A. If you’ve got an iPod or similar technology, copy your Top 25 Most Played.
B. Then pick a lyric from each.
C. Post the lyrics on your blog.
D. Have commenters guess what the song is.
E. Either strike out the lyric once it has been correctly identified or place the guesser’s user name directly after the lyric.
F. Extra points for knowing the artist. Let’s not go overboard and try to figure out albums. I’m not even sure I could figure some of them out. Heck, some of the lyrics would stump me and I'm the one posting them.
G. NO INTERNET ASSISTANCE.
I look back on Venus, I look back on Mars, I’m filled with the fire of 10 million stars
Froggie got the song right, but (again) it's the Me First and the Gimme Gimme's version - I LOVE their covers of everything, but right now I'm listening to their album "It's a Drag" a LOT.
In the desert you can remember your name, because there ain’t no one for to give you no pain
Lawmommy got it...Horse With No Name, America
3) Every day I love her just a little bit more, and she loves me the same
My heart knows me better than I know myself, so I’m gonna let it do all the talking
Kristan was even inspired to comment, and got FOUR! This is Big Black Horse & A Cherry Tree, KT Tunstall
Dr. X will build a creature. See androids fighting Brad and Janet. Anne Francis stars in Forbidden Planet
This is, indeed, Science Fiction Double Feature...but it's the Me First and the Gimme Gimmes version. Little Tort got this one.
Won’t you help to sing these songs of freedom
My real-life friend Jim got this one...Redemption Song, Bob Marley
Cause in my head, there’s a Greyhound Station
Kristan - Soul Meets Body, Death Cab for Cutie
By the way my name’s Marcus, but if you like you can call me Sensei
Beanie is my new hero and go this one, and #15, probably two of the hardest in terms of non-mainstream-ness! This is A Shogun Named Marcus, by Clutch.
9) Heaven help me when I say, I think I’m giving in
You might be the type if I play my cards right
Kristan (again! :) ) - Promiscuous, Nelly Furtado
And as my mind begins to spread its wings, there’s no stopping curiosity
Kristan (she must have good taste in music - like me!)...Upside Down, Jack Johnson
If I were Roy Rogers, I’d sure enough be single
Alex got this one, and recommended a cover. This is the Lyle Lovett version of If I Had a Boat
Rock to the rhythm of the funky rhyme, so I can get this in just one more time
F&D got this one...it's Let Me Clear My Throat, DJ Kool
14) Lying in my plastic bed, thinking how things weren’t so cool to me
Line after line, round after round, empty shells fall to the ground
Beanie got this one too - A Drug Against War, KMFDM
16) Rudy tells the waitress that his chicken died in vain
I’m down on my knees, I’m begging you please, to come home
Yup, it's Little Tort again. This is Cecelia, by Simon & Garfunkle.
You know she’s waiting, just anticipating
Lawmommy got this one too. Try a Little Tenderness, Otis Redding.
What a beautiful wedding, said the bridesmaid to a waiter
Little Tort got this one too - I Write Sings Not Tragedies, by Panic! At The Disco
20) I’m a tidal pool explorer, from the days of my misspent youth
Ticking clock, everyone stop. Everyone’s saying different things to me
Mackenzie got this - Waiting Line, by Zero 7
22) She give me one smile, two smile, three smile – she’s got me going wild
23) You giggle every time that I say “Yes Ma’am”, and I get this feeling that if I held you tight, you’d be seeing his and hers, buckles, boots and spurs
24) I got my Ph.D in heartaches and misery, and a B.S. in barstool philosophy
Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir, so that every mouth can be fed.
Skelly figured this one out, it's The Israelites, by Desmond Dekker