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3rd Apr 2005, 20:55
Evening (morning) all. Scran is away representing Oz in the World Curling Championships in Victoria BC. They just posted their first win. Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oi! Oi! Oi! :ok:

The lyrics questions are divided into two sections this week. As promised, there is a section for the folkies among us, as well as the regular lyrics selection.


1...Questions posted on Monday scran time. Answers whenever I feel like it.

2...2 points for each lyrics question, one for the song title and one for the artist. Theme/Song Of The Week and Trivia questions are worth a point each except that some questions may ask for additional information, worth extra points.

3..There is no rule 3.

4...The judges decision is almost always appealed.

5...During the first 24 hours only one post per player, containing as many answers as you like, will be accepted. 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...I'm not scared of dying
And When I Die/Blood Sweat & Tears - Ascend Charlie

2...A little late for all the things you didn't say
Sick And Tired/Anastacia - Late Landing

3...When we were at school, our games were simple
Carrie Anne/The Hollies - Ascend Charlie

4...Here's a little song I wrote
Don't Worry Be Happy/Bobby McFerrin - desk jockey

5...Turning and turning the world goes on
Les Bicylettes De Belsize/Englebert Humperdinck - Late Landing
(LL you really gotta do something about your spelling) :D

6...Come-a down dooby-doo dum down
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do - desk jockey
Neil Sedaka - Ms flygirl

7...We'll be singing when we're winning
Tubthumping/Chumbawamba - Richo

8...Well, she was walking down the street looking fine as she could be
She's About A Mover/Sir Douglas Quintet - Ascend Charlie
(Would have accepted Steve Earle)

9...Well, no one told me about her
She's Not There/The Zombies - desk jockey

10..Seems like the other day
Remember (Walking In The Sand)/Aerosmith - Ms flygirl
Point for the original artist anyone?
Shangri-Las - Ms flygirl

11..The old man rhythm's gotten in my shoes
Sea Cruise/James Taylor - Richo
Point for the original artist anyone?
Frankie Ford - Ms flygirl

12..Don't tell me I'm wrong
Try/Blue Rodeo

13..I went and bought myself a ticket and sat down in the very first row, wo-wo
Little Egypt/Elvis - Ascend Charlie
Point for original artist anyone?
The Coasters - Ms flygirl

14..Your lights are on but you're not home
Addicted To Love/Robert Palmer - Late Landing

15..I can remember when we walked together
A Man Without Love/Englebert Humperdinck

16..I used to play around with hearts that hastened at my call
Poor Little Fool - Ms flygirl
Ricky Nelson - Richo

17..Who wants to buy a heart
One Broken Heart For Sale/Elvis - Richo

18..People see us everywhere
It's Only Make Believe/Conway Twitty - Ms flygirl

19..I keep on wand'ring on the face of the earth
Just A Singer (In A Rock And Roll Band)/The Moody Blues - Reynolds

20..Last night I had the strangest dream
Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream/Simon & Garfunkel - Ascend Charlie
Break My Stride/Matthew Wilder - Ms flygirl
(I had the strangest dream that Break My Stride was the only song that began with that line)

21..Oh my heart won't believe that you have left me
Don't Forget To Remember/The Bee Gees - Late Landing

22..I cried for you, I cried for you
Saved By The Bell/The Bee Gees - Late Landing

23..In the event of something happening to me
New York Mining Disaster/The Bee Gees - Late landing

24..It was raining hard in 'Frisco
Taxi/Harry Chapin - Late Landing

25..As I walk through this world
Duke Of Earl/Nylons - Ms flygirl
Point for original artist anyone?
Gene Chandler

Folk lyrics

1...If you miss the train I'm on
500 Miles/Peter Paul and Mary - Ascend Charlie

2...Close the door light the light
A World Of Our Own/The Seekers - desk jockey

3...It's a lesson too late for the learnin'
The Last Thing On My Mind/Tom Paxton - desk jockey

4...Show me the prison show me the jail
There But For Fortune/Joan Baez - desk jockey

5...There's a new world somewhere
I'll Never Find Another You/The Seekers - Late Landing

6...When I was just a lad of ten my father said to me
Lemon Tree/Trini Lopez - Rusty

7...There's a young man that I know
Someday Soon - Richo
Judy Collins or Ian Tyson

8...Love is but a song we sing
Get Together - Late Landing
The Youngbloods - Air-Geko

9...Well, I saw the thing comin' out of the sky
Purple People Eater - Ascend Charlie
Artist open

10..Some people say I'm a no 'count
Greenback Dollar/Trini Lopez - Rusty
(Rusty I'll give ya Trini Lopez. I think it was on the same album as Lemon Tree, can't remember).

