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Pretty easy subject topic. Just post songs that are meaningful to you. I think musical tastes makes it much easier to understand and adjust to people.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB94FLT2PoI

For me this song has defined my live since my dad died, I've pretty much been a shut-in, I hardly go out unless I just have to. recently i've been fighting to become more and more sociable, but everythign moves so rapidly by the time I get over one thing and get that down, that thing has changed. Also get most of my inspiration from Chris Cornell when it comes to my poetry and songwriting, since he struggled with most of the thing I have/am going through. I found SOundgarden/Audioslave/Solo very helpful to me.

and the chorus of that song is about as blatant when it comes to me trying to become socially adept.

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So many.

Tupac - **** the World - the song my brother always said he wanted us to play at his funeral. He has since passed and we played it in memory of him.

Alabama - Angels Among Us - Was my father's favorite song. The only real thing I know about him since he passed when I was three.

Rusted Root - Send Me On My Way - One of the best songs ever, and it just always puts me in a great mood no matter what.

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So many.

Tupac - **** the World - the song my brother always said he wanted us to play at his funeral. He has since passed and we played it in memory of him.

Alabama - Angels Among Us - Was my father's favorite song. The only real thing I know about him since he passed when I was three.

Rusted Root - Send Me On My Way - One of the best songs ever, and it just always puts me in a great mood no matter what.

Im like that too, I have a lot that have really helped me through my struggles, but then there's some that I keep using for motivation and building off of. I think it's safe to say, one of the main struggles with the newer generations is, that you can't turn to music to help you with your problems, almost everything mainstream just tells you to go out and party and no give 2 *****... I'd probably be dead now if it wasn't for music.

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Time is wasted on me but mom it will be all right

You've lost your faith in me but mom it will be all right

And the family will hold even though we're all sad

And the family will hold even though things turned out bad

And I will write a new song and I will sing it tonight

No one sings along but Mom it will be all right

And the family will hold even though we've lost the means

And the family will hold in this graceless, sad routine

Sad routine

'Cause I've always know that i was second born

But I hold my own like I am a first born son

First born son

Temperatures dropped inside but mom it'll be alright

It's time to swallow your pride but mom it'll be alright

And the family will hold and we'll pretend we're not hexed

And the family will hold though we don't know what comes next

What comes next

'Cause I've always know that i was second born

(Second born)

But I hold my own like I am a first born son yeah yeah

Leave it alone but I am second born

(Second born)

I know what I am, and I am a first born son

A first born son.

And I found me a girl and she's had a troubled life

And I will make a home and make a troubled girl my wife

And the family will hold and maybe we will have a son

And the family will hold and we'll say we've just begun

We've just begun

'Cause I've always know that I was second born

(Second born)

But I hold my own like I am a first born son yeah

(First born son)

We leave it alone but I am second born

(Second born)

I know what I am, and I am a first born son

A first born son.

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cannot listen to this without thinking of my daddy,

Possum= G O A T

This song was a favorite of mine around the time that my parents both lost their dads.

Some 20+ years later I lost my dad and the song is just as powerful as ever.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_-lh8GoGQs

I woke up crying late at night

when I was very young.

I had dreamed my father

had passed away and gone.

My world revolved around him

I couldnt lay there anymore.

So I made my way down the mirrored hall

and tapped upon his door.

And I said "Daddy, I'm so afraid

how will I go on with you gone that way?

Don't wanna cry anymore

so may I stay with you?"

And he said "That's my job,

that's what I do.

Everything I do is because of you,

To keep you safe with me.

That's my job you see."

Later we barely got along

this teenage boy and he.

Most of the fights it seems

were over different dreams,

we each held for me.

He wanted knowledge and learning.

I wanted to fly out west.

Said, "I could make it out there

if I just had the fare.

I got half, will you loan me the rest?"

And I said "Daddy, I'm so afraid,

there's no guarantee in the plans

I've made and if I should fail,

who will pay my way back home?"

And he said "That's my job

that's what I do.

Everything I do is because of you

to keep you safe with me.

That's my job you see."

Every person carves his spot

and fills the hole with light.

And I pray someday I might

light as bright as he.

Woke up early one bright fall day

to spread the tragic news.

After all my travel, I settled down

within a mile or two.

I make my living with words and rhyme

and all this tragedy

Should go into my head and out instead

as bits of poetry.

But I say "Daddy, I'm so afraid,

how will I go on with you gone this way?

How can I come up with a song to say

I love you?"

That's my job, That's what I do

Everything I do is because of you

to keep you safe with me.

