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Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by StrangerNY, Oct 10, 2018.
"Only love can break your heart"
"They got me feeling deluxe for just a couple of bucks"
I see your Lyle Lovett, and raise you a Chris Knight:
“He didn’t have to ask us, but he asked us anyway,
We stood up and said ‘I do’, what else were we gonna say?”
Couldn’t agree more...
“Pride is what you charge a proud man for having,
Shame is what you sell to a whore”
“They don’t pay you enough to work,
They don’t pay me enough to b*tch”
“Meats just meat and it’s all born dying, some is tender and some is tough,
Somebody’s gotta mop up and eat one,
Somebody’s gotta mop up the blood”
Makes me think of QOTSA’s Mosquito Song —
Swallow and chew, eat you alive
All of us food that hasn't died
We're just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl, year after year.
We are stardust, we are golden, we are billion year old carbon and we got to get ourselves back to the garden.
But even the president of the United States
Sometimes must have to stand naked…
There's a fat man, in the bathtub, with the blues....
"There's battle lines being drawn, nobody's right, if everybody's wrong...."
I stuck around St.Petersberg....... when I saw it was a time for a change. Killed the Czar and his ministers.....Anastasia screamed in vain.
She's loving by proxy, No give and all take
I Just Died In Your Arms Tonight
Two from Mr Bad Example, Warren Zevon -
...laying tackless carpet strips and housewives by the score...
Send Lawyers, Guns & Money...
are held in krptonite.
and the wise and foolish virgins giggle with their bodies glowing bright.
through the door a harvest feast
is lit by candlelight.
it's the bottom of a staircase
that spirals out of sight.
If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts...
Mrs. Potter's Lullaby - Counting Crows
David Bowie -Diamond dogs
"As they pull you out of the Oxygen Tent... you ask for the latest party,"
Leonard Cohen -flowers for hitler
"Oh to stand in the Gangis yeilding a yard of intestine!,"
"She puts her makeup on like the graffiti on the walls of the heartland." - "Last of the American Girls", Green Day.
Not one of their best songs by any means, but I have always really enjoyed that lyric. It's highly imaginative and creative.
Current favorite: "All of your letters wound up in the fire, and time is just memory mixed with desire."- "The Part You Throw Away" by Tom Waits
20 years of schoolin' and they put you on the day shift. Bob Dylan
Is it the cracklin of the pool balls, neon buzzin; telephone's ringing'in it's your second cousin. Tom Waits
Cleaned a lot of plates in Memphis, pumped a lot of pain down in New Orleans.
Roy Orbison singing for the lonely, hey that's me and I want you only.
White line fever, a sickness born, down deep within my soul
White line fever, the years keep flyin' by like the highline poles
And as he handed me a drink, he began to hum a song; and all the boys there, at the bar, began to sing along.