11..Think I'll go out to Alberta
Four Strong Winds/Peter Paul and Mary - desk jockey
(Five points for the original artist anyone. He sang it at the funeral for the four RCMP officers shot to death recently in Alberta)
Ian Tyson

12..I will never love you
We'll Sing In The Sunshine - Ascend Charlie
Artist open.

13..Well it ain't no use to sit and wonder why babe
Don't Think Twice It's All Right/Bob Dylan - desk jockey

14..He's five foot two and he's six feet four
Universal Soldier - Donovan - desk jockey
(Would have accepted Buffy Ste. Marie)

15..Blessed are the one-way ticket
Blessed Are/Joan Baez - Richo


The Bee Gees were in Massachusetts trying to hitch a ride to where?
San Francisco - Late Landing

2...Name the girl with the crying face looking at millions of signs.
Melody Fair - Reynolds
(LL ya got part of her name right) :D

3...The girl in question T2 could be beautiful too, if she would do this.
Comb her hair - Reynolds

4...Good Golly! What did Miss Molly like to do?
To ball - Ascend Charlie
This was in the original version by Little Richard. Pat Boone toned it down with "sure like a ball."

5...The subject in question L13 had a ruby on her tummy. What did she have on her toe?
A diamond - Ascend Charlie
Bonus point, how big was it?
Big as Texas - Ascend Charlie

6...Judy and Johnny just walked through the door. Whose party was it?
Lesley Gore's - desk jockey

7...Roll over Beethoven and tell this guy the news.
Tschaikowski - desk jockey

8...Point each, name the two people who are the subjects in the song in question L24.
Harry and Sue - Ms flygirl

9...Which Duran Duran song is based on a movie where the heroine fights evil by using a machine called an orgasmatron?
Electric Barbarella - Richo

10..Which Led Zep song was named for a dog that used to wander around outside their recording studio?
Black Dog - Ascend Charlie

11..One for the Trekkies. The group T'Pau was named for which Star Trek character?
A Vulcan elder/high priestess - Richo (The only person to ever refuse a seat on the galactic council)

12..(I've Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes was the theme song for which movie?
Dirty Dancing - Air-Geko
Bonus point, Bill Medley was one half of which musical duo?
The Righteous Brothers - Rusty
Bonus bonus point, who was the other half?
Bobby Hatfield - Air-Geko

13..Which Del Shannon song is mentioned in the Tom Petty song "Runnin' Down A Dream?"
Runaway - Rusty

14..Who is Evanghelos Odessy Papathanassiou better known as?
Vangelis - desk jockey

15..Who owns a musical instrument called Lucille?
B. B. King - Rusty

16..Which singer did Don Henley, Glen Frey and Randy Meisner play back-up for at one time?
Linda Ronstadt - Rusty

17..On which street in Ashbury Park NJ did the E-Street band rehearse?
E-Street - reynolds

18..Name the theme song from the 1971 movie "Billy Jack."
One Tin Soldier - Air-Geko
Bonus point, name the original artist.
Coven - Air-Geko

19..What did The Supremes' mama tell 'em?
(Ms flygirl yer right that's what Marvin Gaye's ma told him. The Supremes' ma told 'em something else). :)
You can't hurry love - Reynolds

20..Name the saxophone player in the group Dr. Teeth And The Electric Mayhem.
Zoot! (Alors)! - Air-Geko

Which song by The Coasters was banned from airplay on the Beeb for a short time because of 'objectionable words?'
Charlie Brown - Ms flygirl
Bonus point, what were the words.
Spit ball - Ms flygirl

The next five questions are based on the song "Hot Rod Lincoln" by Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen.

