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Name the Character in the Song

Every good story needs a memorable character, and some of the best stories are told through songs. Anthony's movin' out. Billie Jean wasn't MJ's lover. Jude can take a sad song and make it better. And look out, Janie's got a gun. How many more characters can you remember?

    About the Author:

    Amanda FlinnerAmanda is a freelance writer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a degree in English/Writing from Geneva College (Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania). When she's not listening to jazz and pop standards from the '40s and '50s, she's obsessing over classic movies. She has no musical ability whatsoever except for a short stint as a saxophone player in the sixth grade.More from Amanda Flinner
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Comments: 12

Just awful, maybe 2 right.Gruffdan from Tampa
Missed one, the Bruce Springsteen song, no surprise, I never did care for his music.Cindy from California
9 out of 10...pretty good.Jon from Long Island
Very interesting. I got 8/10Miguel Carrion from Peru
Oh the shame... I'm such a lyrics junkie, and I missed MJ.Uncle Ray from Lancaster, Pa
i`m having fun !!Danielle from Philippines
That was fun!! Only got the Springsteen question wrong =/Jamie from Jersey
Really cool fun triviaDaniel from Nj
Interesting choice for a Springsteen song; I thought Tenth Avenue Freeze-out would be usedZander from Los Angeles
Missed just one but I did have to guess on three of them.Jim from North Billerica, Ma
Furry sings the blues. (Joni Mitchell) of course Furry Lewis was real!
Donald and Lydia made love from ten miles away. (John Prine)
Sam Stone was alone. (John Prine)
She's my Sharona (The Knack)
Hey Carrie Anne, what's your game? (The Hollies)
Stoney was a Liar (Jerry Jeff Walker)
Frank and Lola honeymoon in Pensacola (Jimmy Buffet)
Ricki might need that number (Steely Dan)
Sneakin Sally Thru the Alley (Robert Palmer) (Allen Toussaint)
Ruby (Mel Tillis) (Kenny Rogers)
We all know what Billy Joe Mcallister did (Bobbie Gentry)
Smackwater Jack bought a shotgun (Carole King)
Sad Lisa (Cat Stevens)
Jet's was a suffragette! (Paul McCartney)
Bill from Us
Only 2 wrong, and they were songs I've never heard before.K.c. from New Hampshire
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