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Old 02-02-2019, 09:56 AM
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Monday, at sister Suzy's ball
Tuesday, at the old dance hall
Wednesday, at the road house inn
Thursday, at the lion's den
Friday, at the chatter box
Saturday and Sunday, everybody rocks


Seven Nights To Rock -- Nick Lowe
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Old 02-02-2019, 04:02 PM
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Ball of Confusion - The Temptations (bad things happening at the end of the 60s)

At the Zoo - Simon & Garfunkel (the animals' personalities)

Feeling Good - Nina Simone (things that know how the singer feels)

The Hedgehog Can Never Be Buggered At All - Terry Pratchett et al. (things that can be buggered)
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Old 02-05-2019, 03:11 PM
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There was this 80s college-radio type song called "80 lines for 40 women" (or something) where the singer runs through all the women he's slept with. I first heard it in high school and thought it was so cool. I heard it again some time later and realized it was the most awful, d-bag, embarrassing song of all time.
I think it's called 88 lines about 44 women and, you're right, it's terrible. I think it's by The Nails?

There's a song called Punk Rock Heaven by Mary Prankster that lists punk-rocky type things.
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Old 02-05-2019, 03:12 PM
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There's also the cover of Ball of Confusion by Love & Rockets with a slightly updated list!
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Old 02-06-2019, 10:22 AM
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"Ten Duel Commandments" from Hamilton
Can't believe I'm gonna be the first to mention the song that's a reference to, "Ten Crack Commandments" by Biggie Smalls.
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Old 02-06-2019, 12:05 PM
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Sixteen Reasons Why I Love You - Connie Stecens
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Old 02-06-2019, 02:36 PM
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The Animaniacs created a song listing the countries of the world.

Being that it came out in early 90s, it is slightly out of date. And I just came across this list of mistakes and omissions in it. Regardless, it's still pretty darn. great.
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Old 02-08-2019, 08:52 AM
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turn turn turn - the byrds. Classic California Jesus Movement of the 1960s converting Bible verse from Ecclesiastes' list of a time for everything under heaven.
Nitpick: Written and first recorded by folk singer Pete Seeger, who was about as New York as a person can get.

I love the second verse of Albert Hammond's It Never Rains In Southern California:

I'm out of work, I'm out of my head
Out of self respect, I'm out of bread
I'm underloved, I'm underfed, I want to go home
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Old 02-08-2019, 12:29 PM
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Navajo, by Black Lips
could be Cherokee, Inuit, Adai, Navajo, Sioux, Creek, Apache, Seminole, Hano, tomahawk, arrow, anywaythewindblow its just fine with me
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Old 02-08-2019, 12:41 PM
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The title track from Kate Bush's album 50 Words For Snow.
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Old 02-11-2019, 11:37 AM
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One of my absolute favorite songs and I didn't think of it until I heard it at lunch?

It's the heart afraid of breaking, that never learns to dance.
It's the dream afraid of waking, that never takes the chance.
It's the one who won't be taken, who cannot seem to give.
And the soul afraid of dying, that never learns to live.

The Rose by Bette Midler
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Old 02-11-2019, 12:18 PM
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A great song that I guarantee 99.9% of you have never heard. The New York Rock and Roll Ensemble, classical rock several years ahead of Electric Light Orchestra, got signed by Ahmet Ertegün of Atlantic Records in 1966. They composed an ode to the company on their first album. "Studeao Atlantis" is a mock-middle eastern chant whose lyrics are the names of the people at Atlantic and of the group.
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Old 02-11-2019, 03:33 PM
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Songs about lists and no mention The Go-Go's Girl of 100 Lists?
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Old 03-13-2019, 09:58 AM
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The absolutely funniest list in any song has to be in Forest Lawn, written and originally performed by Tom Paxton.
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Old 03-13-2019, 02:19 PM
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Wishlist by Pearl Jam

I wish I was … a sacrifice, but still lived on

I wish I was … the souvenir you kept your house key on
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Old 03-27-2019, 08:40 AM
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Love Changes Everything from Aspects of Love
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Old 03-27-2019, 10:25 AM
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Over FIVE YEARS before The Impossible Dream gets mentioned?
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Old 10-04-2019, 08:39 AM
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One of the few Rod Stewart songs I actually like is You're In My Heart

My love for you is immeasurable
My respect for you immense
You're ageless, timeless, lace and fineness
You're beauty and elegance
You're a rhapsody, a comedy
You're a symphony and a play
You're every love song ever written
But honey, what do you see in me?
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