What's your favorite verse?

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  1. Guy Named Sue

    Guy Named Sue Censored

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    It changes from time to time for me but right now it has to be this one, from Old Man by Neil Young, especially the second and last line.

    Love lost, such a cost
    Give me things that don't get lost
    Like a coin that won't get tossed
    Rolling home to you
     
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    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast

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    I'll never break my promise or forget my vow
    But god only knows what I can do right now!
    I'm praying for the end of time
    It's all that I can do (oh oh oh)
    Praying for the end of time, so I can end my life with you.
     
  3. Guy Named Sue

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    Meat loaf:thumb:
     
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    3bolt79 Most Honored Senior Member

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    You say you love me
    And I hardly know your name
    And if I say I love you in the candle light
    There’s no one but myself to blame
     
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    I'm a lumberjack
    And I'm Ok...
     
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    CadillacBob Strat-Talk Member Silver Member

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    'T was in the darkest depths of Mordor
    I met a girl so fair
    But Gollum, and the evil one
    Crept up and slipped away with her
    Her, her, yeah

    Led Zeppelin
     
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    God only knows is hard to beat. You all know how that goes...
     
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    That's the Great Bear.
    A thousand years ago five minutes were
    Equal to forty ounces of fine sand.
    Outstare the stars. Infinite foretime and
    Infinite aftertime: above your head
    They close like giant wings, and you are dead.

    The great American poet, John Francis Shade
     
  9. Seamus OReally

    Seamus OReally Buried alive in the blues Gold Supporting Member

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    “We reach the Sprangle just at dawn
    These little streets I used to know
    Is that my father mowing the lawn?
    C’mon Daddy, get in, let’s go”

    Donald Fagen
     
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    elduderinoTF Sweatin' Bullets

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    I talk to shadows from a lonely candle
    Recite the phrases from the wall
    I can't explain this Holy pain
     
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    So you run and you run to catch up with the sun but it's sinking
    Racing around to come up behind you again.
    The sun is the same in a relative way but you're older,
    Shorter of breath and one day closer to death
     
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    Early one morning
    the sun was shining
    I was laying in bed
    wondering if she had changed at all
    if her hair was still red?

    Bob Dylan
     
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    Mr. Lumbergh needs you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too.

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    Hot ashes for trees?
    Hot air for a cool breeze?
    Cold comfort for change?
    Did you exchange
    A walk-on part in the war for a lead role in a cage?"

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    Well it ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe
    Ifin' you don't know by now
    An' it ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe
    It'll never do some how
    When your rooster crows at the break a dawn
    Look out your window and I'll be gone
    You're the reason I'm trav'lin' on
    Don't think twice, it's all right

    Especially if it's the waylon version.
     
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    Chont Most Honored Senior Member

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    If I should die before I wake up
    I pray that the Lord my soul will take but
    My body, my body, that's your job
     
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    Last night I saw upon my stair
    A little man who wasn't there
    He wasn't there again today
    Oh how I wish he'd go away
     
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    Yes, to dance beneath the diamond sky
    With one hand waving free
    Silhouetted by the sea
    Circled by the circus sands
    With all memory and fate
    Driven deep beneath the waves
    Let me forget about today until tomorrow
     
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    Just one more mornin'
    I had to wake up with the blues
    Pulled myself outta bed,
    Put on my walkin' shoes
    Went up on the mountain
    To see what I could see
    The whole world was fallin'
    Right down in front of me


    OR


    I've been kicked by the wind, robbed by the sleet
    Had my head stoved in, but I'm still on my feet and I'm still, willin'
    Now I smuggled some smokes and folks from Mexico
    Baked by the sun, every time I go to Mexico, and I'm still
     
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    sam_in_cali Scream for me Strat-Talk! Silver Member

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    The body bags and little rags of children torn in two
    And the jellied brains of those who remain to put the finger right on you
    As the madmen play on words and make us all dance to their song
    To the tune of starving millions to make a better kind of gun

    - Two Minutes to Midnight (Iron Maiden)