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Party is Such Sweet Sorrow
  Party is Such Sweet Sorrow    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
It's party time! I love rock, punk, and metal, but the DJ isn't playing the songs I've requested.
Easier, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Sep 09 18
AcrylicInk gold member
Sep 09 18
473 plays
Will the Real Gloria Please Rise
  Will the Real Gloria Please Rise?    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Several different songs titled "Gloria" have been written and recorded. See what you know about these different songs.
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Jan 15 23
bernie73 gold member
Jan 15 23
238 plays
  Use My Title, Not My Song   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Each question will have two songs of the rock era with nothing in common except the title. The lyrics will be completely different. Songs will range from the 50s through the 80s. How many can you identify?
Average, 15 Qns, fredsixties, Mar 01 22
Mar 01 22
1332 plays
Several song titles have been recorded by multiple artist. For this quiz, please match the song title to the three artists who have used it.
Easier, 10 Qns, workisboring, Oct 16 17
workisboring gold member
Oct 16 17
528 plays
  Two Peas in an iPod   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is an Author Challenge. My iPod is quite old and no longer displays the artist, only the song. That's a problem as there are few covers on my iPod. I have lots of different songs with the same title but completely different songs. Can you help?
Tough, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Aug 08 15
1nn1 gold member
306 plays
  10 Questions on Same Title, Different Song   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There have been many songs recorded that shared the same title but were different songs.
Tough, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Dec 31 12
404 plays
  Same Tune, Different Song   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
What do you do if you have some great lyrics but can't think up a great melody to go with it? Well you could use a tune from another song. In the days before copyright lawyers this was a common practice and many tunes have been successfully re-used.
Tough, 10 Qns, ErnestS, May 21 11
687 plays
  Same Title, Different Song Test Your Knowledge    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is on songs that have the same title but were from different singers or bands. Good luck with the quiz.
Tough, 10 Qns, diamondjim68, May 28 11
475 plays
  Same Name, Different Song Quiz for Experts    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll name the artists who all had hits with different songs using the same name...all you have to do is give me the name of the song(s). I'll try to help with a lyric or two. Good Luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, Oddball, Jan 28 08
1693 plays
  1980s Shared Titles    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some songs in the 80s used the same title but were different songs. Given the shared title, can you pick the artists who did the songs?
Tough, 10 Qns, bravomoose, May 16 08
1291 plays
trivia question Quick Question
I'm telling you no "Lies" one of the following artists DID NOT record a song by this title. Who DID NOT tell any "Lies"?

From Quiz "Same Title, Different Songs"

  Same Title, Different Songs    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are a surprising number of songs that have made the Billboard Hot 100 that have the same title. Some are well known and others not so much. I will give you the title and you will tell me who DID NOT record a charted song by this title. Enjoy.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, ticky100, Nov 18 11
Very Difficult
ticky100 gold member
368 plays
  Multiple Choice Quiz about Same Title Different Song    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about songs that have the same title, but have different lyrics. There are NO remakes of songs!
Difficult, 10 Qns, LilSpikey, Jan 28 08
2001 plays
  Same Title Different Song: 10 Questions    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All of these were hits through the years, this may be tough if you aren't old enough to remember, or a music trivia buff, this is my first quiz so give me some input on what you think.
Tough, 10 Qns, DONMAC1, Dec 03 10
1938 plays
  10 Questions about Same Name, Different Song    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Since there are only so many names to go around, many songs share the same name, but are totally different. I'll give you a line from each song, you give me the name they share. All songs are from the 70s and 80s.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, zeke68, Jan 28 08
Very Difficult
534 plays

Same Title Trivia Questions

1. "Smooth Operator" was a song by Sade released in the US in 1985. Which Jazz/Pop singer nicknamed "Sassy' released a single titled "Smooth Operator" in 1959?

