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In 1977, David Byrne was predicting the Model 3 forum.

In 1977, David Byrne was predicting the Model 3 forum.

"You start a conversation you can't even finish it
You're talking a lot, but you're not saying anything
When I have nothing to say, my lips are sealed
Say something once, why say it again?"

- Psycho Killer / Talking Heads

Coastal Cruiser. | April 8, 2017

And Roger Waters provides a couple of possible responses...

There is no pain, you are receding
A distant ship smoke on the horizon
You are only coming through in waves
Your lips move but I can't hear what you're saying
When I was a child I had a fever
My hands felt just like two balloons
Now I've got that feeling once again
I can't explain, you would not understand
This is not how I am
I have become comfortably numb

-Comfortably Numb, Pink Floyd

mntlvr23 | April 8, 2017

@CC - I like it

mntlvr23 | April 9, 2017

RUN-DMC was a little more blunt when singing out certain people on this forum: It is a bit long but quite on the mark - and it even uses the word pigeon in it, lol

Shut up!!!

You talk too much
You talk too much
You talk too much
You talk too much

Hey! You over there, I know about your kind
You're like the Independent Network News on Channel 9
Everywhere that you go, no matter where you at
I said you talk about this, and you talk about that
When the cat took your tongue, I say you took it right back
Your mouth is so big, one bite would kill a Big Mac

You talk too much
You never shut up
I said you talk too much
Homeboy you never shut up

You talk about people, you don't even know
And you talk about places, you NEVER go
You talk about your girl, from head to toe
I said your mouth's moving fast, and your brain's moving slow

You talk too much
You never shut up!!
I said you talk too much
Homeboy you never shut up

You're the instigator, the orator of the town
You're the worst when you converse, just a big mouth clown
You talk when you're awake, I heard you talk when you sleep
Has anyone ever told you, that talk is cheap

You talk too much
You never shut, up!!
I said you talk too much
Homeboy you never shut up!!!

Talking is the one thing, that you can do best
You told the cavity creeps, to watch out for Crest
You never have the story, right and exact
And then you always try to bore me, with your yakkity yak

You talk too much
And then you never shut up
I said you talk too much
Homeboy you never shut up!!!

Everyday you are out fighting someone in the street
And you're always fighting someone you know ya can't beat
Then you wonder how, you got in this mess
Just think of what you said, then take a guess

You talk too much
You never shut up!
I said you talk too much
Homeboy you never shut up!!!

You're always spreading rumors, whether bad or good
You're the damn Walter Cronkite of the neighborhood
The Barbara Walters, and the Howard Cosell
You always come around, with a story to tell

You talk too much
And then you never shut up
I said you talk too much
Homeboy you never SHUT UP!!!

Said it's everybody's business that you love to mind
And talkin' to you, is like dropping a dime
You're spreading the word, like it is your job
You should be a stool pigeon, who works for the mob

You talk too much
And you never shut up
I said you talk too much
Homeboy you never shut up!

A big blabbermouth, that's what you are
If you were a talk show host, you'd be a star
I said your mouth is big, size extra large
And when you open it, it's like my garage

You talk too much
And then you never shut up
I said you talk too much
Homeboy you never shut up

You always like to gossip, just like a girl
You talk so damn much, it's outta this world
When you're reincarnated, in your second life
You won't be a man, you'll be a nagging wife

You talk too much
Then you never shut up
He said you talk too much
Homeboy you never SHUT UP!!!

Shut up!!!
Shut up!!!

Twenty-five hours, eight days a week
Thirteen months outta year, is when you speak
I'm tired of listening to the garbage you talk
Why don't you find a short pier, and take a long walk

You talk too much
Then you never shut up!
I said you talk too much
Homeboy you never shut up!!!
You talk too much
You could be, out of breath
You talk too much
Man you naggin' me to death
You talk too much
Tired of hearing you speak
You talk too much
Eight days a week
You talk too much
Then you never shut up
I said you talk too much
Why don't you ever shut up!!!
You talk too much
Then you never shut up!
I said you talk too much
Homeboy you never shut up!!!

