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Historical Events in Songs


11 quizzes and 115 trivia questions.
1.
  Is There Any Truth to that Song Is There Any Truth to that Song? best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Some songs are good 'story songs' and many story songs are based on real events. Here are ten; can you place them?
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jul 25 13
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CmdrK gold member
1862 plays
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  Singing the Truth Singing the Truth great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
All the songs in this quiz are based on real events. How many can you recognise?
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, May 09 16
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rossian editor
May 09 16
1397 plays
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  A Short History of the World editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Three minutes for a song is a short space of time but, in the hands of these artists, can provide a snapshot to a piece of history with enough power to move the mind and the heart, as well as the hips.
Easier, 10 Qns, pollucci19, May 13 21
Easier
pollucci19 gold member
May 13 21
449 plays
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  Nazism and the Holocaust in Rock Music editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Not many rock musicians dared to tread the paths of this dark era. This quiz focuses on those who did, each using a different approach. Be sure to read the interesting info sections.
Tough, 10 Qns, gentlegiant17, Oct 24 07
Tough
gentlegiant17
3396 plays
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  Songs In The Key Of Real Life - 15 questions - 8 mins
Many songs have been written about events that have happened in the real world. Trace these 15 that are based on true stories.
Average, 15 Qns, darksplash, Aug 12 21
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darksplash gold member
Aug 12 21
216 plays
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  Let's View History Through Music! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Special events, wars, good times and other occasions in history that some creative people felt should be preserved for posterity in the form of music. Enjoy yourself!
Average, 10 Qns, logcrawler, Apr 19 14
Average
logcrawler gold member
496 plays
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Apartheid was one of South Africa's darkest eras, and only a few musicians were brave enough to express their feelings. A tribute quiz to all those who fought against Apartheid. Best of luck!
Average, 10 Qns, thegogga, Jul 31 08
Average
thegogga
409 plays
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  Based On A True Story - 10 questions - 4 mins
There have been several popular songs which are based on real events. Here are just ten of them.
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, Dec 27 21
Average
480154st gold member
Dec 27 21
250 plays
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  Inspiration in Song great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
All of these songs were inspired by a person or event. I will ask you a question pertaining to each song.
Tough, 10 Qns, Eastenders01, Apr 11 16
Tough
Eastenders01 gold member
Apr 11 16
460 plays
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  Songs Inspired by Real Events popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Of course you know the songs. But do you know what caused them to be written?
Tough, 10 Qns, tncvols, Oct 20 10
Tough
tncvols
830 plays
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  There's A Song About It - 10 questions - 5 mins
Historic events are often retold in song. Read these newspaper headlines and see if you can recall the songs based on the stories. Have fun.
Tough, 10 Qns, oscarguy, Aug 11 19
Tough
oscarguy
Aug 11 19
2051 plays
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