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Question 1: "Weird Al" Yankovic's 1984 song "Polkas on 45" parodies the Stars on 45 format, except that the entire song is done in the style of a ________.
Folk danceHip-hop dancePolkaViennese Waltz

Question 2: Entitled "Stars Over 45", the song featured a selection of traditional ________ songs.

Question 3: While the album indeed was recorded in Holland it was neither produced by Jaap Eggermont nor did it feature the original formation of the duo but ________ and his new singing partner Sam Daniels.
David PraterSamuel David MooreSam & DaveBooker T. & the M.G.'s

Question 4: Stars On 45: ________ (The Netherlands #4, August 1981)
Agnetha FältskogLongplay Album – Volume IIArrival (ABBA album)More Stars

Question 5: The popularity of the album even resulted in it being given an official release in the ________, where it was issued by state-owned record label Melodiya under the title Discotheque Stars.
Soviet UnionEast GermanyRussiaJoseph Stalin

Question 6: Stars On 45: ________ (The Netherlands #7, March 1981)
Stars on 45 MedleyNowhere Man (song)Long Play AlbumEleanor Rigby

Question 7: The Scottish post-punk band Orange Juice also recorded a Stars on 45-like medley of their earliest singles called "Blokes on 45" for John Peel's ________ show.
TG4BBCRaidió Teilifís ÉireannNorwegian Broadcasting Corporation

Question 8: ________'s parts were sung by Bas Muys of the 70s Dutch pop group Smyle.
Paul McCartneyJohn LennonYoko OnoCynthia Lennon

Question 9: It also reached #14 in the UK where it was called "Stars Medley" - confusingly the exact same title as the third album in the ________ and Australasia.
British IslesNorthern IrelandUnited KingdomEngland

Question 10: The '45' in the title refers to the playback speed of a ________ single — 45 rpm, such singles were often simply called "45s".
Reel-to-reel audio tape recordingPhonographGramophone recordLP album


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