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Songs Inspired By Literature

Can you match the song with the piece of literature that inspired it?


Quiz ID:#15054
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Created By:jppbl*us******




#1   In this hit, Elton John says "Goodbye" to a certain glittery path:

#2   This Jefferson Airplane song, riddled with drug references, is based on a character from "Alice in Wonderland".

#3   "Xanadu" is based upon the paradise in what Coleridge poem?

#4   "I Am the Walrus", by The Beatles, was inspired by a poem from this novel:

#5   This Dire Straits song was named after two "star crossed lovers":

#6   "The Ghost of Tom Joad", by Bruce Springsteen, is based on what novel?

#7   The song, "Turn, Turn, Turn", takes its lyrics from what book?

#8   Suzanne Vega's song "Calypso" is about a sea nymph from Homer's "The Odyssey".

#9   This song is inspired by a mythological story about a boy and his father who make wings of feathers and wax in order to escape a prison in Crete.

#10   The song "Among the Living", by Anthrax, is a reference to what Stephen King novel?





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