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Past due for another 10 Lines!

Ten first lines from my iTunes playlist right now. Guess the songs. Bonus points for guessing the artist and album. Play fair now, no Googling.

1. In the shining sun, my images they run.

2. Glitterballs and disco halls and all that you can bare.

3. Packed and all eyes turned in, no one to see on the quay, no one waving for me.

4. We've already said, "Goodbye."

5. There's nothing we can say or do, the damage is in front of you.

6. You said something will change.

7. I hurt myself today to see if I still feel.

8. It's not open to discussion anymore.

9. You people can watch while I'm scrubbing these floors.

10. Before the time of the morning Sandman, I can find my way around.
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The return of 10 Lines!

Ten first lines from my iTunes playlist right now. Guess the songs. Bonus points for guessing the artist and album. Play fair now, no Googling.

To help you narrow it down, all these songs were released between 1967 and 1978.

1. Forgot my six-string razor.

2. Saturday night I was downtown, working for the FBI.

3. If you're having trouble with your high school head.

4. In a little while from now, if I'm not feeling any less sour.

5. Standing on a corner, suitcase in my hand.

6. Creme tangerine and Montélimar.

7. It isn't the way that you look and it isn't the way that you talk.

8. Drive my truck midway to the motorway station.

9. Shadows grow so long before my eyes.

10. I'm an alligator, I'm a Mama-Papa coming for you.
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The return of 10 Lines!

Ten first lines from my iTunes playlist right now. Guess the songs. Bonus points for guessing the artist and album, or guessing the version that I have (if it's been covered), where applicable. Play fair now, no Googling.

All these songs I have are the originals. The quite interesting question is what all these songs have in common (at least two things they have in common, really).

1. Coo, coo, I just want you.

2. When are you gonna come down?

3. Hey baby, what you gonna do when the lights go up on you?

4. Take off your hat, kick off your shoes.

5. A small jean genie snuck off to the city.

6. I am your main man if you're looking for trouble.

7. When you were young and your heart was an open book.

8. Look out, look out, your Mama will shout.

9. I won't laugh at you when you boo-hoo-hoo.

10. Look out! Mama let me out on a Saturday night...
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A special edition... devilishly difficult, even if I do say so myself.

Ten first lines from my iTunes playlist right now. Guess the songs. Play fair now, no Googling.

1. Stand and deliver!

2. Janie's got a gun, Janie's got a gun.

3. Desperado, why don't you come to your senses?

4. Baby, now that I've found you I won't let you go.

5. Ev'ry time we say good-bye, I die a little.

6. Dear Prudence, won't you come out to play?

7. Can't buy me love, love... can't buy me love.

8. One way or another, I'm gonna find you.

9. No woman no cry, no woman no cry.

10. Katy says, "Today is the best day of my entire life."
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Once more, unto the breach...

Ten first lines from my iTunes playlist right now. Guess the songs. Bonus points for guessing the artist and album, or guessing the version that I have (if it's been covered), where applicable. Play fair now, no Googling.

None of these artists/bands come from the United States. For additional satisfaction, identify country of origin.

1. If you twist and turn away.

2. Well, my heart knows me better than I know myself.

3. Making your move, you come down as fast as lightning.

4. She's a loaded gun.

5. It's four in the morning, the end of December.

6. I was alone thinking I was just fine.

7. The lights on the west way go on.

8. I woke up, you left me — you know I'm hurting for you.

9. We got it together, didn't we?

10. You told me tales of love and glory.
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Ten first lines from my iTunes playlist right now. Guess the songs. Bonus points for guessing the artist and album, or guessing the version that I have (if it's been covered), where applicable. Play fair now, no Googling.

These are pretty easy.

1. Once in your life, you find her.

2. I was born in a beauty salon, my father was a dresser of hair.

3. You're beautiful, more beautiful than me.

4. Bed, bed, I couldn't go to bed.

5. Thought I knew my mind like the back of my hand.

6. Like a flower waiting to bloom, like a light bulb in a dark room...

7. And you know the light is fading all too soon.

8. It used to seem to me that my life went on too fast.

9. Declaration of my feelings for you.

10. You remind me I live in a shell.
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Ten first lines from my iTunes playlist right now. Guess the songs. Bonus points for guessing the artist and album, or guessing the version that I have (if it's been covered), where applicable. Play fair now, no Googling.

All love songs. Of course.

1) "You're dangerous, 'cause you're honest."

2) "You can't know, oh no, you can't know, how much I think about you."

3) "It's not the way you smile that touched my heart."

4) "I drew a picture of you; you and your anchor tattoo."

5) "You've done it all, you've broken every code."

6) "It felt like Springtime on this February morning..."

7) "It's not the pale moon that excites me."

8) "You give your hand to me, and then you say hello."

9) "I know a couple — she sits in a rocking chair..."

10) "Jump into the night, gas up and down shift, cruise up the coast on the FM drift..."
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Once again.

Ten first lines from my iTunes playlist right now. Guess the songs. Bonus points for guessing the artist and album, or guessing the version that I have (if it's been covered), where applicable. Play fair now, no Googling.

Today's theme: the Eighties. Warning: if you remember this decade, earworms may result. To be honest, these are not that difficult... I just wanted to infect people with earworms.

1) "Remember that piano, so delightful, unusual."

2) "Moving on the floor now, babe, you're a bird of paradise."

3) "I don't wanna hear about it anymore."

4) "Josie's on a vacation far away."

5) "You should have seen by the look in my eyes, baby, there was something missing."

6) "Hast du etwas zeit für mich..."

7) "You know I never — I never seen you look so good."

8) "It's early morning, the sun comes out."

9) "I found a picture of you - Oh..."

10) "Let's dance in style, let's dance for a while."
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An old meme, resurrected for today.

Ten first lines from my iTunes playlist right now. Guess the songs. Bonus points for guessing the artist and album, or guessing the version that I have (if it's been covered), where applicable. Some are pretty easy, some harder. Play fair now, no Googling.

1) "Coming in from London from over the globe..."

2) "To lead a better life, I need my love to be here."

3) "He always runs while others walk."

4) "I was just wondering — hypothetically..."

5) "Huh? Get a job?"

6) "Are we rolling? I don't mind if you go..."

7) "Philosophy gives itself freely to all of our minds."

8) "There was a farm on yonder hill, up where the wind it blows-o."

9) "Four have shared this room — we were caught up in the crack."

10) "I've got a little black book with my poems in."
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I confess that I usually fudge these things - they're not random, they are chosen so that they are not too hard to guess. So this time, let's do the random thing, and see if that helps or hinders at all.

Ten first lines from my iTunes playlist right now. Guess the songs and bonus points for the artist/version. No Googling.

1. "Bob Roebuck is my sweetheart's name, he's off to the wars and gone..."

2. "When she was three, her Barbies always did it on the first date..."

3. "Seaside, whenever you stroll along with me..."

4. "Which side are you on? It don't really matter, if you're not siding with me..."

5. "Down in the workshop, all the elves were making toys..."

6. "In the cool of the evening when everything is getting kind of groovy..."

7. "Something isn't right - I don't know how I know..."

8. "You saw me standing by the wall, corner of a main street..."

9. "Is this the little girl I carried?"

10. "If your love were taken from me, every color would be black and white..."
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And here's the answers...

Answers to 10 Lines #6 )

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