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Incorrect Information in Songs

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Paul in Colorado, Sep 30, 2017.

  1. bluesky1963

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    Well, if you're thinking about trying the Peace Train, I got some bad news for you.....
     
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  2. Endless Mike

    Endless Mike Friend of Leo's

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  3. scottser

    scottser Tele-Holic

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    A train in vain for sure.
     

  4. Piggy Stu

    Piggy Stu Tele-Afflicted

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    Did you witness him cooking an MC like a pound of bacon? And did he indeed glow if one turned out the lights?
     

  5. Endless Mike

    Endless Mike Friend of Leo's

    Nov 2, 2016
    Arlington, Texas
    No, but I remember him always pestering girls, and they really found him annoying. "Go away Robbie" was something he seemed to hear a lot. Robbie Van Winkle, what a name.
    Assuming my memory is correct after all these years.
     

  6. BigDaddyLH

    BigDaddyLH Telefied Ad Free Member

    I spent a night in Bangkok and the world wasn't my oyster :(
     

  7. Anode100

    Anode100 Friend of Leo's

    May 9, 2014
    Behind my beard.
    ...and personally, I've never seen anything burning like a red-coat carpet - or even a 'rectal Dolphin' as a friend of mine once misheard.
     
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  8. HotRodSteve

    HotRodSteve Friend of Leo's

    Sep 24, 2013
    The Hudson Valley
    A bit of family folklore: An uncle of mine was a singer in a local doo-wop group in NY back when that was popular. They were set the next day to record this song but their lead singer didn't show up for whatever reason. The song went to the Tokens and thus is history.

     
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  9. ricardo1912

    ricardo1912 Tele-Afflicted

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    Toto got the location of Mt Killimanjaro wrong in Africa.
     
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  10. claes

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    About Lions sleeping habbits: While tigers only live in Asia, India actually also have a colony of lions. They may actually sleep in the woods. Feel free to investigate.

    "20,000 people going every day" (dont fear the reaper). They admitted they just picked a number out of thin air
     

  11. trev333

    trev333 Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Lyin' Eyes... isn't about Lions eyes either... :rolleyes:
     

  12. HoodieMcFoodie

    HoodieMcFoodie Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Not only that, but Kilimanjaro is over twice the height of Olympus. Unless they were referencing Olympus Mons, which is on Mars.
     

  13. Fireball519

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    Ok this is my kind of thread! The Ballad of Thunder Road was set in "the first of April 1954" and the movie was set in 1957 and made in 58. The a actual crash did happen in 1954 though. Robert Johnson never owned a Terraplane. Peetie Wheatstraw didn't commit suicide. Godzilla never picked up a bus and threw it back down. Also in Robert Johnson's "From Four Until Late" it says "From Memphis to Norfolk is a 36 hours ride his average speed would have only been slightly over 20 miles per hour.
     

  14. titan uranus

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    After decades of FDA testing, it has been conclusively demonstrated that a spoonful of sugar only helps the medicine go down with 13 per cent of the population.
     
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  15. P Thought

    P Thought Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free + Supporter

    You music guys want to be better informed you should try the liberry.
     

  16. trev333

    trev333 Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Though to be fair ...most people labor under the misconception that Africa is indeed completely covered in jungle... and therefore a Lion sleeping anywhere in Africa would have to bed down in that said jungle...

    then the question might arise whether the jungle at night is actually quiet?... I mean a single cricket can be annoyingly loud at times....:lol:
     
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  17. Alamo

    Alamo Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Nov 15, 2006
    Berlin, Germany
    If it's related to the song "Gimme Shelter" that would be burns like a red coal carpet.

    Ooh, see the fire is sweepin’

    Our very street today

    Burns like a red coal carpet

    Mad bull lost its way

    dsc_8082_1063x712.jpg
     

  18. Paul in Colorado

    Paul in Colorado Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Fort Collins, CO
    I thought a red coal carpet was something from the '70's that they tore out on the remodeling shows on HGTV.
     
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  19. Shunpiker1

    Shunpiker1 TDPRI Member

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    Sammy Hagar "Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy": I'm pretty sure cherries grow on trees, not vines.
     

  20. Stringbanger

    Stringbanger Doctor of Teleocity

    Jan 18, 2013
    West O' Philly, PA

    I thought “Lady” was a dog.
     

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