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SONG TITLES
ENDINGS

TITLES ~ AT THE END OF THE SONG ~ ONLY
songs in popular music where the title of the song
is never mentioned until the end of the song


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In Alphabetical Order

"Abraham, Martin and John" ~ Dion
Album: --
Date:
1968
Charts: U.S. No.4 .
Last 4 lines:
Anybody here seen my old friend Bobby?
Can you tell me where he's gone?
I thought I saw him walkin' up over the hill,
With Abraham, Martin and John.

Marvin Gaye changed the words slightly for the UK Hit version so that one doesn't count.
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"Armageddon Days Are Here (Again)" ~
The The
Album: Mind Bomb
Date: 1989
Charts: UK No. 70
Last 3 lines:

The world is on its elbows and knees
It's forgotten the message and worships the creeds

Armageddon days are here again

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"Australian Winter" ~ Sun Kil Moon
Album: Admiral Fell Promises
Date: July 13th 2010
Charts: album track
Last 3 lines:

I pull myself underneath
Her warm soft blankets
This Australian winter

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"Bastardo" ~ Charlotte Hatherley
Album: Grey Will Fade
Date: 2005
Chart: UK No.31
Last 2 lines:

Yeah had been stolen by the two-faced lothario
Yeah had been stolen by the dirty two-faced lover
bastardo
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"Beat Of The Street" ~
Sutherland Brothers & Quiver
Album: Beat Of The Street
Date:
1974
Charts: --.
Last 5 lines:

Giving to the beat
Stealing to the beat
Jerking to the beat
Firking to the beat
Beat of the street

BUT... he repeats it 3 more times as it fades!

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"Beating Heart The Prize" ~ Bob Mould
Album: Body Of Song
Date: July 2005
Chart: album track
Last 4 lines:

Slapped across the face
Trying to stay alive
Hand emerging from the waves
Win the beating heart the prize

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"Believe that I Understand" ~ Magazine
Album: Secondhand Daylight
Date: March 30th 1975.
Chart: album track
Last 3 lines:

You want to touch me
Show me your hands
You`d better believe that I understand..

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"Boots of Spanish Leather" ~ Bob Dylan
Album: The Times They Are A-Changin'
Date: 1964
Charts: - -
Last 4 lines:

So take heed, take heed of the western wind,
Take heed of the stormy weather.
And yes, there's something you can send back to me,
Spanish boots of Spanish leather.

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"Blackberry Stone" ~ Laura Marling
Album: I Speak Because I Can
Date: March 22nd 2010
Charts: album track
Last 3 lines:

But I couldn't turn my back on a world, for what I like wouldn't let me
But I couldn't turn my back on a world for And I couldn't turn my back
On sweet smelling blackberry stone
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??? "Daisies Up" ~ The Kipper Family ???

Album: In The Family Way
Date: 1991

Charts: album track
Last 4 lines:
????
I have been sent this title in...
BUT I can NOT check it as I can't find the lyrics
or a recording on youtube etc. etc. to listen to

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"Everything's Ruined" ~ Faith No More
Album: Angel Dust
Date:
1992
Charts: UK No. 28
Last 4 lines:
He made us rich
But how were we to know
He's counterfeit
Now everything's ruined

Not mentioned until the last line but then ... he repeats it about 20 times!!

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"First Love" ~
Emmy The Great
Album: First Love
Date: Feb 23rd 2009
Charts: non charter
No I won't forget no I won't
No I won't forget no.
Whoa. Whoa. Whoa. W-o-o-o-ah.
First love.
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“Fotheringay” ~ Fairport Convention
Album: “What we did on our Holidays”
Date: 1969
Charts: ---
Last 5 lines:

To live such fruitless years behind a guarded door
But those days will last no more
Tomorrow, at this hour, she will be far away
Much farther than these islands, for the lonely Fotheringay

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"Fortunate Son" ~ Creedence Clearwater Revival
Album: Willy and the Poor Boys
Date:
1969
Charts: U.S. No.9 & No.3 released as a double sider with "Down on the Corner" same year
Last 4 lines:

(end fade-out)... It ain't me, it ain't me
I ain't no fortunate one, no, no, no
It ain't me, it ain't me
I ain't no fortunate son, no, no

most people probably think that the title phrase recurs throughout
the song, but in fact the chorus goes:
"It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no [senator's / millionaire's / military] son,
It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no fortunate *one* " .. Thanks Bryn

