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Identify a song from half-remembered lyrics [more inside]
posted by spork on Jul 9, 2012 - 1 answer

What Amazon singles should I get?

What Amazon singles should I get? Help me find great individual tracks. [more inside]
posted by kristi on Feb 7, 2012 - 4 answers

What snake-themed song did I hear?

On the radio I heard an old-sounding (1960s?), female-fronted pop-rock song that had the lyrics "you tremble and you shake / when he moves like a snake". What song is it?
posted by ktoad on Jul 30, 2011 - 6 answers

What should my teeny-bopper pop song be about?

I've been tasked with writing an 'original pop song teenagers will like and want to dance to.' The music does not worry me. It's choosing something to write about that's got me hung up. [more inside]
posted by Lutoslawski on Nov 4, 2010 - 27 answers

Dumbed Down Ditties

I was fascinated by this post about the changes made to the lyric of "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" between the original and Sinatra's saccharine version. What are some other popular songs which started out with morbid or otherwise dark lyrics only to be "happied up" before hitting it big? (Not necessarily limited to Christmas Carols.)
posted by murphy slaw on Dec 22, 2006 - 29 answers

What's a "hollaback girl"?

I'm embarrassed to ask, but what's a "Hollaback Girl" (that which Gwen Stefani ain't)?
posted by puddinghead on Apr 3, 2005 - 4 answers

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