March quiz: Name the name in that tune

By Nancy Wheeler | February 28, 2023

Identify the key person’s name that is mentioned in the following tunes. The answers appear on page 16. 

1. “You got me rockin’ and a rollin’/Rockin’ and a-reelin’” (Beach Boys).

2. “I’m begging of you please don’t take my man” (Dolly Parton).

3. “Take a sad song and make it better” (Beatles).

4. “Hang down your head, ____/ Hang down your head and cry” (The Kingston Trio).

5.  ”Hands, touching hands/Reaching out, touching me, touching you” (Neil Diamond).

6. “Wake up, _____/ I think I got somethin’ to say to you” (Rod Stewart).

7.  “Help me, _____/ Get her out of my heart” (Beach Boys-Brian Wilson).

8. “Well, if I ever have a boy, I’ll name him Frank or George or Bill or Tom”  ( Johnny Cash /Shel Silverstein).

9. “All the lonely people/Where do they all come from?”  (Beatles).

10. “But he could play a guitar just like a-ringin’ a bell”  (Chuck Berry).

11. “Freedom is just another word for nothin’ left to lose” (Janis Joplin/ K. Kristofferson).

12. “Heaven holds a place for those who pray/Hey, hey, hey” (Simon & Garfunkel).



1. Barbara Ann

2. Jolene

3. Jude

4. Tom Dooley

5. Sweet Caroline

6. Maggie May

7. Rhonda

8. Sue

9. Eleanor Rigby

10. Johnny B. Goode

11. Bobby McGee

12. Mrs. Robinson