Who Wrote That Song?

by Greg Prato

Most big-name artists get some help from time to time when it comes to songwriting, and their chosen tunesmiths might surprise you. See if you can match the songwriter to the song.

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Comments: 12

  • Craig from Delaware8 right and 7 wrong. 53.3%. Grading on a curve, that’s a solid “D”!
  • Kathy from Ny8 wrong and 7 right. But 3of the right ones were guesses. I’m not as smart as I thought I was.
  • Pat from Witook 'er on the chin!
  • Mike from Staten Islandheres one for ya , who wrote Celine Dion song "New Day"? Aldo Nova famed for the hit song "Fantasy" back in the 80's.
  • Noah Ital from IrelandI got 6 wrong but it was THE FAMILY and not PRINCE !!!!! so I got 7
  • Paddy from The WorldThis was a really fun quiz I liked it so much I am going to play again X
  • Ll from Tni got all 15 right after 20 tries
  • Nanci Poulos from MaI got 5 wrong & 10 right, these were guesses & I'm happy.
  • Aliaataleb from 4596212 wrong and 3 right
  • Daniel 3739 from Auburndale, FloridaAll 10 right...I am a genius
  • James from Vidalia, Ga10 wrong
  • Jim from North Billerica, MaI got two wrong, Dammit!
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