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Saw this online today and thought it would be interesting. What are some of your favorite or instantly recognizable opening lines. 
The Joker -Steve Miller.

Some people call me the space cowboy

 

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”Once again she steals away, then she

reaches out to kiss me”

Bleed to love her, The Mac

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All the waiters in your grand cafe

leave their tables when you blink

 

Don’t Ask Me Why  -  Billy Joel 

 

 

“Music can change the world, because music can change people.” Bono
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”Lay, lady, lay, lay across my big brass bed”

Lay lady lay, Dylan

 

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I don’t mind other guys dancing with my girl

It’s fine I know them all pretty well …

 

The Kids Are Alright - The Who

 

“Music can change the world, because music can change people.” Bono
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”The sun shines, and people forget”

Eminence Front, The Who

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I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers

 

"When I wake up, well, I know I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be the man who wakes up next to you"

 

I'm Gonna Be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ9usrpAPao 

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”Step right up and don’t be shy, because

you will not believe your eyes”

She’s a beauty, The Tubes

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Don't Stop Believin' - Journey

 

"Just A Small Town Girl Livin' In A Lonely World"

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”Mother, Mother ocean, I have heard you call”

Mother ocean, Jimmy Buffett

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When I was a little bitty baby my mama would rock me in the cradle …


Cotton Fields -
CCR

 

“Music can change the world, because music can change people.” Bono
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"No Sugar Tonight" - The Guess Who

 

"Lonely feeling deep inside
Find a corner where I can hide"

 

Also putting under True Stories thread.

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"Twenty-five dollars and a six pack to my name"

Six pack  Black Flag

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“Let me take you baby, down to the river bed”

I got a line on you, Spirit

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When are you going to come down?

When are you going to land?

 

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John

 

“Music can change the world, because music can change people.” Bono
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"Well I tried to make it Sunday, but I got so damned depressed"

Sister golden hair  America

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”Look around me, I can see my life before me”

Wasted on the way, C,S&N

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Radar Love-Golden Earring

 

I've been drivin' all night, my hands wet on the wheel
There's a voice in my head that drives my heel

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”Dyin’ flame, you’re free again

Who could love, do that to you”

Fool (If you think it’s over)   Chris Rea

 

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"When the world is a monster, Bad to swallow you whole"

Can't get there from here  R.E.M.

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“Just as I thought it was goin’ alright

I found out I’m wrong, when I thought I was right”

That’s all, Genesis

Regular Social Butterfly

Hello - Adele
"Hello, it's me"


Not to be confused with
Hello - Lionel Ritchie
"I've been alone with you Inside my mind"

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"Didn't I" - OneRepublic

 

Didn't I, didn't I, didn't I love you?
Didn't we, didn't we, didn't we fly?

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPGtpO1g_jk 

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”Standing tough under Stars and Stripes”

I.G.Y.  Donald Fa-en (From Steely Dan)

Love that censorship 😡

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Sugar, We're Goin Down - Fallout Boy


"Am I more than you bargained for yet?"

Silver Conversationalist

"Ain't No Sunshine" - Bill Withers

 

"Ain't no sunshine when she's gone
It's not warm when she's away"

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"After six hours of school, I've had enough of the day"

Dance, dance, dance  Beach Boys

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”She comes in colors everywhere”

She’s a rainbow, Stones

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Take a Bow - Rihanna


"You look so dumb right now / Standing outside my house..."

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Well, we got no choice, all the girls and boys

School’s Out, Alice Cooper

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You always won every time you placed a bet

You’re still **bleep** good, no one’s gotten to you yet…

 

Still The Same - Bob Seger

 

Honestly, I think I could list all of his great songs! 😸

 

“Music can change the world, because music can change people.” Bono
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