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1 A Grunge Man Remembered
Some loved him, some hated him - but you can't deny he was influential. Like most real geniuses, he left our world too soon. Here are ten songs that remember the late, great Kurt Cobain.
Difficult
10 Q
guitargoddess
Feb 02 08
2220 plays
2 Real People Used In Song Lyrics
Chart references in this quiz pertain mostly to the UK chart. Specific points about each song are included in the additional info which will be displayed with the correct answer.
Average
10 Q
Jennifer84
Nov 19 14
219 plays
3 Clergymen in Song
Many hit songs have had references to religious figures in them. This quiz deals with some of the better known releases.
Tough
10 Q
shanteyman
Jun 19 09
507 plays
4 Songs About Movie Stars
All of these songs contain references to famous movie stars; I will give you a mixture of name the song, name the artist and identify the lyrics. Most were hit singles in the UK plus a couple of well-known album tracks.
Average
10 Q
Mutchisman
Apr 03 07
3120 plays
5 Superheroes in Song
There have been many different superheroes immortalized in literature, and some have gone on to be mentioned in music as well. Here is my quiz based on songs that mention superheroes, you just give me the artist who performs them.
Average
15 Q
Spaudrey
May 28 11
408 plays
6 Immortalised in Song
A quiz about famous and not-so-famous people who have had songs written about them. Some of the songs may be more familiar to UK quizzers than to US quizzers.
Average
10 Q
Supersal1
Dec 30 07
1635 plays
7 Teacher Feature - Educators in Song
Hands up if you've ever had a crush on a teacher...right, now hands down or you won't be able to take this quiz! Not all of these songs are about drooling over Sir or Miss, but they do all involve teachers in some way. Pencils ready? Good, we'll begin!
Average
10 Q
ing
Jul 09 09
501 plays
8 Historical Figures on the Charts
This quiz is about some of the famous rock and songs and artists that have had references to well known historical figures.
Tough
10 Q
shanteyman
Aug 11 09
663 plays
9 He Was A Friend of Mine: JFK in music
Although his reign lasted fewer than 1,000 days, few US Presidents have had as much said or written about them than John F. Kennedy. Here are questions about songs referencing his death.
Tough
10 Q
darksplash
Nov 24 13
420 plays
10 The Singer, Not the Song
All of the songs in this quiz reference a singer in the lyrics. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to find them. UK chart: Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles.
Average
10 Q
shipyardbernie
May 01 14
348 plays
11 Songs About Singers and Musicians
Many songwriters tip their hat at a fellow musician in their songs. Some of these references are direct, and others are more oblique. Most of the references are from the sixties and seventies.
Average
10 Q
janetgool
Jan 31 08
1008 plays
12 Who's That Song About ?
All the questions in the quiz refer to songs written about, or for people. Have fun guessing the answers, it's not too hard!
Difficult
15 Q
tedbhoy
Aug 10 09
1044 plays
13 Historical Figures in Songs
Do you know which historical figures are mentioned in these songs?
Average
10 Q
AlonsoKing
Oct 07 11
771 plays
14 Sappy Songs: Name the Character
Name the characters from these songs based on the story synopsis and a line from the lyrics. These songs are from the 1950s up to the early 1970s, and all tell stories, mostly of heartache and tragedy, that classifies them as sappy songs.
Tough
10 Q
cruskit50
Jan 09 08
852 plays
15 Sing Me Someone Famous
The lyrics to all these songs name famous people. Just pick the song, the singer or the famous person. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
wenray
Sep 06 14
519 plays
16 Rock Songs About Famous People
The following are rock songs that were written about famous people. Name the correct famous person for each song.
Average
10 Q
beavisbeatle
Aug 14 02
5271 plays
17 Unnamed Title Characters
These songs have titles that refer to people, but they are never named. See if you remember these anonymous title characters.
Average
10 Q
merylfederman
Apr 08 05
1542 plays
18 Who's Singing About Me?
These songs are kind of unusual in that the names of other artists are included in the lyrics. See if you can figure out what you know about the following songs. All songs are from the U.S. Billboard charts and range fromthe 60s through 80s.
Tough
10 Q
fredsixties
Feb 27 09
870 plays
19 Celebrities Mentioned in Classic Rock 'n Roll
This quiz deals with notable people (celebs, authors, politicians, etc.) who are referred to in, or are somehow related to rock'n'roll songs from the 60s to the present.
Average
10 Q
twinflame
Nov 12 05
2628 plays
20 Dedicated To The One I Love...
We all think of certain tunes as 'our song'...here's a quiz on who and what these hits were REALLY meant for.
Tough
15 Q
Oddball
Dec 29 02
1698 plays
21 His and Hers Songs
Many songs have the words "man" or "woman" (or sometimes both) in their title. See how many of them you know.
Tough
20 Q
bullymom
May 14 03
3441 plays
22 The Famous Sing The Famous
They are all famous names, but which songs were they mentioned in?? From a whole range of genres, over four decades!
Average
10 Q
PooDog
Mar 03 03
4512 plays
23 Oldies Song People
What artists have songs that mention the following people?
Average
10 Q
robert362
May 23 01
3402 plays
24 Who's that song about, again?
A quiz about songs, and who they are written for or dedicated to. This is a follow up to my previous quiz.
Difficult
10 Q
tedbhoy
Apr 06 11
612 plays
25 Songs Written About Real People
This quiz, 9 MC Questions, 1 Fill in the Blank (an easy one), is about Songs that were written with a real person in mind. Good Luck.
Average
10 Q
Ken1260
Mar 11 00
5106 plays
26 Characters of Classic Rock
Rock music is full of fun characters. See if you can answer the questions below about some of my favorites.
Average
10 Q
dan2626
Jan 13 10
1335 plays
27 Classic Rock Characters III
The third of a series of quizzes about characters thought up by classic rock artists. These are all from the 1960s and 70s.
Average
10 Q
oofahlandian
May 27 06
696 plays
28 Famous People or Groups in Songs
Hi there! All of these songs contain famous people or groups within the lyrics. How many do you know?
Difficult
10 Q
FussBudget
May 17 03
1923 plays
29 Classic Rock Characters II
The second of several quizzes about characters that appear in classic rock songs.
Average
10 Q
oofahlandian
May 22 06
933 plays
30 Classic Rock Characters I
The first of several quizzes about characters that appear in classic rock songs.
Average
10 Q
oofahlandian
May 20 06
894 plays
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