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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.

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Comments & Submittor Name
Abney Park Whole Life Crisis I may not live in mansions I may not live life grand But I live life to the fullest And that's all I have planned - Jonathan S.
AC/DC Rock N' Roll Train Runaway train (running right off the tracks) - Stone Cold Crazio
The Academy Is Skeptics and True Believers Don't be so scared. It's harder for me. Don't be so scared - Ash
Adam Lambert Whataya Want From Me? Actual lyrics says: What do you want from me? - Dongquan
Adam Sandler Ode To My Car C'mon, you oughta know this one! "Piece of s%#* car...I got a piece of s#%! car" - Jonathan S.
Adamski featuring Seal Killer On the original version, the word "Killer" does not appear. In Seal's version from his album he starts with the spoken sentence "it's the loneliness that's the killer" but not on the original with Adamski. Lyrics - "So you want. To be free. To live your life. The way you want to be." - James Pendleton
Al Jolson Anniversary Song "Oh, how danced on the night we were wed" - Barbara Siegel
The Alan Parsons Project The Tell-Tale Heart From their first album based on the works of Edgar Alan Poe, "Tell-Tale Heart" is never used although the word "heart" does appear once in the lyrics. - Doug N.
Ali G & Shaggy Me Julie The words "me" and "Julie" are never said together. - JohnHowarth
Alice Cooper Teenage Lament '74 Also known as "What Are You Gonna Do?", because he repeats this incessantly towrds the end. (But doesn't mention "Teenage lament".) - Rocky
Alice Cooper Alma Mater A tribute to his high school experience it seems. But you know It breaks my heart To leave you Camelback My high school - Azrael
Alice Cooper 10 Minutes Before the Worm Let me be What a way for one too realize Gotta waste a bore, now I see How he is so happy feeling sad Heavily depressed God, I knew Think I will enjoy the view Oy the view, oy the view Everything is standing still, ill, ill - Azrael
Alive N Kickin TIghter, Tighter "Hold just a little bit tighter, Baby" - rich "sully" connelly
All About Eve Martha's Harbour From the band's 1988 self-titled album, this song peaked at No. 10 on the UK Singles Chart, their highest-charting hit ever. - Joey F.
All Saints Pure Shores I've listened to this song loads of times,and I just haven't heard it. - Natasha
All Time Low Coffeeshop Soundtrack When it all comes down To a sunrise on the East Side, Will you be there to carry home The remains of my wasted youth? This wasted time on you Has left me shaking in waiting, Shaking in waiting for something more - Anonymous
Alter Bridge Metalingus I don't know how Alter Bridge comes up with the names of some of their songs! - Creedjaya
Altégo, Britney Spears and Ginuwine Toxic Pony The song is a mashup of Britney's Toxic and Ginuwine's Pony hence the name. - JohnHowarth
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
Amorphis Exile of the Sons of Uisliu A wave the sound of Noisiu's voice / His singing was ever sweet... - Azrael
Amorphis To Father's Cabin O old man, good God / Careful man of Heaven / Keeper of storm clouds / Make misty weather / And create a tiny cloud / In whose shelter I may go - Azrael
Amorphis Magic and Mayhem Hey there, tiny wench / My perpetual serf / Put stew in a pot / Bring water for the guest / Before we part / Before your neck is broken / You strike first / Son of the North - Azrael
Amorphis Black Embrace Terror, when the darkness binds your limbs / Terror, when the fear freezes your nerves / Horror, when the pain climbs up your veins / Darkness, creeping under you skin - Azrael
Amorphis Forgotten Sunrise Once I had a mind / And thoughts was given / But nowadays, in this evil age / All my sense is somewhere else - Azrael
Amorphis Elegy Long evenings full of longing / Low-spirited my mornings / Full of longing too my nights / And all the time the bitterest. - Azrael
Amorphis In the Beginning I have a good mind / take into my head / To start of singing / Began reciting / We seldom get together / And meet each other / On these poor borders / The luckless lands of the north / Those words we have got / From the North's furthest fields / From the heaths of Kalevala - Azrael
Amorphis The Castaway A bird flew out of Lapland / An eagle from the North East / One wing ruffled the water / And the other swept the sky / It's tail skimmed the sea / It flutters, it glides / it looks, it turns round / "Why, man are you in the sea / Fellow, among the billows?" - Azrael
Amorphis On Rich and Poor Who would seek out the sun / Who spy out the moon ? / Who else if not God / The one son of God ? - Azrael
Amorphis Divinity Last day brings the grace / For bearers of forbidden name / Step into five fold mace / As son as father in a frame - Azrael
Amorphis Sampo The days they blend into the nights / The moon, the sun unite / Order of stars expires / A wonder is born - Azrael
Anberlin The Resistance Nowhere does the singer state "the resistance." The title had my bandmate and I baffled until, today, he suggested "(The singer's) talking about a riot, that's sort of resistance. - Jack
Angels and Airwaves The Adventure Nothing like the title in the lyrics at all! - Jack
Angels and Airwaves  Breathe Nowhere in the song does the title exist! - Jack
Anna Kendrick Cups From the original soundtrack of the movie "Pitch Perfect". It was a remake of Lulu and The Lampshades' "Cups (You're Gonna Miss Me)", which was a rendtion of and old folk song by J.E.Mainer's Mountaineers. I don't believe that the word "cups" was used in any of these versions. - Open Mike
Anne Murray Danny's Song Written by Kenny Loggins, Anne's version was a bigger hit. Sadly, Danny only appears in the title. The most well known section is probably: "And even though we ain't got money
I'm so in love with ya honey
Everything bring a chain of lo-o-o-o-ve" - Bob Borst
Anne Murray Christmas Wishes "If I Had My Way This Christmas" is the opening line, and hence a potential alternate "title". The lyrics do mention Christmas, as in the opening line, and also wishes. She enumerates three wishes in the lyrics, saying "My first wish" and "My third wish" at points, but never the phrase "Christmas Wishes". - Ava Murphy
Arctic Monkeys Perhaps Vampires Is A Bit Strong But... 'Cause all you people are vampires
And all your stories are stale
And though you pretend to stand by us
I know you're certain we'll fail - Jonathan S.
Ariana Grande Pov POV stands for "point of view" - JohnHowarth
Ariana Grande Intro This is the first song in her album "My Everything" hence the title. - JohnHowarth
Ariana Grande 7 Rings I want it, I got it - JohnHowarth
The Arrogant Worms Carrot Juice Is Murder What's actually sung is "Carrot juice CONSTITUTES murder." - Jonathan S.
Ash Orpheus "Sunshine in the Morning" is repeated in the chorus; "Orpheus" never actually appears in the song. - Rich
Ash Lose Control Here comes the night. Lead me on. In your veins. Warm inside. Heart beats fast. Lights are low. I want you. Let it go. - Brian Kelly
Audioslave Hypnotize Oh no, don't you keep your good luck to yourself. - Jonathan S.
Audioslave Cochise Go and save yourself Take it out on me - njdevil
Ava Max Kings & Queens "Kings", "and" and "queens" are never sung together - JohnHowarth
Avenged Sevenfold Bat Country Can't you help me as I'm startin' to burn (all alone)
Too many doses and I'm starting to get an attraction
My confidence is leaving me on my own (all alone)
No one can save me and you know I don't want the attention - Jonathan S.
Avicii Levels Best known by its drop and, in the lyrical context, Etta James’ sampled vocals (from “Something’s Got a Hold On Me”): “Ooh sometimes, I get a good feeling...”, the only lyrics in the song. - BrilliantJ8
Ayo & Teo Rolex Rollie - John Howarth

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