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Songs About Rumors and Gossip

Now more than ever we are seeing and experiencing the confusion and harm that fake news and misinformation can cause and how hard it can be to separate fact from fiction.  It just happens faster now.                                                                                  So: Songs about rumors and gossip - true, false, or anywhere in between

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Somebody Told Me - The Killers


"Well somebody told me
You had a boyfriend
Who looked like a girlfriend
That I had in February of last year."

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It's Not True  - The Who

 

If you hear more rumors

You can just forget them too

Fools start the rumors 

None of them are true

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Lonesome Loser - Little River Band 

 

Have you heard about the lonesome loser

Beaten by the queen of hearts every time?

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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The circle is small, Gordon Lightfoot

”It’s alright for some, but not alright for me

When the one that I’m lovin’ slips around”

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I Write Sins Not Tragedies - Panic! At the Disco

 

"What a beautiful wedding"
What a beautiful wedding," says a bridesmaid to a waiter
And yes, but what a shame
What a shame the poor groom's bride is a **bleep**

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Something to talk about, Bonnie Raitt

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Careless Talk:  Billy Joel  (Careless talk/That's what you've heard about me/Jealous talk/That's what I've heard about you/Everybody's telling lies/I don't even know why/Why can't people find something better to do.

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Angie Baby (Helen Reddy)

 

"The headlines read that a boy disappeared
And everyone thinks he died"

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Delta Dawn (Helen Reddy)

 

"All the folks around Brownsville say she's crazy"

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Have You Heard: Duprees

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Don't Listen to Linda (Monkees)

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Devil’s Radio-George Harrison 

 

Gossip, gossip
Gossip, gossip
I heard it in the night
Words that thoughtless speak
Like vultures swooping down below
On the devil's radio
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Kashka from Baghdad (Kate Bush)

 

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I Heard it Through the Grapevine

The Temptations

CCR

Marvin Gay

others

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Oh No Not My Baby: Maxine Brown; Carole King; others   (She ignored rumor and gossip; seems to have turned out pretty well).

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You're so vain  Carly Simon

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People Say: The Dixie Cups

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None of your business  Salt-N-Pepa

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Careless Whisper  -  George Michael

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Ode to Billie Joe  Bobbie Gentry

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Take It On The Run. REO Speedwagon 

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Her town too   James Taylor

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Town Without Pity: Gene Pitney

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Witchy woman - Eagles

 

And there's some rumours going round, someone's underground
She can rock you in the night-time 'til your skin turns red

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Idiot Wind: Dylan (someone's got it in for me; they're planting stories in the press).

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Found out about you  Gin Blossoms

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Wanna Be Startin Somthin. Michael Jackson 

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Dirty Laundry. Don Henley 

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New Kid In Town: Eagles (there's talk on the street, it sounds so familiar).

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