Songs With Numbers In Their Titles

This BAB contains song titles that in turn contain numbers. In some songs, the numbers are not used in the song--they are only found in the titles. This BAB will be updated when MathBabbler learns about additional songs that have numbers in their titles.

"Love Minus 0/No Limit" by Bob Dylan
   People carry roses,
   Make promises by the hours,
   My love she laughs like the flowers,
   Valentines can't buy her."

   [if Dylan meant the slash to imply divide, then love minus 0 
    divided-by 0 limit is undefined (can't divide-by zero)]
   [note:  zero is not used in the song]
"1 White Duck / 0^10 = Nothing At All" by Jethro Tull
   But my dreams are for dreaming and best left that way -- 
   and my zero to your power of ten equals nothing at all.

   [0^10 is (0)(0)(0)(0)(0)(0)(0)(0)(0)(0) which is 0]
   [0! = 1 so Ian could have written 0! White Duck]
   [another Tull song: "too old to rock n' roll, too young to die"]
"1 (Is The Loneliest Number)" by Three Dog Night
   One is the loneliest number that you'll ever do
   Two can be as bad as one
   It's the loneliest number since the number one
  
   [band name contains the prime number 3]
   [3-1 can be as bad as one]
"1" by U2
   One love, One blood, One life
   You got to do what you should

   [band name contains the smallest prime number]
   [band name contains the only even prime number]
"1 Bourbon, 1 Scotch, 1 Beer" by John Lee Hooker
   Need me a triple shot of that stuff
   I want one bourbon, one scotch and one beer

   [Hooker was correct:  1 + 1 + 1 = 3 (triple) shots]
"1 More Cup Of Coffee" by Bob Dylan
  One more cup of coffee for the road
  One more cup of coffee 'fore I go
  To the valley below.

  [movie about Bob Dylan has been released (late-Nov 2007)]
"1 In A Million" by Platters
   There is one in a million like you
   A dream in a million come true 

   [.000001]
"1 In A Million" by Hannah Montana
   Thought the chances to meet someone like you
   were a million to one
   I'm believe'n (o woah)
   You're one in a million

   [1 In A Mega]
   [side-bar: Hannah is a palindrome]
"2 Dozen Roses" by Shanandoah
    If I had two dozen roses
    And an old bottle of wine
    If I really coulda hung the moon
    Would you change your mind

   [24 Roses]
   [4! Roses]
"2 4 6 8 Motorway" by Tom Robinson
   2-4-6-8 ain't never too late
   Me and my radio truckin' on thru the night
   3-5-7-9 on a double white line
   Motorway sun coming up with the morning light 

   [Average 5 Motorway]
"Gimme 3 Steps" by Lynyrd Skynyrd
   Won't you give me three steps,
   Gimme three steps mister,
   Gimme three steps towards the door?
   Gimme three steps
   Gimme three steps mister,
   And you'll never see me no more.

   [3 is a prime number]
   [gimme three giga-steps]
"3 Times a Lady" by Lionel Richie
   You're once, twice, three times a lady.

   [you're once, twice, sqrt(9) times a lady]
   [you're once, twice, three times a BABbler]
"3 AM" by Matchbox 20
   She says baby
   It's 3 am I must be lonely
   When she says baby
   Well I can't help but be scared of it all sometimes
   Says the rain's gonna wash away I believe it

   [180 Minutes]
"Wednesday Morning, 3 a.m." by Paul Simon (1964)
   Oh, what have I done; why have I done it
   I've committed a crime, I've broken the law
   For twenty-five dollars and pieces of silver
   I held up and robbed a hard liquor store
"4 Strong Winds" by Neil Young
   Four strong winds that blow lonely
   Seven seas that run high
   All those things that don't change come what may.
   If all the good times are all gone
   Then I'm bound for movin' on
   I'll look for you if I'm ever back this way.
 
   [2 Doubled Strong Winds]
   [2! Strong Winds]
   [sqrt(16) strong winds]
"Positively 4th Street" by Bob Dylan
   I wish that for just one time you could stand inside my shoes
   and just for that one moment I could be you

   [Positively 2-Squared Street]
   [note: 4 is never used in the song]
"4 Seasons Of Loneliness" by Boyz II Men
   'cause I need your love to comfort me and ease my pain
   Or four seasons will bring the loneliness again

   [submitted by a MAT082 student at SCC]
   [Boyz II Men contains roman numeral 2; Boyz Square-root-4 Men]
"4 A.M. In The Morning" by Gwen Stefani
   Don't ever wanna have to go and give you up
   Stay up till Four In The Morning and the tears are pouring
   and I want to make it worth the fight

