From: Howard Teitelbaum <>
Subject: Golden Oldies Lyrics Quiz 345 (GOLQ345)


Welcome to the October edition of the quiz - no particular theme this time.

-- Howard Teitelbaum


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                       Golden Oldies Lyrics Quiz #345
               Recordings #01-25 were from 1955 through 1969
             Due 5:00 PM EDT (GMT-4) on Saturday, October 31, 2015.

The back fence gossip ain't been this good
Since Mabel ran off with Tom

As the trees reach for the sun above
So my arms reach out to you for love

Come on home to your adobe
And slap some mud on the wall
The roof is leaking like a strainer
There's loads of roaches in the hall

Listen, mister, can't you see I got to get back to my baby once more

You got me sewed up like a pillow case
But you let my love go to waste

Yesterday's love was like a warm summer breeze
But like the weather, you changed

Out in the moonlight
Just like we used to do

Stars appear and shadows a-fallin'
You can hear my heart a-callin'

As I took those steps
Toward that open door
Knowing all the time
Oh Lord, I just didn't wanna go

But a little gold ring you wear on your hand
Makes me understand

That rockin' music you call bad
Was just about all Johnny had
But with a shout
You threw it out
And so you made your Johnny sad

I saw the light on the night that I passed by her window
I saw the flickering shadows of love on her blind

I'm going downtown to Joey's place
And I know it darlin', I'm gonna walk right in and I'll see your face
Yes, you'll be dancing with someone new
Here comes the pain

Along came a native girl
Did a native dance
It was like in paradise
Put me in a trance

Grew up in a rusty shack
All I had was hangin' on my back

Now, I'm not one that gets around
I swear my feet stuck to the ground
And though I never did meet you before

Hello there, female
My, my, but you do look swell

If I can't reach up and know that you'll be there
Then this old world ain't spinnin' anywhere

Ah-her name drives me insane

Don't let your friends say you have no taste
Go ahead and marry anyway

Sunny afternoons that made me feel so warm inside
Have turned as cold and gray as ashes
As I feel the embers die

Exactly what you say
In that very special way

She left you last night
And today you called me on the phone
Asked me if you could come over
'Cause you didn't want to be alone

I couldn't stop, so I swerved to the right
I'll never forget the sound that night

What happened to the world we knew?
When we would dream and scheme and while the time away


Use your arms for lovin' me
Baby, that's the way it's gotta be

She's in my way every day
What can I say?  How can I play?
She won't let me be
Oh, can't you see?
I'm going to chase her away - shoo!


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