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1 Looking for Clues at Mythical Music Murder Scenes
Joe "I'm Just Looking for Clues at the Scene of the Crime" Walsh left music to join MUSIC - Murders Unsolved Special Investigation Corps. Ten of his most famous cases; could you have solved them?
Average
10 Q
Mutchisman
Jul 20 08
23193 plays
2 They 2 Died in the Lyrics
This is a sequel to my first quiz about people who "die, have died or are about to die" in the lyrics of a song. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
glendathecat
Sep 23 09
1425 plays
3 They Died in the Lyrics
Tearjerkers have always been a great way for artists to force their way into the public's record collections. This is a quiz about songs in which people die. Or have just died. Or are about to die.
Average
10 Q
glendathecat
Sep 17 09
1956 plays
4 Sad Songs Say So Much
Selections are mostly classic rock with a few pop songs mixed in, spanning four decades. All songs enjoyed some measure of success and most are radio favourites within their respective genres of music.
Average
15 Q
johnnycat777
Mar 04 09
2469 plays
5 Tragedy in Songs, Part 7: Criminals and Prison
"I fought the law, and the law won." --Sonny Curtis. Can you answer these questions about crime, outlaws, and prison?
Tough
10 Q
Czolgolz
Aug 08 09
525 plays
6 Sing Me To Death
In all of the songs in this quiz, the hero, heroine (or it could even be somebody else), dies. All you need to do is match the songs with the singers. Good luck.
Average
10 Q
wenray
Jun 21 12
711 plays
7 Dead? It's OK It's Only A Song
Songs about death had their heyday in the '50s & '60s. Can you remember any of them or who sang them, it would help. US chart:Joel Whitburn's book of Billboard Top Pop Singles. UK chart:The Guinness book of British Hit Singles.
Average
10 Q
shipyardbernie
Aug 27 11
450 plays
8 Shooting up the Charts
This quiz deals with US pop and rock songs that involved shooting in the title or lyrics.
Tough
10 Q
shanteyman
Aug 23 10
492 plays
9 They 3 Died in the Lyrics
This is the third in a trilogy of quizzes on those who "die, have died or are about to die" in the lyrics of a song.
Average
10 Q
glendathecat
Sep 26 09
771 plays
10 War in Music
"Mother, Mother, there's too many of you crying. Brother, brother, brother there's far too many of you dying." Some of the songs on this quiz helped to stop a war.
Difficult
10 Q
JoeSmow
Jun 25 07
696 plays
11 Tragedy in Songs, Part 3: Coal Miners
Ever hear a cheerful song about mining? Can you identify these songs about mine collapses, black lung, and environmental damage?
Tough
10 Q
czolgolz
Sep 21 04
1134 plays
12 Ten 'Killer' Songs
Ten songs about murder! A mixture of questions, name the act, who wrote it etc. Most were hit singles in the UK plus some famous album tracks. Not sure if 'enjoy' is appropriate. Not for the squeamish.
Difficult
10 Q
Mutchisman
Jul 17 07
1227 plays
13 FT Detectives: The Case of the Radio Rampage
Welcome, Detectives! Authorities worldwide need your help in solving a number of cases. Please help us solve this backlog of musical mayhem.
Average
10 Q
kscleaves
Sep 13 09
240 plays
14 Tragedy in Songs, Part 5: Gunfights and Shootings
A Smith and Wesson beats four aces every time. Can you name these songs about being at the wrong end of a gun?
Average
10 Q
czolgolz
Jan 28 05
1260 plays
15 Musical Mayhem
Top 40 music wasn't all malt shops and dreamy eyes. Here we have questions about songs with violence, crime and punishment, and a few selected neer-do-wells! But they're easy to dance to. Any chart info is Billboard U.S. Enjoy.
Tough
10 Q
JRooowe
Aug 20 10
471 plays
16 Tragedy in Songs, Part 1: Fatal Car Wrecks
Can you identify these songs where someone dies in a vehicle accident?
Tough
10 Q
Czolgolz
Aug 02 04
2883 plays
17 Tragedy In Songs 6: The Futility of War
"Boys keep marching off to war," sayeth Sonny and Cher. Can you name these songs about the futility and general hopelessness of war?
Difficult
10 Q
czolgolz
Aug 23 05
492 plays
18 Tragedy in Songs, Part 4: Shipwrecks and Drownings
Avast, ye scurvy dogs! Can you name these fun songs where someone ends up sleeping with the fishes?
Tough
10 Q
czolgolz
Oct 20 04
732 plays
19 Memorial Days / Death in Lyrics
Sometimes it's really hard to say good-bye to someone or something you've cared about. May this quiz share your emotions on these special days.
Average
10 Q
asawdust
Apr 30 10
300 plays
20 Tragedy in Songs Part 8: Random Tragedy
Can you recognize these sad, tragic songs by their descriptions?
Average
10 Q
Czolgolz
May 13 12
279 plays
21 Depressing Lyrics
This quiz is on the lyrics of ten really depressing songs. Good luck and try to keep your chin up.
Difficult
10 Q
diamondjim68
Oct 01 07
996 plays
22 Tragedy in Songs, Part 2: Hangings
Grandpa used to say there's nothing like a song about a hangin'. Can you identify these songs about gallows, lynchings, and executions?
Difficult
10 Q
czolgolz
Aug 21 04
699 plays
23 Homicidal Rock
I was listening to the radio one morning and I started thinking about how many rock songs involve murder. I was surprised how many songs are out there. This is my first quiz. I had fun writing it. I hope you enjoy it too.
Average
10 Q
sara90
Apr 05 06
540 plays
24 Disastrous Music
Each question in the quiz is about music that mentions a form of natural disaster. There is nothing obscure, so while the music is flirting with disaster you won't be.
Tough
10 Q
DieHard
Apr 26 03
636 plays
25 Substance Abuse in Popular Music
Sadly, there is a lot of popular music that deals with substance abuse. See how much you know about this subject (it may make you think!)
Tough
10 Q
genacov
Jul 23 02
855 plays
26 Sad Songs
Music often sums up what you can't quite say on your own. For the rough spots in life, sometimes only the real tearjerkers will do. Here's a quiz about some of my favorites.
Tough
10 Q
neon000
Jan 12 07
606 plays
27 Songs That Makes You Cry
Let's find out if you know who sings these songs?
Difficult
15 Q
Vermic
Jan 23 01
1095 plays
28 Child Abuse in Popular Music
Another sad subject that is touched on frequently in popular music. See if you can identify these songs and/or artists.
Tough
10 Q
genacov
Aug 05 02
723 plays
29 Depressing Songs Trivia
These questions are all related to songs and artists who are mentioned in Tom Reynolds' book "I Hate Myself And Want To Die, The 52 Most Depressing Songs You've Ever Heard". Have fun and try to keep smiling.
Tough
10 Q
sweetbuzzy
Oct 15 06
780 plays
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Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:24 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* (General) Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods recorded a disco song about a young man who dies in a non-specific war. The song was called '_____, Don't be a Hero.' What name goes in the blank?
* Who had a hit in 1975 with a song called: 'Tears On My Pillow'?
* Who had a hit in 1990 with a song that was also called: 'Tears On My Pillow'?
* Who had a hit with a song called: 'Tears In The Morning'?
* Which British ska-group had a hit in 1980 with a song called: 'Tears Of A Clown'?


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