Date: 7 Apr 2004 04:26:54 -0000
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Subject: Golden Oldies Lyrics Quiz 207 (GOLQ207)
From: Bob Bluestein <>


Welcome, oldies fans, to GOLQ207!

Many of the singles in this quiz reached the top 10 on the pop charts;
I hope this makes for an easier quiz.  To make up for this, however, the
Puzzler (optional, as always) is very hard!  Comments on the songs,
artists, and quiz in general are encouraged with your entry.

Thought for the month:

It was 40 YEARS AGO this week that The Beatles had 12 singles on the
Billboard Top 100 chart, including ALL of the top 5: "Can't Buy Me Love,"
"Twist And Shout," "She Loves You," "I Want To Hold Your Hand," and
"Please Please Me."  Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da ... my, but tempus fugit!

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                    Golden Oldies Lyrics Quiz #207
             Recordings #01-25 were from 1955 through 1969
               Due 5:00 PM EDT (GMT - 4), April 30, 2004

I come in late at night and in the morning I just lay in bed

With no star to guide me
And no one beside me
I'll go on my way
And after the day
The darkness will hide me

You're the one to blame
You broke my heart
When you said we'll part

He drank his first strong liquor then to calm his shaking hand
And tried to tell himself at last he had become a man

(Aaaaaaaowaa!!) ...
(Hey!)  Just a little bit of soul now ...

I had some trouble with my baby
So I had my fortune rea-ea-ea-ea-ead

Somebody told me that his name was Bill

If I could fly like birds on high
Then straight to her arms I'd go sailing

Hold me close and tell me how you feel
Tell me love is real

Don't know why I love you
Don't know why I care
I just want your love to share

Though we're apart
You're part of me still
For you were my thrill

So please let me be your number one
Under the moon, under the stars, and under the sun

Is it really any wonder,
The love that a stranger might receive?
You cast your spell and I went under

(Silly boy)
Told my girl we'd have to break up
(Silly boy)
Thought that she would call my bluff

The tears I've cried for you could fill an ocean
But you don't care how many tears I cry

Killed him a b'ar when he was only three

Chills the body but not the soul

Why don't you stay and let me make it up to you
I'll do anything you want me to

Run, honey, and don't be blind
Sugar, you stay on my mind
True love is hard to find

Pullin' me closer
Closer, makin' me love you, need you
(Deeper) It's sinkin' me deeper, deeper in love with you

I was all right for a while
I could smile for a while

Sweetheart, I'll give you all my love in every way I can
But make sure that's what you want while you're still free
The only gold I have for you is in this wedding band

I'm the luckiest devil in the neighborhood

I want a girl that's true
(Want a girl that's true)
To tell my troubles to
(Tell my troubles to)
Lord, why don't you send her to me?

Song song song sing sing sing sing song


When I in awesome wonder
Consider all the worlds Thy hands have made
I see the stars
I hear the rolling thunder
Thy power throughout the universe displayed

I don't mind
Other guys dancing with my girl
That's fine
I know them all pretty well
But I know sometimes I must get out in the light


                 W H Y   W R I T E   T H E   S O N G S

Note:  Submission of an entry for this section is optional.  Your
participation or performance has no bearing whatsoever on your quiz
score or ranking.

This Puzzler contains 26 clues whose answers are all pop songs.  After
identifying a song, you must determine the artist associated with the
sole top-10 1955-1969 version of it and the letter under which that
artist is alphabetized.  For example, if an answer were "I Second That
Emotion," then the artist would be "Smokey Robinson & the Miracles,"
and the letter would be R.

As you discover these letters, string them together in clue order to
finish this rock 'n' roll quote:

     George Thorogood, when asked once why he didn't write
     songs any more, explained, "Why should I write songs ...

You should ignore punctuation and capitalization in all clues.  There
are three varieties of clue, and there are eight or nine clues of each
type.  You will have to figure out the type of each clue.  The three
types of clue are:

1) Song Facts
     Sample:  It came from Funny Girl
     Answer:  People,  #5 for Barbra Streisand in 1964  (hers being the
                             only top-10 1955-1969 version of the song)
2) Song Title Restatements
     Sample:  Felines from Music City, U.S.A.
     Answer:  Nashville Cats,  #8 for The Lovin' Spoonful in 1966/67

3) Song Title Anagrams
     Sample:  Amore entrances age
     Answer:  A Teenager's Romance,  #2 for Ricky Nelson in 1957

Good luck!  Blue(stein)'s Clues:

__  01. Nymphette to beau:  Ouch!
__  02. A Gershwin Girl Crazy number
__  03. Title song from a Dick Clark/Tuesday Weld movie
__  04. Be direct and truthful
__  05. Do that, hijacker
__  06. Song inspired by a Boys Town slogan
__  07. Kathy, to the Innocents' boys?
__  08. He wandered in, no Tork, Nesmith, or Dolenz
__  09. Melody, too
__  10. E.g., a puff on a pipe
__  11. Irate, I need a hand ... S.O.S.
__  12. I remain ungratified
__  13. Combination Shorty Long/Little Richard cover
__  14. It was used in a 1969 TV commercial promoting brotherhood
__  15. Sung hot
__  16. Donny Osmond's family status?
__  17. What, I sweat?  Uh!
__  18. Addicted to a sensation
__  19. Ditty in which Fred gets all the attention
__  20. Early communications satellite
__  21. Pooka is grown rodent, mate
__  22. Ah, love, I'm so tired a lad
__  23. Play song?  Oh, no!
__  24. She shows up without Peter and Paul
__  25. First 60s #1 song to be covered and become a 70s #1
__  26. Title song from a Sidney Poitier movie


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