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Subject: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! [DONE! -- (Last answer given away!)]

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/09/08 at 2:45 pm

Hi folks!  :D

It's been too long since I last posted a quiz, so here's my latest effort.  All lyrics in this quiz are from songs which made the U.S. Top 40.  There is one song representing each chart position (which I will give you after the song has been identified).  Good luck and have fun!  :)

Limit: 5

(As always, NO CHEATING, please!!)


1. "Carved our initials deep in the bark"
Paul Living Next Door To Alice - Smokie (#25)

2. "Surrender into the night; silently take my hand"
ninny Where Do The Children Go - Hooters (w/Patty Smyth) (#38)

3. "I hope I didn't wake ya"
Henk I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song - Jim Croce (#9)

4. "Love runs deeper than any ocean"
nally Everybody Plays The Fool - Main Ingredient (#3)

5. "We always dreamed we'd live in a castle"
ninny Sweet Life - Paul Davis (#17)

6. "But she's not that kind of girl"
WD Queen Of The Broken Hearts - Loverboy (#34)

7. "He can play the honky tonk like anything"
nally Sultans Of Swing - Dire Straits (#4)

8. "Think I'll spend eternity in the city"
ninny She's Gone - Hall & Oates (#7)

9. "I've spent four lonely days in a brown L.A. haze"
gemini Come Monday - Jimmy Buffett (#30)

10. "I used to think that the day would never come"
nally True Faith - New Order (#32)

11. "Well, I really don't mind the rain"
Paul Rhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell (#1)

12. "Lovin' a music man ain't always what it's s'posed to be"
ladybug Faithfully - Journey (#12)

13. "See chameleon lying there in the sun"
nally Run Runaway - Slade (#20)

14. "Encircled you in trenches and barbed wire"
ladybug Fortress Around Your Heart - Sting (#8)

15. "And we drank ourselves some beers"
gemini Still Crazy After All These Years - Paul Simon (#40)

16. "Sometimes it hurts so badly I must cry out loud"
Gaylon Suite: Judy Blue Eyes - Crosby, Stills & Nash (#21)

17. "There is nothing we can't do"
Henk Knowing Me, Knowing You - ABBA (#14)

18. "With my pen and my electric typewriter"
mooster Everyday I Write The Book - Elvis Costello (#31)

19. "I was a key that could use a little turnin'"
nally Runaway Train - Soul Asylum (#5)

20. "Ain't gonna spend the rest of my life quietly fading away"
WD Games People Play - Alan Parsons Project (#16)

21. "Tenderly she talks on the phone"
ladybug A Girl In Trouble (Is A Temporary Thing) - Romeo Void (#35)

22. "Every minute I keep finding clues that you left behind"
Tam New Moon On Monday - Duran Duran (#10)

23. "Usually it's too late when you realize what you had"
Gaylon Hold On Loosely - .38 Special (#27)

24. "When you got a job to do you gotta do it well"
gemini Live And Let Die - Wings (#2)

25. "You see, she was gonna be an actress"
FB Taxi - Harry Chapin (#25)

26. "I know what it means to hide your heart
       From a long time ago"
It Keeps You Runnin' - Doobie Brothers (#37)

27. "With a billion stars all around"
Paul Peaceful Easy Feeling - Eagles (#22)

28. "It's obvious you hate me though I've done nothing wrong"
ladybug People Are People - Depeche Mode (#13)

29. "That's all it takes to completely break you"
WD One Lonely Night - REO Speedwagon (#19)

30. "Does anybody love anybody anyway?"
karen What Is Love? - Howard Jones (#33)

31. "If you are confused check with the sun"
ladybug Stand - R.E.M. (#6)

32. "People on their own are getting nowhere"
FB It's A Long Way There - Little River Band (#28)

33. "Who is he and tell me what he means to you"
WD Cuts Like A Knife - Bryan Adams (#15)

34. "Take my license n' all that jive"
gemini I Can't Drive 55 - Sammy Hagar (#26)

35. "It's a sweet, sweet dream"
ladybug Looking For Space - John Denver (#29)

36. "I took a page out of my rule book for you"
WD Perfect Way - Scritti Politti (#11)

37. "Talk is cheap on satellite"
Paul Calling America - ELO (#18)

38. "I got nothing to lose if I speak my mind"
ninny I Don't Care Anymore - Phil Collins (#39)

39. "I feel I've been had and I'm boiling mad"
Paul Invisible - Alison Moyet (#31)

40. "I grew up and moved away, had to earn my pay"
maddog Love Changes Everything - Climie Fisher (#23)


Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: nally on 04/09/08 at 2:47 pm

#4..."Everybody Plays The Fool" by Main Ingredient.

#7..."Sultans Of Swing" by Dire Straits.

#10..."True Faith" by New Order.

#13..."Run Runaway" by Slade.

#19..."Runaway Train" by Soul Asylum.

And that uses up my limit. Nicely done, Karen! This was great. 8)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/09/08 at 2:50 pm


#4..."Everybody Plays The Fool" by Main Ingredient.