   [2-squared In The Morning]
   [side-bar: doesn't A.M. imply morning?]
"It's 4 In The Morning" by Faron Young
   It's four in the morning and once more the dawning
   Just woke up the wanting in me
   [...]
   Ten times I've told her goodbye
   Last night we broke up this morning I woke up
   And for the tenth time I'm changing my mind

   [Sqrt(16) In The Morning]
"5 Feet High And Rising" by Johnny Cash
   [...]
   How high's the water, papa?
   Two feet high and risin'
   [...]
   How high's the water, papa?
   Three feet high and risin'
   [...]
   How high's the water, papa?
   Four feet high and risin'
   [...]
   We can't come back till the water comes down,
   Five feet high and risin'

   [Sqrt(25) Feet High And Rising]
"She Was 5 And He Was 10" by The Mills Brothers (1954)
   She was five and he was ten,
   Twice as old as she was then
   [...]
   He was fifteen and quite a guy
   But she was ten, still too young for him to love
   [...]
   He  changed his point of view
   When she was sev-enteen, he was only twenty-two

   [She Was 5 And He Was 5 Doubled]
"Love At The 5 And Dime" by Kathy Mattea
   Rita was sixteen years... hazel eyes and chestnut hair
   she made the Woolworth counter shine
   Eddie was a sweet romancer, and a darn good dancer
   they'd waltz the aisles of the five and dime
   
   [Love At The Half-a-Dime And Dime]
   [Love At The Ten Pennies And Dime]
"6 Days On The Road" by Dave Dudley
   I got me ten forward gears and a George Overdrive
   I'm takin' little white pills and my eyes are opened wide
   I just passed a Jimmy and a White
   I been passing everything in sight
   Six days on the road and I'm gonna make it home tonight

   [3! Days On The Road]
   [sqrt(36) Days On The Road]
   [I got me deca-forward gears and a George Overdrive]
"6, 8, 12" by Brain McKnight
   It's been six months, eight days, twelve hours
   Since you went away
"7 Days" by Bob Dylan
   I'll be waiting at the station for her to arrive
   Seven more days, all I gotta do is survive.

   [7 is a prime number]
   [Dylan could have named his song "One Week"]
"7 Things (I Hate About You)" by Miley "Hannah Montana" Cyrus
   And the seventh thing I hate the most that you do
   You make me love you

   [Square-Root 49 Things]
"8 Days a Week" by Beatles
   8 days a week is not enough to show I care

   [Sqrt(64) Days a Week]
"8 Miles High" by Byrds
   Eight miles high and when you touch down
   You'll find that it's stranger than known

   [2-Cubed Miles High]
   [12.874752 Kilometers High]
"Henry The 8th, I Am" by Herman Hermits
   I'm Henry the eighth I am
   Henry the eighth I am, I am
   I got married to the widow next door
   She's been married seven times before
"8 by 10" by Bill Anderson
   All that's left of our old love now 
   is just your picture, 8 by 10.
   [...]
   8 by 10, 8 by 10
   My lonely world is only 8 by 10

   [Perimeter 36]
   [Area 80]
"When 1 8 Becomes 2 Zeros" by Glassjaw
   I'm so shocked that I've made it through these billion days. 

   [When 1 8 Becomes Infinity]
   [When 8 = 00]
   [note: submitted by SCC student]
"9 To 5" by Dolly Parton
   Workin' 9 to 5,
   What a way to make a livin'
   Barely gettin' by
   It's all takin' and no givin'

   [Sqrt(81) To Sqrt(25)]
"#9 Dream" by John Lennon [9 is never mentioned in the song]
   So long ago
   Was it in a dream, was it just a dream?
   I had know, yes I know
   Seemed so very real, it seemed so real to me 

   [3-Squared Dream]
"Riot In Cell Block #9" by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
   There's a riot goin' on
   Up in cell block number nine

   The trouble all started up in cell block #4
   It spread like fire across the prison floor

   [Riot In Cell Block Square-Root 81]
"Apartment #9" by Tammy Wynette
   Loneliness surrounds me,
   Without your arms around me,
   And the sun will never shine,
   In apartment number nine.

   [Apartment Number Cuberoot 27, Squared]
"Platform 9 3/4" by Harry and the Potters
   'Cause the bus don't go to Hogwarts
   You gots to take the train
   Oh the bus don't go to Hogwarts
   You gots to take the train

   And we'll take the train
   From Platform Nine and Three Quarters
   And well take the train
   From Platform Nine and Three Quarters

   [Platform 39 Fourths]
"10 Percent" by Grandmaster Flash (5/10/2005)
   no lyrics found 
   
   [One-tenth Of]
   [Sqrt(100) Percent]
"10 Little Bottles" by Johnny Bond
   A friend of mine gave me ten little bottles
   Of some special stuff that he'd brewed up hisself
   But one day I was samplin' it a little you know just a touch
   My wife found out about it
   I had it hid down in the basement you see
   And she says you go down there and get rid of that or else
   Well since I didn't like the way she said or else
   I went down there and proceeded to carry out her instructions
   Well I set the rest of these bottles up on the drainboard
   I picked up the first bottle and I pulled the cork out of it
   And I poured it down the sink
   That is all except one little swaller which I drank
   I picked up the next bottle and I pulled the sink out of it
   And I poured it down the sink
   All except one little swallow which I drink
   ...

