Songs that are primarily non-rhyming

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  1. burningyen

    burningyen Gold Supporting Member

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    I'm just exploring lyricwriting ideas here, so please post examples. I did a quick google search and found Mr. Jones by Counting Crows. Any others?
     
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    "Frankenstein" by the Edgar Winter Group.



    ;)
     
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    Positively 4st............Bob Dylan
     
  5. smallbutmighty

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    Just about anything off the new Iron Maiden album.
     
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    Moonlight In Vermont

    Pennies in a stream,
    Falling leaves, a sycamore..
    Moonlight in Vermont.

    Icy finger waves,
    Ski trails down a mountain side
    Snowlight in Vermont.

    Telegraph cables, that sing down the highway
    And travel each bend in the road,
    People who meet in this romantic setting
    Are so hypnotized by the lovely

    Evening summer breeze,
    Warbling of a meadowlark,
    Moonlight in Vermont,

    You and I and moonlight in Vermont.
     
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    "Fast Car" by Tracy Chapman immediately came to mind.
     
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    All I Wanna Do by Sheryl Crow. I've always liked that song and felt it was very well written.
     
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    That's the one I was going to mention. The greatest of the non-rhyming songs.

     
  10. puckhead

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    Alice Cooper - School's Out!!

    /well, a part of it, anyways.
     
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    Surrender by Cheap Trick..

    Jeff
     
  12. puckhead

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    here's how I know I spend too much time on TGP: I woke up this morning, with two songs in my head, that i probably haven't heard in a decade each.
    Guess what? both are songs that don't rhyme.



     
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    Double Trouble by Otis Rush.
     
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    Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House. Only the second verse rhymes.
     
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    Underwhelmed - Sloan

    Just about any Pearl Jam song I ever heard...as near as I can tell. Remember the SNL skit where Adam Sandler is babbling nonsense syllables to the tune of Evenflow?
     
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    Primarily . . . but, Vermont rhymes with Vermont. :D
     
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    White Room - Cream
     

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