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Subject: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!) - [DONE!]

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 06/27/08 at 2:16 pm

Hi everyone!  :D

In honor of Paul's birthday, I've put together this 'Summer of Love' lyrics quiz which features songs that were popular on both sides of the Atlantic during this brief, yet historical period in 1967.  I hope you all enjoy it...(and be sure to wish him a 'Happy Birthday' in the thread I created for him on the PPP board)!  8)

Limit: 3

(As always, NO CHEATING, please!!)


1. "Where the flowers grow so very high"
Paul (Let's Go To San Francisco - Flowerpot Men)

2. "If I should call you up, invest a dime"
Paul (Happy Together - The Turtles)

3. "And your friends, baby, they treat you like a guest"
Paul (Somebody To Love - Jefferson Airplane)

4. "McGuinn and McGuire couldn't get no higher"
ladybug (Creeque Alley - Mamas & The Papas)

5. "May others plan the future -- I'm busy lovin' you"
loki (Live For Today - The Grass Roots)

6. "We'd walk together hand-in-hand 'til it was almost dark"
Gaylon (Sunday Will Never Be The Same - Spanky & Our Gang)

7. "Little to win but nothing to lose"
loki (Incense & Peppermints - Strawberry Alarm Clock)

8. "Goin' down the old mine with a transistor radio"
bookmistress (Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison)

9. "Well my pad is very messy and there's whiskers on my chin"
loki (I'm A Man - Spencer Davis Group)

10. "Not a trace of doubt in my mind"
mooster (I'm A Believer - The Monkees)

11. "All across the nation, such a strange vibration"
mooster

12. "I touched your golden hair and tasted your perfume"
Gaylon (I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night - The Electric Prunes)

13. "I was feeling kinda sea sick"
ladybug (A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum)

14. "Smiling at everybody she sees"
mooster (Windy - The Association)

15. "The world is ours whenever we're together"
gibbo (Groovin' - The Young Rascals)

16. "We could float among the stars together, you and I"
gibbo (Up-Up And Away - The Fifth Dimension)

17. "You'd be like heaven to touch"
WD (Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli)

18. "No time to wallow in the mire"
ladybug (Light My Fire - The Doors)

19. "Put a frog down my back at the Carroll County picture show"
bookmistress (Ode To Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry)

20. "I want my life to be lived with you"
gibbo (To Love Somebody - Bee Gees)


Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: Paul on 06/27/08 at 2:46 pm

Ah! '67, when I first unleashed myself on an undeserving world!  :D

And I could quite honestly pick most of these off with no problem! That's what gettin' old does for ya!  ;)

#1. 'Let's Go To San Francisco' - Flowerpot Men
#2. 'Happy Together' - Turtles
#3. 'Somebody To Love' - Jefferson Airplane

...oh, I could go on and on!

And my eternal thanks to young Karen who dreamt this fine quiz up!  :)

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 06/27/08 at 2:53 pm


Ah! '67, when I first unleashed myself on an undeserving world!  :D


'Undeserving' world?  ???

Oh, come on!

You know we're all delighted that you decided to grace us with your presence!  ;) :-*

#1. 'Let's Go To San Francisco' - Flowerpot Men
#2. 'Happy Together' - Turtles
#3. 'Somebody To Love' - Jefferson Airplane


You certainly nailed those three!  :D

...oh, I could go on and on!

I'll bet you could!  ;)

And my eternal thanks to young Karen who dreamt this fine quiz up!  :)


It was my pleasure, Paul... :)

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: ladybug316 on 06/27/08 at 4:51 pm

Yay!  I love this quiz!  Thanks Karen and Happy Birthday, Paul.

I'll answer my faves:

#4 is Creeque Alley by the Mamas & The Papas
#13 is A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harem
#18 is Light My Fire by the Doors

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 06/27/08 at 5:04 pm


Yay!  I love this quiz!  Thanks Karen and Happy Birthday, Paul.

I'll answer my faves:

#4 is Creeque Alley by the Mamas & The Papas
#13 is A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harem
#18 is Light My Fire by the Doors


Thanks, Shannon...

...and you did an excellent job with those!  8)

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: whistledog on 06/27/08 at 7:38 pm

A few of these I can just picture, but blanks are coming in.  I do recognize ...

17 | Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: bookmistress4ever on 06/27/08 at 7:53 pm

Great Quiz Karen!

Happy Birthday Paul, what a great way to celebrate.

My guesses?

8. Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison?
19. Ode To Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry  (an awesome movie)

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: mandamoo on 06/27/08 at 7:55 pm

Hi Karen  :)  - happy birthday Paul ! ;)


#10  I'm A Believer - Monkees

#11  San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Some Flowers in Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie

#17  Can't Take My Eyes off You - Frankie Valli

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: bookmistress4ever on 06/27/08 at 8:04 pm

I *think* I figured out another one...

14. Georgy Girl – The Seekers


Hey Moo, Whistle already got #17  ;)  :)

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: gibbo on 06/27/08 at 10:31 pm

15. Groovin' (on a Sunday afternoon) - The Young Rascals
16. Up, Up and Away (in my beautiful balloon) - 5th Dimension

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: mandamoo on 06/27/08 at 11:10 pm



Hey Moo, Whistle already got #17  ;)  :)


Thanks  :P


Okay, I'll try another;

#14 Windy - The Association

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: loki 13 on 06/28/08 at 8:07 am

Hi Karen, I'n getting ready to run out the door but I couldn't leave without trying one. If there is
any left I'll try later.  ;D


#7....Incence And Peppermints.....Strawberry Alarm Clock?

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/28/08 at 8:40 am

#11. San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott MacKenzie
#19. Ode To Billy Joe by Bobbie Gentry

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: loki 13 on 06/28/08 at 3:07 pm

Hi Karen, I'm back so let's try...

#5....Let's Live For Today.....The Grassroots?

#9...I'm A Man....Spencer Davis Group?  (Keith Emerson covered this song in the Nighthawks Movie with Sly Stallone.)

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: Gaylon on 06/28/08 at 3:09 pm

5. Let's Live for Today - the Grassroots
6. Sunday Will Never Be the Same - Spanky and Our Gang
12. Too Much to Dream - the Electric Prunes

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!)

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 06/28/08 at 10:53 pm


A few of these I can just picture, but blanks are coming in.  I do recognize ...

17 | Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli



You got it, Jason!  :)


Great Quiz Karen!

Happy Birthday Paul, what a great way to celebrate.

My guesses?

8. Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison?
19. Ode To Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry  (an awesome movie)



I *think* I figured out another one...

14. Georgy Girl – The Seekers


Hi, Patty...and thanks!  :D

Your first two are correct, but I'm afraid the last one is not...

Mooster got the right answer, if you're interested in knowing what it is... :)


Hi Karen  :)  - happy birthday Paul ! ;)


#10  I'm A Believer - Monkees

#11  San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Some Flowers in Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie

#17  Can't Take My Eyes off You - Frankie Valli



Thanks  :P


Okay, I'll try another;

#14 Windy - The Association


Hi there, Amanda...glad you could partake!  8)

You got 3 for 3!  :)


15. Groovin' (on a Sunday afternoon) - The Young Rascals
16. Up, Up and Away (in my beautiful balloon) - 5th Dimension


Well done on those, gibbo!  ;)


Hi Karen, I'n getting ready to run out the door but I couldn't leave without trying one. If there is
any left I'll try later.  ;D


#7....Incence And Peppermints.....Strawberry Alarm Clock?



Hi Karen, I'm back so let's try...

#5....Let's Live For Today.....The Grassroots?

#9...I'm A Man....Spencer Davis Group?  (Keith Emerson covered this song in the Nighthawks Movie with Sly Stallone.)


You got a perfect score there, Kevin!  :)


#11. San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott MacKenzie
#19. Ode To Billy Joe by Bobbie Gentry


Those were correct, Phil, but I'm afraid you were beaten to the punch!  :-\\


5. Let's Live for Today - the Grassroots
6. Sunday Will Never Be the Same - Spanky and Our Gang
12. Too Much to Dream - the Electric Prunes


I can only give you 2 out of 3, Gaylon, as #5 was already answered by loki...

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!) - [1 LEFT!]

Written By: gibbo on 06/29/08 at 1:08 am

Just realised that I was singing and playing this song on guitar earlier today.....Doh!!!

20. To Love Somebody - The Bee Gees

Subject: Re: 'Summer of Love' Quiz (In Honor of Paul's Birthday!) - [1 LEFT!]

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 06/29/08 at 11:28 am


Just realised that I was singing and playing this song on guitar earlier today.....Doh!!!

20. To Love Somebody - The Bee Gees


Good spot, gibbo...

...and that completes this quiz!  :D

Many thanks to all who played... :)

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