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Punk Rock Songs of the 70s and 80s

The music of my youth, but can you guess the song from the lyrics? 20 Questions.

 
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1

The line, "There's children in Africa with tommy guns" comes from which song?

  • Tommy Gun (The Clash)
  • Safe European Home (The Clash)
  • Warhead (UK Subs)

2

"I bet you're all so happy in suburbian dream" are the lyrics from which song?

  • 5 Minutes (The Stranglers)
  • Sound Of The Suburbs (The Members)
  • Satellite (Sex Pistols)

3

"I don’t even care if I look a mess, Don’t wanna be a sucker like all the rest" are the lyrics from which song?

  • Smash It Up (The Damned)
  • Identity (X-Ray Spex)
  • Public Image (The Public Image Ltd.)

4

"She doesn't have anything you want to steal, Well, nothing you can touch" are the lyrics from which song?

  • Duchess (The Stranglers)
  • Germ Free Adolescents (X-Ray Spex)
  • Pretty In Pink (The Psychedelic Furs )

5

"I'm to young to die, too late to live,As politicians do the thing no god can forgive..." are the lyrics from which song?

  • Shaved Women (Crass)
  • Last Rockers (Vice Squad)
  • Doom Song (Plasmatics)

6

"You say you can't bear the thought of what she did,But you'd do it to her, you'd see her dead." are the lyrics from which song?

  • Butcher Baby (Plasmatics)
  • 5 Minutes (The Stranglers)
  • Mother Earth (Crass)

7

"I'm a villan, I'm a rogue I'll nick your wallet or garden gnome." are the lyrics from which song?

  • I'm An Upstart (Angelic Upstarts)
  • Burglar (The Damned)
  • Police & Thieves (The Clash)

8

"The worst crime that I ever did was play some rock 'n roll." comes from which song?

  • God Damn Rock and Roll (The Cramps)
  • Rock and Roll Highschool (The Ramones)
  • Get A Grip On Yourself (The Stranglers)

9

"I don't deserve somebody this great, I'd better go or it'll be too late" comes from a well known Damned song, but which one?

  • Eloise (The Damned)
  • Love Song (The Damned)
  • New Rose (The Damned)

10

Who sang, "Send us all cards, and have a lay in on Sunday"?

  • The Members (The Sound Of The Suburbs)
  • The Clash (Safe European Home)
  • The Damned (Perfect Sunday )

11

The line, "Reaps the fields of rice and reeds while the population feeds," comes from which song?

  • Holiday In Cambodia (The Dead Kennedys)
  • Hong Kong Garden (Siouxsie and the Banshees)
  • Chinese Rocks (The Ramones)

12

"When there's no future how can there be sin?" are the lyrics from which punk classic?

  • God Save The Queen (The Sex Pistols)
  • I Just Can't Be Happy Today (The Damned)
  • Police & Thieves (The Clash)

13

"It's the newest thing to hit this land,The boys and the girls all holding hands" are the lyrics from which song?

  • Go Buddy Go (The Stranglers)
  • Love Song (The Damned)
  • Blitzkrieg Bop (The Ramones)

14

Who sang "They're peeling off the bandages, I'm wincing in the light, The nurse is looking anxious and she's quivering with fright."?

  • The Adverts (Garry Gilmore's Eyes)
  • X-Ray Spex (Identity)
  • The Dead Kennedys (Ill in the Head)

15

Which Irish band sang "I've no time to talk about it, All your stupid hopes and dreams. Get your feet back on the ground son, It's exams that count not football teams."?

  • The Boomtown Rats (I Don't Like Mondays)
  • The Undertones (Jimmy, Jimmy)
  • Stiff Little Fingers (At the Edge)

16

"I'm gonna get a jacket just like yours and give my false support to your cause" are the lyrics from which punk song?

  • I'm An Upstart (Angelic Upstarts)
  • Tommy Gun (The Clash)
  • Warhead (UK Subs)

17

Coronation Street star, Albert Tatlock, appeared in the lyrics of which punk song?

  • Sound of the Suburbs (The Members)
  • T.V. Stars (The Skids)
  • Smash It Up (The Damned)

18

"It's getting so hot people are dripping with sweat,The punks in the corner are speeding like a jet." comes from which punk anthem?

  • Blitzkrieg Bop (The Ramones)
  • White Riot (The Clash)
  • Staring at the Rude Boys (The Ruts)

19

"People said we couldn't play, they called us foul mouth yobs." comes from which song?

  • God Damn Rock and Roll (The Cramps)
  • The Great Rock n Roll Swindle (The Sex Pistols)
  • Get A Grip On Yourself (The Stranglers)

20

"Economy is looking bad, Lets start another war" is from which song?

  • Warhead (UK Subs)
  • When You Get Drafted (The Dead Kennedys)
  • Last Rockers (Vice Squad)

 

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