Poetry or Rock 'N Roll?

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Can you name the following lines as from noted poems or from rock 'n roll lyrics ?

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In this bright future you can't forget your past
So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see / So long lives this, and this gives life to thee
I came up once and hollered! / I came up twice and cried!
I'm rolling thunder, pouring rain / I'm coming on like a hurricane
Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December / And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor
In the Bible Cain slew Abel and East of Eden he was cast
Come! vouchsafe to me what has yet been vouchsafed to none / Tell me the whole story
Help! I need somebody / Help! Not just anybody / Help! You know I need someone, help!
She's got eyes of the bluest skies / As if they thought of rain
Let him who hath understanding reckon the number of the beast / For it is a human number
Tyger! Tyger! burning bright / In the forests of the night
My later loves on 15th Street / My greater loves of Lower East Side / My once fabulous amours in the Bronx
I've been around for a long, long year / Stole many a man's soul and faith
I don't shout or jump about / Or have to talk real loud / When you see me passing / It ought to make you proud
Alone. Listless. Breakfast table in an otherwise empty room
I suffered like a metal being cast / I went to school to age to learn the past
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Money, so they say / Is the root of all evil today
Whenever you're wrong, admit it / Whenever you're right, shut up
There is another sky / Ever serene and fair / And there is another sunshine / Though it be darkness there
Take a small example, take a tip from me / Take all of your money, give it all to charity
Such beauty that for a minute / Death and ambition, even love / Doesn't enter into this
I am the maker of rules / Dealing with fools / I can cheat you blind
Memories will slowly fade / I lift my eyes and say / Come on, take me away
so world is a leaf is a tree is a bough / (and birds sing sweeter than books tell how)
Philosophers and ploughmen / Each must know his part / To sow a new mentality
We sat together at one summer's end / That beautiful mild woman, your close friend
There is a place where the sidewalk ends / And before the street begins / And there the grass grows soft and white
There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold
But all this crowded life has been to thee / No more than lyre, or lute, or subtle spell
Trade winds find galleons lost in the sea / I know where treasure is waiting for me
Look at the stars / Look how they shine for you / And everything you do
Soon, soon the flesh / The grave cave ate will be / At home on me

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