The 25 song meme, resolved

Two weeks ago, I listed 25 lyrics from 25 songs that popped up randomly in WinAmp. Today, I answer the unsolved ones.

  1. All that I am askin’ for is ten gold dollars — “Loser”, the Grateful Dead
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  3. Fortune comes a crawlin’, Calliope woman
    Spinning that curious sense of your own — “Saint Stephen”, the Grateful Dead
  4. Half of my life I spent doin’ time for some other fucker’s crime — “Wharf Rat”, the Grateful Dead
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  6. Without a warning you broke my heart, taken it baby, tore it apart — “Love Light”, Bobby “Blue” Bland (here covered by the Grateful Dead with Janis Joplin, Euphoria Ballroom 1970-07-16)
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  8. Comic book colors on a violin river crying Leonardo words from out a silk trombone — “China Cat Sunflower”, the Grateful Dead
  9. Said my prayers, went to bed, that’s the last they saw of me — “Dire Wolf”, the Grateful Dead
  10. Maybe tomorrow a bullet may find me — “El Paso”, Marty Robbins (here covered by the Grateful Dead, McArthur Court, 1978-01-22)
  11. There’s no need for you to be worrying about all those people,
    You never see those people anyway. — “Morning Dew”, Bonnie Dobson and Tim Rose (here covered by the Grateful Dead, Columbus Agora 1970-11-29)
  12. Running on a treadmill going nowhere
    People passing by stopping only to stare — “Hamsterman”, Those Darn Accordions!
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  15. Don’t get in the way there’s nothing you can say,
    Nothing that you need to add or do — “They Love Each Other”, Jerry Garcia (covered by Phil Lesh and Friends, 2006-02-12)
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  17. No one’s noticed, but the band’s all packed and gone.
    Was it ever here at all? — “The Music Never Stopped”, the Grateful Dead
  18. This must be heaven, This is where the rainbow ends.
    And if it’s not the real thing, It’s close enough to pretend. — “Saint of Circumstance”, the Grateful Dead
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  21. Pat my fur, touch my tail, I need you to touch my fur, and to touch my tail — “Nice Is Good”, They Might Be Giants (from Malcolm in the Middle)
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  23. Straight off, I bought me a through train ticket, Ridin’ cross Mississippi clean
    And I was on that midnight flyer out of Birmingham Smoking into New Orleans. — “Promised Land”, Chuck Berry (cover the Grateful Dead, RFK 1973-06-10) CHUCK BERRY! Chuck Berry songs are not supposed to be missed!
  24. One’s for sport and one’s for blood at the point of a knife — “Jack Straw”, The Grateful Dead
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For the record, , number 21 was the one that I thought might make you go eek if you recognized it. :)


2 comments so far

  1. ataniell93 on

    I can’t believe I missed Dire Wolf, I love that song.

    • I thought you might get Jack Straw, too. Ah, well… take a thing out of context and it’s hard to spot sometimes. :)

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