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22 quizzes and 225 trivia questions.
  Cover Me! - 10 questions - 3 mins
A cover song can often bring the track to a whole new audience, and while many people will assert that the original is always the best version, quite often a cover song can be just as good or even surpass the original.
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, Apr 15 23
480154st gold member
Apr 15 23
256 plays
  Tales of the Cover great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Fans of the Dave Matthews Band (DMB) are crazy about the live cover songs the band performs. In fact, those who attend concerts seem to "collect" them over time and use them for bragging rights. Can you match the original artist to the DMB cover song?
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jan 26 19
ponycargirl editor
Jan 26 19
331 plays
  Hey, That's My Song Vol. 1 top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
In a twist, I'd like to know who first popularized these cover songs. Most are from the 50s, 60s or 70s.
Tough, 10 Qns, fredsixties, May 21 11
2199 plays
  By Request popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, Plodd, Oct 08 14
710 plays
  Such a Copycat - 10 questions - 3 mins
Ten of my favourite song renditions need to be matched with the original singer of the song.
Easier, 10 Qns, tiye, Sep 11 20
tiye gold member
Sep 11 20
481 plays
  Remakes and Originals top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A Quiz about hit songs and the artists who recorded the original version.
Tough, 10 Qns, shanteyman, May 19 09
1214 plays
  Hey, That's My Song Vol. 2 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 Qns, fredsixties, Mar 14 14
2532 plays
  The Sincerest Form of Flattery? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Imitation, that is. The Rockettes have come up with ten performers who have inspired cover versions of their songs. Can you link the cover versions to the originals?
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Sep 11 18
rossian editor
Sep 11 18
246 plays
  Rock Remakes - 15 questions - 4 mins
There have been a lot of rock remakes recently, how well do you remember the original songs?
Average, 15 Qns, laranko5, May 21 11
5286 plays
  Who Originally Recorded It? top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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 Qns, eauhomme, Sep 04 08
1576 plays
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Who sang the original version of this song "American Woman" - Lenny Kravitz?

From Quiz "Original Singers"

  Sing Me a Michael Buble Covered Song popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 Qns, wenray, Apr 08 14
297 plays
  It's Been Covered - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz features songs that have been remade or covered. Tell me who did the original. Some questions might be tricky.
Average, 10 Qns, jamc100, Mar 30 16
3332 plays
  Original Artists of These Great Cover Songs - 10 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, DoveHouse, Oct 06 22
DoveHouse gold member
Oct 06 22
880 plays
  Hey, Those Beatles Stole My Song popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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 Qns, fredsixties, May 21 11
696 plays
  Original Singers - 10 questions - 3 mins
I'll give you a song and artist and you tell me who recorded it originally.
Average, 10 Qns, billnor, Jul 26 09
3582 plays
  Who Recorded It First? - 10 questions - 5 mins
A number of songs have become synonymous with particular artists but were they the first to record it? This quiz puts that to the test. Match the song with the original recording artist.
Tough, 10 Qns, Desimac, May 22 19
Desimac gold member
May 22 19
165 plays
  Covers and Originals - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 Qns, up4abeer, Oct 03 13
1338 plays
  60's Cover Songs - 10 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, TOKENHIPPIE, Aug 13 13
662 plays
  Songs You Thought Joan Jett Wrote - 10 questions - 3 mins
Joan Jett may not be the great songwriter you thought she was. A lot of her songs aren't her songs. How many artists that she covered do you know?
Average, 10 Qns, DrLoveGun, Jul 18 18
Jul 18 18
133 plays
  Who Recorded The Song First - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 Qns, unhygenix, Jan 23 11
514 plays
  60s Cover Tunes Pt. 2 - 10 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, TOKENHIPPIE, Feb 28 14
500 plays
  When Was It Originally Released? - 10 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, tigereye_101, Jan 28 08
472 plays
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