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,"
Cecilia by Simon & Garfunkel
The Times They Are A-Changin' by Bob Dylan
Fire and Rain by James Taylor

2 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

3 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

4 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"I'd be safe and warm if I was in L.A.,"
Canadian Railroad Trilogy by Gordon Lightfoot
Some Day Soon by Ian & Sylvia
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
I Got a Name by Jim Croce
Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan

6 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

7 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

8 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"As I went walking that ribbon of highway, I saw above me that endless skyway,"
We Shall Overcome by Pete Seeger
This Land Is Your Land by Woody Guthrie
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,"
Amazing Grace by Judy Collins
Tangled Up In Blue by Bob Dylan
Take it Easy by Jackson Browne

10 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"We were born before the wind, also younger than the sun,"
The Boxer by Simon & Garfunkel
Into The Mystic by Van Morrison
Bridge Over Troubled Water 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?"
Blowin' In the Wind by Bob Dylan
Once I Was by Tim Buckley
Catch the Wind by Donovan

13 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

14 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

15 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

16 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"People call say 'beware doll, you're bound to fall,'"
Darlin Corey by Amythyst Kiah
Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan
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,"
Fire and Rain by James Taylor
Little Boxes by Pete Seeger
Season of the Witch by Donovan
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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