Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Songbird Lyrics Game

Name the song that the lyrics belong to and/or an artist who performed it.
Let us know which ones you knew, even if it has already been answered

Blue=Unanswered Grey=incomplete Black=already answered

1)You know the day destroys the night, -Night divides the day

2)Can it be that it was all so simple then-Or has time rewritten every line

3) Oh but now old friends are acting strange-They shake their heads, they say I've changed

4) White man came across the sea-he brought us pain and misery

5) Well I was movin' down the road in my v-8 ford, I had a shine on my boots, I had my sideburns lowered.

6) Ain't found a way to kill me yet-Eyes burn with stinging sweat-Seems every path leads me to nowhere-Wife and kids, household pet-Army green was no safe bet

7) I think I can make it now, the pain is gone-All of the bad feelings have disappeared-Here is the rainbow I've been prayin' for-

8) I've grown so used to you some how-Well, I'm nobody's sugar daddy now

9) All the people stared as if we were both quite insane.-Some day my name and hers are going to be the same-

10)Time is the essence-Time is the season-Time ain't no reason-Got no time to slow

11)Oh, where you going to, my lady blue?-It's a shame you ruined your gown in the rain.-She just looked out the window, and said---"Sixteen Parkside Lane".

12) All across the nation- such a strange vibration-People in motion-There's a whole generation -with a new explanation

13) And then Georgie would make the fire lights, I seh,- logwood burnin' through the nights, yeah!

14) You wander down the lane and far away-Leaving me a song that will not die

15)Mama came to the door-With a teardrop in her eye-Johnny said, don't cry, mama-Smile and wave goodbye

16) When I come home feelin' tired and beat-I go up where the air is fresh and sweet

17)If the sky that we look upon-Should tumble and fall-And the mountains should crumble to the sea


Anonymous said...

I actually know one.....#12 is San Francisco but I don't remember who sang it. It was kind of a flower child song. I think it is in the sound track of Forrest Gump.

Jayne said...

#2- The Way We Were by Streisand
#7- Bright Sunshiny Day by Johnny Nash
#15- Shooting Star by Bad Company!!

I finally made it here before they were all solved! What fun Larry!

Patrice said...

#3 = Both Sides Now by Judy Collins. I heard her in concert once, the voice of an angel!

Larry said...

PA Birder-Correct on the song.I'll be over in a minute to read your eight facts.
Jayne-Way to go!
Patrice-Correct!-She does have a beautiful voice-although Judy Collins sang it, I believe Joni Mitchell wrote it.

Mary said...

I recognized a few:

#8 Hank Williams (God I'm old) - Lovesick Blues

#10 Blue Oyster Cult
Burning for You (I think)

#2 Barb Streisand
The Way We Were (definitely)

#17 Led Zepplin (sp?) THANK YOU? I'm not to sure about this one...

Larry said...

Mary-You were right on the first 3 -good going!-I thought the Blue Oyster Cult would be tough.-Don't worry-There's nothing wrong with knowing Hank Williams music.
17-Not Thank You though.

Larry said...

I see what you mean by 17-it is close to Zeppelin's Thank You which goes-If Mountains crumble to the sea-There would still be you-and me.

Patrick B. said...

1. Break on Through - The Doors
16. Up on the Roof - The Drifters???
17. Stand By Me - Ben E. King

#9 is driving Beth nuts.

Larry said...

Correct on all 3!

Anonymous said...

Hope this doesn't post twice...
#11 Harry Chapin "Taxi"

Mary said...

Patrick looks too young to know those songs... Hmmmmph.

KGMom said...

Coming in way late here. All the good ones are taken.
# 11--Taxi sung by Harry Chapin
# 14--Stardust sung by Nat King Cole.

RuthieJ said...

Hi Larry,
Sorry I got here late, and I can't identify any of the still unsolved lyrics. :-(

Lynne at Hasty Brook said...

2. The Way We Were/ Barbra Streisand
3. Both Sides Now/ Judy Collins
7. I Can See Clearly Now/ ??
9. Bus Stop/ the Hollies
11. Taxi/ Harry Chapin
12. San Fransisco/ Mamas and the Papas
14. Stardust/ Nat King Cole
16. Up On the Roof/??
17. Stand By Me/ Ben E. King

Larry said...

Vern-You've got it-Taxi by HC.
KgMom-You solved number 14-Stardust-good deal!
Ruthiej-that's o.k.-I've been posting this game on Wed.-for the most part.-Maybe I should change the day with all those song lyrics games coming on television.
Lynne-You are right on your guesses-also solved bus stop by The Hollies.-You were close on the singer of San Francisco-Maybe the M+P's did sing it but the most famous version was by scott Mckenzie-who did have a connection witn M+P's.

Here are some clues for the rest:
4 and 6 are songs from hard rock groups-just in case anyone in to that music stopped by.-I doubt anyone participating in these games would get these.-except maybe Patrick.

5-Is by a 3 Piece Texas Boogie Blues Band(some with beards)-This is one of their older 70's hits.

13-Is by the world's most famous Jamaican singer who passed away.

Jayne said...

AHA! #13-No Woman No Cry by Bob Marley!

NM High School Sports News said...

#4 is Iron Maiden Run to the Hills I don't know the other song.

Larry said...

abq-b-fly guy-Great!-I didn't think anyone would get that one.

Cathy said...

I least you understand, now, why I can't participate in these challenging posts. (#8 on my random memes) I do enjoy seeing what other 'with-it' bloggers are able to do, though :0)

Larry said...

I always figured-you just weren't in to that type of music.-

NM High School Sports News said...

Ok, I figured out #5...was on my mind all day! ZZ Top I'm Bad I'm Nationwide

Thanks for visiting my blog and for the encouraging words! I need all the help I can get! I have your blog on my favorites. Keep these lyrics coming..I really enjoyed it.

Oh, and keep some heavy metal mixed in their, could be my speciality.