Here’s a potpourri for your ides-of-October Friday morning.  Got answers? Send them my way.

Friday Lyric Quiz – #395

1. “By order of the prophet We ban that boogie sound” (early 80s)

2. “You’re thinking up your white lies, you’re putting on your bedroom eyes, you say you’re coming home but you won’t say when” (early 80s)

3. “Will you help him change the world, can you dig it, yes, I can” (early 1970s)

4. “Here we go again, we’re sick like animals, we play pretend, you’re just a cannibal” (early 2010s)

5. “We`ve got to love, and rub-a-dub, we got to dance and be in love” (early 90s)

6. “And after all the violence and double talk, there’s just a song in all the trouble and the strife” (mid-80s)

7. “I waited eight long months, she finally set him free, I told him I can’t lie, he was the only one for me” (mid-00s)

8. “So take my strong advice … just remember to always think twice” (early 80s)

9. “I drink myself of newfound pity, sitting alone in New York City” (mid-90s)

10.   “Well baby, I’m a put on a show kind of girl; don’t like the backseat, gotta be first” (late 00s)

Answers: Friday Lyric Quiz – #394

1. “The beating of my heart is a drum and it’s lost, and it’s looking for a rhythm like you” (early 80s)
Making Love Out of Nothing at All, Air Supply

2. “So without love and a promised land, we’re fools to the rules of a government plan, kick out the style, bring back the jam” (late 80s)
Sowing the Seeds of Love, Tears for Fears

3. “When everybody else is getting out of bed, I’m usually getting in it.” (early 2010s)
If It’s Love, Train

4. “Have pity, baby, just when I thought it was over. Now you got me running, running, running for cover” (mid-70s)
Say You Love Me, Fleetwood Mac

5. “She wasn’t thinking of tomorrow or of next week, this vacancy he meant to permanently fill” (late 80s)
Everlasting Love, Howard Jones

6. “They say I got a lot of water in my brain, got no common sense, he’s got nobody left to believe” (mid-70s)
Somebody to Love, Queen

7. “You drove me crazy, but I don’t know baby, you’re thinking that it’s me you’re fooling” (late 90s)
Where’s the Love?, Hanson

8. “So I got a question … do you wanna have a slumber party in my basement?” (early 2010s)
Your Love is My Drug, Ke$ha

9. “Knight in shining armor I will be your fairy tale, I wanna take care of you, girl, I’ll serve you well” (early 90s)
All 4 Love, Color Me Badd

10.   “Whenever I’m alone with you, you make me feel like I am fun again” (late 80s)
Love Song, The Cure