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Go back in time and test your classic rock band knowledge! How well do you remember the lyrics to these iconic songs?

Welcome to the Hotel California

Such a lovely place (such a lovely place)

Such a lovely face

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"Hotel California" was released in 1977 by The Eagles. It even won a Grammy in 1978!

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"Hotel California" was released in 1977 by The Eagles. It even won a Grammy in 1978!

I get up, and nothing

Gets me down

You got it tough, I've seen

the touchest around

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Van Halen released "Jump" in 1984. This song has been featured in tons of covers and was even in an episode of Glee

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Van Halen released "Jump" in 1984. This song has been featured in tons of covers and was even in an episode of Glee

Pleased to meet you

Hope you guess my name

But what's puzzling you

Is the nature of my game

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This song is "Sympathy for the Devil" by The Rolling Stones. Off of the 1968 album "Beggar's Banquet," this song is known as an homage to the devil. 

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This song is "Sympathy for the Devil" by The Rolling Stones. Off of the 1968 album "Beggar's Banquet," this song is known as an homage to the devil. 

We've got to hold on to

What we've got

It doesn't make a difference

If we make it or not

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Bon Jovi released "Livin' on a Prayer" in  1986. It was on the album "Slippery When Wet."

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Bon Jovi released "Livin' on a Prayer" in  1986. It was on the album "Slippery When Wet."

Maybe, it's not too late

To learn how to love and forget

How to hate

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These lyrics are from the popular song "Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne.

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These lyrics are from the popular song "Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne.

You'd have me down, down, down to my knees

Wouldn't you, Barracuda?

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This is a lyric from Heart's song "Barracuda." The song was released in 1977 with Heart's "Little Queen" album. 

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This is a lyric from Heart's song "Barracuda." The song was released in 1977 with Heart's "Little Queen" album. 

I love rock 'n' roll

So put another dime in the jukebox, baby

I love rock 'n' roll

So come an' take your time and dance with me

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"I Love Rock 'n' Roll" was released by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts in 1982. This song was covered by Britney Spears decades later!

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"I Love Rock 'n' Roll" was released by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts in 1982. This song was covered by Britney Spears decades later!

There's a lady who's sure

All that glitters is gold

And she's buying a stairway to heaven

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Led Zeppelin released "Stairway to Heaven" in 1971. It's highly considered the anthem of classic rock!

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Led Zeppelin released "Stairway to Heaven" in 1971. It's highly considered the anthem of classic rock!

Here comes the story of the Hurricane

The man the authorities came to blame

For something that he never done

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This is a protest song written by Bob Dylan called "Hurricane." Dylan was protesting the imprisonment of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. 

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This is a protest song written by Bob Dylan called "Hurricane." Dylan was protesting the imprisonment of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. 

Back in black

I hit the sack

I've been too long I'm glad to be back

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"Back in Black" was released in 1980 off of AC/DC's album of the same name. This song is still being used in tons of media!

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"Back in Black" was released in 1980 off of AC/DC's album of the same name. This song is still being used in tons of media!

Mama, just killed a man

Put a gun against his head

Pulled my trigger, now he's dead

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This is the famous "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen. This song was off of Queen's 1975 album "A Night at the Opera."

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This is the famous "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen. This song was off of Queen's 1975 album "A Night at the Opera."

When I find myself in times of trouble

Mother Mary comes to me

Speaking words of wisdom, let it be

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This iconic line is from The Beatles! "Let It Be" was released in 1970.

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This iconic line is from The Beatles! "Let It Be" was released in 1970.

Call me (call me) on the line

Call me, call me any, anytime

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This song is called "Call Me" by Blondie. It was the theme song for the movie American Gigolo.

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This song is called "Call Me" by Blondie. It was the theme song for the movie American Gigolo.

But if I stayed here with you, girl, Things just couldn't be the same.

'Cause I'm as free as a bird now

And this bird you can not change, oh, oh, oh, oh

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"Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd kind of became a cult classic after it was released.

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"Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd kind of became a cult classic after it was released.

Don't ya love her madly

Wanna be her daddy

Don't ya love her face

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This song is by The Doors! It's called "Love Her Madly" and was easily their biggest hit.

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This song is by The Doors! It's called "Love Her Madly" and was easily their biggest hit.

I want to fly like an eagle

To the sea

Fly like an eagle

Let my spirit carry me

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This is "Fly Like an Eagle" by The Steve Miller Band. This song was released in 1976 and has sold over one million copies.

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This is "Fly Like an Eagle" by The Steve Miller Band. This song was released in 1976 and has sold over one million copies.

He was turned to steel

In the great magnetic field

Where he traveled time

For the future of mankind

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This is "Iron Man" by Black Sabbath. This song was released in 1970.

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This is "Iron Man" by Black Sabbath. This song was released in 1970.

Well, I'm not the world's most physical guy

But when she squeezed me tight she nearly broke my spine

Oh my Lola, lo lo lo lo Lola

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This song is by The Kinks! It's called "Lola" and was a single released in 1970.

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This song is by The Kinks! It's called "Lola" and was a single released in 1970.

Roxanne you don't have to put on the red light

Those days are over you don't have to sell your body to the night

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"Roxanne" was released by The Police in 1978. It's still a popular song today and is even played on the radio frequently.

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"Roxanne" was released by The Police in 1978. It's still a popular song today and is even played on the radio frequently.

Keep your 'lectric eye on me babe

Put your ray gun to my head

Press your space face close to mine, love

Freak out in a moonage daydream oh yeah

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This song is "Moonage Daydream" by the iconic David Bowie. More accurately, it was performed by his alternate persona, Ziggy Stardust.

