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Old 10-17-2010, 09:54 PM
Ponch8 Ponch8 is offline
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Is there a website to get ACCURATE song lyrics?

Websites with song lyrics are a dime a dozen, but they are frequently full of errors. It seems that any random dumbass writes down what he thinks the lyrics are to a song, and then posts them to these sites.

Example, using that timeless classic "Ice Ice Baby"on lyrics007.com:

Dance go rush to the speaker that booms
I'm killing your brain like a poisonous mushroom
Deadly when I play a dope melody
Anything less than the best is a felony
Love it or leave it you better gain weight
You better hit bull's eye the kid don't play
If there was a problem yo I'll solve it
Check out the hook while my DJ revolves it

Line 1 should be "bum rush," not "go rush"; Line 5 should be "you better gain way," not "you better gain weight." There are also several other errors on this web page.

Is there a site that actually has the correct lyrics to songs?
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Old 10-17-2010, 10:14 PM
Covered_In_Bees! Covered_In_Bees! is offline
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You can always try lyrics.wikia.com. A site I learned about from here on the Dope. I can't tell you how accurate their stuff is for your specific example, but it's not too far away for you to do it yourself.

For rock music you can also try The Music Made Me Do It.
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Old 10-18-2010, 12:51 AM
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Wikia is the best for lyrics, but for some reason, they can't be highlighted and copied.
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Old 10-18-2010, 01:09 AM
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I find that Songmeanings often has the most accurate lyrics.....and interpretations too!
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Old 10-18-2010, 07:33 AM
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In my experience, when there is an error, most sites repeat it - as if they all copy the first one that lists it.
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Old 10-18-2010, 09:01 AM
aceplace57 aceplace57 is online now
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SnagIt easily copies text from Song Wikia.

Under Mode, change to Text Capture. Usually I paste into Notepad and clean up any problems.

[QUOTE=Khaki Campbell;13036373]Wikia is the best for lyrics, but for some reason, they can't be highlighted and copied.[/QUO

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Old 10-18-2010, 09:29 AM
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I don't know if it's the same thing as "Song Wikia" but someone here once linked to LyricWiki, which is pretty comprehensive, and I think malware-free (unlike some of the lyrics sites).
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Old 10-18-2010, 09:35 AM
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Lyric Wiki is the one I use. I didn't know there was another song wiki?
http://lyrics.wikia.com/Main_Page
I second the warning about random song sites. I got infected one time. I googled a song and went to the first lyric hit. Had to reformat my laptop to remove vundo. Vundo just keeps coming back after cleaning. Reformat is the only fix.

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Old 10-20-2010, 07:16 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Khaki Campbell View Post
Wikia is the best for lyrics, but for some reason, they can't be highlighted and copied.
Far East Movement:Like A G6
Poppin bottles in the ice, like a blizzard
When we drink we do it right gettin slizzard
Sippin sizzurp in my ride, like Three 6
Now I'm feelin so fly like a G6
Like a G6, Like a G6
Now I'm feelin so fly like a G6

I don't have a problem. Note that that was just the first song on the page.
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Old 10-20-2010, 09:14 AM
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Wikia is the best for lyrics, but for some reason, they can't be highlighted and copied.
Just click on "Edit", then it appears in clear text.
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