Showing posts from July 27, 2014

Brothers & Sisters & Songs

Brothers & Sisters & Songs 1. Neil Diamond "Brother Love's ___  ___  ___" 2. The Hollies "He ___ ___, He's My Brother 3. America "Sister ___ ____" 4. Train "____,  ____ Sister" 5. Bing Crosby "Brother, Can You ____  ___ ___?" Answers 1. Traveling Salvation Show www. youtube .com/watch?v=nhGMmmd9Ixs 2. Ain't Heavy 3. Golden Hair 4. Hey, Soul 5. Spare a Dime

"Say" Something!

Don't just sit there--Say Someone (Who Sang it?) 1. "Say, Say, Say" Two Superstars 2. "Don't Say Goodnight" 1 from above with his own band 3. "How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Loved You When You Know I've Been a Liar All My Life?" Two classic musical stars 4."What'd I Say?" The MAN 5. "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" a girl with a big voice Answers: 1. Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson 2.  Paul McCartney & Wings 3. Jane Powell & Fred Astaire  4. Ray Charles 5. Dusty Springfield

Scary Books

I'm not a fan of the undead or vampires or cars with minds of their own. The "scary" books I like to read concern cutting edge science: where we're heading, what we will soon be able to do. Here are some examples from a scary book I'm currently reading. We'll soon have lie detectors that can't be fooled. Brain activity shows up in different places when we lie than it does when we tell the truth. I'm not much of a liar (my face turns red and my eyes water, so my lies are easy to spot) but the idea that lies can be seen on MRIs or whatever is scary. Scientists can also "watch" the movies in your head now and recreate what you were thinking about. It's pretty crude at present, but the computer reads brain activity, runs it through millions of possibilities, and figures out that that's a car, that's a person, etc. Once it has enough examples stored in its memory banks, it will be able to figure out what we're thinking from o

Anybody Hungry?

Name the fruit! 1. "I've Got a Lovely Bunch of ____" Danny Kaye 2. "____, ____, _____ ___, who's not ready, holler I." Jay & the Techniques 3. "Drink it right down, pass it all around, ___ ___ ___" Tommy James & the Shondelles 4. "(Trumpets, Drums, Cymbals), ____ Man!" Herbie Hancock 5. "Laaaah, la la, la la la, lahhhh! (Repeat) ____ ____" 1. Coconuts 2. Apples/Peaches/Pumpkin Pie 3. Sweet Cherry Wine 4. Watermelon 5. Juanita Banana

Indefinite Articles & Adverbs!

Complete the lyric with an indefinite article/adverb. Don't be scared if you forgot English class---you'll figure it out. 1. "___ Loves ____ ____" Dean Martin 2. "____ you're feelin' lonely, ___ you're feelin' blue" Eddy Arnold, et al 3. "A rose must remain with the sun and the rain,...To ____ His Own" The Ink Spots 4. Dr. Zhivago  "____, My Love" 5. "____ To Watch Over Me" (I like Streisand's version) Answers 1. Everybody/Somebody/Sometime 2. Anytime/Anytime 3. Each 4. Somewhere 5. Someone

Tis the Season

Easy one for Sunday: Songs about summer. Just fill in the lyric. 1. "Summertime and the livin' is ____" Billie Holiday 2. "Summer days, driftin' away, but oh! Those Summer ____!" Grease 3. "There ain't no cure for the Summertime ____"  Eddie Cochran 4. "Trees swaying in the summer breeze, showing off their ____ ____" Chad & Jeremy 5. "Roll out those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer, those days of ___ and ___ and ___" Nat King Cole Answers: 1. easy 2. Nights 3. Blues 4. silver leaves  5. soda/pretzels/beer