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I give the lyric, You ID the artist and song


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Well it was only a matter of time. . .

Below I will give ten lyric fragments from 1970's popular/rock songs (a few might be from the late 1960's) each has a reference to food and/or drink.

You reply with the appropriate artist(s) and song title.

We all feel good for remembering such a golden age of music, maybe pull out some vinyl, sip a fortified wine and crumble a stinky blue cheese, whatever gets you through the night, 'salright, 'salright (John Lennon, 1974) See how fun that was?

In increasing difficulty (for me anyways):

1.“Out here in the fields, I fight for my meals, I get my back into my living”

2."And in the master's chambers, They're gathered for the feast, They stab it with their steely knives, But they just can't kill the beast"

3.“But there ain't no Coupe de Ville, Hiding at the bottom of a Cracker Jack box”

4.“He had to have a berth or he couldn't get to sea. I had another look and I had a cup of tea and a butter pie.”

5.“Spent my days with a woman unkind, Smoked my stuff and drank all my wine”

6.“Creme tangerine and montelimat, A ginger sling with a pineapple heart”

7."We're gonna bring a case of wine, Hey, let's go mess and fool around,

You know, like we used to"

8.“I had a job in the great north woods, Working as a cook for a spell

But I never did like it all that much, And one day the ax just fell”

9.“So we bought a pack of cigarettes, And Mrs. Wagner's pies”

10."I got some groceries, some peanut butter,

to last a couple of days, But I ain't got no speakers, Ain't got no

headphones, Ain't got no records to play"

Bring it on!

Peter Gamble aka "Peter the eater"

I just made a cornish game hen with chestnut stuffing. . .

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Moe Sizlack

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I can't answer all of them, but here are the ones I know:

1. Teenage Wasteland, The Who

2. Hotel California, The Eagles

5. Going to California, Led Zeppelin

6. Savoy Truffle, The Beatles

8. Tangled Up in Blue, Bob Dylan

Can you tell I'm obsessed with 70s rock? And I'm only 21 :biggrin:

ETA: I looked up the ones I didn't know, and I'm so annoyed I didn't recognize #7! :hmmm:

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Can you tell I'm obsessed with 70s rock? And I'm only 21  :biggrin:

ETA: I looked up the ones I didn't know, and I'm so annoyed I didn't recognize #7!  :hmmm:

Well done!

I'll accept no.1 although, strictly speaking, it should be Baba O'Riley from 1971. Since you apparently weren't born for another decade and a half we'll let it go (I was five years old)

You joined eGullet in like grade ten? Good for you.

Peter Gamble aka "Peter the eater"

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9.“So we bought a pack of cigarettes, And Mrs. Wagner's pies”

America by Paul Simon

Bingo!

1968 for those interested. Its aged well, don't you think?

Peter Gamble aka "Peter the eater"

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3.  "Two out of Three Ain't Bad," Meatloaf

4.  Some really awful song by Paul McCartney and Wings ..Admiral Halsley, maybe?

Right on!

“Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey”, 1971

I agree that is not one of Sir Paul's best. Strangely it just came to me as thought of starting the thread - as did no.6.

Peter Gamble aka "Peter the eater"

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Moe Sizlack

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I can't answer all of them, but here are the ones I know:

1. Teenage Wasteland, The Who  (to the best of my knowledge the actual song title is "Baba O'Riley")

2. Hotel California, The Eagles

5. Going to California, Led Zeppelin

6. Savoy Truffle, The Beatles

8. Tangled Up in Blue, Bob Dylan

Can you tell I'm obsessed with 70s rock? And I'm only 21  :biggrin:

ETA: I looked up the ones I didn't know, and I'm so annoyed I didn't recognize #7!  :hmmm:

Porthos Potwatcher
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Number 7 is "There Goes my Girl" by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers?

Not sure.

How about:

"don't care what it looks like,

burned underdone crude,

don't care what the cook's like,

just thinking of growing fat,

our senses go reeling,

one moment of knowing that,

full up FEELING"

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#7 Miss You

Rolling Stones

Spot on!

And it was 1978 from Some Girls Doesn't get much better.

So its not been an hour and nine of ten are solved - you people are good.

Hint for no.10:

Ironically not from their other album "More Songs About Building and Food"

Peter Gamble aka "Peter the eater"

I just made a cornish game hen with chestnut stuffing. . .

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Would you believe a rat filled with cough drops?

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#7 Miss You

Rolling Stones

Spot on!

And it was 1978 from Some Girls Doesn't get much better.

So its not been an hour and nine of ten are solved - you people are good.

Hint for no.10:

Ironically not from their other album "More Songs About Building and Food"

Oh! Talking Heads! Life During Wartime?

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#7 Miss You

Rolling Stones

Spot on!

And it was 1978 from Some Girls Doesn't get much better.

So its not been an hour and nine of ten are solved - you people are good.

Hint for no.10:

Ironically not from their other album "More Songs About Building and Food"

Oh! Talking Heads! Life During Wartime?

And that's all ten solved!

Well that was clearly too easy.

I'll need to be more cryptic and rarefied next time.