   [1-deka Little Bottles]
   [sqrt(100) Little Bottles]
"Three-Fifths of a Mile In 10 Seconds" by Jefferson Airplane
   do away with people blowing my mind
   do away with people wasting my precious time
   take me to a simple place
   where I can easily see my face

   [the last line of the song is: 3/5's of a mile in 10 seconds]
"11:11 PM" by All American Rejects
   It's only us,
   It's only now,
   This simple wish,
   It's so late tonight.

   [23:11]
   [note:  11 is not used in the song]
"Rainy Day Women #12 And 35" by Bob Dylan [12 and 35 never used in song]
   But I would not feel so all alone,
   Everybody must get stoned.

   [Rainy Day Women #47]
"12/8 Blues (All The Same)" by Stephen Stills
   Can you see me cryin'?
   Can you hear me dyin'?

   [note:  12 and 8 are never used in the song]
   [6/4 Blues]
   [3/2 Blues]
   [1 1/2 Blues]
   [1.5 Blues]
"You're 16" by Ringo Starr
   You're sixteen
   You're beautiful
   and you're mine.

   [You're 4-Squared]
   [You're Sqrt(256)]
"16 Tons" by Ernie Ford
   You haul Sixteen Tons, whadaya get
   Another day older and deeper in debt
   Saint Peter don't you call me cause I can't go
   I owe my soul to the company store

   [you haul Four-Squared Ton, whadaya get]
   [if 16 short tons: you haul 32,000 pounds, whadaya get]
   [if 16 long tons:  you haul 35,840 pounds, whadaya get]
"Happy Birthday Sweet 16" by Neil Sedaka
   Happy birthday sweet sixteen
   When you were only six I was your big brother
   Then when you were ten We didn't like each other
   When you were thirteen You were my funny valentine
   But since you've grown up Your future is sewn up
   From now on you're gonna be mine

   [Happy Birthday Sweet 2-to-the-4th-power]
"16 Candles" by Luther Dixon and Allyson Khent
   You're only sixteen
   But you're my teenage queen 
   Oh, you're the prettiest, loveliest girl I've ever seen

   [4-Squared Candles]
   [2 to the 2-Squared Candles]
"Sweet Little 16" by Chuck Berry
   Cause they'll be rockin on bandstand
   In Philadelphia P.A.
   Deep in the heart of Texas And 'round the Frisco Bay
   All over St. Louis Way Down in New Orleans
   All the Cats wanna dance with
   Sweet Little Sixteen

   [singing about 16 year olds has been popular]
"16" by Green Day
   Every time I look in my past
   I always wish I was there
   I wish my youth would forever last
   Why are these times so unfair

   [note:  16 is never used in the song]
"16th Avenue" by Lacy Dalton
   they walked away from everything
   just to see a dream come true
   so god bless the boys who make the noise
   on 16th avenue
"Edge of 17" by Stevie Nicks
   Eyes... on... him... all alone...
   On the edge of... seventeen

   [17 is a prime number]
"I'm 18" by Alice Cooper
   I'm eighteen and I don't know what I want

   [I'm 3-Squared Doubled]
"18 Wheels and a Dozen Roses" by Kathy Matea
   Eighteen wheels and a dozen roses
   Ten more miles on his four day run
   A few more songs on the all night radio
   And he'll spend the rest if his life
   with the one that he loves 

   [1 and one-half dozen wheels and a dozen roses]
   [2 dozen minus six wheels and a dozen roses]
"18 Til I Die" by Bryan Adams
   18 til I die - gonna be 18 til I die
   Ya it sure feels good to be alive
   Someday Ill be 18 goin on 55! - 18 til I die

   [1.8 Score Til I Die]
"Hangar 18" by Megadeth
   Possibly Ive seen to much
   Hangar 18 I know too much
   
   [Hangar 2^2^2]
"19th Nervous Breakdown" by Rolling Stones
   You better stop
   Look around
   Here it comes, here it comes, here it comes, here it comes
   Here comes your nine-teenth nervous breakdown.

