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pigboat
23rd Jul 2006, 23:31
Evening (morning) all. Gotta see if I remember how to do this.:O

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 artist and one or the song title. SOTW/AOTW and trivia questions are normally worth a point apiece, but some questions may ask for supplemental information, worth extra points.

3...The clue in the lyrics section may be any line from the song or chorus.

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

5...During the first 24 hours or until the first set of answers are posted, only one post 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 or after the first set of answers have been posted, there are no restrictions on posts.


Lyrics

1...Is it getting better or do you feel the same?
One - Richo
Artist open
Sorry Rich but because of a question in the trivia section I can't give you the point for U2. U2 did accompany the artist though.
Mary J. Blige - Pseudonymn

2...My yesterdays are all boxed up and neatly put away
Always Yours/Sheryl Crow - pp

3...Somewhere there walks an old friend with lines around her eyes
This Far From Home/Susan Crowe

4...You walked in on the sky
Who's Zoomin' Who/Aretha Franklin

5...She took her life within her own two hands
Angel/Annie Lennox - pp
I assume you meant L5?

6...The tears I cried for you would fill an ocean
Everybody's Somebody's Fool - Ascend Charlie
Connie Francis

7...Love and compassion their day is coming
We Don't Need Another Hero/Tina Turner - Richo

8...The sound of a midnight train, wearing someone's ring
Sweet Old World/Emmylou Harris - pp
Would have accepted Lucinda Williams.

9...Pull the curtains back and look outside, somebody somewhere I don't know
Car Wheels On A Gravel Road/Lucinda Williams

10..I need your confidence baby, and the gift of your extra time
Jericho/Joni Mitchell - pp
I assume you meant L10?

11..Your love is like a shadow on me all of the time
Total Eclipse Of The Heart/Bonnie Tyler - Romeo Delta

12..I know I left too much mess and destruction to come back again
White Flag/Dido - Ms Coe

13..My daddy worked all night in the Van Lear coal mines
Coal Miner's Daughter/Loretta Lynn

14..My father married a pure Cherokee
Half Breed/Cher

15..If God had long hair and a goatee
What If God Smoked Cannibus - Pseudonymn
Joan Osborne - Richo :E


AOTW
The questions in this section are based trivia and songs of Bruce Springsteen.

1...What song contains the line "Roy Orbison singing for the lonely?"
Thunder Road - pp

2...Which song title contains the name of a character from a John Steinbeck novel?
The Ghost Of Tom Joad - Aotw
Bonus point, name the novel.
The Grapes Of Wrath - Aotw

3...What song was used to open a Jonathan Demme movie about a lawyer dying of AIDS?
Streets Of Philadelphia - Richo
Bonus point, name the movie.
Philadelphia - Richo

4...Which song is a memorial to the events of September 11th, 2001?
The Rising
Sorry Aotw, Springsteen material only.

5...Which song was written to commemorate the loss of 343 members of the New York fire department?
Into The Fire

6...Which song highlights the indifference with which the US treated its' Viet Nam vets?
Born In The USA - Romeo Delta
Bonus point, who took the photo of Springsteen on the album cover the song in this question is taken from?
Annie Leibowitz

7...Which song was performed on the last David Letterman show for NBC on June 25th, 1993?
Glory Days

8...Springsteen has inducted four acts into the Rock 'N Roll Hall Of Fame. Point each, name 'em.
Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, U2, CCR
Bonus point, who inducted him?
Bono

9...In which song does he mention a discovery made by James and Danny Heaton?
Youngstown - Kopbhoy2

10..Which Springsteen song is also a title of a Hank Williams song from 1948?
Mansion On The Hill


Trivia

1...Who posed the following question, "If tin whistles are made of tin, what do they make fog horns out of?"
Lonnie Donegan - Ascend Charlie
(From "Does Your Chewing Gum etc.")

2...In what month did they sell the MC horses?
Back in August..
Bonus point, how many were there?
..a hundred head or more.
From MC Horses by Ian Tyson.

3...Who kept shaking Paul Simon's confidence, daily?
Cecilia - pp

4...What did Trooper say to raise a little of?
Raise a little hell - Richo

5...Who was borned in a cabin in Butcher Holler?
Loretta Lynn - pp
(Coal Miner's Daughter)

6...In L14, what did the kabloona call her?
You are permitted to Google kabloona. :E
Indian squaw.

7...What brand of jeans does Springsteen wear in the pic from AOTW 6?
Levi's - Richo

8...Name the Norah Jones song that beat the song from AOTW 3 for the "Song of the Year" Grammy?
Don't Know Why - Richo

9...The following line is paraphrased from the line in a song: "You have yet to ever catch a oryctolagus cuniculus, nor do I count you among my intimates."
For two points, what is the line and name the song.
You ain't never caught a rabbit and you ain't no friend of mine/Hound Dawg - Ascend Charlie

10..Which comedian inspired REM's song "Man On The Moon?"
Andy Kaufman - Richo

11..In what REM song were they pushing an elephant up the stairs?
The Great Beyond - Pseudonymn

12..Which REM song title contains the words yelled by the man who attacked CBS news anchor Dan Rather.
"What's The Frequency Kenneth?" - Romeo Delta

13..Which Peter Gabriel song is named for a topological feature near Bath, England?
Solsbury Hill - Romeo Delta

14..Bobby Lewis kicked the blankets on the floor. What did he do next?
Turned his pillow upside down.
From Tossin' And Turnin.'

