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
Jolene by Dolly Parton
Country Road by Sweet Baby James

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
Carolina In My Mind by James Taylor
The Weight by The Band

4 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

5 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

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
Amazing Grace by Judy Collins
Tangled Up In Blue by Bob Dylan

10 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

"We were born before the wind, also younger than the sun,"
Into The Mystic by Van Morrison
The Boxer by Simon & Garfunkel
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,"
Helplessly Hoping by Crosby, Stills, and Nash
Dirty Old Town by The Dubliners
Suzanne by Leonard Cohen

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,"
Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce
Tom Dooley by The Kingston Trio
Stoned Soul Picnic by Laura Nyro

14 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

15 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

16 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

17 of 18Pick the Right Answer!

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

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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