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

4 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

5 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

6 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

7 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

8 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

9 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

10 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

11 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

12 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

13 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

14 of 40Name The Hit Song!

"Love is a burnin' thing and it..."
Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash
All You Need Is Love by The Beatles
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..."
The Sound Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel
Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys
A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harum

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
Stand By Me by Ben E. King
Light My Fire by The Doors

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..."
Penny Lane by The Beatles
Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley
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
Surfin' USA by The Beach Boys
Blowin' In The Wind by Bob Dylan

21 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

22 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

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..."
Borderline by Madonna
Like A Virgin 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
Mr. Roboto by Styx
Footloose by Kenny Loggins

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..."
Total Eclipse of the Heart by Bonnie Tyler
Jump by Van Halen
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..."
I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston
Whip It by Devo
Karma Chameleon by Culture Club

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"
Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen
Africa by Toto
Call Me by Blondie

34 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

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..."
Maneater by Hall & Oates
Flashdance ...What A Feelin by Irene Cara
"Down Under" - Men at Work

37 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

38 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

39 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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

40 of 40Name The Hit Song!

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