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3 hours ago, Cypress Sun said:

 

You're right, I had to look it up. I've heard the band before as I do listen to different music styles except hip hop/rap. I would have never won the grand prize if this was the question.:P

 

18 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

 

I've heard of the band and Hatfield, my son, sometimes listens to the more modern stuff so I've likely heard it before!!  Wouldn't have ever come up with it on my own.


I went to an inner city high school that was incredibly diverse before the word “diverse” became a popular pc catch word. Old school hip hop / rap was and is something I am fine with, and I keep some on my playlists to this day.

 

With two daughters very into music, and my youngest being almost encyclopedic in her knowledge and interest of music, it was hard not to get to know more modern music. Since I’ve got a hunch nobody is going to come up with the answer, I’ll say I find a lot of Fall Out Boy’s music to be enjoyable, and Dance, Dance features prominently on my running playlist.

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17 hours ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

While we're waitin' on those two, let me throw y'all a softball!!

 

When I die don't cry for me,

Don't bury me at all!

Lay my lovin' last bones to rest,

In a jar of alcohol!

Hundred proof alcohol!!

 

 

Anybody??  The artist is ICONIC!!  

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On 2/23/2021 at 7:57 PM, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

 

Here’s one!! Pretty obscure too!

 

There was a time, early in life,

When he gambled the game and he carried the knife,

And he was winnin’ that very night.

 

He cussed the devil, yes he cussed him good,

And he swore he’d whip him, yes he swore he could,

And he dared him to come to him if he would.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’m gonna say that this one has got the audience stumped, so I’m gonna spill.

 

Black Oak Arkansas: “Uncle Lijiah”

 

 

 

 

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19 hours ago, Cypress Sun said:

 

Dr. Hook - More Than The Movies?

 

I used to have the album back in the day.

Close enough--More Like the Movies.  Great Job!

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Don't care if my liver is hanging by a thread

Don't care if my doctor says I oughta be dead

When my ugly old car won't make this hill

I'll write a suicide note on a hundred-dollar bill

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8 hours ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

 

Anybody??  The artist is ICONIC!!  

 

Since it's been hanging out for awhile, what the heck. Hoyt Axton's Lightning Bar Blues? Yes, I will admit, even though I like Hoyt Axton, this is one I wasn't familiar with. It was also recorded by Arlo Guthrie and others.

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1 minute ago, DocWard said:

 

Since it's been hanging out for awhile, what the heck. Hoyt Axton's Lightning Bar Blues? Yes, I will admit, even though I like Hoyt Axton, this is one I wasn't familiar with. It was also recorded by Arlo Guthrie and others.

 Ding Ding Ding Ding!!

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58 minutes ago, MizPete said:

Don't care if my liver is hanging by a thread

Don't care if my doctor says I oughta be dead

When my ugly old car won't make this hill

I'll write a suicide note on a hundred-dollar bill

 

Dire Straits: Heavy Fuel!!

 

GOOD ONE!!

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This should be a piece of cake.

In the silence of her mind
Quiet movements where I can find
Grabbing for me with her eyes
Now I'm falling from her skies

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29 minutes ago, DocWard said:

This should be a piece of cake.

In the silence of her mind
Quiet movements where I can find
Grabbing for me with her eyes
Now I'm falling from her skies

 

Guess Who: No Sugar Tonight 

 

Often combined with New Mother Nature on the radio and in concert!

 

If you can find it, check out American Woman from the album “Live at the Paramount”!!  You talk about Politically Incorrect!!:lol: :o

 

 

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Another softball!!  Second verse!!

 

Well dark clouds are formin’,

And I’m standin’ out in the rain!

Yeah, dark clouds are formin’,

And I’m standin’ out in the rain!

Black water keeps a rollin’!

Lord! ‘Bout ta’ drive po’ me insane.

 

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5 hours ago, DocWard said:

This should be a piece of cake.

In the silence of her mind
Quiet movements where I can find
Grabbing for me with her eyes
Now I'm falling from her skies

One of my favorites 

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10 hours ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

Guess Who: No Sugar Tonight 

 

Often combined with New Mother Nature on the radio and in concert!

 

If you can find it, check out American Woman from the album “Live at the Paramount”!!  You talk about Politically Incorrect!!:lol: :o

 

 

 

I know they are listed as two songs, but I have to believe they are intended as one, to be played together, especially considering the ending with the repeated "mother" "nature" and "no sugar."

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1 hour ago, DocWard said:

 

I know they are listed as two songs, but I have to believe they are intended as one, to be played together, especially considering the ending with the repeated "mother" "nature" and "no sugar."

 

 

On that "Live at the Paramount" album, they do "New Mother Nature" as a stand alone number and in a more Blues style.  Even the tune is somewhat different!!  Check it out. I think you'll like it!!

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The radio station I used to listen to as a teenager would play this every Friday at Five.

