Lyrics Quiz Two, Wong's Revenge, Answers

The Questions

The Answers

  1. We know the game and we're gonna play it
    "Never Gonna Give You Up," Rick Astley ('88)
  2. Get out quick 'cause seein' is believin'
    "Easy Lover," Philip Bailey and Phil Collins ('85)
  3. The Western Desert lives and breathes
    "Beds Are Burning," Midnight Oil ('88)
  4. They say I better get a chaperone/Because I can't stop messin' with the danger zone
    "She Bop," Cyndi Lauper ('84)
  5. Some break the rules and live to count the cost
    "No One Is to Blame," Howard Jones ('86)
  6. When you go, you're gone forever
    "Karma Chameleon," Culture Club ('84)
  7. Always spoke my mind with a gun in my hand
    "Ride Like the Wind," Christopher Cross ('80)
  8. We don't have the time for psychological romance
    "Word Up," Cameo ('86)
  9. When will we ever learn/There's nowhere else we can turn
    "Love Will Conquer All," Lionel Richie ('86)
  10. It's getting hard to wake up in the morning
    "Toy Soldiers," Martika ('89)
  11. The mirror speaks, the reflection lies
    "Cult of Personality," Living Colour ('89)
  12. Somewhere between the soul and soft machine/Is where I find myself again
    "Kyrie," Mr. Mister ('86)
  13. Ain't got no gal to make you smile
    "Don't Worry, Be Happy," Bobby McFerrin ('88)
  14. Your life is trite and jaded
    "We're Not Gonna Take It," Twisted Sister ('84)
  15. And I remember how we'd play simply waste the day away
    "Our House," Madness ('83)
  16. Worlds are turning, and we're just hanging on
    "Higher Love," Steve Winwood ('86)
  17. Telegram force and ready
    "Union of the Snake," Duran Duran ('83)
  18. Puts a song in this heart of mine/Puts a smile on my face every time
    "I Love a Rainy Night," Eddie Rabbitt ('81)
  19. I took a page out of my rule book for you
    "Perfect Way," Scritti Politti ('85)
  20. Now the mist across the window hides the lines
    "Steppin' Out," Joe Jackson ('82)
  21. She's as heavy as a Chevy, pure excitement...
    "Misled," Kool and the Gang ('85)
  22. But now it's over, the moment's gone
    "(I Just) Died in Your Arms," Cutting Crew ('87)
  23. This is too good to be true/Lucky [or, Look at] me, fallin' for you
    "Theme from Greatest American Hero (Believe It or Not)," Joey Scarbury ('81)
  24. Eyes that look like heaven, lips like cherry wine
    "Elvira," Oak Ridge Boys ('81)
  25. Now girl I know the difference between right and wrong
    "If You Don't Know Me by Now," Simply Red ('89)
  26. For every minute I have to work, I need a minute of play
    "Turn Up the Radio," Autograph ('85)
  27. I, wanna take you to my cage, lock you up, and hide the key
    "Jungle Love," The Time ('85)
  28. But I am held in some invisible vice, and I can't get away
    "To Live and Die in L.A.," Wang Chung ('85)
  29. I'm livin' for givin' the devil his due
    "Burnin' for You," Blue Oyster Cult ('81)
  30. I know you're not mine anymore-anyway-anytime
    "I Keep Forgettin'," Michael McDonald ('82)
  31. I'll kick you out of my home if you don't cut that hair
    "Fight for Your Right to Party," Beastie Boys ('87)
  32. She was running from a fat man selling salvation in his hand
    "Jacob's Ladder," Huey Lewis and the News ('87)
  33. Just like Adam and Eve, 'cept you set me free
    "You Dropped a Bomb on Me," The Gap Band ('82)
  34. Just pick it up and throw it into shape
    "What You Need," INXS ('86)
  35. On the ice blue line of insanity, it's a place most never see
    "Maniac," Michael Sembello ('83)
  36. I buy you champagne and roses, put diamonds on your finger
    "Party All the Time," Eddie Murphy ('85)
  37. It's a given L.A. law, someone's faster on the draw
    "Shakedown," Bob Seger ('87)
  38. As God has shown us, by turning stone to bread
    "We Are the World," USA for Africa ('85)
  39. I can feel her comin' from a mile away
    "And We Danced," Hooters ('85)
  40. My fantasy has turned to madness and all my goodness has turned to badness
    "Obsession," Animotion ('85)
  41. Every day is Christmas, and every night is a New Year's Eve
    "The Sweetest Taboo," Sade ('85)
  42. The evening had turned to rain, watch the water roll down the drain
    "Life in a Northern Town," Dream Academy ('86)
