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My charade is the event of the season
And if I claim to be a wise man, well
It surely means that I don't know

2. You know I work all day
To get you money to buy you things,
And it's worth it just to hear you say,
You're gonna give me ev'rything.

3. I was alone
I never knew
What good love could do
Ooh, then we touched
Then we sang
About the lovin things

Question #1: What are the names of the three songs quoted above?

Question #2: What are the names of the three bands?

Question #3: What unusual characteristic do all three songs exhibit?

BONUS QUESTION: If you think you know the answer to Question #3, can you name another similar song?

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