Barkham Village Residents Association

A music quiz this time.  Here are 10 extracts from the lyrics of songs released over the past 50 years.  There are 2 each from each decade from the sixties to the noughties, in chronological order.  Just name the song, artist and if you’re really clever the year of release! 

  1. Q. “I was born with a plastic spoon in my mouth”

  2. Q. “Sitting on a cornflake, waiting for the van to come”

  3. Q. “Took all the trees and put ‘em in a tree museum and charged the people a dollar and a half just to see ‘em” 

  4. Q. “Sup up your beer and collect your fags, There’s a row going on down near Slough”

  5. Q. “Bless my cotton socks I’m in the news!”       

  6. Q. “You can’t start a fire, you can’t start a fire without a spark, this gun’s for hire...” 
  7. Q. “Backbeat the word was on the street that the fire in your heart is out”

  8. Q. “Things are getting strange, I’m starting to worry”

  9. Q. “What’s that coming over the hill?”

  10. Q. “I used to rule the world, seas would rise when I gave the word”


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