I meant to put this up on Thursday, then went on vacation. So without further delay, here are the answers to last week’s lyrics quiz:

1. The Rolling Stones — “As Tears Go By”: Smiling faces I can see / But not for me
2. Rilo Kiley — “Close Call”: Her good looks could’ve sailed a ship / But her will alone could’ve sunk it
3. From First To Last — “Worlds Away”: When words mean nothing, I’ll be here singing
4. Ben Folds — “Bastard”: Spread the facts on the floor like a fan / Throw away the ones that make you feel bad
5. Pink Floyd — “Eclipse” (as identified by jackbishop): Everything under the sun is in tune / But the sun is eclipsed by the moon
6. Tom Petty — “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” (named by kansasjenny): Baby you could never look me in the eye / Yeah you buckle with the weight of the words
7. Rush — “Countdown”: Like a pillar of cloud, the smoke lingers high in the air / In fascination, with the eyes of the world, we stare
8. George Stanford — “My Own Worst Enemy”: You saw me and you shut the door / And it only made me love you more
9. Midnight Oil — “The River Runs Red”: It must be the curse of the age/ What’s taken is never renewed
10. Gavin DeGraw — “In Love With A Girl”: Took my sweet time when I was bitter
11. Robert Cray — “Consequences”: I know the difference between wrong and right / Don’t make no difference in the middle of the night
12. Tori Amos — “Big Wheel” (thank you, wife of joenotcharles): I’m gonna turn that whiskey into rain
13. Patsy Cline — “Dear God”: I go to church on a Sunday / The vows that I make / I break them on Monday
14. U2 — “Elevation” (where were you, kansasjenny?): A corner of your lips / Is the orbit of your hips
15. B.B. King and Eric Clapton — “Riding With The King”: I stepped out of Mississippi when I was ten years old / With a suit cut sharp as a razor, and a heart made of gold
16. Melissa Etheridge — “Open Your Mind”: We may not know how or when / But don’t you wanna know why?
17. Bruce Springsteen — “Born In The USA” (kansasjenny again): I had a brother at Khe Sanh / Fighting off the Viet Cong / They’re still there, he’s all gone
18. Sarah McLachlan — “Trainwreck”: Would your eyes, like midnight fireflies / Light up the trenches where my heart lies?
19. James Taylor — “Never Die Young”: We got to close our eyes / Cut up our losses into doable doses / Ration our tears and sighs