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Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by StrangerNY, Oct 10, 2018.
"your face is my life and the day shines better for the view.."
Whoa, this thread got pretty big! Thanks for all the contributions.
Speaking of Pink Floyd - the Animals album is full of great lines. The last verse on the record is my favorite -
Have you heard the news?
The dogs are dead
You better stay home and do as you're told
Get out of the road if you want to grow old
Followed by one of Gilmour's greatest moments. The chord changes on the end are so cool.
They say that patriotism is the last refuge
To which a scoundrel clings
Steal a little and they throw you in jail
Steal a lot and they make you king
"God told me to skin you alive."
I have not seen may Little Feet lyrics, and I haven't listened to them too much lately but,
I said Jaunita, my sweet chiquita, what are you up to?
"All I want in this life of mine is some good clean fun"
'Cause there's a fat man in the bathtub with the blues"
"I've got you in a stranglehold baby, i'm gonna crush your face."
"I'll just leave my soul to eternity"
“And then one day you find ten years have got behind you.
No one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun.”
- Pink Floyd
I put my arms around her waist
She put me on the ground with judo
"Modern Rock Song"
Belle and sebastian
Geez....I have so many....I'll stick with the wonderful Canadian band, The Boomers from their awesome album; The Art Of Living.
"All these things.....I know I should have said, but for some reason or another, I chose silence instead."
Or Tom Waits; "Whistling past the graveyard, steppin' on a crack.....or "Romeo is bleeding, he winces now and then"......of, "Charlie I'm pregnant, living on 9th street, above a dirty bookstore.....or, "$29 dollars and an alligator purse.....
So many good ones. Oh yeah, Rodney Crowell; "Life is messy...I feel like Elvis Pressley..
One more (for now) for now. T Graham Brown: "She let he walking', do her talkin'...she was a brilliant conversationalist".....
The line where no one sings and the guitar does the weedly weedly thang
Its raining men, halelluia its raining men.
I'll be in the back room, drinkin' my half of the beer
Greg Brown, from “Lately”
And the sun looked different coming up than it did going down
The mayor’s out killing kids to keep taxes down
Weakerthans, from “My Favourite Chords”
"we all try to make something out of nothing in the end"
the perfect line for young New Yorkers
bonus that Campilongo plays on this
She's got a slant 6 mind, supercharged heart.
Keep your pants on girl, it ain't worth the fight
Cause by the time you drop 'em I'll be gone and you'll be right where they fall the rest of your life
Now the longest train that I ever saw
It was 14 coaches long
And the prettiest girl that I ever knew
She was on that train and gone
- In the Pines (traditional; one version among many)