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pigboat
25th Sep 2005, 23:30
Evening (morning) all. Scran is away constructing the Hanging Gardens of Canberra. This is after building The Great Wall of Scran last season. :D

Rules:

1...Questions are 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. TOTW/SOTW and trivia questions are normally a point apeice, but some questions may ask for additional information worth extra points.

3...What rule 3?

4...The judge's decision is final.

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 are no restrictions on posts (free for all).


Lyrics

1...Come on shake your body baby, do the conga
Conga - Richo
Miami Sound Machine - Mr. Chips

2...A goddess on a mountain top
Venus/Shocking Blue - Mr. Chips

3...First thing early morning
Let It Flow/Toni Braxton - scran

4...Honey it's getting close to midnight
Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter/Iron Maiden - reynolds

5...Baby, you'll come knocking on my front door
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around/Stevie Nicks - reynolds

6...You'll never see a dark cloud hanging 'round me
Colour My World/Petula Clark - scran

7...When the summer sun is shining on Australia's happy land
Aussie Barbeque/Eric Bogle - scran

8...Don't play it no more
Don't Play Thet Song/Ben E. King - newswatcher

9...I'm walkin' all around the town
Walkin' My Cat Named Dog/Norma Tanega - scran

10..There's a hard moon rising on the streets tonight
The Fire Inside/Bob Seger - scranette #1

11..I walk along the city streets you used to walk along with me
(There's) Always Something There To Remind Me - Richo
Dionne Warwick - RiskyRossco

12..Uno, dos, one, two, tres, quatro
Wolly Bully - RiskyRossco
Sam The Sham & the Pharoas - Rushton

13..Streets full of people all alone
Everyone's Gone To The Moon - RiskyRossco
Johnathan king - reynolds

14..Got to pay your dues if you want to sing the blues
It Don't Come easy - reynolds
Ringo Starr - scran

15..When morning comes to Morgantown
Morning Morgantown/Joni Mitchell - Richo

16..So now that she is gone
Blue Turns To Grey/Stones - newswatcher

17..Well it came out of the sky, landed just south of Moline
It came Out Of The Sky/CCR - Richo

18..Well once jolly swagmen went humping their swags
Waltzing Matilda Waltz/Eric Bogle

19..Baby once I thought I knew
Lonesome Day/Bruce Springsteen - reynolds

20..So you're leaving in the morning on the early train
Can't Stop Loving You/Leo Sayer - scran
(I'll give you Leo Sayer. I was looking for Phil Collins).

21..If you should lose me, oh yeah you'll lose a good thing
You'll Lose A Good Thing/Barbara Lynn - scran

22..I had to escape, the city was sticky and cruel
I Drove All Night/Roy Orbison - Mr. Chips
(John have a point for Cyndi Lauper as the original artist).

23..Take it easy with me please
Andante Andante/ABBA - newswatcher

24..Well your railroad gate you know I just can't jump it
Absolutely Sweet Marie/Bob Dylan - reynolds

25..Just runnin' scared each place we go
Running Scared/Roy Orbison - reynolds

26..Tonight I wanna give it all to you
I Was Made For Lovin' You/KISS - Arm out the window


TOTW.
Yee-haw!!! Get yer cowboy boots out. The following 18 questions and their associated trivia are all based on country and western songs and artists. One point each for the song and artist, and one point or more - as indicated - for the trivia.

1....I'm calling to tell you it's over
Blue Side Of Lonesome/Jim Reeves
1a..Point each, name the Hotel and Tavern in the above song.
Heartbreak Hotel - Three Teardrops
1b..What broke the bar mirror in the tavern?
The ghost of a smile.

2...If I could see you just one time
Just One Time/Don Gibson - reynolds

3....The lights in the harbour, don't shine for me
Sea Of Heartbreak - reynolds
Don Gibson
3a..Which late c&w artist wrote this song?
Johnny Cash

4....Big Sam left Seattle in the year of '92
North To Alaska/Johnny Horton - reynolds
4a..What was Sam's last name?
McCord - reynolds
4b..Point each, who were his partners?
George Pratt and brother Billy - reynolds
4c..Where did they find the bonanza gold?
Below that old white mountain (a little SE of Nome) - reynolds

5....A long time forgotten are dreams that just fell by the way
Good Hearted Woman/Willie Nelson - reynolds
5a..This song is usually performed as a duet with another male singer. Name him.
Waylon Jennings - reynolds
5b..What connection does the second member of the duet have with the singer J. P. Richardson?
Jennings gave up his seat on the Buddy Holly aircraft to Richardson - reynolds

