Lennon & McCartney
Last time, #1 Susie Oh swept
the Final Countdown for $50,000. Tonight, three more players will have a
shot to take her crown and become tonight's Singing Bee Champion, and
it's all to the soundtrack of John Lennon & Paul McCartney.
Susie's challengers are...
Dean, Matt, and Samantha.
- 1968, "Birthday"
Band: "They say it's your birthday / Well my birthday too, yeah
/ They say it's your birthday..."
Dean: "Happy birthday to you."
Matt: "Happy birthday to you!"
SUSIE: "We're gonna have a good time!" THAT's why she's the
- 1967, "Hello
Band: "You say yes, I say no / You say stop, and I say go
go go / Oh no"
Samantha: "You say goodbye, and I say hello." RIGHT!
- 1967, "Sgt.
Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."
Band: "It was twenty years ago today / Sgt. Pepper taught
the band to play / They've been going in and out of style..."
Dean: "And they're guaranteed to
raise a smile."
Matt: "And you're guaranteed to
raise a smile."
Correct: "BUT they're guaranteed to raise a smile."
- 1965, "Ticket to
Band: "I think I'm gonna be sad / I think it's today yeah / The
girl that's driving me mad..."
Dean: "Is going away, yeah." That's three!
Meeting our players
now... Susie (Pacific Palisades, CA) wants to pay some bills and
buy a handbag with the money she won. Samantha (Brentwood, TN)
grew up on a farm, but she's scared of cows. Dean played in the
cover band called the "Dirty Little Orphans".
Round 2, Random
- 1964, "Can't Buy
Me Love" (money can't much me money care buy don't I too for
SUSIE: "I don't care too much for money, money can't buy me
- 1966, "Paperback
Writer" (paperback be so want writer I to a)
Samantha: "So I want to be a paper writer." Correct!
Dean needs this one
to stay in the game.
- 1968, "Back in the
USSR" (know don't you lucky how you are boy)
Dean: "Don't know how lucky you are, boy". Missed "YOU" at the
start. Susie and Samantha move on!
Round 3, Sing the chorus:
- 1965, "Help!"
SUSIE: "Help me if you can / I'm feeling down / And I do
appreciate / You being 'round / Help me get my feet / Back on
the ground / Won't you please please help me". RIGHT!
This is to stay
- 1967, "When I'm
Samantha: "When you're sixty-four?" NO! It was "Will you still
need me / Will you still feed me / When I'm sixty-four." Susie
is a two-time champion!
Still got time, so
let's go to the crowd. Gina, answer this for $500...
-1967, "With A
Little Help from My Friends"
Band: "What would you think if I sang out of tune / Would you
stand up and walk out on me / Lend me your ears and I'll sing
you a song..."
Gina: "And I'll try not to sing out of key." Right for $500.
Now it's time to
play for cash money in... The Final Countdown...
Ray: "It's the Final Countdown!"
Seven songs, seven missing phrases. For each one you get right, you
get $5000. Get five, and she's done it before, no problem... $50,000 richer,
for a total of $100,000. But three strikes, and
you're outta here.
"She was a day tripper / A one way ticket yeah / It took me
Susie: "To find out." Ding!
(1965, "Day Tripper")
"When I find myself in times of trouble / Mother Mary comes
Susie: "Singing words of
wisdom, let it be." Close. It was "speaking".
(1970, "Let It Be")
"Penny Lane, there is a barber showing photographs / Of
every head he's had the pleasure to know / And all the
people that come and go..."
Susie: "I got this one wrong, too"
Yeah. It was "Stop and say hello."
(1967, "Penny Lane")
"Why she had to go / I don't know / She wouldn't say /
I said something's wrong..."
Susie: "Now I long for yesterday..." That's two.
"Picture yourself on a boat on the river / With
tangerine trees and marmalade skies / Somebody calls you /
You answer quite slowly..."
Susie: "The girl with
(1967, "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds")
It was A girl... But
she has $10,000 today, $60,000 for two games. She comes back
next time to defend. Play us out Ray.
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