“What’s with these homies dissing my girl?”  A greater first line in music has never been written.  As for Weezer, it was all downhill from there. First lines are fun, though.  They set the stage of irony, earnestness, or ridiculousness. Here’s to some great first lines in rock history!  This may be the easiest lyric quiz you take … until the next first-line lyric quiz.

Friday Lyric Quiz #426

1. “You were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar, when I met you” (early 80s)

2. “Well it’s one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready now go, cat, go” (mid- 50s)

3. “Don’t call it a comeback, I been here for years” (early 90s)

4. “I guess I shoulda known by the way you parked your car sideways that it wouldn’t last” (early 80s)

5. “Pretty women out walking with gorillas down my street” (late 70s)

6. “I may not always love you, but long as there are stars above you'” (mid-60s)

7. “Could you whisper in my ear, the things you wanna feel” (late 90s)

8. “I, I will be king. And you, you will be queen.” (late 70s)

9. “The silicon chip inside her head gets switched to overload” (early 80s)

10. “Friday night I crashed your party, Saturday I said I’m sorry” (early 80s)

Answers, Friday Lyric Quiz #425

1. “I’m living for the only thing I know, I’m running and not quite sure where to go” (early 2000s)
Hanging By a Moment, Lifehouse

2. “Rocking in the dance hall moving with you dancing in the night in the middle of June” (late 2000s)
Say Hey (I Love You), Michael Franti

3. “Cause you feel like paradise, and I need a vacation tonight” (early 2010s)
Hold It Against Me, Britney Spears

4. “Wanna put my arms around you, feel your breath in my ear, you can bend me, you can break me but you’d better stand clear” (early 80s)
Crumblin Down, John Cougar Mellencamp

5. “Alone between the sheets, only brings exasperation” (early 80s)
Overkill, Men at Work

6. “You’ve got the most unbelievable blue eyes I’ve ever seen. You’ve got me almost melting away'” (mid-90s)
I Love You Always Forever, Donna Lewis

7. “I wish I had missed the first time that we kissed ’cause you broke all your promises” (early 2010s)
Jar of Hearts, Christina Perri

8. “You’ve got a new horizon it’s ephemeral style. A melancholy town where we never smile.” (mid-2000s)
Feel Good Inc., Gorillaz

9. “You can tell from the lines on her face, you can see that she’s been there” (late 80s)
Another Day in Paradise, Phil Collins

10. “What did you expect to find – was there something you left behind?” (early 2000s)
Hemorrhage (In My Hands), Fuel

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