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Quiz about Rock Lyrics  Mystery Word 50
Quiz about Rock Lyrics  Mystery Word 50

Rock Lyrics - Mystery Word #50 Quiz


Number 50 in the series of rock lyrics quizzes with a twist. You know the drill. Just guess the band or artist that sang the lyrics. Good luck.

A multiple-choice quiz by miamisammy29. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
miamisammy29
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
210,742
Updated
Jul 23 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
3333
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
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Question 1 of 10
1. Who sang these lyrics: "You see, I've been through the desert on a horse with no name; it felt good to be out of the rain. In the desert you can't remember your name." Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Who sang these lyrics: "Out where the river broke, the bloodwood and the desert oak, Holden wrecks and boiling diesels, steam in forty-five degrees." Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Who sang these lyrics: "It comes kinda hard, when I hear your voice on the radio, taking me back down the road that leads back to you. 29 Palms, I feel the heat of your desert heart, taking me back down the road that leads back to you." Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Who sang these lyrics: "Well, the night was falling as the desert world began to settle down. In the town they're searching for us everywhere, but we never will be found." Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Who sang these lyrics: "I like the way your sparkling earrings lay, against your skin, it's so brown. And I wanna sleep with you in the desert tonight, with a billion stars all around." Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Who sang these lyrics: "You're as stiff as my smoking barrel, you're as dead as a desert night. You're a notch and I'm a legend, you're at peace and I must hide." Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Who sang these lyrics: "I looked at your face everyday, but I never saw it 'til I went away. When winter came I just wanted to go, deep in the desert but I longed for the snow. You're still the one, that makes me laugh." Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Who sang these lyrics: "Fallen into your passing hands. Please don't destroy these lands. Don't make them desert sands." Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Who sang these lyrics: "I'm not expecting to grow flowers in the desert, but I can live and breathe and see the sun in wintertime." Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Time once again for the mystery word. What one word was used at least once in each of the previous nine lyrics?

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Who sang these lyrics: "You see, I've been through the desert on a horse with no name; it felt good to be out of the rain. In the desert you can't remember your name."

Answer: America

"A Horse With No Name", from America's self-titled debut album, originally released in 1971. This album also includes the tunes, "Sandman", "Riverside", and "Never Found The Time". "A Horse With No Name" was America's first single, and first of two Number One hits. "Sister Golden Hair" became their second Number One in 1975.
2. Who sang these lyrics: "Out where the river broke, the bloodwood and the desert oak, Holden wrecks and boiling diesels, steam in forty-five degrees."

Answer: Midnight Oil

"Beds Are Burning", from the album "Diesel and Dust", originally released in 1987. This album also includes the tunes, "Put Down That Weapon", "Sell My Soul", and "Bullroarer". "Beds Are Burning" was Midnight Oil's first big hit outside their home country of Australia, reaching as high as Number 17 on the U.S. Charts and as high as Number 6 on the U.K. charts.
3. Who sang these lyrics: "It comes kinda hard, when I hear your voice on the radio, taking me back down the road that leads back to you. 29 Palms, I feel the heat of your desert heart, taking me back down the road that leads back to you."

Answer: Robert Plant

"29 Palms", from the album "Fate Of Nations", originally released in 1993. This album also includes the tunes, "Calling To You", "I Believe", and "If I Were A Carpenter". "Fate Of Nations" was the sixth of Plant's eight solo albums released since the breakup of Led Zeppelin.
4. Who sang these lyrics: "Well, the night was falling as the desert world began to settle down. In the town they're searching for us everywhere, but we never will be found."

Answer: Paul McCartney

"Band On The Run", from the album of the same name, originally released in 1973. This album also includes the tunes, "Helen Wheels", "Mrs. Vanderbilt", "Jet", and "Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five". The cover of this classic album depicts McCartney and Wings and the rest of the gang being cornered and spotlighted by the police.

Other gang members included such big-name actors as James Coburn and Christopher Lee.
5. Who sang these lyrics: "I like the way your sparkling earrings lay, against your skin, it's so brown. And I wanna sleep with you in the desert tonight, with a billion stars all around."

Answer: The Eagles

"Peaceful Easy Feeling", from the Eagles' self-titled debut album, originally released in 1971. This album also includes the tunes, "Take It Easy", Witchy Woman", and "Chug All Night". Although the Eagles are usually thought of as a California band, all four original members hailed from other states - Don Henley from Texas, Glenn Frey from Michigan, Bernie Leadon from Minnesota, and Randy Meisner from Nebraska.

When Don Felder joined the band for their third album, he became the first Eagle actually from California.
6. Who sang these lyrics: "You're as stiff as my smoking barrel, you're as dead as a desert night. You're a notch and I'm a legend, you're at peace and I must hide."

Answer: Alice Cooper

"Desperado", from the album "Killer", originally released in 1971. This album also includes the tunes, "Under My Wheels", "Be My Lover", and "Dead Babies". "Killer" was Alice Cooper's fourth studio album, and the beginning of a run of amazing albums all the way through the 1970's, including the classics, "Love It To Death", "Billion Dollar Babies", "School's Out", "Welcome To My Nightmare", and "Alice Cooper Goes To Hell".
7. Who sang these lyrics: "I looked at your face everyday, but I never saw it 'til I went away. When winter came I just wanted to go, deep in the desert but I longed for the snow. You're still the one, that makes me laugh."

Answer: Orleans

"Still The One", from the album "Waking And Dreaming", originally released in 1976. This album also includes the tunes, "Golden State", "What I Need", and "The Bum". The songs, "Still The One" and "Dance With Me" were the two biggest hits by the four-piece band which originally consisted of John Hall, Wells Kelly, and brothers Lance and Larry Hoppen.
8. Who sang these lyrics: "Fallen into your passing hands. Please don't destroy these lands. Don't make them desert sands."

Answer: Yardbirds

"Shapes of Things", originally released as a single in 1966. The Yardbirds were probably most famous for the fact that guitar virtuosos Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, and Jeff Beck all played with the band at one point. However, the other four members of the band were all with the Yardbirds from their beginning in 1965, until their demise in 1968.

They included Keith Relf (lead vocals and harmonica), Chris Dreja (guitar), Paul Samwell-Smith (bass), and Jim McCarty (drums).
9. Who sang these lyrics: "I'm not expecting to grow flowers in the desert, but I can live and breathe and see the sun in wintertime."

Answer: Big Country

"In A Big Country", from the album "The Crossing", originally released in 1983. This album also includes the tunes, "Fields of Fire", "Lost Patrol", and the title track. During his musical career, Stuart Adamson, frontman for Big Country, was never as successful as his Australian counterpart, Michael Hutchence of INXS, but was just as successful when he committed suicide on his first attempt four years after Hutchence did the same.
10. Time once again for the mystery word. What one word was used at least once in each of the previous nine lyrics?

Answer: Desert

The hottest temperature ever recorded was in the Mojave Desert at Death Valley, California, in 1917. The mercury reached a whopping 134 degrees Fahrenheit (56.7 Celsius) in July of 1913.
Source: Author miamisammy29

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