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I was just thinking this morning (something I don't usually do alot of in the morning- <yawn>) about a song quote I have used and heard so very many times in the last 20 years.

"You can checkout anytime you like, but you can never leave"

I could think of more but it's still early - <yawn> - so I thought I'd let other play too.

You got any you have used or heard over the years that become clichés?

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Beatles "It was 20 years ago today"

Stones "I know it's only rock and roll, but I like it"

Who "Won't get fooled again""

Zep "Does anybody remember laughter?"

Tull "Too old to rock and roll, too young to die"

Queen "Just gotta get out, just gotta get right out of here"

Bowie "ahhhhhhh wham bam thank you maam"

Bruce "Born in USA"

Eagles "Doctor says he coming but you got to pay in cash"

Joe Jackson "Is she really going out with him?"

Elvis Costello "My aim is true"

Elvis - "...and his Mama cries"

Jimi "Scuse me while I kiss the sky"

Cream "In a white room, with black curtains, at the station"

Herman's Hermit's "Mrs. Brown you've got a lovely daughter"

Gary Puckett "Young girl get out of my mind"

Simon and Garfunkel "and here's to you Mrs. Robinson"

Jim Croce "the southside of Chicago is the baddest part of town"

Lou Reed "Hey babetake a walk on the wild side"

Mountain "Mississippi queen well you know what I mean"

Golden Earring "I've been driving all night my hand's wet on the wheel" (Right word's???)

CCR "Look at me, I can be, centerfield" (Really just Fogerty

CCR "Big wheelskeep on toinin' Proud Mary keep on boinin'"

Lennon "You can say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one"

Paul Mac "It's just another day"

George "I really want to see you Lord, but it takes so long my Lord"

Ringo "Got to pay your dues if you want to sing the blues"

LS "If I leave here tomorrow, would you still remember me"

Elton "Saturday Nights Alright for fighting"

Billy Joel "The waitress is practicing politics"

Comm. cody "My daddy said son you're gonna drive me to drinkin' if you don't stop driving that Hot Rod Lincoln"

I can do this all day, but that's a start.

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iv got loads

manic street preachers: I eat to little to live and to much to die.

adam kay: London undergorun there all greed c**ts i wanna shoot them all with a rifle.

(Please not that does not refer to the recent carnage in london)

perfect circle: imagine all the people livin life in peace

sex pistols: SCREAMIN F******* b***** MESS

snow patrol: please dont go crazy if i tell you the truth

all that is all my TV fried brain can think of rite now.

my love goes out to all of those who were not as fortunate as i was in london yesterday.

xxx

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manic street preachers: I eat to little to live and to much to die.

not to be pedantic but i'm a huuuuge manics fan so i just have to correct you - sorry! the quote is:

'i eat too much to die and not enough to stay alive so i'm sitting in the middle, waiting.'

it comes from '4st 7lb' off 'the holy bible' but it's not really a manics quote since it's a voice sample used as an intro to the song. i don't actually know where it comes from but would be interested to find out.

one of my favourite things about that album is the samples they use at the beginnings and during songs. i was very excited when i watched john hurt in '1984' and heard him say, as sampled at the beginning of 'faster': 'i hate purity. i hate goodness. i don't want virute to exist anywhere. i want everyone corrupt.'

as i said, huuuuuge manics fan!

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here's a little known one that's one of my favorites of all time ~

"Well I sure had fun when I was your Number One

But now I'm standing in Number Two." :laughing:

Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers

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here's a little known one that's one of my favorites of all time ~

"Well I sure had fun when I was your Number One

But now I'm standing in Number Two." :laughing:

Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers

That just reminded me of a song quoted all the time...Three dog night "One is the lonliest number".

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the Doors - "Come on baby light my fire"

the Beatles - "Helter skelter"

the Beatles - "All you need is love"

John Lennon - "All we are saying, is give Peace a chance"

Robert Johnson - "I went down to the crossroads, fell down

on my knees"

Robert Johnson - "All my love's in vain"

Eddie Cochran - "But there ain't no cure for the summertime blues"

Muddy Waters - "Got my mojo working"

Bob Marley - "Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights!"

Gene Autry - "I'm back in the saddle again"

Frank Sinatra (written by Paul Anka) - "I did it my way"

Janis Joplin - "Oh Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz ?"

Bo Diddley - "Who do you love ? "

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One of my favorite quotes is from Janis Joplin's Me and Bobby McGee (written by Kris Kristofferson). The line is....freedom's just another word for nothing left to do

I always thought it was "nothing left to lose".

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This is not a classic but I remember my British friends used to say it a lot in the 70´s: "If I go insane please don´t put your wires in my brain". Pink Floyd. "If"

I might use it for my sig... :P

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