Make a ’70s Rock Playlist and We'll Guess What Muscle Car You Are

By: Teresa McGlothlin

Make a ’70s Rock Playlist and We'll Guess What Muscle Car You Are
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About This Quiz

Let's get take a trip back in time together and make a '70s rock playlist that would carry you through any long road trip! From Black Sabbath to Bob Dylan, the '70s brought us rock like no other generation that came before or after. After we see how you put together a playlist that rocks the "Dark Side of the Moon," we'll let you know which muscle car you are at heart. 

While decades like the '60s and the '80s were musically inventive, the '70s had no shame about being as loud as possible. Bands like Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones made their mark back then and their legacies are still the stuff of legend. No matter which iconic band you love the most, putting together a well-rounded playlist from the greatest rock decade will show us how your motor gets running and heads out on the highway in style. 

Whether you see yourself as more of a Chevelle or a GTO is something to keep in mind as you put your songs together in the order you see fit. When you've finished choosing your songs and artists, we'll compare your answers to the qualities of the finest muscle cars to hit the road! Will you end up being the one you think you are? 

Would you be a "simple kind of" human and add one of these Lynyrd Skynyrd songs?
"Free Bird"
"That Smell"
"Sweet Home Alabama"
"Gimme Three Steps"

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Where would you place "Smoke on the Water" on your playlist?
It would have to be first.
It doesn't belong on my playlist.
I think it should rest in the middle.
It's a great closing song.

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Get on the "Magic Bus" and tell us which song by "The Who" you would add.
"Baba O'Riley"
"I Can See For Miles"
"Pinball Wizard"
I don't know much about their music.

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Would "Stairway to Heaven" get a slot on your playlist?
I would prefer to add "Black Dog."
"Stairway to Heaven" is a must.
"Kashmir" is more my style.
I would rather add "The Immigrant Song."

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How many Aerosmith songs would your playlist have?
I'm not an Aerosmith fan.
I would certainly add "Dream On."
"Walk This Way" would have to be added.
At least three songs on my list would be Aerosmith songs.

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Do you know all the words to "The Boys are Back in Town"?
I love singing along to that song.
Thin Lizzy is my favorite band.
I don't know all the words, but I try.
I'll sing along to most anything '70s rock.

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Led by Freddie Mercury's voice, which Queen song would get a special honor on your list?
"We Will Rock You"
"Fat-Bottomed Girls"
"We Are The Champions"
"Bohemian Rhapsody" holds a special place in my heart.

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Would you include "Carry On My Wayward Son" by Kansas on your list?
I would include a few Kansas songs.
I don't know that song.
I would prefer to add "Dust in the Wind."
It's a must-have for any playlist.

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Which song by The Doors lights your fire and goes on your list?
"Riders on the Storm"
"Love Her Madly"
I'll skip adding The Doors.
"People Are Strange"

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Pick a Pink Floyd song to go in the middle of your playlist.
"Comfortably Numb"
"Money"
"Another Brick in the Wall"
"Wish You Were Here"

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Out of these '70s punk rock bands, which one makes your list?
The Ramones
The Dead Kennedys
I don't know much '70s punk.
The Stooges

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Could you see yourself adding "My Sharona" by The Knack?
That's a great idea!
That song annoys me.
It would get a slot, for sure.
It's too much of a pop song for me.

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Which of these Elton John songs would turn you into a "Tiny Dancer"?
"Saturday Night's All Right"
"Rocket Man"
"Crocodile Rock"
"Bennie and The Jets"

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We have "more than a feeling" that you'll add a Boston song -- which one?
"More Than a Feeling" is the only song by Boston that I know.
I don't know their music.
"Rock and Roll Band"
"Peace of Mind"

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Would you add any Dire Straits songs and get your "money for nothing"?
I thought they were an '80s band.
"Sultans of Swing" would totally make my list.
"Lady Writer" is a great song!
I might add "Water of Love."

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Which Blondie song would you put near the end to "Rapture" your playlist?
"Heart of Glass"
"Atomic"
"Hanging on the Telephone"
I'm not into Blondie.

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Would you prefer to add "Brown Sugar" or "Beast of Burden"?
I would dedicate half my playlist to The Rolling Stones.
"Brown Sugar" gets my vote.
I would prefer to add "Beast of Burden."
Honestly, I would rather hear "It's Only Rock 'n Roll."

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Which Mott the Hoople song gets placed in the middle of your playlist?
I've never heard of Mott the Hoople.
"Crash Street Kidds"
"One of the Boys"
"All the Young Dudes"

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Choose a Steely Dan song to pick up the pace.
"Peg"
"Do It Again"
"Bad Sneakers"
"The Boston Rag"

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They were formed in 1967. Which Fleetwood Mac song gets played first?
"Go Your Own Way"
"Landslide"
"Tusk"
"Rhiannon"

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Which of The Allman Brothers' songs makes your selection process?
"Midnight Rider"
"Revival"
"Mountain Jam"
"In Memory of Elizabeth Reed"

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Would you add more cowbell by including "Don't Fear the Reaper"?
I would add more than one Blue Oyster Cult song.
I would add it near the end.
It should be my opener.
I will have to think about it.

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Could you "take it easy," and add Foghat's "Slow Ride" on your list?
I'm not a fan of that song.
It's a must-have!
"Fool for The City" would get my vote.
I would prefer to add "Drivin' Wheel."

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Which song by guitar god Eric Clapton gets put in a special place on your list?
"Layla"
"Tears in Heaven"
"Cocaine"
"I Shot the Sheriff"

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Pick a song by The Eagles to go near the beginning.
"Hotel California"
"Take it Easy"
"New Kid in Town"
"Lyin' Eyes"

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Which Yes song would you go "Roundabout" to include?
"America"
"Time and a Word"
"Heart of the Sunrise"
I don't know their songs.

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Would you add any of these songs by Styx and let Dennis DeYoung's voice carry you away?
"Come Sail Away"
Who is Styx?
"Babe"
"Renegade"

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Which of these Black Sabbath songs would you choose just to hear Ozzy's voice?
"Iron Man"
"War Pigs"
"Paranoid"
"Children of The Grave"

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Out of these Rod Stewart songs, which one is rock enough for your playlist?
"Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
"Maggie May"
"Hot Legs"
"Ooh La La"

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Which prophetic Bob Dylan song would end your playlist?
"Knockin' on Heaven's Door"
"Forever Young"
"Shelter from the Storm"
"Highway 61"

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