  43. The tears I cry aren't tears of pain
    "Human," Human League ('86)
  44. I know your plans don't include me
    "We've Got Tonite," Kenny Rogers & Sheena Easton ('83)
  45. You walked in on the sly, scopin' for love
    "Who's Zoomin' Who," Aretha Franklin ('85)
  46. I know you'll soon recover/Me I go from one extreme to another
    "Look of Love," ABC ('83)
  47. Red roses, temptation, you make the most of an iffy situation
    "Don't Rush Me," Taylor Dayne ('89)
  48. I'll be anything you need
    "Sledgehammer," Peter Gabriel ('86)
  49. It happened forever, for a short time
    "Suddenly Last Summer," The Motels ('83)
  50. The Hollywood Squares are livin' in Disneyland
    "Let's Go All the Way," Sly Fox ('86)
  51. I wake up alone with it all
    "Big Love," Fleetwood Mac ('87)
  52. I'm like a boy among men/I'd like a permanent friend
    "Digging Your Scene," Blow Monkeys ('86)
  53. Want a big red car, and a big white house, and a blue-eyed girl like you
    "C-I-T-Y," John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band ('85)
  54. Well they shake their heads and [they] look at me as if I've lost my mind
    "Watching the Wheels," John Lennon ('81)
  55. You better listen up, 'cause man this ain't just talk
    "This Little Girl," Gary U.S. Bonds ('81)
  56. Get to know the feeling of liberation and relief [or release]
    "Don't Dream It's Over," Crowded House ('87)
  57. I'm not hiding the remedy to cure this old heart of mine
    "I Can Dream About You," Dan Hartman ('84)
  58. You're moving in circles, won't you dilate?
    "Too Shy," Kajagoogoo ('83)
  59. From frustration, first inclination, is to become a monk and leave the situation
    "Bust a Move," Young MC ('89)
  60. Emotions come, I don't why/Cover up love's alibi
    "Call Me," Blondie ('80)
  61. Tosses her head and flips her hair/She got a whole bunch of nothin' in there
    "Valley Girl," Frank Zappa w/ Moon Unit('82)
  62. We can feel the motions of a thousand dreams
    "Doctor! Doctor!," The Thompson Twins ('84)
  63. She'll let you take her home/It whets her appetite
    "Bette Davis Eyes," Kim Carnes ('81)
  64. She's tidied up and I can't find anything!
    "She Blinded Me with Science," Thomas Dolby ('83)
  65. Good things might come to those who wait, but not for those who wait too late
    "Just the Two of Us," Grover Washington, Jr. feat. Bill Withers ('81)
  66. Drawn into the stream of undefined illusion
    "Something About You," Level 42 ('86)
  67. Do you ever dream of me? Do you ever see the letters that I write?
    "Nikita," Elton John ('86)
  68. You might think I'm crazy but I'm serious
    "Pleasure Principle," Janet Jackson ('87)
  69. My eyes dilate, my lips go green
    "Start Me Up," The Rolling Stones ('81)
  70. Now it seems you're telling me/You've changed your wicked ways
    "I Heard a Rumour," Bananarama ('87)
  71. But it's worth it all to hear them say that they care
    "She Works Hard for the Money," Donna Summer ('83)
  72. I can see your face in the mirrors of my mind
    "Valotte," Julian Lennon ('85)
  73. So put your books aside, loosen up the suit and tie...
    "Typical Male," Tina Turner ('86)
  74. Where am I to go now that I've gone too far?
    "Twilight Zone," Golden Earring ('83)
  75. Love, like a road that never ends
    "The Next Time I Fall," Peter Cetera & Amy Grant ('86)
  76. The in crowd say it's cool to dig this chanting thing
    "Rock the Casbah," The Clash ('83)
  77. I find myself telling you things I don't even tell my best friends
    "Lost in Emotion," Lisa Lisa and the Cult Jam ('87)
  78. One more bad break, could bring a fall
    "Eyes Without a Face," Billy Idol ('84)
  79. He plays a melody born to tear me all apart
    "Piano in the Dark," Brenda Russell ('88)
  80. Religion is a light in the fog
    "What I Am," Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians ('89)
  81. I just have to look good/I don't have to be clear
    "Dirty Laundry," Don Henley ('83)
  82. I'm the one who can feel the sun right in the pourin' rain
    "Midnight Blue," Lou Gramm ('87)
  83. It's gettin' rough, off the cuff, I've got to say enough's enough
    "One Thing Leads to Another," The Fixx ('83)
