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Most compelling line in a song.


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Posted on Apr 20, 2012, 3:40:59 PM PDT
Laust Cawz says:
It's weird how the meanings of words sometimes get arbitrarily changed.
Gay originally meant "happy, cheerful" & the like.
A #1 U.S. pop hit from 1972, with a suicidal theme,
written/performed by an Irishman who didn't wear any dresses or make-up--

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTzkp3k7F6c&feature=related (go to :55)

Then, of course, there's "ballad", which originally was used to mean a story or narrative,
which means that this would qualify--

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=952h-AJ3Bcg

Posted on Apr 20, 2012, 8:59:30 PM PDT
splashlog says:
incubus/stellar

Meet me in outer space
I will hold you close
If you're afraid of heights
I need you to see this place
It might be the only way
That I can show you HOW
IT FEELS TO BE INSIDE OF YOU

Posted on Apr 20, 2012, 9:40:56 PM PDT
This has probably been posted already:

"You who are on the road
Must have a code that you can live by
And so become yourself
Because the past is just a good bye."

Teach Your Children - Graham Nash, CSN

Posted on Apr 20, 2012, 11:41:00 PM PDT
Jim Dautry says:
There was a group called Wood and they had a CD caled "Wood, From Sanford Hill" and one of the songs had the most romantic line I have ever heard. The song is titled "Our Time Has Come: "I feel luckier than God cause he has to wait for you."

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 20, 2012, 11:46:18 PM PDT
Wayne Hinkel says:
From "Tower of Song" by Leonard Cohen:

Well my friends are gone and my hair is gray
I ache in the places where I used to play

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 21, 2012, 6:04:59 AM PDT
Steelers fan says:
Give me little drink from your loving cup.
Just one drink and I'll fall down drunk.

You could list Stones lyrics on here all day.

Posted on Apr 21, 2012, 6:06:52 AM PDT
Steelers fan says:
Bomp, a bomp a diddle bom
Hey baby where did you come from

--my favorite cover, "She Said Yeah"

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 21, 2012, 6:08:32 AM PDT
Totally agree!!!

Posted on Apr 21, 2012, 6:09:05 AM PDT
Steelers fan says:
Well I told you once and I told you twice
You never listen to my advice
You don't try very hard to please me
With what you know it should be easy

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 21, 2012, 6:44:05 AM PDT
Steelers fan says:
RE "People are saying it is the next rock anthem. I'm Tired"

What was the last rock anthem?

Posted on Apr 21, 2012, 7:21:40 AM PDT
"So go tell Britney and go tell Gwen
She's not tryin' to go against them
'Cause she's too scared and she can't pretend
To understand where it begins or ends
Or what it means to be dead
It's just a sound going through your head
Let them go on"

The Flaming Lips - The Sound of Failure

Posted on Apr 21, 2012, 8:00:31 AM PDT
robbo says:
i shot a man in reno just to watch him die - johnny cash folsom prison blues

Posted on Apr 21, 2012, 9:32:23 AM PDT
Great Thread... Lots of lyrical goodies to be gleaned from here...

I have lots from all sorts of genres.

We're all corrupted, Like dirty small towns.
-Lay 'em Down by Needtobreathe

You couldn't hate enough to love. Is that supposed to be enough?
-Snuff by Slipknot

Not that I didn't care, It's that I didn't know.
It's not what I didn't feel, It's what I didn't show...
-Misery by Maroon 5
If you want to be someone else, change your mind.
-Change your Mind by Sister Hazel
Also The freshmen by The Verve is an amazing song. It seems to grow with meaning in every stage of my life.
And props to the poster of Cake lyrics. I just love me some Cake!
It has never ceased to amaze me how such few words can adequately describe the wieght of such heavy burdens.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 21, 2012, 9:44:31 AM PDT
ohh so true....

Posted on Apr 21, 2012, 10:09:09 AM PDT
"They hate you if you're clever, and they despise a fool"
- John Lennon, "Working Class Hero"

Posted on Apr 21, 2012, 10:37:17 AM PDT
L. THOMPSON says:
when the rain fall, it don't fall on one man's house.
when the rain fall, it gone fall on one and all!
bob marley

Posted on Apr 21, 2012, 10:41:48 AM PDT
stevign says:
"Oh baby......."

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 22, 2012, 11:11:10 AM PDT
M. Norris says:
In 1928, Gus Kahn wrote "You'd better keep her, I think it's cheaper than makin' whooppee."

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 22, 2012, 11:12:40 AM PDT
[Deleted by the author on Apr 22, 2012, 1:25:19 PM PDT]

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 22, 2012, 11:16:48 AM PDT
nick wrote what?

Posted on Apr 22, 2012, 11:24:44 AM PDT
M. Long says:
It's too late to lose the weight you used to need to throw around...Pink Floyd, Dogs, Animals

Posted on Apr 22, 2012, 11:56:36 AM PDT
M. Norris says:
There's no love song finer,
But how strange the change
From major to minor

Cole Porter, Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 22, 2012, 1:04:35 PM PDT
Walter L. says:
"Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose"

Posted on Apr 22, 2012, 3:15:40 PM PDT
denknee says:
"I've got a lot of patience, baby. That's a lot of patience to lose." - Laura Nyro ("When I was a freeport and you were the main drag")
"The sins of politics. The politics of sin." - Laura Nyro ("Christmas in my soul")

Posted on Apr 24, 2012, 4:26:49 AM PDT
R. Harris says:
"He's been like a father to me
He's the only DJ you can hear after three
I'm an all night musician in a rock 'n' roll band
And why he don't like me, I can't understand

He's a drug store truck drivin' man
He's a head of the Ku Klux Klan
When summer rolls around
He'll be lucky if he's not in town"

"DRUG STORE TRUCK DRIVIN' MAN" McGuinn/Parsons/The Byrds
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