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Nov 23, 2015

Coming Up: 30 Days of Christmas

Starting November 25, you'll want to check this blog every day. I'm planning 30 Days of Christmas, a countdown to the holiday that is sure to make you merry. (Maggie and I are collaborating)

Giveaways
Pet Stories
Contests
Character-Written Posts
Author Spotlights
...and anything else we can think of!

So starting Wednesday, Nov. 25th, check here every day for something to warm your heart and boost your Christmas spirit!

Oct 7, 2014

You Know Where You Can Go!

Where does the song recommend you go?
1. "When you're alone and life is making you lonely..." Petula Clark
2. "So if your baby's left you..." Elvis
3. "If you're blue and you don't know where to go to..." Young Frankenstein for one
4. "___ ___ is the scene you should make..." The Cowsills
5. "Take your troubles to the ____" Elvis again

Answers:
1. Downtown
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zx06XNfDvk0
2. Heartbreak Hotel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PotB76gi2_4
3. (Putting on) the Ritz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1FLZPFI3jc
4. Indian Lake
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw7ubMgByYQ
5. Chapel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00eUebsh68M

Oct 5, 2014

Listen to Your Mother!

Songs about Mama:
1. "Mama Said There'd Be ___ ___ ___" The Shirelles
2. "Mama Told Me ___ ___ ___" Three Dog Night
3. "___ ___ Mama" Cabaret
4. "Mama's Got a ____" The Who
5. "The Last of the ___ ___ Mamas"  Sophie Tucker







Answers:
1. Days Like This
www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQlImg2bm28
2.  Not to Come
www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKaQzQAlNn4
3. Don't Tell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhIt69v0yzY
4. Squeeze Box
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXoxH8HI7z8
5. Red Hot 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rS-n8_mCuSE

Sep 18, 2014

"Farm" ing

In honor of my delightful visit to Birchwood Farms Golf & Country Club yesterday, songs about farms.

1. "How You Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm (after they've seen ____)?"
2. "Thank God I'm ___ ___ ___!"
3. "Out Behind the ___"
4. "The farmer said to the ___ ___, 'Why'd you pick my farm?"
5. "She Thinks My ____ ___"





Answers
1. Paree
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgqVCJpRqWQ
2. A Country Boy
www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRgL92K5zuE
3. Barn
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_mUz3RWKHQ 
4. Boll Weevil
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5H6iwQGWl4
5. Tractor's Sexy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWu4aynBK7E

Sep 16, 2014

Songs about Songs

Name the artist associated with the titles of songs that mention songs.

1. "Silly Love Songs"
2. "Song Sung Blue"
3. "Never-ending Love for You"
4. "With a Song in My Heart"
5. "I've Got a Name"




Answers:
1. Paul McCartney & Wings
 www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_9QooYDYtU
2. Neil Diamond
www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1t9zOwmWok
3. Various, but this one is George Jones & Tammy Wynette
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3Vgsv-T2gg
4. Again, various, but this one's Doris Day
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPs0H4cydGU
5. Jim Croce
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcqauC49Xmc

Sep 15, 2014

Water, Water Everywhere...

Songs that mention water or bodies of same.

1. "____ River" Suicide spot?
2. "How High's the Water, ___?" Family discussion
3. "____Lake" The place to be for summer sun
4. "Moonlight ___" Voices singing about sticking around
5. "A Sleepy ___" Night on a tropical island









Answers:
1. Moody
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLMbAq9r8Wk
2. Momma
 www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLMbAq9r8Wk
3. Indian
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw7ubMgByYQ
4. Bay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebuS01qjOas
5. Lagoon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmcWaIbLUMk

Sep 8, 2014

Fill in the titles to songs that ask the burning question: WHY?

1. "Why __  __ __ __ Love?" Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
2. "Why __ __ __ __ You?" Reba
3. "Why __ __ __ You?" Showboat
4. "Why __ __ __...?" My Fair Lady
5. "Why __ __ __ __?" War



Answers:
1. "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=q96ylFiQK_I
2. "Why Haven't I Heard from You?"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-d7vAbKTmus
3. "Why Do I Love You?"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFhAzZv-Dsg
4. "Why Can't the English...?"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAYUuspQ6BY
5. "Why Can't We Be Friends?"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DmYLrxR0Y8

Sep 1, 2014

Boom!

1. An Irishman with a short temper "...left the barber shop with tonic on his hair..."
2. A chick in a black bikini who "must be a magic genie."
3. A sound effect in a novelty song about a mysterious item nobody wants around.
4. About a girl whose "shoes paddy-whack in the front and the back..."
5. "Hallelujah--the question is peculiar..."