22..What model of car was the HRL?
Model A Ford - Reynolds

23..Where did they pull out of, late one nioght?
San Pedro

24..What kind of car passed them on Grapevine Hill?
Cadillac - Ascend Charlie

25..What speed did he wind the HRL up to?
110 mph - Ascend Charlie

26..What did the telephone poles look like?
A picket fence - Ascend Charlie

27..Which Bruce Springsteen song was performed on the final David Letterman Show on NBC?
Glory Days - reynolds

28..Which Duran Duran song was based on a book by William Burroughs?
Wild Boys - Richo

29..Which song did the Tom Cruise character sing to the Kelly McGillis character in the Movie "Top Gun?'
You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling - Rusty

30..Who was the Eric Clapton song "Layla" written about?
George Harrison's wife - desk jockey

31..Which Marvin Gaye song was used to flog dried fruit?
Heard It Through The Grapevine - Ms flygirl
Bonus point, what kind of fruit?
Raisins - Ms flygirl

32..Which Pretenders song was written about the death, from a drug overdose, of one of the band members?
Back On The Chain Gang - Reynolds
Bonus point, name the band member.
James Scott - Reynolds

33..Lynyrd Skynyrd's song "Sweet Home Alabama" was written in response to which Neil Young song?
Southern Man - desk jockey

34..The London Bach Choir sang back-up vocals on this Rolling Stones hit.
You Can't Always Get What You Want - Air-Geko
(A-G I assume that's the one you meant) :D

35..In which music video did Alanis Morrisette appear naked?
Thank U - Ms flygirl

36..Supply the next line:
So if you pass the parents weeping....
Of the young men who have died - Reynolds

37..From San Deigo up to Maine in every mine and mill, who will you find?
Joe Hill - Richo

38..What was Virgil Caine's occupation?
Train driver - Rusty
I've heard both versions of the song where it says I served on the Danville train and I drove the Danville train. I was looking for the "drove" version by Joan Baez.

3rd Apr 2005, 21:16
Type fast, they're right behind you..

L4 - Don't Worry, be Happy - Bobby McFerrin (or is it McSherrin?)
L6 - Breakin up is hard to do - Bobby Vee ?
L9 - She's not there - Zombies

F2 - World of our own - Seekers
F3 - Last thing on my mind - Tom Paxton, not to mention a million amateur folk club performers
F4 - There but for fortune - Joan Baez
F11 - Four strong winds - Peter Paul & Mary although probably Gordon Lightfoot wrote it
F13 - Don't think twice it's alright - Bob Dylan
F14 - Universal Soldier - Donovan

T6 - Lesley Gore's
T7 - Tchaikowski
T14 - Vangelis
T30 - Patti (Boyd) Harrison
T33 - Southern Man

Thanks for the early start!

Solid Rust Twotter
3rd Apr 2005, 21:32
Folk Lyrics

6. Lemon Tree - Trini Lopez

10. Green Backed dollar - Hoyt Axton, Trini Lopez, Woodie Guthrie (Traditional)


11. Spocks mother

12. Dirty Dancing or Flashdance - Righteous Brothers

13. Runaway

15. BB King

16. Linda Ronstadt

29. You've lost that lovin' feelin' - Righteous Brothers

38. Rode on the Danville train, choppin' wood - assume he was a stoker.

Ascend Charlie
3rd Apr 2005, 22:20
1 When I die - Blood sweat and tears
3 Carrie Anne - Hollies
8 She's about a mover, Sir Douglas Quintet
13 Little Egypt - Elvis
20 Multiple answers to this one, but the simplest is "Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream" by Simon & Garfunkel, Wednesday Morning 3am album
23 1927 Mine Disaster, Bee Gees

1 500 miles, PP&M
5 Never be another ewe, Seekers
9 Purple people eater
12 Sing in the Sunshine

4 She sure likes to ball (??)
5 Diamond, big as Texas
9 Something to do with Barbarella
10 Black Dog

24 Cadillac coupe de ville
25 110
26 Picket fence

Late Landing
3rd Apr 2005, 22:45
Hi All,

2 Sick and Tired - Anastasia
3 Carrie Anne - Hollies
5 Le bicycles de belsize - Engelbert Humpadink
9 She's not there - ?
14 Addicted to love - Robert Palmer
21 Don't forget to remember - Bee Gees
22Saved by the bell - Bee Gees
23 New York Mining disaster - Bee Gees
24 Taxi - Harry Chaplin

Folk Lyrics
3 Thats the last thing on my mind - ?
5 Ill never find another you - Seekers
8 Get together - ?

1 San Francisco
2 Melanie Fair
6 My party
12 Flashdance
38 Farmer (man of the land)

3rd Apr 2005, 22:46
Hey Piggy,

Not a good day here. Not sure if you heard, but the ADF lost a Sea King Helo that was delivering aid to the second earthquake sites. 9 killed. :{ :{ :{

2 survived

RIP gang

3rd Apr 2005, 22:53
Yeah scran, just heard on the CBC Radio 18:00 News This Weekend. Deepest sympathies to the families. :sad:

3rd Apr 2005, 23:53

Crikey, ya drop the little tyke off in daycare and all the easy ones
are gooooone.


