Your favorite single line in a song?

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

  1. RoyalBaby

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    ...and they’re still playing that gig in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch...
     
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    Really not the biggest Dylan fan but KUTX played this on the radio yesterday and it's a picture.

    Oh, God said to Abraham, "Kill me a son"
    Abe said, "Man, you must be puttin' me on"
    God said, "No" Abe say, "What?"
    God say, "You can do what you want, Abe, but
    The next time you see me comin', you better run.
     
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    And later on as the crowd thinned out
    I's just about to do the same

    Bob Dylan - Tangled Up In Blue

    course..there's a bunch of good lines on that whole record...
     
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    probably not very in line with this particular crowd but...

    wearing visors, sunglasses, and disguises, cause my split personality is having an identity crisis...
     
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    Got a face like Charles Bronson/Straight outta Green Bay Wisconsin/Not just a singer in the band

    Fat Mike writes lots of great lyrics
     
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    I always loved this one.

    Crazy Chester followed me, and he caught me in the fog
    Said, "I will fix your rag, if you'll take Jack, my dog"
    I said, "Wait a minute Chester, you know, I'm a peaceful man"
    He said, "That's okay, boy, won't you feed him when you can".


    Most of my favorites are too explicit to list here and there are too many to pick just one.

    "I see the future and its lookin' grim
    A lake of fire, lookin' like a long swim."
     
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    “And hey Charlie I think about you everytime I pass a fillin’ station, on account of all the grease you used to wear in your hair” Tom Waits - Christmas card from a hooker in Minneapolis
     
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    Well, my baby and me went out late Saturday night
    I had my hair piled high and my baby just looked so right
    Well-ell, pick you up at ten, gotta have you home at two
    Mama don't know what I got in store for you
    But that's all right, 'cause we're looking as cool as can be....

    Stray Cats
     
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    Actually, this WHOLE song:

    Unfolding enveloping missiles of soul
    Recall senses sadly
    Mirage like soft blue like lanterns below
    To light the way gladly
    Whether whistling heaven's clouds disappear
    Where the wind withers memory
    Whether whiteness whisks soft shadows away
    Feel flows (White hot glistening shadowy flows)
    Feel goes (Black hot glistening shadowy flows)

    Feel Flows - Beach Boys
     
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    A couple Warren lines so far, but I don’t think this one:
    I saw a werewolf with a menu in his hand
    Walking through the streets of Soho in the rain
    He was looking for the place called Lee Ho Fook’s
    Going to get a big dish of beef chow mein

    Some or all of this was written by Waddy Wachtel

    Regardless, mighty fine.

    Cheers,
    Geoff
     
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    His mother sent newspaper clippings to him,
    About his old friends who'd stopped being boys.
     
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    Yellow tigers crouched in jungles in her dark eyes
     
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    Have we got a thread on hit songs of your youth that never get played on the radio now?
     
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    "...after all the sin we've had
    I was hoping that we'd turn bad"

    Sheezus…….if we can't all remember that moment
     
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    “One man gathers what another man spills.”

    “One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor”

    “Your mouth is made up but your mind is undone.”
     
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    I'll fly a starship
    Across the Universe divide
    And when I reach the other side
    I'll find a place to rest my spirit if I can
    Perhaps I may become a highwayman again
    Or I may simply be a single drop of rain
    But I will remain
     
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    Big Jim was no one's fool
    He owned the town's only diamond mine


    I followed you beneath the stars
    Hounded by your memory
    And all your
    Ragin glory
     
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    Bring all of those memories you choose to recall
     
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