Potpourri this week, spanning from the iconic hits of the 60s to the questionable pop successes of today.  Happy long weekend to those of you who have one ahead of you.

Friday Lyric Quiz #412

1. “Im a high life flyer and a rainbow rider A straight shootin son-of-a-gun” (early 70s)

2. “I know you don’t think that I am trying, I know you’re wearing thin down to the core” (late 2000s)

3. “I was alone, I never knew, what good love could do” (early 80s) 

4. “My breath fogged up the glass, and so I drew a new face and I laughed” (late 80s)

5. “Take a little trip, take a little trip, take a little trip and see” (mid-70s)

6. “But I cut some cord, and I shouldn’t have done that, and it won’t forgive me after all these years” (mid-00s)

7. “You can’t write if you can’t relate, trade the cash for the beef for the body for the hate” (early 90s)

8. “You know the preacher likes the cold, he knows I’m gonna stay” (mid-60s)

9. “Now the son’s disgraced, he, who knew his father” (late 2000s)

10. “My heart is under arrest again, but I break loose” (mid-2000s)

Answers – Friday Lyric Quiz – #411

1. “I follow you around but you can’t see, too wrapped up in yourself to notice” (mid-80s)
Open Your Heart, Madonna

2. “Every night in my dreams, I see you, I feel you” (late 90s)
My Heart Will Go On, Celine Dion

3. “Cut myself on angel’s hair and baby’s breath” (early 90s)
Heart-Shaped Box, Nirvana

4. “Sometimes you wonder if this fight is worthwhile, the precious moments are all lost in the tide, yeah” (late 80s)
Listen to Your Heart, Roxette

5. “Flowing, glow, with electric eye, as you dip to the dive, baby you realize” (early 90s)
Groove is in the Heart, Dee-Lite

6. “Watch it now, the eagle in the sky, how he’s dancin one and only” (early 80s)
Owner of a Lonely Heart, Yes

7. “Baby I don’t understand, just why we can’t be lovers” (late 90s)
Tearin Up My Heart, NSYNC

8. “It took a day to build the city, we walked through its streets in the afternoon” (mid-80s)
Fortress Around Your Heart, Sting

9. “I used to have a lover with the Midas touch, I turned to gold, but he turned to dust” (late 80s)
Heart and Soul, T’Pau

10. “So you walk around like you don’t know me, you got a new friend, well I got homies” (late 2000s)
Heartless, Kanye West