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.
Comments & Submittor Name
|Eagles||The Last Resort||She came from Providence the one in Rhode Island - Phil Vinci|
|Electric Light Orchestra||Rockaria!||She's sweet on Wagner, I think she'd die for Beethoven, She loves the way Puccini lays down a tune, And Verdi's always creeping from her room. - Eddie2112|
|Elton John||The Last Song||Some believe that this was a tribute to Elton John's father, who died in 1992. Others say that this was a tribute to Ryan White, a young AIDS patient who also died that year, and whom Elton John knew well. - Larcen Tyler|
|Elton John||All the Nasties||"Oh, my soul" - David Jones|
|Elton John||Border Song||Should be called "Holy Moses" since that's mentioned more than once in the song. - Paul Warren|
|Elton John||Song For Guy||Mostly instrumental until the end where Elton sings "Life isn't everything" several times. - Eddie2112|
|Elton John||Ballad of Daniel Bailey (1909-1934)||Though the song is about Daniel Bailey, he doesn't mention the year of his birth nor death. - Paul Warren|
|Elvis Presley||An American Trilogy||The title has been assigned to this medley of three songs, none of which contains the medley's title (not surprisingly). The three songs are "Dixie", "The Battle Hymn Of The Republic" (a song which itself doesn't have its title in its lyrics), and a third song that might be best known as "Hush, Litttle Baby, Don't You Cry", since that is its opening line. - Thessaly Danes|
|Emerson, Lake, and Palmer||Karn Evil 9||For half an hour song, you don't even hear the title. The most popular line is 'Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends'. - Paul Warren|
|Emery||Piggy Bank Lies||This is where you say, "It's not what it looks like"|
He's got his hands wrapped around your waist
And I want this - do you want it?
And I hate this, but you flaunt it
It sounds absurd, so I waited for my own eyes
To put a face on the person that built these lies
And I want this - do you want it?
Could've fooled me, 'cause I bought it - Jonathan S.
|Emery||Churches And Serial Killers||There is a part of me that always sees the easy way out (Is this the easy way?)|
If it doesn't hurt, then not another word (then take me back inside...)
You keep the reasons all but hidden, it feels like we will drown (is this is where we were...)
Do I hold on, when it's so far gone?
- Jonathan S.
|Enigma||Beyond The Invisible||"Beyond reality" are the lyrics closest to the title. - Mads|
|Enigma||Sadeness part 1||Most of the song is sung in Latin or French - Joe H|
|Enya||The Loxian Gate||The song is in Loxian, a language created by Enya, and the title does not appear in the translated version. However, it does make reference to "the gates of night". - Julian|
|Enya||Pax Deorum||These lyrics (Celtic for "peace of the gods") are nowhere in the song, but they fit with its overall theme. - Julian|
|Enya||Evacuee||From the album Carribean Blue; haunting song about leaving home - Joe H|
|Enya||The Humming||Although the title is not in the lyrics, humming IS part of the song. - Julian|
|Enya||The Spirit of Christmas Past||If I didn't know he title, I would have thought it is "Tomorrow will be Christmas Day". - Julian|
|Enya||Dark Sky Island||The closest lyric from this song is "In the darkness of the sky above", and the word "island" is nowhere in the song. However, it does refer to an actual "dark-sky preserve" on the island of Sark. - Julian|
|Enya||The Celts||The entire song is in Celtic, and the lyric which sounds like the title is "saol no saol", meaning "life of lives". - Julian|
|Enya||The River Sings||The words of this song are entirely in Celtic, and almost impossible to make out. However, one of the lines translates as "The river sings the endlessness". - Julian|
|Era||The Mass||No english lyrics. - Mads|
|Etta James||The Wallflower (Dance With Me Henry)||The words "Roll with me Henry" are heard several times throught the song, but there is no mention of the word "dance" anywhere in the song. - Isac|
|Europe||Song No. 12||Song No. 12 is the actual title of this song, which doesn't even happen to be track number 12 on the album it appears on. The title is absent from the lyrics, so it's just weird. - GlamRockNinjaLord|
|Evanescence||Haunted||Watching me, wanting me|
I can feel you pull me down
Fearing you, loving you
I won’t let you pull me down - Erin
|Evanescence||My Immortal||When you cried, I'd wipe away all of your tears|
When you'd scream, I'd fight away all of your fears
And I held your hand through all of these years
But you still have all of me - Erin
|Eve 6||Leech||You're turning things around - RevengeFromMars YouTube|
|Eve 6||B.F.G.F.||She says C’est la vie|
Not sure what that means
I can’t believe she’s my best friend’s girl - RevengeFromMars YouTube
|Eve 6||Arch Drive Goodbye||Ringing in my head|
All the things you've said
All the things you've done
I wish I could compromise - RevengeFromMars YouTube
|Everclear||Santa Monica||We can live beside the ocean,/ leave the fire behind,/ swim out past the breakers,/ watch the world die. - Brian Kelly|
|Everclear||Queen of the Air||"My memories come back to me" - from their second album Sparkle and Fade. - RevengeFromMars YouTube|
|Everclear||Electra Made Me Blind||"Livin' isn't a simple thing, I know / No one said it's supposed to be, I know" -From their second album "Sparkle and Fade" - RevengeFromMars YouTube|
|Everything but the Girl||Missing||And I miss you (like the deserts miss the rain...) the word miss is frequently found but the word missing is missing! - Joe H|
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