6....Back through the years I go wonderin' once again
Coat Of Many Colours/Dolly Parton - reynolds
6a..Name the amusement park co-owned by the artist in the above question.
Dollywood

7....Just two good 'ol boys
One point for the song title, two points for the artist and three points for the TV show/movie it appeared in.
Good Ol' Boys/Waylon Jennings - Richo
Dukes Of Hazzard - Mr.Chips
7a..Point each, name the colour, year and make of the car that appeared in the TV show associated with the song.
1969 - Richo
Orange Dodge Charger - Mr. Chips
7b..The car also had a name. What was it?
The General Lee - Mr. Chips

8....We don't smoke marajuana in Muskogee
Okie From Muskogee/Merle Haggard
8a..In Muskogee, what is the roughest thing on campus?
Football's still the roughest thing on campus - Carbide finger
8b..In which state is Muskogee located?
Oaklahoma - RiskyRossco

9....Just because I ask a friend about her
She Thinks I Still Care/George Jones
9a..Name the ex-wife of the above artist.
Tammy Wynette

10....I won't have to chop no wood
One Of These Days/Emmylou Harris - reynolds

11....He was a tall man
Strong Hand/Emmylou Harris
11a..The above song was written for which female c&w artist, about which male c&w artist?
The song was written by Emmylou Harris, for June Carter Cash, about Johnny Cash.

12....You've come to tell me something
You Ain't Woman Enough/Loretta Lynn
12a..Name the c&w artist who's the sister of the above artist.
Crystal Gayle

13....Well the midnight headlight find you on a rainy night
Driving My Life Away/Eddie Rabbit - reynolds

14....Lonestar where are you out tonight?
Norah Jones - reynolds
14a..Who has recorded a duet of this song with the above artist?
Willie Nelson - reynolds

15....If I had just one tear running down your cheek
Cry/Faith Hill

16....I was sitting in my hotel room, strummin' my old guitar
I Used To Be A Country Singer/Gordon Lightfoot
16a..Point each, who could the hotel maid sing like, who could her husband yodel like and who was her very good friend?
..could do a mean Patsy Cline.
My husband could yodel like Wilf Carter,
Kitty Wells was a very good friend of mine.

17....From 30,000 feet above the desert floor I see it there below
El Paso City/Marty Robbins

18....I keep hearing you're concerned about my happiness
Flowers On The Wall/Statler Brothers
18a..How many cards are there in their solitaire deck?
51 - Scissors
18b..What TV show are they watching?
Captain Kangaroo - Scissors
18c..What unhealthy activity are they engaged in?
Smoking cigarettes - Scissors


Trivia

1...What Beatles' song was written for actress Mia Farrow's sister?
Dear Prudence - Aotw

2...The Eddie Holman hit "Hey There Lonely Girl" was a cover. It was originally done by a girl group under a slightly different name. What was the original title?
Hey There Lonely Boy - newswatcher
Bonus point, name the original group.
Original group was Ruby & The Romantics.

3...Welcome to my shop, let me shave yer crop, let me cut yer mop...Daintily, daintily.
This cartoon aria is a parody of which opera?
The Barber Of Seville - Richo
Bonus point each, name the two characters in the cartoon.
Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd - Richo

4...Name the first white group to play the Apollo Theater in Harlem NY.
Buddy Holly & The Crickets - 604guy
Bonus point, why were they booked at the Apollo?
After listening to a demo, the tour promoter thought they were black.

5...What song is the following line taken from:
But to live outside the law you must be honest....
Absolutely Sweet Marie - newswatcher

6...Name the singer who used the song in lyrics question 22 to flog automobiles.
Celine Dion
Bonus point, name the make of car that was flogged.
Daimler-Chrysler Pacifica

7...A gathering of angels appeared above my head.
What did they say?
Come sail away with me
Point each, name the song and artist.
Come Sail Away/Styx

8...How many times does John Fogarty ask the question 'who will do something' in the song Don't Look Now (It Ain't You Or Me)?
Nine
Point each, name any or all of them.
Who'll take the coal, salt, leaf, field, plow, mountain, shoes, clothes and promise you don't have to keep.

9...In lyrics question 12, name the distinguishing characteristics of the subject in the song title.
Two big horns and a wooly jaw.

