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titlewaves..

inspired by worded_snapshot
i came up with some of my favorite song titles. (we're not talking favorite song here..just the title)

1. 'a bushel and a peck'-perry como
2. 'a gal in calico'-manhattan transfer
3. 'a hubba hubba hubba'-perry como
4. 'anus of uranus'-KLAATU
5. 'a hatchet, a hammer, a bucket of nails'-perry como
6. 'quart in session'-NOFX
7. 'brain constipation'-NOFX
8. 'wagga wagga fat'-delly ranks
9. 'que sera sera'-doris day
10. 'quicksand jesus'-skid row
11. 'my first x-mas, as a woman'-the vandals
12. 'more money, more cash, more hoes'-jay zf
13. 'just tell her jim said hello'-elvis presley
14. 'gangstas need love'-master p
15. 'goodbye ohio'-too much joy
16. 'i and i'-bob dylan
17. 'i am a rock'-simon & garfunkel
18. 'i am so ordinary'-paula cole
19. 'i am the greatest'-kenny rogers
20. 'i am what i am'-gloria gaynor

Comments

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worded_snapshot
Mar. 28th, 2005 12:04 am (UTC)
nice wordplay of titlewave. It just seems there are so many odd song titles, and I hadn't seen anyone else spotlighting on this area of "writing". It's a great way to create awareness of minimalism through songtitles.

Glad you liked the idea and I look forward to more of your list of songs that you think might be interesting.
artworkslive
Mar. 28th, 2005 05:50 am (UTC)
yea! thanks for the inspiration..
i had a time trying to find a huge data base of songs to choose from. i used 'allsonglyrics.net,' although i'm sure there are many out there. where do you find all your titles?
worded_snapshot
Mar. 28th, 2005 06:56 am (UTC)
it's very random what I am doing. If I see a band name I haven't heard of or there is an odd title I look up the name on google and search their songlists.

I would like to find a site with a large database of music without the need to download the site software. Someplace where it give a list of random songs. I imagine a site like that exists somewhere. It seems to be a popular feature to randomize music selections on personal music systems.

Fragmented writing and lyrical phrases appeal to me on so many levels.
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