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Old 01-23-2001, 12:35 PM
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Many years ago, I came upon a list of songs that begin with the word and. It was a very short list. The ones I remember:
  • Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel: "And here's to you, Mrs. Robinson...."
  • Closer to the Heart by Rush: "And the men who hold high places...."
  • Once in a Lifetime by The Talking Heads: "And you may find yourself...."
What others are there?
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Old 01-23-2001, 12:48 PM
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And justice for all, by Metallica
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Old 01-23-2001, 01:01 PM
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The End by The Beatles: "And in the end, the love you take..."

What about song titles?
"And I Love Her" - The Beatles
"And We Danced" - The Hooters
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Old 01-23-2001, 02:22 PM
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The End by The Beatles: "And in the end, the love you take..."
Just to pick a nit, the actual first line is "Love you, the end". That's repeated a few times right before Paul, George and John do the guitar bits.
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Old 01-23-2001, 02:34 PM
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Another Talking Heads song, with the song title starting with "And" as well as the lyrics:

"And She Was" starts out "And she was lying in the grass..."
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Old 01-23-2001, 02:40 PM
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...And Through The Wire
by Peter Gabriel
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Old 01-23-2001, 02:44 PM
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"And if I say to you, tomorrow...."
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Old 01-23-2001, 02:55 PM
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Just to pick a nit, the actual first line is "Love you, the end". That's repeated a few times right before Paul, George and John do the guitar bits.
Not according to the lyric sheets I have - remember the song is connected to...damn, what song IS it connected to? (Dang I'm getting old.)

(And welcome to the boards!)

And speaking of old:

"And The Day Begins" - Engelbert Humperdinck
"And I Love You So" - Engelbert Humperdinck

(They're from my mom's record collection! I swear it!)
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Old 01-23-2001, 05:21 PM
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"And So It Goes" - Billy Joel I think...
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Old 01-23-2001, 05:35 PM
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Just to pick a nit, the actual first line is "Love you, the end". That's repeated a few times right before Paul, George and John do the guitar bits.
Not according to the lyric sheets I have - remember the song is connected to...damn, what song IS it connected to? (Dang I'm getting old.)
OK, this one I got, "Carry That Weight" leads right into "The End", but I still screwed up. The real and true first line is "Oh yeah, all right, are you gonna be in my dreams tonight". This is right before the drum solo.

Or at least I'm sure they sing those words, and I always thought that's where "The End" started. I can't remember the last time I listened to "The End" without listening to pretty much the whole album side, so maybe those lyrics are technically part of the previous cut.

And oddly enough, I do remember seeing lyrics for the entire Abbey Road album before that didn't show "love you, the end" as part of ANY song, but I swear they do sing that at some point on the album!

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Thanks! I decided it was time to de-lurk. That would probably have been more effective if I hadn't screwed up....
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Old 01-23-2001, 05:55 PM
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"And you know it's time to go..." - U2, "A Sort of Homecoming"
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Old 01-24-2001, 04:09 AM
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"And if you were here..." If You Were Here by the Thompson Twins.
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Old 01-24-2001, 05:02 AM
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"And the band played on/ as the helicopters whirred..."
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Old 01-24-2001, 05:17 AM
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I can't believe no one's said:

"And now, the end is here
And so I face the final curtain..."
- My Way, Frank Sinatra et al.
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Old 01-24-2001, 10:42 AM
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[mild hijack]
I realize this thread's about songs that begin with 'And', but it seemed silly to start a whole 'nother thread to mention what I've always thought of as Best Use of a Conjunction in a Rock Song.

::rips open envelope, out pops .wav file::

"and,
and,
and,
put the load right on me."

The Band, "The Weight," of course.

If I remember any songs that begin with 'And', I'll be sure to bring them by.
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Old 01-24-2001, 07:36 PM
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B,S,& T "And when I die..."
Beatles "And your bird can sing..."
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Old 01-24-2001, 08:30 PM
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From Lyrics World http://www.summer.com.br/~pfilho/htm...dex/index.html