   [19 is a prime number]
   [10 plus 3-squared nervous breakdown]
"Hey 19" by Steely Dan
   Hey nineteen
   No we got nothing in common
   No we cant talk at all
   Please take me along
   When you slide on down

   [Hey 13 in base-16]
"19 Forever" by Joe Jackson
   But I won't get fooled again
   Cause I'm gonna be . . .19 forever
   You better believe it - you know my dream's still alive
   You can love it or leave it
   But I'm never gonna be 35
"20th Century Fox" by Doors
   No tears, no fears
   No ruined years, no clocks
   She's a twentieth century fox, oh yeah

   [she's a 20% of a century fox, oh foo]
   [this is 02007--how about a 21st century fox?]
"21st Century Life" by Sam Sparro
   21st century life, I got swept away
   I got 21,000 things, That I got to do today
   21st century life, Well what can I say?
   The new world, Got me feeling so dirty
   Think I need, To get down and play
"23 Days" by SheDaisy
   Hey, hey, hey, on my way
   23 days gone by
   Why can't eagles fly
   Hey, hey, hey
   Love don't break
   23 nights of blue
   Carry me back to you -yeah

   [23 Prime Numbered Day]
   [3 + 20 Days]
"4 + 20" by Stephen Stills
   4+20 years ago
   I come into this life

   [4! years ago]
"24" by Jem
   In 24 hours they'll be
   Laying flowers
   On my life, it's over tonight
   I'm not messing no I
   Need your blessing
   And your promise to live free
   Please do it for me

   [4!]
"25 Or 6 To 4" by Chicago
   Staring blindly into space
   Getting up to splash my face
   Wanting just to stay awake
   Wondering how much I can take
   Should I try to do some more
   25 or 6 to 4

   [5-squared or 3! to 2-squared]
"29 Palms" by Robert Plant
   It comes kinda hard when I hear your voice on the radio
   Taking me back down the road that leads back to you
   29 Palms - I feel the heat of your desert heart
   Taking me back down the road that leads back to you

   [29 is a prime number]
"29 Ways" by Marc Cohn, Willie Dixon
   I got 29 ways to make it to my baby's door
   I got 29 ways to make it to my baby's door
   And if she needs me bad
   I can find about two or three more
"30 Days In The Hole" by Humble Pie
   30 days in the hole
   That's what they give you
   I know 

   [8.21% Of A Year In The Hole]
"Backside of 30" by John Conlee
   I'm on the backside of thirty and back on my own
   An empty apartment don't feel like a home
   On the backside of thirty, the short side of time
   Back on the bottom with no will to climb

   [Backside of 3 Decades]
"31 Flavors" by The Shirelles
   Got a baby who
   Can kiss in thirty-one flavors (and we like tutti-frutti best)
   I call him ice cream Joe
   He is the most delicious boy I know
   Every time his tasty lips are kissing mine
   He gives me thirty-one flavors (and we like tutti-frutti best)
"33" by Smashing Pumpkins
   speak to me in a language i can hear humour me
   before i have to go
   deep in thought i forgive everyone
   as the cluttered streets greet me once again

   [note:  33 is never used in the song]
"40" by U2
   I will sing, sing a new song
   I will sing, sing a new song
   I will sing, sing a new song
   I will sing, sing a new song

   [note:  40 is never used in the song]
"#40" by Dave Matthews Band
   Tables turned again and you my friend
   You and I face each other all time and time again
   I know it's sometimes hard, but knowing just
   that we will get along until we're old and gray
   and huddled up and doubled up we'll sit
   And laugh of times were hard
   Laugh of times when we thought all of it would end

   [note: 40 is never used in the song]
"40 Ft" by Franz Ferdinand
   Salt scales upon my drying arms
   Burn my back beneath the burning rays
   Lookingdown, looking down
   Down, down again
   La la la
   40' remain

   [Two Score Ft]
"#41" by Dave Matthews Band
   Why wontt you run
   In the rain and play
   Let the tears splash all over you

   [note:  41 is never used in the song]
   [too bad it's not the Dave Mathews Band]
"42" by Coldplay
   Those who are dead are not dead
   They're just living in my head, oh


   [note:  42 is not used in the song]
   [42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"]
"Hymn 43" by Jethro Tull
   Oh father high in heaven -- smile down upon your son
   Whose busy with his money games -- his women and his gun.

   [note:  43 is never used in the song]
   [43 is a prime number]
"43" by Mushroomhead
   calculating my miscalculations 
   ...
   insomniac, dyslexic I'm wide awake
   and I'm wondering if there is a dog 

   [note:  43 is never used in the song]
   [2 Score Plus 3]
"49 Percent" by Royksopp (from Norway; electronic music)
   49 percent
   1 percent short of half
   And less than half
   Ain't really much of nothing 

   [7-Squared Percent]
"49 Bye-Byes" by Stephen Stills
   Forty-nine reasons all in a line
   All of them good ones,
   All of them lies.
   Driftin' with my lady
   We're oldest of friends
   Need a little work, and there's fences to mend.

