osewalrus (osewalrus) wrote,
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Answers to First Line Meme

As always, I'm surprised what people get and what they don't get.


1. They put a parking lot on the piece of land where the super market used to stand

Come Dancing by the Kinks (first ided by gnomi)


2. Sanctus, Espiritus, be with us in our solemn hour

Our Solemn Hour by Within Temptation (thelongshot)


3. Well I don't think treated lumber is really crucial for the railing

Pass the Pepper by Peter and Lou Berryman (yes, starmalachite, that is the title)


4. Good Kind Captain, I've important information

The Maiden and the Tar from HMS Pinafore (and yes, I messed up the first word) (gnomi)


5. The last train is nearly due, the underground is closing soon

Poem on the Underground Wall by Simon & Garfunkel (first ided by redaxe)


6. Here must we hold, so harken to my counsel

The Battle of Malden by Mistress Rosalinde d'Jehan


7. Mother Red River she wind like a copperhead

Tilman Co by Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer


8. They came for him in the morning, an hour before the dawning

Singing the Spirit Home by Eric Boggle


9. Oh Lord, My God, I pray that these things never end

Eli by Hannah Senesh (first ided by gnomi)


10. I was listening to the news the other day, I heard a fat politician who had the cheek to say

No Gods, and Precious Few Heroes by Brian McNiel (I didn't really expect anyone to get this, but y'all should)


11. A theater so obsessed with drama so depressed

Keep it Gay from The Producers (the B'way musical) (surprised mabfan didn't get this)


12. From the day he was born he was trouble

Eddie from Rocky Horror (ided first by lonebear)


13. He wanted to say: "I am here because I have to be."

He Wanted to Say from the musical Ragtime


14. I was all of seven years when I first fell in love

Golden Dancer by catalana (really surprised no one (except, of course, catalana) got this)


15. You gallant sportsman all, come listen to my story

Skewball, as performed by Steeleye Span (ided by redaxe


16. Now the foemen are burning the gate, men of mine

The Knight's Leap by Charles Kingsley (music by Leslie fish) (lyrics here) (starmalachite


17. Have you seen the old man in the closed down market

Streets of London by Ralph McTell (joshbrown)


18. Forty-four 's no age to start again

Night Guard by Stan Rogers (first ided by lonebear)


19. When I was a young man looking for an occupation

Professional Pirate from Muppet Treasure Island (really surprised gnomi did not get this one)


20. Got home from camping last spring, saw people places and things

Unpack Your Adjectives from School House Rock (gnomi)
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