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Music quiz 428

Old 17th Oct 2004, 22:43
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Music quiz 428

Evening all. Scran is on safari in darkest Africa.

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. Some trivia questions may ask for additional information, worth extra points.

3..There is no rule 3.

4...The judge's decision is final unless he has screwed up the question again.

5...During the first 24 hours only one post per player 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...I can't stand to fly
Superman - StopStart
5 For Fighting - Blue Boy

2...I knew a girl from a lonely street
Sunday Girl/Blondie - StopStart

3...ooo...What you want
Respect/Aretha Franklin - Cooda

4...Give me one reason to stay here
Give Me One Reason - Cooda
Tracey Chapman - StopStart

5...Well my temperature's rising and my feet hit the floor
Gimme Some Lovin' - StopStart
Spencer Davis Group - desk jockey

6...You should have seen by the look in my eyes, baby
Keep On Loving You - StopStart
REO Speedwagon - Cooda

7...At first I was afraid I was petrified
I Will Survive/Gloria Gaynor - Richo77

8...I would have given you all of my heart
First Cut Is The Deepest/Rod Stewart - Ascend Charlie (Would have accepted Sheryl Crow)

9..He said, "Oh my love, oh my Antonia"
My Antonia/EmmyLou Harris - reynolds
Worth an extra point for who sang back up vocals/duet with her)

10..Day after day I'm more confused
Drift Away - Ascend Charlie
Dobie Gray - Cooda

11..Some love is just a lie of the heart
A Matter Of Trust - StopStart
Billy Joel - reynoldsno1

12..I been laid off from my work my rent is due
Money's Too Tight To Mention/Simply Red - reynolds

13..Shake it up is all that we know
Out Of Touch
Hall & Oates - reynoldsno1

14..Time, where did you go
Time - StopStart
Chantal Kreviazuk

15..All my life I've been waiting
Left Outside Alone/Anastacia - StopStart
(Close dj, Holly sings "All my love, all of my kissin')

16..You must understand though the touch of your hand
What's Love Got To Do With It/Tina Turner - Cooda

17..Stood there boldly, sweating in the sun
Like A Rock/Bob Seger - StopStart

18..Through early morning fog I see, visions of the things to be
Suicide Is Painless/Johnny Mandel - reynoldsno1

19..Some say love it is a river
The Rose/Bette Midler - Richo77

20..I was mixed up when you came to me
George Michael - reynoldsno1

21..Some days I feel like my shadow's casting me
Dirty Life And Times/Warren Zevon - reynolds

22..Fee fee, fi fi, fo fo from
Charlie Brown/The Coasters - VnV2178B

23..Poor old Johnny Ray
Come On Eileen/Dexy's Midnight Runners - Jet Dragon

24..On a morning from a Bogart movie
Year Of The Cat/Al Stewart - reynolds

25..Step off the train all alone at dawn
D'you Know What I Mean/Oasis - StopStart

26..A place where nobody dared to go
Xanadu/Olivia Newton-John - Jet Dragon

27..A goddess on a mountain top
Venus/Bananarama - Richo77
( Point for Shocking Blue - Cooda)

28..I know you've decieved me, now here's a surprise
I Can See For Miles/The Who - reynolds

29..I get high when I see you go by
It's Only Love/The Beatles - desk jockey

30..She keeps her Moet and Chandon in her pretty cabinet
Killer Queen/Queen - Richo77

31..I am a backseat driver from America
It's A Hard Life (Wherever You Go) - StopStart
Nanci Griffith

32..How old do you think I am he said, and I said well I don't know
Old Dogs And Children (And Watermelon Wine)/Tom T. Hall - Cooda

33..People are talking, talking 'bout people
Something To Talk About/Bonnie Raitt

34..Take out the paper and the trash
Yakety Yak - Ascend Charlie
The Coasters - StopStart

35..The kids in Bristol are sharp as a pistol
The Bristol Stomp - reynolds
The Dovells

36..A long time ago came a man on a track
Telegraph Road/Dire Straits - reynolds

There is no TOTW this week

1...Which Oasis song has Morse Code playing in the background?
D'you Know What I Mean - StopStart
3 bonus points (one each) for each phrase the Morse letters spell out.
1st - bugger all - StopStart
2nd pork pies, 3rd strawberry fields forever.

2...The song title in Lyrics 17 is also and ad for which motor vehicle?
Chevrolet Trucks.

