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1 Are You Smarter than a Rock Star?
Actually not just rock stars -- these are popular musicians from different genres who are over-educated for their chosen profession.
10 Q
Jan 09 09
4818 plays
2 So Young and So Peerless - Music Prodigies
A quiz on ten musicians, from various genres and time periods, who achieved success in childhood or adolescence.
10 Q
Jul 25 10
720 plays
3 Rock Legends-Do You Remember?
There are musical legends that will never be forgotten, the rock and roll icons, the inspiration for generations of artists. For this quiz I've concentrated on American artists.
10 Q
Mar 09 08
9519 plays
4 Flick Your Bic! This Concert Rocks!
I've been to a lot of concerts in the U.S. (mostly rock) that have had some amazing special effects. I will describe what I saw, name a song or two, and you name the performer(s).
15 Q
Sep 26 09
1647 plays
5 Dead Singers Society USA
Some singers are remembered, some are long forgotten but we will always have the music. Can you guess who these singers from the '50s and '60s are? US chart:Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles. UK chart:Guinness book of British Hit Singles.
10 Q
Apr 13 12
729 plays
6 Billboard's All-Time Top songs 31-40 released their list of top 100 songs. Let's see if you can remember who sang 31-40 on the list. These are based off the chart's first 50 years - August 1958 through July 2008. Have fun!
10 Q
Oct 14 08
3663 plays
7 I Only Need One Name
Some past artists of rock and roll were recognizable by a single word name. Here are ten of them for your enjoyment. See how many you remember. The range is 1960s through 1980s. Good luck.
10 Q
Jan 27 11
2562 plays
8 Artists with Number One Hits Solo and in a Group
This quiz celebrates performers who sang on number one hits on the United States Billboard Hot 100 both as a solo artist and in a group.
15 Q
Jan 26 14
1062 plays
9 From "Superstar" To "Solo" Act
Be it dueling egos, artisic differences, or seeking new horizons. Every artist in this quiz sought one dream in the beginning. Some stayed solo, and others jumped on the lucrative reunion train, but they all achieved fame their own way. Enjoy.
10 Q
Feb 22 07
3555 plays
10 Dead Singers Society UK
Some singers are remembered, some are long forgotten but we will always have the music. Can you guess who these singers from the '50s and '60s are. UK chart:Guinness book of British Hit Singles. US chart:Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles.
10 Q
Apr 09 12
432 plays
11 Pop Music - Who Are We?
Can you detect the pop artists (singer or group) from the clues; real names, song titles, etc? It's my first quiz. Hope you enjoy it!
10 Q
Nov 14 03
7554 plays
12 The Great Pretender
"The Great Pretender" is one of my favourite songs and I was surprised to find out just how many artists have released versions of it. This quiz is about ten of them.
10 Q
Jun 24 14
306 plays
13 Nice Video, Shame About the Song
Sometimes, a song becomes a great hit, but their music video makes it even better. Of course, some music videos are great, but the song might not have performed so well on the charts. Here are ten.
10 Q
Mar 07 12
456 plays
14 I Sang "Initially"
All these well known recording artists had at least one popular hit on the Billboard Charts during the 1960s and 1970s. They all used initials as part of their recording names. Can you name them?
10 Q
Mar 03 13
621 plays
15 Rock - Who Am I?
Well..long story short, I will pretend I am a band, or artist (rock related), and you tell me who I am! Oh...and watch out for song titles, for clues!
10 Q
Mar 22 07
4896 plays
16 I Hate The Beatles
The Beatles may not be my favourite group, but they did write some great songs that were covered by other people. Here's a small selection. All chart placings are UK Singles Chart and Billboard Hot 100.
10 Q
Jul 19 12
633 plays
17 Name the Singer
Name the artists who popularized these hit singles from the 1950s through the 1980s.
10 Q
Feb 12 09
3525 plays
18 Acts Who Had a Solo Hit, a Hit Duet and a Hit Trio
This quiz is about musical artists who had solo hits, hit duets and where part of a hit trio.
15 Q
Mar 28 13
807 plays
19 Classic Rock Concert Potpourri
I have been to many concerts for over 25 years. Your mission is to determine the artist by the songs and albums they have put out over the years. Good luck!
10 Q
Jul 28 09
1617 plays
20 Cold as Fire, Hot as Ice
This quiz is all about those song titles or common phrases in songs that are enigmatic, if not downright strange! Your task is to identify the pop diva responsible for the song from the clues provided. Have fun!
10 Q
Jan 19 13
1776 plays
21 Who Sang These Songs? Rock and Metal!
It's runaway_drive's twentieth quiz and it is time for a twenty question quiz! So, I have decided to give you three songs. Your job is to name the band/singer who recorded the songs. I hope you enjoy the quiz and good luck!
20 Q
Apr 07 09
3072 plays
22 Band Tee Fun
Just a fun and (hopefully) pretty simple quiz that asks you to identify what band I'm describing, based on what concert t-shirts I have in my collection.
10 Q
Feb 06 08
981 plays
23 Pop Muzik
"Pop Muzik" was a 1980 Billboard Number One song by an artist named M. What did the 'M' stand for? In this quiz, it stands for "Misspelled". Here is a quiz on ten songs with titles misspelled. The title is an author challenge from dabomb619.
10 Q
Jan 15 12
420 plays
24 Did You Hear That?
Do you hear that? I'm giving you some sample lyrics of pop music released from 2000-2010, but I'm a little busy and don't have the time to tell you what artists they belong to! So, listen closely...
10 Q
Dec 04 10
480 plays
25 The King Is Dead
Ace detective Itsmyego And'll Cryifiwanto has assembled his suspects. Your job is to identify them from their hit songs and then find out who killed the King.
10 Q
Aug 14 12
363 plays
26 Obscure Songs From Famous Artists
Some very famous artists have released songs in the UK that failed dismally to make a chart impact, or even get much airplay. How many of these "famous obscurities" can you spot?
10 Q
Jul 13 09
2094 plays
27 Turn the Beat Around
Many pop music songs have been rumored to contain subliminal messages, known as backmasking. To find these messages, you must "turn the beat around" and play the song backwards. I am asking for the name of the artist only.
10 Q
Jun 22 13
462 plays
28 Oldies -Who Sang This? #1
Some Quirky old hit songs. First remember the song "and then" guess the artist.
10 Q
Sep 25 02
3240 plays
29 Who Sings These? (1)
If I mention 'Hey Jude' or 'Satisfaction', everyone thinks of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. But, how well do you know some of the superstars' lesser songs? Each one of these was released as a single. Just tell me who the artist is in each case.
25 Q
Jul 01 02
1932 plays
30 Because I Could Not Stop For Breath
"Because I could not stop for breath" is what all of these singers might have said when caught in the moment singing some of their melodic songs. If I gave you some songs and albums, could you name their respective artists?
10 Q
Jul 07 12
441 plays
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