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Subject: 'First Lines' Quiz (DONE! :D )

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/16/07 at 2:37 pm

Hi, guys!  :D

I haven't done one of these in a little while, so here goes!  You know the drill!

(NOTE: Most of these were huge hits, so I'm expecting this quiz to go quickly!)

Limit: 4

(As always, NO CHEATING, please!!)


1. "If there's one thing in my life that's missing..."
FB (Cool Change - Little River Band)

2. "On a dark desert highway..."
PE (Hotel California - The Eagles)

3. "My friends wonder why I call you all the time..."
bookmistress (Kiss On My List - Hall & Oates)

4. "All my bags are packed, I'm ready to go..."
PE (Leaving On A Jet Plane - John Denver OR Peter, Paul & Mary)

5. "Looking back on when I was a little nappy-headed boy..."
GypsyRoad (I Wish - Stevie Wonder)

6. "Making a living the old hard way..."
Electrophile (Draggin' The Line - Tommy James)

7. "You're just too good to be true..."
bookmistress (Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli)

8. "Well, it's eight o'clock in Boise, Idaho..."
gemini (What's Your Name - Lynyrd Skynyrd)

9. "Now if there's a smile on my face..."
GypsyRoad (Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles)

10. "Don't let me hear you say life's taking you nowhere..."
gemini (Golden Years - David Bowie)

11. "You should have seen by the look in my eyes, baby..."
Henk (Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon)

12. "I made it through the wilderness..."
Electrophile (Like A Virgin - Madonna)

13. "I don't know where I'm going, but I sure know where I've been..."
Henk (Here I Go Again - Whitesnake)

14. "We skipped the light Fandango..."
bookmistress (A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum)

15. "Love is but a song we sing..."
Electrophile (Get Together - The Youngbloods)

16. "Funny how I find myself in love with you..."
FB (It's My Life - Talk Talk)

17. "What's the matter with the clothes I'm wearing..."
bookmistress (It's Still Rock And Roll To Me - Billy Joel)

18. "Does she walk, does she talk, does she come complete..."
Henk (Centerfold - J. Geils Band)

19. "I used to be a rolling stone, you know..."
gemini (Philadelphia Freedom - Elton John)

20. "Woman, take me in your arms..."
Henk (Rock Your Baby - George McCrae)

21. "You got me looking at the heaven in your eyes..."
mooster (Shadow Dancing - Andy Gibb)

22. "Every generation blames the one before..."
Paul (The Living Years - Mike + The Mechanics)

23. "I hear the drums echoing tonight..."
Paul (Africa - Toto)

24. "Doesn't take much to make me happy..."
Paul (Best Of My Love - The Emotions)

25. "Who's peekin' out from under a stairway..."
Paul (Windy - The Association)


Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: Paul on 02/16/07 at 2:43 pm

Aloha, young Karen...

Expecting it to go quickly, eh? I'd better get in quick, then... ;)

Bottom four, if that's okay...

#22. 'The Living Years' - Mike & The Mechanics
#23. 'Africa' - Toto
#24. 'Best Of My Love' - Emotions
#25. 'Windy' - Association

...great stuff as always!  :)

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/16/07 at 2:47 pm

#2 Hotel California ~ The Eagles

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/16/07 at 2:47 pm


Aloha, young Karen...


Aloha, Paul!  :)

Bottom four, if that's okay...

#22. 'The Living Years' - Mike & The Mechanics
#23. 'Africa' - Toto
#24. 'Best Of My Love' - Emotions
#25. 'Windy' - Association

...great stuff as always!  :)


Thanks...

...and those are all spot-on (which I'm sure you already knew)!  :D

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/16/07 at 2:49 pm


#2 Hotel California ~ The Eagles


Right you are, Phil!  8)

(I knew I only needed to put a couple of words for that song!  ;))

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/16/07 at 2:50 pm


Right you are, Phil!  8)

(I knew I only needed to put a couple of words for that song!  ;))
Thanks.

#4 Leaving on a Jet Plane ~ John Denver

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: Henk on 02/16/07 at 2:50 pm

Hiya Karen! :)

#11: Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon
#13: Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
#18: Centerfold - J. Geilsband
#20: Rock Your Baby - George McCrae

Hope I'm fast enough...

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: bookmistress4ever on 02/16/07 at 3:01 pm

3. Kiss is on my list - Hall and Oates
7. Can't take my eyes off of you? - Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
14. Whiter shade of pale - Procul Harem
17. Still rock 'n' roll to me - Billy Joel

Really great quiz CF!!! 

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/16/07 at 3:06 pm


Thanks.

#4 Leaving on a Jet Plane ~ John Denver


Correct again!

