Random 10 11-7-14

Here again, like a broken (but not unpleasantly skipping) record. Last week. This week:

  1. “A Talk With George” by Jonathan Coulton
    Don’t live another day unless you make it count
  2. “Somedays” by Paul McCartney
    I laugh to think how young we were
  3. “Get Off of My Cloud” by the Rolling Stones, guessed by Occupant
    He says I’ve won five pounds if I have his kind of detergent pack
  4. “Stone Rollin'” by Raphael Saadiq
    It makes an old man throw away his cane
  5. “People Got a Lotta Nerve” by Neko Case
    It took half your leg and both your lungs
  6. “Last Stop: This Town” by Eels
    Can you take me where you’re going if you’re never coming back
  7. “Sometime in the Morning” by the Monkees
    And you’ll realize how much you never knew before
  8. “Sympathique” by Pink Martini
    Je veux seulement l’oublier
  9. “Party in the CIA” by Weird Al Yankovic, guessed by Occupant
    Everyone so cloak and dagger
  10. “The Wind” by Cat Stevens
    I let my music take me where my heart wants to go

As always, good luck guessing the lyrics!

Random 10 10-31-14

Last week…or rather, two weeks ago. This week:

  1. “Wild Is the Wind” by Nina Simone
    I hear the sound of mandolins
  2. “Paperbacks With Paragraphs Underlined” by Woodpecker!
    Sex and death have always been two kissing cousins
  3. “Ooh La La” by Goldfrapp
    Don’t want it Baudelaire, just glitter lust
  4. “Numb Bears” by Of Monsters and Men
    Breaking little twigs with my feet
  5. “Lover to Lover” by Florence + the Machine
    I’ve been setting myself up for the fall
  6. “Paperback Writer” by the Beatles, guessed by Clayton
    It’s based on a novel by a man named Lear
  7. “Song to Bobby” by Cat Power
    You sang the song that I was screaming
  8. “Bad Boyfriend” by Garbage
    If you can’t love me, honey, go on just pretend
  9. “Camouflage” by Tim Fite
    And if you really wanna pop, put this new shit on
  10. “Walk Us Uptown” by Elvis Costello
    Some scoop gold from the dirt in the gutter

Good luck!

Random 10 10-17-14

Last week. This week:

  1. “Tiny Dancer” by Elton John, guessed by Occupant
    The words she knows, the tune she hums
  2. “I’m Not in Love” by Kat Edmondson
    I don’t take cues from horoscope hounds
  3. “Callin’ Out” by Lyrics
    I won’t stop till I feel my lungs stop breathing
  4. “Wise Up” by Aimee Mann
    Prepare a list for what you need
  5. “Plus Ones” by Okkervil River
    And no one wants a tune about the 100th luftballoon
  6. “You Don’t Know How it Feels” by Tom Petty, guessed by Betty
    But she don’t give a damn for me
  7. “Duet for Emmylou and the Grievous Angel” by Rah Rah
    I won’t kiss you now but I will once you’re gone
  8. “Witchy Woman” by the Eagles, guessed by Occupant
    She can rock you in the nighttime till your skin turns red
  9. “Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Mephis Blues Again” by Pat Guadagno & Tired Horses (orig. Bob Dylan)
    And the ladies treat me kindly and furnish me with tape
  10. “Nobody Home” by Pink Floyd, guessed by Clayton
    I’ve got a little black book with my poems in

So it goes. Good luck!

Random 10 10-10-14

Last week. This week:

  1. “Slow Show” by the National
    I made a mistake in my life today
  2. “All That I’m Good For” by Hem
    I got shadows snapping at my tail
  3. “Good Girls Don’t” by the Knack, guessed by Occupant
    And her parents won’t be coming home til late
  4. “It Doesn’t Get Better Than This” by Eugene Edwards
    Washington detectives have their theories
  5. “We’re Not Gonna Take It” by Hellsongs (orig. Twisted Sister), guessed by Occupant
    If that’s your best, your best won’t do
  6. “Drummer” by Coconut Records
    You’ve been changing all the time
  7. “Have You Forgotten” by Red House Painters
    We listened low to Casey Kasem’s radio show
  8. “New World” by Leroy
    Will our children ever get to play out in the yard?
  9. “Sunday Bloody Sunday” by U2, guessed by Clayton
    How long must we sing this song?
  10. “The Bug” by Mary Chapin Carpenter (orig. Dire Straits), guessed by Clayton
    Sometimes you’re the Louisville Slugger

Guess the lyric, win no prize! Good luck!

Random 10 10-3-14

So this again. Presumably if you’re interested you know the drill.

  1. “Jerry Springer” by Weird Al Yankovic, guessed by Clayton
    They have a history of ripping off their shirts
  2. “Golden Years” by David Bowie, guessed by Clayton
    Nights are warm and the days are young
  3. “Uninvited” by Alanis Morrisette, guessed by Betty
    I have simply wanted an object to crave
  4. “Skyfall” by Adele, guessed by Occupant
    Hold your breath and count to ten
  5. “Swim Club” by the Cave Singers
    I can feel the future just fine
  6. “Too Many Rivers to Cross” by Jimmy Cliff
    As I travel along the white cliffs of Dover
  7. “Dance, Soterios Johnson” by Jonathan Coulton
    All the club kids are watching your glowstick glow
  8. “One Tiny Thing” by 8in8
    Things fade so quickly out of sight
  9. “Zero From Outer Space” by Tom Petty
    You think that you’re so big
  10. “Happy to Hang Around” by Travis
    And I’ll never get into your heart

Good luck!