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Old 12-08-2017, 08:23 PM
Grestarian Grestarian is offline
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Wow! This thread is longer than I thought!

Here's a few; I know the Martian beat me to one already....

Somewhere in a lonely hotel room
There's a guy starting to realize
That eternal Fate has turned its back on him.

It's two a.m. ...

--Golden Earring
Twilight Zone


Hello, Darkness, my old friend...

--Simon & Garfunkle
Sound of Silence


Hey there, Mister
Can you tell me what happened
To the seeds I've sown

Can you give me a reason, sir
As to why they've never grown

--Bruce Springsteen
This Hard Land

I come from down in The Valley
Where, Mister, when you're young
They bring you up to do
Like your daddy done

--Bruce Springsteen (again)
The River


Well I went to see the preacher
To teach me how to pray
Well He looked at me and smiled
Then that preacher turned away
He said "If you want to tell him something
You ain't gotta fold your hands.
Say it with your heart, your soul and believe it
And I'll say 'Amen'

-- Jon Bon Jovi (solo)
Bang a Drum

Across the border
they turn water into wine
Some say it's the devil's blood
They're squeezing from the vine
Some say it's a savior
In these hard and desperate times
You see it helps me to forget
That we're just born
To die
-- Bon Jovi
Dry County


If there's one thing in my life that's missin'
It's the time that I spend alone
Sailing on the cool and bright clear waters
--Little River Band
Cool Change


As if I really didn't understand
That I was just another part of their plan
I went off looking for the promise
Believing in the Motherland
And from the comfort of a dreamer's bed
And the safety of my own head
I went on speaking of the future
While other people fought and bled
--Jackson Browne
(I was made) For America
Old 12-08-2017, 09:48 PM
Superdude Superdude is offline
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"Got a wife and kids in Baltimore, jack

I went out for a ride

And I never went back"

-Bruce Springsteen, "Hungry Heart"
My friend Dan Canon is running for Congress!
Old 12-10-2017, 03:28 AM
Penfeather Penfeather is offline
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I am angry, I am ill, and I am ugly as sin
My irritability keeps me alive and kicking.

Magazine, A Song From Under The Floorboards
Old 01-01-2018, 10:48 PM
saucywench saucywench is offline
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Well, I've got to run to keep from hiding
And I'm bound to keep on riding
And I've got one more silver dollar
But I'm not gonna let them catch me, no
Not gonna let 'em catch the midnight rider
Old 01-01-2018, 11:12 PM
CelticKnot CelticKnot is offline
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Well, it was all that I could do to keep from crying.....David Allen Coe, "You Never Even Called Me By My Name"

Carry on my Wayward son
There'll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest
Don't you cry no more

Old 01-02-2018, 04:56 AM
Gullible's Travels Gullible's Travels is offline
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What a great thread!

So, so you think can tell, heaven from hell

Didn't know what time it was but the lights were low

Monday morning feels so bad, every body seems to nag me

Last edited by Gullible's Travels; 01-02-2018 at 04:58 AM.
Old 01-02-2018, 05:05 AM
Bullitt Bullitt is offline
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She was a fast machine she kept her motor clean, she was the best damn woman that I ever seen
She had the sightless eyes telling me no lies, knocking me out with those American thighs
Taking more than her share, had me fighting for air, she told me to come but I was already there
Old 01-02-2018, 08:37 AM
Son of a Rich Son of a Rich is offline
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Seeing the sights of my old home town,
Aimlessly driving around,
Are these really the little houses, I'd pass on my way to school?
In one of these, she lived.
Old 01-02-2018, 08:54 AM
Bullitt Bullitt is offline
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In my little town
I grew up believing
God keeps his eye on us all
And he used to lean upon me
As I pledged allegiance to the wall
Old 01-02-2018, 10:20 PM
saucywench saucywench is offline
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*son of a gun*

You walked into the party
Like you were walking onto a yacht
Your hat strategically dipped below one eye
Your scarf, it was apricot
You had one eye in the mirror
As you watched yourself gavotte

Last edited by saucywench; 01-02-2018 at 10:25 PM.
Old 01-02-2018, 10:57 PM
Wesley Clark Wesley Clark is offline
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Falling, I'm falling, falling, I'm falling

The offspring - have you ever
Sometimes I doubt your commitment to sparkle motion
Old 01-03-2018, 01:11 AM
Bullitt Bullitt is offline
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Now the seats are all empty
Let the roadies take the stage
Old 01-03-2018, 08:29 AM
Annie-Xmas Annie-Xmas is offline
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I can see her sitting back in a satin dress
In a room where you do what you don't confess.

Not only says it all, but the way Gordon Lightfoot sings it is perfect.
Old 01-03-2018, 07:10 PM
robardin robardin is online now
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When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me
Speaking words of wisdom: let it be.
Old 01-07-2018, 10:56 PM
digs digs is offline
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One, two; a-one, two, three, four!

Did I ever mention that I wrote that line? And get .0005 every time a band opens a song with it?
Old 01-08-2018, 12:06 AM
saucywench saucywench is offline
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Let's swim to the moon
Old 02-09-2018, 08:55 PM
saucywench saucywench is offline
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As sung by Falfa:

Some enchanted evening, you will see a stranger,
You will see a stranger across a crowded room.
Old 02-09-2018, 09:49 PM
betterlifethroughchemistry betterlifethroughchemistry is offline
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"I guess I got what I deserved..."
Old 02-09-2018, 10:08 PM
Moris Moris is offline
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Lather was thirty years old today,
They took away all of his toys.
His mother sent newspaper clippings to him,
About his old friends who'd stopped being boys.
Old 02-09-2018, 11:23 PM
ch51 ch51 is offline
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Oh, to live on Sugar Mountain
With the barkers and the colored balloons
You can't be twenty on Sugar Mountain
Though you're thinking that
You're leaving there too soon


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