As usual, we're gonna take it a little easy (at least mentally) on Friday. For today's Brain Game, you'll try to decipher these five song-and-artist "sound-alike" combos, just like the party game Mad Gab. The answer to the first one is provided as an example. Good luck!

EXAMPLE: COAL DARTED by PAW LAB DUEL
= "Cold Hearted" by Paula Abdul

1. CRIME EAR IF HER by JOKE AH CUR

2. GEM DAN DEE by BLAH COE CAR KIN SAW

3. PEEN COW SAYS by JUNK OOH CARMEL INK AMP

4. YOURS ECKSTEIN by WREN GHOST ARE

5. EYE CHEST ONE AS TOP by GEE NOVA NELLY

HERE are the answers.

ANSWERS:

1. CRIME EAR IF HER by JOKE AH CUR = "Cry Me a River" by Joe Cocker

2. GEM DAN DEE by BLAH COE CAR KIN SAW = "Jim Dandy" by Black Oak Arkansas

3. PEEN COW SAYS by JUNK OOH CARMEL INK AMP = "Pink Houses" by John Cougar Mellencamp

4. YOURS ECKSTEIN by WREN GHOST ARE = "You're Sixteen" by Ringo Starr

5. EYE CHEST ONE AS TOP by GEE NOVA NELLY = "I Just Wanna Stop" by Gino Vannelli