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8th May 2005, 23:07
Evenin' (morning) all. Scran is off on the annual NSW kangaroo roundup.


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

2...2 points for each lyrics question, one for the artist and one for the song title. SOTW/TOTW and trivia questions are normally worth a point each, except that some questions may ask for additional information, worth extra points.

3...Rule 3? We doan need no steenkin' rule 3.

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

5...During the first 24 hours only one post per player, containing as many answers as you wish, is allowed. 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...You were the sweetest thing I ever knew
Walking On Broken Glass/Annie Lennox - Richo

2...How I'd like to look, into that little book
(Your) Diary/Neil Sedaka - Ms flygirl

3...Some folks are born made to wave the flag
Fortunate Son/CCR - Air-Geko

4...I told this heart of mine our love could never be
My Heart Has A Mind Of It's Own/Connie Francis

5...I once held her in my arms
I Threw It All Away/Elvis Costello - Richo
Bob Dyaln - Jerry

6...I follow the Moskva
Wind Of Change/Scorpions - Richo

7...The heart is a bloom shoots up through the stony ground
Beautiful Day/U2 - Richo
(Sorry shnev yer wrong) :)

8...It was a rainy night when he came into sight
All I Wanna Do (Is Make Love To You)/Heart - Ms flygirl

9...I knew you wanted to tell me
The Path Of Thorns/Sarah McLachlan - Ms flygirl

10..Shakey Davey's got a twelve guage in his hand
Manhattan/Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - Ms Flygirl

11..Early in the evenin' just about supper time
Down On The Corner/CCR - Richo

12..Makin' a living the old hard way
Draggin' The Line/REM - Richo
Tommy James & The Shondells - Ms flygirl.
(Cause that's who I had).

13..Old pirates yes they rob I
Redemption Songs/Bob Marley - Gouabafla

14..She's a good girl, loves her mama
Free Fallin' - Ms flygirl
Tom Petty - Air-Geko

15..He rocks in the tree tops all day long
Rockin' Robin - Air-Geko
Jackson 5 - Ms flygirl
(Was looking for Bobby Day).

16..I've told you once and I've told you twice
(This Could Be) The Last Time - desk jockey
Rolling Stones - Ascend Charlie

17..I went walkin' down by the river
The Little White Cloud That Cried/Johnny Ray - phnuff

18..And when I told her I didn't love her anymore
She Cried/Jay & The Americans - phnuff

19..You'll never know how much I really love you
Do You Want To Know A Secret/Beatles - Ms flygirl

20..I never met a girl who makes me feel the way that you do
Get Ready/Rare Earth - Ms flygirl
(Would have accepted The Temptations).

21..It's knowin' that your door is always open
Gentle On My Mind/Glen Campbell - Ascend Charlie

22..Treat me like a fool
Love Me/Elvis - Ms flygirl

23..I love him, I love him, I love him and where he goes I'll follow
I Will Follow Him - Richo
Petula Clark - Davaar
(Would have accepted Peggy March).

24..Some times I wonder where it is love goes
Not Enough Love In The World/Don Henley - Ms flygirl

25..When I see her comin' down the street
I Go To Pieces/Peter & Gordon - Jerry Coe

26..Well I got a brand new baby and I feel so good
Claudette/Roy Orbison

27..I said take it easy baby I worked all day and my feet feel just like lead
Bossa Nova Baby/Elvis - Ascend Charlie

28..I've got your picture that you gave to me
She's Got You/Patsy Cline - Ms flygirl
(Would have accepted Leann Rimes)

29..Please lock me away
World Without Love - Marian
Peter & Gordon - Ms flygirl

30..Underneath the lantern by the barrack gate
Lili Marlene/Marlene Dietrich - Marian
Lale Anderson - Davaar
(Worth a point because I had to go look it up) ;)

The following ten questions are based on misheard lyrics from various songs by various artists. For a point each, identify the song and supply the correct lyrics.

1...Hey Buffalo Bill what did you kill Buffalo Bill?
Hey Bungalow Bill, what did you kill Bungalow Bill/The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill - desk jockey

2...Lucy is the goy for Simon
Lucy in the sky with diamonds/ditto - Richo

3...Australians all have ostriches, four minus one is three
Australians all let us rejoice for we are strong and free - Ascend Charlie
Advance Australia Fair - Cooda

4...And crown thy good with Robin Hood who died beneath a tree
And crown thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea/America The Beautiful - Air-Geko

5...Last night I danced with some Pedro
Last night I dreamed of San Pedro/La Isla Bonita - Ms flygirl

6...He frolicked in the otter's nest
He frolicked in the autumn mist/PTMD - Ascend Charlie

