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LOL! I remember the Opus song too, that was a hit when I was a small kid... Hadn't heard it in years, but... Youtube to the rescue:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkQfa4qq ... pus%20life

I think you were only allowed to audition for this band if you had an ugly moustache and a mullet... Ughh.. garbage. :mrgreen:

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This was made into a record in 1970 or 1971. National Lampoon did a hilarious parody of it.


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Go placidly amid the noise and haste,
and remember what peace there may be in silence.
As far as possible without surrender
be on good terms with all persons.
Speak your truth quietly and clearly;
and listen to others,
even the dull and the ignorant;
they too have their story.

Avoid loud and aggressive persons,
they are vexations to the spirit.
If you compare yourself with others,
you may become vain and bitter;
for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.
Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans.

Keep interested in your own career, however humble;
it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.
Exercise caution in your business affairs;
for the world is full of trickery.
But let this not blind you to what virtue there is;
many persons strive for high ideals;
and everywhere life is full of heroism.

Be yourself.
Especially, do not feign affection.
Neither be cynical about love;
for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment
it is as perennial as the grass.

Take kindly the counsel of the years,
gracefully surrendering the things of youth.
Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune.
But do not distress yourself with dark imaginings.
Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness.
Beyond a wholesome discipline,
be gentle with yourself.

You are a child of the universe,
no less than the trees and the stars;
you have a right to be here.
And whether or not it is clear to you,
no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.

Therefore be at peace with God,
whatever you conceive Him to be,
and whatever your labors and aspirations,
in the noisy confusion of life keep peace with your soul.

With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams,
it is still a beautiful world.
Be cheerful.
Strive to be happy.

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So, do any of you Euro guys remember this one?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AHYzQsh ... ina%20boys

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So, do any of you Euro guys remember this one?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AHYzQsh ... ina%20boys

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Hahahaha I remember that one. Doesn't her boob pop out in that video somewhere?
That is one fucking awful song!!

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So, do any of you Euro guys remember this one?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AHYzQsh ... ina%20boys

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Haha. Vamos !

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Studebaker wrote:
LOL! I remember the Opus song too, that was a hit when I was a small kid... Hadn't heard it in years, but... Youtube to the rescue:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkQfa4qq ... pus%20life

I think you were only allowed to audition for this band if you had an ugly moustache and a mullet... Ughh.. garbage. :mrgreen:

:mrgreen: Thanks for that link, man!
Don't you love it when the announcer says 'Didn't you want to smack them by the end of the first chorus? I certainly did!' :mrgreen:
A bunch of the most unlikely punks I ever saw being ultimately flabbergasted by a bunch of losers in white outfits looking like they've just abandoned a spaceship. Look at the scene where they plug in their instruments... like it's a statement of 'Be amazed, people, we're gonna rock yer socks off!' What a bunch of douchebags.... :roll:

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Studebaker wrote:
So, do any of you Euro guys remember this one?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AHYzQsh ... ina%20boys

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Hahahaha I remember that one. Doesn't her boob pop out in that video somewhere?
That is one fucking awful song!!

Yeah she has a lot of trouble keeping it in place in that swimming pool :mrgreen: .
Typically 80's, complete with nerd-who-can't-jump-off-the-springboard.

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Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder - Ebony & Ivory:

Ebony & Ivory, living in perfect harmony...

Maybe on your keyboard, Paul, but not on any keyboard I know.

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Jump.....
Go ahead and jump
Come on and Jump.....
Jump.....

And Kyuss, so there's 3 of us left in the world that remember them :shock:


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Ooh yeah
Oh yeah
Oh life
Oh life

I'm afraid of the dark
Especially when I'm in the park
When there's no one else around
Oh I get the shivers
I don't wanna see a ghost
It's the sight that I fear most
I'd rather have a piece of toast
Watch the evening news


Life, oh life
Oh life, oh life
Life, oh life
Oh life, oh life

I'm a superstitious girl
I'm the worst in the world
Never walk under ladders
I keep a rabbits' tail
I'll take you up on a dare
Anytime, anywhere
Name the place, I'll be there
Bungee jumping, I don't care

Life, oh life
Oh life, oh life
Life, oh life
Oh life, oh life
Life

So after all's said and done
I know I'm not the only one
Life indeed can be fun
If you really want to
Sometimes living out your dreams
Ain't as easy as it seems
You wanna fly around the world
In a beautiful balloon

Life, oh life
Oh life, oh life
Life, oh life
Oh life, oh life

Life, oh life
Oh life, oh life
Life, oh life
Oh life, oh life
Oh life, oh life

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Hahahaha, willie, they are two songs I take the piss out of! Hahahaha what stooopid fookin lyrics!! 8)

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A typical nutrition-free verse from Bad Company

Well I take whatever I want
And baby, I want you
You give me something I need
And baby I got something for you

Friggin thing practically cancels itself out. Result = boredom.

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Studebaker wrote:
I like Black Sabbath a lot, but...

"Has he lost his mind?
Can he see or is he blind?
Can he walk at all,
Or if he moves will he fall?"

always struck me as really uninspired lyrics, written with the rhyming dictionary in hand. Also hilarious is how Ozzy struggles to make one line fit in four bars.. "Orifhe mooohoooves..."

