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Song lyrics aren't supposed to be a fountain of perfect english, but on the other hand some are just so atrocious, they need to get called out. We're not looking for sentance fragments or the word ain't since there are too many instances to count.

Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics, Index

Here's a couple of the most recent entries...

The Wizz's, "Brand New Day"
The Lyrics:
Let's commence to singing joyfully
Why:
Commence (outdated as it is) can be followed either by 'to sing' (infinitive) or by 'singing' (gerund), but not by 'to + gerund'.
Submitted by: Lonneke
Dio's, "The Last In Line"
The Lyrics:
We're off to the witch
Why:
It should be "we're off to SEE the witch"
Submitted by: GlamRockNinjaLord

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Alan Parsons ProjectAlan ThickeAlice Cooper
Alice In ChainsAlicia Keys/Jay ZAmerica
Anne Murray  
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Backstreet BoysDan BairdBeach Boys
Beastie BoysThe BeatlesBeverly Ann Gibson
BeyonceBig DaddyBill Anderson
Billy JoelThe Birthday MassacreBjörk
Black SabbathBlurBo Diddley
Karla BonoffBreadBreaking Benjamin
Brooklyn BridgeBrooks & DunnChris Brown
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Cage The ElephantCara DillonEric Carmen
The CarpentersCast of 'Hello, Dolly!'Cast of 'Oklahoma'
Cast of 'The Little Mermaid'Cast of "Wicked"Ray Charles
Cheap TrickCherChristina Milian
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DevoNeil DiamondDio
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Fall Out BoyFeederFergie
Dan FogelbergForeignerThe Four Seasons
The Four TopsMichael FranksThe Fray
Freedom CallFun 
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Gaelic StormGillGood Charlotte
Green Bloodied Hound DogsGreen DayLee Greenwood
Groovejet (Sohpie Ellis Bextor)Gwen Stefani 
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George HarrisonRolf HarrisSophie B. Hawkins
HeartThe HighwaymenHinder
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MelanieMetallicaMike Posner
Ronnie MilsapNicki MinajThe Moody Blues
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New Kids On The BlockNickelbackMaxine Nightingale
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Sinead O'ConnorJamie O'NealOne Direction
OrleansJoan OsborneBachman Turner Overdrive
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The SaturdaysSavage GardenBoz Scaggs
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Skid RowSly and the Family StoneSmashmouth
Will SmithSnow PatrolJordin Sparks
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Steve Miller BandStephen StillsSublime
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Taylor SwiftTears for FearsTenacious D
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TiffanyTimbalandTLC
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YesYing Yang Twins feat. Wyclef Jean

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