From Quiz
Same Title, Different Song

Answer: Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan released "Smooth Operator" as a single for Mercury Records a year before switching to the Roulette label. The Flip-Side was an Irving Berlin tune titled "Maybe It's Because (I Love You Too Much)". Clyde Otis and Murray Stein composed Sarah's "Smooth Operator". "Smooth Operator" was released as a single and not included on any 1959 Mercury album releases. Her first album came out in 1944 and was titled "Sarah Vaughan and Her All-Stars". She became known as "Sassy" and "The Sailor" because of her occasional use of off color language. She got her start in the early forties by performing at Amateur Nights in New York venues such as The Apollo Theater. Dinah Washington became known on the US Pop charts for her duets with Brook Benton. Della Reese's first album was "Melancholy Baby" in 1957 and Ella Fitzgerald began her recording career in the thirties.

2. Who DID NOT chart with a song called "Action"?

From Quiz Same Title, Different Songs

Answer: The Jelly Beans

Freddy Cannon's "Action" peaked at number thirteen on the Billboard charts in August 1965. Sweet had some action with their song, as it peaked at number twenty in February 1976. This was the only action for Terror Fabulous coming in at number forty-three in July 1994. The Jelly Beans' biggest hit was "I Wanna Love Him So Bad" which reached number nine in June 1964.

3. Aerosmith released a song with the same title of a hit by The Four Seasons. What was the name of the song?

From Quiz Same Title, Different Song

Answer: Rag Doll

The Four Seasons released 'Rag Doll' as a single in 1964. Aerosmith recorded 'Rag Doll' for their 1987 CD 'Permanent Vacation'. Aerosmith also had two songs called 'Young Lust' and 'My Girl' which were on their 1989 CD 'Pump'. 'Young Lust' was a song by Pink Floyd, which appeared on their 1979 double album, 'The Wall', and 'My Girl' was a song from the popular Motown band, The Temptations.

4. The Four Seasons used this title in 1965, but this title was previously used for a lesser known tune by Mary Wells in 1960. What's the title?

From Quiz Use My Title, Not My Song

Answer: Bye Bye Baby

"Bye Bye Baby" was the original title of a Four Seasons classic which hit the U.S Billboard Hot 100 charts in 1965. It went as high as number 12 on the charts when released that year. Later issues of the recording list the title as "Bye Bye Baby (Baby Goodbye)". The Mary Wells song was her initial Motown recording in 1960 and reached number 45 on the Billboard charts, although it fared better on the R&B charts, reaching number eight.

5. Which acts hit the top three with two separate songs entitled "Angel"?

From Quiz 1980s Shared Titles

Answer: Madonna and Aerosmith

"This just can't be coincidence; the only way that this makes sense is that oo-oo you're an Angel" from Madonna, and of course, Aerosmith wanted their Angel to "come and save me tonight."

6. "We tried to talk it over, but the words come out too rough" and "My life has a better meaning."

From Quiz Same Name, Different Song

Answer: Best of My Love

The Eagles song was released in 1975 and is included on one of the best selling albums of all time, "Eagles Greatest Hits Volume 1." The Emotions song was released during the disco craze of 1977.

7. Joe South, the Spinners and the Alan Parsons Project:

From Quiz Same Name, Different Song

Answer: Games People Play

Each song charted about a decade apart from each other (South's in the 60's, the Spinners in the 70's and the Project in the 80's).

8. This same title different song was a hit for the Jackson Five in 1972 and the Thompson Twins in 1989.

From Quiz Same Title Different Song

Answer: Sugar Daddy

9. In 1973 Paul McCartney and Wings had a hit with "My Love". Which fellow British Invasion artist had a hit with a song called "My Love" in 1966?

From Quiz Same Title, Different Song

Answer: Petula Clark

In 1964 Petula Clark burst onto the US Billboard charts with the US Number One hit "Downtown". Two years later she repeated the feat when she placed "My Love" at the top of the US charts. Although she had other Top Ten hits including "This Is My Song" and "Don't Sleep in the Subway", "My Love" and "Downtown" were her only US Number One singles. Petula was the daughter of two British nurses and was named by her father who reportedly combined the names of two of his old flames named Pet and Ulla. In 1973 "My Love" by Paul McCartney and Wings became the highest charting single from their "Red Rose Speedway" album. Marianne Faithfull's first US hit was "As Tears Go By" in 1965. In 1964 "Wishin' and Hopin'" became a US hit for Dusty Springfield. Cilla Black put "You're My World" on the US charts in 1968.

