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Mr Larrington

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #100 on: January 21, 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: January 21, 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: January 26, 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

  • "Shut Up Jens" - Legs.
Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #103 on: January 26, 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: January 26, 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

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #105 on: January 26, 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: January 26, 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: January 26, 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: January 27, 2017, 08:51:14 pm »
Life is short and love is always over in a moment, black wind come carry me far away
Never tell me the odds.

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

The future's uncertain and the end is always near
Never tell me the odds.

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

Out here we is stoned, immaculate
Never tell me the odds.

IanDG

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #111 on: January 27, 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: January 30, 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: January 30, 2017, 03:32:23 pm »
"Now nothing's left here, but the stains"
"Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you." ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #114 on: January 30, 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: January 30, 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: February 01, 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: February 02, 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: February 02, 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: February 02, 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: February 02, 2017, 10:39:47 pm »
 ;D

Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #121 on: February 03, 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: February 05, 2017, 09:59:39 pm »
Old men in stripey trousers rule the world with plastic smiles
Never tell me the odds.

Torslanda

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #123 on: February 06, 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.

CAMRAMan

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Re: Great single lines from lyrics
« Reply #124 on: February 06, 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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