Covers #22 - More Dictionaraoke by DixonD

Champion(s):

helene
I feel like I'm diagonally parked in a parallel universe.


Runner(s)-Up:

PenningtonJ
The bird, bird, bird. The bird is the word.


Quiz Description

Dictionaraoke ("The Singing Dictionary") was an internet collaboration in the early 2000s, where the cheesy MIDI or karaoke instrumental tracks of popular songs were combined with vocal samples from online dictionaries, particularly Merriam-Webster and Microsoft Encarta.

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Questions:

The video for this song featured cameos by Ben Stiller, Wiliam H. Macy, and many other actors from what 1999 comedy?

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Mystery Men (Smash Mouth, "All Star")

The toy company Goldiblox was forced to apologize for using this song, which violated what band member's last will, specifying that none of his band's music be used in advertisements?

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Adam Yauch aka MCA (Beastie Boys, "Girls") (edited at 5:32 pm, May 4, 2017 (EDT))

The original version of this song is the final track on what album (although it was the first to be recorded, and temporarily titled "Mark I").

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Revolver (The Beatles, "Tomorrow Never Knows")

Name both singers in this duet -- one portrayed by Microsoft Encarta, one by Merriam-Webster.

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Elton John, Kiki Dee ("Don't Go Breaking My Heart")

The English lyrics for this song were written by Norman Gimbel, but the lyrics were originally in what language?

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Portuguese (Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes, "Garota de Ipanema")

Which Spice Girl and current TV show judge had a UK hit with a cover of this song?

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Melanie G aka Mel B aka Scary Spice aka Melanie Brown (Cameo, "Word Up")

This song is named after (and presumably takes place in) a nightclub in what city?

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New York City (Barry Manilow, "Copacabana")

This song is prominently featured in what 1974 comedy as part of a scientific demonstration?

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Young Frankenstein (Irving Berlin, "Puttin' on the Ritz")

Name the singer (replaced by the dictionary voices) on this track. Before joining this band in 1981, he toured with both Frank Zappa and David Bowie.

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Adrian Belew (King Crimson, "Elephant Talk")
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Ice-T ("Colors")

Name the blues legend.

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John Lee Hooker ("Boom Boom")

Name the voiceover artist and purveyor of Word Jazz whose work "Flesh" is Dictionaraoke-ized here. He recently turned 97 years young.

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Ken Nordine