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Greatest Opening Song Line.....

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Greatest Opening Song Line.....

Postby spainboy » Sun 2 Jan 2005 12:49 GMT

Is from Warren Zevon's ,Werewolves Of London
"Saw a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand, walking through the streets of Soho in the rain, he was looking for a place called Lee Ho Fook's, going to get a big dish of beef chow mein".

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Postby Dave » Sun 2 Jan 2005 13:13 GMT

Never heard of it :? Mind you, the BBC do describe him as a cult songwriter... :lol:

I was surprised at some of the lines that made the Top Ten, though. Fine song though it is, I wouldn't have hit on ELO's Telephone Line as having one of the best openings.

Now that you mention it, I'd been thinking of a quiz of first lines ("Identify the song and the performer"). Must carry on and get it finished...
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Postby justajester » Sun 2 Jan 2005 14:13 GMT

Ooooooooo, yes Dave...get on with it. :)
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