   [7-squared Bye-Byes]
"50 Ways To Leave Your Lover" by Paul Simon
   I'd like to help you in your struggle to be free
   There must be fifty ways to leave your lover

   [10 times 5 Ways To Leave Your Lover]
   [Half-Century Ways To Leave Your Lover]
   [Five-Decade Ways To Leave Your Lover]
"50/50" by Stephen Stills
   Love love
   That's 50/50
   Or a hundred at a time
   Love love love love
   That's 50/50
   With both of us this time 
"Highway 51 Blues" by Bob Dylan
   Well, if I should die before my time should come
   And if I should die before my time should come
   Won't you bury my body out on the Highway 51.
"Come in Number 51, Your Time is Up" by Pink Floyd
   On a trip to Cirrus Minor, saw a crater in the sun
   A thousand miles of moonlight later.

   [note:  51 is not used in the song]
   [Come in Number 100-Squared Minus 7-Square, Your Time is Up]
"51st Anniversary" by Jimi Hendrix
   A fifty years they've been married
   And they can't wait for their fifty first to roll around

   [17 Three Times Anniversary]
"Come In Number 51. Your Time Is Up" by Pink Floyd
"53rd and 3rd" by Ramones
   53rd and 3rd
   Standing on the street
   53rd and 3rd
   I'm tryin' to turn a trick
"53 Miles West of Venus" by The B52's
   no lyrics found
"I Can't Drive 55" by Sammy Hagar
   Gonna write me up a warrant 25
   Post my face wanted dead or alive
   Take my license, all that jive
   I can't drive 55! Oh No!
   Uh!

   [gonna write me up a warrant 5-squared]
   [I Can't Drive 50+5]
"Ol' 55" by Eagles
   Well, my time went to quickly
   I went lickety-splitly out to my old fifty-five
   As I pulled away slowly, feelin' so holy,
   God knows I was feelin' alive
   And now the sun's comin' up
   I'm ridin' with Lady Luck
   Freeway cars and trucks 

   [Ol' 5-Squared Plus 5]
"60 Minute Man" by Dominoes
   Sixty-minute man, sixty-minute man
   Look a here girls I'm telling you now
   They call me "Lovin' Dan"
   I rock 'em, roll 'em all night long
   I'm a sixty-minute man
   
   [1 Hour Man]
"60 Years On" by Elton John
   Who'll walk me down to church when I'm sixty years of age
   When the ragged dog they gave me has been ten years in the grave
   And senorita play guitar, play it just for you
   My rosary has broken and my beads have all slipped through

   [3 Score Years On]
"Highway 61" by Bob Dylan
   Now the fifth daughter on the twelfth night
   Told the first father that things weren't right
   My complexion she said is much too white
   He said come here and step into the light he says hmm you're right
   Let me tell the second mother this has been done
   But the second mother was with the seventh son
   And they were both out on Highway 61.

   [61 is a prime number]
   [lots of numbers:  5, 12, 1, 2 (twice), 7, 61]
"When I'm 64" by Beatles
   Will you still need me, will you still feed me
   When I'm sixty-four?

   [when I'm eight-squared?]
   [when I'm two-to-the-6th-power?]
   [when I'm 4 times 16?]
   [when I'm 2-squared times 2-squared-squared?]
   [when I'm 1000000 in binary?]
   [etc.]
"65 Love Affair" by Paul Davis
   '65 Love Affair
   When rock 'n' roll was simple and clear
   Oh, I still can hear
   I can hear it baby

   [Threescore and Five Love Affair]
"Old '67" by Elton John
   Old '67 what a time it was
   What a time of innocence, what a time we've lost
   Raise a glass and have a laugh, have a laugh or two
   Here's to old '67 and an older me and you 
"Summer Of 69" by Bryan Adams
   Those were the best days of my life
   Back in the summer of 69

   [69 implies 01969]
"Star 69" by R.E.M.
   I know you called, I know you called, 
   I know you called, I know you called, 
   I know you called, I know you hung up my line
   Star 69

   [Star 3-Score Plus 3-Square]
"75 Septembers" by Peter, Paul & Mary
   Now the fields are all four lanes
   And the moon's not just a name
   Are you more amazed at how things change
   Or how they stay the same
   And do you sit here on this porch and wonder
   How the time flies by
   Or does it seem to barely creep along
   With 75 Septembers come and gone 

   [note:  written by Cheryl Wheeler]
"86" by Green Day
   There's no return from 86
   There's no return from 86
   There's no return from 86
   Don't even try...