10. The Beatles had a song called "Misery". An alternative 1990s band had a song of the same name. Who was this band?

From Quiz Same Title, Different Song

Answer: Soul Asylum

'Misery' was from the Beatles first British LP, 'Please Please Me' (1963). In 1995, Soul Asylum released another song called 'Misery' and included it on their 'Let The Dim Light Shine' CD.

11. Orleans, a popular group from the 1970s took this title, which was formerly used by The Drifters, and had a hit in 1975. What's the common title?

From Quiz Use My Title, Not My Song

Answer: Dance With Me

"Dance With Me" was a song that Orleans recorded in 1975 that became its first major hit. It topped out at number six on the U.S. Billboard charts and helped secure the group's position as one of the major "soft rock" influences of the 1970s. They would later follow with their biggest hit "Still The One" about a year later. The Drifters' song of the same title was a number one hit for the group way back in 1959 and featured the lead voice of Ben E. King.

12. Which two bands had separate releases called "Notorious"?

From Quiz 1980s Shared Titles

Answer: Duran Duran and Loverboy

Duran Duran's version was produced by Nile Rodgers of Chic. Loverboy's "every mother's nightmare, every school boy's dream" was their last serious attempt at a US hit. It didn't quite make it.

13. "But listen carefully to the sound of your loneliness" and "Pull myself together, put on my walking shoes"

From Quiz Same Name, Different Song

Answer: Dreams

Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" hit #1 in 1977, off the #1 album, "Rumours." Molly Hatchet's "Dreams" was a cover of an Allman Brothers song.

14. This song is on Cher's 'Believe', but is also Del Shannon's best-known song.

From Quiz Same Title Different Song

Answer: 'Runaway'

She did the song in 1999, and he did the song almost 30 years earlier.

15. Neil Sedaka, the O-Jays, Led Zeppelin:

From Quiz Same Name, Different Song

Answer: Stairway To Heaven

Actually, Zeppelin never released their song as a single.

16. This same title different song was a hit for Bryan Adams in 1985 and Whitney Houston in 1993.

From Quiz Same Title Different Song

Answer: Run to You

17. Shocking Blue had a hit with "Venus" in 1974 and Bananarama also had a hit with the same song in 1986. Which Teen Idol had a US hit in 1959 with a song called "Venus"?

From Quiz Same Title, Different Song

Answer: Frankie Avalon

In 1958 "De De Dinah" became Frankie Avalon's first US Top Ten hit. "Venus" and "Why" topped the charts the following year. In 1960 Frankie began his film career appearing in "The Alamo" and "Guns of the Timberland". In 1963 he was cast in "Operation Bikini" and "Beach Party" which began a string of beach-themed films for Frankie. In 1987 he and Annette Funicello teamed up to star in "Back to the Beach" and two years later they both made a cameo in "Troop Beverly Hills". Frankie met and married his wife Kathryn in 1963. They had ten children and some of them continue to tour with Frankie as musicians. "Venus In Blue Jeans" was a 1962 Top Ten by Jimmy Clanton. Bobby Rydell hit the American charts in 1959 with "Kissin' Time". "Turn Me Loose" and "Tiger" were 1959 hits by Fabian.

18. Led Zeppelin took this song which had the same title as a Neil Sedaka song from 1960, and turned it into one of the most popular songs of all time. What's the title they both used?

From Quiz Use My Title, Not My Song

Answer: Stairway To Heaven

"Stairway to Heaven" was a 1960 release by Neil Sedaka, who had such hits as "Breaking Up is Hard To Do" "Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen" and "Calendar Girl" in the early 1960s. His "Stairway to Heaven" reached as high as number nine on the U.S. Billboard charts when released in 1960. Led Zeppelin titled their 1971 song "Stairway to Heaven" as well, but that's the only thing in common. The song was released on their "Led Zeppelin IV" album, but never released as a single. Nevertheless it has become the most requested song on U.S. FM radio and is listed on Rolling Stone Magazines "500 Greatest Songs of All Time" at number 31.

19. Which two acts invited listeners to "Come Go With Me"?

From Quiz 1980s Shared Titles

Answer: The Beach Boys and Expose

The Beach Boys remade the fifties classic (dum-be-do-be-dum/ wo-wo-wo-wo-o.) The Expose version was in the first wave of the Latin Invasion, later in the decade.

