Some songs have titles that aren't used in the lyrics, and end up becoming better known for their lyrics than their title. Bob Dylan's "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35" is better known for the refrain "Everybody must get stoned" than it is for the title.
The 20 most recent entries are listed below. There are 792 Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics entries on the site.
Comments & Submittor Name
|America||Rainbow Song||The only mention of the word "rainbow" is in the lyric "I am asleep on a rainbow," but nowhere in the song is the word "rainbow" followed by the word "song." - Isac|
|Chad & Jeremy||A Summer Song||"soft....kisses on a summer day" Naturally, they never say anything along the lines of, you know, "Here's a summer song".And, not for nothing...if you'll forgive an observation, anyone who dislikes this recording should seek help. - Rich Sully Connelly|
|The Stories||Brother Louie||"Louie, Louie, Louie, Louie.... Louie, Louie, Louie, Lou-eye" The song is obviously about a white male falling in love a black girl--who he introduces to his parents, and things don't go well. "Brother Louie" is never said, so the title is an ironic way of saying how much easier it would have been for Louie--if only he was black.Actually, a rather sad, sobering tune about bigotry. - Rich "Sully" Connelly|
|Gorillaz||5/4||"5/4" is the time signature used in the song, and not used in the lyrics. - Evan|
|Five Finger Death Punch||M.I.N.E (End This Way)||M.I.N.E is supposed to be "mine", but only End This Way is mentioned instead - Spiderskull98|
|Lana Del Rey||Cruel World||Considering this is one of Lana's longer tunes, it is ironic that it is also one of her few songs in which the title isn't in the lyrics. - Frosty The Cat|
|The Cascades||Rhythm of the Rain||They sing "Listen to the rhythm of the falling rain". - Rich Connelly|
|Jack Jones||Wive and Lovers||"Oh, wives should always be lovers too... "HEY...LITTLE GIRL...Comb your hair...fix your makeup"" In this randy little number, he never says "Wives ans Lovers". - rich Connelly|
|Journey||Daydream||Fly, fly by my window - RevengeFromMars YouTube|
|Steve Miller Band||The Joker||"I"m a joker" He never says the joker.YY2 - Rich Connelly|
|Three Dog Night||The Show Must Go On||"But I must let the show go on". - Rich Connelly|
|The Temptations||Masterpiece||Break-ins..folks coming home. and finding all their possessions gone. Oh, oh, oh...It's an everyday thing....in the ghetto. - Rich Connelly|
|Skylark||Wildflower||They sing "She's a free and gentle flower growing wild". Never the title. - Rich Connelly|
|Yes||Tempus Fugit||"Yes, Yes" is repeated frequently during this song. - RevengeFromMars YouTube|
|The Strokes||Under Cover Of Darkness||Don't go that way./I'll wait for you. - Brian Kelly|
|Rush||Marathon||From first to last|
The peak is never passed - RevengeFromMars YouTube
|Rush||Manhattan Project||The big bang took and shook the world|
Shot down the rising sun - RevengeFromMars YouTube
|Rush||The Body Electric||1 0 0 1 0 0 1|
SOS - RevengeFromMars YouTube
|Rush||Red Sector A||I hear the sound of gunfire at the prison gate|
Are the liberators here?
Do I hope or do I fear? - RevengeFromMars YouTube
|Cake||Shadow Stabbing||Say it all - RevengeFromMars YouTube|
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