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Rock Around the Clock

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Rock Around the Clock game quiz
"From the very first single of the Rock era until now, specific times have made some pretty important appearances in the lyrics of hit songs. Can you recall what time the following lyrical events occurred?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. Joan Jett proclaimed "I Hate Myself for Loving You" after waiting for her lover to meet up with her. When we hear from her in the first verse, what time is it and how long has she been waiting?
    3:00 am / Three hours
    2:15 pm / Two hours and 15 minutes
    9:00 pm / Half an hour
    1:45 am / An hour and 45 minutes

2. The Monkees reserved a seat for their girlfriend on the "Last Train to Clarksville." When was the young lady supposed to show up to catch her train?
    8:30 pm
    11:00 pm
    5:00 pm
    4:30 pm

3. At what time did the gentlemen from the band Chicago find themselves suffering from insomnia and sitting on the floor?
    4:25 am
    4:00 am
    3:35 am
    3:33 pm

4. What time did Sheryl Crow find herself at a bar in "All I Wanna Do is Have Some Fun"?
    9:00 am
    7:00 pm
    5:00 pm

5. In Garth Brooks' smash hit "The Thunder Rolls", at what time is the wayward husband driving home?
    6:00 am
    3:30 am
    5:00 pm

6. What time does Elton John get his evening started in "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting?"
    10:00 pm
    9:30 pm
    5:00 pm
    7:00 pm

7. Don Henley sang to us about the "New York Minute," but it was Huey Lewis and the News who assigned it to a specific moment of the day in "The Heart of Rock and Roll". What time did Huey mention?

8. When do the patrons arrive at the bar to listen to Billy Joel in "Piano Man?"
    5:00 pm
    9:00 pm
    8:00 pm

9. What time did Fido get booted out his doghouse by Hank Williams in "Move it On Over?"
    9:00 pm
    12:30 pm
    10:30 pm
    3:00 am

10. Little Susie promised her mother she'd be home by 10pm. Unfortunately she fell asleep while watching a movie with her boyfriend. When did her boyfriend panic and wake her up?
    4:00 am
    1:00 am
    11:00 pm

11. Going back in time a bit for a jazz standard. When does the "Chattanooga Choo-Choo" depart from track #29?
    10:00 am
    5:15 pm
    3:45 pm
    9:00 pm

12. What time does the young runaway sneak out the door according to the Beatles in "She's Leaving Home?"
    Wednesday, 5:00 am
    Wednesday, 3:00 pm
    Tuesday, 3:00 pm
    Sunday, 10:00 am

13. Individuals are advised to be on the alert this evening at 10:30pm. Weather forecasts show high humidity and a low pressure system moving in. We are predicting a once-in-a-lifetime storm, with precipitation in a very unique form. What will be falling from the skies?
    Cats and Dogs

14. Here's one for the real hard core listeners among you. What is the only time mentioned in the lyrical mass of "It's the End of the World as We Know It" by REM?

15. A group of gentlemen (or are they ladies?) from Canada opted to drive downtown one rainy night to visit a music store. What day and time did they hit the road?
    11:00 pm on Friday
    5:00 pm on Wednesday
    Midnight on Monday
    9:30 pm on Tuesday

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Compiled Jun 28 12