The 80s Lyrics Quiz

The Rules:

"Below are 222 lines from 80s pop music songs. Your job is to guess the song and artist of each. Hint: No 2 songs are by the same artist, and all were produced between 1980 - 1989. The average person should be familiar with almost all of the songs, if he/she owned a radio in the 80s. Good Luck!"


I *DID NOT* make this list, therefore I *DO NOT* know all the answers to the 80s Lyric Quiz. This was simply passed on to me and I wanted to see if I could get a bunch of people together to help solve it. So when you think you know most of these you can email me and eventually I'll try and compile a list of answers.

1.	Suckin on chili dogs outside the Tastee-Freez

2.	I've done no harm, I keep to myself

3.	There's a freeway runnin' through the yard

4.	I've seen a million faces and I've rocked them all

5.	Your mom threw away your best porno mag

6.	Can you hear them?  They talk about us, telling lies, well 
	that's no surprise

7. 	One that won't make me nervous, wonderin what to do

8. 	Are you more than hot for me, or am I a page in your history (book)

9. 	I can hear you comin, I know what you're after

10.	And it's true we are immune when fact is fiction and TV reality

11.	Don't go around breaking young girls' hearts

12.	I've got my back against the record machine

13.	You take me by the heart when you take me by the hand

14.	A cloud appears above your head, a beam of light comes shining 
	down on you

15.	I'm lying in the rain, but I never wave bye-bye

16.	He's the one that makes ya feel alright

17.	Are you happy, are you satisfied, how long can you stand the heat

18.	I think I thought you were someone else

19. 	I tried my imagination but I was disturbed

20. 	I tell you one and one makes three

21.	I'll be stretching my mouth to let those big words come right out

22.	And though she will mess up your life, you want her just the same

23.	You can listen as well as you hear

24.	Think of the tender things that we were working on

25.	They gave you life and in return you gave them hell

26.	Knew he must've been about seventeen

27.	I am the maker of rules, dealing with fools

28.	Can't get food for the king

29.	Step on a crack, break your momma's back

30.	Her hair reminds me of a warn safe place where as a child I'd lie

31.	You're like the sun chasing all of the rain away

32.	Everyone you meet, they're jamming in the streets

33.	I'm not internationally known, but, I'm known to rock a microphone

34.	Every time I see you falling, I get down on my knees and pray

35.	We'll take your car, yes we will, we'll take your car and drive it

36.	I said to my reflection "Let's get out of this place"

37.	Easy ready willing overtime

38.	The five years we have had have been such good times

39.	Didn't know how lost I was until I found you

40.	People of the world today are we looking for a better way of life

41.	You in that dress my thoughts I confess verge on dirty

42.	I'm about to lose control and I think I like it

43.	Write it on a pound note, pound note

44.	We are strong, no one can tell us we're wrong

45.	Out on the road today, I saw a deadhead sticker on a Cadillac

46.	Caught up in the action I've been looking out for you

47.	An invisible man sleeping in your bed

48.	But somewhere sometime when you're curious, I'll be back around

49.	I know her love is true but it's so damn easy makin' love to you

50.	Oh mother dear we're not the fortunate ones

51.	And incidents arose from circumstance

52.	You know I like my girls a little bit older

53.	You always live your life never thinking of the future

54.	Now we're sharing the same dreams, and our hearts can beat as one

55.	She don't need a man's touch

56.	She'll get a hold on you, believe it

57.	You're everywhere, but you're so hard to find

58.	You want your percentage, but I'm the fool paying the dues

59.	No April rain, no flowers' bloom, no wedding Saturday within the
	month of June

60.	There's a skeleton chokin' on a crust of bread

61.	With my body and soul I want you more than you'll ever know

62.	I used to think maybe you loved me, now I know that it's true

63.	Animals strike curious poses

64.	Religion is a light in the fog

65.	I don't know where I'm goin' but I sure know where I've been

66.	If you want to find all the cops they're hanging out in the 
	donut shop

67.	And there's a heart that's breaking down this long distance line

