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Subject: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........Here are the last few.All Done !

Written By: Gis on 07/12/05 at 9:08 am

Ok so it's been awhile, but I came up with this idea and have worked on it to the point that I ran out of steam by 47 !
All lyircs are from songs with a colour in their title apart from one which has a whole spectrum  ;)
4 answers each to begin with Thanks.
1.The night is like her lonely dream.
Blue Hotel - Chris Issak.Indy Gent.
2.There's an old piano.
Green Door - Shakin' Stevens.Maddog
3.Nothing you can touch.
Pretty in Pink - Psychedelic Furs.Maddog.
4.It's antiseptically clean.
Silver Machine - Hawkwind.Karen.
5.Vision dreams of passion.
White Lines - Grandmaster Flash.Maddog.
6.You're falling into fiction.
Black Eyed Boy - Texas.Karen.
7.Am I happy or in misery.
Purple Haze - Jimmy Hendrix.Whitewolf
8.I want my baby back.
Black is Black - Los Bravos.Tanya1976/Gaylon.
9.Just one thing makes me forget.
Red Red Wine - UB40.Jaytee.
10.My how you have grown.
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison.Gaylon.
11.Any song you want I'll gladly play you.
Green Tambourine - The Lemon Pipers.Gaylon.
12.Isn't that she, or am i just going crazy dear?
Elkie Brooks - Lilac Wine.
13.Baby I could never steel you from another.
Purple Rain - Prince.Tanya1976.
14.Where they teach you how to be thick.
White Riot - The Clash. Taoist
15.And the band begins to play.
Yellow Submarine - The Beatles.Taoist.
16.I have never had such a feeling.
Lady in Red - Chris De Burgh.Ceramics Fanatic.
17.Might last a day yeah.
Violet - Hole.Taoist.
18.And children listen.
White Christmas - Bing Crosby.Whitewolf.
19.I've sailed a thousand ships.
True Blue - MadonnaCrazymom.
20.It's been three long years.
Tie a yellow ribbon - Dawn(featuring Tony Orlando) Karen
21. I never wanted love to catch me.
Billy Ocean - Red Light Spells Danger.Jaytee/?
22.Just what you want to be.
Nights in White Satin - The Moody Blues. GRS
23.There's always somebody tempting you.
Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac.
24.You simply got no choice.
Song Sung Blue - Neil Diamond.Jaytee.
25.Yes, they'll all come to meet me.
Green, Green Grass of Home - Tom Jones.Jaytee.
26.High on the roof.
Orange Crush - REM.Crazymom.
27.Running down the avenue.
Mr Blue Sky - ELO.GRS
28.I haven't time to clean my hands.
Madness - Grey Day
29.The president is on the line.
99 Red Balloons - Nena.Taoist.
30.There is nothin' safe in this world.
White Wedding - Billy Idol.KtelQueen/
31. We will control.
Yellow Pearl - Phil Lynott.Paul.
32.I heard him say in a voice so gruff.
Purple People Eater - Sheb Wooley.Paul
33.She's just mad about me.
Mellow Yellow - Donovan.Jaytee
34.Say anything but don't say goodbye.
Don't it make my Brown Eyes Blue- Crystal Gayle.CatwomanofV
35.She's a walkin' talkin' work of art.
Venus in Blue Jeans - Jimmy Clanton.Paul
36.Wishing life wouldn't be so long.
Visage - Fade to Grey.
37.They could never be blue.
Old Red Eyes is Back - Beautiful South.Maddog
38.I remember one saturday night.
Brown Girl in the Ring - Boney M.Karen.
39.You know that's no lie.
Black Betty - Ram Jam.Gaylon.
40.And peace ever after.
White Cliffs of Dover - Vera Lynn.Karen.
41.I won't run out on you again.
Silver Lady - David Soul.Paul
42.Now I'm no longer alone.
Blue moon - Johnny Casino and the Gamblers.Crazymom.
43.House boy know's that he's doing alright.
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones.Tanya1976
44.I said I'd love to dance like you.
The Red Shoes - Kate Bush.Crazymom
45. On the open highways.
Blue Savannah Song - Erasure.Nally
46.The way he moved, it was a sin.
Black Velvet - Alannah Myles.Sugafairy.
47.She don't say much it's just her personal style.
Dan Reed Network - Rainbow Child.
 


Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: GoodRedShirt on 07/12/05 at 9:36 am


27. Running down the avenue.

- Mr Blue Sky by ELO.

It's been played about 10 times this week (no joke) I know the lyrics almost.  :o

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: maddog on 07/12/05 at 9:54 am

#2 Green Door - Frankie Vaughan or Shakin' Stevens
#3 Pretty In Pink - Psychedelic Furs
#5 White Lines (Don't Do It) - Grand Master Flash, Melle Mel & The Furious Five
#37 Ol' Red Eyes Is Back - Beautiful South

Excellent work Gis  :)!

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: Taoist on 07/12/05 at 10:02 am

Hi Gis

#2 is "Green door" by Shakin' Stevens
#3 is "Pretty in Pink" by The Psycedelic furs

#15 is "Yellow Submarine" by The Beatles
#17 is "Violet" by Hole
#29 is "99 Red Balloons" by Nena

Tao

<modified>
darn, beaten to a couple of them  >:(
I'll add another!

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: jaytee on 07/12/05 at 10:16 am

G'day Gis  :)

#9   Red Red Wine - UB40
#24  Song Sung Blue - Neil Diamond
#25  Green Green Grass Of Home - Tom Jones
#33  Mellow Yellow - Donovan

Good quiz!

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: Tanya1976 on 07/12/05 at 10:18 am

#8 Black is Black by the ? (I believe the group is called the question mark or it has a question mark in it)
#13 Purple Rain - Prince and the Revolution
#43 Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones (otherwise known as the story of me)

Tanya

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: ktelqueen on 07/12/05 at 10:53 am

great quiz,Gis  :)

30.White Wedding-Billy Idol

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: CatwomanofV on 07/12/05 at 10:57 am

#34 Don't it Make my Brown Eyes Blue-Crystal Gayle


(Ktelqueen beat me to the other one I knew.  :\'( )





Cat

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: Gaylon on 07/12/05 at 11:03 am

10. Brown-eyed Girl - Van Morrison
11. Green Tambourine - the Lemon Pipers

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: karen on 07/12/05 at 11:14 am

#20 Tie a Yellow Ribbon - Tony Orlando (possibly)

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: karen on 07/12/05 at 11:17 am

just remembered another

#4 Silver Dream Machine - Hawkwind

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 07/12/05 at 12:00 pm

Hi Gis!  Cool quiz!  8)

16. Lady In Red - Chris DeBurgh (Paul's 'favorite'...lol)

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: whitewolf on 07/12/05 at 12:04 pm

18.(I'm Dreaming of a) White Christmas-various artists my favorite though is done by Bing Crosby

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: nally on 07/12/05 at 1:49 pm

As usual, most of the ones I know have already been answered.

But I think I can salvage one:

#45: "Blue Savannah" by Erasure.

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: Paul on 07/12/05 at 1:56 pm

Hi Gis...good stuff - this must've taken you an age...

#31. 'Yellow Pearl' - Phil Lynott (better known in its instrumental form as the 'Top Of The Pops' theme for many years in the 80s...)

#32. 'Purple People Eater' - Sheb Wooley

#35. 'Venus In Blue Jeans' - Jimmy Clanton did the original, but a carbon-copy cover by Mark Wynter took the honours here...

#41. 'Silver Lady' - David Soul


16. Lady In Red - Chris DeBurgh (Paul's 'favorite'...lol)


I shall ignore that, madam...!!

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 07/12/05 at 1:59 pm


I shall ignore that, madam...!!


Ah, but see?  You didn't!!  ;D ;)

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: Paul on 07/12/05 at 2:17 pm


Ah, but see?  You didn't!!  ;D ;)


Grrr...I can't get the blasted thing out of my head now...!!