3...Which song from the Lyrics section knocked Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" out of the number 1 position on the North American Top 40?
Come On Eileen - StopStart

4...For which TV program was the song title from Lyrics 18 the theme song?
M. A. S. H. - StopStart

5...Which divine diva recorded a song called "Otto Titsling?"
Bette Midler - StopStart

6...Lake Huron rolls. What does Superior do?
Sings - StopStart
Bonus point, where does she do it?
In the rooms of her ice water mansion - StopStart

7...What type of vehicle is Bob Seger asking to be ridden to Fire Lake?
A chrome three-wheeler - StopStart

8...What hotel would you find at the end of Lonely Street?
Heartbreak Hotel - Richo77

9...Why was all the sweet green icing flowing down?
It was melting in the rain - Ascend Charlie

10..What type of car has a competition clutch and four on the floor?
A little deuce coupe - Richo77

11..Name the Gypsy Lady who has a pad on 34th and Vine.
Madame Ruth.
Bonus point, name a unique feature of her dentures.
She has a gold-capped tooth - StopStart

12..What did the lady in question 11 sell?
Love potion #9 - Ascend Charlie

13..Which Elvis song did Bill Clinton play on the saxopohne on the Arsenio Hall show during his first Presidential campaign?
Heartbreak Hotel - StopStart

14..Who is Sam Samudio better known as?
Sam the Sham - reynolds

15..What type of car does Aretha Franklin drive down the freeway of love?
A pink Cadillac - Richo77

16..According to Brook Benton, what type of insect was "Just lookin' for a home?"
The boll weevil - c-bert

17..Why does Janis want a Merc?
Her friends all drive Porsches - Richo77

18..How many little girls does Fred have in the back seat?
Seven - Ascend Charlie

19..What are Jimmy Buffetts fans called?
Parrotheads - Richo77

20..Which State would a woman who shines with her own kind of light be from?
Kentucky - StopStart

21..Who is Adrian Donna Gaines better known as?
Donna Summer - Richo77

22..Which Pete Seeger song has lyrics taken from the Bible?
Turn, Turn, Turn - Ascend Charlie
Bonus point, which book of the Bible?
Ecclesiastes - StopStart

23..Which singer has used the aliases Jerry Landis, Paul Kane and Gregory Harrison?
Paul Simon - reynoldsno1

24..Darren Hayes and Daniel Jones are better known as what?
Savage Garden - Jet Dragon

25.. Who recorded a song called "Tears And Snot?"
Kevin Bloody Wilson - kopbhoy2

26..Which artist committed himself to the McLean Mental Institution in Massachusetts when he was 17 years old?
James Taylor - reynolds

27..For 2 points - one for the title and one for the artist - which song is in the Guiness Book of World Records for staying at the number 1 position in England for longer than any other record? (Up until that time)
Everything I Do (I Do It For You)/Bryan Adams - kopbhoy2

28..Who was once known as the Beale Street Blues Boy?
B. B. King - StopStart

29..Where is the Sweet Transvestite from in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show?"
Transexual, Transylvania - Richo77

30..Who was Michael Jackson's first wife?
Lisa Marie Presley - Jet Dragon
(Which proves Elvis really is dead, cause if he were alive there's no way he'd have allowed that to happen)

31..What did Snoopy challenge the Red Baron to?
A real dog fight - Ascend Charlie

32..What was Bon Scott's occupation before he joined AC/DC as a singer?
He was their chauffeur - StopStart

33..Name the missing player - Jack Casady, Marty Balin, Paul Kantner, Spencer Dryden.
Grace Slick - reynolds

34..Name the TV theme song that starts off to the sound of helicopters.
Suicide Is Painless (The theme from M. A. S. H.) - Ascend Charlie

35..On Broadway, one thin dime won't even do this.
Shine your shoes - StopStart

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Old 17th Oct 2004, 22:53
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Love getting here early.. get a good shot at the quiz.


7. I will survive - Gloria Gaynor
19. The Rose - Bette Midler
27. Venus - Bananarama
30 - Killer Queen - Queen

8. Heartbreak Hotel
10. Little Deuce Coupe
15. Pink Cadillac
17. Her Friends all drive porsches and she must make amends
19. Parrotheads
21. Donna Summer
29. Transexual Transylvannia
32. Electrician?
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Lots of themes running through the head, but can't put a name to them!

7 I will survive (theme from Priscilla)
8 First cut is the deepest - many artists, including Rod Stewart
10 Drift away - Little River Band?
19 The Rose, Bette Midler
34 Yakkety Yak - but who?

8 Heartbreak Hotel
9. Melting in the rain
10 Little deuce coupe
11 Madam Noo (?), soul tattoo
12 Love Potion No 9
17 Friends all drive Porsches
18 Seven
22 Turn turn turn
24 Air Supply?
31 Real dog fight
34 Suicide is painless, MASH.

The rest are yours, Binos!

Damn! I was the first, but took too long thinking and got pipped.....
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Old 17th Oct 2004, 23:20
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Hi Piggy


6. Can;t fight this feeling anymore - Air Supply
23. C'mon Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners
26. Xanadu - Olivia Newton John


24. Savage Garden
27. Mull of Kintyre - Wings
30. Lise Marie Presley


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9. My Antonia - Emmylou Harris
12. Money's Too Tight To mention - Simply Red
18. Suicuide Is Painles (MASH theme) - ?
21. Dirty Life And Times - Warren Zevon (RIP)
24. Year Of The Cat - Al Stewart
28. I Can See For Miles - The Who
35. Bristol Stomp? - ?
36. Telegraph Road - Dire Straits

14. Sam The Sham?
23. Paul Simon
26. James Taylor?
33. Grace Slick
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Old 17th Oct 2004, 23:35
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Mornin' piggy

3 Respect - Aretha Franklin
4...Give Me One Reason - aaaarrrhg
6...Can't Fight This Feeling Anymore - REO Speedwagon
8...The First Cut is the Deepest - Cat Stevens
10...Drift Away - Dobie Gray
16...Whats Love Got to Do with it - Tina Turner
23...Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
24...Year of the cat - aarrrgh
27...Venus - Shocking Blue
32...Old Dogs Children and Watermelon Wine - Tom T Hall
35...Yackety Yak - ?????

