Quiz: Can You Name All These Hit Songs By The First Seven Words?

Madonna in "Live to Tell" music video via Sire and Warner Bros.

"I've paid my dues, time after time..."

How well do you actually remember the lyrics to the biggest hit singles of all time? Can you recognize them all by the first seven words?

 Nov 25, 2018

1 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"You can dance, you can jive, having..."
Roadhouse Blues by The Doors
Dancing Queen by Abba
Turn the Page by Bob Seger

2 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"I've paid my dues, time after time..."
Roadhouse Blues by The Doors
We Are the Champions by Queen
Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin

3 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"At first I was afraid I was..."
Until You Come Back to Me by Aretha Franklin
That's the Way of the World by Earth, Wind and Fire
I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor

4 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Blue jean baby, L.A. lady, seamstress for..."
Truckin' by The Grateful Dead
Jessica by The Allman Brothers
Tiny Dancer by Elton John

5 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Well, you can tell by the way..."
Stayin' Alive by The Bee Gees
Dust in the Wind by Kansas
Rock and Roll, Part 2 by Gary Glitter

6 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Lovin' you isn't the right thing to...."
Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
Hotel California by The Eagles

7 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"When I find myself in times of..."
Until You Come Back to Me by Aretha Franklin
Sheena Is a Punk Rocker by The Ramones
Let It Be by The Beatles

8 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"I, I'm so in love with you..."
Killer Queen by Queen
Comfortably Numb by The Wall
Let's Stay Together by Al Green

9 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Hey Jude, don't make it bad, take..."
Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Hey Jude by The Beatles
Billie Jean by Michael Jackson

10 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Very superstitious, writings on the wall, very..."
Superstition by Stevie Wonder
Autobahn by Kraftwerk
I'm Still in Love with You by Al Green

11 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"On a dark desert highway, cool wind..."
Reeling in the Years by Steely Dan
Hotel California by The Eagles
Have You Seen Her by The Chi-Lites

12 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"I thought love was only true in..."
Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley
My Girl by The Temptations
I'm A Believer by The Monkees

13 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"They say we're young and we don't..."
I Got You Babe by Sonny & Cher
Paint It Black by The Rolling Stones
Hey Jude by The Beatles

14 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Love is a burnin' thing and it..."
All You Need Is Love by The Beatles
Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash
Reach Out I'll Be There by The Jackson 5

15 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"How many roads must a man walk..."
Blowin' In The Wind by Bob Dylan
Big Girls Don't Cry by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
Build Me Up Buttercup by The Foundations

16 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"I love the colorful clothes she wears..."
A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harum
Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys
The Sound Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel

17 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"I can't get no satisfaction, I can't..."
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones
Light My Fire by The Doors
Stand By Me by Ben E. King

18 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"I've got sunshine on a cloudy day..."
My Girl by The Temptations
Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles
Here Comes The Sun by The Beatles

19 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"We're caught in a trap I can't..."
Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley
Penny Lane by The Beatles
Born To Be Wild by Steppenwolf

20 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"All the leaves are brown and the..."
California Dreamin' by The Mamas and The Papas
Blowin' In The Wind by Bob Dylan
Surfin' USA by The Beach Boys

21 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Wouldn't it be nice if we were..."
Stuck on You by Elvis Presley
Wouldn't It Be Nice by The Beach Boys
Baby Love by The Supremes

22 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"You put the boom boom into my..."
Method Of Modern Love by Daryl Hall and John Oates
Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!

23 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"We are young, heartache to heartache, we..."
Eyes Without A Face by Billy Idol
Against All Odds by Phil Collins
Love Is A Battlefield by Pat Benatar

24 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"I made it through the wilderness, somehow..."
Like A Virgin by Madonna
Borderline by Madonna
Round And Round by Ratt

25 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"She was more like a beauty queen..."
Billie Jean by Michael Jackson
Footloose by Kenny Loggins
Mr. Roboto by Styx

26 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Just a small town girl, livin' in..."
Don’t Stop Believin by Journey
Comin’ In and Out of Your Life by Barbra Streisand
I Love Rock and Roll by Joan Jett and Blackhearts

27 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Poor old Johnny Ray sounded sad upon..."
When Doves Cry by Prince
Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!

28 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Jessie is a friend, yeah I know..."
Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield
Fortress Around Your Heart by Sting
Careless Whispers by Wham!

29 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Turnaround, every now and then I get..."
Jump by Van Halen
Total Eclipse of the Heart by Bonnie Tyler
99 Luftballons by Nena

30 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"We're talking away I don't know what..."
Take On Me by A-ha
Solid by Ashford and Simpson
Angel by Madonna

31 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Clock strikes upon the hour and the..."
Whip It by Devo
Karma Chameleon by Culture Club
I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston

32 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Sometimes I feel I've got to, run..."
Jack & Diane by John Mellencamp
Tainted Love by Soft Cell
Hard to Say I’m Sorry by Chicago

33 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"I hear the drums echoing tonight, but"
Call Me by Blondie
Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen
Africa by Toto

34 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Every breath you take, every move you"
Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Whitney Houston
Every Breath You Take by Police
Seasons Change by Exposé

35 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"I don't need no arms around me..."
Mickey by Toni Basil
Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd
Jessie’s Girl by Rick Springfield

36 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"She'll only come out at night, the..."
"Down Under" - Men at Work
Maneater by Hall & Oates
Flashdance ...What A Feelin by Irene Cara

37 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Goodbye Norma Jean though I never knew..."
Bennie and the Jets by Elton John
Smells like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Candle in the Wind by Elton John

38 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Let's dance, put on your red shoes..."
So Emotional by Whitney Houston
Let’s Dance by David Bowie
Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners

39 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Swaying room as the music starts, strangers..."
California Girls by David Lee Roth
What About Love by Heart
Crazy for You by Madonna

40 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"They told him don't you ever come..."
Cover Me by Bruce Springsteen
Beat It by Michael Jackson
Michael Sembello by Maniac
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