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138 quizzes and 1,932 trivia questions.
  Were Those Songs Really That Old? Finis! editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Our last quiz of the series... I think. Join me as we review those really old songs that debuted in the golden olden days and resurfaced during the rock era (another golden era... now).
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Feb 19 12
maddogrick16 gold member
3468 plays
  Were Those Songs Really That Old? best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
During the rock era, hit songs from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s were "modernized" and amazingly became hits again on the Billboard charts. We'll sample a few of them and test your knowledge of musical history.
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Oct 11 15
maddogrick16 gold member
3873 plays
  The Early 1960s - Reprises top quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
If your quizzyland oldies station - KFTS - only played each song by each artist just once, you'd hear these great songs at least twice. Check it out!
Average, 15 Qns, maddogrick16, Feb 11 23
maddogrick16 gold member
Feb 11 23
5492 plays
How many times have we thought "that was a great song that I haven't heard before"? Here are ten songs thought to be original but then we subsequently found out they were covers.
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Sep 17 18
1nn1 gold member
Sep 17 18
1181 plays
  Same Song, Different Singer top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are nine questions about one song that was recorded by two (or more) artists. Your task is to identify those behind the different releases. Q10 asks about one song title, but different songs.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Feb 01 23
darksplash gold member
Feb 01 23
204 plays
  Who Else Sang It - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about songs that have been recorded by multiple artists. Some have achieved more acclaim than others, but they have all reached some level of success in the music industry.
Easier, 10 Qns, cardsfan_027, Aug 21 22
cardsfan_027 gold member
Aug 21 22
342 plays
  Cover Me top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A quiz about unusual cover versions of popular songs and the artists that recorded them.
Average, 10 Qns, kino76, Jun 04 18
kino76 gold member
Jun 04 18
437 plays
  Were Those Songs Really That Old? Vol III top quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
More of grandpa and grandma's music brought back to life in the rock era. They might have enjoyed some of these covers... others maybe not so much. Billboard or the equivalent chart information was used but the music was universal.
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Feb 10 12
maddogrick16 gold member
633 plays
  Were Those Songs Really That Old? Vol II best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Here's another selection of ten hits that first charted prior to 1950 and returned to the Billboard charts during the rock era. Most of the originals date back to the 1920-30 era. The covers are mostly from the 1960s. Enjoy the reminiscing!
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Nov 01 15
maddogrick16 gold member
866 plays
  Rock Music's Mockingbirds, Part 2 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
In this quiz, you are asked to name the artists who originally wrote and performed songs that became hits for someone else.
Average, 10 Qns, treplag, Oct 31 07
2144 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Jimi Hendrix did not write "All Along the Watchtower." Who did?

From Quiz "How Many of These Songs Did You Know Were Covers? "

  I Got the Music in Me great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Elvis Presley had a way to make songs his own. Here's ten songs that Elvis released as singles that had already been kind to other artists. Match the song with the artist who'd previously recorded it.
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Aug 14 19
pollucci19 gold member
Aug 14 19
294 plays
  Sing That Again top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Covers are rife in the pop music world but less common is the self-cover. Here are ten acts that have remade their own songs employing the industry adage, "If it ain't broke, fix it anyway".
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Aug 27 22
Snowman gold member
Aug 27 22
628 plays
  Rock & Roll Cover Songs - 10 questions - 4 mins
Rock & Roll cover songs from the 70's, 80's, and 90's. I'll tell you the songs and who did the remake, you tell me who did the original, which may have been recorded earlier than the 70's.
Average, 10 Qns, chupacabra, Feb 20 14
6552 plays
  Covered With Glory popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quick look at ten cover versions of pop songs with some information behind them.
Average, 10 Qns, Upstart3, May 27 22
Upstart3 gold member
May 27 22
335 plays
  That's Just Wrong! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Cover versions can give new life to an old favourite but sometimes you can't help thinking...that's just wrong!
Average, 10 Qns, EmmaF2008, Nov 11 12
EmmaF2008 gold member
595 plays
  Not Another Cover Version! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I give you the singers/groups that sang the original and a cover version of a song. You slide over the correct song.