   [43 Doubled]
"Rocket 88" by Sam Phillips
   [Wikipedia:  Rocket 88 is a rhythm and blues song that was 
    first recorded at Sam Phillips' recording studio in Memphis, 
    Tennessee, during March of 1951.  It is claimed by some to 
    be the "first rock and roll song".]
"96 Tears" by Questionmark and the Mysterians
   Too many teardrops for one heart to be cryin
   Too many teardrops for one heart to carry on
   You're gonna cry ninety-six tears

   [24 * 4 Tears or 24 * 2-Squared Tears]
   [4-Factorial Quadrupled Tears]
   [2-to-the-5th-power Tripled Tears]
"99 Bottles of Beer"
   [From 99 down to 1]
   (number) bottles of beer on the wall
   (number) bottles of beer!
   Take one down, pass it around
   (number - 1) bottles of beer on the wall!

   [what happens at zero?]
"99 Problems" by Jay-Z
   If you're havin' girl problems i feel bad for you son
   I got 99 problems but a bitch ain't one

   [note: supplied by SCC student]
   [100 Less 1 Problems]
   [XCIC Problems]
"Ninety-Nine and a Half (Won't Do)" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
   I got to have all your love, night and day
   Not just a little part, but all of your heart, sugar
   Ninety-nine and a half just won't do
   Oh, no, no, just won't get it
"105" by Smash Mouth
   If we all drive 25
   We're getting nowhere
   If we all drive 75
   We'll get there faster
   If we all drive 105
   We'll get to heaven on time

   [5 score plus 5]
   [If we all drive CV]
"Bob Dylan's 115th Dream" by Bob Dylan
   "I think I'll call it America"
   I said as we hit the land
   I took a deep breath
   I fell down, I could not stand
   Captain Arab he started
   Writing up some deeds
   He said, "Let's set up a fort
   And start buying the place with beads"
   Just then this cop comes down the street
   Crazy as a loon
   He throw us all in jail
   For carryin' harpoons.

   [note:  115 never used in the song]
   [inserted due to Edna Parker's death at the age of 115]
"187" by Snoop Dog
   Yeah, and you don't stop,
   Cause it's 1-8-7 on a ************ cop

   [note: supplied by SCC student]
   [MathBabbler didn't know what Mr. Dogg was
    referring to with respect 1-8-7.  According
    to a Rolling Stone interview with Snoop Dogg,
    1-8-7 is L.A. slang for murder.  I guess the
    TV show "Murder She Wrote" could have been
    titled "1-8-7 She Wrote."]
"300 Pounds" by Howlin' Wolf
   Hoy! Hoy! I'm the boy
   Three hundred pounds of heavenly joy
   I'm so glad that you understand
   Three hundred pounds of muscle and man
   This is it
   This is it
   Look what you get
"Phantom 309" by Tom Waits?
   so here son, he said to me, get
   Yourself another cup of coffee, its on the
   House, you see I want you to hang on
   To that dime, yea you hang on to that
   Dime as a kind of souvenir, a
   Souvenir of big joe and phantom 309

   [Phantom 10-Squared Times 3 Plus 3-Squared]
"500% More Man" by Bo Diddley
   500%, mo' man
   A livin' dream
   Bo Diddley, baby
   Mo' man than you ever seen

   [Bo died on 2 June 2008]
"500 Miles Away From Home" by Bobby Bare
   I'm five hundred miles away from home
   Teardrops fell on mama's note when I read the things she wrote
   She said we miss you son we love you come on home
   Well I didn't have to pack I had it all right on my back
   Now I'm five hundred miles away from home
   Away from home away from home cold and tired and all alone
   Yes I'm five hundred miles away from home

   [Roman numeral D Miles Away From Home]
"808" by Blaque
   1 - 'Cause I'll be goin' boom like an 808
   Be makin' circles like a figure 8
   You know it feels good from head to toe
   Now hold on to me baby here we go
"1000 Miles From Nowhere" by Dwight Yoakam
   I'm a thousand miles from nowhere,
   Time don't matter to me.
   'Cause I'm a thousand miles from nowhere,
   And there's no place I wanna be.

   [I'm 10-cubed miles from nowhere]
   [I'm a kilo-mile from nowhere]
   [I'm sqrt(1,000,000) miles from nowhere]
   [I'm 1.6 quadrillion nano-meters from nowhere]
   [I'm binary-8 miles from nowhere]
   [I'm 80,000 chains from nowhere]
"A 1000 Miles Away" by the Heartbeats
   You're a thousand miles away-ay
   Bu-u-t I still have your love to remember you by
   Oh, my dar-ar-ar-arling, dry your eyes
   Daddy's coming home soon
   
   [You're 10-cubed miles away-ay]
"12 Hundred" by Mushroomhead
   [neither 12 nor 1200 are used in the song]
"1234" by Leslie Feist
   One, two, three, four
   Tell me that you love me more
   [...]
   One, two, three, four, five, six, nine, or ten
   Money can't buy you back the love that you had then

   [note:  1234 is never used in the song]
   [1-2-3-4]
   [I Can't Count To Ten]
"1921" by The Who (Tommy opera)
   I've got a feeling twenty-one
   Is going to be a good year.
   Especially if you and me
   See it in together.