And Get Away - The Esquires
And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going - Jennifer Holliday
And I Love Her - The Beatles
And I Love You So - Perry Como
And It Still Goes - Vaughn Monroe
And Mimi - Art Lund
And Our Feelings - Babyface
And Roses and Roses - Andy Williams
And So Do I - Jimmy Dorsey
And So It Goes - Billy Joel
And That Reminds Me (My Heart Reminds Me) - Della Reese
And the Angels Sing - Bing Crosby
And the Angels Sing - Benny Goodman
And the Beat Goes On - The Whispers
And Then Some - Ozzie Nelson
And Then You Kissed Me - Frank Sinatra
And There You Are - Kate Smith
And We Danced - Hooters
And When I Die - Blood, Sweat & Tears
And Your Bird Can Sing - The Beatles
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Old 01-24-2001, 08:45 PM
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Outside - Staind "And you bring me to my knees..."
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Old 01-24-2001, 09:18 PM
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Don't hurt me people:

And they called it puppy love
Oh, I guess they'll never know
How a young heart really feels
And why I love her so

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Old 01-25-2001, 12:52 AM
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And I Love You So was mentioned a couple of times. It was written by Don McLean, who also wrote Castles in the Air, which begins "And if you ask her why...."
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Old 01-25-2001, 01:19 AM
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And how could I forget another Rod Argent song, Tell Her No by the Zombies:

And if she should tell you "come closer"
And if she tempts you with her charms
Tell her no no no no no-no-no-no no no no no no-no-no-no no no no no
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Old 01-25-2001, 02:27 AM
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And they called it puppy loooooooove

Though that might not be the opening line.
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Old 01-25-2001, 10:21 PM
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Quote:
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[mild hijack]
I realize this thread's about songs that begin with 'And', but it seemed silly to start a whole 'nother thread to mention what I've always thought of as Best Use of a Conjunction in a Rock Song.

::rips open envelope, out pops .wav file::

"and,
and,
and,
put the load right on me."

The Band, "The Weight," of course.

If I remember any songs that begin with 'And', I'll be sure to bring them by.
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Well, if you want to go that way, how 'bout this:

"And IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIeeeeIIIIIIIIIIIIIeeeeIIIIIIIIIII will always love yooooooooooooooooooooooou...."

Apologies for messing up the horizontal. What really annoys me is the second of silence, then the percussive explosion, just before the voice is heard again. I once got into an elevator I thought was silent, then heard that. Picture a Peanuts character backflipping the way they do when someone yells.
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Old 01-25-2001, 11:20 PM
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And they called it puppy loooooooove

Though that might not be the opening line.
According to that lyrics site that was posted above, it is, impunha. Like I said in my post above....
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Old 01-26-2001, 12:05 AM
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I'm not sure about the name of the song, but there is an Elton John Bernie Taupin song that begins:

And now it's all over,
The birds can rest again...

I think it's the last song on Madman Across the Water.

I haven't heard that in twenty years.
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Old 01-26-2001, 02:55 AM
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"And The Band Played On," written I think sometime in the 30's, but recorded at least once (and famously) by Mandy Patinkin.

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Old 01-26-2001, 07:33 AM
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Well, if you want to go that way, how 'bout this:

"And IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIeeeeIIIIIIIIIIIIIeeeeIIIIIIIIIII will always love yooooooooooooooooooooooou...."

Apologies for messing up the horizontal. What really annoys me is the second of silence, then the percussive explosion, just before the voice is heard again. I once got into an elevator I thought was silent, then heard that. Picture a Peanuts character backflipping the way they do when someone yells.
Of course, it's not the 'and' that gets the featured treatment there; it's the pronouns that Whitney tortures to death in her rendition.

And her listeners, too, of course.

Rilch, let's start a club of people who absolutely hate the Whitney Houston version of that song. I bet we could get most of this board to join.
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Old 01-26-2001, 02:32 PM
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Rilch, let's start a club of people who absolutely hate the Whitney Houston version of that song. I bet we could get most of this board to join.
I much prefer the original by Dolly Parton.

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Old 01-27-2001, 12:24 AM
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Rilch, let's start a club of people who absolutely hate the Whitney Houston version of that song. I bet we could get most of this board to join.
I'd like to help, but I'm trying to organize the lynch mob against Bette Midler for what she did to "Wind Beneath My Wings". As I mentioned in another thread, Grover Washington Jr.'s version is, to me, the only one.

And Firefly, you're right: it should actually have been "An DIIIIIIeeeIIII..." The "and" is just a springboard for the "I". I'm picturing waves of force pushing outwards from an epicenter, like the effect propaganda used to say the atomic bomb would have.
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