#7..."Sultans Of Swing" by Dire Straits.

#10..."True Faith" by New Order.

#13..."Run Runaway" by Slade.

#19..."Runaway Train" by Soul Asylum.

And that uses up my limit. Nicely done, Karen! This was great. 8)


Thanks, Jeff!

You got a perfect score!  8)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: ladybug316 on 04/09/08 at 2:51 pm

Great Quiz, Karen.  I'll answer all the songs I really enjoy:

#12 is Faithfully by Journey
#14 is Fortress Around Your Heart by Sting
#21 is A Girl In Trouble by Romeo Void
#28 is People are People by Depeche Mode
#31 is Stand by REM

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: karen on 04/09/08 at 2:54 pm

#30 What Is Love? - Howard Jones

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: Paul on 04/09/08 at 2:57 pm

Aloha young Karen...fine stuff as ever!  :)

#1. 'Living Next Door To Alice' - Smokie
#11. 'Rhinestone Cowboy' - Glen Campbell (how'd I know that?  ;))
#27. 'Peaceful Easy Feeling' - Eagles
#37. 'Calling America' - ELO
#39. 'Invisible' - Alison Moyet

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/09/08 at 3:06 pm


Great Quiz, Karen.  I'll answer all the songs I really enjoy:

#12 is Faithfully by Journey
#14 is Fortress Around Your Heart by Sting
#21 is A Girl In Trouble by Romeo Void
#28 is People are People by Depeche Mode
#31 is Stand by REM


Thank you, Shannon!  :)

You also got these 100% correct!  :D

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/09/08 at 3:06 pm


#30 What Is Love? - Howard Jones


Well done, karen!  :)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/09/08 at 3:07 pm


Aloha young Karen...fine stuff as ever!  :)

#1. 'Living Next Door To Alice' - Smokie
#11. 'Rhinestone Cowboy' - Glen Campbell (how'd I know that?  ;))
#27. 'Peaceful Easy Feeling' - Eagles
#37. 'Calling America' - ELO
#39. 'Invisible' - Alison Moyet


Mahalo, Paul!  :)

And you also have a perfect score!  8)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: Henk on 04/09/08 at 3:13 pm


Thank you, Shannon!  :)

You also got these 100% correct!  :D



Well done, karen!  :)


...which leaves me with only one answer left. :(

#3: I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song - Jim Croce

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/09/08 at 3:23 pm


...which leaves me with only one answer left. :(


Are you sure you don't know #17 or #22?  ???

#3: I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song - Jim Croce


That's spot-on!  :)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: Henk on 04/09/08 at 3:27 pm


Are you sure you don't know #17 or #22?  ???


Oh wait...#17 is "Knowing Me, Knowing You" by Abba.

#22... :-\\ No, sorry.

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: ninny on 04/09/08 at 3:39 pm

#5 Sweet Life - Paul Davis
#8 She's Gone - Hall & Oates

2 of my all time favs :)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/09/08 at 3:46 pm


Oh wait...#17 is "Knowing Me, Knowing You" by Abba.


That's the one!  8)

#22... :-\\ No, sorry.


Really?  ???

It's by a band that I thought you were quite familiar with...

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/09/08 at 3:47 pm


#5 Sweet Life - Paul Davis
#8 She's Gone - Hall & Oates

2 of my all time favs :)


Nicely done, ninny...

...and yes, I like those two a lot as well!  8)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: Henk on 04/09/08 at 3:59 pm


Really?  ???

It's by a band that I thought you were quite familiar with...


For all I know you could be right...I just don't recognize it. :(

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/09/08 at 4:02 pm


For all I know you could be right...I just don't recognize it. :(


I guess I must've picked the wrong line to put in the quiz...

Oh well...if it goes unanswered for a while, I'll add more lyrics for you!  :)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: gemini on 04/09/08 at 5:17 pm

Ok, still a few here for me!

9. Come Monday--Jimmy Buffet
15. Still Crazy After All These Years--Paul Simon
24. Live and Let Die--Paul and Wings  :)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: gemini on 04/09/08 at 5:18 pm

34. I Can't Drive 55--Sammy Hagar

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: FussBudgetVanPelt on 04/09/08 at 5:20 pm

Hi there :)

# 15  Still Crazy After All These Years - Paul Simon

# 24  Live And Let Die - Wings

# 25  Taxi - Harry Chapin

# 32  It's A Long Way There - Little River Band (you had a suspicion I might get that one hey ?)  ;)

:P

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/09/08 at 5:23 pm


Ok, still a few here for me!

9. Come Monday--Jimmy Buffet
15. Still Crazy After All These Years--Paul Simon
24. Live and Let Die--Paul and Wings  :)



34. I Can't Drive 55--Sammy Hagar


You got 4 for 4, Rhonda!  8)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/09/08 at 5:26 pm


Hi there :)

# 15  Still Crazy After All These Years - Paul Simon

# 24  Live And Let Die - Wings

# 25  Taxi - Harry Chapin

# 32  It's A Long Way There - Little River Band (you had a suspicion I might get that one hey ?)  ;)

:P




Hiya, Luke!  :)

As I know you're aware, I can only give you credit for #25 and #32 since Rhonda beat you to the others...

