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Old 05-14-04, 02:25 PM
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What are the best SHORT songs?

Inspired by a thread asking what a long song is considered to be...

what are the best SHORT songs? I'm talking two-and-a-half minutes, TOPS.

There's tons of oldies like that - isn't "Stay" only a minute and a half - not to mention some good 'stunt' songs, like the Beatles' "Her Majesty"... 23 seconds!

So, what are your favorite songs to boil an egg by?
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"White Riot" - The Clash
"Oh, Shit!" - The Buzzcocks

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The Smiths - Girlfriend in a Coma
The Legends - Trouble Loves Me
Fosca - Idiot Savant
Franz Ferdinand - Tell Her Tonight
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S.O.D. - 1. Anti-procrastination song.
2. Hey Gordy!
3. Ballad of Jimmi Hendrix
4. Diamonds and Rust


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Oldies songs are short.
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Lemonheads - Allison's Starting to Happen
Blake Babies - Take Your Head Off My Shoulder
Tori Amos - Mr. Zebra
Neko Cake - Things That Scare Me
Frente! - Bizzare Love Triangle
Cat Power - Sea of Love
They Might Be Giants - She's Actual Size and Which Describes How Your Feeling All The Time (plus any and all of their many other songs that fall into this catagory)
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Wondering Aloud-Jethro Tull 1:55
Over Fire Island-Brian Eno 1:49
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Collapsar-Brand X 1:33
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The Lovers-Steve Hackett 1:50
Till the Morning Comes-Neil Young 1:17
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This one is pretty short.

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violent femmes-blister in the sun
tenacious d-**** her gently
system of a down-sugar
stone temple pilots-wet my bed
slip knot-wait and bleed
the statler bothers-flowers on the wall
nirvana-dumb
korn-a.d.i.d.a.s.
joni mitchell-big yellow taxi
green day-good riddence (time of your life)
goo goo dolls-acoustic #3
counting crows-walkaways
the beatles-yesterday
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The Beach Boys entire catalog.

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