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How Well Do You Know The Greatest Music Of All Time?

Music is timeless. How well have you kept up with it? If you can get 100% on this quiz, you really know your stuff (because it's NOT easy)! Good luck!

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  1. Which one of these songs is the longest?

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    Freebird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
    In My Time Of Dying - Led Zeppelin
    Voodoo Chile - Jimi Hendrix
    American Pie - Don McLean
    Desolation Row - Bob Dylan
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    Voodoo Chile - Jimi Hendrix

    This blues jam from Electric Ladyland is Hendrix’s longest studio recording at 15 minutes and 5 seconds, and became the basis for the better known “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)." -vh1.com

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  2. Which one of these artists is famous for singing "Puttin' on the Ritz"?

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    Frank Sinatra
    Fred Astaire
    Michael Bublé
    Bing Crosby
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    Fred Astaire

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  3. Which Beatles song was the most popular?

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    Hey Jude
    Let It Be
    I Wanna Hold Your Hand
    Come Together
    She Loves You
    Hello Goodbye
    Yesterday
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    Hey Jude

    Hey Jude was #1 on the charts for a total of 9 WEEKS! -Billboard

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  4. Which decade did Prince surface and thrive?

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    1960's
    1970's
    1980's
    1990's
    2000's
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    1980's!

    All of Prince's big hits came out in the 1980s, including When Doves Cry, Kiss, Let's Go Crazy, Cream, Batdance, Raspberry Beret, U Got the Look, and Purple Rain. -Billboard

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  5. Which lyrics belong to Michael Jackon's "Beat It"?

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    "I like the feelin' you're givin' me, just hold me baby and I'm in ecstasy"
    "You're fighting for your life inside a killer"
    "People always told me be careful of what you do"
    "If you wanna make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, and then make a change"
    "He came into her apartment, he left the bloodstains on the carpet"
    "Showin' how funky and strong is your fight it doesn't matter who's wrong or right"
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    Just beat it, beat it, beat it, beat it No one wants to be defeated Showin' how funky and strong is your fight It doesn't matter who's wrong or right JUST BEAT IT!

    Just beat it, beat it, beat it, beat it
No one wants to be defeated
Showin' how funky and strong is your fight 
It doesn't matter who's wrong or right
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  6. Who wrote Eye of the Tiger?

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    Survivor
    The Cure
    Tears for Fears
    Toto
    Aerosmith
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    Survivor!

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  7. Which album featured Adele's hit "Rolling in the Deep"?

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    19
    20
    21
    22
    23
    24
    25
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    21

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  8. Who is the lead singer of the Rolling Stones?

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    Keith Richards
    Bono
    Brian Johnson
    Mick Jagger
    Kurt Cobain
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    Mick Jagger

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  9. Which Coldplay song do these lyrics belong to: "When she was just a girl she expected the world"?

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    Yellow
    Adventure of a Lifetime
    Viva la Vida
    Paradise
    Fix You
    A Sky Full of Stars
    Every Tear is a Waterfall
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    Paradise!

    When she was just a girl she expected the world But it flew away from her reach So she ran away in her sleep and dreamed of Para-para-paradise

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  10. Two members of Destiny's child remained constant from 1990-2006: Beyoncé and ______?

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    Farrah Franklin
    LeToya Luckett
    Nikki Taylor
    Nina Taylor
    Kelly Rowland
    LaTavia Roberson
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    Kelly Rowland

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  11. Which one of these lyrics is NOT from a Justin Beiber hit?

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    My mama don't like you and she like's everyone
    I know I can treat you better than he can
    First you wanna go to the left then you wanna turn right
    Swag swag swag, on you
    I gave you the shirt off my back, what you saying?
    Don't forget that I'm human, don't forget that I'm real
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "I know I can treat you better than he can" is from the Shawn Mendes hit, "Treat You Better"

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  12. Which boy band is responsible for these lyrics: "Don't wanna be a fool for you, I'm just another player in your game for two".

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    NSYNC
    Backstreet Boys
    Jonas Brothers
    Hanson
    Boys II Men
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    Wrong!

    NSYNC

    This comes from the NSYNC's biggest song, "Bye Bye Bye"

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  13. Which Beatles member wrote these lyrics during his solo career: "You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope some day you'll join us, and the world will be as one"?

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    Paul McCartney
    Ringo Starr
    Pete Best
    George Harrison
    John Lennon
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    John Lennon

    These lyrics are from the song "Imagine"

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  14. Which one of these groups was an early hip-hop group, incorporating rap and rock elements into their music?

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    Boys II Men
    Radiohead
    Beastie Boys
    Weezer
    Foo Fighters
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    Wrong!

    Beastie Boys

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  15. Which singer is responsible for these lyrics: "Ooo, your kisses, sweeter than honey. And guess what? So is my money"?

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    Aretha Franklin
    Billie Holiday
    Marvin Gaye
    Ella Fitzgerald
    Mariah Carey
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    Wrong!

    Aretha Franklin

    R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

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  16. Play that funky music

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    White Boy
    Right Boy
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    White Boy

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  17. Who is the King of Rock n' Roll?

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    Johnny Cash
    Elvis
    Buddy Holly
    Little Richard
    Mick Jagger
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    Elvis

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  18. Which female artist sang both "Physical" and "Summer Nights"?

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    Julianne Hugh
    Madonna
    Barbara Streisand
    Cyndi Lauper
    Olivia Newton John
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    Olivia Newton John

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  19. Which singer is famous for a song on the movie Titanic?

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    Cher
    Celine Dion
    Barbara Streisand
    Cyndi Lauper
    Shania Twain
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    Celine Dion

    MY HEART WILL GO ONNNNN

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  20. Which of the following artists would be considered as a Rockabilly artists?

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    Keith Urban
    Merle Haggard
    John Denver
    Johnny Cash
    David Bowie
    Gene Simmons
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    Johnny Cash

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How Well Do You Know The Greatest Music Of All Time?

YOU'RE MISSING OUT!

An unfortunate score. Music has definitely changed over the years, and I don't know if we could exactly say "for the better". Go get you some old records and do your ears a favor!

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It could use some work.

You know some stuff... but I would recommend a nice "Oldies" or "Classics" playlist on Spotify! You will thank me later.

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You are pretty cultured!

Props to you for listening to the classics! You know enough to know a pretty great range of music. Just be wary of getting in heated debates with music history buffs!

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You're a music GENIUS!

You know your facts, and therefore, you are allowed to state your opinions to complete strangers because you can hold your own! Good for you for listening to the classics!

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