(BTW, I had Peter, Paul & Mary in mind here...but as John Denver wrote the song, I will accept him!  :))

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/16/07 at 3:07 pm


Hiya Karen! :)


Hi there, Henk!  :)

#11: Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon
#13: Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
#18: Centerfold - J. Geilsband
#20: Rock Your Baby - George McCrae

Hope I'm fast enough...


Well done with those!!  ;)

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/16/07 at 3:07 pm


Correct again!

(BTW, I had Peter, Paul & Mary in mind here...but as John Denver wrote the song, I will accept him!  :))
Thanks again

I did see John Denver sing it live back in the late 70s.

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/16/07 at 3:08 pm


3. Kiss is on my list - Hall and Oates
7. Can't take my eyes off of you? - Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
14. Whiter shade of pale - Procul Harem
17. Still rock 'n' roll to me - Billy Joel

Really great quiz CF!!! 


Thanks, Patti!  :)

Those are all correct!

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: Sister Morphine on 02/16/07 at 4:25 pm

6 | Draggin' The Line - Tommy James & The Shondells
12 | Like A Virgin - Madonna
15 | Get Together - The Youngbloods (what a great hippie anthem)

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/16/07 at 4:30 pm


6 | Draggin' The Line - Tommy James & The Shondells
12 | Like A Virgin - Madonna
15 | Get Together - The Youngbloods (what a great hippie anthem)



You got 3 for 3!

Oh, and I agree with your comment on #15!  8)

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: Paul on 02/16/07 at 4:45 pm


Oh, and I agree with your comment on #15!  8)


Certainly nothing 'hippie' about the British hit version...

...by the Dave Clark Five, of all people!  :D

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/16/07 at 4:48 pm


Certainly nothing 'hippie' about the British hit version...

...by the Dave Clark Five, of all people!  :D


You mean The Youngbloods didn't do it originally?  ???

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: Paul on 02/16/07 at 4:53 pm


You mean The Youngbloods didn't do it originally?  ???


They did, but their version 'bombed' over here because of the Dave Clark Five's desecration!  :D

Strange lot, us British!  ;)

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/16/07 at 4:55 pm


They did, but their version 'bombed' over here because of the Dave Clark Five's desecration!  :D


Oh, I see!

Strange lot, us British!  ;)


Well, there's nothing wrong with your taste in music!  ;)

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: gemini on 02/16/07 at 4:55 pm

Glad to see I made it to one before it was over!

8. What's Your Name--Lynyrd Skynyrd
19. Philadelphia Freedom--Elton John

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: gemini on 02/16/07 at 5:00 pm

Aha! Singing the songs in your head does help  ;D  Here's another

10. Golden Years--David Bowie

I know the song for 1. but I can't think of the artist  :( 

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: FussBudgetVanPelt on 02/16/07 at 5:04 pm

Hey !

Got here quickly for a change !

Speaking of change... :)

# 1  Cool Change - Little River Band

# 16  It's My Life - Talk Talk

# 19  Philadelphia Freedom - Elton John

:D

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/16/07 at 5:13 pm


Glad to see I made it to one before it was over!

8. What's Your Name--Lynyrd Skynyrd
19. Philadelphia Freedom--Elton John



Aha! Singing the songs in your head does help  ;D  Here's another

10. Golden Years--David Bowie


Hi Rhonda!  It's great to see you here!  8)

Those three are correct!

I know the song for 1. but I can't think of the artist  :( 


Well, it looks like Fuss got anyway!  :-\\ :)

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/16/07 at 5:14 pm


Hey !

Got here quickly for a change !

Speaking of change... :)

# 1  Cool Change - Little River Band

# 16  It's My Life - Talk Talk

# 19  Philadelphia Freedom - Elton John

:D


Hiya, Luke!  :D

Those are all correct, but I'm afraid that Rhonda (gemini) just beat you to #19...

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: gemini on 02/16/07 at 5:15 pm


Hey !

Got here quickly for a change !

Speaking of change... :)

# 1  Cool Change - Little River Band

# 16  It's My Life - Talk Talk

# 19  Philadelphia Freedom - Elton John

:D

Ohhh, how could I not know Little River Band  :( 

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: mandamoo on 02/16/07 at 7:31 pm

Hi Karen  :)


#21  Shadow Dancing - Andy Gibb

Any later and I would've missed out, I reckon  :o

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: star80 on 02/16/07 at 8:01 pm

#5 I Wish - Stevie Wonder

#9 Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/17/07 at 3:42 pm


Hi Karen  :)


#21  Shadow Dancing - Andy Gibb

Any later and I would've missed out, I reckon  :o


Hi Amanda!

Glad you were able to get one, at least!  :)

Subject: Re: 'First Lines' Quiz

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/17/07 at 3:42 pm


#5 I Wish - Stevie Wonder

#9 Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson


Well done, GypsyRoad!  8)

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