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What Song Has The Best Lyrics?

  1. PhoenixV profile image68
    PhoenixVposted 5 years ago

    What Song Has The Best Lyrics? Any song any genre.

    1. Sphinxs Sanctum profile image60
      Sphinxs Sanctumposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I think Fiona Apple is a Lyrical Genius--and while the term 'genius' may be far overused, in this case, I've no doubt it applies!  Listen to nearly anthing she's written but one that comes to mind right now is, 'Werewolf' - "I could liken you to a werewolf the way you left me for dead but I admit, I provided a full moon.  And I could liken you to a shark the way you bit off my head but then again, I was waving a-round a bleeding open wound."   --Fantabulous!!!  IMO.  smile

  2. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 5 years ago

    there are many songs....lately...Tuesday's Gone has captured my attention again........and again.......


  3. grand old lady profile image84
    grand old ladyposted 5 years ago

    Simon and Garfunkel were great lyricists. "Dangling Conversation" comes to mind.
    Bob Dylan -- Not Dark Yet
    Cat Stevens -- Father (NOT Father and Son)

  4. agilitymach profile image97
    agilitymachposted 5 years ago

    I agree Simon and Garfunkel were poets.

    Right now I'm into Fun.  I wrote a hub on their song "Carry On."  Great lyrics that could easily stand alone as a beautiful poem.

    1. Jean Bakula profile image96
      Jean Bakulaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I don't think anyone can top Bob Dylan as far as lyrics go. Too bad he mumbles so much, more people would be able to understand them!