 

I don't give a hoot about what people have to say
I'm laughin' as I'm analyzed
Lunatics Anonymous, that's where I belong
Sure 'cause I am one, 'til my strength is gone

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Never noticed that part of the recording OR can't recall hearing it.  The second half is familiar and I heard it played a lot in the seventies.  Looked it up, so someone else can name it!!

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40 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

Never noticed that part of the recording OR can't recall hearing it.  The second half is familiar and I heard it played a lot in the seventies.  Looked it up, so someone else can name it!!


Yet another two songs that are best heard as one. Must be a Canadian thing!

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14 hours ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

Well dark clouds are formin’,

And I’m standin’ out in the rain!

Yeah, dark clouds are formin’,

And I’m standin’ out in the rain!

Black water keeps a rollin’!

Lord! ‘Bout ta’ drive po’ me insane.

 

 

C’mon y’all!!  I figured that this one was a gimme!!

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3 hours ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

C’mon y’all!!  I figured that this one was a gimme!!


That’s one of those I know I should know, but I just can’t place it. If nobody answers soon, I’ll look it up.

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3 hours ago, DocWard said:


That’s one of those I know I should know, but I just can’t place it. If nobody answers soon, I’ll look it up.

I did, and I think my question might be a hint. But since I googled it I can't claim any prize for knowing it.

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Try this one:

 

Mildew, rot, and a warping floor.

And your clothes start sprouting penicillin.

And the planking collapses when

your kid pokes at it with a lollipop stick.

And that monster engine don't help a lot,

it roars and sparks and you make one knot.

 

This might be google-proof (really obscure). I clearly remember the album name, I think I remember the song name. Give me the next lyric for the win! Bonus if the song name matches my memory.

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4 minutes ago, John Kloehr said:

I did, and I think my question might be a hint. But since I googled it I can't claim any prize for knowing it.

 

 I ended up looking it up. As soon as I saw what it was I couldn't believe I couldn't figure it out. 

 

 

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3 hours ago, John Kloehr said:

Try this one:

 

Mildew, rot, and a warping floor.

And your clothes start sprouting penicillin.

And the planking collapses when

your kid pokes at it with a lollipop stick.

And that monster engine don't help a lot,

it roars and sparks and you make one knot.

 

 

 

That one is sho’ nuff a puzzler!!

 

 I don’t have a clue and it doesn’t come up on any lyric search.  It COULD be a Buffet tune.  Half his stuff is about boats...

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On 2/25/2021 at 7:00 PM, Blackwater 53393 said:

Another softball!!  Second verse!!

 

Well dark clouds are formin’,

And I’m standin’ out in the rain!

Yeah, dark clouds are formin’,

And I’m standin’ out in the rain!

Black water keeps a rollin’!

Lord! ‘Bout ta’ drive po’ me insane.

 

I tried to answer but all the telephone lines are down because of the Texas Flood.  'bout to drive poor Stevie Ray insane!

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On 2/25/2021 at 8:00 PM, Blackwater 53393 said:

Another softball!!  Second verse!!

 

Well dark clouds are formin’,

And I’m standin’ out in the rain!

Yeah, dark clouds are formin’,

And I’m standin’ out in the rain!

Black water keeps a rollin’!

Lord! ‘Bout ta’ drive po’ me insane.

 

 

 

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Try this one!!  Many have covered it!!  CLASSIC!

 

 

The night was clear
And the moon was yellow
And the leaves came tumbling down
I was standing on the corner
When I heard my bulldog bark
He was barkin' at the two men who were gamblin'
In the dark
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7 hours ago, MizPete said:

Stagger Lee

 

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Try this one!!

 

 

Arrows of neon and flashing marquees out on Main Street
Chicago, New York, Detroit and it's all on the same street
Your typical city involved in a typical daydream
Hang it up and see what tomorrow brings

 

 

J.K.!  Still got no idea on your boat song!!

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20 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

Try this one!!

 

 

Arrows of neon and flashing marquees out on Main Street
Chicago, New York, Detroit and it's all on the same street
Your typical city involved in a typical daydream
Hang it up and see what tomorrow brings

 

 

J.K.!  Still got no idea on your boat song!!

Grateful Dead - Truckin'

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3 minutes ago, Cypress Sun said:

Grateful Dead - Truckin'

 

 

 

 

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This is the second verse of the song. The song was done by two artists although one made it popular.

 

He used to say buddy you know where I'm goin' when they let me out of here

Alabama could be heaven is the Lord was there

And he talked about the southland though he'd drifted from it's shore

Never saw a man who loved it more

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8 hours ago, Cypress Sun said:

This is the second verse of the song. The song was done by two artists although one made it popular.

 

He used to say buddy you know where I'm goin' when they let me out of here

Alabama could be heaven is the Lord was there

And he talked about the southland though he'd drifted from it's shore

Never saw a man who loved it more

 

I had no clue, so I had to look it up. I'll wait a little longer.

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This should be an easy one:

 

It doesn't take much, just a smile or a touch
And I'm a kid again, I can almost feel that wind

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