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What's the Kennection? #19

Ken Jennings
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Welcome to Kennections, a weekly quiz created by Jeopardy! champion/co-host Ken Jennings. Here's how to play: All five answers to the questions below have something in common. Can you figure it out? (Note: We've given you a hint by showing you how many letters are contained within the answer, but this quiz is not interactive.)

1.  In 2004, who finally released his long-uncompleted 1967 Beach Boys album Smile, which he called a “teenage symphony to God”?

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2.  What Jalisco-born guitarist had his biggest hit with a 1999 song that Rob Thomas had originally intended for George Michael? 

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3.  What Country Music Hall of Fame member spent the 1990s em“broiled” in lawsuits with a rival roasted chicken chain called Cluckers?

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4.  What musician credits his future Eurythmics bandmate Annie Lennox with literally saving his life from a punctured lung in 1977? 

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5.  What new wave legend had his biggest hits with early singles “Is She Really Going Out with Him?” and “Steppin’ Out”?

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