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Friday Lyric Quiz – #399

1.  “Riding on anything, anything’s, good enough. Who would’ve thought it of, someone like you” (mid-90s)

2.  “You could travel the world, but nothing comes close to the golden coast” (early-2010s)

3.  “If you go a million miles away, I’ll track you down, girl”(mid-80s)

4.  “Your lips tremble but your eyes are in a straight stare” (late 2000s)

5.  “No, I cannot forget where it is that I come from, I cannot forget the people who love me”(mid-80s)

6.  “When I need somebody there`s nobody to call, when they need me, my phone rings off the wall” (early 90s)

7.  “And when you smile, the whole world stops and stares for awhile” (early 2010s)

8. “I gotta know tonight, if you’re alone tonight”  (late 80s)

9. “But I know you’ll soon discover, you’re never satisfied with any other” (early 90s)

10. “She could feel the ocean fall and rise, she saw its raging glory” (early 70s)

Answers — Friday Lyric Quiz – #398

1.  “He got a custom Continental, he got an Eldorado too.  He got a .32 gun in his pocket for fun, he got a razor in his shoe” (early 70s)
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown, Jim Croce

2.  “The first mate he got drunk, and broke in the Captain’s trunk.  The constable had to come and take him away” (mid-60s)
Sloop John B, The Beach Boys

3.  “I can see it in your eyes how proud you were to fight for freedom in this land”(mid-70s)
Fernando, ABBA

4. “I was drowned, I was washed up and left for dead.  I fell down to my feet and I saw they bled” (late 60s)
Jumping Jack Flash, The Rolling Stones

5.  “The spotlight’s hitting something that’s been known to change the weather.  We’ll kill the fatted calf tonight, so stick around”(mid-70s)
Bennie and the Jets, Elton John

6.  “The mama look down and spit on the ground every time my name gets mentioned” (early 70s)
Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard, Paul Simon

7.  “Who needs a house out in Hackensack?  Is that all you get for your money” (late 70s)
Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song), Billy Joel

8. “His mother told him someday, you will be a man, and you will be the leader of a big old band”  (late 50s)
Johnny B. Goode, Chuck Berry

9. “With a friend to call my own, I’ll never be alone and you, my friend will see, you’ve got a friend in me” (early 70s)
Ben, Michael Jackson

10. “You told me lies, now it’s your turn to cry, cry, cry” (early 60s)
Hats Off to Larry, Del Shannon