[PW] Appeal for Famous 21st Century/1990s Song Lyrics (Quotation Query #750)

Barbara Begin Campbell barbcamp at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 18:42:37 PDT 2016


"Don't think twice, it's alright"
"We shall overcome"
"We can change the world"
"This summer I hear the drummin', 4 dead in Ohio"
"Beat it!"
"C'mon people now, smile on your brother, everybody get together, try to
love one another right now"



On Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 5:29 PM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu>
wrote:

>
> I am currently working on the second edition of the Yale Book of
> Quotations.  I would welcome any suggestions of famous lyrics from popular
> music (hip hop, rock, pop, r&b, country, Broadway shows, etc.) of the 21st
> century or 1990s.  "Famous lyrics" can include not only longer passages but
> also short sayings or phrases that have "passed into the language" or
> become catchphrases or memes.
>
> Fred Shapiro
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