7. Tub-thumper - Chumbawumba (spelling?)
11. Sea Cruise - James Taylor
16. Am i right? - Ricky Nelson
17. 1 Broken Heart - Elvis

Folk Lyrics
15. Blessed are - Joan Baez


9. Electric Barbarella.
28. Hungry like the wolf?
35. You oughtta know?
37. Joe Hill.



4th Apr 2005, 01:32
Hey all, not much left.


10) Remember
12) Hold me tight
18) It's only make believe
Conway Twitty
20) Break my stride
Mathew Wilder
25) Duke of Earl


8) Driver (Harry Chapin) and Sue
9) Electric Barbarella
15) Chuck Berry?
19) Shop Around Wasn't this Smokey Robinson?
21) Charlie Brown throwing spitballs
31) Heard it through the Grapevine-The california raisins
35) Thank you

5th Apr 2005, 01:55
Sorry I'm late folks. Curling game, where I pulled victory from the jaws of defeat with my last shot. :ok:

Initial scores

desk jockey 22
Ascend Charlie 21
Late Landing 17
Ms flygirl 16
Rusty 11
Richo 10

Still some stuff left folks. Actually first palce is still open, come to think of it.

5th Apr 2005, 02:12
Folk # 8 -- The Youngbloods

Trivia #12 Dirty Dancing Bobby Hatfield. I once mixed monitors for the R.B. -- they are (were) deaf as posts...

#20 Zoot. Love those Muppets!

#30 You can't always get what you want (?)

Billy Jack -- One Tin Soldier -- Coven


5th Apr 2005, 03:45
L19 I'm Just A Singer (In a Rock'n'Roll Band) - Moody Blues

T2 melody fair
T3 comb her hair
T17 10th Ave?
T19 You Can't Hurry Love
T22 Ford Model A with a Lincoln Motor
T23 san Pedro
T32 Back On The Chain Gang, James Honeyman-Scott
T36 ... of the young ones who have died

5th Apr 2005, 04:16

6) Neil Sedaka?
10) Shangri-la's
11) Frankie Ford
13) The Coasters
16) Poor Little Fool

Folk Lyrics

8) Youngbloods
9) Alvin and the Chipmunks

5th Apr 2005, 23:34
New improved scores!

desk jockey 22
Ms flygirl 21
Ascend Charlie 21
Richo 12
Rusty 11
reynolds 10
Air-Geko 7

Back later with some clues for the rest of the stuff. Gotta go curling.

6th Apr 2005, 01:36

Im stabbing at a couple more..


11. T'pau was (or is) a vulcan elder, she made Kirk and Spock fight each other or something to that effect according to our office trekkie (is that cheating?).

28. Wild boys?



6th Apr 2005, 04:05
Well, a curling defeat was snatched from the jaws of victory. :{

L12..Canadian band from Toronto. They really ain't blue.
L15..Late Landing has problems with this guy.
F7...Artist anyone?
F9...This guy was also in an old b&w movie with The Righteous Brothers and Sam & Dave. Sang the song "Gonna Build A Railroad Through The Mountains To The Sea."

Scores updated.

6th Apr 2005, 04:24
T17 errr, E-Street....????:=
T27 gotta be Glory Days then....

6th Apr 2005, 04:29
Okay Piggy,

Im workin off your clues...

F7. Sometime (or possibly Someday) Soon?
T17. Um.. E-Street? can i say DOH on everyone's behalf if that is correct? :)
T27. Glory Days?


(aaaah, pipped by reynolds! ) Cest la vie

6th Apr 2005, 05:28
Hey Piggy - Just confirming I have the task for next weeks Quiz.

Off to see the Moody Blues next Tuesday night :ok: :ok:

So everyone better brush up on their Days of Future Passed Trivia :uhoh: :uhoh: :uhoh: :uhoh: :uhoh:

6th Apr 2005, 22:41
Yeah scran, your turn next week.
The piglet boat is going to a Duran Duran concert in Montreal next week.

Revised scores

desk jockey 22
Ms flygirl 21
Ascend Charlie 21
Late Landing 17
Richo 13
reynolds 12
Rusty 11
Air-Geko 7

7th Apr 2005, 23:18
That's all folks. Them's the final scores above.
Scran'll be here next week.