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Musical Acts by Letter - M

Guess the musical acts that performed these songs. All the answers start with M.
Going by first names and ignoring "the"
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Last updated: August 11, 2015
First submittedFebruary 8, 2011
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Year
Song
Band or Artist
2014
All About That Bass
Meghan Trainor
2013
Thrift Shop
Macklemore &
Ryan Lewis
2011
Moves like Jagger
Maroon 5
2008
Paper Planes
M.I.A.
2008
Electric Feel
MGMT
2006
Welcome to the
Black Parade
My Chemical
Romance
2004
Float On
Modest Mouse
1996
The Beautiful People
Marilyn Manson
1995
Fantasy
Mariah Carey
1993
I'd Do Anything For Love
(But I Won't Do That)
Meat Loaf
1991
Walking in Memphis
Marc Cohn
Year
Song
Band or Artist
1991
Enter Sandman
Metallica
1991
When a Man Loves
a Woman (cover)
Michael Bolton
1990
U Can't Touch This
MC Hammer
1989
Like a Prayer
Madonna
1989
Dr. Feelgood
Motley Crue
1989
Blame it on the Rain
Milli Vanilli
1983
The Safety Dance
Men Without Hats
1983
Billie Jean
Michael Jackson
1971
What's Going On?
Marvin Gaye
1966
Last Train to Clarksville
The Monkees
1965
California Dreamin'
The Mamas &
The Papas
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level 50
Feb 23, 2014
Milli Vanilli? Performed? Hahaha!!!
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level 32
Feb 24, 2014
Yup, there whole life was a stage.
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level 79
Sep 25, 2015
Inclusion of Milli Vanilli is just wrong.
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level 49
Jun 27, 2016
At least they could have used a song people knew, like 'Girl You Know it's True'.
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level 80
Dec 8, 2016
You really don't know "Blame in on the Rain"? They were both #1 in the US (not sure where you are though).
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level 23
Aug 13, 2018
blame it on the rain was their most popular song at the time
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level 18
Feb 24, 2014
hut hum ..... IT'S MUSICAL ARTS BY LETTER-M the monkeys is T get it right :p
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level 25
Feb 24, 2014
The word "The" does not count in alphabetizing "The Monkees" because you don't alphabetize words that are articles such as "the" or "at" The and other common words[edit] In certain contexts, very common words (such as articles) at the beginning of a sequence of words are not considered for ordering, or are moved to the end. So "The Shining" is considered "Shining" or "Shining, The" when alphabetizing and therefore is ordered before "Summer of Sam". Courtesy of Wikipedia Get it right :P
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level 69
Sep 6, 2015
Then what about The Mamas and The Papas? I left "the's" out of the answer because instructions said to "ignore" them; but the quiz wouldn't accept mamas and papas. The correct answers should be consistent.
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level 45
Jan 9, 2016
It accepts "mamas and the papas" ... it means the first word. But good point nonetheless.
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level 76
Apr 1, 2016
I tried Mamas and Papas first, too, thinking that none of the "thes" would be required.
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level 63
Jan 2, 2018
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level 67
Apr 6, 2016
You've never alphabetized anything before have you?
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level 25
Feb 24, 2014
Technically, Marc Cohn, Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Marvin Gaye & Michael Bolton should not be in this list because music stores would list them by their last name.
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level 80
Sep 9, 2014
Technically, I'm not in a music store. I'm sitting on my couch.
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level 42
Feb 24, 2014
MCR <3
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level 64
Feb 25, 2014
There WAS nothing wrong with it...until I was about twelve years old and that no-talent a$$ clown became famous and started winning Grammys.
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level 60
Feb 26, 2014
Why don't you just go by "Mike"?
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level 80
Sep 9, 2014
Why should I change? He's the one who sucks.
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level 23
Aug 13, 2018
lol. love office space
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level 15
May 6, 2014
Percy Sledge does not start with M.
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level 76
Apr 1, 2016
I'm with you, tutanka88. I don't care if Bolton did win a Grammy for his remake. Percy's version is the one and only for me.
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level 67
Apr 6, 2016
doesn't change the validity of the answer
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level 35
Jan 24, 2016
I tried "mamas and papas" :(
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level 47
Apr 1, 2016
No Mumford and Sons? I was very much expecting them to be on the list :)
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level 71
Apr 3, 2017
Mouth & MacNeal - "How Do You Do?" (early 70s)
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level 53
Apr 1, 2016
I would've had better success with this if I could hear the songs, instead of just reading the titles lol.
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level 66
Apr 1, 2016
No Moody Blues?
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level 71
Apr 3, 2017
A straight up crime.
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level 25
Aug 11, 2016
did any1 else freak out when they saw mcr and manson??
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level 61
Feb 9, 2017
Why would you freak out simply because you saw them on a quiz? That's unhealthy. You should go see a psychiatrist or something.
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level 71
Apr 3, 2017
I only freak out at the sight of clowns and letters from the I.R.S.
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level 21
Dec 31, 2017
Last time I checked, My Chem and Manson were vaguely well known, and also began with the letter M, so I don't see why they wouldn't be on this quiz, there's no need to freak.
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level 58
May 14, 2017
MCR doesn't work for My Chemical Romance? I don't anyone who actually says the full name......
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level 21
Dec 31, 2017
I do
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level 43
Jun 27, 2018
Morrissey, MIKA, Michael Sembello, Men At Work, Moody Blues, Moon Martin, Martika, Muse...
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level 54
Jul 29, 2018
Mary J Blige, Michael Buble
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level 63
Jun 8, 2019
Dont know most of which you mentioned but yea thought of muse and moby myself
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level 66
Aug 13, 2018
Mamas and Papas should be accepted, especially since the quiz is about words starting with an M. I typed that and when the answer didn't show up I let it go thinking that maybe it's another/original version or something.
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level 69
Feb 4, 2019
Merrilee Rush - "Angel of the Morning" (1968). Great song!
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level 68
Feb 20, 2019
Gaaah! I kept thinking it was Men in Hats or Men with Hats...
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level 80
May 27, 2019
me too then men wearing hats, thinking "why isn't this working!"
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level 59
Sep 4, 2019
I'm from Australia so, Midnight Oil? Remember them? Anyone?
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level 77
Nov 1, 2019
I remember seeing them on SNL years ago