Evening (morning) all. First off, on behalf of scran and myself, Happy New Year everyone and health and good fortune in 2005.
Scran is busy on the Australian relief operation for the tsunami victims. Hopefully he'll find time to pop in and update us on the progress.
1...Questions posted on Monday scran time. Answers whenever I feel like it.
2...2 points for each lyrics question, one for the song and one for the artist. Some trivia questions may ask for additional information, worth extra points.
3...There is no rule 3.
4...The judge's decision is frequently final.
5...During the first 24 hours, only one post containing as many answers as you like. Additional posts will be ignored and edited posts will be disqualified.
6...After 24 hours, there is no restriction on posts (free for all).
1...Back in 1951 we had to dance a foot apart
Come In From The Cold/Joni Mitchell - nwaflygirl
2...Every now and then I get a little bit lonely
Total Eclipse Of The Heart/Bonnie Tyler - flowman
3...I'm right on target, my aim is straight
Drop The Pilot/Joan Armatrading - Blue Boy
4...Like a ghost don't need a key
Don't Leave Home/Dido - nwaflygirl
5...I meant to ask you how to fix that car
Bang The Drum Slowly - nwaflygirl
Emmylou Harris - Richo
6...Jimmy called me on the phone but I was gone, not at home
7...Come, take my hand you should know me
Magic/Olivia Newton-John - nwaflygirl
8...Nobody will tell ya there's only one kind of song worth singing
Make Your Own Kind Of Music/Cass Elliot - Richo
9...When in the springtime of the year, when the trees are crowned with leaves
The Mummer's Dance/Loreena McKennitt - Jerry Coe
10..Sitting down by my window, woah woah lookin' at the rain
Ball And Chain - Blue Boy (With apologies to Jerricho's MIL)
Janis Joplin - nwaflygirl
11..When I said I needed you, you said you would always stay
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me/Dusty Springfield - Binos
12..I'll try to keep myself open up to you
Jericho/k.d.lang - Blue Boy
(BB, I have Joni Mitchell as artist, but k.d.lang may have done a cover. I'll take your word for it. See rule 4).
13..Sittin' in the kitchen, a house in Macon
Car Wheels On A Gravel Road/Lucinda Williams
14..You walked into the party like you were walking onto a yacht
You're So Vain/Carly Simon - flowman
Point for Richo for Faster Pussycat another because any band with a name like that deserves a point.
15..If God had a name, what would it be?
One Of Us/Joan Osborne - Pseudonymn
16..Out of the ruins, out from the wreckage
We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome) - nwaflygirl
Tina Turner - Richo
17..The single girl all alone in the great big town
Single Girl/Sandy Posey - Binos
18..With guns of love brought into battle
Guns Of Love - Blue Boy
19..Baby, baby I'm aware of where you go
Stop! In The Name Of Love/The Supremes - nwaflygirl
20..Jump on outta bed and stumble to the kitchen
9 to 5/Dolly Parton - nwaflygirl
21..Strawberries, cherries and an angel's kiss in spring
Summer Wine/Nancy Sinatra (with Lee Hazelwood)
22..My father married a pure Cherokee
Half Breed/Cher - Binos (Gotta wonder what Cher thinks of that title in these politically correct times).
23..And you know the sun's settin' fast and just like they say nothin' good ever lasts
Our Town/Iris Dement - nwaflygirl
24..I'm a backseat driver from America
It's A Hard Life (Wherever You Go)/Nanci Griffith
25..Guess mine is not the first heart broken
Hopelessly Devoted To You - Pseudonymn
Olivia Newton-John - Marian
26..Everybody's doin' a brand new dance now
Locomotion/Little Eva - flowman
27..Oh, when Judy left with Johnny at my party
Judy's Turn To Cry/Leslie Gore - Binos
28..As the midnight moon was drifting through
Slow Hand/Pointer Sisters
1...In lyrics 21, what colour were the singer's father's eyes?
Blue - Binos (Tee-hee, wasn't that a beaut?)
2...In lyrics 26, doing the song title is easier than doing what?
Learning your A-B-C's - Marian
3...In lyrics 24, on which road in Belfast do they drive on the left
Falls Road - Jerry Coe
4...Why did the subject in lyrics 14 fly his Lear to Halifax?
To see a total eclipse of the sun - Tuba Mirum
5...Who cleaned a lot of plates in Memphis?
CCR - Duckbutt
Bonus point, what did they do in New Orleans?
Pumped a lot of pain - Duckbutt
6...Which group was Ron Bushy the drummer for?
Iron Butterfly - nwaflygirl
7...In lyrics 12, what will anyone tell you?
How hard it is to make and keep a friend.
8...In what Louisiana city was the singer in lyrics 10 busted flat?
Baton Rouge - Tuba Mirum
9...Point each, name the missing player and group:
Graham Nash, Eric Haydock, Tony Hicks, Bobby Elliot...
Allan Clarke/The Hollies - Duckbutt
10..In lyrics 3, the singer says to drop the monkey and do what?
Smell my perfume - Richo (Rich, I presume you meant T10 you'd written T3)
11..What question did the Baha Men ask?
Who let the dogs out? - Duckbutt
12..What punctuation mark was Rudy Martinez better known as?
? (Question mark) - Duckbutt
13..What is a Rickenbacker?
A guitar - Tuba Mirum
14..In lyrics 13, whose voice is on the radio?
Hank (Williams Sr.)
15..The artist in lyrics 18 has appeared as an Irish street singer in which recent Martin Scorsese film?
The Gangs Of New York - Richo
16..Yolanda Saldivar shot and killed which singer?
Selena - nwaflygirl
Bonus point, what was their relationship?
Head of Selena's fan club - nwaflygirl
17..Supply the missing lyrics:
To every thing ............there is a season..........
Turn! Turn! Turn! - Tuba Mirum
18..In lyrics 17, the life is what?
Unreal - Binos
Bonus point, the people are what?
Phoney - Binos
19..The Paul Butterfield Blues Band was the backup group for which singer at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965?
Bob Dylan - Duckbutt
20..At the party, who did Johnny walk out the door with?
Judy - Duckbutt
21..In lyrics 23, where did the singer meet her baby?
Up the street by the red neon light - nwaflygirl
Bonus point, what time of year was it?
Summer - nwaflygirl
22..Who is Vicent Furnier better known as?
Alice Cooper - Duckbutt
23..Convicted murderer and cult leader Charles Manson had a song recorded by which group?
Guns N' Roses - nwaflygirl
(Will accept G&N, was looking for The Beach Boys)
24..In lyrics 21, what colour were the spurs?
Silver - Binos
25..In lyrics 19, the singer has tried so hard, hard to be what?
Patient - nwaflygirl
26..Who shot and killed Marvin Gaye?
His father - Duckbutt
27..In lyrics 6, what did Joey want to do on their date?
28..Who played Leather Tuscadero on the TV sitcom "Happy Days?"
Suzie Quatro - nwaflygirl. (I didn't know she was from DTW. Wasn't Happy Days set in Detroit)?
29..You can get anything you want at this beanery.
Alice's Restaurant - Flypro
30..What do the artists in the lyrics section all have in common?
They're all female - flowman