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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
The Palace Guard Calliope Title comes from its carnival-style organ and waltz melody - Alan the Ottoman
Panic At the Disco The Piano Knows Something I Don't Know He never says the title in the lyrics. - Brionna Secret
Panic! At The Disco The Whole "A Fever You Can't Sweat Out" Album Never ONCE on the whole album does it mention any part of the song's names (and "the or "I" don't count). The closest it comes to mentioning a song would be "Well, she's not bleeding on the BALLROOM FLOOR just for the attention" in Time to Dance. - Felicia
Panic! At The Disco Camisado A camisado is a surprise attack of some sort, but even from the song it is hard to tell that that is really what it's about. - Person
Panic! At The Disco I Write Sins Not Tragedies Basically, it's about some wedding. It has nothing to do with sins or tragedies. - Rainy Morris Day
Panic! At The Disco Lying is the Most Fun a Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off Let's get these teen hearts beating faster, faster. - Katy
Panic! At The Disco Nails For Breakfast, Tacks For Snacks Prescribed pills To offset the shakes To offset the pills - Katy
Paramore For A Pessimist I'm Pretty Optimistic I'm not so naive
My sorry eyes can see
The way you fly shy
Of almost everything - Katy
Patsy Cline Life's Railway To Heaven Opens with "Life is like a mountain railway / With an engineer that's brave." So clearly the words "railway" and "life" (but not the possessive "life's") are in the lyrics. But the word "Heaven" is nowhere in the lyrics, even though Heaven is variously alluded to as "paradise" and "that blissful shore". Nor do the lyrics ever come any closer (than those references) to including the entire title phrase. - Thessaly Danes
Patti Rothberg Perfect Stranger The words "perfect" and "stranger" are never sung together. - JohnHowarth
Patty Loveless Blame It On Your Heart So/Hey Blame it on your lyin', cheatin', cold dead beatin', two-timin' double dealin', mean mistreatin', lovin' heart

The above lyrics are too wordy and they take too long to say, so that's why Patty Loveless simply named the song "Blame It On Your Heart" - Isac
Paul Stookey Wedding Song He is Peter from Peter Paul and Mary; well known lyric: Whenever two or more are gathered in his name there is love.. - Joe H
Pearl Jam Pry, To p-r-i-v-a-c-y is priceless to me - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Pearl Jam Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town Also known as "Hearts And Thoughts They Fade", since they repeat that so much toward the end. - rocky
Pearl Jam Wishlist This song is literally a list of things Eddie is wishing about. (My personal favorite is "I wish I was the full moon shining off a Camaro's hood.") - Brian Kelly
Pearl Jam Corduroy I don't wanna take what you can give./ I would rather starve than eat your bread. - Brian Kelly
Peggy Lee The Star Carol Begins "Long years ago on a deep winter's night," An alternate "title" might come from those opening words, but I've never heard it called anything other than "The Star Carol". The lyrics do refer to a star, namely the star of Bethlehem, but the word "carol" is never found therein. - Ava Murphy
The Performing Hamsters (Reader Rabbit) Nellie's Song Nellie (the singer) doesn't say her name in the song. - JohnHowarth
The Performing Hamsters (Reader Rabbit) Lefty's Song Lefty doesn't say her name in the song, but it's a song she sings about herself. - JohnHowarth
The Performing Hamsters (Reader Rabbit) Milton's Song The song doesn't mention Milton's name, but the song is sung by him. - JohnHowarth
The Pimps Rocket Science I never wanted to be anybody's anything at all - Jonathan S.
Pink Floyd Dogs The whole song was a metaphor for people acting like dogs. It can be implied in the lyrics without using the word "dog" once. - Steve
Pink Floyd Brain Damage Should've called it "The Dark Side of the Moon" (the album it's from) or "The Lunatic" (the first two words.) - Alan of Seville
Pink Floyd Chapter 24 This song should have ben called Chapter 48, because you need to listen to it twice to figure out what the hell Syd is trying to tell us. - princejellyfish
Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall Parts 1 & 3 Part 2 is the only part that uses the phrase "Another Brick In The Wall". - Brian Kelly
Pink Floyd Young Lust "Ooh I need a dirty woman Ooh I need a dirty girl" The song, to me, accurately describes Fez from That 70's Show. - The Deke
Pitbull & Ne-Yo Time of Our Lives They don't say "Time of our lives" in any of the lyrics, but Ne-Yo says "Time of my life" - JohnHowarth
The Police Synchronicity II They repeat "Many miles away" a lot at the end of the song and in the chorus-type sections. - Rich
The Popinjays Monster Mouth "Please help me from thinking"

