Lyrics Quiz: 2016 Rock Hall Inductees

Cheap Trick, N.W.A., Steve Miller, Chicago, Deep Purple, and Burt Berns earned their way into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2016. See if you can identify their lyrics.

~Karen Heeringa

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Comments: 9

  • Christina Lynn Kalman from Mankato,minnesotaI got 2 correct
  • Kimberly from WestleaThat was fun
  • Uncle Ray from Lancaster, PaTo paraphrase... "If missin' two was wrong... I don't wanna be right"
  • Claudio Morellato from Aviano, ItalyStrangely the only answer that I got wrong was the Deep Purple Knocking at Your Backdoor. I hit all the rest, but in some case it was just fortune.
  • Sherry from VoloThat was fun!
  • Neil Rubin from Miami Beach, FloridaAced 'em all!
  • Cheryl from Coalinga, CaMissed three know more about the songs then I thought
  • Milt from MinnesotaSame! Missed 1 Deep Purple, somehow got lucky on NWA. Knew all the rest.
  • K.c. from insane is this: I only got one wrong, and it was the Deep Purple one! I thought for sure I'd get one of the rap ones wrong!
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