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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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Band
 
Song
 
Comments & Submittor Name
Cake Shadow Stabbing Say it all - RevengeFromMars YouTube
The Cardigans Lovefool Love me, love me, say the you love me... - Joe H
The Carpenters Superstar "Don't you remember you told me you loved me, baby?" - crazydon
The Cascades Rhythm of the Rain They sing "Listen to the rhythm of the falling rain". - Rich Connelly
Cast of 'Guys And Dolls' Fugue For Tinhorns This is the opening song in 'Guys And Dolls' and is in a round. The most popular lines are "I have the horse right here, his name is Paul Revere" and "If he says that the horse can do, can do, can do". - Broadway Cho
Cat Stevens Bad Penny "Oh, no, don't say those same idle lies
I-I've heard them before."

From the album "Buddha and The Chocolate Box". - oldsongs
Cat Stevens Father and Son It's more of a scripted song where the father sings one part and the son sings the next. And "I have to go away" is mentioned more in this song. - Paul Warren
CBS Radio Laid James Gang and cover version by Matt Nathanson - Brian Thomas
Cerrone Love In C Minor While an enormously influential recording, the only lyric is "Love me". - Rich "Sully" Connelly
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 Charlatans U.K. Polar Bear "Your not one of those...". The same album contain's a song called "Your not very well", so I cant tell if these guys are ignorant or just not comfortable with the english language. Either way , they SHOULD be able to express themselves, as they are from the U.K. - princejellyfish
Charlie Daniels Uneasy Rider The song about a hippie's encounter with angry patrons of a "redneck" bar is still funny--and timely---today. - Country
Charlotte Church She Moved Through The Fair Lyrics include "She went through the fair" but never "She moved through the fair". Opening line is "My young love said to me", which might form an "alternate title". On the other hand, the words that end the first and last verses are "It will not be long, love, 'til our wedding day". That is another excerpt that might be the best known words and / or form an "alternate" title. - Karen Smith
Charlotte Church Gabriel's Message "The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came" is the opening line, and therefore might be a "title" by which the song could be better known. It conatins the only mention of Gabriel in the lyrics, and that mention is in the nominative case, not the possessive case, as is found in the title. And the word "message" is entirely absent from the lyrics. - Ava Murphy
Chevelle Vitamin R (Leading Us Along) Once again, the only part of the title that's actually sung is what's in parentheses. - Jonathan S.
Chicago Beginnings Even though the title is in the plural, in the song it is singular. - Isac
Chicago South California Purples Huh? - Agrimorfee
Chicago Poem 58 I wonder what they did to the other 57 Poems. - Paul Warren
Chiodos A Letter From Janelle don't you think i could tell that you were trying to, trying to make a fool out of me. a fool out of me. - Katy
The Chipmunks Alvin's Harmonica The lines "I wanna play my harmonica" and "I'm gonna play my harmonica" appear in the lyrics, but the title doesn't appear. - Candy Welty
Christmas Traditional The Cherry Tree Carol Begins "When Joseph was an old man, An old man was he," The first part of that might make an alternate "title". Though a cherry tree is referred to in the lyrics, the word "carol" is never found there. - Ava Murphy
Chuck Berry Run Rudolph Run He sings "Run, run, Rudolph" in the song; never "Run, Rudolph, run." - crazydon
Chumbawamba Tubthumping never got to No1 but still a classic - paul bolton
Chumbawamba Tubthumping The biggest earworm of the 1990's, the title is nowhere in the lyrics, but the line "I get knocked down, but I get up again" appears a lot! - crazydon
Circa Survive Handshakes at Sunrise We wont stop until the dawn has Given its all to you - Katy
The Clash Train in Vain This ought to be called "Stand by Me" because it's the most-repeated line in the song, but since there is already a song called "Stand by Me"… - crazydon
The Classic Crime The Fight I'll take my heart back
And set the people free
I'll leave the dead to die
And take who's coming with me - Katy
Coheed and Cambria The End Complete IV: The Road And The Damned I believed in the world, once in front of me; well now that's gone. - Katy
Coheed and Cambria The Ring In Return A phone rings, a girl answers, music ensues, a man responds. No lyrics. - Katy
Coheed and Cambria The Willing Well III: Apollo II: The Telling Truth "I'll make you wish you hadn't burned our time before.
I'll live through this in a manner cursed at my own accord." - Katy
Coheed and Cambria Gravemakers & Gunslingers I don’t wanna live no more. You’ve got the gun, I’ve got the bullets. Don’t wanna live no more. Oh baby, be my lover, go on & pull that trigger. - Katy
Coheed and Cambria The Willing Well II: From Fear Through The Eyes Of Madness "Run, little rabbit, go hide in the blades of that grass.
Run, rabbit, run." - Katy
Coheed and Cambria Second Stage Turbine Blade No lyrics at all =] - Katy
Coheed and Cambria The Willing Well I: Fuel For The Feeding End "The better end of all to come.
The truth be now here one by one.
I am to you extend to none.
The memory to fuel the fire." - Katy
Coheed and Cambria The End Complete I: The Fall Of House Atlantic No. - Katy
Coheed and Cambria Mother May I "So run little children, play.
I’ll leave the light off to turn your mother on. " - Katy
Coheed and Cambria The Reaping Hell must know there have been worse things I've done. I hold out these hands to receive the sum. Purge these days. Will we accept the things we must? The world will now learn of change to come... or no world. - Katy
Coheed and Cambria The Lying Lies & Dirty Secrets Of Miss Erica Court No, no, I said, “When you go, they won't be following.” - Katy
Coheed and Cambria Apollo I: The Writing Writer "I'll gravitate towards you.
I will, in the now, hate you. " - Katy
Coheed and Cambria Crossing The Frame "Press the steps I take to cross your door frame
if you decide to answer when my fist rings hello." - Katy
Coheed and Cambria Welcome Home "Hang on to the glory at my right hand.
Here, laid to rest, is our love ever longed.
With truth on the shores of compassion,
you seem to take premise to all of these songs." - Katy
Coheed and Cambria Always & Never "Stay with me and fall asleep.
Pray to God for no bad dreams. " - Katy
Coheed and Cambria Keeping The Blade It's an instrumental. - Katy
Coheed and Cambria A Favor House Atlantic "Bye, bye beautiful, don't bother to write.
Disturbed by your words, and they're calling all cars.
Face step, let down. Face step, step down." - Katy
Coheed and Cambria The Velorium Camper III: Al The Killer "Let this colony know, in the name of the dead, we're coming." - Katy
Coheed and Cambria Three Evils (Embodied In Love In Shadow) "You'll listen to reason while you're face down in the dirt.
You'll stomach the hurt and break for him here just how much he's worth." - Katy
Coheed and Cambria Cuts Marked In The March Of Men "Slowly the streets begin to fill with new flesh bound to bone.
Armed and ready, it begins again." - Katy
Coheed and Cambria In Keeping Secrets Of Silent Earth: 3 "The navigator, the pilot, her favorite,
the one they call the vision that bears the gift." - Katy
Coheed and Cambria The Ring In Return "Hello?