...but thanks for playing!  8)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: Gaylon on 04/09/08 at 6:06 pm

16. Suite: Judy Blue Eyes - CS & N
23. Hold On Loosely - .38 Special

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: whistledog on 04/09/08 at 7:26 pm

Cool quiz! :) I got here just in time to recognize 4 of them ...

20 | Games People Play - Alan Parsons Project
29 | One Lonely Night - REO Speedwagon
33 | Cuts Like A Knife - Bryan Adams
36 | Perfect Way - Scritti Politti

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: Tam on 04/09/08 at 10:36 pm


Are you sure you don't know #17 or #22?  ???

That's spot-on!  :)



For all I know you could be right...I just don't recognize it. :(


I'll answer it for you Henk! ;)

22. New Moon on Monday - Duran Duran

8)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/10/08 at 11:46 am


16. Suite: Judy Blue Eyes - CS & N
23. Hold On Loosely - .38 Special


Got 'em both, Gaylon!  :)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/10/08 at 11:48 am


Cool quiz! :) I got here just in time to recognize 4 of them ...

20 | Games People Play - Alan Parsons Project
29 | One Lonely Night - REO Speedwagon
33 | Cuts Like A Knife - Bryan Adams
36 | Perfect Way - Scritti Politti


Thanks, Jason!  ;)

I must say you did an excellent job with these considering you arrived a bit late...

...all are correct!  8)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/10/08 at 11:48 am


I'll answer it for you Henk! ;)

22. New Moon on Monday - Duran Duran

8)


Good spot, Tam!  ;) 8)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: ninny on 04/10/08 at 12:02 pm

#2 Where Do The Children Go - Hooters
#38 I don't Care anymore - Phil Collins

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/10/08 at 12:10 pm


#2 Where Do The Children Go - Hooters
#38 I don't Care anymore - Phil Collins


Two more correct answers, ninny!  :)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (5 LEFT!)

Written By: mandamoo on 04/11/08 at 5:28 am

Hi Karen  :)


#18  Everyday I Write the Book - Elvis Costello

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (5 LEFT!)

Written By: maddog on 04/11/08 at 10:53 am

Hi there Karen

#40 is "Love Changes Everything" - Climie Fisher

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (5 LEFT!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/11/08 at 2:13 pm


Hi Karen  :)


#18  Everyday I Write the Book - Elvis Costello


Hi, Amanda!  :)

That's the one, girl!  8)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (5 LEFT!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/11/08 at 2:13 pm


Hi there Karen

#40 is "Love Changes Everything" - Climie Fisher


Hey there, Graham!  Long time, no see!  :D

That answer is spot-on!  ;)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (3 LEFT -- LIMIT REMOVRD!!!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/13/08 at 11:49 am

**LIMIT REMOVED**

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (3 LEFT -- LIMIT REMOVRD!!!)

Written By: nally on 04/13/08 at 1:49 pm


**LIMIT REMOVED**

Intresting, because it says "REMOVRD" in the subject line ;) ;D

Lemme see if I can figure out some more then!

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (3 LEFT -- LIMIT REMOVeD!!!)

Written By: nally on 04/13/08 at 1:51 pm


Intresting, because it says "REMOVRD" in the subject line ;) ;D

Lemme see if I can figure out some more then!


Nope, I's a-stumped. :-\\

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (3 LEFT -- LIMIT REMOVRD!!!)

Written By: ladybug316 on 04/13/08 at 3:54 pm

I think #35 is "Looking For Space" by the wonderful John Denver.

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (3 LEFT -- LIMIT REMOVRD!!!)

Written By: whistledog on 04/13/08 at 5:00 pm

#6 has been on my mind.  I finally realized why ...

'Queen of the Broken Hearts' by Loverboy

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (3 LEFT -- LIMIT REMOVRD!!!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/14/08 at 11:28 am


I think #35 is "Looking For Space" by the wonderful John Denver.


I was beginning to think nobody else would know that song!

Well done, Shannon!  8)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (3 LEFT -- LIMIT REMOVED!!!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/14/08 at 11:29 am


#6 has been on my mind.  I finally realized why ...

'Queen of the Broken Hearts' by Loverboy


Yes...I had a feeling you might know that one, Jason!  :)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (3 LEFT -- LIMIT REMOVRD!!!)

Written By: ladybug316 on 04/14/08 at 11:40 am


I was beginning to think nobody else would know that song!

Well done, Shannon!  8)
I love that song.  I was just waiting for you to lift the limit  ;)

Subject: Re: U.S. Top 40 'Rundown'...A Lyrics Quiz! (3 LEFT -- LIMIT REMOVRD!!!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/14/08 at 1:51 pm


I love that song.  I was just waiting for you to lift the limit  ;)


I love that song, too!  :D

Karma to you for having such great taste in music!  ;) 8)

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