Greatest Rock Lyricists

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Can you name the Greatest Lyricists in rock and roll?

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No.LyricistExample
1.'One soft infested summer me and Terry became friends / trying in vain to breathe the fire was was born in'
2.'Darkness at the break of noon / shsadows even the silver spoon'
3.'Come on you target for faraway laughter / come on you stranger, you legend, you martyr and shine'
4.'All the guilty people, he said, they've all seen the stain / on their daily bread, on their Christian names'
5.'Virgil Caine is the name and I served on the Danville train'
6.'I'll never lose affection / for people and things that went before'
7.'Egypt was troubled by the horrible asp / Mr. Charles Darwin had the gall to ask'
8.'if California slides into the ocean / like the mystics and statistics say it will'
9.'Dirty old river, must you keep rolling, flowing into the night?'
10.'I wish I was a trapper, I would give a thousand pelts / To sleep with Pocahontas, and find out how she felt'
11.'Only love / can make it rain / the way the beach is kissed by the sea'
12.'I'm always in the dark / living in a powder keg and giving off sparks'
13.'every cheap hodd strikes a bargain with the world / and ends up making payments on a sofa or a girl'
14.'wilted and faded, somewhere in Hollywood / I'm glad I came here with your pound of flesh'
15.'I can tell you know what it's like / the long farewell of the hunger strike'
16.'we don't know just where our bones will rest / to dust, I guess / forgotten and absorbed into the earth below'
17.'Life has been unfaithful / and it all promised oh so much'
18.'it makes me feel like I'm a man / when I put a spike into my vein'
No.LyricistExample
19.'It was Christmas Eve babe / in the drunk tank / An old man said to me: won't see another one'
20.'When you're down and out / when you're on the street / when evening falls so hard / I will comfort you'
21.'I want to know what became of the changes / we waited for love to bring'
22.'You may find yourself in a beautiful house with a beautiful wife'
23.'I believe in the kingdom come / when all the colors will bleed into one'
24.'I'm a professional cynic but my heart's not in it / I'm paying the price for living life at the limit'
25.'Into this house we're born / into this world we're thrown / like a dog without a bone'
26.'I am just your ordinary / average everyday sane psycho supergoddess'
27.'I crawl like a viper / through these suburban streets / make love to these women / languid and bittersweet'
28.'Remember Charlie / remember Baker / they left their childhood / on every acre'
29.'raise your voice in celebration / of the days that we have wasted / in the cafe, in the station'
30.'I can remember the 4th of July, runnin' through the backwood bare'
31.'Listen to the banjo wind / a sad song drifting low / Listen to the tears roll / down my face as she turns to go'
32.'I want to hold you in the Bible-black pre-dawn'
33.'It's time the tale was told / of how you took a child / and made him old'
34.'these vintage years / lovers you consume my friend / as others their wine'
35.'Now I had heard the WACS recruited old maids for the war / but mommy isn't one of those...'

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