Friday Lyriz QuizWell, friends, a couple of you proved me right with last week’s quiz theme.  Much more than once, I heard “Who covered [SONG X]?” when, in fact, the correct answer they were thinking of WAS the cover.  Poor Otis Redding had proper credit taken away twice on this quiz alone (at least Michael Bolton couldn’t steal all the glory for “Dock of the Bay”).

This week’s theme is a potpourri, but one of the lyric quiz taker’s favorites (as it seems to be easier). The lyrics quoted below are the first lines of the song. Good luck and happy Friday.

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Friday Lyric Quiz – #382

1. “Well, my friends, the time has come, to raise the roof and have some fun” (early ’80s)

2. “I can’t stand it, I know you planned it, I’m-a set it straight, this Watergate” (mid-’90s)

3. “Here she comes … just like an angel, seems like forever that she’s been on my mind” (early ’90s)

4. “There’s a girl that’s been on my mind, all the time…” (mid-’80s)

5. “Wake up in the morning, feeling like P-Diddy” (late ’00s)

6. “I used to think maybe you loved me, now, baby, I’m sure” (mid-’80s)

7. “Is it getting better, or do you feel the same?” (early ’90s)

8. “You see it all around you, good loving gone bad” (early ’80s)

9. “Waiting for the break of day, searching for something to say” (early ’70s)

10. “She calls me from the cold, just when I was low, feeling short of stable” (late ’90s)

Answers: Friday Lyric Quiz – #381

1. “I’ve seen your flag on the marble arch, and love is not a victory march.” (early 90s)
Hallelujah, Jeff Buckley (Earlier version by Leonard Cohen)

2. “And if he talks to you then you’ll know why the more you live the faster you will die.” (early 80s)
Der Kommissar, After the Fire (Earlier version by Falco)

3. ‘I’m about to give you all of my money, and all I’m asking in return, honey…” (late ’60s)
Respect, Aretha Franklin (Earlier version by Otis Redding)

4. “So you think I got an evil mind, I’ll tell you, honey, I don’t know why, I don’t know why” (early ’80s)
Cum on Feel the Noize, Quiet Riot (Earlier version by Slade)

5. “Don’t touch me, please, I cannot stand the way you tease” (early 80s)
Tainted Love, Soft Cell (Earlier version by Gloria Jones)

6. “I’m advertising love for free, so you can place your ad with me” (early 90s)
Hard to Handle, The Black Crowes (Earlier version by Otis Redding)

7. “Business men, they drink my wine, plowman, dig my earth” (late 60s)
All Along the Watchtower, Jimi Hendrix (Earlier version by Bob Dylan)

8. “And I wish to you, joy and happiness. But above all this, I wish you love.” (early 90s)
I Will Always Love You, Whitney Houston (Earlier version by Dolly Parton)

9. “Dressed up like a million-dollar trooper, trying hard to look like Gary Cooper.” (early 80s)
Puttin on the Ritz, Taco (Earlier version by Irving Berlin/Harry Richman)

10. “And little Early Burly came by in his curly-wurly, and asked me if I needed a ride” (mid 70s)
Blinded By the Light, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Earlier version by Bruce Springsteen)

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