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Subject: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs COMPLETED!

Written By: warped on 06/12/13 at 3:02 pm

Here's a list of people or characters in songs. Songs are from the 60s, 70s and the 80s. Name the song and the artist. 1/2 point for artist, 1/2 for song name

Limit removed.


1.  Lincoln Duncan is my name  Duncan - Paul Simon
2.  Alvin Tostig  Levon - Elton John
3.  Billie Joe McAllister  Ode to Billie Joe - Diana Ross & The Supremes
4.  Brenda and Eddie Scenes From An Italian Restaurant - Billy Joel
5.  Virgil Caine  The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - The Band
6.  Desmond & Molly Jones  OB-LA-DI, OB-LA-DA - The Beatles
7.  So look into my face Marie-Claire  Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)- Peter Sarstedt
8.  His name was Rico  Copacabana - Berry Manilow
9.  Willie and the poor boys  Down On the Corner - CCR
10.  Just like Marie Antoinette Killer Queen - Queen
11.  Lenin read a book on Marx American Pie - Don McLean
12.  Marvin sang of the joy and pain Nightshift - Commodores
13.  Michelle and Cass are sailin'.  I Dig Rock-n-Roll Music - Peter, Paul & Mary
14.  Buddy Holly, Ben-Hur, Space Monkey,  We Didn't Start The Fire - Billy Joel
15.  Loves Jesus an America too  Free falling - Tom Petty
16.  Tim soldiers and Nixon coming  OHIO - CSNY
17.  Where have you gone, Joe Dimaggio  Mrs Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel
18.  She wouldn't have a Willy or a Sam  I'm Henry the 8th, I Am. - Swayze or Herman's Hermits
19.  Cherokee people, Cherokee tribe  Indian Reservation - Paul Revere And The Raiders
20.  I don't believe in Peter Pan, Frankenstein or Superman Bicycle race - Queen
21.  You don't tug on Superman's cape  You Don't Mess Around With Jim - Jim Croce
22.  Baron von Richthofen was his name  Snoopy Vs The Red Baron - Royal Guardsmen
23.  Green Lantern ain't got a-nothin' on me  Sunshine Superman - Donovan
24.  Just like Bogie and Bacall Key Largo - Bertie Higgins
25.  Please Mrs. Avery I just got to talk to her  Sylvia's mother - Dr. Hook
26.  Hop on the bus, Gus  50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
27.  Mickey Mouse says it's thirteen o'clock  Watching Scotty Grow - Bobby Goldsboro
28.  Go ask Alice, I'll think she'll know  White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane
29.  Suki plays with Leo, Sasha plays with Britt Games without Frontiers - Peter Gabriel


Scores:

ninny - 4
Loki - 4
snozberries - 3
Henk  - 3
whistledog - 3
nally - 3
Philip - 3
Cat - 3
gibbo -2
Karen - 1



Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: snozberries on 06/12/13 at 3:28 pm


2. Levon - Elton John  (one of my faves but I have no idea who freaking Alvin is...)


3. Ode to Billie Joe -  (I prefer it by Diana Ross but I'm guessing you're looking for Dusty Springfield... is that who did it?


8. Copacabana - Barry Manilow

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: Henk on 06/12/13 at 3:40 pm

Ooh, nice!  :) Don't recognize all, though...

#10. Killer Queen - Queen
#12. Night Shift - Commodores
#25. Sylvia's Mother - Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: loki 13 on 06/12/13 at 3:40 pm

#4...Scenes From An Italian Restaurant....Billy Joel?
#26....50 Ways To Leave Your Lover....Paul Simon?
#29...Games Without Frontiers....Peter Gabriel?

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: snozberries on 06/12/13 at 3:43 pm



#26....50 Ways To Leave Your Lover....Paul Simon?




thank you.... I could totally hear the song, not the whole thing,  just the lame verses not the chorus with the title in it.

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: warped on 06/12/13 at 3:53 pm


2. Levon - Elton John  (one of my faves but I have no idea who freaking Alvin is...)


3. Ode to Billie Joe -  (I prefer it by Diana Ross but I'm guessing you're looking for Dusty Springfield... is that who did it?


8. Copacabana - Barry Manilow


3 for 3. I was looking for Bobbie Gentry (#3) by I've heard Diana Ross's version.

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: warped on 06/12/13 at 3:53 pm


Ooh, nice!  :) Don't recognize all, though...

#10. Killer Queen - Queen
#12. Night Shift - Commodores
#25. Sylvia's Mother - Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show


3 for 3, Henk!


#4...Scenes From An Italian Restaurant....Billy Joel?
#26....50 Ways To Leave Your Lover....Paul Simon?
#29...Games Without Frontiers....Peter Gabriel?


3 for 3!

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: snozberries on 06/12/13 at 4:11 pm


3 for 3. I was looking for Bobbie Gentry (#3) by I've heard Diana Ross's version.



I knew it was one of those folksy singers from the 60s... I would've never pulled Bobbie Gentry outta my ass so thx for taking Diana's as a viable option! O0

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: snozberries on 06/12/13 at 4:13 pm

Okay people I know 7 or 8 more....kindly refrain from guessing them please  :D

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: whistledog on 06/12/13 at 8:15 pm

18 - I'm Henry the 8th, I Am.  Not sure who originally sang it, but I know Patrick Swayze does in Ghost :D
19 - Indian Reservation by (Paul Revere and) The Raiders
24 - Key Largo by Bertie Higgins

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: snozberries on 06/12/13 at 8:34 pm


18 - I'm Henry the 8th, I Am.  Not sure who originally sang it, but I know Patrick Swayze does in Ghost :D
19 - Indian Reservation by (Paul Revere and) The Raiders
24 - Key Largo by Bertie Higgins


Well there goes two of the ones I know (19 & 24)  :P

And lol on 18  ;D

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: ninny on 06/12/13 at 10:54 pm

#5 The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - The Band or Joan Baez
#16 Ohio - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
#19 Indian Reservation - Paul Revere & The Raiders

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: nally on 06/13/13 at 12:21 am

#15 "Free Falling" by Tom Petty (1989)
#17 "Mrs. Robinson" by Simon & Garfunkel
And #6... "Ob la di, Ob la da" by the Beatles?