Easier, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Oct 24 18
shipyardbernie gold member
Oct 24 18
556 plays
  Join Together for a HIt Vol.1 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
In this quiz I give you the song, you have to slide over the two artists named who had hits with the song in the US or UK. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles. UK chart: Guinness book of British Hit Singles.
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Oct 10 17
shipyardbernie gold member
Oct 10 17
488 plays
  Musical Remakes Made Easy great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Having perused the cover song quizzes, I decided that there is a shortage of easier quizzes for this category. This quiz will give you a cover version of a song and task you with naming the original singer/group.
Easier, 10 Qns, bushidox, Feb 18 12
813 plays
  Run for Cover! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I have a soft spot for a good cover song. Here's a quiz about some great covers of famous (mostly) rock songs.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jan 21 16
LadyNym gold member
573 plays
  Cover it Up! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Who sang it first?
Average, 10 Qns, jaknginger, Aug 22 19
jaknginger gold member
Aug 22 19
353 plays
  Hey, That's My Song Vol. 3 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The next in the series of songs where I'll give you the cover and you guess who popularized the original version. Most songs are from the 50s through 70s. Some are easy, and some more difficult, but all should be fun. Enjoy.
Tough, 10 Qns, fredsixties, Jul 13 13
1321 plays
  All About Cover Versions of Famous Songs! - 10 questions - 4 mins
Sometimes cover versions are more famous than their original recordings . . . and sometimes not.
Average, 10 Qns, berenlazarus, Apr 16 22
Apr 16 22
204 plays
  Everything Old Is New Again great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Some of the the biggest hits we think are originals are actually covers. Your task is to match the original artist (on the right) with the more famous knock-off. Come and take a look...
Average, 10 Qns, VegemiteKid, Sep 11 18
VegemiteKid gold member
Sep 11 18
251 plays
  Neon Lights - 10 questions - 4 mins
In 2001, Simple Minds released their "Neon Lights" album. Can you remember who originally had hits with these ten songs which were covered on the album?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Mar 28 12
Rowena8482 gold member
2757 plays
  I Covered Bruce Springsteen top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
With such a wealth of quality material it was not surprising that Bruce Springsteen would write songs for other artists or have his songs covered by others. Here are ten of them.
Average, 10 Qns, Pollucci19, Jul 04 09
Pollucci19 gold member
768 plays
  Second Hand Songs - 10 questions - 2 mins
These are all fairly recent songs. Do you know who originally had a hit with each of them? Try it, I dare you!
Easier, 10 Qns, poodog, Sep 19 18
Sep 19 18
5788 plays
Ten well known songs that were huge hits, eventually. All had more success when re-released.
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, Jun 09 21
480154st gold member
Jun 09 21
275 plays
  Join Together for a Hit Vol.2 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
In this quiz I give you the song, you have to slide over the two artists named who had hits in the US or UK with the song. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles. UK chart: Guinness book of British Hit Singles.
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Oct 12 17
shipyardbernie gold member
Oct 12 17
406 plays
  Cover Versions Fill in the Blank - 10 questions - 6 mins
A selection of ten of my favourite cover versions. Caution! This is a Fill in the Blank quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, Upstart3, Apr 26 17
Upstart3 gold member
Apr 26 17
1201 plays
  Who Really Wrote it? - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are some famous songs that were also made as cover versions by other well-known artists... You need to find the artist/band who originally released it. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, DanielaF, Aug 02 17
Aug 02 17
572 plays
  Strange Bedfellows: Cover Versions - 15 questions - 6 mins
Some bands choose predictable songs to cover, others push the envelope and think outside the box. Here's some trivia about the latter gang. Most dead easy, a couple of more obscure choices.
Tough, 15 Qns, thula2, Aug 29 13
252 plays
  Cover Songs in Rock & Roll - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is all about songs that have been covered by famous Rock n' Roll artists.
Average, 10 Qns, Uselessinfo12, Sep 19 09
1971 plays
  Yours, Mine or Ours - 10 questions - 4 mins
I was surprised that some of these songs were cover versions. I give you the song name, the year of the cover version and the cover artist. Who sings the original?
