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One-Minute Dance Medley (results and answers)
The one-minute dance medley song-identification contest was won by Mike Cimicata, who correctly identified an astonishing 28 of 41 clips, including carefully specifying that it's the live version of "Once in a Lifetime". Second place went to Annie Zaleski, who identified an also-impressive 24.
The 41 songs, in order, were:
The Go-Go's: Head Over Heels
EMF: Unbelievable
General Public: Tenderness
Tanya Donelly: Keeping You
Big Country: In a Big Country
Prince: Let's Go Crazy
The Supremes: You Can't Hurry Love
The Cure: Friday I'm In Love
stellastarr*: My Coco
Angelique Kidjo: Voodoo Child
George Michael: Freedom 90
Joe Jackson: Got the Time
Echo & the Bunnymen: Never Stop
C.J. Chenier: Au Contraire, Mon Frere
Thomas Dolby: Hyperactive
Martha & the Vandellas: Dancing in the Street
C&C Music Factory: Gonna Make You Sweat
The Ramones: I Wanna Be Sedated
Madonna: Ray of Light
The Sex Pistols: Anarchy in the UK
Belly: Feed the Tree
Madonna: Into the Groove
Adam Ant: Goody Two Shoes
Edwin Starr: War
Jesus Jones: Right Here, Right Now
The Killers: Somebody Told Me
Talking Heads: Once in a Lifetime
Elvis Presley: A Little Less Conversation
The Clash: Should I Stay or Should I Go
The Jam: Beat Surrender
Blondie: One Way or Another
The Temptations: Ain't Too Proud to Beg
U2: I Will Follow
X: Breathless
XTC: Life Begins at the Hop
Veruca Salt: Awesome
Roxette: Dangerous
Modern English: I Melt With You
The Gun Club: Sex Beat
Billy Idol: Dancing With Myself
Joey Ramone: What a Wonderful World
The Tanya Donelly, Angelique Kidjo, C.J. Chenier, X, Veruca Salt and Gun Club songs went unidentified by all guessers. Moral demerits to everybody who mistook "In a Big Country" for "Girls on Film", or attributed "You Can't Hurry Love" to Phil Collins.
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