We hope you're still in the musical mood. This time, cast your mind back to. . .
Pop Hits of the 1960s
This test has TWO versions – one for Brits, one for North Americans. Choose your pop poison, or try for the double prize of proving yourself truly transatlantic.
British and Commonwealth Version: Complete the lyric.
- 'there is a barber with a photograph of every. . . he's had the pleasure to know.'
- 'but how do you thank someone who has taken you. . . ?'
- from ignorance to bliss
- from rags to riches
- from here to the sky
- from crayons to perfume
- 'Just listen to the rhythm of the traffic in the city,
linger on the sidewalk where. . .
- the go-go girls are pretty
- the neon lights are pretty
- the traffic warden's witty
- the pavement is so gritty
- 'Electrical. . . is gonna be a sudden craze.'
- 'I'm leaning on . . . at the corner of the street in case a certain little lady comes by.'
- my buddy
- a lamppost
- a police box
- a bus stop
- 'And so before they come. . . , forgive me, Delilah, I just couldn't take any more.'
- to even the score
- to break down the door
- to sing it once more
- for Pussy Galore
- 'Mrs Brown, you've got a lovely. . . '
- 'Bus stop, bus goes, she stays, love grows. . . '
- I'm a lucky fella
- under my umbrella
- on the Portobello
- happy Punchinello
- 'You don't have to say you love me, just. . . '
- pay my bar bill
- forget I asked
- stay out of town
- be close at hand
- 'Why do all the boys just pass you by?
Could it be you just don't try, or is it. . .
- the clothes you wear?
- the way you just don't care?
- the loneliness there?
- the way you wear your hair?
And now for the North Americans:
- 'I went to a dance the other night, I saw a girl there, she was. . . '
- Drunk and disorderly.
- A bit of all right.
- Wearing Arpège.
- Out of sight.
- 'Who's reaching out to capture a moment? Everyone knows it's. . . '
- Georgy Girl.
- My gal Sal.
- Sweet Pea.
- 'Up, up, and away, in. . . .'
- the fifth dimension.
- my beautiful, my beautiful balloon.
- my yellow submarine.
- the windmills of your mind.
- 'And the streets are paved with passersby
Pigeons fly. . .
- up in the sky all day.
- and from the sky they carry you away.
- and papers lie waiting to blow away.
- and lovers sigh and wish they could fly away.
- 'Don't ask me, I don't give a damn,
Next stop is. . . '
- thank you, ma'am.
- the rusty clam.
- green eggs and ham.
- 'Fighting soldiers from the sky,
Fearless men who.. .
- don't ask why.
- cheat and lie.
- hold heads high.
- jump and die.
- Like a poem poorly written
We are verses out of rhythm,
. . . . . .
- Couplets out of rhyme
- Syncopated time
- Superficial mimes
- Vodkas without lime
- 'And I'll be happy to see those nice young men in. . . '
- their clean white coats.
- Madison Avenue penthouses.
- the Green Berets.
- 'Jesus was a sailor when. . . . '
- He lived in Tama Harbour.
- He walked upon the water.
- He met Buddha by the Bo Tree.
- He fished with Simon Peter.
- 'You can't jump a. . . '
- rollerskate in a buffalo herd.
- country road to West Virginia.
- jet plane like you can a freight train.
- mountain high enough.
How did you do, flower children? Click on the image to find the answers.