There are a lot of dictionary-moments on their first 2 albums.
I think the songwriting and songs became better with Master Of Reality.

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Remember that group Scandal featuring Patty Smyth as lead vocalist.
They had a tune called "The Warrior" with such awful lyrics as

"....your eyes touch me physically..." :P


C'mon, that's just icky.

Please keep those slimy things offa me.

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Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls

    My sugar walls
    my sugar walls.
    Where I come from there's a place called heaven

    That's the place where all the good children go.
    The houses are of silver
    the streets of gold.
    But there's more where you come from - my sugar walls.
    My sugar walls
    my sugar walls.
    Blood races to your private spots

    let's me know there's a fire.
    You can't fight passion when passion is hot

    Temperatures rise inside my sugar walls.

    Let me take you somewhere you've never been

    I could show you things you've never seen.
    I could make you never wanna fall in love again

    Come spend the night inside my sugar walls.

    Take advantage
    it's alright

    I feel so alive when I'm with you!
    Come and feel my presence
    it's reigning tonight.
    Heaven on earth inside my sugar walls.
    Let me take you somewhere you've never been
    . . .

    I can tell you want me - my sugar walls -
    it's impossible to hide.
    Your body's on fire
    admit it! Come inside.
    My sugar walls
    my sugar walls.
    Come inside my sugar walls
    my sugar walls
    my sugar walls.
    Come spend the night inside my sugar walls

    My sugar walls
    my sugar walls.


Oh shit, this sucks

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Eeeeewwwwwww, Sheena! How could you.....blleeuurrrgghh. :P

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Oh shit, this sucks


No, it penetrates!

Spring was never waiting for us, girl
It ran one step ahead
As we followed in the dance
Between the parted pages and were pressed
In love's hot, fevered iron
Like a striped pair of pants

MacArthur's Park is melting in the dark
All the sweet, green icing flowing down
Someone left the cake out in the rain
I don't think that I can take it
'Cause it took so long to bake it
And I'll never have that recipe again
Oh, no!

I recall the yellow cotton dress
Foaming like a wave
On the ground around your knees
The birds, like tender babies in your hands
And the old men playing checkers by the trees

MacArthur's Park is melting in the dark
All the sweet, green icing flowing down
Someone left the cake out in the rain
I don't think that I can take it
'Cause it took so long to bake it
And I'll never have that recipe again
Oh, no!

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There will be another song for me
For I will sing it
There will be another dream for me
Someone will bring it
I will drink the wine while it is warm
And never let you catch me looking at the sun
And after all the loves of my life
After all the loves of my life
You'll still be the one

I will take my life into my hands and I will use it
I will win the worship in their eyes and I will lose it
I will have the things that I desire
And my passion flow like rivers through the sky
And after all the loves of my life
After all the loves of my life
I'll be thinking of you
And wondering why

[extended break]

MacArthur's Park is melting in the dark
All the sweet, green icing flowing down
Someone left the cake out in the rain
I don't think that I can take it
'Cause it took so long to bake it
And I'll never have that recipe again
Oh, no!
Oh, no
No, no
Oh no!!

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"If there's a bustle in your hedgerow, don't be alarmed now, it's just a spring clean for the may queen"


try listening to it backwardshttp://jeffmilner.com/backmasking.htm, it sounds way cooler...

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This was made into a record in 1970 or 1971. National Lampoon did a hilarious parody of it.

Desiderata


it was found in a church in Baltimore in the 17th century ... it's on the back of my mum's toilet door, hahah!

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urghhhh...

My car is fast
My teeth are shiny,
I tell all girls they can kiss my heinie (hinie, highknee, hynee...however it's spelled).


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"I did it all for the nookie / so you can take the cookie / and stick it up your yeah!"

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how about that here from the chorus of an old Rod Stewart song:

the rhythm of my heart is beating like a drum.

that line always was a pain in the ass for me. hearts do beat and drums do, so they can easily be compared and its fine with me. But how the fuck could the rhythm ( structure of a beat) be beating like a drum?

How about "the restaurant menue tasted like red beans 'n' rice"


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Tinseltown_Banana wrote:
Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls

    My sugar walls
    my sugar walls.
    Where I come from there's a place called heaven

    That's the place where all the good children go.
    The houses are of silver
    the streets of gold.
    But there's more where you come from - my sugar walls.
    My sugar walls
    my sugar walls.
    Blood races to your private spots

    let's me know there's a fire.
    You can't fight passion when passion is hot

    Temperatures rise inside my sugar walls.

    Let me take you somewhere you've never been

    I could show you things you've never seen.
    I could make you never wanna fall in love again

    Come spend the night inside my sugar walls.

    Take advantage
    it's alright

    I feel so alive when I'm with you!
    Come and feel my presence
    it's reigning tonight.
    Heaven on earth inside my sugar walls.
    Let me take you somewhere you've never been
    . . .

    I can tell you want me - my sugar walls -
    it's impossible to hide.
    Your body's on fire
    admit it! Come inside.
    My sugar walls
    my sugar walls.
    Come inside my sugar walls
    my sugar walls
    my sugar walls.
    Come spend the night inside my sugar walls

    My sugar walls
    my sugar walls.

Oh shit, this sucks


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