Saturday, August 25, 2007

A Random Pop Culture List has come up with their list of the Best Opening Lyrics (to a song from the rock and roll era one has to presume given the interesting...and decidedly random...results.) Their top 10:

10) Tommy used to work on the docksBon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer”

9) Jesus died for somebody’s sins but not minePatti Smith’s “Gloria”

8) Well it’s one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready, now go, cat, go!Carl Perkins’ “Blue Suede Shoes”

7) In the time of chimpanzees I was a monkeyBeck’s “Loser”

6) Why do birds suddenly appear every time you’re near?The Carpenters’ “Close to You”

5) Don’t call it a comebackLL Cool J’s “Mama Said Knock You Out”

4) Well she was just 17, you know what I meanThe Beatles’ “I Saw Her Standing There”

3) Hey ho, let’s go!The Ramones' “Blitzkrieg Bop”

2) I was born in a crossfire hurricaneThe Rolling Stones’ “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”

1) She’s a very kinky girlRick James’ “Super Freak”

Um, okay… :-)

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