7...Old pirate says the rabbi sold I to the merchant ship
Old pirates yes they rob I
Redemption Songs - Gouabafla

8...Ban all the rum
Band on the run/ditto - Richo

9...And we sang churches in the park the day the music died
And we sang dirges in the dark the day the music died/American Pie - Richo

10..She loves cheeses and America too
She loves Jesus and America too/Free Fallin' - Air-Geko


1...Supply the next line:
I came along, I wrote a song for you and all the things you do...
And it was all yellow - Richo

2...Point each, from the song in L11 what musical instrument did each one play:
Blinky......Gut bass
Poorboy..Double kazoo

3...What question did Chubby Checker ask limbo dancers?
How low can you go - Richo

4...Point each, from the song in L10 what three types of ammo was the twelve guage loaded with?
The first one's birdshot, the next four's double ought buck, the last one's a slug... - Ms flygirl
(Serious ammo) :ooh:

5...Raindrops kept falling on their heads. Who were they?
Butch cassidy & the Sundance Kid - Richo

6...Which song by Dirty Vegas was used in a TV commercial for Mitsubishi automobiles?
Days Go By - Ms flygirl

7...Which Cat Stevens' song was about a dacshund that he adopted?
I Love My Dog - desk jockey

8...Why was the song "The Ballad Of John And Yoko" banned on many US radio stations as well as the Beeb?
Blasphemy, specifically the expression "Christ, you know it ain't easy." - desk jockey/Rusty

9...The times sure did change. Which Bob Dylan song was used in a TV commercial for a financial institution?
The Times They Are A Changin' - Rusty
Bonus point, which institution? (Will accept two answers. There was one commercial for Canada and one for everywhere else)
Bank of Montreal on-line banking, Coopers & Lybrand.

10..Which Aerosmith song was used in the movie "Armageddon?"
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - Richo

11..What stage prop makes the live performance of the AC/DC song "For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)" rather unique?
They fire cannons on stage - Air-Geko

12..Which David Bowie song was released to coincide with the 1969 lunar landing?
Space Oddity - desk jockey

13..Which Janis Joplin hit was released after her death in 1970?
Me And Bobby McGee - desk jockey

14..Which song by the Psychedelic Furs was used as the title of a Molly Ringwald movie?
Pretty In Pink - Richo

15..Which hit by Badfinger was produced by George Harrison?
Day After Day - Ms flygirl

16..Which excremental Terry Jacks hit was transcribed from the original French song "Le Moribond?"
Seasons In The Sun - Jerry Coe
Jacks' version was a cover. Bonus point, who recorded the original English version?
The Kingston Trio - Jerry Coe

17..Which Rolling Stones hit was about the Nicaraguan Contras?
Undercover Of The Night - Ms flygirl

18..Which Led Zep song has John Bonham playing drums with four drumsticks tied together?
Four Sticks - Ms flygirl

19..Which Divinyls song was used in the movie Austin Powers?
I Touch Myself - Richo

20..Name Loretta Lynn's sister.
Crystal Gayle - Ms flygirl

21..Who titled her autobiography "I Will Survive?"
Gloria Gaynor - Air-Geko

22..Who went up diddley-up-up and down diddley-down-down?
Those magnificient men in their flying machines - Marian

23..Which railroad ran the train City Of New Orleans?
..Illinois Central, monday morning mail... - Jerry Coe

24..Name the missing player and group:
Gerhart Thrasher, Andrew Thrasher, Willie Ferbee, Walter Adams, Jimmy Oliver...
Clyde McPhatter
The Drifters - Jerry Coe

26..Name the band leader who disappeared on December 15th, 1944.
Glenn Miller - Marian
Bonus point, what type of aircraft did he disappear in?
Noorduyn (UC-64) Norseman - desk jockey
(Three examples of which yours truly has flown). :ok:
Have a point for starting a rumour, John. ;)

27..Where are the cliffs where you'll find bluebirds over?
Dover - Marian
Bonus point, what colour are they?
White - Marian

28..Name the square where a nightingale sang.
Berkley Square - Marian

29..What company was the boogie-woogie bugle boy from?
Company B - Richo

30..Name Bob Hope's signature tune.
Thanks For The memories - Marian
Edited for editorial purposes. (Missed a capital L)

8th May 2005, 23:25
Mornin Piggy,

Great Quiz.. i know some!! yaaay

1. Walking on Broken Glass - Annie Lennox
7. Beautiful Day - U2
11. Down on the Corner - Creedence Clearwater
12. Draggin the Line - R.E.M.
19. You are my sunshine? no idea of artist
23. I will follow him? Its from the Sister Act soundtrack


2. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds - Beatles - line is the same as title.
8. Band on the Run - Wings - line is the same as title
9. American Pie - Don Mclean - "and we sang DIRGES in the DARK, the say the music died".