10..In lyrics question 7, what is in the eskie?
Bull ants - scran

11..Which Beatles' song does Peter Sellers use to parody another actor speaking a part from a Shakespeare play?
Hard Day's Night - johnfairr

12..Which Shakespeare play is it?
Richard III

13..In lyrics question 7, what do Welshmen like to do? (Keep it clean). :E
Take a leek - scran

14..Which actor does Sellers parody in trivia question 11?
Sir Lawrence Olivier - newswatcher

15..Shane Williams, Warren Bazemore, Jason Jacobs and Marcus Myers are collectively known as what group?
Silers Bald

16..In lyrics question 7, what is stuck to the margarine?
Flies - scran

17..How long has Eric Bogle been a cocky?
50 years and more...
Bonus point, what song is the above question taken from?
(And) Now I'm Easy

18..In thwe CSN&Y song "Ohio" which President calls in the tin soldiers?
Nixon - reynolds

19..In 1990, Madonna released a Greatest Hits album. What was the album title?
Immaculate Collection - Mr.Chips

20..In which month does Brother Love and his Travelling Salvation Show usually show up?
August - 604guy

21..Who were the voices in Laura Brannigan's head calling?
Gloriaaaa - Mr. Chips

22..Which father/son combination were the first to win separate Grammy Awards, in 1997?
Bob and Jakob Dylan - Richo

23..Name Rick Dees' back-up band on his novelty song "Disco Duck."
His Cast Of Idiots - scran

24..In which song does Virgil Caine put in an appearence?
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - Aotw

25..Gloria Fajaro was born in Havana, Cuba. Who is she better known as?
Gloria Estefan - Mr. Chips

26..What do Ronnie Van Zant, Jim Croce, Jim Reeves, Patsy Cline and Hawkshaw Hawkins have in common?
They all died in aircraft accidents - 604guy

27..What did the group "Mookie Blaylock" change their name to?
Pearl Jam - reynolds

28..Which Canadian female singer spent time as a deckhand on a halibut trawler in the Gulf of Alaska?
Jann Arden - 604guy

29..The first time ever I saw your face
One point for the song title, two for the artist and three points for the movie it appeared in.
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face/Roberta Flack - RiskyRossco
Play Misty For Me- Marian
Bonus point each, who wrote the song, and for whom?
Ewan MacColl for his wife Peggy Seeger.

30..In addition to being blind, what other sense does Stevie Wonder lack?
Sense of smell - 604guy

31..What did Jann Wenner and Ralph J. Gleason found in 1967?
Rolling Stone Magazine - reynolds

Mr Chips
25th Sep 2005, 23:40
Dear Lord - how hard????

Lyrics

1. miami Sound Machine - Was it called "Do the Conga"?
2 Venus - Shocking Blue, Bananarama and someone else i think
22 I Drove All Night - Roy Orbison?

TOTW
7 Dukes Of hazzard
It was an orange Dodge Charger
Name of General Lee

Trivia
3. Gotta guess at Sweeny Todd
19 Immaculate Collection
21 Gloriaaaaaaaa
25 Gloria estefan

and thats about it for me....

Richo77
25th Sep 2005, 23:43
Mornin Piggy...

Good looking quiz...

Lyrics.
1. Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine - Conga
2. Bananarama - Venus
11. Always something there to remind me
15. Joni Mitchell - Morning Morgantown
17. CCR - It came out of the sky
22. Roy Orbison - I drove all night
26. Kiss - I was made for lovin you

TOTW.
7. Good Ol Boys, Waylon Jennings, The Dukes of Hazzard.
The General Lee was an orange 69 (i think) charger.

Trivia.
3. Barber of Seville, Bugs Bunny & Elmer Fudd
19. Immaculate Collection.
21. Gloria?
22. Bob & Jakob Dylan
25. Gloria Estefan?

Cheers

Richo

RiskyRossco
26th Sep 2005, 00:08
11. Always something there to remind me. Dionne Warwick.

12. Woolly Bully. Little Richard.

13. Everyone's gone to the moon. Jonathan King.

17. Purple People Eater.

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8b. Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Trivia.


24. The night they rode old dixie down.

29. The first time. Roberta Flack, by Burt Bacharach?

604guy
26th Sep 2005, 00:12
Lyrics
1)Gloria Estafan
18)Waltzing Matilda


Trivia

4) Buddy Holly and the Crickets?
20)Neal Diamond and August for the month?
22)Enrique and Julio Iglesias
24)Rainy night in Georgia
25)Gloria Estafan
26)All died in a plane crash?
28)Jann Arden
29)Roberta Flack
30)Smell

reynoldsno1
26th Sep 2005, 01:36
L4 Bring Your daughter To the Slaughter - Iron maiden
L5 Stop Draggin' My heart Around - Stevie Nicks
L10 Neighborhood - Charlie Musselwhite??
L13 Everyone's Gone To The Moon - Johnathan King :yuk:
L14 It Don't Come Easy - george Harrysong
L19 Lonesome Day - Bruce Springsteen
L24 Absolutely Sweet marie - Bob Dylan
L25 Running Scared - Roy Orbison?