   [note:  1921 is never used in the song]
   [113 Times 17]
   [MCMXI]
   [note:  Tommy the opera had a Y2K problem]
"1941" by Harry Nilsson
   Well in 1941 a happy father had a son
   And by 1944 the father walked right out the door
   And in '45 the mom and son were still alive
   But who could tell in '46 if the two were to survive

   [Harry Nilsson was born in 1941.]
   [Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on 12/7/1941]
"1959" by John Anderson
   I'm gonna stand by you until the end of time
   remember all of the good things
   that we shared together.
   signed- love Betty - 1959

   [signed- love Betty - 653 * sqrt(9)]
"December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)" by The 4 Seasons
   Oh, what a night, late December back in '63
   What a very special time for me
   As I remember what a night!
"1979" by Smashing Pumkins (1979 used only once in the song)
   Shakedown 1979
   Cool kids never have the time

   [10-Cubed Plus 30-Squared Plus Nine-Squared Less Two]
   [note: song title from SCC student]
"1984" by David Bowie
   Beware the savage jaw of 1984

   [10-Cubed Plus 30-Squared Plus 9-Squared Plus 3]
"1999" by Prince
   Cuz they say 2000 zero zero party over, oops, out of time!
   So 2night I'm gonna party like it's 1999!

   [2000 Minus 1]
   [10-Cubed Doubled Less One]
   [submitted by MAT082 student at SCC]
"In the Year 2525" by Zager and Evans
   In the year 2525  [5^2*10^2+5^2]
   If man is still alive.
   If woman can survive, they may find.
   In the year 3535... year 4545... year 5555... year 6565...
          year 7510... year 8510... year 9595...  
   Now it's been ten thousand years
   Man has cried a billion tears.  [how many nano-tears?]
   For what he never knew,
   now man's reign is through.

   [man has cried a giga-squared nanotears]
"9,999,999 Tears" by Dickey Lee
   That's when the first tear came
   Falling from my eyes
   I'm beginning to feel the pain
   Seeing nothing but clouds in the sky
   Got 9,999,999 tears to go
   And then I don't know if I'll be over you
   Will I be over you

   [how many tears total?]
   [if one beer per tear, then 9,999,999 beers on the wall]
"Billion Dollar Babies" by Alice Cooper
   [song ends with]
   Million dollar babies
   Billion dollar babies
   Trillion dollar babies
   Zillion dollar babies

   [million is 10^6, billion is 10^9, trillion is 10^12,
    but what's a zillion? an indeterminate large number]
   [Googol dollar babies]       [googol is 10^100]
   [Googolplex dollar babies]   [googolplex is 10^10^100]
   [Infinity dollar babies]

   [according to Carl Sagan, "A googol is precisely as far from 
                              infinity as is the number one." 
GDT::Math::Bands With Numbers In Their Names

