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  There are 23 quizzes in this category.
1
Song For The Asking

Can you work out the correct titles for these very old, but well known songs, all of which are given to you in other words?
Average (10 qns)
Creedy
Jul 30 13
3216 plays
2
Early Song Titles in Other Words

Can you work out the titles, written in other words, of these beautiful old songs from the first half of the 20th century? Good luck.
Very Easy (10 qns)
Creedy
Nov 14 14
750 plays
3
Folk Songs -- In Other Words

If you're a fan of folk music, this quiz should be a walk in the park. Using alternate wording, I'll give you the name of a well-known folk song that has been sung by a major folk artist. All you have to do is figure out the real name of the song.
Average (10 qns)
Zbeckabee
Apr 13 09
747 plays
4
PleAse HeLp UnScrAmbLe ThEse LYricS! AGaiN!

All of these scrambled lyrics are based on pop/folk/rock music from the 1960s. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
logcrawler
Jul 18 13
339 plays
5
Musical Definitions

Each question contains two pointers: the group or singer, and a definition of the song title. The task is to find which song best fits the information given. All songs come from Rolling Stone magazine's "Top 500 Greatest Songs of All Time".
Easy (10 qns)
suomy
Dec 08 12
729 plays
6
PleAse HeLp UnScrAmbLe ThEse LYricS! # 3

SEe if yOU can detRermiNe wHat '60s anD '70s tUnes aRe beinG reFereNcEd heRe!
Average (10 qns)
logcrawler
Jun 06 14
267 plays
7
What They Were Singing About

Looking at some of the most successful acts in the latter part of the noughties, I attempt to guess at what their songs were about. Some guesses will be correct and others, not so, but all should lead you to the right answer. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
doublemm
Feb 14 10
438 plays
8
PleAse HeLp UnScrAmbLe ThEse LYricS!

Here are the rules: I give you lyrics in gobbledy-gook form; You figure out what the song is. All of these are based on 70s pop/rock music. Have fun, and good luck. (Special treat at the end!)
Tough (10 qns)
logcrawler
Aug 14 11
411 plays
9
Oldie Moldies -- In Other Words #1

I'm going to give you "other words" for the names of some oldie moldie tunes. See if you can figure out what the real song title is, or rather, what the real song title WAS.
Tough (10 qns)
Zbeckabee
Jan 23 09
753 plays
10
Earworms for Dummies

The songs in this quiz are pretty catchy - earworms, in other words. Speaking of things being in other words, their titles are in disguise. To give you a bit of help, I'll provide hints about the artists in the questions. (Note: slight UK bias.)
Tough (10 qns)
Kankurette
Nov 05 14
147 plays
11
Belt It Out With Me

I know ALL the words... See if you can help me muddle my way through to the end of each of these songs. There is NO particular genre in focus; more of a grab bag of songs are featured.
Average (10 qns)
logcrawler
Sep 17 14
348 plays
12
Oldie Moldies -- In Other Words #2

I'm going to give you "other words" for the names of some oldie moldie tunes. See if you can figure out what the real song title is, or rather, what the real song title WAS.
Tough (10 qns)
Zbeckabee
Jan 31 09
585 plays
13
Rock Song Titles Reworded

A quiz like my Song Titles Reworded quiz, but this time, it's only titles of rock songs. I'll reword a rock song title and you put the actual song title in the blank (ex: 'Sweet Child of Mine' could be 'Sugary Kid Of My Belonging') Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
no_1_gracie
May 20 01
6015 plays
14
Who Sang THAT Song?

Back in the 1960s and '70s, if music artists had used these fractured and cumbersome lyrics, maybe their songs would have been even more successful. Then again, maybe not...
Average (10 qns)
logcrawler
Apr 10 11
708 plays
15
Re-Named 80's Bands & Singers (In Other Words...)

You know what it's like when someone's name is on the tip of your tongue but you just can't think of it? All the following are groups and singers who appeared in the UK 80's Top 40.
Very Difficult (20 qns)
Pixidust2002
Oct 14 02
5631 plays
16
In Other Words: Operatically Speaking

Even if you are not an opera lover, you should have fun with this quiz, especially if you enjoy WORDWISE quizzes. Just look at the question and type what you see.
Difficult (10 qns)
triviasoprano
Mar 02 07
420 plays
17
Nominate that Ditty!

Can you identify the song titles from their verbosely paraphrased forms? (No punctuation necessary.)
Tough (20 qns)
alkmene
Mar 04 04
1527 plays
18
A Song By Any Other Name

I'll give a situation that suggests the title of the song, and you supply the name. Simple enough.
Difficult (10 qns)
billybob87
Aug 04 02
8529 plays
19
Pop Artists In Other Words

Give me the name of the artist or group from the alternative name I give. Have fun!
Very Difficult (20 qns)
scsloth
Aug 16 02
8283 plays
20
Music According To Babel Fish

Lyrics...they're so easy to remember. But what if the words were a jumbled up mess? The following lyrics have been translated from English to French, Spanish, and back to English again using Babel Fish. Can you determine 'Which Song Is It?'
Difficult (10 qns)
Benutzername
Dec 27 09
360 plays
21
A Song By Any Other Name 2!

I promised someone I'd make another one, so here it is! Again, I pose a scenario-- you supply the song it resembles. (I'll give the artist who sung it)
Difficult (10 qns)
billybob87
Sep 20 02
5325 plays
22
Pop Music In Other Words

This quiz is simple! I will name a song using alternate words, and you give me the real title! Sorry, no multiple choice here, you either know it or you don't, good luck!
Impossible (10 qns)
kevinl75
Aug 13 02
7131 plays
23
Synonym Songs: Rock and Alternative Style

In this quiz, I will name a fairly recent rock or alternative song, but with its synonyms. Just tell me what the word is! Ex.) Flirtatious Past = Sexy Back. (This is not a rock song though.) Good Luck!
Impossible (10 qns)
broadwaygrl621
Jan 09 07
1215 plays
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