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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Lyrics Quiz

iPod on shuffle. I tried to pick obscure lines but songs that weren't too obscure. I don't know when I'll post answers or check answers, so please be patient.

Note: Listed after the lyric are the people who got it correct, however I'm not going to approve comments right away. Updated the ones no one got with more lines.
  1. Why they changed it, I can't say. (WN)
  2. Love was out to get me, that's the way it seemed. (WN)
  3. It was a long train trestle, but we had no fear. Man, I don't know, where the time goes, but it sure goes fast.
  4. Oh, how I used to roam. I was a rolling stone. Baby, you and me together feels more like forever than anything I've ever known.
  5. Maybe I'll settle down, get married, or stay single and stay free. (foxdeath)
  6. It's time to come together, it's up to you, what's your pleasure? (foxdeath)
  7. You know my mother, now, had to die, now, Umm, and my father, Well he broke down and cry.
  8. And all the sudden going fishin' wasn't such an imposition. (foxdeath)
  9. Four years of college and plenty of knowledge have earned me this useless degree. (Nick)
  10. I ended up by the old school yard and this redhead pulls up in a blue sports car and said "I bet you don't remember, I guess it's been forever." It took a second to put it all together and I said...
  11. Buried with the Grateful Dead, came back as a Parrot Head. Got derailed, got de-iced offered as a sacrifice. FBI, CIA, if they've seen her they ain't saying.
  12. Mars ain't the kind of place to raise your kids. (WN, foxdeath)
  13. So I'm a sista, buy things with cash. It really doesn't mean that all my credit's bad. So why dispute me and waste my time because you think the price is high for me?
  14. So, if you want to love me, then darling don't refrain. (Jaime)
  15. While she lays dreaming, I try to get undressed without the light.
  16. Go play your hand, you big talking man, and make a big fool of yourself. (Sandra)
  17. And being apart ain't easy on this love affair. (Foxdeath)
  18. We're all sensitive people, with so much to give. (foxdeath)
  19. Saturday night, the bouncer, Brady, lets the ladies in free with a fake ID and a short enough skirt. (foxdeath)
  20. I've been known to cause a few breakups, I've been known to cause a few births. (foxdeath)
  21. Suppose you're going nut gathering. Your buddy wants to know where and when. (WN, foxdeath)
  22. Sitting here resting my bones, and this loneliness won't leave me alone. 2000 miles I roamed... (Nick)
  23. And as she walked away, I looked at my wife, and then and there I thanked the good lord for the gifts in my life. (WN got the song title, not the artist)
  24. But, mama never told me 'bout nothing like Y-O-U. (Sandra)
  25. And they wonder why the maples can't be happy in their shade? (Dave)
  26. Here comes the rain again, falling from the stars. Drenched in my pain again, becoming who we are. (Dave)
  27. Yes indeed, I saw you standing there. Your head was down, your eyes were red.
  28. She's strumming on my six-string, it's across her pretty knees. Tapping out a rhythm and singing to me the sweetest song...
  29. Enough about me, let's talk about you for a minute. (Jaime got the artist but not the song)
  30. And I've been keeping all the letters that I wrote to you, each one a line or two, I'm fine baby, how are you? Well, I would send them but I know that it's just not enough. My words were cold and flat, and you deserve more than that.
  31. He started yelling at me like I did something wrong, he flipped me the bird, and then he was gone. (foxdeath knows the song but not the artist)
  32. Under your number, I wrote "Call for a good time." (Sandra, Dave)
  33. Drove from Paris to the Amsterdam Hilton, talking in our beds for a week. The news people said, "say what you're doing in bed." I said "we're only trying to get us some peace." (Nick)
  34. And Allison's in Galveston, somehow lost her sanity. (foxdeath knows the song but not the artist, Sandra knows the artist!, Dave got the song but not the artist)

6 comments:

Wacky Neighbor said...

1. They Might Be Giants (among others), "Istanbul"

2. The Monkees (among others), "I'm a Believer"

12. Elton John (among others), "Rocket Man"

19. Barry Manilow, "Copacabana" ???

21. The Adverb Song from Schoolhouse Rock

23. "Unanswered Prayers" ???

foxdeath said...

5. Beer in Mexico - Kenny Chesney

6. Celebration - Cool and the Gang

8. Live Like You Were Dying - Tim McGraw

11. Dunno, but that is a great fucking lyric...

12. Rocketman - Elton John

17. Faithfully - Journey (BTW, it is the Bug's favorite song)

18. Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye (OMG, I had to sing the song to get to the title... how sick is that. Even worse, when I started singing it out loud, the cat came over looking for love.)

19. Bama Breeze - Jimmy Buffett

20. Alcohol - Brad Paisley

21. - Schoolhouse Rock (I think it is the adverb one)

31. Some beach - ??

34. All My Ex's Live in Texas - Jimmy Buffett

Jaime said...

14. November Rain, GNR
29. Head over Feet, Alanis Morrissette

Sandra said...

16. Johnny Cash and June Carter: Jackson

24. Toby Keith TROUBLE

32. Toby Keith

34. George Strait

Nick said...

9. Four years of college and plenty of knowledge have earned me this useless degree. - What do you do with a BA in English? (or history...or philosophy...) from Avenue Q.

22. Sitting here resting my bones, and this loneliness won't leave me alone. 2000 miles I roamed... - Sittin' by the Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding.

33. Ballad of John and Yoko? Or "You know it ain't easy?" by john Lennon.

Sandra said...

24. travis trent

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