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Your favorite non Beatles lyrics.
28 March 2019
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PurplishRain
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"i'll be standing naked with nothin but a smile on" -Prince from the song "Blue Light"

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"Dearly Beloved, We are gathered here today to get through this thing called life" -Prince

"Your Precious Love Cannot Be Erased by just another woman with a pretty face" -Elvis Presley

"We Left a scare sized extra large" - blink-182

12 April 2019
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"Well, I got a girl six feet tall 
Sleeps in the kitchen with her feet in the hall"

 and

"Well, two old ladies sitting in the sand
Each one wishing that the other was a man"

'Cumberland Gap' - Lonnie Donegan

 

You can see why skiffle was so popular in the 50's.

 

'Red Hot', as sung by George in Hamburg has veyr similar lyrics to the "six feet tall" lyrics above which always throws me.

"Well I gotta gal, six feet four, sleeps in the kitchen
With her face at the door"

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"I told you everything I could about me, Told you everything I could" ('Before Believing' - Emmylou Harris) 

"Don't make your love suffer insecurities; Trade the baggage of self to set another one free" ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)

30 May 2019
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From the Dead Kennedy's 'The Stars and Stripes of Corruption'

But what can just one of us do
Against all that money and power trying to crush us into roaches?
We won't destroy society in a day
Until we change ourselves first from the inside out

We can start by not lying so much
And treating other people like dirt
It's so easy not to base our lives on how much we can scam
And you know it feels good to lift that monkey off our back

I'm thankful I live in a place where I can say the things I do
Without being taken out and shot
So I'm on guard against the goons trying to take my rights away
We've got to rise above the need for cops and laws

Let kids learn communication instead of schools pushing competition
How about more art and theater instead of sports?
People will always do drugs, let's legalize them, crime drops when the mob can't price them
Budget's in the red, let's tax religion

No one will do it for us, we'll just have to fix ourselves
Honesty ain't all that hard
Just put Rambo back inside your pants
Causing trouble for the system is much more fun

Thank you for the toilet paper, but your flag is meaningless to me
Look around, we're all people, who needs countries anyway?
Our land, I love it too, I think I love it more than you
I care enough to fight the stars and stripes of corruption

Let's bring it all down
Let's bring it all down, let's bring it all down
If we don't try, if we just lie
If we can't find a way to do better than this, who will?

 

Tall, dark-haired QuarryMan likes basketball, music, and naturally, boys. He was a valuable participant on the track team. He is one of Freeport's great contributors to the recording world. As for the immediate future, QuarryMan has no plans, but will take life as it comes. 

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31 May 2019
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“She said ‘I know a town where life’s a game and baseball’s all that’s real.

At night the faces light up, and the heroes take the field. 

First time

Oh I know its not your first time

First time

Yes I know i’ve seen your face before

Last time

Maybe in a past life,

or maybe it was last night

I don’t know”

-Widespread Panic - Rebirtha

"The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles!"

-Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues

"We could ride and surf together while our love would grow"

-Brian Wilson, Surfer Girl

28 October 2019
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Just a snippet from the Yo La Tengo song ('Our Way To Fall') I posted in another thread, because this one verse really stuck out to me for some reason:

I remember your old guitar

I remember "I Can't Explain"

I remember the way it looked around your neck

And I remember the day it broke

I don't know, the extra detail of the Who song and the guitar breaking adds so much to it all...

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28 October 2019
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"The pump don't work, cuz the vandals took the handles."

-Bob Dylan, 1965

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Sailing somewhere around Sour Milk Sea and the Cast Iron Shore.

28 October 2019
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Ah, a classic a-hard-days-night-ringo-8I'm sure it's in someone's signature around here, I can't remember whose though ahdn_george_01

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28 October 2019
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I think it was in @sir walter raleigh's signature? He may have changed it. Edit: yep it's right there

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It verges from the sublime to the ridiculote

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29 October 2019
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The lyrics to Echoes by Gene Clark have become recent favourites of mine.  Such wild and creative imagery!

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3 November 2019
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Belle & Sebastian - I'm A Cuckoo

Jesus told me, go after every coin like it was the last in
The world
And protect the wayward child
But I'm a little lost sheep
I need my Bo Peep
I know I need My Shepherd here tonight

I was there for you
When you were lonely
I was there when you were bad
I was there when you were sad
Now it's my time of need
I'm thinking, do I have to plead to get you by my side?

I'd rather be in Tokyo
I'd rather listen to Thin Lizzy-oh
Watch the Sunday gang in Harajuku
There's something wrong with me, I'm a cuckoo

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3 November 2019
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John Prine- Everybody

While out sailing on the ocean
While out sailing on the sea
I bumped into the Savior
And He said pardon me
I said "Jesus, you look tired"
He said "Jesus, so do you,
Why don't you sit down son
'Cause we got some fat to chew"

 

Makes me laugh every time

3 November 2019
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"When the four corners of this cocoon collide, you'll slip through the cracks hoping to survive. Gather your weight, take a deep look inside, are you really who they idolize? To pimp a butterfly."

- Kendrick Lamar, "Wesley's Theory", delivered by Josef Leimberg. 

A personal favorite line of mine, both in rap and music in general.

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Good day (sunshine).

3 November 2019
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“Ain’t non of y’all realer than Christ”

-some Christian rap I stumbled upon one time

@TheWalrusWasBrian 

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Love one another.

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(I'm Fiddy, not Walrian)

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3 November 2019
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This utterly heartbreaking song by Steven Wilson (whose birthday is today) (under spoiler) called 'Routine', which is anything but

It's written from the point of view of a woman whose husband and sons have recently been killed. a-hard-days-night-paul-10a-hard-days-night-paul-10a-hard-days-night-paul-10a-hard-days-night-paul-10a-hard-days-night-paul-10 I highly recommend viewing the music video.

What do I do with all the children's clothes
Such tiny things that still smell of them
And the footprints in the hallway
Onto my knees scrub them away

And how to be of use make the tea and the soup
All of their favorites throw them away
And all their schoolbooks and the running shoes
Washing and cleaning the dirty steel sink

Routine keeps me in line
Helps me pass the time
Concentrate my mind
Helps me to sleep

And keep making beds and keep the cat fed
Open the Windows let the air in
And keep the house clean and keep the routine
Paintings they make still stuck to the fridge

Keep cleaning keep ironing
Cooking their meals on the stainless steel hob
Keep washing keep scrubbing
Long until the dark comes to bruise the sky
Deep in the debt to night

Routine keeps me in line
Helps me pass the time
Helps me to sleep

Routine keeps me in line
Helps me pass the time
Helps me to sleep

The most beautiful morning forever
Like the ones from far off, far off away
With the hum of the bees in the jasmine sway
Don't ever let go
Try to let go
Don't ever let go
Try to let go
Don't ever......

Also, these lines from another song of his called 'Happy Returns': 'The truth is, the years just pass like trains/ I wave but they don't slow down'

It verges from the sublime to the ridiculote

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4 November 2019
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The entirety of Leonard Cohen's "Susanne" is simply poetic from start to finish.

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13 November 2019
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ThatWeirdBeatlesGirl said
"The pump don't work, cuz the vandals took the handles."

-Bob Dylan, 1965

  

Don’t want to be a bum better chew gum...

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"The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles!"

-Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues

"We could ride and surf together while our love would grow"

-Brian Wilson, Surfer Girl

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