As promised, these are song titles with men’s names but only dating back to 1980 (which was, actually, quite a bit of time ago). It’s also quiz number 400.  400 weeks of lyric-quiz goodness and I have yet to find a way to make them profitable … any suggestions?

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Friday Lyric Quiz – #400

1.  “Daddy didn’t give attention, oh, to the fact that Mommy didn’t care” (mid-90s)

2.  “I open up the paper, there’s a story of an actor, who had died while he was drinking, it was no one I had heard of” (early 90s)

3.  “Everytime you move I let a little more show” (early 80s)

4.  “Well, the weeks went by and spring turned to summer and summer faded into the fall” (late 90s)

5.  “It’s been six months and still no word, I don`t deserve it? I know you got my last two letters, I wrote the addresses on ’em perfect” (early 2000s)

6.  “I’ve been funny, I’ve been cool with the lines, ain’t that the way love’s supposed to be” (early 80s)

7.  “What did we ever do to these guys that made them so violent?” (mid-90s)

8. “Who’ll be my role model now that my role model is gone”  (mid-80s)

9. “He told a little story, that sounded well rehearsed, four days on the run and that he’s dying of thirst” (mid-80s)

10. “I try to understand because I’m people too, and playing games is part of human nature” (mid-80s)

Answers — Friday Lyric Quiz – #398

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

2.  “You could travel the world, but nothing comes close to the golden coast” (early-2010s)
California Gurls, Katy Perry f/ Snoop Dogg

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

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

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

6.  “When I need somebody there`s nobody to call, when they need me, my phone rings off the wall” (early 90s)
If I Had No Loot, Toni Tony Tone

7.  “And when you smile, the whole world stops and stares for awhile” (early 2010s)
Just the Way You Are, Bruno Mars

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

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

10. “She could feel the ocean fall and rise, she saw its raging glory” (early 70s)
Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl), Looking Glass