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#436008 - 10/31/17 06:50 AM [Songwriting] Palindromes in song writing
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This came up recently in a local topic and I though it worthy of sharing.

Given that a palindrome sentence is a word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backwards as forwards, Weird Al Yankovic managed to capture a song's worth in 'Bob'

Lyrics Here.

Song, here.

A little bit clever, that's for sure.

I think my favorite is "A Toyota's a Toyota" crazy
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#436049 - 10/31/17 11:59 AM [Songwriting] Re: Palindromes in song writing [Re: VideoTrack]
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ABBA did pretty well with it too wink
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#436315 - 11/02/17 11:26 AM [Songwriting] Re: Palindromes in song writing [Re: VideoTrack]
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+++ World's longest palindrome +++ (click link to see), courtesy of computer scientist Peter Norvig. If someone is ready to write their magnum opus, here are the words. It will be a long piece of music, and as it is mostly just a long list of nouns, would probably have a similar effect as the songs "Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)" by Reunion, Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start The Fire", or Neil Diamond's "Done Too Soon":

Reference: https://www.dailydot.com/debug/worlds-longest-palindrome-sentence/


Edited by jford (11/02/17 11:29 AM)
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#436403 - 11/03/17 06:34 AM [Songwriting] Re: Palindromes in song writing [Re: VideoTrack]
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Complex palindromes require, IMHO, infinite patience and/or unique upstairs wiring.
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#439156 - 11/21/17 09:00 AM [Songwriting] Re: Palindromes in song writing [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
Complex palindromes require, IMHO, infinite patience and/or unique upstairs wiring.



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