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 18 November 2007
+ added "3 Times A Lady" on 20 December 2007
+ added "She Was 5 And He Was 10" on 30 December 2007
+ added "9 To 5" on 30 December 2007 (by Dolly Parton)
+ added "Henry The 8th, I Am" on 31 December 2007 (by Herman Hermits)
+ added "1 In A Million" on 31 December 2007 (by The Platters)
+ added "1 In A Million" on 31 December 2007 (by Hannah Montana)
+ added "4 A.M. In The Morning" on 31 December 2007 (by Gwen Stefani)
+ added "It's 4 In The Morning" on 31 December 2007 (by Faron Young)
+ added "10 Percent" on 2 January 2008 (by Grandmaster Flash)
+ added "50/50" and "12/8 Blues" on 3 January 2008 (by Stephen Stills)
+ added "Happy Birthday Sweet 16" on 6 January 2008 (by Neil Sedaka)
+ added the "1984" on 13 January 2008 (by David Bowie)
+ added "Riot In Cell Block #9" on 22 January 2008
+ added "8 x 10" on 27 January 2008 (by Bill Anderson)
+ added "49 Percent" on 27 January 2008 (by Royksopp)
+ added "1234" on 28 January 2008 (by Leslie Feist)
+ added "1979" on 28 January 2008 (by Smashing Pumkins)
+ added "99 Problems" on 28 January 2008 (by Jay-Z)
+ added "A 1000 Miles Away" on 10 February 2008 (by the Heartbeats)
+ added "187" on 10 February 2008 (by Snoop Dogg)
+ added "16 Candles" on 13 February 2008 (by Luther Dixon and Allyson Khent)
+ added "5 Feet High And Rising" on 1 March 2008 (by Johnny Cash)
+ added "Ol' 55" on 10 March 2008 (by the Eagles)
+ added "6 Days On The Road" on 27 March 2008 (by Dave Dudley)
+ added "2 4 6 8 Motorway" on 27 March 2008 (by Tom Robinson)
+ added "Highway 51 Blues" on 27 March 2008 (by Bob Dylan)
+ added "23 Days" on 31 March 2008 (by SheDaisy)
+ added "Come in Number 51, Your Time is Up" on 28 May 2008 (by Pink Floyd)
+ added "51st Anniversary" on 28 May 2008 (by Jimi Hendrix)
+ added "Phantom 309" on 29 May 2008 (by Tom Waits?)
+ added "500% More Man" on 4 June 2008 (by Bo Diddley)
+ added "7 Things (I Hate About You)" on 7 June 2008 (by Miley Cyrus)
+ added "1921" on 26 June 2008 (by The Who)
+ added "18 Til I Die" on 6 July 2008 (by Bryan Adams)
+ added "Sweet Little 16" on 9 July 2008 (by Chuck Berry)
+ added "3 AM" on 17 July 2008 (by Matchbox 20)
+ added "65 Love Affair" on 10 August 2008 (by Paul Davis)
+ added "53rd and 3rd" on 14 August 2008 (by Ramones)
+ added "53 Miles West of Venus" on 14 August 2008 (by The B52's)
+ added "Hangar 18" on 20 August 2008 (by Megadeth)
+ added "Star 69" on 24 August 2008 (by R.E.M.)
+ added "Backside of 30" on 25 August 2008 (by John Conlee)
+ added "60 Minute Man" on 18 September 2008 (by Dominoes)
+ added "60 Years On" on 18 September 2008 (by Elton John)
+ added numerous bands given to me by a student
+ added "86" on 4 November 2008 (by Green Day)
+ added "24" on 5 November 2008 (by Jem)
+ added "December, 1963" on 8 November 2008 (by The 4 Seasons)
+ added "12 Hundred" on 13 November 2008 (by Mushroomhead)
+ added "43" on 23 November 2008 (by Mushroomhead)
+ added "#41" on 23 November 2008 (by Dave Matthews Band)
+ added "Bob Dylan's 115th Dream" on 28 November 2008 (by Bob Dylan)
+ added "33" on 30 November 2008 (by Smashing Pumpkins)
+ added "75 Septembers" on 5 December 2008 (by Peter, Paul & Mary)
+ added "21st Century Life" on 5 December 2008 (by Sam Sparro)
+ added "Old '67" on 7 December 2008 (by Elton John)
+ added "16" on 7 December 2008 (by Green Day)
+ added "Rocket 88" on 12 December 2008 (by Sam Phillips)
+ added "#40" on 25 December 2008 (by Dave Matthews Band)
+ added "40" on 25 December 2008 (by U2)
+ added "Hey 19" on 18 January 2009 (by Steely Dan)
+ added "19 Forever" on 18 January 2009 (by Joe Jackson)
+ added "11:11" on 24 February 2009 (by All American Rejects)
+ added "Platform 9 3/4" on 24 February 2009 (by Harry and the Potters)
+ added "42" on 24 February 2009 (by Coldplay)
+ added "40 Ft" on 24 February 2009 (by Franz Ferdinand))
+ added "31 Flavors" on 25 February 2009 (by The Shirelles)
+ added "105" on 02 March 2009 (by Smash Mouth)
+ added "808" on 11 April 2009 (by Blaque)
+ added "6, 8, 12" on 11 April 2009 (by Brain McKnight)
+ added "500 Miles Away From Home" on 01 May 2009 (by Bobby Bare)
+ added "500 Miles Away From Home" on 01 May 2009 (by Bobby Bare)
+ added "10 Little Bottles" on 01 May 2009 (by Johnny Bond)
+ added "Apartment #9" on 18 May 2009 (by Tammy Wynette)
+ added "16th Avenue" on 01 June 2009 (by Lacy Dalton)
+ added "49 Bye-Byes" on 15 August 2009 (by Stephen Stills)
+ added "Ninety-Nine and a Half" on 15 August 2009 (by Creedence Clearwater Revival)
+ added "Three-Fifths of a Mile In 10 Seconds" on 15 August 2009 (by Jefferson Airplane)
+ added "29 Ways" on 25 December 2009 (by Marc Cohn, Willie Dixon)
+ added "300 Pounds" on 25 December 2009 (by Howlin' Wolf)
+ added "Wednesday Morning, 3 a.m." 06 April 2010 (Paul Simon)

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