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This Is For All The Lonely People


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This Is For All The Lonely People game quiz
"So many songs have been inspired by loneliness. This quiz will look at lyrics, song titles, recording artists, and song writers that all have one thing in common...being lonely."

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1. Let's start with the title song...What solo artist/band payed homage to the lonely with this lyric: "This is for all the lonely people, thinking that love has passed them by..."?
    Joe Walsh
    Glenn Frey

2. "Lonely, I'm Mister Lonely. I have nobody for my own". Bobby Vinton had a Billboard Number One single with this song in 1964. What was the cause of Mr. Lonely's forelorn state of mind?
    He was at the prom alone watching others dancing
    His best friend stole his best girl
    He was a soldier away from home
    His best girl was killed in a car accident

3. "Everybody here is going out and having fun. I'm a fool for staying home and having none. I can't get over how she set me free. Oh, Lonesome Me". It's a song on Neil Young's solo album "After The Gold Rush"; who wrote it?
    Larry McMurtry
    Neil Young
    Don Gibson
    Willie Nelson

4. "Have you heard about the Lonesome Loser? Beaten by the Queen of Hearts every time. Have you heard about the Lonesome Loser? He's a loser but he still keeps on trying". Which band/solo artist sang us this tale of woe?
    Little River Band
    Gerry Rafferty
    Air Supply

5. "Sittin' here restin' my bones, this loneliness won't leave me alone. It's 2000 miles I've roamed just to make this dock my home." What's the title of this mega-hit by Otis Redding?
    Answer: (7 words: no brackets)

6. "Good Morning Mr. Sunshine, you brighten up my day. Come sit beside me in your way. Lonely Days, lonely nights. Where would I be without my woman?". What band/solo artist recorded this song?
    The Beatles
    Procol Harem
    Crosby, Stills, and Nash
    The Bee Gees

7. "She calls me "baby". She calls everybody "baby". It's a lonely old night....". Please complete this John Mellencamp lyric.
    when she don't call.
    but ain't they all.
    about to fall.
    guess I'll go to the mall.

8. "...and take a last flying look at the last lonely ______." Do you know what endangered species is referred to in this New Riders of the Purple Sage lyric?
    spotted owl
    harp seal

9. "Lonesome and lonely and far from my home, tryin' to get back where I know I belong. Wishin' and hopin' I was already there, I just heard a voice whisper in my ear...". From what Outlaws song are these lyrics taken?
    There Goes Another Love Song
    Hearin' My Heart Talkin'
    Cold And Lonesome
    Breaker Breaker

10. "Lonesome can drive a man insane. Lonesome, it's the sad part of the game. Win some, lose some, lonesome." What country outlaw artist[s] recorded this lyric?
    Hank Williams, Jr.
    Van Zant
    Montgomery - Gentry
    Shooter Jennings

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Compiled Jun 28 12