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April 2019




Lyrical Identities

This month we gave you clues from song lyrics to the identites of fifteen people - could you work out who they are?


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The answers are below ....

Don't forget to check your score.


Give yourself an extra point if you were able to identify the missing line of this song :

You give your hand to me
And then you say: Hello
And I can hardly speak
My heart is beating so
And anyone can tell
You think you know me well
Well, you don't know me

(From You Don't Know Me by Cindy Walker / Eddy Arnold)



Your Score

15 + correct - Unforgettable
10 - 14 correct - It Had To Be You
8 - 11 correct - The Man Who Got Away
4 - 7 correct - Undecided
1 - 3 correct - You Don't Know Me




Here are the answers

(Click on the pictures for more videos)


1. Who is the girl who '.... who understands I'm a boy who must be free' ?

Answer: Miss Jones (Have You Met Miss Jones)


2. Who is 'The song a robin sings,Through years of endless springs,The murmur of a brook at evening tides, That ripples through a nook where two lovers hide ......'

Answer: Stella (by Starlight)


3. Who has 'Two left feet but (is) oh, so neat ...'?

Answer: Sweet Georgia Brown

[I wonder how many people know that The Beatles recorded Sweet Georgia Brown? - click here - Thjis is early Beatles days with Tony Sheridan singing and apparently the pianist is Roy Young]



4. 'When it's raining I don't miss the sun 'cause it's in my sweetie's smile'. Who is my sweetie?

Answer: Sweet Lorraine


5. Who wears 'Fancy gloves, babe, So there's never, never a trace of red'?

Answer: Mack The Knife


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6. Who had 'those Dixie eyes blazin'?

Answer: Dinah







7. Who is asked 'Don't let him take me, Don't let him handle me and drive me mad, If you can keep me, I wanna stay here with you forever'?

Answer: Porgy (I Loves You Porgy)



8. Who's tune does 'Office clerks, soda jerks whistle, Millionaires, even squares whistle, Hark the lark in the park crazy as a loon In a tree skillfully sing and Little kids go to school singin' ?

Answer: Bernie's (Bernie's Tune)


9. Who 'Made me love you, now your gal has come'?

Answer: C C Rider (or See See Rider)

[Click here for a video of the Wynton Marsalis Quintet with Lucky Peterson playing C C Rider at Jazz In Marciac in 2012]



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10. Who is it that 'each day when she walks to the sea She looks straight ahead, not at me'.

Answer: The Girl From Ipenema








11. 'You can tell the mailman not to call, I ain't comin' home until the fall, And I might not get back home at all' Why?

Answer: (Because) Lulu's Back In Town



12. When 'Old Deacon Splivin, his flock was givin' the way of livin' right, yes Said he, "No wingin', no ragtime singin', tonight". ...... Who jumped up 'and shouted out with all her might, "Oh, tain't no use to preachin' Oh, tain't no use to teachin', each modulation of syncopation Just tells my feet to dance and I can't refuse When I hear the melody they call the blues, those ever lovin' blues"?

Answer: Aunt Hagar (Aunt Hagar's Blues)

[Click here for an interesting arrangement of Aunt Hagar's Blues in this video by the Japanese band Happy Flight II. Mai Takatsu is the pianist, Katsunori Sasaki takes the trumpet solo]



13. Who 'ran to the man who had led her so far astray And from under her velvet gown drew a gun and shot her lover down'?

Answer: Miss Otis (Miss Otis Regrets)


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14. Who was 'the roughest, toughest frail But had a heart as big as a whale'?

Answer: Minnie The Moocher





15. About who did the bartender say: 'I don't want cause you no trouble I ain't gonna tell you no lie, I saw your lover an hour ago with a gal named Nellie Bligh'?

Answer: Johnny (Frankie And Johnny)


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