“Come out Virginia, don’t let me wait, you Catholic girls start much too late…”
a. Phil Collins
b. The Beach Boys
c. Elvis Presley
d. Billy Joel
“Stay with me, my love I hope you’ll always be / Right here by my side if ever I needed you; Oh my love …”
c. Air Supply
d. Mike and the Mechanics
“I was bruised and battered, and I couldn’t tell what I felt…”
a. Eric Clapton
b. Bruce Springsteen
c. Bob Marley
d, The Byrds
“I can’t light no more of your darkness; all my pictures seem to fade to black and white…”
a. Buddy Holly
b. The Bee Gees
c. Elton John
“Oh won’t you take me home tonight? Oh down beside your red firelight…”
a. Creedence Clearwater Revival
d. The Rolling Stones
“Brain Boiler” Bonus Question:
“The whispers in the morning of lovers sleeping tight / are rolling like thunder now,
as I look in your eyes …”
a. Carole King
b. Shirley Bassey
c. Celine Dion
d. Jennifer Rush
Question 1: D
From the hit song “Only the Good Die Young,” by Billy Joel. Originally appeared on his 1977 album The Stranger. Lyrics and music by Billy Joel.
Question 2: A
From the song “Follow You Follow Me” by Genesis. Originally recorded on their 1978 album …And Then There Were Three. Lyrics and music by Tony Banks, Phil Collins, and Mike Rutherford.
Question 3: B
From the 1993 song “Streets of Philadelphia,” by Bruce Springsteen. Originally written as the theme song for the 1993 film Philadelphia starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington. Lyrics and music by Bruce Springsteen.
Question 4: C
From the 1974 smash hit “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me,” by Elton John. Originally appeared on the Caribou album. Lyrics by Bernie Taupin and music by Elton John.
Question 5: B
From the song “Fat Bottomed Girls” by Queen. Originally recorded on their 1978 album Jazz. Music and lyrics by Brian May.
“Brain Boiler” Bonus Question: D
From the song “The Power of Love,” originally recorded by Jennifer Rush on her 1984 album Jennifer Rush. This song has subsequently been recorded by several artists… most notably Celine Dion, who took it to number one in the charts in 2000. Lyrics and music by Jennifer Rush, Mary Susan Applegate, Candy DeRouge, and Gunther Mende.
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Liner notes of respective CDs.