Music / Guest Musicians on Famous Songs

Random Music or musical Quiz

Can you name the guest musical appearances on these famous songs?

Updated Dec 1, 2013

Forced Order
Also try: Songs Featuring...
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Song - ArtistGuest MusicianComments
Fame - David BowieCo-writer (at least credited) and background vocalist
Morning Has Broken - Cat StevensKeyboards. He claims he was never paid. Yes.
You're So Vain - Carly SimonBackground vocals; the song was not about him
Ramblin' Gamblin' Man - Bob SegerAcoustic guitar and vocals at age 19
While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The BeatlesGuitar solo, in return for George's wife?
Private Dancer - Tina TurnerGuitar solo, but the song was written by Mark Knopfler!
Bust A Move - Young MCPlayed bass for $200 and a bag of weed
Heart of Gold - Neil YoungFemale background vocals
Young Americans - David BowieBacking vocals and co-writer. A real surprise.
Leader of the Pack - The Shangri-LasPianist, as a 15-year old (but he may not have made the final cut)
Please Mr. Postman - The MarvellettesDrums, as a 22-year old. Turned out he could sing too.
Gloria - ThemLead guitar, as a session musician
Beat It - Michael JacksonPlayed guitar solo, for a 12-pack of beer
I Feel for You - Chaka KhanHarmonica, while Melle Mel guest-rapped
Dream Lover - Bobby DarinPiano, but he didn't write the song
I'm Every Woman - Chaka KhanBackup vocals, and she later recorded it herself.
No One Knows - Queens of the Stone AgeOn drums, for the entire album and tour.
You Oughta Know - Alanis MorissetteLead guitar, bringing the anger
Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis PresleyGuitar, by Mr. Guitar
Redneck Friend - Jackson BrownePiano. Credited as Rockaday Johnny, as he didn't have a work permit
Always on the Run - Lenny KravitzCo-lead guitarist and songwriter
Champagne Supernova - OasisLead guitar and backing vocals, a real Jam session
China Girl - David BowieLead guitar, on pretty much the whole Let's Dance album
Old Man - Neil YoungBanjo, and background vocals.
Layla - Derek and the DominoesCo-lead guitarist; he happened to be in Miami

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.