TOTW
2. Just One Tme - Don Gibson
3. Sea Of heartache?
4. North To Alaska - Johnny Horton
4a. McCord
4b. George Pratt & brother Billy
4c. below that old white mountain (a lttle SE of Nome)
5. Good Hearted Woman - Willie nelson
5a. Waylon Jennings
5b. 5a gave up his plane seat for the Big Bopper. Plane crashed with Buddy Holly on board as well.
6. Coat Of many Colours - Dolly Parton
6a. Dollyworld
10. One Of These Days - Emmylou harris
13. Drivin' My Life Away - Eddie Rabbitt
14. Lonestar - Norah Jones
14a. Willie nelson?

T18. Nixon
T27. Pearl jam
T31. Rolling Stone magazine

scran
26th Sep 2005, 01:40
Back in a wet and cold Sydney for a rest.......:hmm:


Good Quiz :ok: :ok: :ok:

Tough too :uhoh: :{


Lyric 20 - Can't Stop Loving You - Leo Sayer

Trivia 10 - Bull Ants

Trivia 13 - Have a leek (note spelling please :E )

Trivia 16 - Flies

Trivia 17 - Hhmm......well, the song is "Aussie Bar-B-Q"....

Trivia 23 - Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots

Trivia 27 - Pearl Jam

I ain't gonna answer any questions about that there "Dukes of Hazzard" - hated the show.



Look out for Quiz 538 - its a beauty........:hmm:

pigboat
26th Sep 2005, 01:46
I figured scranette #1 would put in an appearence for the TOTW. ;)
Re 538. I hope yer gonna disqualify a certain player. :E :D

scran
26th Sep 2005, 03:50
Not gonna disqualify him/her (:uhoh: ) but I will "expose" that player if they answer any of 538.


Went to see "Sleath" the other night.

Somewhat "false"

Very Predictable,


But bl**dy entertaining!!!! :ok: :ok:


That "babe" can be my wingman anytime!!!!!!!!!!! :E :E


And i do protest, Reynolds posted while I was typing out my answers.....and he stole Trivia 27 from me.

If you don't take action against him, I'll have to mark him REALLY HARD next week............:uhoh: :uhoh: :E :hmm:


Bet you thought I'd bite for TOTW 13 also...didn't you.......;)

johnfairr
26th Sep 2005, 06:37
Pig, good quiz, but yet again I am late on parade. You knew I'd get Lyrics 15, but was beaten to it...!

However, Lyrics 22 is "I Drove All Night", but the artist who first recorded it was Cyndi Lauper.

Trivia 11 is "A Hard Days Night".
Trivia 12 was either Henry V, Hamlet or some other tragi-comedy by the Bard.....

jf

:ok:

Arm out the window
26th Sep 2005, 07:46
Lyrics

2 Venus - Bananarama

26 I was made for loving you - Kiss

Trivia

1 Dear Prudence

17 40 years, It's nearly over now (?)

18 Nixon

24 The night they drove old dixie down

28 Alanis Morrisette

Carbide Finger
26th Sep 2005, 08:26
8b, Football is the roughest thing on Campus

newswatcher
26th Sep 2005, 11:52
Hi PB,

Lyrics:
8. Ben E King - "Don't Play That Song(You Lied)"
16. Rolling Stones - "Blue turns to Grey"
23. Abba - "Andante, Andante"

Trivia:
2. "Hey there Lonely Boy" - Martha Reeves & the Vandellas
5. "Sweet Marie" - Bob Dylan (see below)
14. "Sir Larry" - Olivier


For UK Dylan fans, BBC are starting a Dylan season this week. Tonight(26/9) and tomorrow(27/9), on BBC2, is Martin Scorsese's "No Direction Home" at 9PM (UK Time) see Dylan (http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/bobdylan/tvradio/) for other programmes.

