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Subject: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(DONE!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/05/06 at 2:36 pm

Hi folks!  :D

This quiz is based on songs that were #1 Adult Contemporary (or 'Easy Listening') Hits in the U.S.  You all know the drill.  :)

(As always, NO CHEATING, please!!)

Limit: 4


1. "After you go, I can catch up on my reading"
bm4ever (Bluer Than Blue - Michael Johnson)

2. "Used to be my life was just emotions passing by"
Paul (Baby I'm-A Want You - Bread)

3. "We can find it once again, I know"
bm4ever (Key Largo - Bertie Higgins)

4. "You made a life out of hurting me"
Paul (Heartbreaker - Dionne Warwick)

5. "Higher than any bird ever flew"
Paul (Longer - Dan Fogelberg)

6. "You're gonna miss my lovin'"
Paul (You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine - Lou Rawls)

7. "They were shining there for you and me"
Henk (Fernando - ABBA)

8. "Miles and miles of empty space in between us"
karen (When I Need You - Leo Sayer)

9. "Some people say that there's a woman to blame"
SM (Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett)

10. "Love, look at the two of us"
HS (For All We Know - The Carpenters)

11. "And love will steer the stars"
SM (Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In - 5th Dimension)

12. "Sometimes it gets so hard to hide it well"
SM (Live To Tell - Madonna)

13. "I've been from shore to shore to shore"
Abix (Love Is The Answer - England Dan & John Ford Coley)

14. "You've been as constant as the Northern Star"
Gaylon (Right Down The Line - Gerry Rafferty)

15. "In my dreams I've kissed your lips a thousand times"
Henk (Hello - Lionel Richie)

16. "I've been saving love songs and lullabies"
bm4ever (It Might Be You - Stephen Bishop)

17. "No-one needs you more than I need you"
SM (You're The Inspiration - Chicago)

18. "Fevers high with the lights down low"
nally (Make Me Lose Control - Eric Carmen)

19. "All I made was one mistake"
bm4ever (Second Chance - .38 Special)

20. "We can't let go 'cause what we feel is oh, so real"
Mama K (Secret Lovers - Atlantic Starr)

21. "Hear the echoes and feel yourself starting to turn"
Abix (Time Passages - Al Stewart)

22. "I wonder how the old folks are tonight"
Gaylon (Carefree Highway - Gordon Lightfoot)

23. "Let me hold you close and say these words as gently as I can"
maddog (Torn Between Two Lovers - Mary MacGregor)

24. "Too much wine and too much song"
PE (Seasons In The Sun - Terry Jacks)

25. "With a subway token and a dollar tucked inside my shoe"
Gaylon (Rhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell)

26. "I cried and cried all day"
Paul

27. "It takes some time, God knows how long"
whistledog (I'll Be Over You - Toto)

28. "You wouldn't get this from any other guy"
Henk (Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley)

29. "I can't find enough ways to let you know"
Paul (Always - Atlantic Starr)

30. "Every once in a while I'd see her smile"
nally (Think Of Laura - Christopher Cross)


Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: Paul on 12/05/06 at 3:10 pm

Aloha, young Karen...wonderful stuff as ever...

#2. 'Baby I'm-A Want You' - Bread

#4. 'Heartbreaker' - Dionne Warwick (also her biggest-ever British hit)

#5. 'Longer' - Dan Fogelberg

#6. 'You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine' - Lou Rawls (who we sadly lost earlier this year... :()

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/05/06 at 3:19 pm


Aloha, young Karen...wonderful stuff as ever...

#2. 'Baby I'm-A Want You' - Bread

#4. 'Heartbreaker' - Dionne Warwick (also her biggest-ever British hit)

#5. 'Longer' - Dan Fogelberg

#6. 'You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine' - Lou Rawls (who we sadly lost earlier this year... :()


Hi, Paul!

You got a perfect score with those!  8)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: Sister Morphine on 12/05/06 at 3:29 pm

9 | Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett
11 | Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In - The 5th Dimension
12 | Live To Tell - Madonna
17 | You're The Inspiration - Chicago

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/05/06 at 3:31 pm


#4. 'Heartbreaker' - Dionne Warwick (also her biggest-ever British hit)


That is my favorite song by her... :)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/05/06 at 3:34 pm


9 | Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett
11 | Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In - The 5th Dimension
12 | Live To Tell - Madonna
17 | You're The Inspiration - Chicago



4 for 4!

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: Sister Morphine on 12/05/06 at 3:35 pm


4 for 4!



