We're "On the Road Again" as we look for
someone who knows 60% of their country music for $10,000!
ROUND 1: Pick Four.
- 2003, Brooks & Dunn, "Red Dirt Road"
BAND: It's where I drank my first beer / It's where I found Jesus /
Where I wrecked my first car...
where I went to school..." Totally wrong
Sonya: "I tore it all to pieces!" There's a musical chair with your name
- 1999, the Dixie Chicks, "Ready to Run"
BAND: Ready ready ready ready / Ready to run / All I'm ready to do is
have some fun."
Randy: "Ready ready
ready ready ready." ... No.
Jenny: "Starp talling talkin' bout" Heh...
John: "So let's go run a marathon" Not.
Matt: "What's all this talk about love" Talking about you...and a
Musical Chair, go get it!
- 1990, Clint Black, "Put Yourself in My
BAND: And if you put yourself in my shoes / you'd have some sympathy /
And if I could only put myself in your shoes..
Sunny: "I'd walk right back to me."
- 1975, Queen, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
BAND: I see a little silhouetto of a man / Scaramouche Scaramouche...
Randy: "Should I
do the fandango?" No.
Jenny: "Can you do the fandango?" Closer.
John: "Will you do the fandango?" WINNER!
Now that we have four, it's time to bee!
First, though... let's meet the players.
a talented championship hula hooper
Star Wars geek
Star Trek geek
Round 2: RANDOM SHUFFLE (5 points per
- 1996, Ricochet, "Daddy's Money" (up it
deadly combination all a Add it's)
Sonya: "Add it all up, it's a deadly combination." Correct for 5.
- 2004, Keith Urban, "Days Go By" (feel
in a 'em hand flyin' can window the the I wind like out)
Matt: "I feel 'em in a hand..." No, it's "I feel 'em flyin' out like a
window in the wind."
- 1975, ZZ Top, "Tush" (downtown lookin'
just I'm take for me Lord some tush)
Sunny: "... I'm just"... You're just wrong. "Lord take me downtown, I'm
just looking for some tush."
- 2006, Taylor Swift, "Should've Said No"
(no baby you and should've me might You have still said)
John: "You might still should've..." It was "You should've said no, baby
and you might still have me.
After round 2:
Round 3: SINGING WITH THE ENEMY (5
points per line)
First up, Sonya & Matt.
- 1993, Toby Keith, "Should've Been a
BAND: I'll bet you've never heard ole
Marshal Dillon say / Miss kitty have you ever thought of running away /
settling down, would you marry me
Sonya: "She'd of said yes in a... " No.
BAND: If I asked you twice and begged you pretty please / She'd have
said yes in a New York minute
Matt: "Even if I wasn't in it..." Dude! Family show!
BAND: They never tied the knot / His heart wasn't in it / He just stole
a kiss as he rode away
Sonya: "He never hung his hat up at Kitty's Place" (CORRECT!)
BAND: I should've been a cowboy
Matt: "I should've learned to rope and ride" (CORRECT!)
BAND: Wearing my six-shooter, riding by pony on a cattle drive /
Stealing a young girls heart
Sonya: "Just like Dean & Roy" Band, please...
BAND: Just like Gene and Roy / Singing those campfire songs
Matt: "I should've been a cowboy." (CORRECT)
Matt gets two for 10, while Sonya gets
one for 5 more. They're tied at 10.
Next is Sunny & John.
- 2003, Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett,
"It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere"
BAND: The sun is hot and that old clock
is movin' slow...
Sunny: "It's all so hot"... Wrong.
BAND: An' so am I / Work day passes like molasses in wintertime
John: "And it's Miller fun." ... No.
BAND: But it's July / I'm gettin' paid by the hour, an' older by the
Sunny: "But I'm having fun, I just wanna be in it." No you don't.
BAND: My boss just pushed me over the limit / I'd like to call him
John: :And I love... "... And now, the right answer...
