So, folks, I flaked out last week – no quiz as I was in full-on wedding mode with my awesome and dear friends Molly and Taylor.  Cheers to new nuptials!  But now I’m pack with part two of the female-names quiz.

These ten songs are from 1980 through the present.  And might I add that my father got many of the previous quiz’s clues but not number 9 which is, actually, my name.  Heh.  Happy Friday, all, and have fun.

Friday Lyric Quiz #418

1. “She caught me off my guard, it amazes me, the will of instinct” (early 90s)

2. “So what now It’s plain to see we’re over And I hate when things are over” (mid-90s)

3. “Now she can’t, be that warm – with the wind, in her arms” (late 80s)

4. “You see her confidence is tragic, but her intuition magic, the shape of her body — unusual” (mid-90s)

5. “Got my bean in a coffee cup next to my seat, catch the view and another good book to read” (mid-00s)

6. “These people round here, with down eyes sunk in smoke dried face, so resigned to what their fate is” (early 80s)

7. “And I know that you think it’s just a fantasy but since your dad walked out your mom could use a guy like me” (early 00s)

8. “I think you’re headed for a breakdown so be careful not to show it” (early 80s)

9. “Is she in the bathroom? Is she smoking up outside? Oh baby baby, does she take a piece of lime for the drink that I’mma buy her, do you know just what she likes?” (late 00s)

10. “I tried to call you before but I lost my nerve” (early 80s)

Answers, Friday Lyric Quiz #417

1. “Whatta-we gonna tell our friends when they say, ‘ooh la la'” (late 50s)
Wake Up Little Susie, The Everly Brothers

2. “She saw the look in his eyes, and she knew better, he wanted her tonight and it was now or never” (late 70s)
Jamie’s Cryin, Van Halen

3. “I got up to wash my face when I come back to bed someone’s taken my place” (early 70s)
Cecelia, Simon & Garfunkel

4. “Wiping the dirt from his hands as he walks from the grave, no one was saved (mid-60s)
Eleanor Rigby, The Beatles

5. “I laughed at all of your jokes, my love you didn’t need to coax (early 70s)
Maggie May, Rod Stewart

6. “I come in late at night, and in the morning I just lay in bed” (mid-60s)
Help Me, Rhonda, The Beach Boys

7. “Sometimes I wish that I could stop you from talking when I hear the silly things that you say” (late 70s)
Alison, Elvis Costello

8. “Now that you’re gone I’m left all alone All by myself to wander and roam” (late 50s)
Donna, Ritchie Valens

9. “You say you feel so empty, that our house just ain’t a home” (mid-70s)
Beth, Kiss

10. “Here’s the moral and the story From that guy who knows, I fell in love and my love still grows” (early 60s)
Runaround Sue, Dion & the Belmonts

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