Great Lyrics – A Compilation of Lyrics Posts, #3 ~ #30 (with links to respective YouTube videos)

in music •  4 months ago  (edited)


“Creative, expressive, and thought-provoking lyrics, ranging from folk to rock to punk and beyond”

Below is a compilation of my“Lyrics”  posts, featuring links to fine lyrics from songs of various genres.

From pop to punk, from folk to country to rock, the lyrics are all creative, expressive, and thought-provoking. Hope you enjoy them. 

(These posts were originally posted as part of the “Lyrics Challenge,”  as organized by @steemitcentral. This compilation comprises the links to posts #3 ~ #30. Mostly.)

Lyrics post–3 – "The End" – (Jim Morrison)  
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The Doors – "The End"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube) (Image source)

Lyrics post–4 – "1000 Miles from Nowhere" – (Dwight Yoakam)  
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Dwight Yoakam – "A Thousand Miles from Nowhere"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–5 – "The Passenger" – (Iggy Pop)  
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Iggy Pop – "The Passenger"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–6 – "Bird on a Wire" – (Leonard Cohen)  
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Leonard Cohen – "Bird on a Wire"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–7 – "Hurt" – (Trent Reznor)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Nine Inch Nails – "Hurt"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–8 – "Paint It Black" – (Mick Jagger)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Rolling Stones – "Paint it Black"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–9 – "Margaritaville" – (Jimmy Buffet)  
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Jimmy Buffet – "Margaritaville"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)        (Image source)

Lyrics post–10 – "(What’s so Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding" – (Nick Lowe)  
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Elvis Costello and The Attrractions – "(What’s so Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)        (Image source)

Lyrics post–11 – "200 More Miles" – (Michael Edward Timmins)  
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Cowboy Junkies – "200 More Miles"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–12 – "Heart of Gold" – (Neil Young)  
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Neil Young – "Heart of Gold"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–13 – "Rainy Night in Soho" – (Shane MacGowan)  
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The Pogues – "Rainy Night in Soho"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–14 – "Love Will Tear Us Apart" – (Ian Curtis)  
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Joy Division – "Love Will Tear Us Apart"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–15 – "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" – (Gil Scott-Heron)  
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Gil Scott-Heron – "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"  
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Lyrics post–16 – "I Married a Monster from Outer Space" – (John Cooper Clarke)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


John Cooper Clarke – "I Married a Monster from Outer Space"  
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Lyrics post–17 – "Mr Tambourine Man" – (Bob Dylan)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Bob Dylan – "Mr Tambourine Man"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–18 – "Mercy Seat" – (Nick Cave)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – "The Mercy Seat"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–19 – "Midnight Train To Georgia" – (James Weatherly)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Gladys Knight & the Pips – "Midnight Train To Georgia"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)         (Image source)

Lyrics post–20 – "Blood and Fire" – (Amy Ray / Emily Saliers)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Indigo Girls – "Blood and Fire"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–21 – "Billericay Dickie" – (Ian Dury)  
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Ian Dury and The Blockheads – "Billericay Dickie"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–22 – "Dancing Barefoot" – (Patti Smith)  
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Patti Smith – "Dancing Barefoot" &nbsp
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–23 – "Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis" – (Tom Waits)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Tom Waits – "Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–24 – "North Winds Blowing" – (The Stranglers)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


The Stranglers – "North Winds Blowing"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–25 – "Heart Full Of Soul" – (Graham Gouldman)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


The Yardbirds – "Heart Full Of Soul"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–29 – "Dance Away" – (Bryan Ferry)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Roxy Music – "Dance Away"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post– 30 – "Badlands" – (Bruce Springsteen)  
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Bruce Springsteen – "Badlands"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Click here to learn about @SteemitCentral’s – Lyrics Challenge.
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