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 07/12/05 at 2:19 pm


Grrr...I can't get the blasted thing out of my head now...!!


There you go, blast it...turn up that volume!!  ;D

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: Gaylon on 07/12/05 at 2:39 pm

39. Black Betty - Ram Jam

and I think the artist on #8 is "Los Bravos"

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: Paul on 07/12/05 at 2:41 pm


There you go, blast it...turn up that volume!!  ;D


Nooooo...the neighbours may hear - I'd be arrested for harbouring an offensive record...

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 07/12/05 at 2:44 pm


Nooooo...the neighbours may hear - I'd be arrested for harbouring an offensive record...


More than likely your neighbors would enjoy it, too!  ;D

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: Gis on 07/13/05 at 3:12 am




16. Lady In Red - Chris DeBurgh (Paul's 'favorite'...lol)
  I couldn't not add it really, and once I read your post I did remember that Paul had a 'thing' about this song !! ;D

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: Gis on 07/13/05 at 3:13 am


Hi Gis...good stuff - this must've taken you an age...

#31. 'Yellow Pearl' - Phil Lynott (better known in its instrumental form as the 'Top Of The Pops' theme for many years in the 80s...)

#32. 'Purple People Eater' - Sheb Wooley

#35. 'Venus In Blue Jeans' - Jimmy Clanton did the original, but a carbon-copy cover by Mark Wynter took the honours here...

#41. 'Silver Lady' - David Soul

I shall ignore that, madam...!!
It did take me an age, I was walking round with a bit of paper for about 3 days adding songs as they popped into my head !

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: Gis on 07/13/05 at 3:34 am

All correct so far.  :)

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........

Written By: Indy Gent on 07/13/05 at 8:50 am

1. Blue Hotel-Chris Isaak

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With hints for the colours.......

Written By: Gis on 07/15/05 at 4:18 am

As this has ground to a halt I've added a few clues mostly in the colour mentioned in the song.........

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With hints for the colours.......

Written By: karen on 07/15/05 at 5:08 am

Is #6 black-eyed Boy - Texas?

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With hints for the colours.......

Written By: karen on 07/15/05 at 5:13 am

Is #40 There'll be Blue birds over the QWhite Cliffs of Dover - Vera Lynn

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With hints for the colours.......

Written By: Gis on 07/15/05 at 6:43 am

correct to both !

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With hints for the colours.......

Written By: karen on 07/15/05 at 8:04 am



26.High on the roof.
?Everybody hurts?


From the clue this isREM I think.  Is it called Orange Juice?

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With hints for the colours.......

Written By: GoodRedShirt on 07/15/05 at 8:44 am

Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin

Number 22.

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With hints for the colours.......

Written By: GoodRedShirt on 07/15/05 at 8:45 am


Is it called Orange Juice?
Close...

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With hints for the colours.......

Written By: whitewolf on 07/15/05 at 8:56 am

7. Purple Haze-Jimmy Hendrix

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With hints for the colours.......

Written By: Sugafairey on 07/16/05 at 8:34 pm

46: Black Velvet ~ Allanah Myles

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With hints for the colours.......

Written By: karen on 07/18/05 at 3:08 am



19.  "True Blue"   Madonna



Heard this on the radio as I left work Friday night but couldn't get here over the weekend  :(



26.  "Orange Crush"  REM



That's the one!!

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With hints for the colours.......

Written By: Taoist on 07/18/05 at 5:14 am

Aha, thanks to the clue...

#14 is "White riot" by The Clash

Tao

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With even more hints !!.......

Written By: jaytee on 07/19/05 at 7:16 am

Hiya Gis  :)

The artist for #21 is Billy Ocean but I don't know what song  :-\\

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........With even more hints !!.......

Written By: karen on 07/19/05 at 10:52 am

#38 Brown girl in the ring - Boney M

Subject: Re: A 'Colourful' lyric quiz........Here are the last few.All Done !

Written By: Gis on 07/25/05 at 7:00 am

Well here are the last few, it's weird how noone got the 'grey' songs.I'm amazed noone got Natalie Cole either..........

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