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Anatomy of a Song: "Werewolves of London"

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Anatomy of a Song Werewolves of London game quiz
"Just how much do you know about Warren Zevon's classic "Werewolves of London"? Pit yourself against fifteen questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #30 in the 'Anatomy' series."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. At the start of the song, the singer sees a Werewolf holding something in his hand. What is it?
    A meat cleaver
    A tennis racquet
    A Chinese menu
    "It's not a purse, it's European"

2. In which London suburb was "Werewolves" set?
    Elephant & Castle

3. It appears that our friendly Lycanthrope is looking for a place to eat. What is the name of the establishment he seeks?
    Lee Ho Fook
    Loon Fung
    Ho Chi Minh
    Won Hong Loe

4. Our Werewolf's mouth is watering, mmmm, slurp! He has his heart set on a specific meal. What is that meal?
    Four fried chickens, and a Coke
    Fried Rice
    Beef Chow Mein

5. What was the weather like during the first verse of the song?
    It was sunny
    It was windy
    It was snowing
    It was raining

6. What's the Werewolf doing "...around the kitchen door"?

7. What happened to the "little old lady...late last night"?
    She got mutilated
    She got robbed
    She got attacked
    She got the hiccups

8. An English County gets a mention early on in the song's lyrics. Which County is it?
    East Anglia

9. Our hairy friend may have been influenced by playing the British version of Monopoly. Which expensive suburb was he "overheard in"?
    The Strand
    Park Lane

10. Which internal organ (or organs) of Jim's will get "ripped out" if he does not "stay away from" the Werewolf?

11. Which actor or actors specifically get mentioned in the song?
    Only Lon Chaney Jr.
    Neither Lon Chaney nor Lon Chaney Jr.
    Only Lon Chaney
    Both Lon Chaney and Lon Chaney Jr.

12. Of which type of drink does our Werewolf partake toward the end of the song?
    Pina Colada
    Love on the beach
    Lemonade on the rocks

13. In what establishment was our werewolf having his drink?
    The Soho Inn
    Trader Vic's
    The Dewdrop Inn

14. Finally, in relation to the song, how did the singer describe the Werewolf's hair?
    Just so

15. And now for something completely different! Which of these countries is not correctly matched with its name for a "Werewolf"?
    Albania - "Oik"
    Mexico - "Hombre Lobo"
    Italy - "Home Llop"
    Hungary - "Farkasember"

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Compiled Jun 28 12