Trivia 9 - 'cos it was raining in McArthur Park and someone had left the cake out in it?

bugga times up
catchya tomorrow
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Old 18th Oct 2004, 00:16
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Talking Brace yerself sheila.....


1...???? - Superman

2...Blondie – Sunday Girl


4...Tracy Chapman – Give me one reason

5...Steve Winwood – Gimme some lovin

6...REO Speedwagon - Keep on loving you

7...Gloria Gaynor - I will survive

8...Rod Stewart - First cut is the deepest


10..Michael Bolton - Drift away

11..???? - A matter of trust

12..Dire Straits - Money’s too tight to mention


14..???? - Time

15..Anastacia - Left outside alone

16..Tina Turner – Whats love got to do with it

17..Bob Seger - Like a Rock

18..Theme from MASH - Suicide is painless

19..Bette Middler - The Rose


21..???? - Dirty Life and Times


23..Dexys Midnight Runners – Come on eileen

24..Al Stewart - Year of the Cat

25..Oasis - Do you know what I mean

26..ONJ - Xanadu

27..Bananarama - Venus

28..the who - I can see for miles


30..Queen - Killer Queen

31..???? - It's A Hard Life Wherever You Go



34..The Coasters - Yakedy yak


36..Dire Straits – Telegraph Road


1...D'yer Know What I Mean. Says "Bugger All" I think


3...Come On Eileen


5...Bette Middler

6...She sings. In the ruins of her ice water mansion

7...A chrome 3-wheeler, whatever that might be…

8...Heartbreak hotel

9...Because MacArthurs Park was melting in the dark

10..A little deuce coupe

11..Madam Rue. They’re gold capped.

12..Love potion number 9

13..Heartbreak Hotel

14..Sam The Sham

15..A pink Cadillac


17..Because her friends all drive porsches and she must make amends




21..Donna Summer

22..There is a season (Turn, Turn, Turn) - Book of Ecclesiastes

23..Paul Simon

24..Savage Garden

25.. ????

26..James Taylor


28..BB King

29..Transexual Transylvania

30..Lisa Marie Presley

31..A real dogfight

32..He was their driver

33..Jorma Kaukonen


35..Shine your shoes.

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1) Superman - Five For Fighting
18) Suicide is Painless - Manic Street Preachers (and someone else)
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Stopstart didn't leave many crumbs.

I like to think lyrics 15 could also be Buddy Holly - Oh Boy

Ans although Steve Winwood sang lyrics 5, the band was the Spencer Davis Group
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Sorry I'm late. A 30 minute meeting dragged on for 2 hours.

Initial scores

StopStart 30
reynoldsno1 18
Richo77 15
Ascend Charlie 10
Cooda 10
Jet Dragon 6
desk jockey 1
Blue Boy 1

Still some stuff left guys.
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Oi what's with all these new fangled cover versions
bananarama and Rod Stewart indeed

bluddy youngsters.....no respect for history etc etc etc ......muttter...grumble....bluddy Rule No 4 .....................humbug...............dribble
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(Close dj, Holly sings "All my love, all of my kissin')
Disgruntled DJ sings quietly to himself...
All my life, I've been waiting
Tonight there'll be no...

Oh Boy
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Old 19th Oct 2004, 11:24
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22, Charlie Brown - Coasters

My God, am I that OLD????
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Old 19th Oct 2004, 11:55
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25. Kix
27. Mull of Kintyre - Wings
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Old 19th Oct 2004, 12:29
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It's been a while...


25 - Kevin Bloody Wilson
27 - Wet Wet Wet - Love is All Around' (?)

That's all for now....I must try & get to work earlier on a monday!
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Old 19th Oct 2004, 23:53
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Updated scores:

StopStart 31
reynolds 22
Richo77 15
Ascend Charlie 10
Cooda 10
Jet Dragon 6
desk jockey 3
kopbhoy2 3
VnV2178 2
Blue Boy 1
c-bert 1

A few hints..

14..Canadian female from where Jerricho works.
33..Redheaded R&B singer. Been on the quiz before.
Lies over the ocean.

1...2nd and 3rd phrases still open. One's a Beatles song title, the other means "Nothing at all."
2...What kind of Chevy?
11..The Madame part's correct. Rhymes with the gold topped chopper.

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I humbly submit that I did get lyrics 18 titke before StopStart
Lyrics 11 must be Billy Joel then....
13 hall & Oates...
18 Johnny Mandel
20. george Michael (bet it's the other one....Andrew something...)
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Oops!! I had your name in the list but didn't transpose it.
Scores corrected.
I hope.
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Don't know how lyrics 29 passed me by.

It's Only Love, by that popular British group that split up
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Trivia 27 - Bryan Adams - 'Everything I do (I do it for you)'
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