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Mr Larrington

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #100 on: 21 January, 2017, 08:05:29 pm »
The Macc Lads "Boddies":

"You've got to get some ale inside thee, cause you're a f***ing twat"

Ah, what a poet young Muttley was!

"She smelt of rotting fish-heads. And old and crispy sick!"
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Satisfying the Bloodlust of the Masses in Peacetime

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #101 on: 21 January, 2017, 10:51:48 pm »
"Shorter of breath, and one day closer to death" Pink Floyd "Time"
We are making a New World (Paul Nash, 1918)

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #102 on: 26 January, 2017, 09:45:18 am »
From Country Joe & The Fish, Moviola, a Pekinpah critique:

"It was all piss and shit and cock and tit and in the end everyone's dead"

LEE

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #103 on: 26 January, 2017, 01:05:25 pm »
Are you gonna realize the class war's real and not mythologized

Style Council - Walls come tumbling down.
Some people say I'm self-obsessed but that's enough about them.

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #104 on: 26 January, 2017, 02:11:19 pm »
From Country Joe & The Fish, Moviola, a Pekinpah critique:

"It was all piss and shit and cock and tit and in the end everyone's dead"

Reminds me of my wife's explanation of Madame Butterfly (though can be applied to many an opera)

"After a lot of singing, she dies"  ;D
We are making a New World (Paul Nash, 1918)

rower40

  • Not my boat. Now sold.
Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #105 on: 26 January, 2017, 02:30:52 pm »
"If you want my view on history, then there's something you should know
The three men I admire most are Curly, Larry, Mo"

(Sorry, it's two lines...)
Be Naughty; save Santa a trip

Ruthie

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #106 on: 26 January, 2017, 05:22:59 pm »
And all the fat-skinny people, and all the tall-short people. And all the nobody people, and all the somebody people. I never thought I'd need so many people.
Milk please, no sugar.

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #107 on: 26 January, 2017, 08:59:19 pm »
And all the fat-skinny people, and all the tall-short people. And all the nobody people, and all the somebody people. I never thought I'd need so many people.

Ah, now we're talking.

We don't talk much, we just ball and play, but we move like tigers on Vaseline.
We are making a New World (Paul Nash, 1918)

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #108 on: 27 January, 2017, 08:51:14 pm »
Life is short and love is always over in a moment, black wind come carry me far away
And Darkness and Decay and the Coronavirus held illimitable dominion over all.

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #109 on: 27 January, 2017, 08:52:09 pm »
And in the same nihilistic vein:

The future's uncertain and the end is always near
And Darkness and Decay and the Coronavirus held illimitable dominion over all.

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #110 on: 27 January, 2017, 08:53:13 pm »
And since I've invoked the drug-addled spirit of Jim Morrison:

Out here we is stoned, immaculate
And Darkness and Decay and the Coronavirus held illimitable dominion over all.

IanDG

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #111 on: 27 January, 2017, 10:18:31 pm »
...and I was drinking clear cool water just to quench my thirst.

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #112 on: 30 January, 2017, 03:13:08 pm »
"I seem to have left an important part of my brain somewhere in a field in Hampshire"

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #113 on: 30 January, 2017, 03:32:23 pm »
"Now nothing's left here, but the stains"
He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And if you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss also gazes into you.

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #114 on: 30 January, 2017, 04:37:34 pm »
So take me down to your dance floor,
and I won't mind the people when they stare
I think you'll find it's a bit more complicated than that.

Woofage

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #115 on: 30 January, 2017, 05:15:47 pm »
I’ve just looked at myself, and from here to here it ain’t far enough, but from here to here it’s too short.

Hey Garland I Dig Your Tweed Coat - Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band
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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #116 on: 01 February, 2017, 08:10:10 pm »
...and I was drinking clear cool water just to quench my thirst.
"I wanna rock your gypsy soul..."
I want that to be played after I'm gone as I go into the mystic.

TheLurker

  • Goes well with magnolia.
Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #117 on: 02 February, 2017, 07:52:26 pm »
Help save the youth of America

It seems topical once again.
Τα πιο όμορφα ταξίδια γίνονται με τις δικές μας δυνάμεις - Φίλοι του Ποδήλατου

IanDG

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #118 on: 02 February, 2017, 10:32:40 pm »
...and I was drinking clear cool water just to quench my thirst.
"I wanna rock your gypsy soul..."
I want that to be played after I'm gone as I go into the mystic.

 :thumbsup:

and mine will be

'And take me disappearing through the smoke rings of my mind'

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #119 on: 02 February, 2017, 10:35:41 pm »
That's from the prescient song about the President:  "Hey, Mister Tangerine Man".

IanDG

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #120 on: 02 February, 2017, 10:39:47 pm »
 ;D

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #121 on: 03 February, 2017, 12:29:05 am »
Don't mention it!  Sorry not to meet you at Malham.

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #122 on: 05 February, 2017, 09:59:39 pm »
Old men in stripey trousers rule the world with plastic smiles
And Darkness and Decay and the Coronavirus held illimitable dominion over all.

Torslanda

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #123 on: 06 February, 2017, 12:04:41 pm »
Old men in stripey trousers rule the world with plastic smiles

You're SO 80s...  ;D
VELOMANCER

Well that's the more blunt way of putting it but as usual he's dead right.

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #124 on: 06 February, 2017, 07:41:26 pm »
As for me, I’ll take the TGV to Zurich and jump off the roof of Dignitas
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