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[listat 89–100; ks. painolehdestä listat 1–19 ja numeron verkkoekstroista loput]


  1. Leonard Cohen, ”Everybody Knows” (1988) (the fight was fixed:/ the poor stay poor, the rich get rich/ that’s how it goes/ everybody knows)
  2. Black Crowes, ”Bad Luck Blue Eyes Goodbye” (1992) (I know no luxury/ of knowing what your eyes read/ I know one million ways/ so I always pick the wrong thing to say)
  3. Bruce Springsteen, ”Rosalita” (1974) (we’re gonna play some pool, skip some school, act real cool/ stay out all night, it’s gonna feel alright/ so Rosie come out tonight)
  4. NOFX, ”You’re Wrong” (2006) (you’re wrong/ for hatin’ queers/ and eatin’ steers/ if you kill for the thrill of the hunt/ you’re wrong/ ’bout wearin’ fur/ and not hatin’ Ann Coulter/ ’cause she’s a cunted cunt)
  5. Tom Waits, ”House Where Nobody Lives” (1999) (what makes a house grand/ ain’t the roof or the doors/ if there’s love in a house/ it’s a palace for sure)
  6. Joni Mitchell, ”Judgement of the Moon and Stars (Ludwig’s Tune)” (1972) (if you’re feeling contempt/ well then you tell it/ if you’re tired of the silent night/ Jesus, well then you yell it)
  7. Tori Amos, ”Taxi Ride” (2002) (even a glamorous bitch can be in need/ this is where you know the honey from the killer bees)
  8. Bob Dylan, ”Hurricane” (1975) (Rubin Carter was falsely tried/ the crime was murder one and guess who testified/ Bello and Bradley and they both baldly lied/ and the newspapers, they went along for the ride/ how can the life of such a man/ be in the palm of some fool’s hand/ to see him obviously framed/ couldn’t help but make me feel ashamed to live in a land/ where justice is a game)
  9. Carole King, ”It’s too Late” (1971) (though we really did try to make it/ something inside has died and I can’t hide/ and I just can’t fake it)
  10. Paul Simon, ”Take Me to the Mardi Gras” (1973) (hurry take me to the Mardi Gras/ in the city of my dreams/ you can legalize your lows/ you can wear your summer clothes/ in the New Orleans)


  1. Bloodhound Gang, ”One Way” (1995) (Jimmy Pop’s not a pooper not a pauper but a popper/ and I got more pop than Orville Redenbacher/ […] pop me up in your mouth like I was a life saver
  2. Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force, ”Renegades of Funk” (1983) (we’re teachers of the funk and not of empty popping)
  3. Laibach, ”WAT” (2003) (we’re no humble pop musicians)
  4. Blur, ”Sweet Song” (2003) (my streets all pop music and gold)
  5. T.I., ”Big Shit Poppin’ (Do It)” (2007) (and little shit stoppin’)
  6. 2Pac, ”Hit ’Em Up” (1996) (and your pop star pops and get dropped and mopped)
  7. Serge Gainsbourg, ”Baby Pop” (1966)
  8. Prince, ”Daddy Pop” (1991)
  9. Tom Paxton, ”Talking Pop Art” (1966)
  10. [Absolute] Beginner, ”Rock On” (1998) (wir leben und rocken und niemand kann uns stoppen/ wir werden aller Popper foppen und die Charts toppen


  1. Die Prinzen, ”Popmusik” (2001)
  2. Suicidal Tendencies, ”Pop Songs” (2000)
  3. Subb, ”Rainbows and Pop Songs” (2002) (you’re like a pop song/ you really got me with your hook)
  4. LeVert, ”(Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop) Goes My Mind” (1986)
  5. Divine Comedy, ”The Pop Singer’s Fear of the Pollen Count” (1993)
  6. Chuck Berry, ”Too Pooped to Pop (Casey)” (1960)
  7. None More Black, ”Drop the Pop” (2003)
  8. Scene 23, ”I Wanna Be a Popstar” (2001)
  9. Primus, ”The Antipop” (1999) (I am Antipop/ I'll run against the grain till the day I drop/ I am the Antipop/ the man you cannot stop)
  10. Say Hi, ”Pop Music of the Future” (2004)


