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Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs (351-375)
All Time Top 500
"In December of 2004, "Rolling Stone" magazine released a Special Collectors' Issue containing the Top 500 Greatest Songs of all Time. This quiz will look at the songs listed as numbers 351-375."
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The song "Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2" comes in at number 375 on our list of "Rolling Stone" 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list. The song is from the album and movie "The Wall". Because Bob Geldof played the main character in the movie, many assume that no Pink Floyd member appeared in the movie as a player. That isn't true as one member of the band actually had an on screen appearance. Who was it?
"Brown Eyed Handsome Man" is one of the more popular songs written by Chuck Berry. Berry has long been considered one of the most influential artists of all time. This specific song was of particular influence to which song by John Fogerty? Think of the lyrics to each song as a hint.
Rockin' All Over the World
Rock and Roll Girls
The Old Man Down the Road
The beautiful song "Wonderful World" by Sam Cooke was featured on the soundtrack to which classic movie?
The Blues Brothers
National Lampoon's Animal House
An American Werewolf in London
For the sake of gratuitous trivia, which band wrote and recorded the song "Marquee Moon", number 372 on our list?
The song "I Can't Explain" was the song that The Who rode to superstardom, particularly in the UK, their home country. When the band's producer was getting ready to record the track, he was afraid that Pete Townshend would be unable to handle the guitar duties during the recording, so he brought in a ringer. Which guitar superhero did he have on back-up in case Townshend was unable to pull off the gig?
Many people know that the song "The Wind Cries Mary" was written by Jimi Hendrix as a make-up present to his girlfriend after a major fight. Can you name the girl responsible for this Hendrix ballad?
Nellie Marie Killerman
Linda Marie Sperriman
Kathy Mary Etchingham
Jacklyn Mary Harrison
"I'm A Man", by Bo Diddley, is number 369 on our list. The song was released in June of 1955. Which famed record label released this single?
Depeche Mode's "Personal Jesus" comes in at number 368. There is a rather interesting cover version of ths song released by an unlikely singer on the 2002 album "American IV: The Man Comes Around". Whose album am I referring to?
Cream's bass player, Jack Bruce, wrote the music to the song "White Room". Who wrote the lyrics?
From which movie soundtrack did the Bee Gees song "How Deep Is Your Love" originally appear?
Saturday Night Fever
The Righteous Brothers' version of "Unchained Melody" is in at number 365. The song was released in July of 1965, but it was the "B" side to another single. What was the featured track?
Hung on You
You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling
Melancholy Music Man
"Highway 61 Revisited" is the title track from Bob Dylan's sixth studio album. The song is basically seven separate verses that relate the adventures of some pretty colorful characters with names like Louie the King, Georgia Sam and Mack the Finger. Highway 61 is a real American route that begins in Bob Dylan's birth town. Can you name the city?
Fargo, North Dakota
"The Letter", by The Box Tops is one of the shortest number one songs of all times. The song clocks in at just under two minutes. Alex Chilton, lead singer of The Box Tops, went on to form another band that has found near-cult following. Which band is it?
Which 1967 Beatles' hit contained Paul McCartney singing the chorus to "She Loves You" at the end?
Lucy in the Sy With Diamonds
All You Need Is Love
Which authority stretching song was the first that drummer Topper Headon played on after the firing of original drummer Terry Chimes?
Police on My Back
I'm So Bored with the USA
Roberta Flack's hit single, "Killing Me Softly With His Song" was written about which male singer?
Which bluesman recorded a version of the blues standard "Got My Mojo Working" in 1957 on Chess Records?
The song "Nowhere to Run" by Martha and the Vandellas comes in at number 358 on the list. The origin of the band's name always eluded me until recently when I learned where the Vandellas name came from. Do you know the origin of the name?
Combining a television theme song and a city name.
Combining the name of Martha Reeves' mother and father.
Combining an album title and a record producer's name.
Combining a street name with an actress' name.
Which song contains the following lyric:
"Well she's walkin' through the clouds with a circus mind that's running around.
Butterflies and zebras and moonbeams and fairytales.
That's all she ever thinks about, ridin' with the wind."?
Eight Miles Ahead
Shapes of Things
Marilyn Manson recorded a version of "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" in 1995. The song was instrumental in the popularity that Manson had during the late 1990s. However, he was not the original artist to record the song. Which group recorded the song in 1982?
The song, "Bad Moon Rising" by Creedence Clearwater Revival was featured in two different movies. One was "Twilight Zone: The Movie". Do you know the other?
The Sixth Sense
An American Werewolf in London
Accrding to the 1977 song title, Elvis Costello was "Watching the _____". What was he so intent on keeping an eye on?
Eric Clapton wrote the song "Tears in Heaven" after his four year old son, Conor, fell out of a New York apartment window and died. What was the movie soundtrack that the song appeared on?
The Shawshank Redemption
The song "All Shook Up" has a co-songwriting credit given to Elvis Presley even though he never had anything to do with the writing process. Who is the writer of the song?
Ben E. King
This Platters hit was the very first R&B song to make it to number one on the Billboard Pop Singles chart in the USA. Can you name the song?
The Great Pretender
Heaven on Earth
(You've Got) The Magic Touch
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