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July 15, 2010

My Grandfather used to say, "You knock them dead when you dress in Red, but you look like Helen Brown (or hell in Brown)". I understand this is part of a song and would love to know the rest of the lyrics if anyone knows them. Thanks.

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By Doody from Dayton, OH

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July 15, 20100 found this helpful
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http://lyricspl  helenbrown.shtml

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July 15, 20100 found this helpful
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Doody,

Google song lyrics. Type in: you knock em dead when dressed in red but you look like Helen Brown". It was recorded by Billy Rose. The song lyrics are cute. Hamnurse

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July 16, 20100 found this helpful
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http://www.yout  ch?v=nsGJdLWtZtY Here's the song on youtube.

Susan in Omaha

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July 16, 20100 found this helpful
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SHE LOOKS LIKE HELEN BROWN

(Fred Fisher / Billy Rose)

Paul Specht & His Orch. - 1927

Ross Gorman & His Fire Eaters (vocal: Jimmy Kern) - 1927

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Also recorded by:

Pete Daily's Chicagoans; Norie Cox & His New Orleans Stompers;

Oregon Jazz Band; Ross Tucker's Hot Cat Jazz Band; Herb Gardner.

................, and how**

There he met a dame

Who took his watch and chain

Well, to the sheriff he went right away

Said "You gotta find that gal today"

When they asked him how she looked

They all heard him say

Oh, she looks like Helen Brown

Oh, she looks like Helen Brown

Rosy cheeks and eyes of blue

When she smiles, I'm tellin' you

She looks like Helen Brown

She's the hottest gal in town

When she goes by, the boys all cry

She looks like Helen Brown

She looks like Helen Brown

Yes, she looks like Helen Brown

When she's dressed in green or grey

Scotsmen through their dough away

She looks like Helen Brown

She's the hottest gal in town

Oh, she looks alright when she's dressed in white

But she looks like Helen Brown

(Oh, she looks like Helen Brown) And how

She looks like Helen Brown

When that baby starts to strut

Ev'rybody loves her, but

(She looks like Helen Brown) Yessir

She's the hottest gal in town

She knocks 'em dead dressed up in red

But she looks like Helen Brown

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By 0 found this helpful
October 1, 2008

Anybody know a song where part of the chorus goes 'Is this devotion or is it just emo-o-o-tion?' Sounds like Hip-Hop fused with dance-hall with male vocals circa 1990's. First line "Well listen dis cause it a brand new style".

Klyde

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September 2, 20131 found this helpful
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The name of the song is, Kicking Back with Taxman - Devotion.

https://youtu.be/sIocZ-fRG5k

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December 4, 20150 found this helpful
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Right on the button,that's the song i've been looking for so long,thank you so very much.This is the song that Klyde is asking for.

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October 27, 2009

My sister is 10 years older than I am, and when I was little she would sometimes sing me to sleep. She used to sing songs like One Tin Soldier, Puff the Magic Dragon (it was the early 70s after all) but one that has stuck in my mind is about a little boy in a shoe (I think).

All I really remember is that I used to love the song and one small line, "One sailor boy reached for his toy...". I keep thinking it may have been about Winkin' Blinkin' and Nodd, but I could be wrong. I'd love to find the title of the song and maybe even the lyrics. Thanks to all!

By Sarah from Berrien Springs, MI

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October 29, 20090 found this helpful
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The line about the sailor boy isn't in it, but several groups such as the Mamas and the Papas and the Monkees did versions of Winkin, Blinkin, and Nod during the 70's.

https://youtu.be/lsAR0Kc2zZs

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October 31, 20090 found this helpful
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Tahlula, Thank you so much! I don't know where I got that line from, but I was looking around and listened to the Mammas and the Pappas version and ping! That was it! The very song my sister used to sing to me. I don't know how to thank you enough! Thank you thank you thank you!!

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By 0 found this helpful
May 4, 2009

There's this song I heard in church today and it goes "As a church we rise against the enemy, strength and power in your name as we stand triumphantly". Then it goes "You are the answer". If you could please help me with the name of the song I would be so happy. Thank you!

By bobstewart12 from El Paso, TX

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May 9, 20090 found this helpful

Why don't you try Googling "church hymns - "you are the answer" and see what you get? That phrase sounds like a good title to me. have a lovely day and God bless you.

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Anonymous
May 9, 20090 found this helpful

I don't remember ever hearing or reading that hymn. My suggestion would be to call the church and ask if they have a copy of that particular day's program and/or simply ask fellow church members if they know the name of the song.

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May 9, 20090 found this helpful

When I get a song stuck in my head, I just Google the words I'm singing, usually gets me there, then I look for it on YouTube to see if that is the one.

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By 0 found this helpful
September 4, 2009

I heard a country song on the TV Guide channel around early 2000s I believe. They showed a bit of the music video and it showed a father and his daughter shopping. I never knew the title of the song, but I remember a lot of the lyrics.

The lyrics are: " when I look down in this world I think about you and I cant help but see that everything's not what it use to be. I think about 8 years old big blues and a heart of gold." That's all I remember. Can someone please help me? I would really like to hear it again.

By Sarah A. from MS

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September 4, 20090 found this helpful

The name of the song is: 'I think about you' by Colin Raye. cmt.com is the site.

I tried to cut and paste the lyrics, but it wouldn't let me.

Hope you love this song as much as you used to and that it brings you joy.

https://youtu.be/y0NyTZPH5q4

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September 4, 20090 found this helpful

Thanks to metroplex:

lyrics to: http://www.cmt.  200/lyrics.jhtml

a video for: http://new.musi  out-you--2165054

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By 0 found this helpful
April 2, 2009

I am trying to find a song that was out about 1993. It was about your roots. The man talked about listening to your family about your past, you will need it someday. A lot about just listen to your roots. That's all I can remember. If anyone can help let me know.

By nanadebby

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April 2, 20090 found this helpful

I'm guessing that it is country? Can you think of more words? My friend is one of them that know music trivia.

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