The 70s Lyric Game is a play-along, interactive game that works for almost all stations in any format. This version is particularly effective for the holidays and complements a We Need A Little Christmas feature.
Before you begin, follow the guidelines for playing games in the Game Strategy section here.
Then, choose the best method to play this game based on your show and how you’ll use the game.
70s Lyrics Game
This game connects a show to a station’s format, reinforcing the music brand and complementing music features.
Important: Follow the guidelines and options to customize the game for your show and station as outlined here.
Question: “You can’t plant me in your penthouse, going back to my plow.”
Answer: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John (1973)
Question: “And stay right here ’cause these are the good old days”
Answer: Anticipation by Carly Simon (1971)
Question: “There was a time when I was in a hurry all the time. I was, like you.”
Answer: Have You Never Been Mellow by Olivia Newton-John (1975)
Question: “We all need somebody to lean on.”
Answer: Lean on Me by Bill Withers (1972)
Question: “I’ll light the fire. You place the flowers in the vase that you bought today”
Answer: Our House by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (1970)
Question: “Spending all my nights, all my money going out on the town.”
Answer: Baby Come Back by Player (1977)
Question: “They showed you a statue, told you to pray”
Answer: “Only The Good Die Young” by Billy Joel.
Question: “I wanna hold you ’til I die. ‘Til we both break down and cry”
Answer: Sometimes When We Touch by Dan Hill (1977)
Question: “But the dreams I’ve seen lately keep on turning out and burning out
and turning out the same.
Answer: Take It To The Limit by Eagles (1975)
Question: “Who sees you as something more than sexual. More than just our Marilyn Monroe”
Answer: Candle In The Wind by Elton John (1973)
Question: “There must be some words and day from my girlfriend so far away”
Answer: Please Mr. Postman by The Carpenters (1975)
Question: “Shadows grow so long before my eyes”
Answer: Baby I Love Your Way by Peter Frampton
Question: “Daddy was a cop on the south side of Chicago.”
Answer: The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace (1974)
Question: “Mama looked down and spit on the ground every time my name gets mentioned”
Answer: Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard by Paul Simon (1972)
Question: “Well I tried to make it Sunday, but I got so damned depressed”
Answer: Sister Golden Hair by America
Question: “Oh I hope Neil Young will remember, a southern man don’t need him around anyhow”
Answer: Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd (1974)
Question: “You walked into the party like you were walking onto a yacht”
Answer: You’re So Vain by Carly Simon (1972)
Question: “Really love your peaches, wanna shake your tree.”
Answer: The Joker by Steve Miller Band
Question: “Listen to the ground. There is movement all around. There is something goin’ down and I can feel it”
Answer: Night Fever by Bee Gees (1977)