15 Songs You Always Knew, But Never Knew The Names Of

Trust me, you’ve heard these songs. But what are they called? You can FINALLY brag to all your friends (unless you already knew). Add yours! posted on


You know it as: “The Chips-Ahoy! Theme”
Actual title: “Sing! Sing! Sing! by Benny Goodman


You know it as: That “doo-doo-doo” song.
Actual title: “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega


You know it as: That song from every single ’80s movie.
Actual title: “Oh Yeah” by Yello


You know it as: The song cartoons always wake up to.
Actual title: “Morning Mood” by Edvard Grieg


You know it as: The “Austin Powers” theme.
Actual title: “Soul Bossa Nova” by Quincy Jones & His Orchestra


You know it as: “The beer song.”
Actual title: “Les Toreadors” by Georges Bizet


You know it as: That song everyone yells at hockey games.
Actual title: “Zombie Nation” by Kernkraft 400


You know it as: That song from any intense movie scene, or just “Apocalypse Now.”
Actual title: “Ride of the Valkyries” by Richard Wagner


Come on, you know this song.


You know it as: The first thing that comes to mind when you think “old-school hip-hop.”
Actual title: “Let Me Clear My Throat” by DJ Kool


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You know it as: That song Bugs Bunny is always playing.
Actual title: “The Barber Of Seville - Overture” by Gioachino Rossini


You know it as: That song from “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure,” the Masturbating Bear, or from The Simpsons.
Actual title: “Sabre Dance” by Aram Khachaturian


You know it as: The opening music to “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
Actual title: “Also Sprach Zarathustra” by Richard Strauss


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You know it as: That song from many, many movies. Most recently “The Social Network.”
Actual title: “In the Hall of the Mountain King” by Edvard Grieg


You know it as: “Nah-nah-nah-nah-nah HEY!”
Actual title: “Rock and Roll (Part 1 & 2)” by Gary Glitter

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