Average, 10 Qns, kino76, Jul 31 16
kino76 gold member
364 plays
  Rock Music's Mockingbirds great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Sometimes in popular music a song is written and performed by one artist, but it becomes a hit (or a bigger hit) for someone else. Can you identify the original artist of these pop hits?
Tough, 10 Qns, treplag, Feb 14 08
1443 plays
  Who was the Original Artist? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Sometimes you hear a song, and you love it. Then you later find out it's a cover song. For how many of these songs do you know the original artist?
Tough, 10 Qns, DrLoveGun, Jun 02 21
Jun 02 21
240 plays
  Alterations popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 6 mins
This quiz concerns cover versions of older songs recorded by "alternative" and hard rock acts between 1978 and 2002.
Tough, 20 Qns, susanjacosta, Jan 22 08
1089 plays
  As Covered by The Beatles - 10 questions - 4 mins
It would be reasonable to assume that with the song-writing talent of Lennon and McCartney the Beatles would have no need for covers. This quiz takes a look at some Beatles songs which were originally recorded by other artists.
Average, 10 Qns, emiloony, Sep 11 18
Sep 11 18
300 plays
  British Cover Versions popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many songs of the 1950s and 1960s originated in America and were then covered by British artists. Here are ten to identify. All chart placings are Billboard top 100 or UK Singles Chart.
Tough, 10 Qns, Christinap, Sep 07 10
448 plays
  It Ain't Over 'Til It's Rover - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz isn't over until you have answered all ten questions about popular songs that have been covered.
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Mar 26 20
bernie73 gold member
Mar 26 20
159 plays
  UK Cover Version Hits 2004 - 10 questions - 4 mins
There are nearly always a few hits in the UK charts each week that are cover versions, or songs that sample old hits. Here are just a few from late 2003 and early 2004.
Average, 10 Qns, Popsicle01, Feb 20 04
1375 plays
  "Yesterday" Cover Versions - 10 questions - 4 mins
Welcome to the latest installment of the "Cover Version" series. This quiz we'll delve into the song that Guinness has called "Worlds most covered song." "Yesterday" by The Beatles. Hope you enjoy it. Cheers.
Average, 10 Qns, dantecmdy, Sep 24 21
Sep 24 21
823 plays
  The Rockers Favorite Remakes/Covers - 10 questions - 6 mins
Rock the Clock's members enjoy a wide range of music. This quiz illustrates some of our favorite songs that are covers and remakes.
Tough, 10 Qns, redwaldo, Mar 02 15
redwaldo gold member
416 plays
There are a lot of songs where the cover version is more well-known than the original. Some people don't even know that the songs they love are cover songs. How wise are you?
Average, 10 Qns, cbingham, Apr 23 17
Apr 23 17
387 plays
  Tribute Records II - 20 questions - 10 mins
Tribute records are always a very mixed bag. Very often one wonders if the artist that's supposed to be celebrated isn't offended by the sacriligeous deeds done to his oeuvre. This isn't a quiz about those records, but the cool ones instead.
Tough, 20 Qns, hootch, Apr 16 06
299 plays
  90s Covers of 80s Tracks - 10 questions - 4 mins
The 90s was a decade of grunge, rap and alternative music. Many great tracks from this decade were actually covers of 80s hits. Match the 90s band to the 80s track they covered.
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, Sep 11 18
apathy100 gold member
Sep 11 18
212 plays
  Rock Cover Songs - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is on rock groups who made covers of famous songs. Good luck with the quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, diamondjim68, Aug 21 11
807 plays
  Hit Remakes - 10 questions - 4 mins
Some songs are so good that different artists or groups have had hits with the same song over the years. Here's a few. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, DONMAC1, Jan 19 12
4514 plays
  Covers UK - 10 questions - 4 mins
Late 2004 and early 2005 saw a few more remakes and cover versions enter the UK charts. See if you can remember some of those original hits.
