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Play Standards - Great American Songbook Topic Mash!
What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
category Berlin, Irving
Editors: ralzzz, agony, ertrum, kyleisalive Quiz Search:
1 Tea For Two
Tea drinking, the most English of traditions, was hi-jacked by our American cousins for this song. So I, an Englishwoman, have written a quiz on it!
Average
10 Q
lonely-lady
Aug 19 14
198 plays
2 Yet More Lyrics to Jazz Standards
"Lift up your hearts and sing me a song that was a hit before your mother was born..." Part four in a series with a smoky saxophone soundtrack.
Average
20 Q
agony
May 25 10
447 plays
3 Lyrics to Even More Jazz Standards
"I like a Gershwin tune, how about you?" Some Gershwin tunes here, plus Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer...
Average
25 Q
agony
Feb 24 05
1224 plays
4 Lyrics to More Jazz Standards
You know that you've heard Ella, Billie, and Louis sing these words. Just complete the lyric.
Average
25 Q
agony
May 20 03
1602 plays
5 Mature Applicants Only
I need a new DJ for my oldies radio station and they must be old enough to know something about the music they're playing. If you can pass the test you may be in line for the job.
Tough
10 Q
Christinap
Jan 10 11
879 plays
6 Lyrics to Jazz Standards
They sure don't write 'em like they used to! These are all really well known songs, so the quiz should be easy. Just complete the lyric.
Tough
25 Q
agony
Feb 03 03
1644 plays
7 Music Americana
Some classic songs of American origin. Some older; some newer. Some not totally impossible, but all interesting.
Average
10 Q
logcrawler
Apr 05 10
972 plays
8 Who Wrote the Lyrics to That Great Song?
Lately I've started asking myself that question, so I'll ask you too. This quiz covers lyrics to standards in English written roughly between 1920-1950.
Tough
10 Q
annaheldfan
Jul 06 11
414 plays
9 Oldies Music... And I Mean Really Oldies!
This quiz is a sort of follow-up to my "Music Americana". (Likely there will be more, in time.)
Average
10 Q
logcrawler
Jul 29 10
882 plays
10 Classic Popular Music 1940s-1960s
These classics from the 40s, 50s and 60s still have a timelessness about them. Hope you enjoy the memories! If you've never heard them, look them up online; you might find some that you like, too.
Average
10 Q
logcrawler
Feb 11 13
705 plays
11 Classic Songs from Ziegfeld Shows
During the first third of the 20th century most American songs came out of New York. New York meant Broadway and Broadway meant the great producer Florenz Ziegfeld. Here's a quiz about some great songs from his shows.
Average
10 Q
annaheldfan
Aug 27 11
225 plays
12 Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
This American Song Book classic has been covered by many vocalists and musicians, proving that you can't keep a good song down.
Tough
10 Q
StarStruck60
Mar 02 10
417 plays
13 Which Great American Song
This time the lyrics I provide are from the main body of the song. Choose the correct "Great American Song"
Difficult
10 Q
andy_smith
Aug 11 08
693 plays
14 The Great American Songbook
While Pop Music is linked to the performer the songs in Great American Songbook tend to be identified with the writer. Link each song with Porter, Berlin, Gershwin or Rodgers. Hopefully this will be more accessible than my Keep On Singing quizzes.
Difficult
10 Q
andy_smith
May 26 08
699 plays
15 My Baby Left Me: Jazz Edition
A fair number of songs can be boiled down to the lament, "My baby left me." How many of the following Jazz and Pop standards to this effect do you know?
Tough
10 Q
Catreona
Jan 08 14
186 plays
16 Classic Songs From Classic Singers (Not Rock)
Classic Songs From Classic Singers.
Average
10 Q
robert362
Jun 23 04
1131 plays
17 Tough Famous Theme Songs of Old
Name the artist who is best known for performing these songs.
Difficult
10 Q
kteam
Mar 21 00
1248 plays
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Last Updated Aug 21 14 9:45 AM

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