20. "It's my game, the music is inside my head" and "Open your heart, I'm coming home"

From Quiz Same Name, Different Song

Answer: Hey You

"Hey You" by Bachman Turner Overdrive, who were originally called Brave Belt, is still widely played on AOR stations today. Pink Floyd's "Hey You" was released in 1979, off the monumental concept album, "The Wall."

21. This song is an album and song by Shania Twain, and a song on Christina Aguilera's first album.

From Quiz Same Title Different Song

Answer: 'Come On Over'

22. Perry Como and Bread:

From Quiz Same Name, Different Song

Answer: If

Two absolutely beautiful ballads.

23. Same title different song hit number one for Paul McCartney in 1973 and number five for Lionel Richie in 1983.

From Quiz Same Title Different Song

Answer: My Love

"My Love" was the second number one hit for Paul McCartney after leaving The Beatles.

24. Which song title was a US Number One hit for The Eagles in 1975 and The Emotions in 1977?

From Quiz Same Title, Different Song

Answer: Best of My Love

"Best of My Love" by The Emotions was a big Disco hit in 1977. It was a single release from their "Rejoice" album. "Best of my Love" was written by Al McKay and Maurice White from Earth, Wind and Fire. The Emotions would team up with Earth Wind and Fire two years later to record "Boogie Wonderland". Don Henley co-wrote and sang lead on The Eagles' single "Best of my Love". The song topped the US charts after it was released as a single from the band's 1974 "On the Border" album. Tanya Tucker recorded a cover version the same year. "Take It to the Limit" went to Number Four for the Eagles in 1975. "The Long Run" was an Eagles 1979 Top Ten hit. "Where Is Your Love?" was a 1980 release by The Emotions that failed to break the Top 100.

25. There must be a "Breakdown" in communications as no less than four songs have this title. Who DID NOT do a song called "Breakdown"?

From Quiz Same Title, Different Songs

Answer: Billy Idol

This was the first of many Billboard charted songs for Tom Petty, peaking at number forty in November 1977. Mariah Carey teamed with Krayzie Bone and Wish Bone to breakdown, stalling at number fifty-three in March 1998. Seduction didn't seduce us very well as they only made number eighty-two in October 1990. Besides his many hits Billy Idol also appeared in the films "The Doors" and "The Wedding Singer".

26. Guns N' Roses had a song with the same title as a Buddy Holly song. What was the title of the song?

From Quiz Same Title, Different Song

Answer: It's So Easy

'It's So Easy' was an early single by Buddy Holly, released in 1957. The song was later covered by Linda Ronstadt in 1977. Guns N' Roses' 'It's So Easy' was released on their debut CD, 'Appetite For Destruction' (1987).

27. This title was originally used by Frankie Avalon in 1959, and then surfaced again in a song by Shocking Blue ten years later. What's the common title?

From Quiz Use My Title, Not My Song

Answer: Venus

Frankie Avalon scored with the tune "Venus", a song about the goddess of love bringing him a girl to love, in 1959. It was a major hit, topping the Billboard Hot 100 charts for five weeks. In 1969, the Dutch band Shocking Blue used the same title to record a completely different tune about the goddess of love herself. Their "Venus" went to number one as well in early 1970 in the U.S. as well as reaching number one in five other countries. The Shocking Blue version was covered by Bananarama in 1986 and went to number one again.

28. Which two acts were "Head Over Heels"?

From Quiz 1980s Shared Titles

Answer: The Go-Go's and Tears for Fears

It was the last top ten hit for both the Go-Go's ("can't stop myself/ out of control")and Tears for Fears ("something happens and I'm Head over Heels.") The title must be jinxed, since neither of them had much success afterwards.

29. "Is it any wonder, you're too cool to fool" and "Give me time, I'll make you forget the rest"

From Quiz Same Name, Different Song

Answer: Fame

In 1975, David Bowie released "Fame," which was co-written by John Lennon. Five years later, Irene Cara released her song "Fame," which was the theme song to the movie (and TV series) of the same name.

30. This song is old and new. The Box Tops did a version, but it is also the last song on Macy Gray's 'On How Life Is'.

From Quiz Same Title Different Song

Answer: 'The Letter'

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