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Historical Events in Songs

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1 Nazism and the Holocaust in Rock Music
Not many rock musicians dared to tread the paths of this dark era. This quiz focuses on those who did, each using a different approach. Be sure to read the interesting info sections.
Tough
10 Q
gentlegiant17
Oct 17 07
2943 plays
2 Apartheid and its Resistance Heroes in Music
Apartheid was one of South Africa's darkest eras, and only a few musicians were brave enough to express their feelings. A tribute quiz to all those who fought against Apartheid. Best of luck!
Average
10 Q
thegogga
Jul 31 08
381 plays
3 Vietnam: A War Set To Music
Few conflicts have inspired so many songs as Vietnam. Many of those songs reflected - some say inflamed - public opinion of an unpopular war.
Average
15 Q
darksplash
Jul 30 11
492 plays
4 Is There Any Truth to that Song?
Some songs are good 'story songs' and many story songs are based on real events. Here are ten; can you place them?
Average
10 Q
CmdrK
Jun 04 13
1107 plays
5 Protest Songs
Here is a 'Protest Song' quiz with a little more than the usual. I give the issue or event, you tell me the song that protested it. Good Luck!
Average
10 Q
hews
Apr 10 00
2517 plays
6 Let's View History Through Music!
Special events, wars, good times and other occasions in history that some creative people felt should be preserved for posterity in the form of music. Enjoy yourself!
Average
10 Q
logcrawler
Apr 17 14
444 plays
7 Songs Inspired by Real Events
Of course you know the songs. But do you know what caused them to be written?
Tough
10 Q
tncvols
Oct 19 10
813 plays
8 Hell No. We Won't Go!
It was the resistance chant of the 1960s. Uncle Sam needs you to answer these questions about opposition to war and conscription as told in folk, rock, and soul music.
Difficult
15 Q
oscarguy
Jul 03 04
774 plays
9 This Song is About Vietnam?
Yeah, us '60s relics remember Country Joe and the Fish and his "1,2,3 what are we fightin' for..." But who knew that a certain Monkees song was also about Vietnam? Read on....
Average
5 Q
Daft
Nov 25 02
1620 plays
10 There's A Song About It
Historic events are often retold in song. Read these newspaper headlines and see if you can recall the songs based on the stories. Have fun.
Tough
10 Q
oscarguy
Oct 13 03
2028 plays
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Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:22 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Which of these songs protested the Vietnam Conflict?
* Which of these songs protested the 'Apartheid' policies?
* Which song protested the killing of 13 unarmed civilians by British troops in Derry in 1972?
* Which of these Beatles tracks, written by Paul McCartney, protested the meddling of Yoko Ono in the affairs of the band?
* Which of these tracks was banned in some US states for its protest of the banality of the modern soap opera?


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