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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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Someone’s knockin’ at the door . . .

 

Let ‘em In - Paul McCartney & Wings

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Who loves you Pretty Baby- Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

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Armageddon It   Def Leppard

Ya better come inside when you’re ready to”

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I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day

 

My Girl-Temptations 

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Just take those old records off the shelf . . .

 

Old Time Rock & Roll - Bob Seger

 

 

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She's got something that moves my soul-Temptation Eyes by the Grass Roots

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Space Oddity, David Bowie

”Ground control to Major Tom”

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I pulled into Nazareth, was feelin’ about half past dead

 

The Weight - The Band

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Yes! I love this song. 

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Maneater    Hall&Oates

“She’ll only come out at night, the 

lean and hungry type”

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Ah Now I don’t hardly know her

Crimson and Clover-Tommy James & The Shondells

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See the stone set in your eyes . . . 

With Or Without You - U2

 

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

”In the shuffling madness of the

locomotive breath”

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And that haunting piano intro could be added to the First Notes topic.

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Luv that intro!!
It’s there, posted 7/8/21!

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Two by Styx

Come Sail Away

"I'm sailing away Set an open course for the Virgin Sea"

Fooling Yourself (Angry Young Man)

"Relax, Take it Easy"

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Stand back    Stevie Nicks

”No one looked, I walked by, just an

invitation would have been just fine”

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We skipped the light fandango. . .

 

Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum

 

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

”This is the day of the expanding man”

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Another great Steely Dan song. I love this band. They are rock and roll for grown ups! 😄

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Somebody to Love-Jefferson Airplane 

When the truth is found to be lies. 

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Great song!
”And all the joy within you dies”

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The Chain    Fleetwood Mac

Listen to the wind blow, watch the sun rise”

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It’s a little bit funny, this feeling inside. . .

 

Your Song - Sir Elton 

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Great song! I used to sing this song to my son when he was a newborn. It stills take me back to those moments.

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Hotel California    Eagles

”On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair”

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When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me . . .

 

Let It Be - The Beatles

 

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

“I’ve seen the bright lights of Memphis 

and the Commodore Hotel”

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Shifting gears -

 

We all came out to Montreux . . .

Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple

 

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Sticking with Dylan is ok with me!

Tangled up in blue

”Early one morning, the sun was shining”

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