The Post Quiz: The Night They Met

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Close encounters of the romantic kind.

The Post Quiz: The Night They Met

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This month's Challenge involves encounters. Meetings between strangers. Of course, once you've been introduced, you're not a stranger any longer. This week's quiz looks at musical encounters that led to romance.

We give you a line or two, you tell us the song title. Easy.

In what popular song did each of these romantic close encounters take place?

  1. 'She was selling china, and when she made those eyes,

    I kept buying china until the crowd got wise…'
  2. 'I went to a dance just the other night,

    I met a girl there, she was out of sight…'
  3. 'I viewed the morning with alarm,

    The British Museum had lost its charm…

    When suddenly I saw you there…'
  4. 'There once was a troop of Irish Dragoons,

    Came marching down…'
  5. 'Wond'ring in the night what were the chances

    We'd be sharing love before the night was through…'
  6. 'So I waited with high hopes and she walked in the place

    I knew her smile in an instant, I knew the curve of her face

    It was my own lovely lady and she said, "Aw, it's you."

    Then we laughed for a moment and I said, "I never knew."…'
  7. 'I thought the sun rose in your eyes…'
  8. 'Well, she was just seventeen,

    You know what I mean,

    And the way she looked was way beyond compare…'
  9. 'I met you before the fall of Rome,

    And I begged you to let me take you home…'
  10. 'Her eyes, they shone like the diamonds,

    I thought her the queen of the land,

    Her hair, it hung over her shoulder,

    Tied up in a …'

Did you know them all? Click the picture below to find out.

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