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1
Were Those Songs Really That Old? Finis!

Our last quiz of the series... I think. Join me as we review those really old songs that debuted in the golden olden days and resurfaced during the rock era (another golden era... now).
Average
10 Q
maddogrick16
Feb 18 12
2769 plays
2
Were Those Songs Really That Old?

During the rock era, hit songs from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s were "modernized" and amazingly became hits again on the Billboard charts. We'll sample a few of them and test your knowledge of musical history.
Average
10 Q
maddogrick16
Apr 23 11
1362 plays
3
Were Those Songs Really That Old? Vol II

Here's another selection of ten hits that first charted prior to 1950 and returned to the Billboard charts during the rock era. Most of the originals date back to the 1920-30 era. The covers are mostly from the 1960s. Enjoy the reminiscing!
Average
10 Q
maddogrick16
Jan 20 12
627 plays
4
Cover Up: 10 Songs We Thought Were Originals

How many times have we thought "that was a great song that I haven't heard before"? Here are ten songs thought to be original but then we subsequently found out they were covers.
Average
10 Q
1nn1
Nov 26 14
663 plays
5
Were Those Songs Really That Old? Vol III

More of grandpa and grandma's music brought back to life in the rock era. They might have enjoyed some of these covers... others maybe not so much. Billboard or the equivalent chart information was used but the music was universal.
Average
10 Q
maddogrick16
Feb 07 12
432 plays
6
Sing That Again

Covers are rife in the pop music world but less common is the self-cover. Here are ten acts that have remade their own songs employing the industry adage, "If it ain't broke, fix it anyway".
Average
10 Q
Snowman
Apr 29 13
474 plays
7
I Covered Bruce Springsteen

With such a wealth of quality material it was not surprising that Bruce Springsteen would write songs for other artists or have his songs covered by others. Here are ten of them.
Average
10 Q
Pollucci19
Jul 04 09
630 plays
8
That's Just Wrong!

Cover versions can give new life to an old favourite but sometimes you can't help thinking...that's just wrong!
Average
10 Q
EmmaF2008
Nov 11 12
495 plays
9
Rock Music's Mockingbirds, Part 2

In this quiz, you are asked to name the artists who originally wrote and performed songs that became hits for someone else.
Average
10 Q
treplag
Oct 31 07
1896 plays
10
Musical Remakes Made Easy

Having perused the cover song quizzes, I decided that there is a shortage of easier quizzes for this category. This quiz will give you a cover version of a song and task you with naming the original singer/group.
Easy
10 Q
bushidox
Feb 18 12
669 plays
11
Hey, That's My Song Vol. 3

The next in the series of songs where I'll give you the cover and you guess who popularized the original version. Most songs are from the 50s through 70s. Some are easy, and some more difficult, but all should be fun. Enjoy.
Tough
10 Q
fredsixties
Dec 04 08
1266 plays
12
Remakes of Sixties British Invasion Hits

Many artists have recorded songs originally done by British artists in the sixties. This quiz features some of them.
Tough
10 Q
shanteyman
Feb 18 11
408 plays
13
Alterations

This quiz concerns cover versions of older songs recorded by "alternative" and hard rock acts between 1978 and 2002.
Tough
20 Q
susanjacosta
Jul 11 07
1044 plays
14
Rock Music's Mockingbirds

Sometimes in popular music a song is written and performed by one artist, but it becomes a hit (or a bigger hit) for someone else. Can you identify the original artist of these pop hits?
Tough
10 Q
treplag
Oct 08 07
1368 plays
15
I've Heard That Song Before

Popular music has always been happy to borrow, adapt or update pieces from the classics. These are just a few examples.
Difficult
10 Q
StarStruck60
Jun 15 09
756 plays
16
British Cover Versions

Many songs of the 1950s and 1960s originated in America and were then covered by British artists. Here are ten to identify. All chart placings are Billboard top 100 or UK Singles Chart.
Tough
10 Q
Christinap
Sep 07 10
396 plays
17
Covered In Punk

Punk bands have come up with some classic tunes, but a lot of them covered classics too. Test your knowledge of punk cover versions!
Very Difficult
15 Q
thula2
Oct 15 11
216 plays
18
Run for Cover!

I have a soft spot for a good cover song. Here's a quiz about some great covers of famous (mostly) rock songs.
Tough
10 Q
LadyNym
Jan 21 16
288 plays
19
The Rockers Favorite Remakes/Covers
Team quiz by Rock the Clock

Rock the Clock's members enjoy a wide range of music. This quiz illustrates some of our favorite songs that are covers and remakes.
Tough
10 Q
redwaldo
Feb 27 15
378 plays
20
Who Recorded the Original Version?

From well established artists to one hit wonders, many acts have recorded cover versions of their favorite songs. This quiz will ask who recorded the original versions.
Difficult
10 Q
hm3buzz
Mar 02 15
432 plays
21
Cover Songs in Rock & Roll

This quiz is all about songs that have been covered by famous Rock n' Roll artists.
Average
10 Q
Uselessinfo12
Mar 18 09
1776 plays
22
80s Cover Tunes

All of the following songs were hits in the 80s, but it wasn't the first time they were recorded. Test your knowledge of these 80s cover tunes!
Difficult
10 Q
arob71
Feb 09 02
3351 plays
23
Rock & Roll Cover Songs

Rock & Roll cover songs from the 70's, 80's, and 90's. I'll tell you the songs and who did the remake, you tell me who did the original, which may have been recorded earlier than the 70's.
Average
10 Q
chupacabra
May 08 03
6210 plays
24
Rock Cover Songs

This quiz is on rock groups who made covers of famous songs. Good luck with the quiz.
Average
10 Q
diamondjim68
Aug 21 11
771 plays
25
Neon Lights

In 2001, Simple Minds released their "Neon Lights" album. Can you remember who originally had hits with these ten songs which were covered on the album?
Average
10 Q
Rowena8482
Mar 28 11
2241 plays
26
Cover Songs

We all know and love these hit songs. But who did them first?
Difficult
10 Q
tncvols
Oct 20 10
594 plays
27
Hair Metal Cover Songs

It seems every decade has bands remaking a classic song of yesteryear. Let's see how well you know your hair metal cover songs of the 1980's and 90's
Difficult
10 Q
Zorbs
Dec 09 07
987 plays
28
"Yesterday" Cover Versions

Welcome to the latest installment of the "Cover Version" series. This quiz we'll delve into the song that Guinness has called "Worlds most covered song." "Yesterday" by The Beatles. Hope you enjoy it. Cheers.
Average
10 Q
dantecmdy
Aug 12 07
789 plays
29
Strange Bedfellows: Cover Versions

Some bands choose predictable songs to cover, others push the envelope and think outside the box. Here's some trivia about the latter gang. Most dead easy, a couple of more obscure choices.
Tough
15 Q
thula2
Nov 17 11
216 plays
30
Quit Remaking '80s Songs!

The remakes are never as good as the originals. Including music. This quiz is more of a deja vu than a trip down memory lane. Can you guess the original artist, cover artist or name of the song? Good luck.
Tough
10 Q
Proverbs2:10
Nov 23 10
993 plays
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