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A brief, catchy phrase repeated throughout the song.

Rated 19 points - posted 8 years ago by mail4gigi in category Music.
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Layla - Eric Clapton Report Abuse
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Satisfaction - Rolling Stones Report Abuse
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We Will Rock You - Queen Report Abuse
Awesome
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Wild Thing - The Troggs Report Abuse
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Respect - Aretha Franklin Report Abuse
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Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix Report Abuse
Maybe because it is the only lyric we understand, but great nonetheless.
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Don't Get Me Wrong - Chrissie Hynde Report Abuse
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Jump - Van Halen Report Abuse
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Louie, Louie - Kingsmen Report Abuse
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Born In The USA - Bruce Springsteen Report Abuse
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Mariah Carey Fantasy Report Abuse
The hook is addicting, and it has one of the best lines ever sung in music... "Me and Mariah go back like babies with pacifiers!"
16 points - added 5 years ago by guest - 1 comment
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This song brings me back, It's the perfect summer song. I remember "Fantasy" was a yet another huge hit for Mariah Carey. I don't know anyone that doesn't LOVE this song! One of the best songs of all time!
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I'm Too Sexy - Right Said Fred Report Abuse
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Little Bitty Pretty One - Jackson 5 Report Abuse
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We Belong Together - Mariah Carey Report Abuse
It's the number one song of all time... The longest running # 1 song in Billboard history, spending 16 weeks at #1. The Billboard Charts named it "Song of the Decade"
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BEST SONG EVER!!!
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Land Of 1000 Dances - Caniball & the Headhunters Report Abuse
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Son Of A Preacher Man Report Abuse
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You Sexy Thing - Hot Chocolate Report Abuse
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x offender - blondie Report Abuse
a refulgent cornucopia of the issue in question
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Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye - Steam Report Abuse
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Your So Vain - Carly Simon Report Abuse
What a great song.
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Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison Report Abuse
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Two Princess- Spin Doctors Report Abuse
Never gets played out
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We Want The Funk - George Clinton Report Abuse
The godfather of funk.
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Running on Empty - Jackson Browne Report Abuse
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Tighten Up - Archie Bell and the Drells Report Abuse
Really, the only lyric.
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Take Me Home Country Roads - John Denver Report Abuse
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Kudos to Bill and Taffy Danoff
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I should have been home yesterday, yesterday....
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Jack & Diane - John Mellencamp Report Abuse
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Barracuda - Heart Report Abuse
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The Hook - Blues Traveler Report Abuse
Duh!!!!
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I Can't Go For That - Hall & Oats Report Abuse
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Cowsills-The Rain, the Park, and Other Things Report Abuse
the hook line "I love the flower girl" is sung perfectly and makes this song great, a happy moodlifting song.
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Let's Go Crazy - Prince Report Abuse
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Something happened on the way to heaven - Phil Collins Report Abuse
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paint me a birmingham Report Abuse
very tough hook to make work in a somg as well as writers did
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