I Can Name That Tune in ... ???

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Apr 13
    Location
    Hunkered Down in the Arena Awaiting Corbin-Knox Central: WWIII
    Posts
    8,980

    I Can Name That Tune in ... ???

    I'll give you some lyrics of a classic tune from yesteryear(you know, back when music was good) and you tell me the name of the tune. If you know it , feel free to NAME THAT TUNE. Only answer if you know it off the top of your head.
    No googling the answer, please.

    On a morning from a Bogart movie
    In a country where they turn back time
    You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre
    Contemplating a crime

    She comes out of the sun in a silk dress running
    Like a watercolor in the rain
    Don't bother asking for explanations
    She'll just tell you that she came...
    Advertisement

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Apr 13
    Location
    Hunkered Down in the Arena Awaiting Corbin-Knox Central: WWIII
    Posts
    8,980

    2.

    ... What a tale my thoughts could tell
    Just like an old time movie
    About a ghost from a wishing well
    In a castle dark or a fortress strong
    With chains upon my feet
    You know that ghost is me
    And I will never be set free
    As long as I'm a ghost you can

  3. #3
    Mack The Knife's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 05
    Location
    "Last night when we were young"
    Posts
    5,776

    Quote Originally Posted by Science Friction View Post
    I'll give you some lyrics of a classic tune from yesteryear(you know, back when music was good) and you tell me the name of the tune. If you know it , feel free to NAME THAT TUNE. Only answer if you know it off the top of your head.
    No googling the answer, please.

    On a morning from a Bogart movie
    In a country where they turn back time
    You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre
    Contemplating a crime

    She comes out of the sun in a silk dress running
    Like a watercolor in the rain
    Don't bother asking for explanations
    She'll just tell you that she came...
    Year Of The Cat-Al Stewart

  4. #4
    Mack The Knife's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 05
    Location
    "Last night when we were young"
    Posts
    5,776

    Quote Originally Posted by Science Friction View Post
    2.

    ... What a tale my thoughts could tell
    Just like an old time movie
    About a ghost from a wishing well
    In a castle dark or a fortress strong
    With chains upon my feet
    You know that ghost is me
    And I will never be set free
    As long as I'm a ghost you can
    If You Could Read My Mind-Gordon Lightfoot

  5. #5

    Join Date
    Apr 13
    Location
    Hunkered Down in the Arena Awaiting Corbin-Knox Central: WWIII
    Posts
    8,980

    3.

    Got out of town on a boat goin' to Southern Islands
    Sailing a reach before a followin' sea
    She was makin' for the trades on the outside
    And the downhill run to Papeete

    Off the wind on this heading lie the Marquesas
    We got eighty feet of the waterline nicely making way
    In a noisy bar in Avalon I tried to call you
    But on a midnight watch I realized why twice you ran away

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Apr 13
    Location
    Hunkered Down in the Arena Awaiting Corbin-Knox Central: WWIII
    Posts
    8,980

    Very nice, Mack. This is right up your alley.

  7. #7
    Mack The Knife's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 05
    Location
    "Last night when we were young"
    Posts
    5,776

    Quote Originally Posted by Science Friction View Post
    3.

    Got out of town on a boat goin' to Southern Islands
    Sailing a reach before a followin' sea
    She was makin' for the trades on the outside
    And the downhill run to Papeete

    Off the wind on this heading lie the Marquesas
    We got eighty feet of the waterline nicely making way
    In a noisy bar in Avalon I tried to call you
    But on a midnight watch I realized why twice you ran away
    Southern Cross-CS&N
    I will let someone else play for awhile.

  8. #8

    Join Date
    Apr 13
    Location
    Hunkered Down in the Arena Awaiting Corbin-Knox Central: WWIII
    Posts
    8,980

    4.

    Well, I went home with the waitress
    The way I always do
    How was I to know
    She was with the Russians, too

    I was gambling in Havana
    I took a little risk
    Send .....................
    Dad, get me out of this

  9. #9

    Join Date
    Apr 13
    Location
    Hunkered Down in the Arena Awaiting Corbin-Knox Central: WWIII
    Posts
    8,980

    Quote Originally Posted by Mack The Knife View Post
    Southern Cross-CS&N
    I will let someone else play for awhile.
    I doubt there's a song from the 50's through the '90's I could stump you with. You're the best when it comes to old movies/songs. Simply the best!!!

  10. #10
    Mack The Knife's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 05
    Location
    "Last night when we were young"
    Posts
    5,776

    Quote Originally Posted by Science Friction View Post
    I doubt there's a song from the 50's through the '90's I could stump you with. You're the best when it comes to old movies/songs. Simply the best!!!
    You’re making me blush...

  11. #11

    Join Date
    Apr 13
    Location
    Hunkered Down in the Arena Awaiting Corbin-Knox Central: WWIII
    Posts
    8,980

    5.

    She said she's married her an architect
    Who kept her warm and safe and dry
    She would have liked to say she loved the man
    But she didn't like to lie

    I said the years had been a friend to her
    And that her eyes were still as blue
    But in those eyes I wasn't sure if I saw
    Doubt or gratitude
    ...
    The beer was empty and our tongues were tired
    And running out of things to say
    She gave a kiss to me as I got out
    And I watched her drive away

    Just for a moment I was back at school
    And felt that old familiar pain
    And, as I turned to make my way back home
    The snow turned into rain

  12. #12

    Join Date
    Apr 13
    Location
    Hunkered Down in the Arena Awaiting Corbin-Knox Central: WWIII
    Posts
    8,980

    6.
    One pill makes you larger
    And one pill makes you small
    And the ones that mother gives you
    Don't do anything at all
    Go ask Alice when she's ten feet tall
    ...

    When men on the chessboard
    Get up and tell you where to go
    And you've just had some kind of mushroom
    And your mind is moving slow
    Go ask Alice, I think she'll know

  13. #13

    Join Date
    Apr 13
    Location
    Hunkered Down in the Arena Awaiting Corbin-Knox Central: WWIII
    Posts
    8,980

    7. One of SF's all-time fave's...

    Love of two is one
    Here but now they're gone
    Came the last night of sadness
    And it was clear she couldn't go on

    Then the door was open and the wind appeared
    The candles blew then disappeared
    The curtains flew then he appeared, saying don't be afraid

  14. #14
    Run To State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 03
    Location
    “I've got a strong urge to fly. But I got nowhere to fly to."
    Posts
    29,997

    Quote Originally Posted by Science Friction View Post
    4.

    Well, I went home with the waitress
    The way I always do
    How was I to know
    She was with the Russians, too

    I was gambling in Havana
    I took a little risk
    Send .....................
    Dad, get me out of this
    Warren Zevon - Lawyers Guns and Money

  15. #15
    Run To State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 03
    Location
    “I've got a strong urge to fly. But I got nowhere to fly to."
    Posts
    29,997

    Quote Originally Posted by Science Friction View Post
    6.
    One pill makes you larger
    And one pill makes you small
    And the ones that mother gives you
    Don't do anything at all
    Go ask Alice when she's ten feet tall
    ...

    When men on the chessboard
    Get up and tell you where to go
    And you've just had some kind of mushroom
    And your mind is moving slow
    Go ask Alice, I think she'll know
    White Rabbit. - Jefferson Airplane

Top