3. How low can you go?
5. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
10. I dont Want to miss a thing
12. Major Tom?
14. Pretty in Pink?
19. I Touch Myself.
29. Company B.



8th May 2005, 23:28
Good evening/morning all

29 A world without love - Everley Brothers(?)
30 Lilly Marlene - Marlene Dietrich

3 How low can you go?
21 Tina Turner
22 Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines
26 Glen Miller
27 The White Cliffs of Dover
28 Berkley Square
29 Company B
30 Thanks for the memories

8th May 2005, 23:30
Lyric 30: Lili Marlene

P.S. Dietrich sang it, but I believe it belongs to Lale Anderson.

9th May 2005, 00:14
3. Fortunate Son, Creedance Clearwater Revival
14. American Girl, Tom Petty & The Hearbreakers
15. Rockin' Robin

4. And crown thy good with brotherhood, from sea to shining sea -- America the Beautiful
10. She loves Jesus, and America too -- Free Falling, Tom Petty

T11. Cannons are usually pretty noticable...
T21. Gloria Gaynor
T30. Thanks for the Memories

9th May 2005, 01:09
Hi Piggy!

T16 - Seasons in the sun - Rod McKuen?

Brain dead tonight - I'll try some more after the 24-hour rule.

JC ;)

9th May 2005, 01:27
Hey Studmuffin and kids


2) The diary
Neil Sedaka
8) All I wanna do is make love to you
9) The path of thorns
Sarah Mclaughlin
12) draggin the line
Tommy james and the shondells
14) free fallin
tom petty
15) rockin robin
jackson 5
19) do you want to know a secret
22) love me
elvis presley
28) she's got you
patsy cline
29) a world without love
peter and gordon


5) last night i dreamt of san pedro
la isla bonita-madonna


6) Days go by
15) day after day
17) undercover of the night
20) crystal gayle


Ascend Charlie
9th May 2005, 02:02
16 It's all over now, Rolling Stones
21 Gentle on my Mind, Glen Campbell
23 I will follow him, the Crystals
27 Bossanova Baby, Elvis Presley

3 Australians all let us rejoice, for we are young and free
6 And frolicked in the autumn mist (Puff, PP&M)

9th May 2005, 02:14
7) U2 - Sweetest Thing (not beautiful day!)


8) Band on the run


12) Major Tom

29) Company B

9th May 2005, 06:25
Hello, sorry about last week's fracas

L16 - Stones - This could be the last time

TOTW1 - The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill/Beatles
'Hey Bungalow Bill, what did you kill, Bungalow Bill'

T7 - I love my dog
T8 - Guess - 'Christ' you know it ain't easy
T12 - A Space Oddity
T13 - Me & Bobby McGhee
T15 - guess - Come and Get It
T26 - Noorduyn Norseman

9th May 2005, 08:15
TOTW 6 Frolicked in the Autumn mist in a land called.... Puff the Magice Dragon, PP&M

Trivia 6 Glen Miller died in a Norseman (Allegedly, he's probably backing Elvis in a Red London Double-Decker on the moon...)


Solid Rust Twotter
9th May 2005, 08:35

14. Free Fallin' - Tom Petty

21. Honey, I'm back - ?


2. Rooster - washboard, Blinky - Gut Bass, Poorboy - doubles on Kazoo

8. Blasphemy

9. Times they are a-changin'

18. Moby Dick

22. Magnificent men in their flying machines...

26. Glenn Miller - A26 Invader

9th May 2005, 08:44
I can never remember all of the ones which have already been answered, so apologies if I double up here.

L. 13 Redemption Songs: Bob Marley and the Wailers
L. 17 The River: Bruce Springsteen.
L. 19 Fever: Lots and lots of people.
L. 28 Sounds suspiciously like a line from 'Me and the elephant' by someone I can't remember.

TOTW 7. Redemption songs again.

9th May 2005, 10:14
8... Man on the Run - One2 Many

9... And we sang dirges in the dark the day the music dies – American Pie - Don McLean

10.. She loves Jesus and America too - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers



6... Days go By which featured a girl “popping” to the tune

8... Because of the lyrics

10.. I don’t want to miss a thing

14..Pretty in pink

19.. International man of mystery

20..Crystal Gayle

21.. Gloria gaynor

23.. Southern

26.. Glenn Miller Single engine Norseman aircraft

27..The white cliffs of dover

28..Berkeley Square

29..Company B

30..Thanks for the Memory

9th May 2005, 11:51
T8 agree with previous on blasphemy but the word Masturbation is included - so was this the main reason?

