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Your favorite single line in a song?

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by StrangerNY, Oct 10, 2018 at 2:02 PM.

  1. DonM

    DonM Tele-Afflicted Ad Free Member

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    Apr 21, 2016
    Henderson,NV/SLC,UT
    My heart is breaking, like the tiny bubbles; she's acting single, I'm drinking doubles.
     

  2. Paul Jenkin

    Paul Jenkin Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Aug 17, 2017
    Essex, UK
    I stand corrected. However, give me the Dave Edmunds version every day of the week.
     
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  3. Itchyfeet1000

    Itchyfeet1000 Tele-Meister

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    May 9, 2018
    Plymouth, England
    A call girl with yesterday eyes was our witness and priest.
    Stockport supporter's club kindly supplied us a choir.
    Your veil was your smile as you moved down the aisle of the last bus home.
    And this is where I go: just when it rains.

    Elbow - Great Expectations

     
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  4. scottser

    scottser Tele-Afflicted

    Mar 6, 2009
    dublin
    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
    Oh my soul
    A bitter little Eucharist
    Oh my soul
     
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  5. markjames

    markjames TDPRI Member

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    Mar 27, 2017
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Can't do anything 'cept be in love with you
     
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  6. Fiesta Red

    Fiesta Red Friend of Leo's

    Nov 15, 2010
    Texas
    "The devil made me do it the first time--the second time I done it on my own!"
    --Billy Joe Shaver

    "Carmen must have been the devil's daughter...or at least he taught her how to wear her clothes."
    --Butch Hancock
     

  7. OlRedNeckHippy

    OlRedNeckHippy Friend of Leo's

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    Jan 12, 2012
    South Jersey
    "......Tumble down shack in Big Foot county.
    Snowed so hard that the roof caved in.
    Delilah Jones went to meet her God,
    And the old man never was the same again......"

    Brown Eyed Women, Grateful Dead, Europe 72
    Lyrics By: Robert Hunter. Music By: Jerry Garcia
     
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  8. OlRedNeckHippy

    OlRedNeckHippy Friend of Leo's

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    Jan 12, 2012
    South Jersey
    This just showed up in my FB feed, for sale.
    How Ironic!!
    [​IMG]
     
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  9. StrangerNY

    StrangerNY Friend of Leo's

    Elbow isn't too well known here in the States. Superb band.

    - D
     
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  10. Bruxist

    Bruxist Friend of Leo's

    Oct 12, 2010
    Kentucky, USA
    God said to Abaraham, "Kill me a son."
    Abe said, "Man, you must be puttin' me on."


    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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  11. Itchyfeet1000

    Itchyfeet1000 Tele-Meister

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    May 9, 2018
    Plymouth, England

    Another sunrise with my sad captains
    With whom I choose to lose my mind
    And if it's so we only pass this way but once
    What a perfect waste of time
     
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  12. notmyusualuserid

    notmyusualuserid Tele-Afflicted

    May 3, 2016
    In the South
    I have a different favourite every day of the week. Sometimes I have a different favourite several times a day.
     
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  13. gwjensen

    gwjensen Friend of Leo's

    Clean this mess up else we'll all end up in jail
    Those test tubes and the scale
    Just get it all outta here
    Is there gas in the car?
    Yes there's gas in the car!
     
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  14. Uncle Daddy

    Uncle Daddy Tele-Meister

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    Sep 26, 2015
    Maldon, England

    I know a band that changes this to the town they're playing in. Always gets a laugh.
     

  15. Lawdawg

    Lawdawg TDPRI Member

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    Mar 13, 2018
    Atlanta
    Loving this thread, keeping to the Bowie theme:

    "My stepfather looks like David Bowie, he hates David Bowie
    I think Bowie's cool, I think Lodger rules, my stepdad's a fool"

    - Built to Spill, "Distopian Dream Girl"
     
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  16. BuckNekkid

    BuckNekkid Tele-Meister

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    Nov 28, 2016
    Virginia, USA
    "It's high time that you found
    The same people you misuse on your way up
    You might meet up
    On your way down"


    Allen Toussaint as performed by Little Feat
     

  17. warrent

    warrent Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Sep 15, 2009
    toronto
    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)
     

  18. charlie chitlin

    charlie chitlin Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Mar 17, 2003
    Spring City, Pa
    There's no good revolution, only power changing hands.
    I might not have this one exact...it's from Badfinger.
     
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  19. jtees4

    jtees4 Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 13, 2010
    selden, ny
    "You can go to Hell"....Alice Cooper.
     
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  20. Southpole

    Southpole Tele-Holic

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    Apr 10, 2014
    WellingtonNZ
    If Adolf Hitler
    Flew in today
    They’d send a limousine
    Any - way

    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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