BAND: I think I'll just call it a day / Pour me somethin' tall an'
Sunny: "Give me something to sing along." Umm... No.
BAND: Make it a "Hurricane" before I go insane / It's only half-past
twelve but I don't care...
John: "It's five o'clock somewhere." Gimme lyric.
John gets one for 5. Sunny... still
After round 3:
Round 4: KARAOKE CHALLENGE (2
points for every missing word)
First up is Sunny with zero.
- 2008, Lady Antebellum, "Love Don't Live
Sunny gets... creative. She has two right
for 4 points. She's on the board, but she's out of the game.
John tries to stay in the game with...
- 2006, Trace Adkins, "Ladies Love
John... also creative. He got two right
for 4, giving him to 9. Unfortunately, that also means he's going home.
So Star Trek... Star Wars... A ninja cares not about these things.
Sonya's next, and this is for control in
the Chorus Showdown.
- 1985, Tears for Fears, "Everybody Wants
to Rule the World"
Sonya gets a nice ten for 20, giving her
Matt needs to beat 30 to get control in
the next round.
- 2002, Rascal Flatts, "Mayberry"
Matt gets six for 12, giving him 22. So
it's Sonya vs. Matt in...
Round 5: CHORUS SHOWDOWN
Sonya has control in this round. The year
and artist... 2006, Sugarland. Sonya plays.
- 2006, Sugarland, "Everyday America"
Sonya: Oh, whoa, every (something)'s
That didn't last long. It was
"everybody's dreaming big." Now all Matt has to do is not screw up on
this song and the trophy is his.
- 2006, Rodney Atkins, "If You're Going
Matt: If you're going through hell / Keep on movin'...
Close, it was "keep on going". Sonya has
- 1961, Patsy Cline, "Crazy"
Sonya: I'm crazy for tryin' / Crazy for cryin' / And I'm crazy /For
lovin' you. RIGHT!
Matt has one more shot to force a
- 1977, Kenny Rogers, "Lucille"
Matt: Lucille Lucille... Sorry. Sonya wins
But now it's time to play for the money.
You have seven songs. Every correct song will give you $500. Get five
before you get three strikes, and you win $10,000! But get three
strikes, and you leave with whatever money you made.
It's time... for the FINAL COUNTDOWN!
Singers: "Five, four, three two one, it's
the Final Countdown." Sorry, folks, but I miss Ray Chew's intro.
No shoes, no shirt, no problems / Blues what blues...
Sonya: "I forgot 'em". GOOD!
(2002, Kenny Chesney, "No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems")
Yeah, this is my town / Hey! / Where I was born...
Sonya: "Where I was raised."
(2002, Montgomery Gentry, "My Town")
There's a party goin' on right here / A celebration to last
throughout the years / So bring your good times...
Sonya: "And your laughter too"
(1980, Kool & the Gang, "Celebration")
Ragweed's rockin' on the radio / Free and easy...
Sonya: "Down the road I go." One
(2006, Dierks Bentley, "Free and
Easy (Down the Road I Go)")
Didn't know love could run so deep / Didn't know I'd lose
this much sleep / Holdin' you close, chasing that moon /
spinning all night / Lovin' just who you are..
fly in the dark..." Close. It was "flying"
(2005, Sara Evans, "A Real Fine Place to Start")
Lets give them something to talk about / A little mystery to
figure out / Lets give them something to talk about
about love." It was HOW about love...
(1991, Bonnie Raitt, "Something to Talk About")
That's the night that the lights went out in Georgia...
Sonya: "That's the night that they hung an innocent man."
(1991, Reba McEntire, "The Night the Lights Went Out in
So in the end, it
was the comeback of the week, and all Sonya had to do was
remember the words to a Vicki Lawrence remake. Easy, right? Only
if you're on the couch. More great music next week. Remember,
you don't have to sing it well, just as long as you sing it
right. Take us home, Steve.
For lyrics from the songs
featured in tonight's show, go to
www.cmt.com, keyword "Singing Bee".