Rushton
26th Sep 2005, 14:09
Lyric 12 Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs

T 12 Macbeth?

pigboat
26th Sep 2005, 23:47
Initial updated scores:

reynolds 37
Richo 16
Mr. Chips 14
newswatcher 9
scran 9
RiskyRossco 7
604guy 5
Aotw 4
Marian 3
Scissors 3
johnfairr 2
Rushy 1
Carbide Finger 1

Welcome Carbide Finger (great name) :D
and welcome back 604guy.
John, you gotta get up earlier, is all. ;)
Geez scran why no bite on T13? :E :D
I'll keep this open 'till Friday PM your time to give scranette a chance at TOTW. ;)

Well, I'm off to watch No Direction Home. We get it on American PBS in Canada and the US. Check your local listings, as they say.

Scissors
26th Sep 2005, 23:58
TOTW 18
A - 51
B - Captain Kangaroo
C - Smoking Cigarettes


scissors

Marian
27th Sep 2005, 00:03
Triv 29 - "The first time ever I saw your face" by Roberta Flack featured in 'Play Misty For Me' - Clint Eastwood's directorial debut

Richo77
27th Sep 2005, 00:24
Okay, all i got left is Trivia 29. I think its from Play Misty for me.

The Fork has been stuck in me, i's done.

Cheers

R

scran
27th Sep 2005, 01:46
Ok - to formalise things -

Lyrics 7 is Aussie Barbeque by Eric Bogle (said that last entry - just in the wrong place :uhoh: :hmm: )

and the artist for Lyric 14 is Ringo Starr :ok:

And if it ain't current country, and especially Keith Urban, Scranette No 1 ain't gonna be interested at the moment.......:uhoh: :{


I'm done :zzz:

(PS - have a raging head-cold, and fell like s**t, hence my lack of enthusiasm........:{ )

pigboat
27th Sep 2005, 03:11
Have a couple of shots of Bundy with hot water and cinnamon. Great stuff for a cold. Don't know any current country. :O :(

Are you guys gonna get "No Direction Home" on Oz TV? Excellent programme. Part deux on tomorrow night. Think I'll buy the dvd.

Oh yeah, scores updated.

scran
28th Sep 2005, 02:24
Might have a couple more here:

Lyrics

3 - Let It Flow - Toni Braxton

6 - Colour My World - Dusty Springfield or Petula Clark :E :E

9 - Walking My Cat Named Dog? - Norma Tanega?

10 - The Fire Inside - Bob Seger (says Scranette No 1)

21 - You'll Lose a Good Thing? - Barbara Lynn?



:uhoh: :hmm:

Bundy didn't help....:\


I'm gonna try some Scotch tonight :ok:

After a few beers :ok:

and some rough red with dinner :hmm:

Then maybe a little port.....


:zzz: :zzz: :zzz: :zzz: :zzz:

pigboat
28th Sep 2005, 17:52
All correct and I'll give credit where credit is due. ;)
I couldn't post last night, my ISP was down, but I'd surely like to know how the Scotch, beer and port worked out. Sounds like a sure-fire recipe for a 'gueule de bois.' :ooh:

Revised scores

reynolds 37
scran 17
Richo 16
Mr. Chips 14
newswatcher 9
RiskyRossco 7
604guy 5
Aotw 4
johnfairr 2
scranette #1 2
Rushy 1
Carbide Finger 1

scran
28th Sep 2005, 21:50
Well.........passed on the scotch (no good wasting it if you can't taste it..:ok: ) and beers and went straight to the rough red.


Feeling a fair bit better....:ok: :ok: :ok:

Binoculars
29th Sep 2005, 01:07
Just passing by and dropped in. Colour My World was actually Petula Clark, not lusty Dusty.

I'll drop out again now!

scran
29th Sep 2005, 01:32
Yes Bino's ..you are correct (but he has given me the points anyway....so keep it hush hush please :ok: :ok: )

pigboat
29th Sep 2005, 01:57
Drat!! Thought I saw Pet Clark there. I gotta read what I edit. :E :uhoh:

scran
29th Sep 2005, 02:40
I did mention Petula Clark


(Isn't edit a wonderful function..:hmm: :hmm: )



Just a warning to all.....Quiz 538 will be posted TUESDAY (due to a public holiday for us poor overworked and underpaid Aussies.....:E :E :E :ok: :uhoh: :zzz: )

pigboat
30th Sep 2005, 00:49
Th-th-that's all folks.

Final scores:

reynolds 37
scran 17
Richo 16
newswatcher 9
RiskyRossco 7
604guy 5
Aoth 4
johnfairr 2
scranette #1 2
Rushy 1
Carbide Finger 1

See ya week after next. That Dylan documentary was great. ;) :E :D

You guys sure get a lot of holidays down there. :D :E