Hello Apollo. Where should I begin?" - Katy
Coheed and Cambria 33 "In pieces, they staggered embedded.
Rush me to the emergency room.
Flat line equals frantic endeavor,
but I guess this’ll have to do now.
Patrick short flip and outside. We’re bringing it home." - Katy
Coheed and Cambria Hearshot Kid Disaster "Still searching for your face in the arm that killed the president.
Relapse waiting here for.
Still searching for your face in the crowd that buried New Mexico.
I’ll be waiting here for." - Katy
Coheed and Cambria Delirium Trigger "You made a good friend to me,
but while you were outnumbered and torn,
you made us do things." - Katy
Coldplay The Scientist Nobody said it was easy. It's such a shame for us to part. Nobody said it was easy. Nobody said it would be this hard. - Brian Kelly
Coldplay Viva La Vida "I hear Jerusalem bells a-ringing / Roman Cavalry choirs are singing" - hamburger456
Coldplay Don't Panic Despite the name, they never say "Don't Panic." The most well known lyrics are "We live in a beautiful world." Because of this, it is often mistakenly called "Beautiful World." - Bob
Collective Soul Tremble For My Beloved What's actually sung is "I tremble for my LOVE, always". - Jonathan S.
Counting Crows A Murder Of One All your life is just a shame, shame, shame./All your love is just a dream, dream, dream. (Note: While the song doesn't feature its own name, it does feature that of the band.) - Brian Kelly
The Cowsills The Rain, The Park and Other Things Lyrics by Artie Kornfield & Steve Duboff, this early 70s hit was a pop hippie anthem. Best known line: "Flowers in her hair, flowers everywhere." This song is sometimes referred to as "I Love The Flower Girl." - MasonR
The Cowsills The Rain, The Park, And Other Things I've heard it called "The Flower Girl" instead of its official title. The words "rain" and "park" are scattered through the lyrics, but never the words "other things" or the entire phrase that is the title. One who didn't klnow the title could never come close to guessing it from the lyrics. - Thessaly Danes
The Cranberries Ode To My Family The most familiar part would be the "Do do do do"s at the start and end. - Brian Kelly
Cream Badge Where in the song do they ever talk about a badge? - David Jones
Crosby Stills & Nash Suite: Judy Blue Eyes I am yours, you are mine, you are what you are... you take it hard. - Carole Krus
Crowded House Kare Kare It is dedicated to the place where the album and song were recorded. "Sleep by no means comes too soon, in a valley lit by the moon." - dizrythmia
The Cure Love Song The word song never appears in the song.. - Joe H
Cyndi Lauper The Goonies R Good Enough The Goonies are never mentioned in the song even though it was from the movie. "Good enough" is mentioned several times. - MOR

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