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Sweet Treats from The Beatles

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Sweet Treats from The Beatles game quiz
"The Fabs not only performed the sweetest music this side of Heaven they also peppered their songs with many sweet words and delicious imagery. Join me in a mouth-watering exploration of their sweetest lyrics!"

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1. George Harrison's most delectable number from The White Album is the richly titled "Savoy Truffle". He sings of several sweet treats including one that "really blows down those blues" - which chocolate fits this bill?
    Coffee dessert
    Montelimat
    Ginger sling
    Coconut fudge


2. "Picture yourself in a boat on a river" is a dreamy sequence from "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds". Among the rich imagery in the tune are certain creatures that dine on "marshmallow pies". Who are these hungry beasts?
    Newspaper taxis
    Henry The Horse
    Plasticine porters
    Rocking horse people


3. In 1964 Ringo chimed into the Beatles catalogue with a rocking number penned by Carl Perkins. What sweet song did Ringo take lead vocals on that includes the line, "Well sometimes I love you on a Saturday night, Sunday morning you don't look right"?
    Wild Honey Pie
    Honey Don't
    A Taste of Honey
    This Boy (Ringo's Theme)


4. When the Fab Four made their historical first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show in February 1964 they burst onto the scene with a few rocking numbers. Then, to demonstrate their versatility then crooned which love song, that includes the line, "sweet fragrant meadows of dawn and dew"?
    Till There Was You
    All My Loving
    Mother Nature's Son
    If I Fell


5. Clearly heard in "The Beatles Anthology 2", Lennon uses some sweet imagery to count-in the majestic "A Day in the Life". This imagery was also the direct inspiration for a pop-rock band from Borlänge, Sweden. What does John whisper?
    Caramel butters
    Sugar Plum Fairy
    Sugar cookies
    Molasses


6. Carl Perkins figures prominently in another Beatles tune from 1965. "Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby", sung by George, includes the observation that women dressed up "something" from a tree and called it me. What is this sweet something?
    Molasses
    Syrup
    Honey
    Sap


7. "Four of fish and finger pies" is a tantalizing lyric from what Beatles classic released in 1967?
    Strawberry Fields Forever
    Penny Lane
    Baby Your a Rich Man
    All You Need is Love


8. The semi-autobiographical tune "The Ballad of John and Yoko" mentions a specific confectionery as well. What do the duo in the song title eat "in a bag" on their trip to Vienna?
    Savoy Truffle
    Strawberry cake
    Chocolate cake
    Yellow custard


9. One of the shortest Beatles song clocks in at a mere 0:52 seconds and boasts only four lyrics. Found on the "White Album" what is the name of this short but sweet track?
    Honey Pie
    Wild Honey Pie
    Her Majesty
    Revolution 9


10. Lennon's mastery of weird and beautiful lyrics is no more evident than in the catchy 1969 hit "Come Together". Go on, try to sing a few bars. What sweet food is mentioned in the bizarre lyrics?
    Jelly
    Marmalade
    Custard
    Jam


11. In 1962 The Beatles released their cover of the Bobby Scott and Ric Marlow tune "A Taste of Honey". In the song McCartney suggests that "A taste of honey...tasting much sweeter than ___________". What word completes this line?
    Wine
    Love
    Kisses
    Life


12. "Beatles Anthology 1" provides a glimpse of The Beatles' early career with a 16 July 1963 broadcast of "The Beatles Live at the BBC". Which Carl Perkins number, covered by The Fabs, includes the lyric "Kissing you was fun honey but thanks for the date. But I must come to run honey, but you know baby it's getting late."?
    Blue Suede Shoes
    A Taste of Honey
    Blue Moon of Kentucky
    Lend Me Your Comb


13. The B-side to "The Ballad of John and Yoko" is a Harrison number that includes the lyric, "...I'll make an early start, I'm making sure that I'm not late,
For you sweet top lip I'm in the queue, Baby I'm in love with you". What is this tune?
    For You Blue
    Love You Too
    Old Brown Shoe
    Something


14. What is "dripping from a dead dog's eye" in the enigmatic Lennon song "I Am The Walrus"?
    Yellow matter custard
    Elementary muffin
    Blue Meanie pie
    Crabalocker fishwife


15. Let's close out the category with a final look at the sinfully rich lyrics of "Savoy Truffle". Mackintosh's Good News chocolates was the inspiration for this Harrison ditty - which of the following delicacies is NOT mentioned in the tune?
    Creme tangerine
    Pineapple torte
    Apple tart
    Cherry cream


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Compiled Jun 28 12