Answers:



1. "Clancy Lowered the Boom"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tm3kGJgj6C0
2. "Chick-A-Boom"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPStw1SzcQc    
3. "The Thing"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lcj16EGYYrs
4. "Chicka-Boom"
http://www.allmusic.com/song/chicka-boom-mt0011981794
5. "Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor on the Bedpost Overnight?"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6bFTVi0hHs

Aug 31, 2014

Rhymes with 'Remember'

Songs that mention September:

1. "Oh, it's a long, long time, from May to December..."
2. "I'll be alone each and every night, while you're away, don't forget to write."
3. "Do you remember?"
4. "...when you were a tender and callow fellow."
5. "Stay for just a while..."





Answers:
1. "September Song" Frank Sinatra
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wte1uk4A5eU
2. "See you in September" The Happenings
www.youtube.com/watch?v=iu-7DXBiVsA
3. "September" Earth, Wind & Fire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQf9dtrc26A&feature=kp
4. "Try to Remember" Jerry Orbach!!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEW1F9kZ-UE
5. "September Morn" Neil Diamond
www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVLonpBtkH0

Aug 30, 2014

They Come in Threes

Each song has to do with three.
1. "We do everything alike/ We look alike/We walk alike, we talk alike, and what is more we hate each other very much...
2. "And what I feel in my heart, they say sincerely..."
3. "Thanks for the times that you've given me..."
4. "...we've danced the whole night through..."
5. "Hey, girl, what you doin' down there?"



 Answers:


1. "Triplets"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjW_yvrC0cE
2. "Three Little Words"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxVaBu5i1QE
3. "Three Times a Lady"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=RaFJcJO3RH4
4. "Three O'clock in the Morning"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCQaZ0URnLA 
5. "Knock Three Times"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7Jvsbcxunc (I'm willing to bet Tony HATES this video!)

Aug 29, 2014

Ode to Billy Joel

Fill in the lyrics to Billy's songs. (BTW, it was REALLY hard for me to pick only five!)

1. "You had to be a ___ ___, didn't ya?"
2. "What's the matter with the clothes I'm wearing? Can't you tell that your ___ ___ ___?"
3. "We met as soulmates on Parris Island. We left as ___  ___ ___ ___."
4 ."In the middle of the night, I go ___ ___ ___ ___."
5. "If you said goodbye to me tonight, there would still be ___ ___ ___ ___"



Answers:

1. "Big Shot"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEea624OBzM
2. tie's too wide "Still Rock & Roll to Me"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eAQa4MOGkE
3. from an asylum "Goodnight Saigon"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CABCIseO8Zo
4. walking in my sleep "The River of Dreams"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p66Q5btJ9ak
5. music left to write  "The Longest Time"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nR0dkiHEW8

Aug 26, 2014

Polite Songs

These songs have "please" and "thank you" just like your parents taught you!

1. The Beatles: "Why do I always have to say, Love? ___  ___ ___"
2. Jim Croce: "Thank you for your time, Well, you've been so much more than kind." ___
3. The Marvelettes: "Please, ___ ___, look and see."
4. Andrew Gold: "Thank You for ___ ___ ___"
5. Bob Hope: "Thanks for ___ ___"



1. "Please Please Me"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h43nuGSd1m4
2." Operator"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPu_G-T28iU
3. Mr. Postman
www.youtube.com/watch?v=425GpjTSlS4   
4. Being a Friend
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZN3E9Yyd1HA
5. The Memory
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPu_G-T28iU
 
 

Aug 23, 2014

True Colors

What hair or eye color is mentioned in these songs?

1. "___ Is the Color of My True Love's Hair"
2. "There runs Mary, hair of ___ and lips like cherries..."
3. "___ -Eyed Lady"
4. "Has Anybody Seen My Gal?"
5. "___-Eyed Girl"


Answers:
1. Black
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJRh7PSaOzI
2. gold "The Green, Green Grass of Home"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WN3ME-rgpws
3. Green
www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_DydKnpDsk
4. eyes of blue
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15b-SqxEabg
5. Brown
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfmkgQRmmeE

Aug 22, 2014

Body Parts

Sorry. That's what came to mind. Maybe too many CSI reruns!

1. What do you get from working your fingers to the bone, according to Hoyt Axton?
2. What do the Eagles contend you can't hide?
3. What have no rhythm, according to George Michael?
4. What can't Sir Mix-a-Lot lie about liking?
5. What body part is Little Anthony  apparently leaving behind?



