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i was just wondering if anyone else has stumbled upon commonly used words or phrases in classic rock songs. i'm just inviting you to post them or add to others. i've just noticed certain things like:

-if the sun refused to shine

"in this dirty old part of the city, where the sun refused to shine" the animals, "we gotta get out of this place"

"if the sun refused to shine, i would still be loving you" led zeppelin, "thank you"

"if the sun, refused to shine, i don't mind, i don't mind" jimi hendrix, "if 6 was 9"


"i woke up in a soho doorway a policeman knew my name" the who, "who are you"

"walking through the streets of soho in the rain" warren zevon, "werewolves of london

"i met her in a club down in old soho" the kinks, "lola"

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This is taken from an Entertainment Weekly article about the 2003 release of the Led Zeppelin concert DVD...I know Sammy will enjoy this...

In 1985, Phil Collins, of all people, played drums at Live Aid with the three Zep-men; his ragged performance earned him Page's undying ire. ''Robert told me Phil Collins wanted to play with us,'' says Page. ''I told him that was all right if he knows the numbers. But at the end of the day, he didn't know anything. We played 'Whole Lotta Love' and he was just there bashing away cluelessly and grinning. I thought that was really a joke.''

:laughing: :laughing: :laughing:

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Now he´s almost deaf... he should have been deaf fourty years ago.

And Gabriel is boring for me. I saw Genesis live a couple of times back in the mid seventies and it was boring. Their records are boring too. They are not sexy at all, besides...

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Actually, I think Phil doesn't care anymore.

"Well you can tell everyone I'm a down disgrace

Drag my name all over the place.

I don't care anymore.

You can tell everybody about the state I'm in

You won't catch me crying cos I just can't win.

I don't care anymore I don't care anymore

I don't care what you say

I don't play the same games you play ...

I don't care what you say

We never played by the same rules anyway.

I won't be there anymore

Get out of my way

Let me by

I got better things to do with my time

I don't care anymore I don't care anymore

I don't care anymore I don't care anymore "

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[*] Me, I'm waiting so patiently

Lying on the floor

I'm just trying to do my jigsaw puzzle

Before it rains anymore ~ The Rolling Stones, Jigsaw Puzzle

[*] And here I sit so patiently

Waiting to find out what price

You have to pay to get out of

Going through all these things twice. ~ Bob Dylan, Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again

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"Well I guess it doesn't matter anymore" ~ Linda Ronstadt

"It doesn't matter which of our fantasies fled" ~ Stephen Stills

"It don't matter to me" ~ Bread

"It doesn't matter who's wrong or right" ~ Michael Jackson

"It doesn't matter if all this shatters" ~ Depeche Mode

"You know it doesn't matter anymore" ~ Hall and Oates

"It doesn't matter what I want/need" ~ Alison Kraus

"It doesn't matter, it doesn't matter" ~ Adam Ant

"Nothing else matters" ~ Stevie Nicks

"It doesn't matter anymore" ~ Fleetwood Mac

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"I need you", "woke up this morning", "why did you...?" , "come on"...

I woke up in love this morning ~ Partridge Family

Woke up this morning with a wine glass in my hand ~ Frampton

Woke up this morning, and the sun was gone ~ Boston

that's off thetop of my head.

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