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Can We Guess Where You Were Born Based On Your Taste In Music?

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    Monkey Puzzle Records / RCA Records
    "Chandelier" by Sia
    Monkey Puzzle Records / RCA Records
    Sony Music Entertainment
    "Summer" by Calvin Harris
    Sony Music Entertainment
    Epic Records / Sony Music Entertainment
    "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor
    Epic Records / Sony Music Entertainment
    Capitol Records
    "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith
    Capitol Records
    Asylum Records / Atlantic Records
    "Boom Clap" by Charli XCX
    Asylum Records / Atlantic Records
    Republic Records / UMG Recordings
    "Break Free" by Ariana Grande and Zedd
    Republic Records / UMG Recordings
    Capitol Records
    "Roar" by Katy Perry
    Capitol Records
    RCA Records / Sony Music Entertainment
    "Timber" by Pitbull and Kesha
    RCA Records / Sony Music Entertainment
    Columbia Records / Sony Music Entertainment
    "Happy" by Pharrell Williams
    Columbia Records / Sony Music Entertainment
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    <i>The Life Aquatic</i>
    Hollywood Records
    The Life Aquatic
    Hollywood Records
    <i>Almost Famous</i>
    Geffen Records
    Almost Famous
    Geffen Records
    <i>O Brother, Where Art Thou?</i>
    Mercury Records
    O Brother, Where Art Thou?
    Mercury Records
    <i>Garden State</i>
    Sony Music Entertainment
    Garden State
    Sony Music Entertainment
    <i>Juno</i>
    Rhino Entertainment / Warner Music Group
    Juno
    Rhino Entertainment / Warner Music Group
    <i>I'm Not There</i>
    Columbia Records
    I'm Not There
    Columbia Records
    <i>Vanilla Sky</i>
    Reprise Records
    Vanilla Sky
    Reprise Records
    <i>High Fidelity</i>
    Hollywood Records
    High Fidelity
    Hollywood Records
    <i>Once</i>
    Summit Entertainment
    Once
    Summit Entertainment
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    The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    Interscope Records
    The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    Interscope Records
    Radiohead
    Parlophone Records
    Radiohead
    Parlophone Records
    Oasis
    Big Brother Recordings
    Oasis
    Big Brother Recordings
    The Strokes
    BMG Music
    The Strokes
    BMG Music
    Phoenix
    Parlophone Records
    Phoenix
    Parlophone Records
    The Killers
    The Island Def Jam Music Group
    The Killers
    The Island Def Jam Music Group
    TV on the Radio
    Touch And Go Records
    TV on the Radio
    Touch And Go Records
    Peaches
    XL Recordings
    Peaches
    XL Recordings
    Franz Ferdinand
    Domino Records
    Franz Ferdinand
    Domino Records
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    Justin Timberlake
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    Justin Timberlake
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    Beyoncé
    Joe Klamar / AFP / Getty Images
    Beyoncé
    Joe Klamar / AFP / Getty Images
    Taylor Swift
    Leon Neal / AFP / Getty Images
    Taylor Swift
    Leon Neal / AFP / Getty Images
    Bruno Mars
    Joe Klamar /AFP / Getty Images
    Bruno Mars
    Joe Klamar /AFP / Getty Images
    Rihanna
    Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Images
    Rihanna
    Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Images
    Drake
    Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images
    Drake
    Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images
    Prince
    Patrick Kovarik / AFP / Getty Images
    Prince
    Patrick Kovarik / AFP / Getty Images
    Lady Gaga
    Stan Honda / AFP / Getty Images
    Lady Gaga
    Stan Honda / AFP / Getty Images
    Jennifer Lopez
    Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images
    Jennifer Lopez
    Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images
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    The <i>Simpsons</i> theme
    Fox
    The Simpsons theme
    Fox
    The <i>Saved by the Bell</i> theme
    NBC
    The Saved by the Bell theme
    NBC
    The <i>Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</i> theme
    NBC
    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme
    NBC
    The <i>Twin Peaks</i> theme
    ABC
    The Twin Peaks theme
    ABC
    The <i>Boy Meets World</i> theme
    ABC
    The Boy Meets World theme
    ABC
    The <i>Friends</i> theme
    NBC
    The Friends theme
    NBC
    The <i>Full House</i> theme
    NBC
    The Full House theme
    NBC
    The <i>Family Matters</i> theme
    ABC
    The Family Matters theme
    ABC
    The <i>Seinfeld</i> theme
    NBC
    The Seinfeld theme
    NBC
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    New Kids on the Block
    Sony BMG Music Entertainment
    New Kids on the Block
    Sony BMG Music Entertainment
    98 Degrees
    Universal Records / UMG Recordings, Inc.
    98 Degrees
    Universal Records / UMG Recordings, Inc.
    NSYNC
    Zomba Recording LLC
    NSYNC
    Zomba Recording LLC
    The Jonas Brothers
    Jonas Enterprises
    The Jonas Brothers
    Jonas Enterprises
    The Backstreet Boys
    Zomba Recording LLC
    The Backstreet Boys
    Zomba Recording LLC
    Hanson
    The Island Def Jam Music Group
    Hanson
    The Island Def Jam Music Group
    Boyz II Men
    Motown Records / UMG Recordings
    Boyz II Men
    Motown Records / UMG Recordings
    The Beatles
    EMI Records Ltd
    The Beatles
    EMI Records Ltd
    The Jackson 5
    Brunswick Record Corp.
    The Jackson 5
    Brunswick Record Corp.

