"Never gonna let you down..."93% of Americans can't finish these 1988 song lyrics. In 1988, music artists like George Michael, GNR, Belinda Carlisle, Whitney Houston and U2 ruled the pop charts. George Michael's "Faith" was the number-one single of 1988. "Sweet Child o' Mine" was the first and only number-one single in the U.S. by GNR. Ricky Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" has become the basis of the "Rickrolling" Internet meme and has introduced Astley to a new generation. The power ballad "Angel" is from the 1987 Aerosmith album Permanent Vacation. "Need You Tonight" is the only song by Australian band INXS to reach number one on the U.S. Billboard chart. "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" is the only chart topper by Belinda Carlisle. The Bangles' cover of "Hazy Shade of Winter" was featured in the movie Less Than Zero. Kylie Minogue's cover of "Locomotion" was her very first single and hit. Other artists with hit 1988 songs that you'll be asked to complete in this quiz include Robert Palmer, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson, Phil Collins, Icehouse, Terence Trent D'Arby, Samantha Fox, Taylor Dayne, Cher, Tracy Chapman and so many more.
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