Music Meme swiped from jerronimo

  1. Put your mp3 player on random.
  2. Post a line bit from the first 20 songs (that have reasonable lyrics) that play.
  3. Ask everyone to guess what song and artist the lines come from.
  4. Strike out the songs when someone guesses correctly.
  5. No cheating.

  1. You gotta get up to get off sometimes
  2. She might fall, but she’ll never lie down
  3. My father left me here with a map crumpled in my hand
  4. Scream at me until my ears bleed, I’m taking heed just for you
  5. I have never taken Life, but I have often paid the price
  6. I can choose to walk the fine line between self control and self abuse_devin_– Barenaked Ladies – Alcohol (yay ladies!)
  7. How could you forsake the love of God that way?
  8. Well a man feels proud to give his woman what she’s longing for
  9. I was beat, incomplete, I’d been had, I was sad and bluejohnboze– Like a Virgin (Teenage Fanclub)
  10. Slip and I fall and I die
  11. Why don’t you close your eyes and reinvent me?
  12. The disappointed disappear like they were never here
  13. As long as we’re together the rest can go to hell
  14. You do it to yourself, you do, and that’s what really hurts
  15. Steps in cleans her soul flowing in the afterglow
  16. Oh you begged me to keep you in that house on the hill
  17. And then my grave will richer, sweeter be
  18. I need you, babe, to put through the shredder in front of my friendsjohnbozeDon’t leave me now (in this case it was the original band, live version) – Pink Floyd
  19. Not that you probably care much about my underwear
  20. My heart will be fine, just stop wasting my time

Some are covers and not originals. Bonus points if people guess the versions I’m listening to, but really, not required at all. 😀


  • johnboze

    June 24, 2006 at 2:08 am

    Number 9 is clearly “Like a Virgin.” (first answer gets the easy one)

    I’m not getting a Madonna vibe tho…

    Maybe Lords of the New Church?

  • johnboze

    June 24, 2006 at 3:46 pm

    Ooh, and 18 is Don’t Leave Me Now, I’m guessing Luther Wright and the Wrongs

    1 and 15 I’m sure I know, but not coming to me

    • Jenny Lee Silver

      June 26, 2006 at 11:51 pm

      In that case it was the original band, from the live album. 🙂

  • _devin_

    June 26, 2006 at 4:56 am

    Ohhhh Bare naked ladies!

    Since “Alcohol” is one of my favorite Bare Naked Ladies songs I guessed #6 with ease!!! As for the rest, I have naught a clue! 🙂 Fun stuff!

    • Jenny Lee Silver

      June 26, 2006 at 11:51 pm

      Re: Ohhhh Bare naked ladies!

      Good job 😀

  • mithoviel

    June 27, 2006 at 11:20 am

    I recognize Radiohead – Just and that’s about it.