Killer Couplets: Our Fave Rock Lyrics

November 4th, 2011, 2:30 pm by Greg

“I feel so dirty when they start talking cute
I want to tell her that I love, her but the point is probably moot.”

– Rick Springfield’s “Jessie’s Girl”

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the only known use of the word “moot” in rock history.

3 thoughts on “Killer Couplets: Our Fave Rock Lyrics”

  1. Normando says:

    Tonight there’s gonna be a jail break,
    Somewhere in this town.
    – Thin Lizzy, Jailbreak.

    Going out on a limb, but the jail might be a good first place to check.

  2. Chris B says:

    “She’s my latest lady….my lady of the eighties!”

    This is why we drank so much in the ’80s.

  3. Kirsten says:

    I heard “When Doves Cry” over the weekend and thought that has one of the great opening couplets… props to Prince for starting a song with the phrase “Dig if you will…”

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