Great quiz, Karen!  :)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/05/06 at 3:43 pm



Great quiz, Karen!  :)


Thank you!  :)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: FaultyDog on 12/05/06 at 4:11 pm

Glad I got the news in time...

#7: Fernando - Abba

#15: Hello - Lionel Richie

#28: Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley

I can't place the others, although some of them sound familiar... :-\\

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/05/06 at 4:15 pm


Glad I got the news in time...

#7: Fernando - Abba

#15: Hello - Lionel Richie

#28: Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley


Those are 100% correct, Henk!  :)

I can't place the others, although some of them sound familiar... :-\\


Surely you can come up with one more... ;)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: karen on 12/06/06 at 5:21 am

#8 When I Need You - Leo Sayer

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/06/06 at 10:22 am


#8 When I Need You - Leo Sayer


Correct, karen!  :)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: nally on 12/06/06 at 1:14 pm

Sorry I'm late Karen!

I think I can salvage maybe one or two.

#18: "Make Me Lose Control" by Eric Carmen. I couldn't miss that one. :)

#30: "Think Of Laura" by Christopher Cross.

Can't figure out any others at the moment. :-\\

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/06/06 at 1:15 pm

#24 Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/06/06 at 1:35 pm


Sorry I'm late Karen!


Hey, better late than never!  ;)

I think I can salvage maybe one or two.

#18: "Make Me Lose Control" by Eric Carmen. I couldn't miss that one. :)

#30: "Think Of Laura" by Christopher Cross.

Can't figure out any others at the moment. :-\\


Those are both correct, Jeff!  :)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/06/06 at 1:36 pm


#24 Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks


Right on, Phil!  8)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 12/06/06 at 2:22 pm

10. "Love, look at the two of us" - For All We Know - The Carpenters

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/06/06 at 2:45 pm


10. "Love, look at the two of us" - For All We Know - The Carpenters


Well done, Krissy!  ;)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: bookmistress4ever on 12/06/06 at 2:48 pm

3. Key Largo by Bertie Higgins???  I think.

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: bookmistress4ever on 12/06/06 at 2:55 pm

16. Stephen Bishop - It Might Be You

19. 38 Special - Second Chance

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/06/06 at 3:01 pm


3. Key Largo by Bertie Higgins???  I think.



16. Stephen Bishop - It Might Be You

19. 38 Special - Second Chance


Those three are absolutely right, bookmistress4ever!  :)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: bookmistress4ever on 12/06/06 at 3:17 pm

1. Michael Johnson - Bluer than blue

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/06/06 at 3:26 pm


1. Michael Johnson - Bluer than blue


Good spot!  8)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 12/06/06 at 5:08 pm

20.  "Secret Lovers" Atlantic Starr?  I love the commercial about "putting your best friend's girlfriend in 'Your 5'", then this song is the ringtone ;D

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/07/06 at 10:18 am


20.  "Secret Lovers" Atlantic Starr?  I love the commercial about "putting your best friend's girlfriend in 'Your 5'", then this song is the ringtone ;D


Hi, Kim!  :)

I don't think I've seen that commercial... ;D

(Your answer is correct, btw...)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: maddog on 12/07/06 at 5:39 pm

Hey Karen

I believe #23 is "Torn Between Two Lovers" by Mary MacGregor.

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: Gaylon on 12/07/06 at 7:21 pm

14. Right Down the Line - Gerry Rafferty
22. Carefree Highway - Gordon Lightfoot
25. Rhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 12/08/06 at 9:47 am


Hi, Kim!  :)

I don't think I've seen that commercial... ;D

(Your answer is correct, btw...)
It's hilarious. ;D  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcVd5E4NSe8

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/08/06 at 10:19 am


Hey Karen


Hiya, Graham...

Glad you made it here!  :D

I believe #23 is "Torn Between Two Lovers" by Mary MacGregor.


That's correct...and I've noticed you always seem to that one in my quizzes!  :)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/08/06 at 10:20 am


14. Right Down the Line - Gerry Rafferty
22. Carefree Highway - Gordon Lightfoot
25. Rhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell


3 for 3, Gaylon!  8)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(5 LEFT -- Limit Removed!!)

Written By: Paul on 12/10/06 at 12:42 pm

Hi again, young Karen...

#26. 'Alone Again (Naturally)' - Gilbert O'Sullivan

And you must have been saving this one 'specially for me!  :P ;)

#29. 'Always' - Atlantic Starr

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(5 LEFT -- Limit Removed!!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/10/06 at 12:46 pm


Hi again, young Karen...


Hi there, Paul!  :)

#26. 'Alone Again (Naturally)' - Gilbert O'Sullivan

Correct...

