From These Opening Lines, Can You Guess the Iconic Song?

You don’t need to wait for the chorus with these incredible first lines.

Faye Remedios
Created by Faye Remedios
On Dec 31, 2022
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Some songs are so iconic you just need to hear the opening notes to immediately recognize them. But can you do the same if we gave you the opening lines instead? Trust us when we say that the lines are just as legendary as the music or the artist or band. Take our quiz to see just how much these classic songs have resonated with you. We promise you that some of these will be an eye-opener.

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“Well, it's one for the money, two for the show. Three to get ready now go, cat, go.”

2 / 10

“They paved paradise and put up a parking lot. With a pink hotel, a boutique, and a swinging hot spot.”

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“Words are flowing out like endless rain into a paper cup.”

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“Jesus died for somebody’s sin, but not mine.”

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“I’m an alligator, I’m a mama-papa comin’ for you!”

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“It's 9 o'clock on a Saturday. The regular crowd shuffles in...”

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“Shake dreams from your hair. My pretty child, my sweet one. Choose the day and choose the sign of your day. The day’s divinity.”

8 / 10

“I was born by the river, in a little tent, and just like the river, I’ve been running ever since.”

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“She was a fast machine, she kept her motor clean. She was the best damn woman that I ever seen.” 

10 / 10

“If you want a lover, I'll do anything you ask me to. And if you want another kind of love, I'll wear a mask for you.”

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