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Looking for verses to the refrain of "Hoch sollst du leben"

From my childhood in the 90s I remember that we used a song for the birthday celebrations at my elementary school that had the classic "Hoch sollst du leben" birthday song as a refrain and had two or ...
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Eluveitie - "The Call of the Mountains". What the children's choir is singing at the end?

Does anyone know the language and the text of what the children's choir is singing at the end of the song? I've searched over the internet, but found nothing.
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What does "Make the colours in the sky" mean in this context?

Ay, ay, ay I'm your little butterfly Green, black and blue Make the colours in the sky Source: https://genius.com/Smiledk-butterfly-lyrics Or as song: Does it mean ...
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What does Victor Wooten refers to in his Justice Song in album "Show of Hands"?

In the lyrics of song "Justice" by Victor Wooten in his 1996 Album "Show of Hands" he says: Twenty two cops on the scene / And only 4 go to trial Is there a specific episode he is referring to?
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Is "Nachts weinen die Soldaten" a hommage to "Es ist an der Zeit" or to "Green Fields of France"?

Today I listened to "Nachts weinen die Soldaten" (At night the soldiers are crying) by Saltatio Mortis. And I was reminded of "Es ist an der Zeit" (It's about time) by Hannes Wader. So my question ...
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One butterfly pull the iron out the maiden

There is a song called “Iron Out The Maiden” by Shahmen, here are the lyrics. I don’t understand this sentence: One butterfly pull the iron out the maiden Why “pull”, not pulls or pulled? And ...
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Which place does "west side" in Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam's "A 1000 Times" refer to?

This is the line from the lyrics "I left my room, on the west side". Does this refer to the upper west side in nyc? Does this even refer to a specific place at all? The music video seems to show ...
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What song has the most *distinct* words in the lyrics?

I see that "Rap God" by Eminem is generally credited as the hit song with the most (1560) words in the lyrics, and one or two other less-known songs (such as "Animal" by Harry Shotta with 1771 and "La ...
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Meaning of BRMC's song's title (0.0770833333333333)

I've been wondering for a while about what could 0.0770833333333333 mean? It's a song by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, from Beat The Devil's Tattoo album. What I figured out so far is that 0....
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Does the video for Last In Line match the intent of the Lyrics?

Do the scenes depicted in the music video for The Last in Line (Dio, 1984) relate directly to the meaning of the lyrics as intended by the original artist? Both contain Biblical imagery, but while the ...
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Is "I will defend it" in Barenaked Ladies' Navigate a reference?

In the Barenaked Ladies song "Navigate", there's a line: It's home and I will defend it To me the "I will defend it" seems slightly out of place with the tone of the rest of the ...
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Why the excess of 3 children underneath the mango tree?

In the song Underneath the Mango Tree the refrain goes: Mango, banana and tangerine Sugar and ackee and cocoa bean When we get marry we make them grow And nine little chil' in a row https://www....
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Changing words to Cohen's "Hallelujah"

I have heard at least four different sets of lyrics to Cohen's Hallelujah. But in spite of having very different overall themes, none of them changed the lines "the fourth, the fifth / the minor ...
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I need to find out the true lyrics of "The Rover - Led Zeppelin"

It is one of the most famous songs from last century. The problem is that we don't have good lyrics for it, partially because this song was never played live. We only have a few versions of it, the ...
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I am looking for lyrics of the song: Thomas Bergersen - A Place in Heaven

It has two versions, one is sung by Jenifer Thigpen as voice over. I am looking for lyrics of the version with her voice. I found lyrics in this website but it is in English and it does not sound like ...
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Who are the names in 2Pac - All Eyez On Me?

I can't find the correct names in 2Pac - All Eyez On Me intro. Genius: (https://genius.com/2pac-all-eyez-on-me-lyrics) Big Syke, Nook, Paint, Bogart, Big Serge Musixmatch: (https://www.musixmatch.com/...
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What does this line in the song Tyla Yaweh - Tommy Lee mean?

I treat my hoes like a option What does this mean?
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Lyrics of "Heroin" by The Lurkers

Dunno if I should go to some English SE site instead, but: I'm a German and my English is quite OK after 60 years, but who shall understand this accent if not being a native? Also, punk rock. I only &...
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Are there any real lyrics to Sunn O)))'s "Why Dost Thou Hide Thyself In Clouds"?

