Name That Tune #28

It’s Over!!!


There are twenty song clips below, from twenty different songs from twenty different artists and twenty different years. 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. The theme is Awesome Keyboard Action!
  4. Leave your answers in comments. You can reply as many times as you wish.
  5. If you’ve never commented here before, you’ll be in moderation until I free you. Don’t worry, I’ll get to it.
  6. Your answers will be hidden from everyone but me.
  7. The contest ends on Friday, September 15th, 12:00PM my time – east coast US. I’ll reveal the comments, and the answers, and total up the points, then.
  8. Hints for any song which hasn’t been identified yet will be provided, Wednesday, Sept. 13th.
  9. I’ll start posting point totals on Tuesday.

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Hints?
No hints. They’ve all been named!

33 thoughts on “Name That Tune #28

  1. hairshirthedonist

    1 96 Tears, Question Mark and the Mysterions
    2 Very Superstitious, Stevie Wonder
    3 I know that one like the back of my hand, but the name escapes me. Led Zeppelin
    4 Frankenstein, Edgar Winter
    5 Don’t know
    6 Lucky Man, ELP
    7 Magic Man, Heart
    8 Bobba O’Reiley (sp?), The Who
    9 Hold Your Head Up, Argent
    10 Radio, Elvis Costello
    11 Too Much Time on My Hands, Styx
    12 Don’t Stop Believin’, Journey
    13 Jump, Van Halen
    14 Don’t know
    15 Can’t remember the name, Rush
    16 The Final Countdown, Europe
    17 Sounds like Oingo Boingo
    18 Rio, Duran, Duran
    19 I know that song, but don’t know the name and can’t remember the band.
    20 Mr. Crowley, Ozzy Osbourn

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  2. James Powell

    1) 96 Tears – ? and the Mysterians

    2) Superstition – Stevie Wonder

    3) Trampled Under Foot – Led Zeppelin

    4) Montana – Frank Zappa

    5) Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues – Bob Dylan

    6) Lucky Man – Emerson, Lake & Palmer

    7) Magic Man – Heart

    8) Baba O’Riley – The Who

    9) Hold Your Head Up – Argent

    10) Radio, Radio – Elvis Costello & the Attractions

    11) Styx – Too Much Time On My Hands

    12) Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey

    13) Jump – Van Halen

    14) No Clue

    15) No Clue

    16) Final Countdown – Europe

    17) Girlfriend is Better – Talking Heads

    18) Rio – Duran, Duran

    19) No Clue

    20) Mr. Crowley – Ozzy Osbourne

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  3. Rob Caldecott

    1.
    2. Superstition – Stevie Wonder
    3. Trampled Underfoot – Led Zeppelin
    4.
    5. Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues – Bob Dylan
    6.
    7.
    8. Baba O’Riley – The Who
    9.
    10.
    11.
    12. Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
    13. Jump – Van Halen
    14. Just Can’t Get Enough – Depeche Mode
    15.
    16. The Final Countdown – Europe
    17. Girlfriend Is Better – Talking Heads
    18. Rio – Duran Duran
    19. Bizarre Love Triangle – New Order
    20.

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  4. Spirula

    Okay, here’s my try (song, artist)

    1. 96 tears..Question Mark and the Mysterians
    2. Superstitious..Stevie Wonder
    3. ?..Led Zepplin
    4. Frankenstein..Edgar Winter Group
    5. ?..?
    6. Lucky Man..Emerson,Lake and Palmer
    7. Magic Man..Heart
    8. Baba O Reilly..The Who
    9. Hold your Head..Argent
    10. Radio..Elvis Costello and the Attractions
    11. Time on my Hand..Styx
    12. Never Stop Believing..Journey
    13. Jump..Van Halen
    14. ?..Dead or Alive
    15. ?..?
    16. Final Countdown..Europe
    17. ?..?
    18. Rio..Duran Duran
    19. ?..New Order
    20. ?..?

    Straight from memory, not checked at all by internet. Maybe some misspellings.

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  5. mrs. cleek

    1. 96 tears
    2. very superstitious, Stevie Wonder
    3. without love, doobie brothers
    4. frankenstein
    5. allman brothers
    6. lucky man, yes
    7. magic man, heart
    8. baba o’reilly, who
    9. hold your head up
    10. radio radio, elvis costello
    11. too much time on my hands, styx
    12. don’t stop believing, journey
    13. jump, van halen
    14. just can’t get enough, depeche mode
    15. distant early warning, rush
    16. final countdown, europe
    17.
    18. rio, duran duran
    19. new order
    20.