Peter Gamble aka "Peter the eater"

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Moe Sizlack

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2."And in the master's chambers, They're gathered for the feast, They stab it with their steely knives, But they just can't kill the beast"

No way this is a song about food and drink. It is hard to imagine that it made it to this game...

Dan

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2."And in the master's chambers, They're gathered for the feast, They stab it with their steely knives, But they just can't kill the beast"

No way this is a song about food and drink. It is hard to imagine that it made it to this game...

Dan

Ooooh, now we're getting somewhere.

A feast, with a beast and a steely knife. What do you think? Is it Ozzy's Mr. Crowley? Non-specific hedonism?

Peter Gamble aka "Peter the eater"

I just made a cornish game hen with chestnut stuffing. . .

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Would you believe a rat filled with cough drops?

Moe Sizlack

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2."And in the master's chambers, They're gathered for the feast, They stab it with their steely knives, But they just can't kill the beast"

No way this is a song about food and drink. It is hard to imagine that it made it to this game...

Dan

Maybe they were preparing a pig or goat for roasting? That line would describe a pre-fiesta scene in my barrio neighborhood in the Philippines.

Doddie aka Domestic Goddess

"Nobody loves pork more than a Filipino"

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2."And in the master's chambers, They're gathered for the feast, They stab it with their steely knives, But they just can't kill the beast"

No way this is a song about food and drink. It is hard to imagine that it made it to this game...

Dan

Ooooh, now we're getting somewhere.

A feast, with a beast and a steely knife. What do you think? Is it Ozzy's Mr. Crowley? Non-specific hedonism?

That specific passage refers to injectable drug usage. The song aas a whole is about addiction and substance abuse.

Dan

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That specific passage refers to injectable drug usage. The song aas a whole is about addiction and substance abuse.

Dan

I remember looking up that theory awhile ago and the Eagles said it is NOT about Drug use per se, here is the web that I found the info on with a quote from Don Henley

Yeah, and Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds wasn't about an LSD trip either. (yeah yeah I know about the drawing his kid did. puleez. :wink: )

New Lyrics:

How come you're always such a fussy young man

Don't want no Captain Crunch, don't want no Raisin Bran

Well, don't you know that other kids are starving in Japan

way too easy I know, but it has to be the BEST song about food, EVAR!

A.

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When I saw this game I immeadiately thought of:

Will you still be sending me a valentine

Birthday greetings, bottle of wine?

Porthos Potwatcher
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When I saw this game I immeadiately thought of:

Will you still be sending me a valentine

Birthday greetings, bottle of wine?

When I'm 64 - The Beatles

Here's an oldy ...

Try an enchilada with a fish baccala

A.

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That specific passage refers to injectable drug usage. The song aas a whole is about addiction and substance abuse.

Dan

New Lyrics:

How come you're always such a fussy young man

Don't want no Captain Crunch, don't want no Raisin Bran

Well, don't you know that other kids are starving in Japan

way too easy I know, but it has to be the BEST song about food, EVAR!

A.

Eat It!!! By Weird Al Yankovic :biggrin:

Doddie aka Domestic Goddess

"Nobody loves pork more than a Filipino"

eGFoodblog: Adobo and Fried Chicken in Korea

The dark side... my own blog: A Box of Jalapenos

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Here's six new songs to guess now:

A. "When the stars make you drool just like a pasta fazool"

B. "The meatballs, pizzas, school cheating, now that's stuffs pretty good too"

C. "Then pass me that mammy fried okie

And some good old black eyed peas

Give me a hay rack full of biscuits

Make my coffee black if you please"

D. "How do you like your toast in the morning?

I like mine with a hug"

E. "Make my bed out of Wonder Bread

Spread some mustard upon my head

I don't want no onions or sauerkraut, Mamma

Hold on to the bun baby, work it on out"

F. "Branch water and tomato wine

Creosote and turpentine

Sour mash and new moon shine"

Doddie aka Domestic Goddess

"Nobody loves pork more than a Filipino"

eGFoodblog: Adobo and Fried Chicken in Korea

The dark side... my own blog: A Box of Jalapenos

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Here's some more to try on for size...

1 - Her brother was on the sofa eatin chocolate pie

Her momma was in the kitchen cuttin' chicken up to fry

2 - You are my candy girl, and you got me wantin' you

3 - There's a skeleton choking on a crust of bread

4 - So after a lot of thought, I'd like to reconsider. Please, If it's not too late, make it a cheeseburger

5 - I was chasing the black girl with the Oysters Rockefeller

6 - Eggs ain't poultry, grits ain't groceries, and Mona Lisa was a man

7 - ...sucking down quarter pounder cheese burgers from McDonald's in the old-fashioned non-biodegradable styrofoam container...

8 - Get you one of those greasebombs all peppered up, put you in the hospital for 10 days (This is quite obscure. Anyone gets this one, I'll have to make you the winner of the internet.)

9 - Boy grows up, he eats the enchilada, with the sauce that burns the heart (Even more obscure than #8, this was even a hidden track)

10 - Across the street, a neon sign, all you can eat for a dollar ninety nine - That old stew is the baddest in the land, but one dollars worth was all that I could stand

Screw it. It's a Butterball.
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