Can We Guess Where You Were Born Based On Your Taste In Music?

You got: You were a New Englander!

Growing up, New England faves like James Taylor, Aerosmith, and The Cars kept you nice and warm while you defended against those brutal winters. Whether you're still settled there or not, you'll never forget your wonderful classic rock upbringing.

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You got: You were a Californian!

You wish they could ALL be California girls, and with good reason. You're hip, chill, fun, and wildly exuberant. Your summer days partying at the beach and listening to Dr. Dre, Green Day, Jim Morrison, and Metallica will never be eclipsed by the faux West Coast nonsense playing on today's radio. But damnit, it's still fun.

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You got: You were a Southerner!

From the land that brought us The Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Elvis Presley, you're as down-to-earth and well-mannered as they come. You don't necessarily have to love country music, but you can appreciate a nice tune and some well written lyrics when you hear 'em.

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You got: You were a Pacific Northwesterner!

Sure, you might have been trapped inside the house most of the time because of the rain, but at least you got to familiarize yourself with some brooding geniuses like Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Modest Mouse, and Built to Spill. There might have been some livelier tunes coming out of this bustling part of the country, but they had nothing on these melancholy greats.

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You got: You grew up in the Rockies!

Your adolescence consisted of a more alternative scene, ranging from self-aware indie rock to laid-back disco pop. You might have listened to a bit of Earth, Wind & Fire, OneRepublic, or The Fray, but ultimately you knew how to develop an eclectic taste in music and embraced virtually anything that came your way.

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You got: You grew up in the Plains!

While most people tend to think of the Great Plains as a place completely devoid of music, you can kindly remind them that the likes of Pat Metheny, Charlie Parker, and Lester Young all hail from this jazzy region of the U.S. If crossover blues or jazz wasn't necessarily your thing, you also had the likes of Puddle of Mudd or Janelle Monae to satiate your more modern taste.

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You got: You grew up in the Southwest!

You learned to stay out of the heat by cooling down to some mellow bands and folky existentialists like The Shins and Beirut. If you happened to move away from home, whenever anyone brings up Bo Diddley or John Denver you're constantly reminded of the best songwriters traveling the wide open desert in search of their next great inspirational track.

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You got: You grew up in the Mid-Atlantic!

You grew up listening to some pretty experimental tunes as a kid, which has served to fuel and enrich your own creativity as an adult. You probably rocked out to some sweet ballads from Billie Holiday, dark cabaret rock from Tori Amos, or operatic contemporary tracks from the great Philip Glass. Never forget, both Sisqó and Beach House hail from this region, so there's no telling what this one-of-a-kind place can be expected to produce.

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You got: You grew up near the Great Lakes!

You probably spent your free time basking by the lake during a hot summer's day jamming out to the greatest Motown albums of our time — everything from Aretha Franklin to Stevie Wonder, and even Prince. You might have gotten down to a little Eminem and White Stripes while you were at it, but mainly you're just happy to call this exuberant musical gold mine "home."

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