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"Greetings To The New Brunette" ~
Billy Bragg
Album: Talking with the Taxman about Poetry
Date: 1986
Charts: UK No. 58 ~ US - -
Last 6 lines:

Here we are in our summer years
Living on icecream and chocolate kisses
Would the leaves fall from the trees
If I was your old man and you were my missus
Shirley,

Give my greetings to the new brunette

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"Here, There and Everywhere" ~ The Beatles
Album: Revolver
Date: 1966
Charts: - -
Last 4 lines:

Each one believing that love never dies
Watching her eyes and hoping I'm always there
To be there and everywhere
Here, there and everywhere

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"Hit It " ~ The Beat
Album: None album song
Track Release: 1981
Charts: UK No. 70
Last 2 lines:

Auto erotic, auto erotic
Auto erotic, auto erotic, hit it

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"It Ends With A Fall" ~ Okkervil River
Album: Down the River of Golden Dreams
Date: Sept 2nd 2003
Charts: album track
Last 2 lines:

I won't let you go,

although the moment stole my self-control
from us all and now it can only end with a fall.

that is the closest to the title ... the actual title isn't in the song,
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"It Just Came To Pieces In My Hands" ~
Style Council
Album: The Complete Adventures of The Style Council
Date: October 26th 198
Charts: album track
Last 4 lines:

Like learning the lesson the hard way
Like a fall from command
I thought I as king of the whole wide world
But it just came to pieces in my hands

technically correct - the title is mentioned earlier, but without the 'just'.
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"Just Like Heaven" ~ The Cure
Album: 'Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me'
Date: 1987
Charts: U.K No.29 ~ U.S No.10
Last few lines:

you
soft and only
you
lost and lonely
you
just like heaven
.
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"Kangaroo" ~ This Mortal Coil
Album: published on an EP
Date: August 1984
Charts: non charting
Last 4 lines:

That Saint Joan doin' a cool, cool, joy
Oh! I want you
Oh! I want you
Like a kangaroo

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"Language Or The Kiss" ~ Indigo Girls

Album: Swamp Ophelia
Charts: n/a .. album track
Date: 1994
Last 4 lines:

Oh, mercy what I won't give
To have the things that mean the most
Not to mean the things I miss
Unforgiving the choice still is the language or the kiss

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"Late For The Sky" ~ Jackson Browne
Album: Late for the Sky
Date: September 1974
Charts: album track
Last 3 lines

Through the whispered promises and the changing light
Of the bed where we both lie
Late for the sky

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"Let's Go To Bed" ~ The Cure
Album: Japanese Whispers: The Cure Singles (1983)
Date: 1982
Charts: UK No.44 ~ US ??

Last 4 lines:
doo doo doo doo
let's go to bed!
doo doo doo doo
let's go to bed!

Technically .. right or wrong?? near enough for many .. maybe??
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"Like A Baby" ~ Wham!
Album: Make It Big
Date: 1984
Charts: - -
Last 4 lines:

I saw something in your face
Stay here, beside me, I need your love to hide me
You lied, and now you've gone away
You left me crying' like a baby .. Like a baby
Technically .. right or wrong?? near enough maybe??!
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"Like a Fool" ~ Keira Knightley
Album: Begin Again
Date: 2014
Charts: album track
Last 2 lines:

And you have broken every single fucking rule
And I have loved you like a fool

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"Little Wing" ~ The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Album: Axis: Bold as Love
Date: December 1st 1967
Charts: album track
Last 3 lines:

Take anything you want from me
Anything
Fly on, little wing
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"Love Will Set You Free" ~ Engelbert Humperdinck
Album: a non album song
Date: 2012
Chart: UK No.60
Last 4 lines:

If you're lucky enough
Though I'll miss you forever
The hurt will run deep
Love will set you free
(He repeats the line Love CAN set you free
throughout the song but only says
Love WILL Set You Free ... at the end!)

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"Made Of Stone" ~ Stone Rose
Album: The Stone Roses
Date:
1989 - r/e 1990
Charts: UK No.90 - r/e UK No. 20
Last 4 lines:
When the streets are cold and lonely
And the cars they burn below me
Are you all alone
Are you made of stone?