  1. The Nipple Erectors, ”Happy Song” (1981) (I sing a happy song/ and it goes like this)
  2. NOFX, ”Please Play This Song on the Radio” (1992)
  3. Wheatus, ”The Song I Wrote When You Dissed Me” (2003)
  4. Donovan, ”Song for John” (1970) (you’re my single/ lemme be your chart/ if you never make the hit parade/ you’re number one in my heart/ as long as I can play a part)
  5. Ryan Adams, ”Song for Keith” (2002) (this ain’t nothing but a song for Keith)
  6. Aimee Mann, ”Put Me on Top” (1993) (I should be riding on a float/ in the hit parade/ instead of sitting on the curb/ behind the barricade)
  7. Shaggy, ”Perfect Song” (2000)
  8. Buffalo Springfield, ”Child’s Claim to Fame” (1967) (so sadly I watched the show)
  9. Iggy Pop, ”Eggs on Plate” (1981) (I’ll put you in the hit parade/ everybody will know your name)
  10. The Nipple Erectors, ”Hit Parade” (1980) (the working class can kiss my ass/ I’ve in the hit parade)


  1. Oasis, ”Rock’n’Roll Star” (1994)
  2. Nickelback, ”Rock Star” (2005)
  3. Marcy Playground, ”Punk Rock Superstar” (2004)
  4. Eminem, ”Lose Yourself” (2002) (success is my only mutherfucking option)
  5. T. I. (ft. Rihanna), ”Live Your Life” (2008) (I got love for the game but ay/ I’m not in love with all of it/ I do without the fame/ and the rappers nowadays are comedy)
  6. Roxette, ”Dressed for Success” (1989) (I’m gonna get dressed for success/ shaping me up for the big time, baby)
  7. Alicia Keys, ”Love It or Leave It Alone” (2005) (the youth dem get blind by stardom)
  8. MC Lars, ”Rockstar” (2004)
  9. Chamillionaire, ”Rock Star” (2007)
  10. Peer Günt, ”I Don’t Wanna Be a Rock’n’Roll Star” (1985)


  1. Iggy Pop, ”Louie, Louie” (1993) (but I’m as bent as Dostoevsky/ I think about the meaning of my life again)
  2. Adam Green, ”Carolina” (2005) (Dostoevsky, Fab Moretti/ antiseptic, complimentary
  3. Chester French, ”Nerd Girl” (2009) (you showed me/ to a different path/ now I’m reading Dostoevsky/ and you’re doing my math)
  4. Fun Lovin Criminals, ”Come Find Yourself” (1996) (I’m not a man with a grasp on reality/ Kerouac is wack but I’m down with Dostoevsky)
  5. Cursive, ”Into the Fold” (2006) (once she learned I studied Dostoevsky/ it was in the bag)
  6. The Go-Betweens, ”Here Comes a City” (2005) (and why do people who read Dostoevsky always look like Dostoevsky?)
  7. Michael Smith, ”Ballad of Elizabeth Dark” (1994) (she would read Dostoevsky/ by the yellow moon)
  8. Willy Mason, ”Still a Fly” (2004) (you shouldn’t read Dostoevsky at your age/ that and nicotine will make you pale and lean)
  9. Kind of Like Spitting, ”Dostoevsky Gets Mugged Outside a Donut Shop in Jersey” (2000)
  10. Alaska in Winter, ”Don’t Read Dostoevsky” (2007)


  1. Simon & Garfunkel, ”The Boxer” (1969) (in the clearing/ stands a boxer/ and a fighter by his trade/ and he carries the reminders/ of every glove that laid him down/ or cut him till he dried out)
  2. Bob Dylan, ”Hurricane” (1975) (Rubin could take a man out with just one punch)
  3. Bob Dylan, ”I Shall Be Free, No. 109” (1964) (I was shadow-boxing earlier the day/ I figured I was ready for Cassius Clay)
  4. Bob Dylan, ”Who Killed Davey Moore?” (1963) (fist fighting’s here to stay/ it’s just the old American way)
  5. Warren Zevon, ”Boom Boom Mancini” (1987) (they make hypocrite judgments after the fact/ but the name of the game is be hit and hit back)
  6. Mark Knopfler, ”Song for Sonny Liston” (2004) (rode with the muggers in the dark and dead/ and all them sluggers went down like lead)
  7. Chamillionaire, ”Body Rock” (2005) (you ain’t heard of me/ that’s like claiming you a boxer/ and ain’t heard of Ali)
  8. Patti Smith, ”Birdland” (1975) (it’s all gonna split his skull/ it’s gonna come like a black bouquet shining/ like a fist that’s gonna shoot them up/ like light, like Mohammad boxer)
  9. Red Hot Chili Peppers, ”Backwoods” (1987) (with a rhythm hittin’ harder than Larry Holmes/ come your long tall daddies of rock’n’roll, oh no)
  10. Cassie, ”Nobody but You” (2009) (we fought more than Tyson and Holifield/ something about us felt so real)


