Dad Rock 11/16

Dad Rock

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Each song connects to the one before via one (or more) word(s) in the lyrics, title, or artist! It’s free word association! We promise we don’t hate you!


2-3 pm: Keira has it in pairs


Monkey Gone to Heaven – The Pixies; Daydream Believer – The Monkees (the word “monkey/monkee”)

Drive – The Cars; Drive My Car – The Beatles (driving!)

Houses of the Holy – Led Zeppelin; When Doves Cry – Prince (“From the houses of the holy, we can watch the white doves go”/title)

A Quick One While He’s Away – The Who; Who Can It Be Now – Men At Work (The Who?/Who?)

Take the Money and Run – Steve Miller Band; I Ran (So Far Away) – A Flock of Seagulls (Running [from your problems])

Stuck In the Middle With You – Stealer’s Wheel; The Middle – Jimmy Eat World (Middle Ages)


3-4 pm: Izzy has one long strand of loosely-connected songs


Time of the Season – The Zombies (connects to the The Middle via “It just takes some time/Living in the middle”)

Zombie – The Cranberries (braaaaaains)

And She Was – The Talking Heads (Zombie: “In your head, in your head…”; these heads are talking!)

My Melancholy Blues – Queen (And She Was: “The world was moving, she was floating above it”; this Queen track is off of their album News of the World)

Tuesday Afternoon – Moody Blues (My Melancholy Blues; these blues are moody!)

Ruby Tuesday – The Rolling Stones (Tuesday = Tuesday)

Friday I’m In Love – The Cure (this song names all the days of the week, of which Tuesday is one)

Some Kind of Wonderful – Grand Funk Railroad (Friday: “It’s a wonderful surprise”; these wonderfuls are some kind!)

Dance the Night Away – Van Halen (GFR says “I don’t have to stay out all night”; Van Halen promotes it)

Fire On the Mountain – The Grateful Dead (Van Halen let’s us know that she’s on fire; the Grateful Dead are too stoned to distinguish between a woman and a metaphor)

Long Train Runnin’ – The Doobie Brothers (“Long-distance runner, what you standin’ there for?”; oh god apparently a train!?)

Saturday In The Park – Chicago (Doobies sing about the “Illinois Central”; that’s Chi-town!)

Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting – Elton John (days of the week again)

The Boys Are Back In Town – Thin Lizzy (“It’s getting late have you seen my mates/Ma tell me when the boys are here”; these boys are back!)

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