Ultimate 70s Music Lyrics Quiz

Attention all music fans – it’s time to put your knowledge to the test with the ultimate 70s music lyrics quiz.

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The 1970s was a stellar decade for music, and perhaps one of the most diverse and varied eras in the history of pop. With the rise of disco, Afrobeat, reggae, glam rock, progressive rock, punk, and all kinds of world music, this decade really has something for everyone. It’s no wonder that 70s music continues to get our toes tapping even today!

You might fancy yourself an expert, but how well do you really know your 70s music trivia? This tough 70s music lyrics quiz is sure to test even the most committed music fans, with plenty of questions that will leave you scratching your head and searching for the next line!

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Do you know your Blondie from your Fleetwood Mac? Or the lyrics to the biggest hits by Queen or Bob Dylan? It’s time to find out.

These 70s music quiz questions are ideal fodder for your next Zoom quiz night with friends, or a great way to test your own memory for 70s song lyrics from the comfort of home.

Think you’ve got what it takes? Enjoy this trip down memory lane as you take on the ultimate 70s music lyrics quiz. If you enjoy playing this one, don’t miss our quiz on musicals – perfect for anyone who loves belting out a tune!

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Ultimate 70s Music Lyrics Quiz Questions

1. What is the title of the classic Bee Gees pop ballad that featured in the movie Saturday Night Fever and contains the following lyrics: “I know your eyes in the morning sun, I feel you touch me in the pouring rain…”?

2. Which 1970s band had a hit song that included the following lyrics: “Thunder only happens when it’s raining…”?

3. Complete the missing word from the lyrics to ‘American Pie’ by Don Mclean: “A long, long time ago, I can still remember, how that music used to make me… “.

4. Name the song and the artist from the opening line: “Mama, just killed a man…”

5. Which 70s song by the Sex Pistols finishes with the lines “No future, no future, no future for you”?

6. “At first I was afraid, I was petrified…” Complete the following line from this classic karaoke favorite by Gloria Gaynor.

7. Who famously sang the following lines: “There’s a starman, waiting in the sky, he’d like to come and meet us but he thinks he’d blow our minds…”

8. Name the two artists that sang the duet “You’re The One That I Want”.

9. Complete the lyrics from Diana Ross’ epic 70s song, ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough’: “Listen baby – ain’t no mountain high, ain’t no valley low…”

10. Identify the song from the opening line: “Friday night and the lights are low…”

11. Complete the lyrics of this famous song by Carly Simon: “You’re so vain…”

12. Identify the song and the artist from the opening line: “There’s a lady that’s sure all that glitters is gold”

13. Who sang the song that opened with these lines: “Once I had a love and it was a gas, soon turned out had a heart of glass”?

14. Which iconic Bob Marley song are these lines taken from: “I remember when we used to sit, in the government yard in Trenchtown”?

15. Which 70s music band wrote the song that opens: “Riders on the storm, riders on the storm, into this house we’re born, into this world we’re thrown”?

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16. Name the song and the artist from these 70s music lyrics: “You led me away from home, just to save you from being alone, you stole my heart and that’s what really hurts”.

17. Which song by progressive rock band Pink Floyd opens with the lines “Hello? Is there anybody in there? Just nod if you can hear me. Is there anyone home?”?

18. Who sang these iconic lines: ” I hope you don’t mind, I hope you don’t mind, that I put down in words, how wonderful life is now you’re in the world”?

19. Complete the lyrics to this classic David Bowie song: “Rebel, rebel, you’ve torn your dress, rebel, rebel… “.

20. Who wrote the original version of this song, later covered by Guns N’Roses: “Mama, take this badge from me, I can’t use it any more. It’s getting dakr, too dark to see, feels like I’m knocking on heaven’s door”?

21. Fill in the missing word from this classic 70s sing by Derek and the Dominos: “________, you’ve got me on my knees ________, I’m begging darling please ________, darling won’t you ease my worried mind”

22. Name the song and the artist from these opening lyrics: “Buddy you’re a boy make a big noise playing in the street gonna be a big man some day”.

23. Which country legend originally sang these lines: “Your beauty is beyond compare, with flaming locks of auburn hair, with ivory skin and eyes of emerald green”?

24. Name the song and the artist from these lyrics, which reference a novel by Emily Bronte: “Heathcliff, it’s me, Cathy, I’ve come home, I’m so cold, let me in your window”.