68.	I'm always workin', slavin', every day

69.	Feel like I could run away, run away from this empty heart

70.	Kick off your Sunday shoes

71.	Daddy says she's too young, but she's old enough for me

72.	He turned to me as if to say, "Hurry boy, it's waiting there for 

74.	Darken the city night is a wire, steam in the subway earth is a 

75.	She had the body of a venus, Lord imagine my surprise

76.	I can't help recalling how it felt to kiss and hold you tight

77.	Will you meet him on the main line, or will you catch him on the

78.	Watching every motion in this foolish lover's game

79.	You make the sun shine brighter than Doris Day

80.	Loving would be easy if your colours were like my dream, red, gold
	and green

81.	They threw an American flag in our face

82.	When I'm dancing close to her, I can smell the chemicals

83.	She told me to come but I was already there

84.	Streetlight people, living just to find emotion

85.	It belongs to them, let's give it back

86.	Everything you do is quite angelicate

87.	Rolling like thunder under the covers

88.	I don't know what you expect staring into the TV set

89.	My eyes dilate, my lips go green

90.	I touch you once, I touch you twice

91.	To have you with me I would swim the seven seas

92.	Crazy little woman in a one man show

93.	Went the distance, now I'm back on my feet

94.	Got in a little hometown jam, so they put a rifle in my hand

95.	There is freedom within, there is freedom without

96.	But whatever road you choose, I'm right behind you win or lose

97.	I need fifty dollars to make you holler

98.	So let's sink another drink `cause it'll give me time to think

99.	Goddess on the mountain top

100.	Couldn't see how much I missed you (now I do)

101.	They even bother my poor father `cause he's down with me

102.	Where can I find a woman like that

103.	Paul, I think I told you I'm a lover not a fighter

104.	Mine's an ordinary life, working when it's daylight and sleeping 
	when it's night

105.	I had a whiskey on the rocks and change of a dollar for the 

106.	Just don't ask me how I am

107.	Your lights are on but you're not home

108.	Take your passion and make it happen

109.	That little faggot he's a millionaire

110.	I was wrong, now I find just one thing makes me forget

111.	So if you're feeling low, turn up your radio

112.	It's no better to be safe than sorry

113.	Darlin' in my wildest dreams I never thought I'd go

114.	The road is long, there are mountains in your way

115.	The Salvation Army band played and the children drank lemonade

116.	The more you live, the faster you will die

117.	I've got a secret I've been hiding under my skin

118.	I love you though you hurt me so

119.	Wouldn't wanna be swept away, far away from the one that I love

120.	The sheik he drove his Cadillac 

121.	She showed me the beach, gave me a peach, and pulled out the 
	suntan lotion

122.	Two silhouettes saying goodnight by the garden gate

123.	Have some more chicken, have some more pie

124.	I asked the doctor to take your picture so I could look at you 
	from inside as well

125.	Well it's all right riding around in the breeze

126.	I'm just going to keep on counting until you are mine

127.	Every time you call my name, I heat up like a burnin' flame

128.	This is it boys, this is war

129.	I can't understand what makes a man hate another man

130.	I can't sleep at night, I toss and turn

131.	I know you really want to tell me goodbye

132.	Food is served and you're stone cold munchin'

133.	Don't let go while I'm hangin' on, `cause I been hangin' on  so 

134. 	We can dance, everybody look at your hands

135.	I know a place where we can dance the whole night away underneath
	electric stars

136.	I know a good thing must come to an end but it's hard to take 
	losing a friend

137.	Well Superman looked up at me, he said "You rock so naturally"

138.	You can say anything you like, but you can't touch the merchandise

139.	You want a piece of my heart, you better start from the start

140.	But when the wrong word goes in the right ear, I know you been 
	lyin' to me

141.	I follow where my mind goes

142.	What's your definition of dirty, baby

143.	We'll leave the TV and the radio behind

144.	All you sittin' in high places, the rain's gonna fall on you

145.	I turn the switch and check the number, I leave it on when in bed 
	I slumber

146.	So when the night falls, my lonely heart calls

