I'm a Believer: The Monkees Lyrics Quiz

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Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "'Cause I'm leaving in the morning, and I must see you again."

"Take the last train to Clarksville, and I'll meet you at the station."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "There's a girl I know who makes me feel so good, and I wouldn't live without her, even if I could."

"They call her Valleri. I love my Valleri."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "All men must have someone, have someone who would never take advantage of a love bright as the sun."

"Someone to understand them, and you just may be the one."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "I know she's having a fit. She doesn't like me a bit."

"No bird of grace ever lit on Auntie Grizelda."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Creature comfort goals, they only numb my soul and make it hard for me to see."

"Another Pleasant Valley Sunday here in status symbol land."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Hey, hey, mercy woman plays a song and no one listens. I need help I'm falling again."

"Play the drum a little louder. Tell me I can live without her, if I only listen to the band."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Girl, don't you know every time I see you smilin', hurts so bad because when I see you, I start tryin'."

"I can still hear you saying those words that never were true."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Oh, I could hide 'neath the wings of the bluebird as she sings."

"Cheer up, Sleepy Jean. Oh, what can it mean to a daydream believer and a homecoming queen."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Just a loudmouth Yankee, I went down to Mexico. I didn't have much time to spend, about a week or so."

"What am I doing hangin' round? I should be on that train and gone."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Times have made me shy. Of all the things you're saying, times have made me shy of girls and all the games they are playing."

"You told me you'd always stay, you told me."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Why don't you cut your hair? Why don't you live up there?"

"Randy Scouse Git" is pretty crude British slang, so in England the song is called "Alternate Title."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "I wanna hold your hand, walk along the sand, laughing in the sun, always having fun."

"I wanna be free. Don't say you love me — say you like me."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "What's the use in trying? All you get is pain. When I needed sunshine, I got rain."

"I'm in love; I'm a believer. I couldn't leave her if I tried."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Floatin' down the river with a saturated liver."

"When they find me in the morning wet and drowned, and the word gets 'round — goin' down."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "The local rock group down the street is trying hard to learn their song. Serenade the weekend squire, who just came out to mow his lawn."

"Another Pleasant Valley Sunday, charcoal burning everywhere."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Mary, oh what a sweet girl, lips like strawberry pie. Sandra, the long hair and pigtails. Can't make up my mind."

"I see all kinds of sorrow. Wish I only loved one. Look out, here comes tomorrow. Oh, how I wish tomorrow would never come."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "When the world and I were young, just yesterday, life was such a simple game a child could play."

"But today there is no day or night. Today there is no dark or light. Today there is no black or white — only shades of gray."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "You're trying to make your mark in society using all the tricks that you used on me."

"I, I, I, I, I'm not your stepping stone."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "No heartaches felt, no longer lonely. Heights of waiting finally won me. Happiness that's all rolled up in you."

The words "Papa Gene's Blues" don't appear in the song, but Mike Nesmith sings this short little country ditty.

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Your love has shown me things I never thought I could see. I didn't know it could be done so easily."

"Sometime in the morning you'll just reach out, and she will be there, close as the summer air."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "You tell me that you've never been this way before. You tell me things I know that I've heard somewhere."

"I just can't think who in the world was that girl. I know I met her somewhere."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Oh, and our good times start and end without one dollar to spend."

"Daydream Believer" hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1967.

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Over and again I've wondered was I wrong. Kept thinkin' that I maybe should've come along."

"Don't wait for me, I'll be a long time comin'."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Know that something very strange is happening to my brain. I'm either feeling very good, or else I am insane."

"And it's love you bring. No, that I can't deny. With your wings I can learn to fly, sweet young thing."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Don't know just what I said wrong, but girl, I apologize. Don't go — here's where you belong. So wipe the tears from your eyes."

"Girl, I don't want to fight. I'm a little bit wrong, and you're a little bit right. I said, girl, you know that it's true. It's a little bit me, and it's a little bit you."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "I thought love was only true in fairy tales, meant for someone else, but not for me."

"Then I saw her face. Now I'm a believer."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "I held you tight, and we fell, life took a breath."

"Oh, it's in the air. I feel it everywhere. I'm so happy, 'cause I know it's got to be love."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Riding the backs of giraffes for laughs is all right for a while. The ego sings of castles and kings and things."

"But the porpoise is laughing goodbye, goodbye."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "I've been standing on the corner all day, tryin' to think of little things to say."

"'Cause she walks by every day about this time, and I don't think I'll ever get her off of my mind."

Match the Monkees lyrics to the song: "Love is understanding. Don't you know that this is true? Love is understanding. It's in everything we do."

Peter Tork co-wrote "For Pete's Sake," which became the closing song for the second season of "The Monkees" TV show.

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The Monkees weren't out to change the world with their deep lyrics — they were just out to have some fun. Can you name that Monkees lyric?

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