Quiz: Can You Guess These 1970s Songs From Their Opening Line?

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"It ain't no big thing..."

93% of American can't guess these '70s song from their opening line. The 1970s were an exciting time for music. Not only did you have the survivors from the 1960s, but there was David Bowie and the birth of glam rock, plus the emergence of heavy metal, punk rock, disco and the beginnings of hip-hop. Do you know which Bowie song had the line, "It's a god-awful small affair/To the girl with the mousy hair"? How about which Michael Jackson song had the line, "Lovely is the feeling now/Fever temperatures rising now"? Marvin Gaye penned an iconic song with the line, "Mother, mother/There's too many of you crying." Blondie scored a huge hit with a song that had the opening line, "Once I had a love and it was a gas." This quiz also includes lyrics to songs by 1970s artists such as Donna Summer, Prince, Stevie Nicks, Patti Smith, ABBA, Joy Division, the Cure, the Clash, Carly Simon and many more.

Do you think you're smart enough to identify these iconic '70s songs when given only a picture and the opening lyrics for each one? Prove it! Let’s Play
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