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12 Songs That Are So Iconic It Only Takes One Line To Recognize Them

Sometimes, a song becomes such a phenomenon that all it takes is hearing its one catchiest lyric, and then all of a sudden you're transported right back to the first time you heard it. Can you guess these 12 songs just from these single lines alone?

"Y'all ready for this?"

Jock Jams didn't really catch on all that much, but this song from the Space Jam soundtrack will never be forgotten.

"What is love?"

Personally I still blame Night at the Roxbury for bringing this one back.

"Can't touch this!"

This is kind of cheating since it's the song's title, but still, don't tell me the beat didn't pop into your head as soon as you read that line.

"This is how we do it!"

Again, it's the title of the song, but nobody remembers any part of this that isn't the chorus.

"Come on and SLAM!"

Man, Space Jam really did give us some of the most infectiously catchy jams of the 90s, didn't it?

See if you can guess the rest of these...


Disturbed's biggest hit ever is unintentionally hilarious at times, but man does it ever manage to get stuck in our heads.

"Move, BITCH!"

If you've never quoted this song while stuck in traffic, you've either never heard it, or you're lying.

"Just a small-town girl..."

Real talk: I hate Journey. But everyone knows this song by its first line, so it makes the list.

"HI! My name is... WHAT?"

It's kind of amazing to see where Eminem has come since this song, but we'd be lying if we said we didn't still know all the words.


Do I even need to talk about this song? You know it, I know it, the whole world knows it.

"I like. Big. BUTTS and I cannot lie!"

Forget the Nicki Minaj travesty that did its best to ruin this classic, we're still hooked and we can't stop starin'.


Throwbacks is not responsible for any damage incurred from having this song stuck in your head for days.

Which of these did you guess right away?