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Quiz about Progressive Rock Big Six Lyrics 4
Quiz about Progressive Rock Big Six Lyrics 4

Progressive Rock Big Six Lyrics 4 Quiz


Each lyric is from a song by one of the big six progressive rock bands: ELP, Genesis, Jethro Tull, King Crimson, Pink Floyd, and Yes. Good Luck!

A multiple-choice quiz by rodney_indy. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
rodney_indy
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
267,362
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
5 / 10
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Question 1 of 10
1. Which song by Yes contains the following lyrics?

"Mother life, hold firmly on to me.
Catch my knowledge higher than the day.
Lose as much as only you can show.
Though you've seen them, please don't say a word.
What I don't know, I have never shared."
Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Which song by Genesis contains the following lyrics?

"This is an announcement from Genetic Control:
'It is my sad duty to inform you of a 4 ft restriction on humanoid height.'"
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Question 3 of 10
3. Which song by King Crimson contains the following lyrics?

"With your figure and your face
Strutting out at every race
Throw a glass around the place
Show the colour of your crimson suspenders"
Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Which song by Jethro Tull contains the following lyrics?

"Lines join in faint discord and the Stormwatch brews
a concert of Kings as the white sea snaps
at the heels of a soft prayer
whispered"
Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Which song by Pink Floyd contains the following lyrics?

"Her love rains down on me easy as the breeze
I listen to her breathing it sounds like the waves on the sea
I was thinking all about her, burning with rage and desire
We were spinning into darkness; the earth was on fire"
Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Which song by Emerson, Lake, and Palmer contains the following lyrics?

"Clear the battlefield and let me see
All the profit from our victory.
You talk of freedom, starving children poor.
Are you deaf when you hear the season's call?"
Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Which song by Yes contains the following lyrics?

"Just what keeps us so alive
Just what makes us realise
Our home
Is our world, our life
Home is our world"
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Question 8 of 10
8. Which song by Genesis contains the following lyrics?

"When you're asleep they may show you
Aerial views of the ground
Freudian slumber empty of sound.
Over the rooftops and houses,
Lost as it tries to be seen,
Fields of incentive covered with green."
Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which song by Jethro Tull contains the following lyrics?

"Hello sun.
Hello bird.
Hello my lady.
Hello breakfast. May I buy you again tomorrow?"
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Question 10 of 10
10. Which song by Pink Floyd contains the following lyrics?

"The lines converging where you stand
They must have moved the picture plain
The leaves are heavy round your feet
You hear the thunder of the train
Suddenly it strikes you
That they're moving into range
And Doctor Strange
Is always changing size"
Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Which song by Yes contains the following lyrics? "Mother life, hold firmly on to me. Catch my knowledge higher than the day. Lose as much as only you can show. Though you've seen them, please don't say a word. What I don't know, I have never shared."

Answer: Starship Trooper

This song is from "The Yes Album" from 1971. This is the first album with Steve Howe on guitar, who replaced Peter Banks. Tony Kaye plays piano, organ, and Moog on the album. Rick Wakeman joins the lineup starting with the next album "Fragile."
2. Which song by Genesis contains the following lyrics? "This is an announcement from Genetic Control: 'It is my sad duty to inform you of a 4 ft restriction on humanoid height.'"

Answer: Get 'Em Out by Friday

This song appears on "Foxtrot" from 1972. In the lyrics contained in the liner notes of the cd, this announcement came on September 18, 2012 as a "TV flash on all dial-a-program services." Later in the song, Joe Ordinary comments, "It is said now that people will be shorter in height, they can fit twice as many in the same building site"

This album contains the line up of Peter Gabriel (vocals), Michael Rutherford (bass and guitar), Steve Hackett (guitar), Tony Banks (keyboards), and Phil Collins (drums).
3. Which song by King Crimson contains the following lyrics? "With your figure and your face Strutting out at every race Throw a glass around the place Show the colour of your crimson suspenders"

Answer: Easy Money

This song appears on the album "Larks' Tongues in Aspic." This is their first studio album that doesn't contain any songs written by Peter Sinfield. The lineup of King Crimson on this album is Fripp (guitar), Wetton (bass), Bruford (drums), Cross (violin), and Muir (percussion).
4. Which song by Jethro Tull contains the following lyrics? "Lines join in faint discord and the Stormwatch brews a concert of Kings as the white sea snaps at the heels of a soft prayer whispered"

Answer: Dun Ringill

This song appears on the 1979 album "Stormwatch." These lyrics appear on the album cover. This is the last of three consecutive "folk rock" albums by Jethro Tull, the first two being "Songs from the Wood" and "Heavy Horses."
5. Which song by Pink Floyd contains the following lyrics? "Her love rains down on me easy as the breeze I listen to her breathing it sounds like the waves on the sea I was thinking all about her, burning with rage and desire We were spinning into darkness; the earth was on fire"

Answer: Take it Back

This song appears on "The Division Bell" from 1994. This is the second studio release that doesn't contain Roger Waters.
6. Which song by Emerson, Lake, and Palmer contains the following lyrics? "Clear the battlefield and let me see All the profit from our victory. You talk of freedom, starving children poor. Are you deaf when you hear the season's call?"

Answer: Tarkus

This is the title track from "Tarkus." Tarkus is apparently the half tank, half armadillo creature that appears on the album cover.
7. Which song by Yes contains the following lyrics? "Just what keeps us so alive Just what makes us realise Our home Is our world, our life Home is our world"

Answer: Homeworld (The Ladder)

This song appears on the album "The Ladder" from 1999. Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, and Alan White appear on this album, along with Billy Sherwood (guitars and vocals) and Igor Khoroshev (keyboards and vocals).
8. Which song by Genesis contains the following lyrics? "When you're asleep they may show you Aerial views of the ground Freudian slumber empty of sound. Over the rooftops and houses, Lost as it tries to be seen, Fields of incentive covered with green."

Answer: Entangled

This song appears on the album "A Trick of the Tail." This is the first Genesis album that contains Phil Collins on vocals. Steve Hackett is still with the band at this point.
9. Which song by Jethro Tull contains the following lyrics? "Hello sun. Hello bird. Hello my lady. Hello breakfast. May I buy you again tomorrow?"

Answer: Grace

From the album "Minstrel in the Gallery." The above are the entire lyrics to the song - the song "Grace" is under forty seconds in length.
10. Which song by Pink Floyd contains the following lyrics? "The lines converging where you stand They must have moved the picture plain The leaves are heavy round your feet You hear the thunder of the train Suddenly it strikes you That they're moving into range And Doctor Strange Is always changing size"

Answer: Cymbaline

This appears on "Music from the Film More" from 1969, which is the soundtrack of the film with the same name. A synopsis of the movie appears in the liner notes of the 1995 cd remaster by Capitol Records.

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