147.	So you better go back to your bars, your temples, your massage

148.	Did you really think about it before you made the rules

149.	So you think my singing's out of time, well it makes me money

150.	Across the north and south to Key Largo, love for sale

151.	Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama

152.	I swear that I could see forever in your eyes

153.	Nothing had the chance to be good, nothing ever could

154.	Take my license and all that jive

155.	Well by the force of will my lungs are filled, and so I breathe

156.	Dreams stay with you like a lover's voice fires the mountainside

157.	No huggin' no kissin' til I get a wedding ring

158.	I don't worry `cause my wallet's fat

159.	Sister's sighing in her sleep

160.	Better make it fast or else I'm gonna get pissed

161.	Wish I knew what you were looking for

162.	What's your price for flight

163.	I know a guy who's tough but sweet

164.	And I had a feeling I could be someone, be someone, be someone

165.	Why do I find it so hard to write the next line, oh I want the 
	truth to be said 

166.	Every time he pulls me near, I just wanna cheer

167.	Put the needle on the record

168.	Whoa no, I've got to keep on moving

169.	Once upon a time there was light in my life, but now there's only
	love in the dark

170.	I stain my sheets, I don't even know why

171.	There were incidents and accidents, there were hints and 

172.	I can't get any rest, people say I'm obsessed

173.	She dances like she's never danced before

174.	Do your fancy dances

175.	Your moves are so raw, I've got to let you know you're one of my 

176.	Get up, get up, get up, get up, let's make love tonight

177.	But when I win your heart, I'm gonna paint it cherry red

178.	All the doors I closed on time will open up again

179.	Dream of better lives, the kind which never hate

180.	You can feel the punishment but you can't commit the sin

181.	I'm not the one to tell you what's wrong or what's right

182.	He wants me, but only part of the time

183.	People don't you know, don't you know it's about time

184.	You were the first, you'll be the last

185.	You think you're mad, too unstable, kicking in chairs and knocking
	down tables

186.	Your heart's been achin' but you're too shy to say it 

187.	The only one who'll hang out with me is my dear Old Granddad

188.	Things are going great, and they're only getting better

189.	So you better treat her right

190.	It's time to bring this ship in to the shore and throw away the 
	oars forever

191.	We are the ones who make a brighter day, so let's start giving

192.	We could dance and party all night, and drink some cherry wine

193.	Dressed up like a million-dollar trooper

194.	You've got to find a way, say what you want to say

195.	Sail away with me to another world

196.	I'll be your friend, I'll help you carry on

197.	Welcome to the big time, you're bound to be a star

198.	Yo no soy marinero, por ti sere, por ti sere, por ti sere

199.	Work all day to earn his pay, so we can play all night

200.	Ever since you've been leaving me, I've been wanting to cry

201.	Baby baby when I look at you, I get a warm feeling inside

202.	And when we hear the voices sing, the book of love will open up 
	and let us in

203.	Some of them want to abuse you, some of them want to be abused

204.	He's licking his lips, he's ready to win, on the hunt tonight for
	love at first sting

205.	I have a picture pinned to my wall

206.	I can see a new horizon underneath the blazin' sky

207.	You'll flow down her river, she'll ask and you'll give her

208.	Earth below us drifting falling floating weightless

209.	Ooh baby, do you know what that's worth?

210.	I know when to pull you closer and I know when to let you loose

211.	Let me hear your body talk

212.	Won't you pack your bags, we'll leave tonight

213.	The beating of our hearts is the only sound

214.	And if this world runs out of lovers, we'll still have each other

215.	Is it so wrong to be human after all?

216.	There is good and bad (mmmm-hmmm) in everyone

217.	Who needs a heart when a heart can be broken?

218.	It's gonna take money, a whole lotta spendin' money

219.	I'm not the kind of girl who gives up just like that

220.	It must've been some kind of kiss, I shoulda walked away

221.	You see it all around you, good lovin' gone bad

222.	Ronny, Bobby, Ricky and Mike, if I like a girl, who cares who you

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