T18 Whole Lotta Love?

I must get up earlier and log on!

10th May 2005, 00:34
We have revised scores:

Richo 26
Ms flygirl 22
Air-Geko 10
Marian 9
Ascend Charlie 8
desk jockey 8
Rusty 5
Gouabafla 3
Davaar 2
Jerry Coe 1
johnfairr 1 for starting another rumour about Elvis. :D

Lot of stuff left yet folks.

10th May 2005, 01:08
Couple more then you can stick a fork in me.


5. I threw it all away - Elvis Costello
6. Winds of Change - Scorpions


1. ...and it was called yellow. Yellow - Coldplay.



10th May 2005, 01:13
Lyric 23: Petula Clark

10th May 2005, 03:14
Hi again Piggy!

A few brain cells and synapses working today...

L5 - Bob Dylan - I threw it all away (think I got him right, this week, eh, DJ? :E )

T16 - How about the Kingston Trio, then? Sheesh! Don't tell me it was bloody Dylan again....?

T23 - Illinois Central

T27 - Actually, they're a kind of dirty grey...

JC :ok:

PS - Piggy - I imagine if I just alternated Gordon/Arlo/Anne and now Dylan for my answers, I should get a few hits, right??

10th May 2005, 03:36
Just passing, thought I'd drop in :p

TOTW 3 - Advance Australia Fair aka Advance Australia Fare given the way prices are always heading in the one direction :E

Ascend Charlie
10th May 2005, 07:00
Wow, didn't think the Oz national anthem needed a title. Advance Australia Fair. Or in Sydney, Enhance Australia Square. Or the bus driver's song, Advance and pay your fare.

10th May 2005, 23:34
Revised updated scores.

Richo 26
Ms flygirl 22
Air-Geko 10
Marian 9
Ascend Charlie 8
desk jockey 8
Rusty 5
Jerry 4
Gouabafla 3
Davaar 2
Cooda 1
johnfairr 1

Ok, not a heckuva lot left. I'm gonna end this tomorrow night, so here's a few clues. Give it a shot.

L4...Italian-American lady. She was never somebody's or even anybody's fool.

L10..Motor City artist singing about a New York borough.

L17..Singer's name is in the first line of a Billy Joel song from quiz 515.

L18..Group from Brooklyn, evolved from The Mystics.

L20..Motor City R&B group.

L24..Solo Eagle act.

L25..British 60's duo.

L26..She was Roy's original pretty woman.

7..The words are in the lyrics section. :suspect:

T14..Get L10 and this is a 3-point gimme.

T18..How many a them sticks did he tie together? :D

T24..Great do-wop group. Sang about the roof, the wooden walk, the balcony...

Hey Jerry, got yer tickets for the concert yet? :D

11th May 2005, 02:31
Hi there - ta for the clues!

L25 - Peter and Gordon - I go to pieces Damn! I should have got/gotten that one sooner, given my connection with Gordon's old man...

T24 - Must be the Drifters

T25 - What is this? 'Jeopardy'? Do we have to supply the questions now? :E (That should be worth a couple of points!)


11th May 2005, 15:14
Shame on me, huh Studmuffin? Maybe if they were a little MORE obvious, Sheesh!


10) Manhattan
Bob Seger
20) Get Ready
Rare Earth
24) Not enough Love in the World
Don Henley


10) Birdshot, Double ??? Buck, and Slug for good luck
18) Four Sticks!!!! Duh

Great clues!

11th May 2005, 15:22
20..Name Loretta Lynn's sister.


11th May 2005, 16:16
17. Johnny Ray - The Little White Cloud that Cried
18. SHE CRIED - Jay & The Americans
20. Rare Earth - Get Ready
24. Not enough Love in the World - Eagles

11th May 2005, 23:36
I've closed the quiz except for Trivia question 24. See below. :E :D

Ms flygirl 32
Richo 26
Air-Geko 10
Marian 9
Ascend Charlie 8
desk jockey 8
Jerry 6
Rusty 5
phnuff 4
Gouabafla 3
Davaar 2
Cooda 1
johnfairr 1
Taildragger55 1 'cause I thought Vera Lynn was funny.

I flubbed the trivia section and left out T24. Since Jerry Coe seems to like Jeopardy, here we go with MUSICAL JEOPARDY.

The category is "YOUNG PERFORMERS."
The answer is "Little" Peggy March.
Remember to phrase your answer in the form of a question.:D :cool:

Ok, just so's ya all know.
At 13 years of age, who was the youngest person ever to have a number 1 hit on the North American top 40 charts.