Your favorite single line in a song?

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by StrangerNY, Oct 10, 2018.

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    I stand corrected. However, give me the Dave Edmunds version every day of the week.
     
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    Elbow - Great Expectations

     
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    He's something else is gus garvey:

    The BMX apothecary
    Oh my soul
    The architect of infamy
    Oh my soul
    For each and every train we miss
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    A bitter little Eucharist
    Oh my soul
     
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    Brown Eyed Women, Grateful Dead, Europe 72
    Lyrics By: Robert Hunter. Music By: Jerry Garcia
     
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    Elbow isn't too well known here in the States. Superb band.

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    Tuck and roll a FM stereo
    Got some Tony Joe White on my radio

    Wanted to post a line from Everybody Knows but I couldn't decide which was best.
     
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    I have a different favourite every day of the week. Sometimes I have a different favourite several times a day.
     
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    I know a band that changes this to the town they're playing in. Always gets a laugh.
     
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    Loving this thread, keeping to the Bowie theme:

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    Allen Toussaint as performed by Little Feat
     
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    my favorite is from Lovers in a Dangerous Time:
    Got to kick at the darkness 'til it bleeds daylight

    The song also explains how I feel about Gibson:

    One minute you're waiting for the sky to fall
    The next you're dazzled by the beauty of it all

    (at least for L5's)
     
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    I might not have this one exact...it's from Badfinger.
     
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    The Clash - White Man in Hammersmith Palais

    Take a close look at the lyrics to Oliver’s Army by Elvis Costello. No one would or could write lyrics like that these days. Or this from his song Watching the Detectives:

    They’re dragging the lake
    While she’s filing her nails.
     
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