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

Peter McCallum mccallumpeter09 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 08:52:43 PDT 2016


Fred, I'd nominate "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss," from the
Who's *Won't Get Fooled Again*, but I think it's well out of your specified
time frame. More's the pity.

-Pete McCallum

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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