Killer 1st lines

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by charlie chitlin, Aug 21, 2019.

  1. etype

    etype Tele-Afflicted

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    Taking the title of this thread literally...

    "I dreamed about killing you again last night; it felt all right to me."
    -Wilco, Via Chicago

    And then another fav of mine:

    "I don't like guilt, be it stoned or stupid, ."
    -Lou Reed, Sweet Jane
     
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  2. richiek65

    richiek65 Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Taken from Paul Kelly's book, couldn't crop out the "match the lyrics to the song" but at the bottom of the second pic IMG_20190907_073026.jpg IMG_20190907_073037.jpg
     
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    A prima donna with a premonition feels like he's preachin' to the choir - Govt Mule

    Girl, you thought you found the answer on that magic carpet ride last night - Paul Revere and the Raiders

    Hey Charley I'm pregnant living on 9th Street right above a dirty bookstore off Euclid Avenue - Tom Waits
     
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    Gonna leave this town runnin'....'cause walkin' be most too slow..."
     
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    People say I should forgive her, I don't know if I have the time
    Take me too long to outlive her; I'd just say "sorry, Babe, I ain't got the time"

    - Seventeen Years On Your River, Randy Burns/Sky Dog Band, 1971
     
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    Almost blue
    Almost doing things we used to do
    There's a girl here and she's almost you

    - Almost Blue, Elvis Costello & The Attractions, 1982
     
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    I ride the mail train, Baby
    Can't buy a thrill
    And I been up all night, Mama
    Leanin on the window sill

    - It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry, Bob Dylan, 1965
     
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    I'm going away to leave you, Love
    I'm going away for a while
    But I'll come back to see you, Love
    If I go ten thousand miles

    - The Storms Are On The Ocean, Traditional - often attributed to the Carter Family; one of many songs they "found" and "wrote down," but didn't actually create.
     
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    "Wake up mama, turn your lamp down low" - Statesboro Blues
     
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