And you must have been saving this one 'specially for me!  :P ;)

#29. 'Always' - Atlantic Starr


Also correct...

And I have to say that for not liking the song very much, you sure seem to know the lyrics!  ;)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(5 LEFT -- Limit Removed!!)

Written By: Abix on 12/10/06 at 12:47 pm

How in the heck did I miss this quiz???  I love this genre!

13. Love Is The Answer- England Dan & John Ford Coley ( it's on my sappy love song playlist.. and I'm listening to it right now!!)
21. Time Passages- Al Stewart (this is on my 70's playlist)
26. Alone Again, Naturally- Gilbert O' Sullivan (also on my 70's playlist)
29. Always- Atlantic Starr (this is on my sappy love song playlist, the playlist of all sappy playlists!! I have 10 hours worth of sappy love songs!!)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(5 LEFT -- Limit Removed!!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/10/06 at 1:00 pm


How in the heck did I miss this quiz???  I love this genre!

13. Love Is The Answer- England Dan & John Ford Coley ( it's on my sappy love song playlist.. and I'm listening to it right now!!)
21. Time Passages- Al Stewart (this is on my 70's playlist)
26. Alone Again, Naturally- Gilbert O' Sullivan (also on my 70's playlist)
29. Always- Atlantic Starr (this is on my sappy love song playlist, the playlist of all sappy playlists!! I have 10 hours worth of sappy love songs!!)


Hi there, Abix!  :)

Those are correct, but I'm afraid I can only give you credit for #13 and #21...(Paul just beat you to the others!)...

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(5 LEFT -- Limit Removed!!)

Written By: Paul on 12/10/06 at 1:02 pm


And I have to say that for not liking the song very much, you sure seem to know the lyrics!  ;)


Indelibly burned upon my memory...I can't honestly think why!  :o

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(5 LEFT -- Limit Removed!!)

Written By: Paul on 12/10/06 at 1:03 pm


13. Love Is The Answer- England Dan & John Ford Coley ( it's on my sappy love song playlist.. and I'm listening to it right now!!)


Tsk! How did I miss that?  :o

Good call, Abix...

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(5 LEFT -- Limit Removed!!)

Written By: Abix on 12/10/06 at 1:28 pm


Tsk! How did I miss that?  :o

Good call, Abix...


I need to get me an England Dan / John Ford Coley's greatest hits..  that and Ambrosia's greatest Hits.. !

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(1 LEFT -- Limit Removed!!)

Written By: whistledog on 12/10/06 at 4:57 pm

Dang, how did I not see this quiz. 

#27 is "I'll Be Over You" by Toto

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(5 LEFT -- Limit Removed!!)

Written By: bookmistress4ever on 12/10/06 at 7:41 pm


I need to get me an England Dan / John Ford Coley's greatest hits..  that and Ambrosia's greatest Hits.. !


I have Ambrosia's greatest hits on CD, but I never listen to it.  Do you want it?

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(5 LEFT -- Limit Removed!!)

Written By: Abix on 12/10/06 at 7:47 pm


I have Ambrosia's greatest hits on CD, but I never listen to it.  Do you want it?


are you serious?? heck yeah.. name your price..

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(5 LEFT -- Limit Removed!!)

Written By: bookmistress4ever on 12/11/06 at 12:37 am


are you serious?? heck yeah.. name your price..


free, as I said, I don't listen to it.

Just pm me an address and I'll send it out after payday

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(1 LEFT -- Limit Removed!!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/11/06 at 10:47 am


Dang, how did I not see this quiz.


I was wondering why you hadn't participated 'til now... 

#27 is "I'll Be Over You" by Toto


That's correct, Jason!  :)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(DONE!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 12/11/06 at 10:51 am

This genre of this quiz seems to be quite popular among board members here, so I may just have to do a Part 2...

...stay tuned!  8)

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(DONE!)

Written By: bookmistress4ever on 12/11/06 at 12:59 pm


This genre of this quiz seems to be quite popular among board members here, so I may just have to do a Part 2...

...stay tuned!  8)


Yes, please do.  I love this type of music, and was banging my head against my desk trying to remember what song the words came from.  Who said head banging is only for metal music enthusiasts?  lol

Subject: Re: Number One 'Adult Contemporary Hits' Quiz...(DONE!)

Written By: Abix on 12/11/06 at 1:20 pm


This genre of this quiz seems to be quite popular among board members here, so I may just have to do a Part 2...

...stay tuned!  8)


most definitely.. I LOVE sappy love songs the best!! maybe focus on that area?  LOL These quizzes are great.

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