(Closed) You’ll be my Louisiana I’ll be your Mississippi. Post your fav line from a song.

posted 7 years ago in Music
Post # 3
1767 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

one that comes to mind right now is

“…but there ain’t no Coupe Deville hidin’ at the bottom of a Cracker Jack box.”

From Meat Loaf’s “Two Outta Three Ain’t Bad.”

Post # 5
493 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I hopelessly helplessly wonder why
everything gotta change around me


Hopeless by Train

Post # 6
474 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I LOVE Blake Shelton’s new song too!

My favorite would have to be:

“And people that I barely knew,
love me cause I’m part of you”

From Keith Urbans new song Without You

Post # 8
545 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I love “Only love can break your heart” fron a song of the same name by Neil Young. I’m getting it tattooed on my rib. I also love “Russian Roulette is not the same without a gun” from Lady Gaga’s Poker Face. Yes I am a nerd. Lol!

Post # 9
45 posts

Mine is from Everything by Michael Buble – “And I can’t believe, uh that I’m your man, And I get to kiss you baby just because I can”
Its also our first dance song..

Post # 10
4038 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

OK, I would never ever be able to narrow it down to just one, the same way I can’t narrow down one favorite song, because their are happy fun songs I love, and devastatingly sad songs I love, and some in between, and they all register about the same on my love scale, but for different reasons. So with that in mind, I’m listing a couple of my favorite lines. 

“And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.”-The End, The Beatles, 

“It occured to me then that every plan is a tiny prayer to Father Time’ and “Love is watching someone die”-What Sarah Sad, Death Cab for Cutie 

“I love you in the morning, our kisses deep and warm, your hair upon the pillow like a sleepy golden storm.”-Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye, Leonard Cohen

“And nothing matters when we’re dancing, in tat or tatters you’re entrancing, be we in Paris or in Lansing, nothing matters when we’re dancing.”-Nothing Matters When We’re Dancing, The Magnetic Fields

“If I could make days last forever, if words could make wishes come true, I’d save every day like a treasure and then, again, I would spend them with you.”-Jim Croce, Time in a Bottle

Post # 12
78 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

@Mrs Sarah McK: i loveee that deathcab song:)


mine is from Brand New Colony by The postal Service:

“I’ll be the platform shoes, undo what heredity’s done to you,

you won’t have to strain to look into my eyes.”



Post # 13
952 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

“Couldn’t wait to get going, but not quite ready to leave” American Honey by Lady Antebellum

Post # 14
1227 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

You’re the only song I want to hear – Death Cab for Cutie, Soul Meets Body

There’s a hole in my heart that can only be filled by you – Extreme, Hole Hearted

You’re in my blood like holy wine; you taste so bitter and so sweet. I could drink a case of you and still be on my feet. – Joni Mitchell, Case of You

Post # 15
1679 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I don’t know why, but the lyrics of this beautiful song, Standing on the Moon, came to mind when I saw the thread title.  The first time I heard it sung, I cried.  I wish I had heard it sung by the [deceased] songwriter.

Here’s the very version I saw at a Rex Foundation benefit.  I’m so glad someone recorded it.  Lovely song.  The ending is the best. 🙂

Favorite verse:

Standing on the moon
I see the battle rage below
Standing on the moon
I see the soldiers come and go
There’s a metal flag beside me
Someone planted long ago
Old Glory standing stiffly
Crimson, white and indigo – indigo

The refrain:

Standing on the moon
With nothing left to do
A lovely view of heaven
But I’d rather be with you – be with you



If the names McCartney or Lennon are on it, it’s a great lyric in my book.  Even non-sensical lyrics sound awesome with their touch.  The last lines of I am the Walrus can make me cheer and they are non-sensical.  Smile



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