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Songs that mention their title in the opening line of the song

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Songs That Open With Their Titles, W

Performer
 
Song Title
 
Opening Lines
 
Comments & Submittor Name
Wadsworth Mansion Sweet Mary Sweet Mary sent a letter to me  - Candy Welty
The Waitresses Square Pegs Square pegs, square pegs, square pegs, square pegs, Always never quite right. 1982's "Square Pegs" was recorded before the 1982 - 83 season minor hit CBS TV-show, by the New Wave group The Waitresses. But of course would be forever known as the "Theme From Square Pegs" after being adopted (or at least part of it, as the later song "I'll Be There For You" by The Rembrandts would be for NBC's "Friends") as the opening theme for the TV show about the awkward teenage years (the TV Show had moderate success, but CBS cancelled it after one season not having faith in it's ability to have staying power -- probably a move that CBS regrets to this day since "Square Pegs" introduced the world to a future powerhouse actress named, Sarah Jessica Parker -- yes, that Sarah Jessica Parker later known for "Sex And The City" was on "Square Pegs" as a dorky and nerdy teenaged girl). - Peter
The Waitresses I Know What Boys Like I know what boys like I know what guys want... "I Know What Boys Like" was a minor (#62 on the charts) hit for the group known as The Waitresses from the summer of 1982. The Waitresses were a new wave/pop group formed in 1978 in Akron, Ohio and achieved moderate success after moving to New York City in the early 1980's. The Waitresses were led by Chris Butler and the original lineup (and the one heard on their most successful songs) included Patty Donahue, Dan Klayman, Mars Williams, Tracy Warmworth and Billy Ficca. "I Know What Boys Like" casts lead singer Patty Donahue in the role of a tease with the boys. Patty Donahue who also was known as Patty Darling was born Patricia J. Donahue on March 29, 1956. Unfortunately for many fans of The Waitresses and Patty Donahue, she would die of lung cancer on December 9, 1996 at the age of 40 years. - Peter
Walter Brennan Old Rivers How old was I when I first seen old Rivers? I can't remember when he wasn't around.  - Candy Welty
Walter Harris What A Piece Of Work Is Man What a piece of work is man. "What A Piece Of Work Is Man" is yet another song from the musical, "Hair". It is a chorus piece, but in the original 1968 - 1972 Broadway production, actor/singer, Walter Harris sings the first lines. It is a reference to William Shakespeare's "What A Piece of Work Is Man" and probably is the most cynical song (almost as though the writers, Galt McDermot, Gerome Ragni and James Rado were predicting what would happen around the "Woodstock" generation for the next 38 years or so) from "Hair". - Peter
Walter Matthau It Takes A Woman  It takes a woman all powdered and pink To joyously clean out the drain in the sink With decidely tongue-in-cheek dated lyrics, even for 1964 and 1969, "It Takes A Woman" is a sexist man's favorite lyrics. "It Takes A Woman" was from Jerry Herman's musical, "Hello, Dolly!" In the 1964 Broadway production, Horace Vandergelder who sang this song very early on in the show was played by David Burns. Walter Matthau did the more memorable turn in the 1969 motion picture of "Hello, Dolly!" - Peter
Wanda Jackson Right Or Wrong Right or wrong, I'll be with you. I'll do what you ask me to.  - Candy Welty
Wanda Jackson In The Middle Of A Heartache I'm in the middle of a heartache, half out, half in  - Candy Welty
War Slippin' Into Darkness Slippin' into darkness, take my mind beyond the dreams  - Candy Welty
War Me And Baby Brother Me and baby brother used to run together, me and baby brother used to run together  - Candy Welty
War The Cisco Kid The Cisco kid was a friend of mine.  The opening line is repeated once more. The seven member group War was from southern California and formed in 1969. War was an r&b crossover sensation when they combined elements of rock, funk, Latin music, R & B and reggae. They originally back Eric Burdon (the former lead singer of the Animals) and in 1971 went on their own having two huge lp hits with "The War Is A Ghetto" and "All Day Music". "The Cisco Kid" was a top five hit from the lp, "All Day Music". - Peter
War Ballero Ballero paquita que ballero, ballero paquita que ballero  - Candy Welty
War Low Rider All my friends know the low rider. "Low Rider" was another top five hit for War from their 1975 lp, "Why Can't We Be Friends?" After undergoing several personnel changes, War disbanded in 1997. - Peter
War Why Can't We Be Friends Why can't we be friends? The opening line is repeated three times. The top five hit, "Why Can't We Be Friends" was from War's 1975 lp, "Wh Can't We Be Friends?" - Peter
