Best Lines - keep it to one or two lines

I know, there are tons of them… but as they come to you…

I am just listening to Tom Waits / Chrystal Gayle One from the Heart.

From Picking up After You:

"Looks like you spent the night in a trench
And tell me, how long have you been combin’ your hair with a wrench"

Cracks me up every time…

Bruce in Philly

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Well, my friends are gone and my hair is grey
I ache in the places where I used to play

Leonard Cohen — Tower of Song

I don’t care, what the people are thinkin’
I ain’t drunk, I’m just drinkin’

Albert Collins


As truth is gathered, I rearrange,
Inside out, outside in, inside out, outside in,
Perpetual change

Jon Anderson – Perpetual Change
Song by Yes

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You better stay away from him
He’ll rip your lungs out, Jim
I’d like to meet his tailor

-Warren Zevon


Tom McRae – an excerpt from “Draw Down The Stars”

Like a snake eating snake you confuse me
Who’s killer ? Who’s captive ? Who’s free ?
In a city that kills by constriction
Throw your streets around me and squeeze

My daddy said son you’re gonna drive me to drinkin’ if you don’t stop drivin’ that hot … rod … Lincoln

Commander Cody


I have squandered my resistance
For a pocket full of mumbles, such are promises
All lies and jests
Still a man hears what he wants to hear
And disregards the rest

The Boxer - Simon & Garfunkel


Barefoot girl sitting on the hood of a Dodge
Drinking warm beer in the soft summer rain

Jungleland - Bruce Springsteen


I got up to wash my face
When I come back to bed someone’s taken my place

Another from Simon and Garfunkel


Well I was there and I saw what you did, I saw it with my own two eyes
So you can wipe off that grin, I know where you’ve been
It’s all been a pack of lies

In The Air Tonight - Phil Collins… Naturally.

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"You know that sometimes Satan comes as a man of Peace"

Man of Peace - Bob Dylan (Infidels)

…how I love this record…

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and your face looked like
something Death brought with him in his suitcase…

Warren Zevon, “The French Inhaler

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I went home with the waitress
The way I always do
Now, how was I to know
That she was with the Russians, too?

Warren Zevon, “Lawyers, Guns and Money”

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Pink Floyd… "Time"

Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day,
You fritter and waste the hours in an offhand way,
Kicking around on a piece of ground in your hometown,
Waiting for someone or something to show you the way.


They say I shot a man named Gray
And took his wife to Italy
She inherited a million bucks
And when she died it came to me
I can’t help it if I’m lucky

Bob Dylan, “Idiot Wind”

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ILBT’s - Joe Walsh. What can I say…so do I :smile:

“ILBT’s for Breakfast…or a noon time snack”

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Me and room service
Well we’re living a life of sin

Blues Run the Game - Jackson C Frank

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Before I refuse to take any questions,
I got an opening statement,
I’d like to keep to myself.

Hard Working Americans


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I love Dylan lyrics; but CRS

Will some of you quote some of Mr D’s most biting and cynical lines.