Can you match these big hits to the correct animal band?

Prove you actually were born to be wild.

Tons of bands have taken their names from the animal kingdom, but can you keep them all straight?

Today we present a zoo of hits from the 1950s to 1990s, and it's up to you to match the massive song to the animal band that made it famous. Good luck!
  1. Which band named after primates convinced us to "Listen to the Band"?
  2. Which band inspired by insects got us chirping along to "That'll Be the Day"?
  3. Bands named themselves for creatures from land AND sea. Which water-dwelling animal band gave us "Happy Together"?
  4. Many bands named themselves for birds, but which one soared to the top of the charts with "Take It Easy"?
  5. Some bands were inspired by entire groups of critters, including this one behind "The House of the Rising Sun":
  6. Even the most rocking bands weren't immune to cute animal names. Which heavy band gave us "Pour Some Sugar on Me"?
  7. Here's the most apt song title on our list: "Born to Be Wild" was courtesy of which canine-friendly act?
  8. Here's some more bands with minds of a feather, but which one had us crooning to "Silly Love Songs"?
  9. You have your choice between buffalo and bunny bands to figure out who sang the dramatic 1980s hit "The Killing Moon":
  10. Here's one of the Eighties' favorite ballads, later dubbed a Song of the Century. Which cool cat do we have to thank for the little story about "Jack and Diane"?

Can you match these big hits to the correct animal band?

Your Result...

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WILD 58 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
It's wild you got all those right!
Kenson 64 months ago
8/10. Obviously can't stray too far from 60s music comfort zone.
Barry22 64 months ago
10/10, had to guess on the Echo and The Bunnymen song.
Dario 64 months ago
9 out of 10! #6 stumped me. 🎸🤙🤘✌️😎
MrsPhilHarris 64 months ago
Missed Echo & The Bunnymen. Never heard of them.
Dario MrsPhilHarris 64 months ago
They're a British New Wave band from the '80s. They are still around, I believe.
JeffTanner 64 months ago
You got 10 out of 10 -------------It's wild you got all those right!
Dario JeffTanner 64 months ago
👍👍👍👍👍 😀😀😀😀😀
BrittReid 64 months ago
Echo and The Bunnymen were cool....
stephaniestavropoulos 64 months ago
10/10. When I first saw the title "BORN TO BE WILD," {before I scrolled down and saw the list of choices,} that wasn't the song that was going through my mind. Anybody remember the 1980's song "BORN TO BE ALIVE" by Patrick Hernandez? As soon as I saw STEPPPENWOLF listed, I knew that was the right answer. I just had to see if I could locate BTBA on You Tube to see if that's the one I was thinking of, and it was. So, this song almost prevented me from getting a perfect score! Which wouldn't have bothered me in the least, as we all can't get 100% all the time.
Seeing the TURTLES listed, reminded me of this boxed set I had: It was a collection of their greatest hits on about 10 or 12 green vinyl 45's! Anyone else remember this collection?
"Born To Be Alive" by Patrick Hernandez is a '70s song, a disco song, actually. It came out during the summer of 1979.
cperrynaples DarioWiter 64 months ago
That title is an absurd oxymoron! By definition, no one can be born to be dead, except perhaps a baby zombie...LOL!!
harlow1313 64 months ago
I love "The Killing Moon." Sometimes the references on these quizzes pleasantly surprise me.
AndrewHass 64 months ago
I was 1/10.
1/10. That's sad. I'm sorry for you. As the saying goes: "Better luck, next time."
cperrynaples 64 months ago
10/10! Fun Fact: Cougar was a name forced on Melloncamp by his label. When he became successful enough, he removed it!
I knew of this story and I was happy that he {to use another of his song titles:} was able to: "I Fought Authority" and instead of Authority winning, he did, by winning the rights to use his family name!
JeffTanner cperrynaples 64 months ago
It's Mellencamp, NOT Melloncamp!
cperrynaples JeffTanner 64 months ago
Ok, minor mistake! BTW stephanie, the title is "Authority Song", the one in which the boy watches the boxer lose, but learns how to rebel. Always remember: "I fight authority, authority always wins"!
teire 64 months ago
8/10. Wild enough according to MeTV.
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