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"Manhattan Skyline" ~ A-Ha
Album: Scoundrel Days
Track Release: 1987
Charts: U.K No. 13.
Last 4 lines:

A chance of a lifetime to see new horizons
On the front page
A black and white picture
Of Manhattan Skyline

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"Misty Morning Albert Bridge" ~ Pogues
Album: Peace and Love
Date: 1989
Charts: UK No. 41
Last 2 lines:

I'll see you then, as the dawnbirds sing
On a cold and misty morning by the Albert bridge

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"My Way Of Thinking" ~ UB40
Album: Signing Off
Date: 1980
Charts: UK No.6
Last 3 lines:
Youll have to tell me what you want to do cos (come over)
You can't expect me to guess
My way of thinking

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"Night Vision" ~ Suzanne Vega

Album: Solitude Standing
Date: 1986-87
Charts: album track.
Last 4 lines:
I would shelter you
Keep you in light
But I can only teach you
Night vision, night vision, night vision.

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"One More Try" ~ George Michael
Album: Faith
Track Release: 1987
Charts: U.K No. 8. ~ U.S No. 1.
Last 5 lines:
Because there ain't no joy
For an uptown boy
Who just isn't willing to try
I'm so cold inside
Maybe just one more try

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"Our Mutual Friend" ~ Divine Comedy
Album: Absent Friends
Date: 2004
Chart: - -
Last 4 lines:
I stumbled out to find the bathroom
But all I found was her
Wrapped around another lover.
No longer then is he our mutual friend.

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"Paranoid" ~ Dickies
Album: The Incredible Shrinking Dickies.
Date: 1979
Charts: No.45
Last line:

I Must Be Paranoid.

The Dickies song finished with the line "I Must Be Paranoid"
whereas the Black Sabbath version does not use this line.

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"Pigs on the Wing (Part One)" ~ Pink Floyd
Album: Animals
Date: 1972
Charts:
- -
Last 4 lines:

We would zig zag our way through the boredom and pain
Occasionally glancing up through the rain.
Wondering which of the buggars to blame
And watching for pigs on the wing.
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"Pigs on the Wing (Part Two)" ~ Pink Floyd
Album: Animals
Date: 1972
Charts: - -
Last 4 lines:

Now that I've found somewhere safe
To bury my bone.
And any fool knows a dog needs a home,
A shelter from pigs on the wing.

"Pigs on the Wing" part one & two are recorded as different songs on the album,
but
could be classed as one song.

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"Pornography For Cowards" by Million Dead
Album: A Song to Ruin
Date: Sept 1st 2003
Chart: n/a .. album track
Last 2 lines:

I'm amazed and you're afraid.
You're cowering behind a bravado built on pornography for cowards.

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"Private Investigations" by Dire Straits

Album: Love Over Gold.
Date: 1982
Chart: UK No. 2 ~ US ??
Last 4 lines:

Blinds on the window and a pain behind the eyes
Scarred for life
No compensation
Private investigations
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"Queen Of Denmark" by John Grant
Album: Queen Of Denmark
Date: April 19th 2010
Charts: album track
Last 4 lines:

So Jesus hasn't come in here to pick you up
You'll still be sitting here ten years from now
You're just a sucker but we'll see who gets the last laugh
Who knows, maybe you'll be the next Queen of Denmark ..

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"Question Marks" by Ben Marwood
Mini-Album/EP: This Is Not What You Had Planned
Date: August 8th 2008
Charts: album/EP track
Last 4 lines:

If I'm more alive than ever before
You left me high
But so far from dry in light of this downpour
These question marks they are not question marks ... Anymore
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"Questions 67 and 68" by Chicago
Album: The Chicago Transit Authority
Date:
1969
Charts: USA No.71
Last 4 lines:

It's just that the thought of us so happy
Appears in my mind, as a beautifully mysterious thing
Yes it does now baby
Questions 67 and 68.

