The Ultimate Guess the Song Quiz

Can you guess the name of a song from one small lyric? The songs are from classic hits, and new chart hits with artists like George Michael, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Lil Nas X, Lady Gaga, David Bowie and more. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some musical quizzing.

Round 1 – 60s

1 – “You know the preacher liked the cold”

2 – “Three nights and days I sail the sea”

3 – “Laughin’ and a-runnin’, hey, hey”

4 – “You keep lyin’ when you oughta be truthin'”

5 – “Tonight the light of love is in your eyes”

6 – “We skipped the light fandango”

7 – “You’re trying hard not to show it”

8 – “Oh I’m just about to lose my mind”

9 – “In restless dreams I walked alone”

10 – “Look at the night and it don’t seem so lonely”

Round 2 – 70s

1 – “L.A proved too much for the man”

2 – “Where they play the right music, getting in the swing”

3 – “Color of cafe au lait, made the savage beast inside”

4 – “It’s been three long years, do you still want me?”

5 – “Many ways to have a good time”

6 – “Mucho mistrust, love’s gone behind”

7 – “Oh, I see a man in the back as a matter of fact”

8 – “Belinda Mae Fender’s got a Cadillac Bone”

9 – “About Minnehaha and her tender touch”

10 – “I miss the Earth so much I miss my wife”

Round 3 – 80s

1 – “We’ll be holding on forever”

2 – “The phone rings, in the middle of the night”

3 – “You in that dress, my thoughts I confess”

4  – “Tommy’s got his six-string in hock”

5 – “Who will dance on the floor in the round?”

6 – “You’d better change it back or we will both be sorry”

7 – “I, I got to be your friend now, baby”

8 – “And you used to be so sweet I heard you say”

9 – “Buying bread from a man in Brussels”

10 – “As long as anyone with hot blood can”

Round 4 – 90s

1 – “I feel stupid and contagious”

2 – “You get sprung, want to pull up tough”

3 – “And when you get old and start losing your hair”

4 – “And if it’s real, well, I don’t want to know”

5 – “Well, I’ve never prayed but tonight I’m on my knees, yeah”

6 – “He showed me what it was to cry”

7 – “I could put my arms around every boy I see”

8 – “You know I’m such a fool for you”

9 – “But he doesn’t realize he hurts her so much”

10 – “I get knocked down, but I get up again”

Round 5 – 2000s

1 – “And I’m starting to feel it’s right”

2 – “So, then I took my turn”

3 – “Say my name, you know who I am”

4 – “Got the boots that’s black to match”

5 – “Nuh body touch me you nuh righteous”

6 – “Tried to domesticate you”

7 – “Ain’t like you to hold back or hide from the light”

8 – “And right now, there’s a steel knife in my windpipe”

9 – “Passin’ up on those moccasins someone else’s been walkin’ in them”

10 – “Don’t you ever say I just walked away”




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Claire Roach is a professional quizzer, gamer and developer who turned her passion for knowledge into a hub for FREE quizzes!

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