Musical Chairs by AlexanderD

Champion(s):

DoyleE
Oscar Wilde said, "One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead." I should've been the one to get to say that.


Runner(s)-Up:

Falkor23
What, me worry?


Quiz Description

A fun little quiz about people who sang about chairs.

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Questions:

According to a 1964 Burt Bacharach song (sung by Dionne Warwick and most famously covered by Luther Vandross in 1981), "a chair is a chair", but a chair is not WHAT, and in turn, not a home?

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A house

What 1984 Metallica song, from the album of the same name, is about a man who is condemned to the electric chair for a crime he didn't commit?

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"Ride The Lightning"

Love, according to a Barbra Streisand song, was "soft as an easy chair" and "ageless & evergreen". In what movie did this song first appear?

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A Star Is Born

What multi-national multi-franchised singing competition is known primarily for its four spinning chairs?

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The Voice (of...)

The 1985 song "The Chair" begins "Well excuse me, but I think you've got my chair" and ends with the singer admitting that that wasn't his chair at all. Who sang this country classic?

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George Strait

What jazz standard, used by Mildred Bailey as her theme song and since covered by Frank Sinatra, Kaye Starr and Harry James, features the lyric "Fetch me that gin, son, 'fore I tan your hide"?

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Rockin' Chair

In his 1987 song, "I Need Love", who promises his beloved that he'll "lay down (his) jacket so (she) can walk over a puddle", "give (her) a rose" and "pull out (her) chair before we eat"?

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LL Cool J

Will Smith imparted sage wisdom as "hold doors, pull out chairs, easy on the swears" to his son in "Just the Two of Us", a song about the bright side of a broken home. The song takes its title and sample track from another performed (with vocals by Bill Withers) by what smooth jazz saxophonist?

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Grover Washington Jr.

What Billy Joel song contains the following lyric?

Remember how I found you there
Alone in your electric chair
I told you dirty jokes until you smiled
You were lonely for a man
I said take me as I am
'Cause you might enjoy some madness for a while

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"You May Be Right"

What Tears for Fears album from 1985 featured the singles "Shout", "Head Over Heels", and "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"?

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Songs from the Big Chair

Among the things done to this pickup: the jilted lover defacing the seats with her name. From what video does this still come?

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"Before He Cheats"

"Empty Chairs at Empty Tables" is a song from what musical?

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Les Miserables