Quiz: Only Someone From The South Can Name All These Folk Songs. Can You?

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Is Carolina on your mind? Prove it!

This quiz will test the true Southerner in you! If you can match all these folk songs to their correct artists, then you're a professional!

 Aug 18, 2020

1 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"Come gather round, people, wherever you roam, and admit that the waters around you have grown,"
The Times They Are A-Changin' by Bob Dylan
Fire and Rain by James Taylor
Cecilia by Simon & Garfunkel

2 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"Your beauty is beyond compare with flaming locks of auburn hair,"
Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce
Country Road by Sweet Baby James
Jolene by Dolly Parton

3 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"I just need to find a place where I can lay my head,"
How Sweet It Is by Gorilla
The Weight by The Band
Carolina In My Mind by James Taylor

4 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"I'd be safe and warm if I was in L.A.,"
Some Day Soon by Ian & Sylvia
Canadian Railroad Trilogy by Gordon Lightfoot
California Dreamin' by The Mamas & Papas

5 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"Can't you see the sunshine? Can't you just feel the moonshine?"
Carolina In My Mind by James Taylor
Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan
I Got a Name by Jim Croce

6 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"By May the tenth, Richmond had fell. It's a time I remember, oh so well,"
Changes by Phil Ochs
Turn Turn Turn by Pete Seeger
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down by The Band

7 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"I could be here and now. I would be, I should be,"
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine by The Weavers
Annie's Song by John Denver
One of These Things First by Nick Drake

8 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"As I went walking that ribbon of highway, I saw above me that endless skyway,"
This Land Is Your Land by Woody Guthrie
We Shall Overcome by Pete Seeger
The City of New Orleans by Arlo Guthrie

9 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"Don't let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy,"
Take it Easy by Jackson Browne
Tangled Up In Blue by Bob Dylan
Amazing Grace by Judy Collins

10 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"We were born before the wind, also younger than the sun,"
Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel
Into The Mystic by Van Morrison
The Boxer by Simon & Garfunkel

11 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"Gasping at glimpses of gentle true spirit, he runs wishing he could fly,"
Suzanne by Leonard Cohen
Helplessly Hoping by Crosby, Stills, and Nash
Dirty Old Town by The Dubliners

12 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"Sometimes I wonder just for a while ... Will you ever remember me?"
Catch the Wind by Donovan
Once I Was by Tim Buckley
Blowin' In the Wind by Bob Dylan

13 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"There'll be lots of time and wine,"
Tom Dooley by The Kingston Trio
Stoned Soul Picnic by Laura Nyro
Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce

14 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"Hello darkness, my old friend. I've come to talk with you again,"
The Sound of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel
Water Is Wide by Sarah McLachlan
Goodnight Irene by The Weavers

15 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"Is love so fragile and the heart so hollow?"
Sorrow Be the Bird by Lula Wiles
Leather and Lace by Stevie Nicks
Rose on the Mountain by Lula Wiles

16 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"People call say 'beware doll, you're bound to fall,'"
Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan
Darlin Corey by Amythyst Kiah
Little Sadie by Crooked Still

17 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"I am on a lonely road and I am traveling, traveling, traveling, traveling..."
Leaving On A Jet Plane by Peter, Paul, and Mary
All I Want by Joni Mitchell
Pink Moon by Nick Drake

18 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"I walked out this morning and I wrote down this song, I just can't remember who to send it to,"
Season of the Witch by Donovan
Fire and Rain by James Taylor
Little Boxes by Pete Seeger
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

The roots of some of the best, most genuine folk songs, Americana songs, country songs, and even rock music that we know of today was formed in the South. Only true Southerners will be able to recognize which of those classic songs had the upper hand in influencing the genre of folk music that we know today. If you're from the South, or if you consider yourself a music expert, then this quiz was made just for you! Think you know your James Taylor from your Bob Dylan? Do you remember all the lyrics to "Helplessly Hoping" by Crosby, Stills & Nash? It's your time to prove it to us!

Music has the power to bring back to us memories of our childhood and memories of the good and bad times we've lived through over the course of our lives. If you're looking for a break in your long work day, or a break from the kids, or you just want to take your mind off reality for a few minutes, then take this quiz with us! You'll be diving into some of the greatest American country, soul, and folk songs ever written, and we'd love to take that trip down memory lane right along with you. The South is a great birthplace for roots music, and what better way to remember your roots than remembering all the words to "Fire and Rain"?

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