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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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I got my head checked
By a jumbo jet
It wasn't easy
But nothing is
No

Song 2 - Blur

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Welcome back my friends to

the show that never ends

We’re so glad you could attend

Come inside, come inside

Karn Evil 9, E,L&P

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Bull(s) on Parade - Rage Against the Machine

 

"Come wit it now!"

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Finished with my woman

’Cause she couldn’t help me with my mind

People think I’m insane

Because I am frowning all the time

Paranoid, Black Sabbath

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"It's been a hard day's night"

 

A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles

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I'm the son of rage and love

 

Jesus of Suburbia - Green Day

 

 

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I can see her lying back in her satin dress

In a room where you do what you don’t confess

Sundown, Gordon Lightfoot

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"Welcome Home" - Walter Jackson

 

"Would you be my baby"

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I realize the best part of life is the thinnest slice 

And it don’t count for much

But I’m not letting go

I believe there’s still much to believe in

Lost in love, Air Supply

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For you, there’ll be no more crying

For you, the sun will be shining

Songbird, The Mac

Beautiful vocals by Christine McVie 🎼💔

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He's Sure The Boy I Love: The Crystals

(spoken) "I always dreamed the boy I loved would come along/And he'd be tall and handsome, rich and strong/Now that boy I love has come to me/But he sure ain't the way I'd thought he'd be".

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All I know is the way that I feel

Whenever you’re around

You’ve got a way of lifting me up
Instead of bringing me down

Love in store, The Mac

Lead vocals by the incomparable

Christine McVie 🎼💔😢

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1 2 3 4, Well she was just 17, you know what I mean.

I Saw Her Standing There-Beatles

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Our life together, is so precious, together

We have grown, we have grown

(Just like) Starting over, John Lennon

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What I feel, I can’t say

But my love is there for you any time of day

 

What Is Life - George

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Here, There and Everywhere: Beatles

 

”To lead a better life/I need my love to be here”.

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"Never Forget" - Judas Priest - 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApFyTdpRv5M 

 

As the sun sets on another day
All the memories will never fade away
Looking back to all those moments that we shared
Where it all began with all those dreams we dared
We leave with no regrets, we will never forget

 

 

Beautiful ballad and wonderful words to read/hear today (and any day).

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The devil went down to Georgia, he was

lookin’ for a soul to steal

He was in a bind, ‘cause he was way behind

And he was willin’ to make a deal

Devil went down to Georgia, Charlie Daniels

 

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"Kiss the Dirt (Falling Down the Mountain)" - INXS

 

Playing in the dirt
We find the seeds of doubt
Don't water them with your tears
Don't think about all the years
You'd rather be without

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2RmMa6ASu0 

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An old man turned 98

He won the lottery and died the next day

It’s a black fly in your Chardonnay

It’s a death row pardon two minutes too late

And isn’t it ironic….Don’t you think

Ironic, Alanis Morissette

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It’s close to midnight

Something evil’s lurking in the dark

 

Thriller  -  Michael Jackson

https://youtu.be/sOnqjkJTMaA

Happy Halloween! 🧟🧟🧟👀🎃👹👻

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Gimme a ticket for an aeroplane

Ain’t got time to take a fast train

Lonely days are gone, I’m a-goin’ home

My baby, just wrote me a letter

The Letter, Boxtops

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I was born in a cross-fire hurricane …

 

Jumpin’ Jack Flash - The Stones


Surprised to find it hadn’t been played! 😎

 

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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You and I travel to the beat of a different drum

Oh, can’t you tell by the way I run
Every time you make eyes at me? Whoa

Different drum, Stone Poneys

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There's another world inside of me that you may never see
There's secrets in this life that I can't hide
Somewhere in this darkness there's a light that I can't find
Well maybe it's too far away, yeah
Or maybe I'm just blind
So hold me when I'm here, right me when I'm wrong
Hold me when I'm scared and love me when I'm gone
Everything I am and everything in me
Wants to be the one you wanted me to be

 

"When I'm Gone" - 3 Doors Down

 

The song wasn't about war, it was about being away from anyone you love for whatever reason, but they dedicated to all the men and women serving in the United States military. It was at the time of the Iraq war.

Video filmed on USS George Washington where they performed for them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFq1eT9tMJ4 

 

My favorite line -----  "I'd give up everything if only for your good"

 

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Hey Joe:  Jimi Hendrix

 

"Hey Joe, where you goin' with that gun in your hand?"

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Fly into the rising sun

Faces, smiling everyone

Yeah, she is a whole new tradition

I feel it in my heart

Woman from Tokyo, Deep Purple

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Nobody gonna take my car

I’m gonna race it to the ground 

Nobody gonna beat my car

It’s gonna break the speed of sound 

Ooh, it’s a killing machine

It’s got everything 

Like a driving power

Big fat tires and everything 

 

Highway Star - Deep Purple

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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I just went through the list looking for another song and found that I repeated myself! 😹😹😹

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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