    4 minutes – i should get credit for that

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  6. Robbert

    1) ? & the Mysterians – 96 Tears
    2) Stevie Wonder – Superstition
    3) Led Zeppelin – Trampled Under Foot
    4) THIS SOUNDS HOT! No idea, though.
    5) Bob Dylan – Queen Jane Approximately
    6)
    7)
    8) Who – Baba O’Riley
    9) Argent – Hold Your Head Up
    10) Elvis Costello – Radio, Radio
    11)
    12) Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’
    13) Van Halen – Jump
    14) Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough
    15) Asia – Heat Of The Moment
    16) Europe – The Final Countdown
    17) Talking Heads – Girlfriend Is Better
    18) Duran Duran – Rio
    19) New Order – Bizarre Love Triangle
    20) Ozzy Osbourne – Mr. Crowley

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  7. Jewish Steel

    1. ? and the Mysterians- 96 Tears

    2. Stevie Wonder on the clavinet! – Superstitious

    3. Led Zepplin _Trampled Underfoot

    4. King Crimson?

    5. Dylan -Just Like Tom Thumb Blues

    6. ELP-Lucky Man. Greg Lake had such a marvelous, unfussy voice.

    7. Heart?

    8. The Who – Baba O’Reily

    9. Argent – Hold Your Head Up

    10. EC- Radio Radio

    11. Talking Heads

    12. Journey – Don’t Stop Believing. The theme song of the 2005 White Sox, so I got to hear this song a billion more times. Ugh.

    13. VH – Jump

    14. ?

    15. ?

    16. Europe? The Final Countdown?

    17.

    18. Duran Duran – Hungry Like The Wolf. Did you know there is a professional cyclist named Rigoberto Uran Uran?

    19. New Order?

    20. ?

    Can you tell I’m not a big fan of the 80’s?

    My wife will not be participating this time. She is doing her fellowship at Princeton! That would be exciting enough, right? Well, then this happened: https://www.facebook.com/hpumblechookesq/videos/vb.514338051/10155235089713052/?type=2&theater

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  8. Dennis Orphen

    #1 96 Tears – ? and the Mysterians
    #2 Superstition – Stevie Wonder
    #3 Trampled Under Foot – Led Zeppelin
    #4 Frankenstein – The Edgar Winter Group
    #5
    #6 Lucky Man – EL& Palmer
    #7
    #8 Baba O Reily – The Who
    #9 Hold Your Head Up – Argent

    #11 Too Much Time on My Hands – Styx
    #12 Don’t Stop Believing – Journey

    #16 Only Time Will Tell – Asia

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  9. Slim Pickens

    Uh-oh, barely caught this in time. I’m not a keyboard guy so I’ll be bringing up the rear:

    1. Question Mark and the Mysterions, 96 Tears
    2. Stevie Wonder, Superstitious
    3. Led Zeppelin, Trampled Under Foot
    4. Edgar Winter, Frankenstein
    5.
    6. Emerson, Lake, Palmer. Lucky Man
    7. Heart, Magic Man
    8. Tough one. The Who, Baba O’Reilly
    9. Argent, Hold Your Head Up
    10. Elvis Costello? Pump it Up.
    11.
    12. Journey, Don’t Stop Believing
    13. Van Halen, Jump.
    14-20 – Got nuthin’. A couple of crappy 80’s Hair Bands in there that I’m trying to forget ever existed, among other crap.

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  10. cleek Post author

    James Powell : 32
    hairshirthedonist : 30
    Robbert : 29
    Spiurla : 28
    Rob C : 28
    mrs cleek : 27
    Jewish Steel : 25
    Slim Pickens : 21
    Dennis Orphen : 18

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  11. Cheap Wino

    1 – 96 Tears, ? and the Mystrians
    2 – Superstition, Little Stevie Wonder
    3 –
    4 -……., Doobie Bros
    5 –
    6 – ……..,Rush (or Yes?)
    7 – ……, Steve Miller Band
    8 – Baba O’Rielly, The Who
    9 – Hold Your Head Up, Argent
    10 – Radio, Radio, Elvis Costello
    11 –
    12 – Don’t Stop Believin’, Journey — Boooooo
    13 -……, Yes (or Rush?)
    14 – Just Can’t Get Enough, Depeche Mode
    15 –
    16 – The Final Countdown, Europe
    17 – Girlfriend is Better, Talking Heads
    18 –
    19 – Take on Me, A-ha
    20 –

    That’s all I can do in 25 minutes while at work. I’m embarrassed that I can get some that I think are terrible while there are a few great tunes that I should know but can’t quite pull out of the memory hole without more time. Such is life!

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  12. cleek Post author

    James Powell : 32
    hairshirthedonist : 30
    Robbert : 29
    Spiurla : 28
    Rob C : 28
    mrs cleek : 27
    Jewish Steel : 25
    Slim Pickens : 21
    Dennis Orphen : 18
    Cheap Wino : 18

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