Can You Recognize The Most Iconic 60’s Songs From The First Line?

Many consider the 1960's to be the pinnacle of music culture. Even if it is not, it heavily, heavily influenced everything that came after. How much do you know about the musically important decade? More importantly, can you name the most iconic songs from only their first lines? Take our quiz to find out!
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What song is this the first line to? "Oh yeah, I'll tell you something I think you'll understand"
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
I Want to Hold Your Hand
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What song is this the first line to? "I met a gin soaked, bar-room queen in Memphis"
Honky Tonk Woman
On The Road Again
When A Man Loves A Woman
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Question 3/12

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What song is this the first line to? "I, I love the colorful clothes she wears"
Good Vibrations
Hello Goodbye
Paint it Black
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Question 4/12

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What song is this the first line to? "I thought love was only true in fairy tales"
Can't Buy Me Love
I'm A Believer
A Hard Day's Night
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What song is this the first line to? "I bet you're wonderin' how I knew"
Tossin' and Turnin'
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
The Twist
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Question 6/12

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What song is this the first line to? "There must be some way out of here"
Blowing in the Wind
All Along the Watchtower
Purple Haze
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Question 7/12

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What song is this the first line to? "I've got sunshine on a cloudy day"
Strawberry Fields Forever
God Only Knows
My Girl
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Question 8/12

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What song is this the first line to? "Let me take you down"
Strawberry Fields Forever
Hey Jude
Penny Lane
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Question 9/12

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What song is this the first line to? "In the jungle, the mighty jungle"
Welcome to the Jungle
Heat of the Moment
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
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Question 10/12

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What song is this the first line to? "People try to put us d-down"
Baba O'Reilly
My Generation
Last Train to Clarksville
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Question 11/12

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What song is this the first line to? "Leaves are falling all around, It's time I was on my way"
Ramble On
Stairway to Heaven
Black Dog
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Question 12/12

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What song is this the first line to? "Oh a storm is threat'ning"
Sympathy for the Devil
Gimme Shelter
Paint it Black
Result
Maybe 1960's music just isn't your forte. Some people just don't connect with every generation. Maybe you're a person who would fare better with 70's, 80's or even 90's music. Don't beat yourself up too bad!

C+, Sheltered From the 60's

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Right!
It may not have been the perfect score, but you're still showing your 1960's music fan card. With a tune attached to this first lines, you probably would have been an easy A+ player. Good work!

B+, Selective 60's Memory

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Right!
You're a regular genius in regard to music from the 1960's! Some of these lines were rather vague, and you were still able to name them with no problem. Do you do a lot of karaoke? Or is your mind just an impenetrable steel trap? Either way, good work!

A+, 60's Savant

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1
What song is this the first line to? "Oh yeah, I'll tell you something I think you'll understand"
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
I Want to Hold Your Hand
2
What song is this the first line to? "I met a gin soaked, bar-room queen in Memphis"
Honky Tonk Woman
On The Road Again
When A Man Loves A Woman
3
What song is this the first line to? "I, I love the colorful clothes she wears"
Good Vibrations
Hello Goodbye
Paint it Black
4
What song is this the first line to? "I thought love was only true in fairy tales"
Can't Buy Me Love
I'm A Believer
A Hard Day's Night
5
What song is this the first line to? "I bet you're wonderin' how I knew"
Tossin' and Turnin'
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
The Twist
6
What song is this the first line to? "There must be some way out of here"
Blowing in the Wind
All Along the Watchtower
Purple Haze
7
What song is this the first line to? "I've got sunshine on a cloudy day"
Strawberry Fields Forever
God Only Knows
My Girl
8
What song is this the first line to? "Let me take you down"
Strawberry Fields Forever
Hey Jude
Penny Lane
9
What song is this the first line to? "In the jungle, the mighty jungle"
Welcome to the Jungle
Heat of the Moment
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
10
What song is this the first line to? "People try to put us d-down"
Baba O'Reilly
My Generation
Last Train to Clarksville
11
What song is this the first line to? "Leaves are falling all around, It's time I was on my way"
Ramble On
Stairway to Heaven
Black Dog
12
What song is this the first line to? "Oh a storm is threat'ning"
Sympathy for the Devil
Gimme Shelter
Paint it Black