That's my job you see.

Everything I do is because of you

to keep you safe with me.

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After a lot of thought I am going to shock everyone who knows me and pick.......an Everclear song.

Art wrote this incredible song about his daughter, and it reminds me very much of my own relationship with my own two daughters, especially my oldest, who will turn 17 this week.

I want you to stay the way you are, skinny legs and all

I know the time is coming when the boys will begin to call

I wish that I could hurt for you when you are learning how to fall

You are the reason that I am alive today

You are the reason that I have changed my life in a wonderful way

I can see the passion that is growing inside of you

I can see the sadness that throws a shadow down on everything you do

I wish I was the man you thought I was

Back when life was new for you

You don't know what it's like to feel a love like this

You don't know what it's like to feel this kind of helplessness

You don't know what it's like to be weak

I hope you never know

I don't want you to be like me

I want you to be clean

Clean

You are going to find a reason to hate me someday

You are going to find a reason to push me away

You are going to find reasons to blame me for your pain

I hope you never lose the magic that is big inside of you

I hope you never do the ridiculous things that I used to do

I hope you never know my disease

Never being good enough

I don't want you to be like me

I want you to be clean

I want you to be clean

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This song was a favorite of mine around the time that my parents both lost their dads. Some 20+ years later I lost my dad and the song is just as powerful as ever. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_-lh8GoGQs
As a spoiled rotten daddy's girl I am sitting at my desk boohooing! :( I was familiar with the song but never listened to the lyrics. Made me call my daddy just to tell him I love him!!!
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After a lot of thought I am going to shock everyone who knows me and pick.......an Everclear song.

Art wrote this incredible song about his daughter, and it reminds me very much of my own relationship with my own two daughters, especially my oldest, who will turn 17 this week.

I started to go with an Everclear song in Father of Mine but decided I'd go a route that's more positive toward my mother who was actually there for me instead. Another good one from Everclear for me would have been Why I Don't Believe In God, though the title misleads what the song is actually about and I do believe in God.

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I started to go with an Everclear song in Father of Mine but decided I'd go a route that's more positive toward my mother who was actually there for me instead. Another good one from Everclear for me would have been Why I Don't Believe In God, though the title misleads what the song is actually about and I do believe in God.

Yeah, that song hits home with me too because my mother had a nervous breakdown when I was a kid too. I had to go live in the Georgia Baptist Children's home for a while because of it.

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Yeah, that song hits home with me too because my mother had a nervous breakdown when I was a kid too. I had to go live in the Georgia Baptist Children's home for a while because of it.

Yeah, my mom had a couple of those :(

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8q0xe8oqDE

this song helped me to rehab myself after my neck injury/surgery and I was told by the doctors that I wouldn't be able to ever walk again on my own without help

Great jam.

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When I was really young, I had the most precious dogs in the world. Every day I would rush home from school and run through the gate and just fall on to the ground and get smothered in affection from my loving puppies. One day I came home and stopped dead in my tracks. The gate was open, it's creaky hinges sounding like a funeral dirge as it swayed in the fall breeze. All I could do was scream " Who?!! Who! WHO!? Who let the dogs out!!!?"

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As a spoiled rotten daddy's girl I am sitting at my desk boohooing! :( I was familiar with the song but never listened to the lyrics. Made me call my daddy just to tell him I love him!!!

Here's another great one for dads.

I remember Daddy's hands

Folded silently in prayer

And reaching out to hold me

When I had a nightmare

You could read quite a story

In the callouses and lines

Years of work and worry

Had left their mark behind

I remember Daddy's hands

How they held my Mama tight

And patted my back

For something done right

There are things I've forgotten

That I loved about the man

But I'll always remember

The love in Daddy's hands

Daddy's hands

Were soft and kind when I was cryin'

Daddy's hands

Were hard as steel when I'd done wrong

Daddy's hands

Weren't always gentle but I'd come to understand

There was always love in Daddy's hands

I remember Daddy's hands

Working til they bled

Sacrificed unselfishly

Just to keep us all fed

If I could do things over

I'd live my life again

And never take for granted

The love in Daddy's hands

Daddy's hands

Were soft and kind when I was cryin'

Daddy's hands

Were hard as steel when I'd done wrong

Daddy's hands

Weren't always gentle but I'd come to understand

There was always love in Daddy's hands

Daddy's hands

Were soft and kind when I was cryin'

Daddy's hands

Were hard as steel when I'd done wrong

Daddy's hands

Weren't always gentle but I'd come to understand

There was always love ............ in Daddy's hands

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