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Initial post: Sep 12, 2011 5:17:13 PM PDT
Just off the top of my head, I would suggest "People try to put us down" from The Who's "My Generation";

"Girls won't touch me cos I've got a misdirection" from Rocket From The Tombs' "Final Solution"; and

"Hey what's your problem baby" from Honcho Overload's "Brain Bath."

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 12, 2011 7:22:38 PM PDT
davyboy says:
What are we gonna do now? - Clampdown (The Clash)

Posted on Sep 12, 2011 7:33:45 PM PDT
JVC says:
'Well, you know you're gonna have to steal it, if you want your cake and eat it too'

River of No Return, Jeff Healey Band

Posted on Sep 12, 2011 8:20:48 PM PDT
I was boooooorn in a crossfire hurricaaaaneee...

Posted on Sep 12, 2011 9:18:32 PM PDT
Trapped in Purgatory-Raining Blood by Slayer

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 8:08:41 AM PDT
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vivazappa says:
PETE'S got a ton of um':
"We'll be fighting in the streets with our children at our feet"-Fooled
"Out here in the fields I fight for my meals"-Baba
"I see myself on TV I'm a faker, a paper clown"-Booze
"Girls of fifteen sexually knowing"-5:15
"I got my clipboard, textbook lead me to the station yeah I'm off to the civil war"-Slip Kid
"You declared you would be three inches taller you only became what we made you"-Punk/Godfather

But my favorite is from Ian Anderson:
"Really don't mind if you sit this one out"-Thick as a Brick

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 8:30:08 AM PDT
Mother
Tell your children not to walk my way
Tell your children not to hear my words
What they mean
What the say
MOTHER

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 8:54:10 AM PDT
aND THAT LINE IS ?????

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 8:58:42 AM PDT
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Posted on Sep 13, 2011 9:24:17 AM PDT
Number 9

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 13, 2011 9:28:39 AM PDT
Gold Coast slave ships bound for cotten fields ...

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 13, 2011 9:37:35 AM PDT
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jim locker says:
darkness at the break of noon, shadows even the silver spoon, the handmade blade the child's balloon, eclipses both the sun & moon, to understand you know too soon, there is no sense in trying.

hey kids shake it loose together, the spotlight's hittin' somethin' that's been known to change the weather-we'll kill the spotted calf tonight so come along, where we fight our parents out in the street to find who's right & who's wrong.

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 12:00:02 PM PDT
"Never seen you looking so bad, my funky one"

Any Major Dude - Steely Dan

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 12:10:53 PM PDT
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Randy says:
Mary Provost did not look her best the day the cops burst into her lonely nest
~~Nick Lowe, "Marie Provost"

I can saw a woman in two but you won't want to look in the box when I do
~~Warren Zevon, "For My Next Trick I'll Need A Volunteer"

Screen door slams, Mary's dress sways
~~Bruce Springsteen, "Thunder Road"

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 12:59:26 PM PDT
"Some motherf@#$er" is pissin' on my grave, how much irrigation can I stand" Wayne Kramer: Somethings Broken in the Promised Land.
"The bigger the cushion, the sweeter the pushin'" Spinal Tap: Big Bottom.
"A seasoned witch could call you from the depths of your disgrace" Yes: Close to the Edge.
"I was walking down the street, concentrating on truckin' right" 10 CC: Dreadlock Holiday.
"Well I'm going to Detox Mansion, way down on Last Breath Farm, been raking leaves with Liza, me and Liz clean up the yard." Warren Zevon: Detox Mansion.
"I don't mind other guys dancing with my girl." Who/Pete: Kids are Alright.
"Baby don't leave me here alone, don't break our happy home, think of the children, I know we haven't got no kids but think of it we did, it would surely upset them." Tonio K: A Lovers Plea
"I feel so good I'm gonna break somebody's heart tonight, I feel so good I'm take someone apart tonight." Richard Thompson: I Feel So Good
"When Black Friday comes I'll stand down by the door and catch the grey men when they dive from the fourteenth floor." Steely Dan: Black Friday
"The dreams and hopes of men are powered by addiction, and who am I to say that this is an affliction." Graham Parker:Success
"A long, long time ago, I can still remember how the music used to make me smile!" Don McLean: Do you have to ask?

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 13, 2011 9:24:10 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Sep 13, 2011 9:25:07 PM PDT
They're dropping bombs again
And they're doing it in your name
-Killing Joke-

Heaven kicked you out
You wouldn't wear a tie
-Therapy?-

He signed up to get a job
And show he wasn't scared
-Stiff Little Fingers-

He lives in his imagination
No friends of his very own
-Husker Du-

To be someone must be a wonderful thing.
-The Jam-

Posted on Sep 14, 2011 12:18:41 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Sep 14, 2011 12:19:26 AM PDT
doodah man says:
Oh I used to be disgusted
and now I try to be amused...
--(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Elvis Costello

There she stood in the street, smiling from her head to her feet
-All Right Now, Free

Posted on Sep 14, 2011 4:51:36 AM PDT
Earl Millard says:
Johnny's Daddy Was Takin Him Fishing When He Was Eight Years Old-Don't Take The Girl Tim Mcgraw

Posted on Sep 14, 2011 7:03:44 AM PDT
jblyn says:
"Either go away or go all the way in"
"Hey Frederick!" - Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane)

Posted on Sep 14, 2011 1:58:14 PM PDT
Do Work says:
God damn you half japanese girls, you do it to me everytime - Weezer

Posted on Sep 14, 2011 2:06:18 PM PDT
Glyn Styler says:
"Jesus died for somebody's sins but not mine!" Patti Smith ("Gloria - In Excelsis Deo")

Posted on Sep 14, 2011 2:09:51 PM PDT
Gena Chereck says:
"Well, my friends are gone, and my hair is grey / I ache in the places where I used to play"
~ Leonard Cohen, "Tower of Song"

Posted on Sep 14, 2011 5:20:30 PM PDT
"The world is a vampire"....Smashing Pumpkins

Posted on Sep 15, 2011 5:28:23 AM PDT
How I've waited for you to come
I've been here all alone
Now that you've arrived
Please stay awhile
And I promise I won't keep you long
I'll keep you forever-Slayer, Dead Skin Mask

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 15, 2011 5:30:06 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Sep 15, 2011 5:30:29 AM PDT
RBN:

"are you talkin' to me?"

Danzig, Mother
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