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This song is "Moonage Daydream" by the iconic David Bowie. More accurately, it was performed by his alternate persona, Ziggy Stardust.

Welcome to the jungle it gets worse here every day

You learn to live like an animal in the jungle where we play

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"Welcome to the Jungle" was released by Guns N' Roses in 1987 on their debut album "Appetite for Destruction." This is another classic that is still used heavily today.

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"Welcome to the Jungle" was released by Guns N' Roses in 1987 on their debut album "Appetite for Destruction." This is another classic that is still used heavily today.

Rhiannon rings like a bell through the night

And wouldn't you love to love her?

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Fleetwood Mac released "Rhiannan" as a single in 1976. It was written by frontwoman Stevie Nicks.

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Fleetwood Mac released "Rhiannan" as a single in 1976. It was written by frontwoman Stevie Nicks.

Now, it seems to me some fine things

Have been laid upon your table

But you only want the ones

That you can't get

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This song, "Desperado," was released by The Eagles in 1973. It's not as popular as "Hotel California" but it still has some critical acclaim.

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This song, "Desperado," was released by The Eagles in 1973. It's not as popular as "Hotel California" but it still has some critical acclaim.

I can't explain you would not understand

This is not how I am

I have become comfortably numb

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"Comfortably Numb" is off of Pink Floyd's album "The Wall." This album, and this song, is one of the most popular from its time.

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"Comfortably Numb" is off of Pink Floyd's album "The Wall." This album, and this song, is one of the most popular from its time.

Aqualung, my friend, don't you start away uneasy

You poor old sod, you see it's only me

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This song is called "Aqualung" by Jethro Tull. It was released in 1971.

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This song is called "Aqualung" by Jethro Tull. It was released in 1971.

We come from the land of the ice and snow

From the midnight sun where the hot springs blow

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This is a lyric from "The Immigrant Song" which was released by Led Zeppelin in 1970. It was a chart topper!

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This is a lyric from "The Immigrant Song" which was released by Led Zeppelin in 1970. It was a chart topper!

Frank Zappa and the Mothers

Were at the best place around

But some stupid with a flare gun

Burned the place to the ground

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These lyrics are from "Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple. This song was released in 1972.

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These lyrics are from "Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple. This song was released in 1972.

London calling to the faraway towns

Now war is declared and battle come down

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This is a song by The Clash! It's called "London Calling" and was released in 1979.

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This is a song by The Clash! It's called "London Calling" and was released in 1979.

Layla, I'm begging, darling, please

Layla, darling won't you ease my worried mind

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Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon got together to create the supergroup of Derek and the Dominoes. They wrote this song together in 1970!

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Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon got together to create the supergroup of Derek and the Dominoes. They wrote this song together in 1970!

I saw a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand

Walking through the streets of Soho in the rain

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Warren Zevon dropped this bop called "Werewolves of London" in 1978. It's still so popular!

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Warren Zevon dropped this bop called "Werewolves of London" in 1978. It's still so popular!

Sing with me if it's just for today

Maybe tomorrow the good Lord will take you away

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This is "Dream On" by Aerosmith. This song was on their debut album that was released in 1973. 

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This is "Dream On" by Aerosmith. This song was on their debut album that was released in 1973. 

Somebody went under a dock

And there they saw a rock

It wasn't a rock

It was a rock lobster

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The B-52's released "Rock Lobster" in 1978. It was their first single to chart on the Billboard 100.

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The B-52's released "Rock Lobster" in 1978. It was their first single to chart on the Billboard 100.

"Mr. Blue Sky, please tell us why

You had to hide away for so long (so long)

Where did we go wrong?

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ELO (aka Electric Light Orchestra) released "Mr. Blue Sky" in 1978. 

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ELO (aka Electric Light Orchestra) released "Mr. Blue Sky" in 1978. 

All the young dudes

Carry the news

Boogaloo dudes

Carry the news

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Mott the Hopple released this song in 1972. Fun fact: it was written by David Bowie!

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Mott the Hopple released this song in 1972. Fun fact: it was written by David Bowie!

Where is my mind

Way out in the water

See it swimmin'

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"Where Is My Mind" was released by The Pixies on their 1988 album "Surfer Rosa." It's a super iconic song!

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"Where Is My Mind" was released by The Pixies on their 1988 album "Surfer Rosa." It's a super iconic song!

Thought I heard a rumblin'

Calling to my name

Two hundred million guns are loaded

Satan cries 'take aim

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Creedence Clearwater Revival released the song "Run Through the Jungle" on their 1970 album "Cosmo's Factory." 

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Creedence Clearwater Revival released the song "Run Through the Jungle" on their 1970 album "Cosmo's Factory." 

Rulers make bad lovers

You better put your kingdom up for sale

Up for sale

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This song is called "Gold Dust Woman." Fleetwood Mac released it on the 1977 album titled "Rumors."

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This song is called "Gold Dust Woman." Fleetwood Mac released it on the 1977 album titled "Rumors."

Show me, show me, show me how you do that trick

'The one that makes me scream' she said

'The one that makes me laugh' she said

And threw her arms around my neck

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This is called "Just Like Heaven" by The Cure. They released the song in 1987.

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This is called "Just Like Heaven" by The Cure. They released the song in 1987.

We are the champions, my friends

And we'll keep on fighting till the end

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These are lyrics from the iconic song "We Are The Champions" by Queen. This song charted all over the world!

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These are lyrics from the iconic song "We Are The Champions" by Queen. This song charted all over the world!

Forget your lust for the

Rich man's gold

All You need is in your soul

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These lyrics are from the song "Simple Man" by Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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These lyrics are from the song "Simple Man" by Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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