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trivia quiz  Were Those Songs Really That Old? Finis! Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Feb 18 12

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
maddogrick16 gold member
Feb 18 12
3033 plays
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trivia quiz  Cover Up: 10 Songs We Thought Were Originals cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Nov 26 14

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
1nn1 editor
Nov 26 14
777 plays
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trivia quiz  Were Those Songs Really That Old? Vol II cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Jan 20 12

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
maddogrick16 gold member
Jan 20 12
726 plays
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trivia quiz  Were Those Songs Really That Old? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Apr 23 11

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.
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maddogrick16 gold member
Apr 23 11
3240 plays
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trivia quiz  Were Those Songs Really That Old? Vol III cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Feb 07 12

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
maddogrick16 gold member
Feb 07 12
519 plays
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trivia quiz  Sing That Again cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Apr 29 13

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
Snowman gold member
Apr 29 13
516 plays
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trivia quiz  That's Just Wrong! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EmmaF2008, Nov 11 12

Cover versions can give new life to an old favourite but sometimes you can't help thinking...that's just wrong!
Average
EmmaF2008 gold member
Nov 11 12
549 plays
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trivia quiz  I Covered Bruce Springsteen cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Pollucci19, Jul 04 09

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
Pollucci19 gold member
Jul 04 09
675 plays
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trivia quiz  Run for Cover! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jan 21 16

I have a soft spot for a good cover song. Here's a quiz about some great covers of famous (mostly) rock songs.
Average
LadyNym gold member
Jan 21 16
453 plays
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match quiz  Everything Old Is New Again cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, VegemiteKid, Sep 11 18

Some of the the biggest hits we think are originals are actually covers. Your task is to match the original artist (on the right) with the more famous knock-off. Come and take a look...
Average
VegemiteKid gold member
Sep 11 18
225 plays
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trivia quiz  Cover Me cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kino76, Jun 04 18

A quiz about unusual cover versions of popular songs and the artists that recorded them.
Average
kino76
Jun 04 18
201 plays
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match quiz  Join Together for a HIt Vol.1 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Oct 10 17

In this quiz I give you the song, you have to slide over the two artists named who had hits with the song in the US or UK. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles. UK chart: Guinness book of British Hit Singles.
Average
shipyardbernie gold member
Oct 10 17
441 plays
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trivia quiz  Rock Music's Mockingbirds, Part 2 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, treplag, Oct 31 07

In this quiz, you are asked to name the artists who originally wrote and performed songs that became hits for someone else.
Average
treplag
Oct 31 07
2055 plays
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trivia quiz  Musical Remakes Made Easy 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, bushidox, Feb 18 12

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
bushidox
Feb 18 12
741 plays
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trivia quiz  Rock Music's Mockingbirds 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, treplag, Oct 08 07

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
treplag
Oct 08 07
1401 plays
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trivia quiz  Hey, That's My Song Vol. 3 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, fredsixties, Dec 04 08

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
fredsixties
Dec 04 08
1284 plays
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trivia quiz  I've Heard That Song Before 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, StarStruck60, Jun 15 09

Popular music has always been happy to borrow, adapt or update pieces from the classics. These are just a few examples.
Difficult
StarStruck60
Jun 15 09
762 plays
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trivia quiz  British Cover Versions 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Christinap, Sep 07 10

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
Christinap
Sep 07 10
411 plays
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trivia quiz  Remakes of Sixties British Invasion Hits 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Feb 18 11

Many artists have recorded songs originally done by British artists in the sixties. This quiz features some of them.
Tough
shanteyman
Feb 18 11
420 plays
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trivia quiz  Alterations 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, susanjacosta, Jul 11 07

This quiz concerns cover versions of older songs recorded by "alternative" and hard rock acts between 1978 and 2002.
Tough
susanjacosta
Jul 11 07
1071 plays
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match quiz  Join Together for a Hit Vol.2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Oct 12 17

In this quiz I give you the song, you have to slide over the two artists named who had hits in the US or UK with the song. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles. UK chart: Guinness book of British Hit Singles.
Average
shipyardbernie gold member
Oct 12 17
369 plays
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match quiz  Not Another Cover Version! 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Feb 14 18

I give you the singers/groups that sang the original and a cover version of a song. You slide over the correct song.
Easy
shipyardbernie gold member
Feb 14 18
495 plays
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trivia quiz  Who Recorded the Original Version? 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, hm3buzz, Mar 02 15

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
hm3buzz gold member
Mar 02 15
447 plays
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trivia quiz  The Rockers Favorite Remakes/Covers 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, redwaldo, Feb 27 15

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
redwaldo gold member
Feb 27 15
396 plays
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trivia quiz  Cover Songs in Rock & Roll 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Uselessinfo12, Mar 18 09

This quiz is all about songs that have been covered by famous Rock n' Roll artists.
Average
Uselessinfo12
Mar 18 09
1803 plays
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trivia quiz  80s Cover Tunes 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, arob71, Feb 09 02

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
arob71
Feb 09 02
3363 plays
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trivia quiz  Covered In Punk 15 questions
Very Difficult, 15 Qns, thula2, Oct 15 11

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
thula2 gold member
Oct 15 11
228 plays
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trivia quiz  Neon Lights 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Mar 28 11

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
Rowena8482 gold member
Mar 28 11
2541 plays
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trivia quiz  Cover Songs 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, tncvols, Oct 20 10

We all know and love these hit songs. But who did them first?
Difficult
tncvols
Oct 20 10
603 plays
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trivia quiz  Rock & Roll Cover Songs 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, chupacabra, May 08 03

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
chupacabra
May 08 03
6450 plays
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