‘Monday Mind Workout’ – answers for Monday 28th September 2020

Answers from yesterday’s ‘Monday Mind Workout’


1 This hymn is often labelled as a credible national anthem rival: Jerusalem

Lyrics: “Bring me my bow of burning gold!

Bring me my arrows of desire!”

2 From a 1950s classic musical, it certainly won’t put a ­dampener on your mood: Singin’ in the Rain

Lyrics: “I walk down the lane

With a happy refrain.”

3 This rock masterpiece was rumoured to be the most expensive single ever made on its 1975 release: Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

Lyrics: “Because I’m easy come, easy go

A little high, little low.”

4 This ballad was written to comfort one of the band member’s sons: Hey Jude – The Beatles

Lyrics: “Take a sad song and make it better

Remember to let her under your skin.”

5 Patriotic song associated with the Royal Navy: Rule Britannia

Lyrics: “When Britain first, at Heaven’s command

Arose from out the azure main.”

6 The unofficial anthem of ­Yorkshire: On Ilkla Moor Baht ‘At

Lyrics: “Wheear ‘ast tha bin sin’ ah saw thee, ah saw thee?”

7 Ol’ Blue Eyes made it one of the most famous tunes in the world: My Way – Frank Sinatra

Lyrics: “Regrets, I’ve had a few

But then again, too few to mention.”

8 Fun times in a Yorkshire seaside town: Scarborough Fair

Lyrics: “Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme

Remember me to one who lives there

She once was a true love of mine.”

9 This band certainly had an Edge in it: With or Without You – U2

Lyrics: “Through the storm, we reach the shore

You give it all but I want more.”

10 A regular feature of Last Night of the Proms: Land of Hope and Glory

Lyrics: “Wider still and wider shall thy bounds be set

God, who made thee mighty, make thee mightier yet.”

11.It only hit the number one spot in the British charts after the singer’s untimely death in 1980: Imagine – John Lennon

Lyrics: “I hope someday you’ll join us

And the world will be as one.”

12 Typical Cockney’s song, according to the musical Me and My Girl:   Lambeth Walk

Lyrics: “Any evening, any day

You’ll find us all

Doin’ the ——- —-.”

13 This 1997 movie theme song’s success did not sink like the ship: My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion

Lyrics: “Far across the distance

And spaces between us.

You have come to show you, go on.”

14 The band’s warring brothers hate each other: Wonderwall – Oasis

Lyrics: “And all the roads we have to walk are winding

And all the lights that lead us there are blinding.”

15 Always Sung before the FA Cup Final: Abide With Me

Lyrics: “Swift to its close ebbs out life’s little day;

Earth’s joys grow dim, its glories pass away.”

16 A favourite from The Forces’ Sweetheart: (There’ll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover – Vera Lynn

Lyrics: “I’ll never forget the people I met

Braving those angry skies

I remember well as the shadows fell

The light of hope in their eyes.”

17 It was the first record by a Welsh artist to top the US chart: Total Eclipse Of The Heart – Bonnie Tyler

Lyrics: “And I need you now tonight

And I need you more than ever.”

18 Popular in New Orleans and football grounds: When the Saints Go Marching In

Lyrics: “Oh when the trumpet sounds the call

Oh lord I want to be in that number.”

19 Found fame a second time around thanks to one of a hit film’s most romantic scenes: Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers

Lyrics: “Lonely rivers flow

To the sea, to the sea.”

20 Penned when the writers were just 17, it features a famous sax riff: Careless Whisper – George Michael

Lyrics: “So I’m never gonna dance again

The way I danced with you.”

sourced:www.mirror co. uk quiz lost for words