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: snozberries on 06/13/13 at 12:56 am


Damn another one I knew is now gone.

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/13/13 at 1:48 am

5. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down ~ Joan Baez (also Johnny Cash)
6. Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da ~ The Beatles (also Marmalade and The Bedrocks)
11. American Pie ~ Don McLean (also Madonna)

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: warped on 06/13/13 at 6:12 am


18 - I'm Henry the 8th, I Am.  Not sure who originally sang it, but I know Patrick Swayze does in Ghost :D
19 - Indian Reservation by (Paul Revere and) The Raiders
24 - Key Largo by Bertie Higgins


Yeah, #18 I think he's singing it to Whoopi trying to wake her up.. My Canadian generosity will give it to you...Original Artist was Herman's
Hermits.  All 3 correct.


#5 The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - The Band or Joan Baez
#16 Ohio - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
#19 Indian Reservation - Paul Revere & The Raiders


2 out of 3 there coz whistledog guessed # 19 before you did.

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: warped on 06/13/13 at 6:15 am


#15 "Free Falling" by Tom Petty (1989)
#17 "Mrs. Robinson" by Simon & Garfunkel
And #6... "Ob la di, Ob la da" by the Beatles?


Yes, all 3 are correct


5. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down ~ Joan Baez (also Johnny Cash)
6. Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da ~ The Beatles (also Marmalade and The Bedrocks)
11. American Pie ~ Don McLean (also Madonna)


While all 3 are correct, #5 and #6 were already solved, can only give you a point for #11.

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/13/13 at 6:28 am

To make up on the two already guessed.

7. Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) ~ Peter Sarstedt
22. Snoopy Vs The Red Baron ~ The Royal Guardsmen

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: warped on 06/13/13 at 6:34 am


To make up on the two already guessed.

7. Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) ~ Peter Sarstedt
22. Snoopy Vs The Red Baron ~ The Royal Guardsmen


Yes, these 2 are correct!

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: ninny on 06/13/13 at 7:25 am

#21 You Don't Mess Around With Jim- Jim Croce

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: warped on 06/13/13 at 7:36 am


#21 You Don't Mess Around With Jim- Jim Croce


Yes!

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: karen on 06/13/13 at 11:11 am

#28 is White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: karen on 06/13/13 at 11:13 am

9 might be an Eagles song

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: CatwomanofV on 06/13/13 at 12:04 pm


#13 I Dig Rock-n-Roll Music-Peter, Paul, & Mary

Everyone else got the ones I know.  :\'( :\'( :\'(



Cat

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: warped on 06/13/13 at 2:44 pm


#28 is White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane

Yes Karen, correct!.


#13 I Dig Rock-n-Roll Music-Peter, Paul, & Mary

Everyone else got the ones I know.  :\'( :\'( :\'(



Cat


Yes Cat, correct!.


9 might be an Eagles song


Good guess, but it's not.

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: CatwomanofV on 06/13/13 at 3:03 pm

#14 We Didn't Start The Fire-Billy Joel.
#20 Bicycle Race-Queen


Cat

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: warped on 06/13/13 at 3:44 pm


#14 We Didn't Start The Fire-Billy Joel.
#20 Bicycle Race-Queen


Cat


Yes, those are correct!

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: karen on 06/14/13 at 11:28 am

9 is bugging me!

Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits?

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: warped on 06/14/13 at 1:32 pm


9 is bugging me!

Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits?


Sorry that's not it.  #9 is a pretty well known song though.

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: gibbo on 06/14/13 at 5:20 pm


Sorry that's not it.  #9 is a pretty well known song though.


Wow... I'm really late for this quiz!  :o

#9 Has to be ... Down On the Corner - CCR
#23 Sunshine Superman - Donovan?

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: karen on 06/15/13 at 5:30 am



#9 Has to be ... Down On the Corner - CCR




That's the one.  It's been bugging me

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs

Written By: warped on 06/15/13 at 6:17 am


Wow... I'm really late for this quiz!  :o

#9 Has to be ... Down On the Corner - CCR
#23 Sunshine Superman - Donovan?


Yes, correct for both.

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs Limit Removed

Written By: warped on 06/15/13 at 6:20 am

Just 2 left  (#1 and #27) , so limit removed

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs Limit Removed

Written By: ninny on 06/15/13 at 6:22 am

#27 Watching Scotty Grow - Bobby Goldsboro  (I knew listening to the oldies channel would pay off one day)

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs Limit Removed

Written By: warped on 06/15/13 at 6:31 am


#27 Watching Scotty Grow - Bobby Goldsboro  (I knew listening to the oldies channel would pay off one day)


Correct. And it's a cute little song.

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs Limit Removed

Written By: ninny on 06/15/13 at 6:53 am


Correct. And it's a cute little song.

Yes it is :)

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs Limit Removed

Written By: loki 13 on 06/15/13 at 8:01 am

#1...Duncan.....Paul Simon?

Subject: Re: QUIZ: People/Character's in songs Limit Removed

Written By: warped on 06/15/13 at 2:19 pm


#1...Duncan.....Paul Simon?


Yup, that's the one.
Thanks for completing the quiz.

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