  1. LL Cool J, ”Clap Your Hands” (1989) (the ultimate writer, reciter/ and def entertainer/ I work myself harder than a boxer’s trainer)
  2. Billy Joel, ”You’re Only Human (Second Wind)” (1985) (just like a boxer in a title fight/ you gotta walk in that ring all alone)
  3. The Rolling Stones, ”You Got Me Rocking” (1994) (I was a fighter taken for a sucker punch/ feeling bad I guess I lost my spring/ I was the boxer who can’t get in the ring)
  4. Pretty Ricky, ”On the Hot Line” (2006) (you’re the kinda girl that’s sexy in some boxer shorts/ I’m the kinda playa that make you ride it like a Porsche)
  5. T. I., ”No Matter What” (2008) (but when life throws punches/ bloc your counter like a boxer do)
  6. Big L, ”Street Struck” (1995) (yo it’s not even funny/ I’ve seen a lot of my peers/ givin’ up their careers/ for some fast money/ they coulda been boxers, ballplayers or rap singers/ instead they’re bank robbers and crack slingers
  7. Scissor Sisters, ”Better Luck” (2004) (I feel like I’ve died twice/ boxers use their fist/ hockey players break their wrist/you break my heart/ when you try to play nice)
  8. Britney Spears, ”Unusual You” (2008) (been so many things/ when I was someone else/ boxer in the ring/ trying to defend myself)
  9. Pearl Jam, ”Yellow Ledbetter” (1992) (I said ”I don’t know whether I’m the boxer or the bag”)
  10. Leonard Cohen, ”I’m Your Man” (1988) (if you want a boxer/ I’ll step into the ring for you)


  1. Eminem, ”Just Lose It” (2004) (that’s not a stab at Michael, that’s just a metaphor/ I’m just psycho/ I go a little bit crazy sometimes/ I get a little bit out of control with my rhymes)
  2. Game, ”Pain” (2008) (every rap metaphor always ends in my name)
  3. Lupe Fiasco, ”Sunshine” (2006) (never met her before/ but I think I like her like a metaphor)
  4. Andrew Bird, ”Sovay” (2005) (you’re riding on a para-success/ of a heavy-handed metaphor)
  5. Black Eyed Peas, ”Hot” (200) (I am every metaphor/ you are nearly ready for, the media predator)
  6. Shakira, ”Poem to a Horse” (2004) (if I say my heart is sore/ sounds like a cheap metaphor)
  7. Consequence (ft. Kanye West), ”So Soulful” (2004) (went from a never quite was to an overnight was/ ‘cause the way I flip metaphor nobody quite does)
  8. The Notorious B.I.G., ”Would You Die for Me” (1999) (could it be my hardcore metaphor/ make sweat pour on the bedroom floor)
  9. Yesterdays Rising, ”My Body Is Like a Metaphor” (2005) (it’s holding me back, I’m looking for more)
  10. Say Anything, ”It’s a Metaphor, Fool” (2004) (this song is called “It’s a Metaphor, Fool”)


