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Name That Scream: Songs That Shriek, Howl And Wail

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Name That Scream: Songs That Shriek, Howl And Wail

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Name That Scream: Songs That Shriek, Howl And Wail

Name That Scream: Songs That Shriek, Howl And Wail

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CLICK HERE FOR THE ANSWERS. If you want to keep guessing, click 'add to playlist' next to each scream before you listen, and leave your answers in the comments.

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The artist LeRoy Stevens spent six months (from October 2008-March 2009) going around Manhattan to every single record store. He asked employees at each one to tell him their favorite scream from a piece of music. He ended up with screams from heavy metal, punk and rock 'n roll, but also opera, the blues and rap. Stevens ordered them according to when he received the selections, and pressed the three-minute collection onto a 12-inch vinyl disk in an edition of 500. It has 74 screams, some of which are easily identifiable, like the opening howl from The Who's "We Won't Get Fooled Again" or Iggy Pop's bellow from The Stooges' "TV Eye."

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Name That Scream: Songs That Shriek, Howl And Wail

Scream 1

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Scream 2

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Scream 3

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Scream 4

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Scream 5

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Scream 6

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Scream 1: Screamin' Jay Hawkins "Constipation Blues"

Scream 2: James Brown "The Payback"

Scream 3: The Plasmatics "Put Your Love In Me"

Scream 4: Meshuggah "I"

Scream 5: The Beatles "Twist And Shout"

Scream 6: Maria Guleghina performing Puccini's Il Tabaro

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