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Music Picture Quiz - Guess the Beatles song titles

Updated on May 13, 2015

This is a bit of a brainteaser for any Beatles fans out there. Below are five picture clues to five Beatles song titles. Some of them may require a bit of lateral thinking, but really they are not that tough. Good luck!

 

Background

Formed in Liverpool, England in 1960, the Beatles are one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful acts in the history of popular music. The band consisted of John Lennon (rhythm guitar), Paul McCartney (bass guitar), George Harrison (lead guitar) and Ringo Starr (drums). The Beatles have had more number one albums on the UK charts, and held down the top spot longer than any other musical act and have sold more albums in the US than any other artist (source RIAA).

 

 

Beatles song title #1

Written by John Lennon with help from Paul McCartney in 1966
Written by John Lennon with help from Paul McCartney in 1966

 

 

Random fact: The band was previously known as "Johnny and the Moondogs", "Long John and The Beetles" and "The Silver Beatles"

 

 

Beatles song title #2

Written and sung by Paul McCartney in 1967
Written and sung by Paul McCartney in 1967

 

 

“Only two good things ever came from England: one - America, two - the Beatles!” Flynn (Woody Harrelson) from the 1997 film Welcome to Sarajevo

 

 

 

Beatles song title #3

written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney in 1967
written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney in 1967

 

 

"Having played with other musicians, I don't even think The Beatles were that good" George Harrison

 

 

Beatles song title #4

Written primarily by John Lennon although credited to Lennon/McCartney in 1965
Written primarily by John Lennon although credited to Lennon/McCartney in 1965

 

 

"we don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out" Decca Records In 1962 when rejecting The Beatles

 

 

Beatles song title #5

Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney in 1965
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney in 1965

 

 

"People are still looking at Picasso ... at artists who broke through the constraints of their time period to come up with something that was unique and original. In the form that they worked in, in the form of popular music, no one will ever be more revolutionary, more creative and more distinctive than The Beatles were." Former Rolling Stone associate editor Robert Greenfield

 

So there you go. Hope you enjoyed it and look out for further quizzes to be posted soon.

 

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      James Mark 7 years ago from York, England

      Help! Stuck on the last one, unless …

      Nice idea - short and sweet.

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      Bo Heamyan 7 years ago from Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

      Hello James

      If you can't get the last one, let me know and i'll send you the answers. As Tom O'Connor used to say "say what you see!"

      Thanks for having a go.

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      Bo Heamyan 7 years ago from Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

      I meant Roy Walker, not Tom O'Connor.

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      Brian Stephens 7 years ago from Castelnaudary, France

      OK, I think I got the first one, the name tag gave that one away.

      Number 2 nearly fooled me, but I think I have it.

      Number 3 I am home and away with.

      Ahh number 4's just the ticket for a Beatles song.

      Number 5 took a bit of working out

      Took way too long on these but it was amusing and I think I got them all in the end.

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      Bo Heamyan 7 years ago from Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

      Well done Brian. I'll make sure that the next quiz will be a bit harder.

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      James A Watkins 7 years ago from Chicago

      I thought I would ace this one but I didn't get # 1 or # 5. :(

      Great quiz.

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      Bo Heamyan 7 years ago from Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

      Thanks for dropping by, James.

      #1 can be sickening and #5 takes some working out.

      Cheers.

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      James A Watkins 7 years ago from Chicago

      OK. I got # 5 at least. Thanks for the clue. :)

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      Dense 6 years ago from somewhere in a concrete jungle, hugging a green plastic tree, and wondering what happened

      Was stuck on #5 but thanks for the clue. :)

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      Lolly 5 years ago

      These quizzes are really good, i'm currently starting to create my quizzes at a local club and you have given me some great ideas. what are the answers to these ones. I can now grab the rock and roll with it with a number of bands. Thank you.

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      Bo Heamyan 2 years ago from Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

      Answers:

      1. Doctor Robert

      2. Fool on the hill

      3. She's leaving home

      4. Ticket to ride

      5. We can work it out

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