I've listened to the whole song several times now despite its duration. Atilla Csihar's vocals are probably my favourite part, even if they are a theoretical disaster. It reminds me of some sort of ...
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"Uncha lamba kad" rap verse lyrics

It's a Bollywood song from movie "Welcome". YouTube link mentioned above and the lyrics are as given below. https://www.filmyquotes.com/songs/1170 Can anyone tell what are the lyrics of the ...
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Where do I find lyrics to "Opportunity for Progress", by Rayne?

Well, this has been bugging me for quite a while, but I simply can't find the lyrics to this song. Can anyone help? It would also be fine to simply upload the lyrics. I am able to understand almost 80-...
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What do these lyrics in "Angeline the Baker" mean?

In the song "Angeline the Baker," the lyrics go: Angeline the baker, age of 43 Fed her sugar candy, but she still won't marry me What does "fed her sugar candy" mean? Is it referring to sweet ...
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Can somebody explain these specific moments of the musical short cartoon "Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs" (1943)?

Disclaimer: Some people probably might find this offensive, and so should not watch it, although I personally don't understand why, and find it to be a very funny and musically catchy cartoon from the ...
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Unofficial Call and Response lyrics

Call and response is a common form for music around the world. Typically the leader sings something, and the chorus or audience either repeats it back, or gives a set response. This is especially ...
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Why is the text of “Space Oddity” different in different recordings?

The different recordings of David Bowie's “Space Oddity” have slightly different texts. In this 1969 video the first refrain contains Here am I floating round my tin can far above the world and ...
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Language and lyrics for Massano's "Indianotech"

I'm looking for lyrics to the song "Indianotech" by Mossano. I'd like the language it is sung in, the text of the original lyrics, and if possible, an English translation. I've tried searching ...
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Intended Mondegreens?

I could swear Lloyd Cole is constantly tricking his audience to mishear his lyrics ("So You Like To Save The World", "Blue Like Mars", to name just two candidate songs), but of ...
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Lyrics for the song "Dariya" performed by Niyaz Nawab

Please help me out with Romanized phonetic transcription of this song, based on poetry of Hafez, sung by Niyaz Nawab. I do not know to read Persian language. What I have tried before: I tried to ...
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Who is Croce Singing About in the "Hey, Tomorrow" Demo?

In "Hey Tomorrow Demo" here, Croce sings at the end "I'll have a new day, if HE'LL have me" (in the "official" version, it's ""I'll have a new day, if SHE'LL ...
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What is said at the end of "I Dream Myself Alive", and why?

At the very end of the a-ha song "I Dream Myself Alive" (2:56 to 2:59), there's a barely audible voice in German. I believe it says "Die Berichterstattung soll umfassend, wahrheitsge-&...
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What does the woman say in the opening to Al B. Sure's, "Ooh This Love Is So"

In the opening sequence of Al B. Sure's, "Ooh This Love Is So", from the album "In Effect Mode", a woman purrs a line or two in what sounds like French to me. I've wondered for ...
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Articles on the meaning behined the lyrics of Funny How Love Is by Fine Young Cannibals

I am looking for articles and quotes on the story behind the song "Funny how love is", by Fine Young Cannibals. Specifically, is he still in love with his ex and doesn't want to see her ...
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What do the lyrics for Frisco Town from Memphis Minnie (1929) mean?

I haven't a perfect knowledge of English, and history and country/blues music from the 20's sometimes carries images that I can't figure clearly. In her song Frisco Town, in 1929, what does Memphis ...
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Help me to find lyrics "Couleur Amour" by Jaïa Rose

I learn French and sometimes translate lyrics of the songs I like. I like the song "Couleur Amour" by Jaïa Rose and would like to translate it, but I can't find the lyrics. I tried to find ...
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Where can I find the full lyrics for the song "War" by Caspa (feat. Keith Flint)?

I couldn't find the complete lyrics of the song "War" by Caspa (feat. Keith Flint). Where can I find the actual lyrics for this track?
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"Come Baby Come" by K7 - lyrics for the female vocals?

I am looking for the lyrics of the 90s song "Come Baby Come" by K7, but I cannot find one that includes the female vocals at the start of the song after the "Da ding de ding de ding" part. (I turned ...
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Who's "Isaac" which Eminem mentions in the end of almost each song of Music to be Murdered By Side B?

When listening to Em songs in Side B, Music to be Murdered By Eminem shouts "Isaac"(I don't know if that is the correct writing of this name). Anyone knows what this reference is?
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