Was (Not Was) Hello, Dad...I'm In Jail! Hello, dad, I'm in jail! Hello, dad, I'm in jail! Hi, dad, I'm calling you from jail! Song was used in 1989's "Slaves of New York" movie. - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) Shadow and Jimmy Shadow and Jimmy were always yesterday's news Song was co-written by Elvis Costello. - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) Anytime Lisa Anytime Lisa was what the guys named her. You could have her tonight. No comments. - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) Robot Girl Robot girl, robot girl. Robot girl, robot girl. Robot girl, robot girl. Robot girl, robot girl. You are my whirl, you're my robot girl. - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) What Up, Dog? What up, dog? What up, dog? What up, dog? Well, "gosh-dog", I forgot my wallet! - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) Boy's Gone Crazy Boy's gone crazy, oooooh, ooh ooh. Boy's gone crazy, oooooh, ooh ooh. No comments. - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) The Party Broke Up Needless to say that the party broke up Feelings! Nothing more than feelings! Feelings of love! PROPER! - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) Man vs. The Empire Brain Building Man vs. Nature, Man vs. Woman, Man vs. The Empire Brain Building In my life there's just three things... - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) Shake Your Head (Let's Go To Bed) You can't stare into the sun, you can't pretend to have fun, shake your head No comments. - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) Go...Now! Everybody say go...now! No trouble! - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) Carry Me Back To Old Morrocco Carry me back to Old Morrocco, where the tea is strong and so are the people No comments. - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) Where Did Your Heart Go? Where did your heart go? Did you put it on the train? Song's also been redone by Wham! in 1986. - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) Out Come The Freaks (1981 Version) Woodwork squeaks and out come the freaks. Detroit Johnny, he wears no tie. - Mickey D.
Was (Not Was) Wheel Me Out Wheel me out. Wheel me out. Wheel me out. Wheel me out. A funky-catchy song! - Mickey D.
Wax California I'm gonna move to southern California.  - Brian Kelly
Wayne Newton Heart! (I Hear You Beating) Oh, heart, I hear you beating, but her heart just ain't beating like you  - Candy Welty
We Five You Were On My Mind When I woke up this morning You were on my mind And you were on my mind "You Were On My Mind" was a top five hit for the American folk-pop group, We Five from the fall 1965. - Peter
We the Kings Check Yes Juliet Check yes, Juliet, are you with me?  - Liz Bone
Weezer Crab Crab if you want her.  - Brian Kelly
Weezer The World Has Turned And Left Me Here The world has turned and left me here.  - Brian Kelly
Weezer My Name Is Jonas My name is Jonas. I thought his name was Rivers Cuomo. - Brian Kelly
Weird Al Yankovic Let Me Be Your Hog Let me be your hog. Let me be your hog now.  - Brian Kelly
Weird Al Yankovic I Can't Watch This I Can't Watch This. Parody of "U Can't Touch This". - Brian Kelly
Weird Al Yankovic Buy Me A Condo Gonna buy me a condo.  - Brian Kelly
Weird Al Yankovic You Make Me You make me wanna slam my head against the wall.  - Brian Kelly
Weird Al Yankovic Gotta Boogie Gotta boogie. Of course, he sings that multiple times before singing "Gotta boogie on my finger and I can't shake it off." - Brian Kelly
Weird Al Yankovic Melanie Melanie, what can the problem be?  - Brian Kelly
"Weird Al" Yankovic Since You've Been Gone Since you've been gone, I feel like I've been chewing on tinfoil.  - Brian Kelly
"Weird Al" Yankovic Trigger Happy Trigger happy (x2) One of my mum's favourite Weird Al songs. - Jonathan S.
"Weird Al" Yankovic Happy Birthday Happy Birthday happy Birthday. Happy Birthday to you funny song - Noah
"Weird Al" Yankovic Christmas At Ground Zero It's Christmas at ground zero. Perhaps the world's only Christmas carol about nuclear war. - Brian Kelly
"Weird Al" Yankovic Lasagna La la la la lasagna. Parody of "La Bamba". - Brian Kelly
"Weird Al" Yankovic Canadian Idiot Don't wanna be a Canadian Idiot. Parody of "American Idiot". - Brian Kelly
"Weird Al" Yankovic Spam Spam in the place where I live. Parody of "Stand" by REM. - Brian Kelly
"Weird Al" Yankovic It's All About The Pentiums It's all about the pentiums, baby. Parody of "It's All About The Benjamins". - Brian Kelly
"Weird Al" Yankovic (This Song's Just) Six Words Long This song's just six words long. (x4) Parody of "Got My Mind Set On You". - Brian Kelly
"Weird Al" Yankovic Gump Gump sat alone on a bench in the park. Parody of "Lump". - Brian Kelly
"Weird Al" Yankovic Alimony Here she comes now, wants her alimony. Parody of "Mony Mony". - Brian Kelly
"Weird Al" Yankovic I Want A New Duck I want a new duck, one that won't try to bite. Parody of "I Want A New Drug". - Brian Kelly
Wendy Waldman Living Is Good Living is good, living is good, living is good, wo, living is good. Feel all right.  - Candy Welty
Wendy Waldman Thinking of You Thinking of you makes me wonder  - Sutch
Wham! Last Christmas Last Christmas I gave you my heart, but the very next day, you gave it away.  - Larcen Tyler
