At a recent quiz, one of the questions was the opening line of Bon Jovi’s unmatched classic, Livin’ On A Prayer.
Cue every team arguing in hushed tones about whether it was Tommy or Johnny who worked on the docks.
Or was it the farm he worked on?
Anyway, the room erupted in righteous exasperation and confusion when it turned out the opening line, BEFORE THE FIRST VERSE, is “Once upon a time, not so long ago….”
(Go look it up if you don’t believe me. We certainly did).
But…. SERIOUSLY?? Isn’t that like saying the first line of A Little Help From My Friends is “Billy Shears” or the first line of Need You Tonight (by INXS) is “Come over here…”??
As you were.