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SONGS CONTAINING THE PHRASE "THEY SAY" IN TITLE OR LYRICS

When someone says "they say", we are never told who "they" are. Many songs use this phrase. It'll probably mean combing through the thousands of songs in our memory banks. Might be useful to include the portion of the lyric containing the phrase "they say".

 

For example:

 

Young Love: Sonny James (They say for every boy and girl...)

 

I Got You Babe: Sonny & Cher (They say we're young and we don't know...)

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Tennessee - Carl Perkins

 

"They make bombs they say, that can blow up our world, dear
Well a country boy like me, I will agree
But if all you folks out there will remember
They made the first atomic bomb in Tennessee

Let's give old Tennessee credit for music
As they play it up in Nashville everyday
Let's give old Tennessee credit for music
As they play it in that old hillbilly way"

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"I'll Never Find Another You" The Seekers

 

"There is always someone
For each of us, they say
And you'll be my someone
Forever and a day"

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"Rumours of You" - Aldo Nova

 

"Well now don't believe a word they say
'Cause they don't know a thing about trust"

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Another Fixx song.

 

"One Thing Leads to Another" -  The Fixx

 

"Do what they say, say what you mean, and baby
One thing leads to another"

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"Are We Ourselves?" - The Fixx

 

"So they say, so they say, that to this earth we are bound"

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Children of the Sea - Black Sabbath 


"Oh they say that it's over
And it just had to be
Ooh they say that it's over"

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Gina - Stray Cats


"Well they say Gina don't you run with him"

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(We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet     The Blues Magoos  (The grass is always greener on the other side, they say).

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"We May Never Pass This Way Again"  - Seal & Croft


"Life, so they say, is but a game
And they let it slip away"

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"My Traveling Star " - James Taylor

 

"My daddy used to ride the rails, they say
(So they say, so they say)"

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Little Devil:  Neil Sedaka  (They say beware but I don't care).

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I Thank The Moon:  The Crests  (Yes it's true when they say that when the moon is high it casts a magic light on lovers).

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Our Lips are Sealed-The Go Go’s

 

It doesn't matter what they say
In the jealous games people play.

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Objects In The Rear View Mirror:  Meatloaf  (They say he crashed and burned).

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Brandy-Looking Glass

 

They say "Brandy, fetch another round"
She serves them whiskey and wine.

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It Only Hurts For A Little While:  The Ames Brothers  (It only hurts for a little while/That's what they tell me/That's what they say). 

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”They say these waters aren’t what they used to be”

The Downeaster ‘Alexa’  Billy Joel

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Daniel-Elton John

 

They say Spain is pretty though I've never been

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”They say that Richard Cory owns one half

of this whole town”

Richard Cory, S&G

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No More Mr. Nice Guy-Alice Cooper

 

No more mister nice guy
They say he's sick, he's obscene.

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That's What They Say:  Buddy Holly  (There comes a time for everybody/That's what they tell me, that's what they say).

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Sad Songs (Say So Much) - Elton John 

 

Sad songs they say … sad songs they say so much

 

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Love On The Rocks    Neil Diamond  (First they say they want you/Hear how they really need you).

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Faster-George Harrison 

 

No one knows quite how he does it but it's true they say
He's the master of going faster.

 

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Careless Talk:  Billy Joel  (I don't believe what they say/I heard them talk/They say you've been putting me down).

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Have You Ever Seen the Rain?   CCR  (When it's over, so they say, it'll rain a sunny day).

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They say he has no brain

They say he has no mood

Jump they say, Bowie

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I Just Wasn't Made For These Times:  Beach Boys  (They  say I got brains but they ain't doing me no good).

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"Rivers (of the Hidden Funk)" by Joe Walsh

 

"There's a master plan, or so they say
I'm a patient man. s'il vous plait"

 

Also will put this under the Parentheses in the Title.

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