25. Which American artist wrote and performed these words: “You fill up my senses like a night in the forest, like the mountains in springtime, like a walk in the rain…”?

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Ultimate 70s Music Lyrics Quiz Questions and Answers

How did you get on with our 70s song lyrics quiz? Are you riding a disco high, or did that give you the blues?

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1. What is the title of the classic Bee Gees pop ballad that featured in the movie Saturday Night Fever and contains the following lyrics: “I know your eyes in the morning sun, I feel you touch me in the pouring rain…”?

How Deep is Your Love

2. Which 1970s band had a hit song that included the following lyrics: “Thunder only happens when it’s raining…”?

Fleetwood Mac (from the song ‘Dreams’)

3. Complete the missing word from the lyrics to ‘American Pie’ by Don Mclean: “A long, long time ago, I can still remember, how that music used to make me… “.

Smile

4. Name the song and the artist from the opening line: “Mama, just killed a man…”

Queen – ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

5. Which 70s song by the Sex Pistols finishes with the lines “No future, no future, no future for you”?

God Save the Queen’

6. “At first I was afraid, I was petrified…” Complete the following line from this classic karaoke favorite by Gloria Gaynor.

“Kept thinking I could never live without you by my side”

7. Who famously sang the following lines: “There’s a starman, waiting in the sky, he like to come and meet us but he thinks he’d blow our minds…”

David Bowie

8. Name the two artists that sang the duet “You’re The One That I Want”.

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John

9. Complete the lyrics from Diana Ross’ 70s song, ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough’: “Listen baby – ain’t no mountain high, ain’t no valley low…”

“Ain’t no river wide enough baby”

10. Identify the song from the opening line: “Friday night and the lights are low…”

Dancing Queen, by ABBA

11. Complete the lyrics of this famous song by Carly Simon: “You’re so vain…”

“You probably think this song is about you”

12. Identify the song and the artist from the opening line: “There’s a lady that’s sure all that glitters is gold”

‘Stairway to Heaven’ by Led Zeppelin

13. Who sang the song that opened with these lines: “Once I had a love and it was a gas, soon turned out had a heart of glass”?

Blondie

14. Which iconic Bob Marley song are these lines taken from: “I remember when we used to sit, in the government yard in Trenchtown”?

‘No Woman, No Cry’

15. Which 70s music band wrote the song that opens: “Riders on the storm, riders on the storm, into this house we’re born, into this world we’re thrown”?

The Doors

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16. Name the song and the artists from these 70s music lyrics: “You led me away from home, just to save you from being alone, you stole my heart and that’s what really hurts”.

‘Maggie May’ by Rod Stewart

17. Which song by progressive rock band Pink Floyd opens with the lines “Hello? Is there anybody in there? Just nod if you can hear me. Is there anyone home?”?

Comfortably Numb

18. Who sang these iconic lines: ” I hope you don’t mind, I hope you don’t mind, that I put down in words, how wonderful life is now you’re in the world”?

Elton John

19. Complete the lyrics to this classic David Bowie song: “Rebel, rebel, you’ve torn your dress, rebel, rebel… “.

“Your face is a mess”

20. Who wrote the original version of this song, later covered by Guns N’Roses: “Mama, take this badge from me, I can’t use it any more. It’s getting dark, too dark to see, feels like I’m knocking on heaven’s door”?

Bob Dylan

21. Fill in the missing word from this classic 70s sing by Derek and the Dominos: “________, you’ve got me on my knees ________, I’m begging darling please ________, darling won’t you ease my worried mind”

Layla

22. Name the song and the artist from these opening lyrics: “Buddy you’re a boy make a big noise playing in the street gonna be a big man some day”.

‘We Will Rock You’, by Queen

23. Which country legend originally sang these lines: “Your beauty is beyond compare, with flaming locks of auburn hair, with ivory skin and eyes of emerald green”?

Dolly Parton

24. Name the song and the artist from these lyrics, which reference a novel by Emily Bronte: “Heathcliff, it’s me, Cathy, I’ve come home, I’m so cold, let me in your window”.

‘Wuthering Heights’ – Kate Bush

25. Which American artist wrote and performed these words: “You fill up my senses like a night in the forest, like the mountains in springtime, like a walk in the rain…”?

John Denver

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