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    by Sat November 12th, 2011, 07:02

    My English teacher showed us this as an example of use of allusions ... love it!
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    by Sat November 12th, 2011, 21:15

    Billy allegedly hates the song and says it "damaged his credibility", but I've always enjoyed it.

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    by Sun November 13th, 2011, 05:28

    Quote Originally Posted by NothingFails
    Billy allegedly hates the song and says it "damaged his credibility", but I've always enjoyed it.
    What, Uptown Girl hadn't already done that?
    Complete bull!

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    by Sun November 13th, 2011, 14:09

    one of his worst songs actually.

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    by Sun November 13th, 2011, 14:58

    Quote Originally Posted by Blondini
    Quote Originally Posted by NothingFails
    Billy allegedly hates the song and says it "damaged his credibility", but I've always enjoyed it.
    What, Uptown Girl hadn't already done that?
    Complete bull!
    What's wrong with Uptown Girl? Better than most of the modern Pop songs.

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    by Sun November 13th, 2011, 15:47

    Uptown Girl and We Didn't Start The Fire >>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    Uptown Girl is AMAZING on karaoke! Me and my cousin we at this rich dudes hose and we picked a random Karaoke CD and this was on it.. *repeat&.. *repeat*, it was amazing! This makes me want to get into his music
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    by Sun November 13th, 2011, 18:32

    In 1990, a football-related remake of "We Didn't Start The Fire" spent ten weeks in the top five in Ireland, including one week at number one:

    "The Game" - The Memories

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    by Mon November 14th, 2011, 02:40

    Quote Originally Posted by jkkdark
    Quote Originally Posted by Blondini
    Quote Originally Posted by NothingFails
    Billy allegedly hates the song and says it "damaged his credibility", but I've always enjoyed it.
    What, Uptown Girl hadn't already done that?
    Complete bull!
    What's wrong with Uptown Girl? Better than most of the modern Pop songs.
    Nothing. But it would seem a far less "cool" song than this with its big goofy cheesy vibe. I don't see how this is not credible. It's about serious issues - Uptown Girl was a bit of fluff with his trophy girlfriend in the video.

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    by Thu December 8th, 2011, 16:32

    We actually had to study this song at GCSE History when learnign about the Cold War. I really enjoyed it, it made History a whole less crappy.

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    by Thu August 1st, 2019, 03:03

    At the time it felt like this song was everywhere hahaha it was allright but c'mon

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    by Thu August 1st, 2019, 12:01

    Absolutely love it, great song and lyrics, his best one besides 'Uptown Girl'.

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    by Thu August 1st, 2019, 18:41

    I like it
    I am not trying to seduce you... Would you like me to seduce you? Is that what you're trying to tell me?

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    by Thu August 1st, 2019, 22:04

    My 5 favourite Billy Joel songs:

    1. Uptown Girl
    2. We Didn't Start the Fire
    3. She's Always a Woman
    4. All About Soul
    5. Leningrad
    Last edited by Benny; Thu August 1st, 2019 at 22:12.

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    by Fri August 2nd, 2019, 03:23

    ^good tracks all!

    Mine but not ranked:

    Honesty
    Just the way you are
    You may be right
    Piano man
    Pressure
    and one more!: Tell her about it

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    by Fri August 2nd, 2019, 03:24

    DoublePosttttt

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    by Fri August 2nd, 2019, 20:22

    Honesty & Piano Man are both beautiful!

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