Average, 10 Qns, Popsicle01, Mar 06 05
750 plays
  Something Borrowed - 10 questions - 5 mins
Many artists have "borrowed" the song "Et Maintenant", or in English "What Now My Love", to present their own cover versions of it. The song has had many interpretations, even though not all of them stayed true to its original sad content.
Average, 10 Qns, Picard25, Aug 12 11
Picard25 gold member
205 plays
  UK Cover Version Hits 2004 Part 2 - 10 questions - 4 mins
I have been listening to the UK charts again, and spotted some more remakes. Are you old enough (like me!) to remember the originals?
Average, 10 Qns, Popsicle01, Nov 30 04
581 plays
  Great Music Covers - 10 questions - 3 mins
A quiz with a twist - can you name the original artists who recorded famous pop songs - or perhaps name the person who has covered a famous song? Test your musical knowledge with this teasing quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, chancock79, Sep 20 22
Sep 20 22
3560 plays
  Quit Remaking '80s Songs! - 10 questions - 4 mins
The remakes are never as good as the originals. Including music. This quiz is more of a deja vu than a trip down memory lane. Can you guess the original artist, cover artist or name of the song? Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, Proverbs2:10, Nov 30 10
1044 plays
  "Light My Fire" Cover Versions - 10 questions - 4 mins
"Is everybody in?" This quiz is about one of my all time favorite songs, and the artists who covered it. Enjoy.
Average, 10 Qns, dantecmdy, Aug 15 12
764 plays
Sometimes cover songs are more well-known than the original songs. Sometimes people don't even now that they are cover songs. Do you know who originally sang these songs?
Average, 10 Qns, cbingham, Apr 24 17
Apr 24 17
201 plays
  Covers in the 90s A-Z - 25 questions - 6 mins
Lots of old songs got recycled during the 1990s. This is a quiz about those cover versions - in A-Z form! (Well, strictly speaking A-Z minus X. I couldn't find any way to work XTC or X-Ray Spex in.)
Tough, 25 Qns, sandcat, Oct 06 09
3508 plays
  Who Else Popularized These Songs? - 10 questions - 4 mins
A selection of ten remade great hits from 1950s to 1980s.
Average, 10 Qns, wilfredwee, Dec 03 17
Dec 03 17
367 plays
  "Like A Rolling Stone" Cover Versions - 10 questions - 5 mins
Artists from every music genre have paid tribute to Bob Dylan by covering his songs for over 40 years. This quiz deals with his 1965 classic "Like A Rolling Stone" Think you know who covered it? Good luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, dantecmdy, Sep 16 14
324 plays
  Song Remakes - 10 questions - 3 mins
So nice they were sung twice, by different artists.
Average, 10 Qns, LostHero22, Jan 29 17
Jan 29 17
1226 plays
  Cover Versions Quiz for Experts - 10 questions - 3 mins
Who sang whose song? I tell you the song you tell me who covered it.
Average, 10 Qns, angiel, Aug 15 15
2044 plays
  Various Cover Songs 2 - 10 questions - 5 mins
As my first 'Various Cover Songs' quiz has reached 100 plays, I thought I write another to celebrate!
Average, 10 Qns, base_hex, Sep 26 18
Sep 26 18
513 plays
  Quite Recent Song Remakes - 5 questions - 3 mins
Here is a list of recent songs, that are all remakes of old ones. All you have to do is name the original artist.
Average, 5 Qns, dph1619, Jun 14 10
3385 plays
  Song Covers-Easy To Be Hard - 15 questions - 6 mins
Some re-makes (covers) of songs are more famous than the original song. Here are some questions about songs which were more popular the second or more time around.
Tough, 15 Qns, dobbywestham, Mar 07 11
833 plays
  Be You Angels? - 10 questions - 5 mins
It's happened hundreds of times- one band makes a song and another band takes over the world with it. Do you know who did this and who didn't do that?
Tough, 10 Qns, posty, Apr 12 21
Apr 12 21
721 plays
  UK Chart Cover Versions - Mixture - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are some pot luck style questions on cover versions. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, MrHippo, Oct 28 06
463 plays
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