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To make up for the Chelsea quizzes taking a back seat for a fortnight here is a music lyric quiz to keep you all away from your otherwise futile lives!

No need to PM the answers to this one. Just post them on here and we can see how long it takes for correct answers to all 10 questions to be given.

1. From which play written in 1950s did Morrissey either draw inspiration, or basically steal from, for a number of his lyrics including 'Wrap her up in the News of the World, dump her on a doorstep girl' and 'The dream has gone but the baby is real' both from the song 'This Night Has Opened My Eyes"

2. Who has often talked about writing many of his lyrics by having a whole collection of lyrics cut out on bits of paper and then randomly sticking different ones together to see how they read when pieced together?

3. In the sing Chelsea Hotel#2, Leonard Cohen makes reference to being given head on an unmade bed. For a long time after he made it very clear that the generous lady he was referring to was?

4. Which Radiohead song was written by Thom Yorke as a direct reaction to how he felt about the way the band were both propelled but also held back by the success of 'Creep?'

5. The lyrics of which Cure song were inspired by what Robert Smith found in his wallet after finding it amongst the remains of his belongings the day after a fire at his home?

6. Which song by 'The Who' had its lyrics changed for the US release due to a potential race issue?

7. The lyrics of which Pogues song resulted in a performance on Ben Elton's channel 4 show being cut short before the song ended and broadcasting of the song being subsequently banned by the IBA?

8. Which Bob Dylan song is considered to be him firmly disassociating himself from the protest element of folk music and is considered to be the song, at the Newport Folk Festival, whose performance most clearly demonstrates his move from acoustic to electric?

9. The lyrics to which Pink Floyd song did Roger Waters admit to borrowing from a book of Chinese poetry from the Tang Dynasty period?

10. Which Pearl Jam song is a story of a son who finds out that his biological father died many years ago and the man he thought was his biological father is actually his stepfather. Furthermore his mother's grief at the loss of her first husband caused her sexually embrace her son, due to his resemblance to his biological father?

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My Iron Lung and Maggies Farm are correct.

Only these three to get.

6. Which song by ‘The Who’ had its lyrics changed for the US release due to a potential race issue?

7. The lyrics of which Pogues song resulted in a performance on Ben Elton’s channel 4 show being cut short before the song ended and broadcasting of the song being subsequently banned by the IBA?

9. The lyrics to which Pink Floyd song did Roger Waters admit to borrowing from a book of Chinese poetry from the Tang Dynasty period?

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