The only single from the 90s British pop band. - British Bullcrap
Porcupine Tree Pure Narcotic Pure Narcotic is not use in the lyrics - weirdkid106
Post Malone New Recording 12, Jan 3, 2020 This is Post Malone's recording from January 3, 2020. - JohnHowarth
Pretenders Hymn To Her 'Lay me beside you, down on the floor, i've been your lover from the womb to the tomb'... - Andrew
The Pretty Things Defecting Grey This song was written in under half an hour. It should be known as 'Sitting Alone'. - Paul Warren
Primitive Radio Gods  Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth With Money In My Hand Alias, the "I've Been Downhearted Baby" song. - newave
Primus The Ballad Of Buckethead This song is about the famous guitarist buckethead - the title itself is never used. - Kylek01
The Prize Fighter Inferno Blood Machine I wished for days for the telephone to sing a song to me. - Katy
The Prize Fighter Inferno The Going Price For Home "I love you more than you could know.
Here, in those eyes you hide it well, I think you do." - Katy
The Prize Fighter Inferno Devil In Jersey City "Let’s fire it up. Ha-ha! Now!
Let’s fire it up. Ha-ha! Now, sayonara!" - Katy
The Prize Fighter Inferno 78 "Here they come, my dear.
Last chance, piggy, there’s nobody even here.
Here they come, my dear.
When the worst comes a-knockin’, you better stand clear." - Katy
The Prize Fighter Inferno The Missing McCloud Boys “Which one killed my boy?” my question to the incriminating convoy.
I want death & blood for my sons in the curse that forms the sun.
Please, God, right now. Please, God, right now. - Katy
The Prize Fighter Inferno Who Watches The Watchmen? "Stay with me to guide this dream, before they bury me.
I’ll be waiting up all night for you in a nightmare that was made for me." - Katy
The Prize Fighter Inferno Run, Gunner Recall, Run! The Town Wants You Dead! "They don’t hear the serpent that burns your ear,
or the coward that sits alone in your head with itch.
Baby, look out!" - Katy
The Prize Fighter Inferno Accidents "Long-Arm, you liar! Go run home to Mama!
A good boy never gets to dance.
Long-Arm, you liar! Go run home to Mama!
These good boys never get a chance." - Katy
The Prize Fighter Inferno The Margretville Dance "Is this the way you, is this the way you,
is this the way you watch the body die?" - Katy
The Prize Fighter Inferno A Death In The Family "With the world to turn this microphone,
‘til the day your heart explodes,
or the day you get old.
In these precious steps to warn this fit,
I will carry you ‘til then from beginning through the end. - Katy
The Prize Fighter Inferno Our Darling Daughter You Are, Little Cecilia Marie "So count to sleep, my dearest Martha.
You know you should but you won’t leave Arthur.
Would it not be for you, then please for the children?
‘Cause if you won’t they will, if you don’t they will.
Maybe for them, maybe them." - Katy
The Prize Fighter Inferno The Going Price For Home "I love you more than you could know.
Here, in those eyes you hide it well, I think you do." - Katy
Procol Harum A Christmas Camel It's not even a Christmas song either! - Paul Warren
Procol Harum Boredom This is one of the many songs that Procol Harum released that don't mention the title. They have released other songs like that such as 'Quite Rightly So', 'All This and More', and 'Wreck of the Hesperus' to name a few. - Paul Warren
Propaganda  Lied Despite the name, the word "Lied" is nowhere to be seen in the lyrics, since it is a remix of "The Chase". - JohnHowarth
Propaganda  Duel The first cut won't hurt at all / The second only makes you wonder / The third will have you on your knees / You start screaming I start bleeding - JohnHowarth
Propaganda  Dr. Mabuse No mention of Dr. Mabuse in the song. - JohnHowarth
Propaganda  P:Machinery Despite the name, the singer doesn't say the word "machinery" anywhere in the song, but she says "machine" and "machines". And who knows what P stands for in the title? - JohnHowarth
Propaganda  The Chase The words "the" and "chase" are never sung together. The most well-known lyrics is "Chasing after passing visions". - JohnHowarth
Protest The Hero These Colours Don’t Run These Colours Don’t Run are not use in the lyrics - weirdkid106
Public Image, Ltd. The Order of Death "This is what you want, this is what you get", are the only lyrics to the song and are repeated throughout the song. - Brit Boxx
Pulp Disco 2000 The name only makes sense when the video is watched. - Mason

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