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Name That Tune, #26


There are twenty-six song clips below, from twenty-six different songs. Name the song and the artist.

Rules

  1. You get 1 point if you name the song.
  2. You get 1 point if you name the artist.
  3. Leave your answers in comments.
  4. If you’ve never commented here before, you’ll be in moderation until I free you. Don’t worry, I’ll get to it.
  5. Your answers will be hidden from everyone but me.
  6. The contest ends on Tuesday, Jan 13th, 12:00PM my time – east coast US. I’ll reveal the comments, and the answers, and total up the points, then.
  7. Hints for any song which hasn’t been identified yet will be provided, Monday, Jan 12th.
  8. I’ll start posting point totals on Thursday.

SONGS

Clip Hints Clip Hints
Song #1 Worked with Zappa and it shows Song #14
Song #2 Song #15
Song #3 New wave vehicles Song #16
Song #4 Song #17 That’s not Josh singing
Song #5 Song #18 When prog rock turned new wave
Song #6 Song #19
Song #7 Painless punk Song #20
Song #8 Song #21 There aren’t many ‘U’ bands, right?
Song #9 Band = album = song Song #22
Song #10 Song #23
Song #11 Hard rock kabuki clowns Song #24 From Japan
Song #12 Song #25
Song #13 BOCES Song #26

First hint: Well, it’s #26. The obvious theme is half of the actual one.
Second hint: …which is to say: the theme applies to the artist and to the song title.
Third hint: It’s A,B,Cs, in order. Song and artist. The song and the artist will start with the same letter (with some flexibility wrt first / last names)

Name That Tune #25 !

I wanted to make it to #25, because that feels right.


There are twenty-five song clips below, from twenty-five different songs. Name the song and the artist.

Rules

  1. You get 1 point if you name the song.
  2. You get 1 point if you name the artist.
  3. Leave your answers in comments.
  4. If you’ve never commented here before, you’ll be in moderation until I free you. Don’t worry, I’ll get to it.
  5. Your answers will be hidden from everyone but me.
  6. The contest ends on Friday, March 29th, 12:00PM my time – east coast US. I’ll reveal the comments, and the answers, and total up the points, then.
  7. Hints for any song which hasn’t been identified yet will be provided, Thursday AM.
  8. I’ll start posting point totals on Wednesday.

SONGS

Clip Hints Clip Hints
Song #1 Song #14
Song #2 Song #15 Numerology from 1982
Song #3 Song #16
Song #4 Song #17
Song #5 Song #18
Song #6 Song #19
Song #7 Song #20
Song #8 Song #21
Song #9 Song #22
Song #10 Song #23
Song #11 Song #24
Song #12 Song #25
Song #13    

First hint: Yes, there is a theme. If you can figure it out, it might help you.

Name That Tune #24

Hey!

Name That Tune!

There are twenty song clips below, from twenty different songs. Name the song and the artist.


Rules

  1. You get 1 point if you name the song.
  2. You get 1 point if you name the artist.
  3. Leave your answers in comments.
  4. If you’ve never commented here before, you’ll be in moderation until I free you. Don’t worry, I’ll get to it.
  5. Your answers will be hidden from everyone but me.
  6. The contest ends on Friday, November 9th, 11:00AM my time – east coast US. I’ll reveal the comments, and the answers, and total up the points, then.
  7. Hints for any song which hasn’t been identified yet will be provided, Thursday PM.

SONGS

Clip Hints Clip Hints
Song #1 Song #11
Song #2 Song #12
Song #3 Song #13
Song #4 Song #14
Song #5 An early SF jam band Song #15 Part of a NOLA musical dynasty
Song #6 Song #16
Song #7 Song #17
Song #8 Song #18
Song #9 Song #19
Song #10 Song #20

OK? Go!