Music Quiz / Song by Opening Lyrics (1970s)

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Quiz Updated Jul 23, 2015

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Opening Lyrics Song % Correct
A long, long time ago... I can still remember how that music used to make me smile.American Pie
91.9%
First I was afraid. I was petrified. Kept thinking I could never live without you by my side. But then I spent so many nights thinking how you did me wrong, and I grew strong.I Will Survive
91.3%
It's nine o'clock on a Saturday. The regular crowd shuffles in. There's an old man sitting next to me making love to his tonic and gin.Piano Man
84.6%
On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair, warm smell of colitas rising up through the air, up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light.Hotel California
84%
Well you can tell by the way I use my walk: I'm a woman's man, no time to talk. Music loud and women warm, I've been kicked around since I was born.Stayin' Alive
82.7%
I met her in a club down in old Soho, where you drink champagne and it tastes just like cherry cola. C-O-L-A, cola.Lola
80.5%
Young man, there's no need to feel down. I said, young man, pick yourself off the ground. I said, young man, 'cause you're in a new town. There's no need to be unhappy.Y.M.C.A.
77.2%
She packed my bags last night, pre-flight. Zero hour, nine a.m. And I'm gonna be high as a kite by then.Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time)
74.9%
Big wheels keep on turning. Carry me home to see my kin. Singing songs about the Southland. I miss Alabamy once again, and I think it's a sin.Sweet Home Alabama
74.6%
I've paid my dues time after time. I've done my sentence, but committed no crime.We Are the Champions
71.5%
Well the south side of Chicago is the baddest part of town. And if you go down there you better just beware of a man named Leroy BrownBad, Bad Leroy Brown
67.4%
Some people call me the Space Cowboy. Some call me the Gangster of Love. Some people call me Maurice 'cause I speak of the pompitous of love.The Joker
66.4%
Almost heaven. West Virginia. Blue Ridge Mountains. Shenandoah River. Life is old there, older than the trees, younger than the mountains. Growin' like a breeze.Take Me Home, Country Roads
63.7%
Guess who just got back today. Them wild-eyed boys that had been away haven't changed, haven't much to say. But man, I still think them cats are crazy.The Boys Are Back in Town
61.7%
My child arrived just the other day. He came to the world in the usual way. But there were planes to catch and bills to pay. He learned to walk while I was away.Cat's in the Cradle
59.8%
Opening Lyrics Song % Correct
On a warm summers evening on a train bound for nowhere, I met up with a gambler. We were both too tired to sleep.The Gambler
54%
I'm sailing away. Set an open course for the virgin sea. 'Cause I've got to be free, free to face the life that's ahead of me.Come Sail Away
48.4%
In the day we sweat it out in the streets of a runaway American dream. At night we ride through mansions of glory in suicide machines.Born to Run
47.5%
I looked out this morning and the sun was gone. Turned on some music to start my day. I lost myself in a familiar song. I closed my eyes and I slipped away.More Than a Feeling
46%
When you're weary, feeling small, when tears are in your eyes, I will dry them all. I'm on your side when times get rough and friends just can't be found.Bridge Over Troubled Water
46%
Well I don't know why I came here tonight. I got the feeling that something ain't right. I'm so scared in case I fall off my chair, And I'm wondering how I'll get down the stairs.Stuck in the Middle With You
44.9%
Out here in the fields, I fight for my meals. I get my back into my living. I don't need to fight to prove I'm right. I don't need to be forgiven.Baba O'Riley
43.6%
Mama, take this badge off of me. I can't use it anymore. It's getting dark, too dark to see.Knockin' on Heaven's Door
43.5%
Hey, ho. Let's go. Hey, ho. Let's go. Hey, ho. Let's go. Hey, ho. Let's go. They're forming in straight line. They're going through a tight wind. The kids are losing their minds.Blitzkrieg Bop
40.9%
Sometimes in our lives, we all have pain. We all have sorrow. But, if we are wise, we know that there's always tomorrow.Lean On Me
40%
Loving you isn't the right thing to do. How can I ever change things that I feel? If I could, maybe I'd give you my world. How can I when you won't take it from me?Go Your Own Way
37.8%
I am an Antichrist. I am an anarchist. Don't know what I want, but I know how to get it. I wanna destroy the passer-by.Anarchy in the U.K.
34%
Every time that I look in the mirror, all these lines on my face gettin' clearer. The past is gone. It went by like dusk to dawn.Dream On
33.7%
Well we got no choice. All the girls and boys makin' all that noise 'cause they found new toys. Well we can't salute you, can't find a flag. If that don't suit you, that's a drag.School's Out
28.6%
You went to school to learn, girl, things you never, never knew before, like 'I' before 'E' except after 'C' and why two plus two makes four.ABC
26.6%
 
Number % Answered
30 (all)
3.8%
26-29
11.3%
22-25
18.1%
18-21
20.1%
14-17
18.5%
10-13
13.2%
6-9
8.9%
2-5
4.8%
1-1
1.2%

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