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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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Song
 
Comments & Submittor Name
Garbage #1 Crush "I would die for you....I would cry for you....I would pray for you...." Half the song is made up of "I would [such-and-such] for you" lines. - Jonathan S.
Garbage My Lover's Box They say "My lover's charms are in a box," but that doesn't match the title exactly.

The song should be entitled "Send Me An Angel To Love," because those lyrics are heard twice during each chorus. At the end of the song, immediately after the third and final verse, the chorus is sung twice. - Isac
Garbage Vow I came to cut you up./I came to knock you down./I came around to tear your little world apart. (Note: "cut" and "knock" are changed out every verse.) - Brian Kelly
Gary Glitter Rock and Roll #2 Played at many sporting events; May be considered by many to be an instrumental with only word(s) spoken is "Hey" many times - Joe H
Gaslight Anthem 45 Nowhere in the chorus, does the singer state "45" I even checked the official lyrics - Jack
Genesis Squank "At least the word is defined on the album lyric's sheet, but it still sounds like a working title that the band just could not be bothered to ramp-up." - princejellyfish
Genesis It's A Shame In the lyrics, Phil Collins always inserts the word "just" into the title. In other words, you hear "It's JUST a shame," not "It's a shame." - Jonathan S.
Genesis Firth of Fifth I would still like to know whet that means, because they don't even mention it on this song. - Paul Warren
Genesis Man On The Corner Phil Collins inserts the word "there" into the title. Instead of "Man ON the corner" he says "Man THERE on the corner." - Isac
George Frederic Handel Messiah Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah! - Paul Warren
George Harrison What Is Life? He sings "What is MY life" instead. - Beegles
Godley & Creme An Englishman In New York Not to be confused with Sting's latter song of the same name, this 70's release was a none-too-subtle (yet friendly) dig at the American way of life. "Dismembered hopeful My-Lai veterans queuing for sleaze, 'Sorry no dogs, no fags, no shriners, and no amputees', Sexual athlete applies for audition, Willing to make it in any position, Just one of the extras with blood on their faces, In snow-white and the seven basket cases, I'm happy and dopey and dirty in places..." - FussBudget
Godsmack Whatever I'm doin' the best I ever did/I'm doin' the best that I can/I'm doin' the best I ever did/Now, go away - Jonathan S.
Goldfinger Anxiety It's not your time, yeah. - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Goldfinger The City With Two Faces F*** L.A. - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Goldfinger King for a Day Makin' plans to rule the world - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Goo Goo Dolls Iris And I don't want the world to see me
'cause I don't think that they'd understand W
hen every thing's made to be broken
I just want you to know who I am - Bob Borst
Gorilaz 19-2000, Clint Eastwood, Feel Good Inc. and Dirty Harry. Neither 19-2000 and Clint Eastwood say their name AT ALL in the lyrics, Feel Good Inc. says Feel Good in the lyrics but not Inc and Dirty Harry doesn't say that title in the lyrics either, but Dirty Harry is a Clint Eastwood film, so maybe that song is Clint Eastwood Pt 2 or something. - Time Machine
Gorillaz Clint Eastwood Im happy - got sunshine in a bag - Maya
Gorillaz 5/4 "5/4" is the time signature used in the song, and not used in the lyrics. - Evan
Gorillaz 19-2000 Got the cool shoeshine - Leo X Daniels
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5 The Message Its like a jungle sometimes, it makes me wonder How I keep from goin under - Joe H
Grass Roots Let's Live For Today The band members omit the word "let's" from the lyrics. During the choruses, they say "Sha-la-la-la-la-la, live for today." - Isac
The Grateful Dead New Potato Caboose I think The Grateful Dead may fall short of thier goal of writing a song for every single person on the planet, but at least three billion of their numbers may fall into this catagory. - princejellyfish
Green Day Prosthetic Head You have a growth that must be treated
Like a severed severe pain in the neck - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Green Day Longview Bite my lip and close my eyes. Take me away to paradise. I'm so damn bored I'm going blind. And I smell like... - Brian Kelly
Green Day East Jesus Nowhere "A fire burns today/Of blasphemy and genocide/The sirens of decay/Will infiltrate the faith fanatics..." Wow, these guys've really got it in for religion, eh? - Jonathan S.
Green Day Brain Stew "My eyes feel like they're going to bleed/Dried up and bulging out my skull" is probably the closest Billie Joe Armstrong comes to mentioning a "brain stew". - newrock
Green Day Panic Song The world is a sick machine
Breeding a mass of s**t - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Green Day Basketcase Sometimes, I give myself the creeps. Sometimes, my mind plays tricks on me. It all keeps adding up. I think I'm cracking up. Am I just paranoid, or am I just stoned? - Brian Kelly
Green Day Brain Stew The one repeated verse is, "My eyes feel like they're gonna bleed / Dried-up and bulging from my skull / My mouth is dry, my face is numb / F***ed up and spun out in my room / On my own, here we go" - Jonathan S.
Green Day Bab's Uvula Who? [The uvula is what hangs down from the roof of your throat]
I lose myself and I'm all wound up - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Green Day Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) Just the parenthetical title is mentioned. Surprised no one else has submitted this one yet. - Jonathan S.
Green Day Armatage Shanks [Armitage Shanks is the UK version of American Standard, maker of bathroom fixtures]
I'm a loner in a catastrophic mind - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Green Day 409 In Your Coffeemaker "In A Daze" or "In My Daze" might be thought to be the title, as one of those phrases ends several verses. The actual title is nowhere in the lyrics. - Alan Toyce
Green Day Who Wrote Holden Caulfield? [Holden Caulfield was a character in The Catcher in the Rye]
There's a boy who fogs his world and now he's getting lazy
There's no motivation and frustration makes him crazy
He makes a plan to take a stand but always ends up sitting.
Someone help him up or he's gonna end up quitting - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Green Day Android It makes me wonder when I grow to be that age
Will I be walking down the street begging for your spare change - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Green Day Private Ale Because I feel so right
Let my imagination go
Until you're in my sight
And through my veins temptation flows - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Green Day One for the Razorbacks [Razorbacks is the team name for the University of Arkansas.]
Juliet's crying cause now she's realizing love can be filled with pain and distrust - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Green Day Dry Ice Oh I love her / Keep dreaming of her / Will I understand if she wants to be my friend? - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Green Day Paper Lanterns So when are all my troubles going to end? I'm understanding now that we are only friends - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Green Day The Judge's Daughter Princess in a school girl's dream, may I please speak with you? - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Green Day Going to Pasalacqua That's when I say... What the hey! - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Greg Khin The Breakup Song We had broken up for good just an hour before.... - Carole Krus
Greg Kihn Band The Breakup Song "They don't write 'em like that any more" - Joe H
Grinspoon Just Ace I don't really know anyone who knows the song, but I think some people would refer it as "Living in Another Space". In fact, I think I heard "Mistake" as "Just Ace". - Ned
Grits I Still Know What You Bit Last Summer A short remix (of sorts) of their song "Stop Bitin'," which appears on the same album as this one (Grammatical Revolution). - Jonathan S.
Grits Return Of the Antagonist Interestingly, while they never say, "Return of," the OTHER half of the title is mentioned in the song's chorus: "The antagonist has got me locked in a room The doors shut behind me It'll be mornin' before they find me I hear a fiendish laugh! (Ha ha ha) But I'm still gettin' half" - Jonathan S.
Guns 'N' Roses Estranged So nobody ever told you baby
How it was gonna be
So what'll happen to you baby
Guess we'll have to wait and see - RevengeFromMars YouTube

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