  84. What does love want me to do?
    "Let the Music Play," Shannon ('84)
  85. You fell asleep, I stayed awake, and watched the passing cars
    "Walk the Dinosaur," Was (Not Was) ('89)
  86. What else can I do to get closer to you?
    "Let It Whip," The Dazz Band ('82)
  87. Well then close your eyes and know the words are coming from my heart
    "That's What Friends Are For," Dionne & Friends ('86)
  88. Let's talk about second chances
    "Never Gonna Let You Go," Sergio Mendes ('83)
  89. When I feel that rockin' beat, I can't sit still up outta my seat
    "She's Sexy +17," The Stray Cats ('83)
  90. Only time will tell if we stand the test of time
    "Why Can't this Be Love?," Van Halen ('86)
  91. Happiness is so hard to find
    "I Can't Wait," Nu Shooz ('86)
  92. It looks so easy, but you know, looks sometimes deceive
    "Head Over Heels," The Go-Go's ('84)
  93. Red light, yellow light, green light, go!
    "Pour Some Sugar on Me," Def Leppard ('88)
  94. There's so many good ones still around
    "C'est La Vie," Robbie Nevil ('87)
  95. So now I'll go the minstrel road without you
    "Take It Easy on Me," Little River Band ('82)
  96. ...But I'm frightened of the things I might find
    "Voices Carry," 'Til Tuesday ('85)
  97. Excuse me for the moment, I'm at a loss for words
    "Don't Disturb This Groove," The System ('87)
  98. I know I've been wearin' crazy clothes/And I look pretty crappy sometimes
    "You Better You Bet," The Who ('81)
  99. We wish you'd all throw in the towel
    "It's a Mistake," Men At Work ('83)
  100. There was a woman in the jungle and a monkey on the tree
    "Missionary Man," Eurythmics ('86)
  101. I'm only lookin' for a fantasy, an interlude from reality
    "Tonight I'm Yours," Rod Stewart ('82)
  102. From where I stand, you are home free
    "Magic," Olivia Newton-John ('80)
  103. I tell you one time only with my business please don't mess
    "Rumors," Timex Social Club ('86)
  104. That's right, here's where the talkin' ends
    "You've Got Another Thing Comin'," Judas Priest ('82)
  105. She got me rappin' to the beat then I knew that she was hot
    "Der Kommissar," After The Fire ('83)
  106. If you'd stay, I'd subtract twenty years from my life
    "At This Moment," Billy Vera & the Beaters ('87)
  107. I got nine lives, cat's eyes, using every one of them and runnin' wild
    "Back in Black," AC/DC ('81)
  108. Where ye goin'? What you lookin' for?
    "Sister Christian," Night Ranger ('84)
  109. I got a mouth like an alligator
    "Bang Your Head (Metal Health)," Quiet Riot ('84)
  110. A little flesh, a little history
    "One Night in Bangkok," Murray Head ('85)
  111. By now the fighting will be close at hand
    "Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)," Mike and the Mechanics ('86)
  112. We got the words/No one needs to show us how
    "Method of Modern Love," Hall and Oates ('85)
  • 1a. What is the connection among numbers 11, 16, 60, and 99 on the original 118 question quiz?
    Robert John "Mutt" Lange wrote, co-wrote, or produced all of these songs.
  • 1b. After solving part a), find two other songs on this list that match the connection
    "Back in Black" and "Pour Some Sugar on Me"
  • 2. What is the connection between number 110 and number 111 in this quiz? [Think Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon here]
    "One Night in Bangkok" is from the musical "Chess," which was co-written by Benny Andersson of ABBA. Frida Lyngstad, also of ABBA, had her solo hit "I Know There's Something Going On" produced by Genesis. "Silent Running" is made by Genesis guitarist Mike Rutherford's side group Mike and the Mechanics. Therefore, since Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford are in the same group, Genesis winds up being the link between the two songs.
  • 3. Bonus Lyric: I see no harm or danger in escaping if the method suits the style
    "On the Loose," Saga ('83)
  • 4. Bonus Lyric: Deals dope out of Denny's/Keeps a table in the back
    "Welcome to the Boomtown," David & David ('86)
  • 5. Bonus Lyric: We're even skanking to Bob Marley/ Reggae's expanding with Sly and Robbie
    "Genius of Love," Tom Tom Club ('82)
  • 6. To show your unyielding commitment to the 80's, figure out this Bonus Lyric: So it's once around the block, and I slide back out the side door
    "Pac Man Fever," Buckner & Garcia ('82)
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