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trivia quiz  Hey, That's My Song Vol. 1 cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, fredsixties, Nov 21 08

In a twist, I'd like to know who first popularized these cover songs. Most are from the 50s, 60s or 70s.
Nov 21 08
2136 plays
trivia quiz  Remakes and Originals cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, shanteyman, May 06 09

A Quiz about hit songs and the artists who recorded the original version.
May 06 09
1176 plays
trivia quiz  Who Originally Recorded It? cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, eauhomme, Jan 27 08

Many songs are identified immediately with a certain singer. However, that singer may not be the original one who recorded it. Often the songwriter, or someone else entirely, may have recorded it first, generally with less success.
Jan 27 08
1542 plays
trivia quiz  Hey, That's My Song Vol. 2 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, fredsixties, Nov 26 08

The second of the series, this quiz again deals with cover songs and who recorded them first. Most songs are from the 50s 60s or 70s. Have fun.
Nov 26 08
2331 plays
trivia quiz  By Request cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Oct 08 14

There have been several songs that have proved to be so popular over the years that cover versions have been made based on the original. By request, I have written a quiz on ten of them.
Oct 08 14
537 plays
trivia quiz  Hey, Those Beatles Stole My Song cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, fredsixties, Nov 30 10

Truth be told, many of the early Beatles songs were not Lennon/McCartney compositions, but covers of American hit songs of the 50s and early 60s. How many can you remember?
Nov 30 10
663 plays
trivia quiz  Sing Me a Michael Buble Covered Song 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, wenray, Mar 07 14

All of the songs in this quiz have been covered - some very successfully - by Michael Buble. But who were the artists that had the original hits? Good luck!
wenray gold member
Mar 07 14
270 plays
trivia quiz  Rock Remakes 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, laranko5, Jan 14 04

There have been a lot of rock remakes recently, how well do you remember the original songs?
Jan 14 04
5190 plays
match quiz  Tales of the Cover 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jan 21 19

Fans of the Dave Matthews Band (DMB) are crazy about the live cover songs the band performs. In fact, those who attend concerts seem to "collect" them over time and use them for bragging rights. Can you match the original artist to the DMB cover song?
ponycargirl editor
Jan 21 19
174 plays
trivia quiz  It's Been Covered 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jamc100, Nov 29 03

This quiz features songs that have been remade or covered. Tell me who did the original. Some questions might be tricky.
Nov 29 03
3129 plays
match quiz  The Sincerest Form of Flattery? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Sep 10 18

Imitation, that is. The Rockettes have come up with ten performers who have inspired cover versions of their songs. Can you link the cover versions to the originals?
rossian editor
Sep 10 18
174 plays
trivia quiz  Original Artists of These Great Cover Songs 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DoveHouse, Sep 25 11

Quite often there are some good covers done of great songs, but do you know who the original artists were of the following?
DoveHouse gold member
Sep 25 11
804 plays
trivia quiz  Who Recorded The Song First 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, unhygenix, Jan 22 11

Whatever your opinion of cover versions are, they have been done since music was played. I'll give you info on a song and let you guess who recorded it before them.
Jan 22 11
498 plays
trivia quiz  Original Singers 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, billnor, Jul 20 03

I'll give you a song and artist and you tell me who recorded it originally.
Jul 20 03
3489 plays
trivia quiz  60's Cover Songs 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, TOKENHIPPIE, Aug 10 13

Who's on first. You will choose either who released or recorded it first. Some may be obvious, others not so obvious. It's up to you to figure out which is which.
Aug 10 13
639 plays
trivia quiz  Covers and Originals 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, up4abeer, Oct 26 04

I'll provide you with a hit song and the name of an artist who covered the hit. You choose the original artist. Some have been covered multiple times. The correct answer is the original artist.
Oct 26 04
1320 plays
trivia quiz  Cover Me! 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, maan22, Jul 22 03

Covers, I have a soft spot for them, although they are often despised by critics... Their loss! Here is a mixed bag of questions with regard to covers. Have fun! I did making it!
Jul 22 03
870 plays
trivia quiz  Songs You Thought Joan Jett Wrote 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DrLoveGun, Jul 18 18

Joan Jett may not be the great songwriter you thought she was. A lot of her songs aren't her songs. How many artists that she covered do you know?
Jul 18 18
114 plays
trivia quiz  60s Cover Tunes Pt. 2 10 questions
Impossible, 10 Qns, TOKENHIPPIE, Feb 28 14

Most of the questions refer to USA releases on vinyl unless otherwise noted in the question. The artist to have a hit with the song was not always the one who released it first. So if you feel confident, be my guest.
Feb 28 14
489 plays
trivia quiz  When Was It Originally Released? 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, tigereye_101, Dec 02 03

Done with the help of Death_2000ad. For each question give me the year in which the song was first released by the original artist.
Dec 02 03
465 plays
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