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Opening Line

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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You are under my power

It is the power of love

Eyes that hypnotize

And all it takes is just one glance

My baby must be a magician, Marvelettes 

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Wash away my troubles, wash away my pain

With the rain in Shambala

Wash away my sorrow, wash away my shame

With the rain in Shambala


Shambala -
Three Dog Night

 

 

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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If I could turn the page

In time, then I’d rearrange just a day or two

Close my, close my, close my eyes

Little lies, Fleetwood Mac

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Do you always trust your first initial feeling?

Special knowledge holds true, bears believing

Crystal, Fleetwood Mac

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Have you been around? Have you done your share of coming down?

On different things that people do?

Have you been aware? You got brothers and sisters who care

About what’s gonna happen to you in a year from now 

 

Share The Land - The Guess Who

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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There’s a port on a western bay

And it serves a hundred ships a day

Lonely Sailors pass the time away

And talk about their homes

Brandy (You’re a fine girl), Looking Glass

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Spring was never waiting for us, girl

It ran one step ahead

As we followed in the dance

 

MacArthur Park:  Richard Harris

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He had white horses 

And ladies by the score

All dressed in satin

And waiting by the door

 

Lucky Man:  Emerson, Lake & Palmer

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After he had journeyed

And his feet were sore, he was tired

He came upon an orange grove

And he rested

And he lay in the cool

And while he rested, he took to himself an orange and tasted it

And it was good

 

The Balance:  Moody Blues

 

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The changing

Of sunlight

To moonlight

Reflections of my life

Oh, how they fill my eyes

 

Reflections Of My Life:  Marmalade

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Rainbow

Look me up, look me down

Rainbow

You were fun to have around

 

Rainbow:  Marmalade

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A thumb goes up, a car goes by

It’s nearly one AM, and here am I

 

Hitchin’ A Ride - Vanity Fare 

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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"Going Backward" - Depeche Mode 

 

We are not there yet
We have not evolved
We have no respect
We have lost control
We're going backwards
Ignoring the realities
Going backwards
Are you counting all the casualties?

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5oO0PT_-Ao 

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They say we’re young and we don’t know

Won’t find out until we grow

I got you babe, Sonny&Cher

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I've been so many places
In my life and time
I've sung a lot of songs
I've made some bad rhymes
I've acted out my love on stages
With ten thousand people watching
But we're alone now and
I'm singing this song to you


A Song for You-Leon Russell 

 

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Look at the ivy on the old clinging wall

Look at the flowers and the green grass

so tall

Warm love, Van Morrison

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Molly Hatchet"Stone In Your Heart".

 

"Is this how it ends?
We're strangers again
It's over but you won't explain
No kiss no goodbye, not one final lie
Just cold to the bone from the ice's that's runnin' through your veins
You have stone in your heart."

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"I hate to say it but I told you so, don't mind my preachin' to you"

Laugh laugh  The Beau Brummells

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Anybody here see the noise, see the fear and commotion 

I think we missed it 

 

Hand Me Down World - The Guess Who

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Hey man, oh leave me alone you know

Hey man, Oh Henry get off the phone, I gotta

Hey man, I gotta straighten my face

This mellow thighed chick just put my

spine out of place 

Suffragette City, Bowie

 

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The heart is a bloom

Shoots up through the stony ground

 

Beautiful Day - U2

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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I know when to go out

Know when to stay in

Get things done

Modern love, Bowie

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The warden threw a party in the county jail
The prison band was there, and they began to wail
The band was jumpin', and the joint began to swing
You should've heard them knocked out jailbirds sing

 

Jailhouse Rock-Elvis 

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I dig a Pygmy by Charles Hawtrey and the

Deaf Aids, Phase one in which Doris gets

her oats

Two of us riding nowhere

Spending someone’s hard earned pay

Two of us, Fab 4️⃣

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A winter's day

In a deep and dark December

 

I Am A Rock:  Simon & Garfunkel

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All the leaves are brown

And the sky is gray

 

California Dreamin:  Mamas & Papas

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Hello darkness my old friend

 

The Sound of Silence:  Simon & Garfunkel

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It seems like yesterday

But it was long ago

 

Against The Wind:  Bob Seger

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How many roads must a man walk down

 

Blowing In The Wind:  Dylan

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People living their lives for you on tv

They say they’re better than you,

and you agree

Who will save your soul, Jewel

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