Take one-part Biggirl’sThe “who is she and what is she singing?” game,
fold in some of AtomicDog’sA different Name That Tune game,
add a dash of capacitor’sTalking parts of songs
and sprinkle a little of auntie em’sHow 'bout a rousing round of Name That Tune by Storyline? for good measure, and there you have it –
A Name That Tune Game that’s a little more difficult to cheat (but not by any means impossible – so please refrain) with Spoken Introductions.
The rules? Simple
Criteria: The song must have a spoken word introduction (music can be playing in the background). Live tracks should be designated as such.
For the ‘Spoken Lyric Clue’ Givers: Include your screen name before the lyric line you post, so that the ‘Spoken Lyric Clue’ Respondents can tie their answer back to your post. If you wish to give a subtle hint, by all means do.
I’ll get the ball rolling with the 1st fifteen that come to mind, if this thread survives & no one else uses them; I got at least another dozen.
I’ll avoid the obscure, the vague and the obvious (ala Meat Loaf’s ‘You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth”).
JB1**(1997)**: * Another world, another time. This land was green and good until the crystal cracked.*
Clue: If the line spawns the idea it’s Filter, you’re warm – but incorrect.
JB2**(1994)**: We’re American and damn proud of it! “Frankly I’m getting a little ticked off…” Go to Hell
Clue: I almost picked ‘3 Big Bags’…but who wants to hear about open sexual intercourse on every street corner of America?
JB3**(1993)**: Ladies and Gentlemen, as you know we have something special for you at Birdland this evening
Clue: Did Herbie Hancock get a thank you note or royalties?
JB4**(1991)**: Inter football, France Football. Une emission du service des sports presente par Jaques Vardou
Clue: Neil Young’s from Canada, does he understand the entire into?
JB5**(1986)**: What the hell gives the right to tell me what to do with my life? Especially when you made a mess of every chance you had to success.
Clue: more yelled than spoken. I’ve often wondered if this song was intended to be heard by a certain Dakota resident
JB6**(1986)**: You’re too nasty…You’re always talking about masturbation and fornication. You’re never gonna get on MTV that way
Clue: Perhaps Music Television should be hit with a money shot
JB7**(1985)**: * I always talk like I’m wigged out on Quaaludes. I wear a satin baseball jacket everywhere I go*
Clue: A bad Marc Goodman impersonation
JB8**(1976)**: You’re boned like a saint, with the consciousness of a snake.
Clue: SDMB Member #5545
JB9**(1975)**: The veal cutlet come down trying to beat the shit out of my cup of coffee. Coffee just wasn’t strong enough to defend itself.
Clue: There’s a rendezvous of strangers around the coffee earn tonight
JB10**(1972)**: In this day and age there’s lots of trouble and strife in the world and I got a little message I want everybody to hear. Please don’t fuss and fight and what? Get off the bloody…
Clue: This band chickened out when they were invited to the No-Nukes concert at Madison Square Garden
JB11**(1971)**: * Police office giving his evidence, “I was proceeding in a southerly direction my lord, when I heard strange sounds coming from Waldorf Place, me lord…A sort of boogie-woogie music was being played*
Clue: This is where Sir Elton both produced and got his surname
JB12**(1970)**: You know when you’re born, you first see light of day through a gap in your mother’s legs, it’s the truth…
Clue: The alternative to making love – An obscure intro to an old 60’s cover.
JB13**(1969)**: This one’s got a bit of chicka-chicka in it… (Live)
Clue: This one’s very ‘Easy’ – There is no studio version.
JB14**(1969)**: A squid eating dough in a polyethylene bag is fast and bulbous, Got Me?
Clue: The Sleepy Lagoon Murder
JB15**(1968)**: I was falling into the flames and I knew that I was gonna burn. I was gonna burn. Oh God, it’s so hot in here, let me out please!
Clue: Song went #1-UK and #2-US but the into never got airplay. Produced during Townsend’s heroin days
There you have it, ask / or guess away.