Wham!  Everything She Wants Somebody told me That for everything she wants Is everything she sees. "Everything She Wants" was the third #1 sing (June 1985) in the U.S. for the British duo Wham! Wham! was the duo that included George Michael and Andrew Ridgely. - Peter
The Whatnauts I Can't Stand To See You Cry I can't stand to see you cry. (I can't stand to see you cry.) If tears and sorrow has to fall, let them fall from your eyes.  - Candy Welty
Whispers And The Beat Goes On And the beat goes on. Just like my love everlasting.  - Brian Kelly
White Lies There Goes Our Love Again There goes our love again. Forgive my heart.  - Brian Kelly
White Lies To Lose My Life He said to lose my life or lose my love.  - Brian Kelly
White Plains Show Me Your Hand Show, show me your hand, give me a second chance, love  - Candy Welty
White Stripes Fell In Love With A Girl Fell in love with a girl.  - Brian Kelly
White Stripes My Doorbell I'm thinkin' about my doorbell.  - Brian Kelly
The White Stripes Seven Nation Army I'm gonna fight 'em off. A seven nation army couldn't hold me back.  - Brian Kelly
White Stripes Conquest Conquest. He was out to make a conquest.  - Brian Kelly
The Who Happy Jack Happy Jack wasn't old, but he was a man .  - Britrock
The Who Sea And Sand Here by the sea and sand From their album "Quadrophenia" - RevengeFromMars YouTube
The Who Squeeze Box Mama's got a squeeze box.  - Brian Kelly
The Who You Better You Bet You better you better you bet. From their album "Face Dances" - RevengeFromMars YouTube
The Who Magic Bus Every day I get in the queue (too much, magic bus).  - Peter
The Who Who Are You? Who are you? Who, who, who, who? What's this band called again? - Brian Kelly
The Who See Me, Feel Me See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me  - Timothy
The Who I'm Free I'M FREE- I'm free From their album "Tommy" - RevengeFromMars YouTube
The Who My Generation People try to put us d-down (talkin' 'bout my generation).  - Peter
The Who Athena Athena, I had no idea how much I'd need her  - Brian Kelly
The Who New Song You need a new song From their album "Who Are You" - RevengeFromMars YouTube
The Who Tommy Can You Hear Me? Tommy can you hear me? From their album "Tommy" - RevengeFromMars YouTube
The Who Do You Think It's Alright? Do you think it's alright From their album "Tommy" - RevengeFromMars YouTube
The Who The Song Is Over The song is over From their album "Who's Next" - RevengeFromMars YouTube
The Who You You - you're wasting my time From their album "Face Dances" - RevengeFromMars YouTube
Wilber Harrison Kansas City Goin' to Kansas City, Kansas City here I come, Goin' to Kansas City, Kansas City here I come, They got some crazy lil' women there, And I'm gonna get  The rest of the opening line: " ... me one". The 1959 #1 summer hit, "Kansas City" was the only #1 and hit for Wilber Harrison. But if you are going to be remembered for a hit this would be the one. "Kansas City" has been covered by many artists including (but not excluding) the Beatles. - Peter
Wilbert Harrison 1960 Well, this is 1960 and the day number one  - Candy Welty
Wilco Box Full Of Letters Got a box full of letters. Some things that you might like to see.  - Mr. Oblivious
The Wildhearts Baby Strange Baby Strange, what does it take to love you? Baby Strange, what does it take to loathe you? Straight forward rock n roll, folks. - Joakim
Wiliam Tell Fairfax You're stil shakin' with your ass down on Fairfax.  - Lizzie
Willie Nelson On The Road Again On the road again, just can't wait to get on the road again  - Candy Welty
Willie Nelson Ole Buttermilk Sky Ole buttermilk sky, I'm keeping my eye peeled on you  - Candy Welty
Willie Nelson Have I Told You Lately That I Love You? Have I told you lately that I love you? Could I tell you once again somehow?  - Candy Welty
Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally Mustang Sally, think you better slow your mustang down. "Mustang Sally" was a top ten hit for the late great Wilson Pickett back in 1966. One of the first songs you could drive too and testify too at the same time. - Peter
Wings Give Ireland Back To The Irish Give Ireland back to the Irish. Don't make them have to take it away.  - Candy Welty
Wings Girlfriend Girlfriend, I'm gonna tell your boyfriend, yeah  - Sutch
Wings Maybe I'm Amazed Maybe I'm amazed at the way you love me all the time  - Candy Welty
Wolfmother Woman Woman, you know you're a woman.  - Brian Kelly
Woody Guthrie This Land Is Your Land This land is your land, this land is my land, From California, to the New York Islands, From the Redwood Forest, to the Gulf Stream Waters, This land  The rest of the opening line: "... was made for you and me." Folk singer and writer, Woody Guthrie, wrote this tune, as a protest tune, during the middle of the Great Depression and how things such as unemployment and the Dust Bowl in the Mid-west had displace. many people. Many artists have covered, "This Land Is Your Land", including (but not excluding), Peter, Paul & Mary. - Peter

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