  1. Weird Al Yankovic, ”Eat It” (1984)
  2. UB 40, ”Food for Thought” (1980)
  3. Frank Zappa, ”Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow” (1974)
  4. Carole King, ”Chicken Soup with Rice” (1975)
  5. Bruce Springsteen, ”Open All Night” (1982) (fried chicken on the front seat/ she’s sittin’ in my lap/ we’re wipin’ our fingers on a Texaco road map)
  6. Thurl Ravenscroft, ”You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” (1966) (you’re a three-decker sauerkraut and toadstool sandwich with arsenic sauce)
  7. Cher, ”Disaster Cake” (2000) (if you’re gonna make an omelette/ you gotta break an egg)
  8. Red Hot Chili Peppers, ”If You Have to Ask” (1993) (oh, pudding’s sweet but too aloof)
  9. Johnny Nash/Bob Marley, ”Stir It Up” (1967/1972) (your recipe, darling/ is so tasty/ and you sure can stir your pot/ so stir it up, baby, stir it up)
  10. James Brown, ”Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag, Pt. 1” (1965) (he’s doing the monkey, the mashed potatoes)


  1. Lauryn Hill, ”Final Hour” (1998) (so I keep makin’ the street’s ballads/ while you’re lookin’ for dressing to go with your tossed salad)
  2. Roxette, ”Milk and Toast and Honey” (2001)
  3. The Fugees, ”Fu-gee-la” (1995) (find me in my Mitsubishi/ eatin’ sushi)
  4. Kinky Friedman, ”Asshole from El Paso” (1992) (you walk down the street knee-deep in tacos)
  5. Peter, Paul & Mary, ”Yuppies in the Sky” (1992) (all the quiche Lorraine was gone/ I heard the yuppies crying as they vanished in the dawn)
  6. Falco, ”Munich Girls” (1985) (mehr Champagner auf/ Blinis, Kaviar, na klar)
  7. EPMD, ”Knick Knack Patty Wack” (1989) (duck mc’s, grab my name and bit it boldly/ put it behind their name and eat it like ravioli)
  8. Butch Walker, ”Going Back/Going Home” (2008) (cut to a life being born in ‘69/ middle class suburbs , everything’s fine/ fondue parties, my mom and my dad/ drinks being drunk and fights being had)
  9. Eminem, ”Crack a Bottle” (2009) (cuz when I spit the verse/ the shit gets worse/ than Worcestershire sauce)
  10. Nirvana, ”Milk It” (1993) (doll steak/ test meat)


  1. The Rolling Stones, ”Monkey Man” (1969) (I’m a cold Italian pizza/ I could use a lemon squeezer)
  2. Ian Hunter, ”All American Alien Boy” (1976) (and they’re selling me hotdogs cheaper than the other/ and these pizzas cheaper than the other)
  3. John Prine, ”Some Humans Ain’t Human” (2005) (some people ain’t kind/ you open their hearts/ and here’s what you’ll find/ a few frozen pizzas/ some ice cubes with hair/ a broken popsicle/ you don’t want to go there
  4. Dean Martin, ”That’s Amore” (1953) (when the moon hits your eye/ like a big pizza pie, that’s amore/ […] when the stars make you drool/ just like a pasta fazool, that’s amore)
  5. Dean Martin, ”C’est si bon” (1962) (meatballs/ pizzas/ school cheating/ now that stuff’s pretty good too)
  6. Dean Martin, ”Mambo Italiano” (1953) (no more mozzarella/ […] you get happy in the pizza/ when you mambo italiano)
  7. The Kinks, ”Skin and Bone” (1972) (she’s given up the alcohol, the pizzas and the pies/ and now she’s looking like she’s ready to die
  8. 2pac, ”My Block” (2002) (tryin’ to cop a slice of pizza with my last dime)
  9. System of a Down, ”Chic’n’Stu” (2002) (what a splendid pie/ pizza-pizza pie
  10. No Doubt, ”A Little Something Refreshing” (1992) (I’m hungry, I’m starving/ I want some pizza, coke and ice cream/ popcorn, cotton candy/ marshmallows milkshake and peanuts/ would be so great/ pies, chips, candy apples/ twinkies, frosted flakes/ donuts, French fries/ and some chocolate cake with mustard/ cookies, avocados, pancakes/ whipped cream on some raw meat/ that’s not all I could eat/ […] honey, roasted walnuts/ pepperoni slices/ pasta and burritos/ different kinds of rices/ cherries dipped in chocolate/ cottage cheese and jelly/ colonel sander’s chicken/ still won’t fill my belly/ broccoli, sticky syrup/ churros dipped in sauce/ drippy sloppy joes/ then I’m full at last



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