Answers:
1. Bony Fingers
https://search.yahoo.com/search?ei=utf-8&fr=ytff1-yff29&p=song%20boney%20fingers&type=
2. Lyin' Eyes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-NlR54PqLw
3. guilty feet (from "Careless Whisper")
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izGwDsrQ1eQ
4. big butts (from "Baby Got Back")
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ImZTwYwCug
5.his head ("Going Out of My Head")
https://video.search.yahoo.com/video/play;_ylt=A2KLqIKeZPdT1WsAZFX7w8QF

Aug 20, 2014

When Was That?

1. Anxious girl asks, "Will You ___ ___ ___ Tomorrow?"
2. Depressed Beatle believes in "___"
3. Lots of ticking rhythm in "___ ___ Come Today."
4. Chad & Jeremy lament that "Yesterday's ___"
5. But you should never doubt that "The ___  ___  ___ ___ Tomorrow!"

1. Still Love Me
www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnPlJxet_ac
2. Yesterday
www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjpzTys0s9g
3. Time Has Come
www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHfB63ln1Ig
4. Gone
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0ZJTbuFxjk
5. sun will come out
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yop62wQH498

Aug 15, 2014

Let's Get This Party STARTed!

1. The Stones: "Start ___ ___"
2. Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme: "This Could Be the Start of ___ ___"
3. Billy Joel: "We Didn't Start ___ ___"
4. The Bee Gees: "I Started a ___"
5. John Lennon: "Just Like Starting ___"



Answers:
1. Me Up
www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGyOaCXr8Lw
2. Something Big
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHDmkv2gpX0
3. the Fire 
www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFTLKWw542g
4. Joke
www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSxuvNGSrmc
5. Over 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HLVXrAErlU


Aug 14, 2014

Quiz: Two Songs, One Name

1. "Mr. ___" and "Stagger ___"
2. "___, Get Angry" and "____ B. Goode"
3. "___ O' My Heart" and "___ (it will come back to you)"
4. "___'s Girl" and "Me and ___ McGee"
5. "___, ___ (where you goin' to?)" and "Along Came ___"



Amazon Kindle-http://www.amazon.com/Killing-Despair-Loser-Mysteries-Three-ebook/dp/B00MKBH3MU/ref=la_B002JK5FKY_1_10?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1408013475&sr=1-10
NookBook-http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/killing-despair-peg-herring/1120104924?ean=2940150674912
Print versions on their way...





Answers:
1. Lee
www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCoNtro4BKo
www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCPutYaGFlE 
2. Johnny
www.youtube.com/watch?v=pI_nk0L-cF4
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFo8-JqzSCM 
3. Peg
www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGQJNMGGBHg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KHQnlFwxzU&list=RD9KHQnlFwxzU
4. Bobby
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Cfz33QIsdY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXV_QjenbDw
5. Mary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6jVxks8M4A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYJhhKSXOBo

Aug 8, 2014

The World Is Too Much With Us

The title above is a quote from a poem by Wordsworth. If you think the modern world is worse than the world of yesterday, look at the poem and see what he said of his own time, around 1800.

But that's not a quiz. This is a quiz:

1. "Hey, did you happen to see the ___ ___ ___ in the World?" Charlie Rich
2. "Around the world, I ___ ___ ___" Frank Sinatra
3. "Don't they know it's ___ ___ of the world?" Skeeter Davis
4. "He's Got the Whole World ___ ___ ___" Kids' song
5. "My world is ___ ___ ___" The Supremes

Image result for image cartoon earth



Answers:
1. Most Beautiful Girl
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhqbESuc2v8
2. searched for you
www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDa3iB43KUk
3. the end
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qgcy-V6YIuI
4. in His Hands
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TK6gLtDO0E
5. Empty Without You
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymT9rQRbbYM

Aug 6, 2014

Hot Shots: Songs About Guns

Songs about Guns

1. "The Gun, the Gun, the Gun, the Gun, the Gun..." from what musical?
2. Who's got a gun, according to Aerosmith?
3. "I Didn't Know the Gun ___  ___"
4. "Big Iron ___  ___  ___" Marty Robbins
5. "Don't Take Your Guns ___   ____, Son" Johnny Cash




1. Chicago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBM82Ju2kJU
2. Janie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqQn2ADZE1A
3. Was Loaded
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGJMtnRMpjM
4. on His Hip
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGmUsJvRv7U
5. to Town
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMMp_llzBT4

Aug 1, 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
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl5vi9ir49g
3. Golden Hair
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIycEe59Auc
4. Hey, Soul
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVpv8-5XWOI
5. Spare a Dime
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eih67rlGNhU

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