant as a response to Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side" (and alluded as such...barely...during its doo-filled chorus)?

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"Semi-Charmed Life"

Hans Zimmer's theme song to the short-lived animated sitcom "The Critic" calls back to "Rhapsody in Blue" by what American composer? NOTE: please give the first and last name.

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George Gershwin

Raphael Saadiq invited Stevie Wonder to his album on the track "Never Give You Up", much like Stevie invited what famous trumpeter to his album on his "Do I Do"?

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Dizzy Gillespie

The original NES version of "Hydlide" contains as its overworld theme a John Williams sound-alike piece played on infinite replay. The original piece was first featured in a motion picture in a 1981 film. What is the name of this "March"?

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"Raiders March"

Avenue Q's "It Sucks to Be Me" takes on a lighter tone for a different song by the end of the show, as the cast comes together to sing what song that teaches of the impermanence of all of life's foibles?

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"For Now"

"The Waters of March" was appropriated for commercial jingles related to what ill-fated 1985 introduction? Contrary to public belief, the product did not simply disappear three months after it was released, but continued to be produced until 2002.

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New Coke

Gary Kemp is credited as a co-writer on what PM Dawn song (later covered by the Backstreet Boys) that featured a snippet of the chorus of a well-known Spandau Ballet tune?

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"Set Adrift on Memory Bliss"

Meghan Trainor gets a second mention in this quiz, as she features on a song that samples "Stand by Me" heavily. Makes sense in retrospect, as the title of the song is one of the many singers who sang it. Name the singer that Charlie Puth wants Meghan to allude to... in a different manner?

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Marvin Gaye

On the soundtrack to a 1990s film, Seal can be heard alluding to the bridge of his first US Top Ten hit at the end of what Steve Miller cover, which was fitting given the film in which it was featured?

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"Fly Like An Eagle"

Hal Hidey borrowed from Perrey & Kingsley in 1977 when what quiz show, whose original CBS theme was a Perrey & Kingsley song, returned to the airwaves after a 27-month interlude?

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The Joker's Wild