Thursday, January 9, 2014

Answers to Song Opening Quiz

Here are the answers to the Song Openings Post of a few days ago...

1-5 right: Newbie
6-10:  There's Hope
11-15:  You Pay Attention!
16-20:  Very Smart!
21-24:  You're a Music Whiz!
25:  You're an Authority!

"We skipped a light fandango, turned cartwheels 'cross the floor."
"A Whiter Shade of Pale" by Procol Harum

"He was born in the summer of his 27th year..."
"Rocky Mountain High" by John Denver

"I am a lineman for the county, and I drive the main road."
"Wichita Lineman" by Glen Campbell

"Hello darkness, my old friend."
"The Sound of Silence" by Simon & Garfunkel

"Tin soldiers and Nixon coming."
"Ohio" by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

"I'm a friendly stranger in a black sedan, Won't you hop inside my car."
"Vehicle" by Ides of March

"You could buy me diamonds, You could buy me pearls."
"Fallin'" by Alicia Keys

"Here's my story, sad but true.  It's about a girl that I once knew."
"Runaround Sue" by Dion

"Remember when the days were long and rolled beneath a deep blue sky."
"The End of the Innocence" by Don Henley

"I saw her today at a reception, a glass of wine in her hand."
"You Can't Always Get What You Want" by the Rolling Stones

"Faded photographs, covered now with lines and creases..."
"Traces" by Classics IV"

"She said it's cold outside and she hands me my raincoat."
"3 A.M." by matchbox twenty

"It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day."
"Ode to Billie Joe" by Bobby Gentry

"On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair..."
"Hotel California" by the Eagles

"Mother, mother, there's too many of you crying."
"What's Going On" by Marvin Gaye

"Standing in line, marking time, Waiting for the welfare dime..."
"The Way It Is" by Bruce Hornsby & the Range

"Met my old lover in the grocery store."
"Same Old Lang Syne" by Dan Fogelberg

"Hearts of fire creates love desire."
"That's the Way of the World" by Earth, Wind & Fire

"I heard the men saying something.  The captains tell they pay you well."
"Point of Know Return" by Kansas

"Now when I was just a little boy standin' to my Daddy's knee..."
"Born on the Bayou" by Creedence Clearwater Revival

"Picking up the pieces of my sweet shattered dream..."
"Carefree Highway" by Gordon Lightfoot

"The eastern world it is exploding, violence flarin' bullets loadin'."
"Eve of Destruction" by Barry McGuire

"People try to put us d-down..."
"My Generation" by the Who

"The Mississippi Delta was shining like a National guitar."
"Graceland" by Paul Simon

"There are places I remember all my life, some forever not for better."
"In My Life" by the Beatles

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