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Music Quiz Meme!

step 1: put your music player on shuffle.
step 2: post the first line from the first 15 (25 for me!) songs that play, no matter how embarrassing.
step 2a: Skip any instrumentals and songs where the first line is or contains the title.
step 2b: Also where the song is in a foreign language which you can't actually understand well enough to transcribe.
step 3: strike out the songs when someone guesses both artist and track correctly.
step 4: looking them up on google or any other search engine is CHEATING!
step 5: if you like the game, post your own.

(I've used the first two lines for some of these that might be harder to guess, and I won't be picky about artist if any of these are cover versions. :D  Also, good LORD, the number of instrumental tracks I had to skip...)

1) It's a golden opportunity that's knocking, and you know by now that the answer's up to you

2) I'm pulling questions from my shelf, I'm asking forgiveness

3) What ravages of spirit conjured this temptuous rage - [personal profile] genarti  got the right artist but not the song title, so this one's still up for grabs!

4) There's nothing you can do that can't be done - All You Need is Love by the Beatles (though I was listening to the one from the Love Actually soundtrack. :D) guessed by [personal profile] thebattycakes 

5) The skies were blue and hazy, rarely a storm, barely a chill

6) I was standing by my window on one cold and cloudy day when I saw that hearse come rollin'

7) You can live in the house and I will find a little place around the corner

8) I heard there was a secret chord - Hallelujah, covered by everybody (this time it was Jeff Buckley), guessed by [personal profile] genarti 

9) Get your motor runnin', head out on the highway - Born to Be Wild by Steppenwolf, guessed by [personal profile] synchronicity2 

10) There must be some way out of here, said the joker to the thief.  (bonus points for getting the right version of this.) - [personal profile] synchronicity2  got the song, but [personal profile] genarti  got the version - All Along the Watchtower, from Battlestar Galactica, S3

11) Like anyone would be, I am flattered by your fascination with me

12) And am I born to die, to lay this body down

13) Childhood living is easy to do

14) Don't the hours go shorter as the days go by, we never get to stop and open our eyes 

15) This is the end, hold your breath and count to ten - Skyfall by Adele, guessed by [personal profile] synchronicity2 

16) There are visions, there are memories, there are echoes of thundering hooves

17) And you ask me what I want this year

18) Love can be a many splendored thing

19) Candlelight dies at the window and the night wind blows soft from the sea

20) There comes a moment when my heart must stand alone

21) Where have all the good men gone and where are all the gods - Holding Out For a Hero as performed by Frou Frou, guessed by [personal profile] thebattycakes 

22) It's late in the evening, she's wondering what clothes to wear - Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton, guessed by [personal profile] synchronicity2 

23) I know that you think that I shouldn't still love you - White Flag by Dido, guessed by [personal profile] genarti 

24) On this lonely road, tryin' to make it home - Long Hard Times To Come by Gangstagrass, guessed by [personal profile] synchronicity2 

25) While you were building your empires, I was still sleeping
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