15..Name the group that took its' name from a town in New Jersey that makes water fountains.
Fountains Of Wayne - Richo

16..Which group called itself after the British police acronym for grevious bodily harm.
GBH - kopbhoy2

17..Name the group taken from the following expression: A tsunami hove into Long Beach.
Great Big Sea. From the song A Great Big Sea Hove In Long Beach.

18..What county did Sweet Betsy hail from?
Pike County.

19..Which Martha & The Vandellas hit features Ivory Joe Hunter whacking a concrete floor with a crowbar as part of the back beat?
Dancing In The Streets.

20..Which song by The Vaselines is named for a part of British TV actress Molly Weir's anatomy?
Molly's Lips.

21..What do all the answers in the lyrics section have in common?
All female artists - Pseudonymn

Gimme question, name the group I was listening to when I compiled the trivia section of this quiz.
REM - Richo
POTM - pp
I said last week I'd give ya back yer point. :)

Richo77
23rd Jul 2006, 23:45
Mornin Piggy..

Good Quiz...

Lyrics
1. One - U2
15. What if God was one of us - Joan Osborne

AOTW

3. Streets of Philadelphia / Philadephia

Trivia.
4. Hell?
7. Theys got to be levis dont they?
10. Andy Kaufman
Gimme. REM?

Cheers

Richo

planepsycho
23rd Jul 2006, 23:59
L2 always on your side/sheryl crow
L4 angel/ eurythmics
L8 sweet old world/ emmylou harris
L9 jericho/joni mitchell

aotw
1. only the lonely

trivia
3 cecilia
5 loretta lynn
21 God

gimme: potms:p

Jerry's Daughter
24th Jul 2006, 00:24
Good day all. I finally recognize something in this quiz.

L12 is Dido - White Flag

Thank you pigboat for a good quiz.. it's too bad I don't get in early enough for most of the other quizes.

Ciao
Jerry's Daughter

Romeo Delta
24th Jul 2006, 00:24
L11 - Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler

AOTW6 - Born in the USA

T12 - What's the Frequency Kenneth?
T13 - Solsbury Hill (?)

That's enough for now. Maybe more next time.

Pseudonymn
24th Jul 2006, 02:39
Trivia 11 - The Great Beyond

Ascend Charlie
24th Jul 2006, 03:51
Lyrics
6 Everybody's somebody's fool - some girl - Helen Shapiro?

trivia
1 Lonnie Donegan, chewing gum
9 You ain't never caught a rabbit, and you ain't no friend of mine, Hound Dawg, Elvis Presley.

Arm out the window
24th Jul 2006, 04:17
Mostly too tricky for me, Pigboat, but thanks for the quiz anyhow!

AOTW
2 The Ghost of Tom Joad - from The Grapes of Wrath
3 Movie was Philadelphia
4 Let's Roll - Neil Young
6 Born in the USA

Trivia
3 Cecilia
9 Hound Dog - Elvis Presley: "You ain't never caught a rabbit and you ain't no friend of mine!"
10 Andy Kaufman
12 What's the frequency, Kenneth?
13 Solsbury Hill

pigboat
24th Jul 2006, 23:15
We have scores.

Planepsycho 11
Richo 8
Romeo Delta 5
Ascend Charlie 4
Ms Coe 2
Aotw 1
Pseudonymn 1

Loadsa stuff left folks!

planepsycho
24th Jul 2006, 23:46
oops, I was having another Kelly Bundy moment last evening.:uhoh:
let's try this one again
aotw
1 thunder road

Richo77
24th Jul 2006, 23:52
Hmmm... You have me stumped on the U2 and Joan Osborne Questions, however a couple more.

Lyrics 7 - Tina Turner- We dont need another hero.
Trivia 8 - Dont Know Why
Trivia 15. Has to be Fountains of Wayne
Trivia 21. Are they all Grammy Winners?

Cheers

Richo

Pseudonymn
25th Jul 2006, 09:53
Lyrics
1. Mary J Blige
15. What if God smoked cannabis... :E

Trivia
21. They are all female artists ?

kopbhoy2
25th Jul 2006, 10:30
AOTW

1 - Thunder Road
9 - Youngstown

Trivia

16 - (Charged) GBH

pigboat
25th Jul 2006, 19:46
Some more correct answers, sooooo..

Revised scores

Planepsycho 12
Richo 12
Romeo Delta 5
Pseudonymn 4
Ascend Charlie 4
Ms Coe 2
kopbhoy2 2
Aotw 1

pigboat
27th Jul 2006, 00:26
That's it folks. See you next week.
Final scores

Planepsycho 12
Richo 12
Romeo Delta 5
Pseudonymn 4
Ascend Charlie 4
Ms Coe 2
kopbhoy2 2
Aotw 1