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Oh mama, I'm in fear for my life from the long arm of the law.
Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide, no escape from reality.
Way down Louisiana close to New Orleans, way back up in the woods among the evergreens.
To everything, turn, turn, turn, there is a season, turn, turn, turn.
Well, it's a marvelous night for a moondance with the stars up above in your eyes.
You can dance every dance with the guy who gives you the eye, let him hold you tight.
The warden threw a party in the county jail. The prison band was there and they began to wail.
You know the day destroys the night, night divides the day.
When I was young, it seemed that life was so wonderful, a miracle. It was beautiful, magical.
Nights in white satin, never reaching the end. Letters I've written, never meaning to send.
Wake up, Maggie. I think I got something to say to you.
I thought love was only true in fairytales- meant for someone else, but not for me.
There's a light, a certain kind of light, that never shone on me.
Well, I tried to make it Sunday, but I got so damn depressed.
Instant karma's gonna get you, gonna knock you right in the head.
There she stood in the street, smiling from her head to her feet.
We'll be fighting in the streets with our children at our feet and the morals that they worship will be gone.
I met her in a club down in old Soho where you drink champagne and it tastes just like cherry cola.
Company always on the run. Destiny is the rising sun.
We come from the land of the ice and snow, from the midnight sun where the hot springs blow.
Your everlasting summer, you can see it fading fast, so you grab a piece of something that you think is gonna last.
You may think I'm foolish for the foolish things I do. You may wonder how come I love you when you get on my nerves like you do.
I saw a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand walking through the streets of Soho in the rain.
You made a fool of me, but them broken dreams have got to end.
Waiting for the break of day, searching for something to say. Flashing lights against the sky, giving up I close my eyes.
The sirens are screaming and the fires are howling way down in the valley tonight.
Has he lost his mind? Can he see or is he blind?
Well just got back, been gone too long. Wasn't my idea, didn't pull the trigger.
Mississippi in the middle of a dry spell. Jimmy Rodgers on the Victrola up high.
Babe, tomorrow's so far away. There's something I just have to say.
Well I guess it would be nice if I could touch your body. I know not everybody has got a body like you.
Your cruel device, your blood like ice. One look could kill- my pain, your thrill.
Fallen angel, ripped and bruised. Think on better days.
White man came across the sea. He brought us pain and misery.
I got my first real six-string. Bought it at the five-and-dime.
Poor old Jonny Ray sounded sad upon the radio. He moved a million hearts in mono.
London calling to the faraway towns. Now war is declared and battle come down.
Josie's on a vacation far away. Come around and talk it over.
There I was with the old man stranded again, so off I'd ran. A young world crashing around me, no possibilities of getting what I need.
In the time of chimpanzees, I was a monkey. Butane in my veins, so I'm out to cut the junkie.
When you were here before, couldn't look you in the eye. You're just like an angel. Your skin makes me cry.
When I look into your eyes, I can see a love restrained, but darlin', when I hold you, don't you know I feel the same?
Ain't found a way to kill me yet. Eyes burn with stinging sweat.
You've got your ball, you've got your chain tied to me tight. Tie me up again.
I'm so happy, 'cause today I found my friends. They're in my head.
Waiting on a Sunday afternoon for what I read between the lines- your lies.
Hangin' round downtown by myself, and I had so much time to sit and think about myself.
I took her out, it was Friday night. I wore cologne to get the feeling right.
You'll say that we've got nothing in common, no common ground to start from, and we're falling apart.
What's with these homies dissing my girl? Why do they gotta front?
The world was on fire and no one could save me but you. It's strange what desire will make foolish people do.
I've been roaming around, I was looking down at all I see. Painted faces fill the places I can't reach.
I ain't happy, but I'm feeling glad. I got sunshine in a bag.
Come to decide that the things that I tried were in my life just to get high on.
It's been a long year since you've been gone. I've been alone here. I've grown old.
All I can say is that my life is pretty plain. I like watching the puddles gather rain.
Lights go out and I can't be saved. Tides that I tried to swim against.
I was walking down the street, when out the corner of my eye, I saw a pretty little thing approaching me.
I met my love by the gas works wall. Dreamed a dream by the old canal.
Anarchy, your wish is my command. I'll free the atom from its cell and place it in your hand.
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Nov 23rd, 2012 at 04:11 GMT
Not a bad quiz--but don't you think it's a little heavy on songs whose titles appear in the quoted lyrics? I feel it like would take some effort to miss "Moondance" or "Nights in White Satin" or "Instant Karma" or several others.
Nov 23rd, 2012 at 12:48 GMT
Agree with the above and also think "rock songs" definition is being loosely stretched. Wouldn't call "Wicked Game", "Faith", and "Save The Last Dance For Me" rock.
Nov 23rd, 2012 at 18:59 GMT
You could definitely lose some of the songs with full titles in the lyrics...you've also got several others with a key word from the title in the lyrics, and all but one of those songs are currently in the first results column. It's still a very good quiz as is, and some easy answers in a quiz with 60 songs isn't necessarily a bad thing, but you just have a few too many that require little to no knowledge of the actual songs.
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