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1
Hey, That's My Song Vol. 1

In a twist, I'd like to know who first popularized these cover songs. Most are from the 50s, 60s or 70s.
Tough
10 Q
fredsixties
Nov 21 08
2070 plays
2
Hey, That's My Song Vol. 2

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.
Average
10 Q
fredsixties
Nov 26 08
2070 plays
3
Remakes and Originals

A Quiz about hit songs and the artists who recorded the original version.
Tough
10 Q
shanteyman
May 06 09
1137 plays
4
By Request

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.
Average
10 Q
Plodd
Oct 08 14
429 plays
5
Who Originally Recorded It?

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.
Tough
10 Q
eauhomme
Jan 27 08
1521 plays
6
Hey, Those Beatles Stole My Song

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?
Tough
10 Q
fredsixties
Nov 30 10
603 plays
7
Sing Me a Michael Buble Covered Song

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!
Average
10 Q
wenray
Mar 07 14
240 plays
8
Rock Remakes

There have been a lot of rock remakes recently, how well do you remember the original songs?
Average
15 Q
laranko5
Jan 14 04
5124 plays
9
Original Artists of These Great Cover Songs

Quite often there are some good covers done of great songs, but do you know who the original artists were of the following?
Average
10 Q
DoveHouse
Sep 25 11
774 plays
10
It's Been Covered

This quiz features songs that have been remade or covered. Tell me who did the original. Some questions might be tricky.
Average
10 Q
jamc100
Nov 29 03
3006 plays
11
Who Recorded The Song First

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.
Average
10 Q
unhygenix
Jan 22 11
465 plays
12
Original Singers

I'll give you a song and artist and you tell me who recorded it originally.
Average
10 Q
billnor
Jul 20 03
3300 plays
13
60's Cover Songs

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.
Difficult
10 Q
TOKENHIPPIE
Aug 10 13
621 plays
14
Covers and Originals

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.
Average
10 Q
up4abeer
Oct 26 04
1173 plays
15
Cover Me!

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!
Tough
10 Q
maan22
Jul 22 03
852 plays
16
60s Cover Tunes Pt. 2

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.
Impossible
10 Q
TOKENHIPPIE
Feb 28 14
477 plays
17
When Was It Originally Released?

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.
Difficult
10 Q
tigereye_101
Dec 02 03
450 plays
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