Answers: Who Wrote the Lyric, Keith Richards or Leonard Cohen?
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This is the answer key to our quiz Who Wrote the Lyric, Keith Richards or Leonard Cohen?, inspired by the 2015 High Performance Rodeo which feature shows that use these musicians as its muse.
“I have torn everyone who reached out for me.
But I swear by this song
And by all that I have done wrong
I will make it all up to thee.”
-Leonard Cohen, “Bird on a Wire”
“The doctor wants to give me more injections
Giving me shots for a thousand rare infections”
-Keith Richards with Mick Jagger, “Connection”
“Don’t know how I got there
Maybe taken by the wave”
-Leonard Cohen, “Banjo”
“You made the wrong motion
Drank the wrong potion
You the lost the feeling
No so appealing”
-Keith Richards, “You Don’t Move Me”
“It’s too much pain and too much sorrow
Guess I’ll feel the same tomorrow”
-Keith Richards with Mick Jagger, “The Last Time”
“If you want a lover,
I’ll do anything you ask me to.
And, if you want another kind of love,
I’ll wear a mask for you.”
-Leonard Cohen, “I’m Your Man”
“Yes, and thanks for the trouble you took from her eyes.
I thought it was there for good so I never tried.”
-Leonard Cohen, “Famous Blue Raincoat”
“Well I never kept a dollar past sunset.
It always burned a hole in my pants.”
-Keith Richards with Mick Jagger, “Happy”
“Well if you call this a life
Why must I spend it with you
If the show must go on
Let it go on without you”
-Keith Richards with Mick Jagger, “All About You”
“You told me again you preferred handsome men
But for me you would make an exception”
-Leonard Cohen, “Chelsea Hotel #2”
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