You talk too much - RUN-DMC

Red Sage ca us | April 9, 2017

Heh. I heard that just the other day on 'BACKSPIN' through Sirius Radio.

quinney | April 9, 2017

I think Mose Allison predicted it sooner (early '60s?):

You're sitting there yakkin' right in my face
I guess I'm gonna have to put you in your place
Y'know if silence was golden
You couldn't raise a dime
Because your mind is on vacation and your mouth is
Working overtime

You're quoting figures, you're dropping names
You're telling stories about the dames
You're always laughin' when things ain't funny
You try to sound like you're big money
If talk was criminal, you'd lead a life of crime
Because your mind is on vacation and your mouth is
Working overtime

You know that life is short and talk is cheap
Don't be making promises that you can't keep
If you don't like the song I'm singing, just grin and
Bear it
All I can say is if the shoe fits wear it
If you must keep talking please try to make it rhyme
Cause your mind is on vacation and your mouth is working
Overtime

mntlvr23 | April 9, 2017

Because your mind is on vacation and your mouth is working overtime.

Awesome quinney
+1

Coastal Cruiser. | April 9, 2017

Y'know if silence was golden
You couldn't raise a dime

+ another 1 (I'm gonna use that)

Great lyrics throughout. Reminds me of a girl I once knew with a 100 watt mouth and a 10 watt brain.

Garyeop | April 10, 2017

At least "Blues Traveler" were honest about their words...

"Hook"

It doesn't matter what I say
So long as I sing with inflection
That makes you feel I'll convey
Some inner truth or vast reflection
But I've said nothing so far
And I can keep it up for as long as it takes
And it don't matter who you are
If I'm doing my job then it's your resolve that breaks

Because the Hook brings you back
I ain't tellin' you no lie
The Hook brings you back
On that you can rely

There is something amiss
I am being insincere
In fact I don't mean any of this
Still my confession draws you near
To confuse the issue I refer
To familiar heroes from long ago
No matter how much Peter loved her
What made the Pan refuse to grow

Was that the Hook brings you back
I ain't tellin' you no lie
The Hook brings you back
On that you can rely

Suck it in suck it in suck it in
If you're Rin Tin Tin or Anne Boleyn
Make a desperate move or else you'll win
And then begin
To see
What you're doing to me this MTV is not for free
It's so PC it's killing me
So desperately I sing to thee
Of love
Sure but also of rage and hate and pain and fear of self
And I can't keep these feelings on the shelf
I've tried well no in fact I lied
Could be financial suicide but I've got too much pride inside
To hide or slide
I'll do as I'll decide and let it ride until I've died
And only then shall I abide this tide
Of catchy little tunes
Of hip three minute ditties
I wanna bust all your balloons
I wanna burn all your cities to the ground
I've found
I will not mess around
Unless I play then hey
I will go on all day. Hear what I say
I have a prayer to pray
That's really all this was
And when I'm feeling stuck and need a buck
I don't rely on luck because

The Hook brings you back
I ain't tellin' you no lie
The Hook...
On that you can rely

mntlvr23 | April 10, 2017

@Gary +1
Bullseye

Red Sage ca us | April 10, 2017

Garyeop: That's a GREAT song.

I like this one, a whole lot, though it may not quite fit the general theme of the thread...

She lived across the street on the fifteenth floor of the Gilmore building
I saw her in the shower reaching for some soap
I knew she had to be the girl for me
And to think I probably never would have found her
If I hadn't bought that telescope

I just can't understand it
Why won't you return my phone calls
Are you still mad I gave a Mohawk to your cat
If you'd just say the word
I'm certain that our love would last forever and ever
Or are you too dumb to realize that

You weren't impressed when I tattooed your name across my forehead
You wouldn't listen when I promised to be true
I couldn't stand it so I jumped out from the sixteenth story window
Right above you
Now I may be dead but I still love you

Red Sage ca us | April 11, 2017

Hmmm... It seems someone is determined to make sure we all converse about that vehicle that shall not be named. So...

mntlvr23 | April 12, 2017

Red, just weird.

And from one of the best albums of all time, Thom Yorke seemed to know this certain type of person

Karma police
Arrest this man
He talks in maths
He buzzes like a fridge
He's like a detuned radio

Karma police
Arrest this girl
Her Hitler hairdo
Is making me feel ill
And we have crashed her party

This is what you'll get
This is what you'll get
This is what you'll get
When you mess with us

Karma Police - Radiohead (OK Computer)

Red Sage ca us | April 12, 2017

Well, there is also this...

Shut up already, damn!

'HOUSEQUAKE' -- Prince