Guess the '60s Hit Song From its Opening Line Quiz
by Staff
Think you know 1960s songs by heart? See if you can guess these hits from the first line of lyrics.

"Breakin' rocks in the hot sun…"

  • "Friday on My Mind"
  • "Bad Moon Rising"
  • "I Fought the Law"

"Once upon a time you dressed so fine…"

  • "Like a Rolling Stone"
  • "Paint it Black"
  • "Suspicious Minds"

"When the night has come…"

  • "I'm A Believer"
  • "Stand By Me"
  • "Reach Out I'll Be There"

"Beat is getting' stronger, music getting' longer too…"

  • "Dance to the Music"
  • "Music Lover"
  • "I Want to Take You Higher"

"There must be some kind of way outta here…"

  • "All Along the Watchtower"
  • "See Emily Play"
  • "L.A. Woman"

"I am he as you are he as you are me…"

  • "I'm Waiting For The Man"
  • "Wish You Were Here"
  • "I Am The Walrus"

"Now that you've found your paradise…"

  • "I'm a Believer"
  • "Shangri La"
  • "Paradise By the Dashboard Light"

"Well, it ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe…"

  • "Baby"
  • "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"
  • "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag"

"I saw her today at the reception…"

  • "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
  • "The Tracks of My Tears"
  • "Walk Away Renee"

"I don't know just where I'm going, but I'm gonna try for the kingdom if I can…"

  • "Layla"
  • "Heroin"
  • "Cocaine"

"Be on my side, I'll be on your side, baby…"

  • "Send Me a Postcard"
  • "Money"
  • "Down By The River"

"Couldn't sleep at all last night…"

  • "Tossin' and Turnin'"
  • "I'm Still in Love With You"
  • "She's Got You"

"Oh, a storm is threatening, my very life today…"

  • "For What It's Worth"
  • "Gimme Shelter"
  • "Ramble On"

"Ground control to Major Tom…"

  • "Space Oddity"
  • "A Whiter Shade of Pale"
  • "God Only Knows"

"Sometimes it's hard to be a woman…"

  • "Stand by Your Man"
  • "Sister Ray"
  • "Big Louise"

"Johnny's in the basement, mixing up the medicine…"

  • "I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)"
  • "Runaway"
  • "Subterranean Homesick Blues"

"All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey…"

  • "River Deep Mountain High"
  • "Georgia On My Mind"
  • "California Dreamin'"

"Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day…"

  • "Time"
  • "Money"
  • "Mother"

"There's a light, a certain kind of light…"

  • "Runaway"
  • "White Room"
  • "To Love Somebody"

"You need cooling, baby, I'm not fooling…"

  • "The Witch"
  • "My Generation"
  • "Whole Lotta Love"

"Well it's been building up inside of me…"

  • "Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay"
  • "Don't Worry Baby"
  • "She Loves You"

"I read the news today, oh boy…"

  • "Sympathy For The Devil"
  • "I Heard It Through The Grapevine"
  • "A Day In The Life"

"Pulled into Nazareth, was feelin' about half past dead…"

  • "You Really Got Me"
  • "Kick Out The Jams"
  • "The Weight"

"I hear the train a comin, it's rollin' 'round the bend…"

  • "Folsom Prison Blues"
  • "Wouldn't It Be Nice"
  • "Jackson"

"The night we met I knew I needed you so …"

  • "Be My Baby"
  • "I Wanna Be Your Dog"
  • "Think"

"I was born by the river in a little tent…"

  • "Down By The River"
  • "A Change Is Gonna Come"
  • "I Want You Back"

"Some folks are made to wave the flag…"

  • "Fortunate Son"
  • "Down On The Corner"
  • "Sacrifice"

"Get up in the morning slaving for bread, sir…"

  • "Time of the Season"
  • "White Rabbit"
  • "Israelites"

"When I was a little girl, I had a rag doll…"

  • "In My Life"
  • "What A Wonderful World"
  • "River Deep, Mountain High"

"So messed up, I want you here…"

  • "I Wanna Be Your Dog"
  • "God Only Knows"
  • "The Weight"