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"Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secured" by Arctic Monkeys
Album: Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Date: January 23rd 2006
Charts: album track
Last 3 lines:

Drunken plots hatched to jump it, ask around are ya sure?
Went for it but the red light was showing
And the red light indicates doors are secured

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"Running To Stand Still" by U2
Album: Joshua Tree
Date: 1987
Charts: - -
Last 4 lines:

She is raging, she is raging
And the storm blows up in her eyes
She will suffer the needle chill
She is running to stand still
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"Second Hand News" ~ Fleetwood Mac

Album: Rumours
Date: February 4th 1977
Chart: album track
Last 4 lines:

When times go rough
Won't you lay me down in tall grass
And let me do my stuff
I'm just second hand new [+5]
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"The Approaching Curve" by Rise Against
Album: The Sufferer & the Witness
Date: July 4th 2006
Chart: album track
Last 4 lines:

As our voices lowered,
The cadence again overtook the air.
Up ahead there was a curve approaching,
She made no indications of slowing.
Dodgey:- it is on the second to last line and also
it reads
"curve approaching" not the actual title... "approaching curve"
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"The Final Cut" by Pink Floyd
Album: The Final Cut
Date: 1983
Chart: - -
Last 4 lines:

Thought I oughta tear the curtain down.
I held the blade in trembling hands
Prepared to make it but just then the phone rang
I never had the nerve to make the final cut.

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"The Power is Yours" by The Redskins
Album: 'Neither Washington Nor Moscow'
Date: 1986
Charts: UK No.59 ~ US ??
Last 5 lines:

I know
You know
I know you know it but ...
I keep on coming back because
The power is yours

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"The Prince" by Madness
Album: - -
Date: August 10th 1979
Charts: UK No.16
Last 4 lines:
Bring back the
Who is the
We want the
Bring back the Prince

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"The Rose" by Bette Midler
Album: The Rose Soundtrack
Track Release: 1980
Charts: US Pop No.3 ~ US AC No.1
Last 5 lines:
Just remember in the winter
far beneath the bitter snows
lies the seed
that with the sun's love
in the spring
becomes the rose

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"The Wind Cries Mary" by The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Album: --
Date: May 5th 1967
Charts: UK No.6
Last 5 lines:
Will the wind ever remember
The names it has blown in the past
And with his crutch, it's old age, and it's wisdom
It whispers no, this will be the last
And the wind cries Mary

Dodgy one ..
Jimi actually only sings the "exact" title at the end, but...
earlier in the song he sings "The Wind IT Cries Mary" .. so up to you to judge this one!

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"Twat" by John Cooper Clarke
Album: a non album song
Date: 1979
Charts: - -
Last 4 lines:

What kind of creature bore you
Was is some kind of bat
They can’t find a good word for you,
but I can... Twat.

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"Up The Junction" by Squeeze
Album: Cool For Cats
Track Release: 1978
Charts: U.K. No.4.
Last 4 lines:
And she won't write a letter
Although I always tell her
And so its my assumption
Im really up the junction

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"Virginia Plain" by Roxy Music
Album: Roxy Music
Track Release: 1972
Charts: U.K. No. 4.
Last 4 lines:
And where my Studebaker takes me
That's where I'll make my stand but wait
Can't you see that Holzer mane?
What's her name, Virginia Plain?

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"We Almost Had A Baby" by Emmy the Great
Album: First Love
Date: Nov 10th 2008
Charts: none charter
Last 4 lines:
Do you think of me when you are playing
The one and five in four is country music
What your life is for?
We almost had a baby.

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"Wildwood Flower " by June Carter Cash
Album: Wildwood Flower
Date: September 9th 2003
Chart: album track
Last 4 lines:
Oh, he taught me to love him and called me his flower
That was blooming to cheer him through life's dreary hour
How I long to see him and regret the dark hour
He's gone and neglected this pale wildwood flower.

Some renditions of this song do mention the title earlier in the song,
but June Carter Cash's does not.
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TITLE MENTIONED IN THE VERY FIRST LINE
AND ONLY ONE MORE TIME
AS THE LAST WORDS.

"Coward Of The County" by Kenny Rogers
Album: Kenny
Date: 1979
Charts: UK No.1 ~ US No.3

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"July 12, 1939" by Charlie Rich

Album: The Fabulous Charlie Rich
Date: 1970
Charts:
US No. 85
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"Goin' Back" by Dusty Springfield
Date: 1966
Charts:
UK No. 10
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Please Don't Go by Donald Peers
Date: 1969
Charts:
UK No. 3

"We Will Never Be As Young As This Again" by Danny Williams

Date: 1961
Charts: UK No. 44

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Thankyou to PAUL who inspired this page
Big "thankyou" to FRANK who has sent me so many titles
and thankyou to anyone who sends more in

Please email me if you know of anymore

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