Song titles in the form "[monosyllable] [monosyllable] a [monosyllable]"

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(Inspired by watching the music videos for "Head Like a Hole", "We Care a Lot", and "Fight Like a Brave" in succession -- totally unplanned and spooky!)

Tried to think of more examples, but I'm having an easier time finding near-misses: "Bird on the Wire", "I Found a Reason", "Prove It All Night"

Nature's promise vs. Simple truth (bernard snowy), Saturday, 18 September 2021 14:53 (two months ago) link

Time and a Word

that which does not chungus makes us chonger (Noodle Vague), Saturday, 18 September 2021 14:57 (two months ago) link

I Have a Dream

that which does not chungus makes us chonger (Noodle Vague), Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:00 (two months ago) link

God Shine a Light

that which does not chungus makes us chonger (Noodle Vague), Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:00 (two months ago) link

I Kissed a Girl

that which does not chungus makes us chonger (Noodle Vague), Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:01 (two months ago) link

I'm on a boat

Lily Dale, Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:02 (two months ago) link

Boom Bang a Bang

that which does not chungus makes us chonger (Noodle Vague), Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:03 (two months ago) link

I Got a Name

aegis philbin (crüt), Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:04 (two months ago) link

You've Got a Friend

aegis philbin (crüt), Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:06 (two months ago) link

Eight Days a Week

aegis philbin (crüt), Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:07 (two months ago) link

Love is a Lie

that which does not chungus makes us chonger (Noodle Vague), Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:08 (two months ago) link

I Am a Rock

that which does not chungus makes us chonger (Noodle Vague), Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:09 (two months ago) link

This Is a Low

Halfway there but for you, Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:09 (two months ago) link

I Am a Child

Halfway there but for you, Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:09 (two months ago) link

Funk Pop a Roll

J. Sam, Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:10 (two months ago) link

Word on a Wing

that which does not chungus makes us chonger (Noodle Vague), Saturday, 18 September 2021 15:12 (two months ago) link

Lord Love a Duck

the adventures of pavlo and schrödis (geoffreyess), Saturday, 18 September 2021 16:26 (two months ago) link

I Need a Man
I Had a King
Make Me a Song
Sealed with a Kiss

Josefa, Saturday, 18 September 2021 16:36 (two months ago) link

Walk like a man

The 25 Best Songs Ever Ranked In Order (Deflatormouse), Saturday, 18 September 2021 16:58 (two months ago) link

Kiss from a rose

The 25 Best Songs Ever Ranked In Order (Deflatormouse), Saturday, 18 September 2021 17:00 (two months ago) link

Two of a kind

The 25 Best Songs Ever Ranked In Order (Deflatormouse), Saturday, 18 September 2021 17:03 (two months ago) link

Thrown like a stone

The 25 Best Songs Ever Ranked In Order (Deflatormouse), Saturday, 18 September 2021 17:05 (two months ago) link

"I Need a Girl (Part One)" and "I Need a Girl (Part Two)" are off sulking in the corner of this thread

Nature's promise vs. Simple truth (bernard snowy), Saturday, 18 September 2021 17:12 (two months ago) link

Let's buy a bridge
Let's build a car

The 25 Best Songs Ever Ranked In Order (Deflatormouse), Saturday, 18 September 2021 17:14 (two months ago) link

Give peace a chance

The 25 Best Songs Ever Ranked In Order (Deflatormouse), Saturday, 18 September 2021 17:16 (two months ago) link

She's Got a Way
She Has a Way

Josefa, Saturday, 18 September 2021 17:16 (two months ago) link

"Room with a View" (either the Let's Active or the Imperial Teen song)

Nature's promise vs. Simple truth (bernard snowy), Saturday, 18 September 2021 17:16 (two months ago) link

O Can a Da

Josefa, Saturday, 18 September 2021 17:19 (two months ago) link

Feels like a lie (Joywave)

kinder, Saturday, 18 September 2021 18:07 (two months ago) link

I Want a Dog

Mr. Snrub, Saturday, 18 September 2021 18:16 (two months ago) link

Love is a place (Metric)
Me and a gun (Tori Amos)

kinder, Saturday, 18 September 2021 18:17 (two months ago) link

I Need a Beat

Mr. Snrub, Saturday, 18 September 2021 18:18 (two months ago) link

Piss Up a Rope

Mr. Snrub, Saturday, 18 September 2021 18:19 (two months ago) link

speak like a child (Style Council)
Son of a Gun

kinder, Saturday, 18 September 2021 18:19 (two months ago) link

Was it a lie? (Sleater Kinney)
You'll Find A Way (Santigold)

kinder, Saturday, 18 September 2021 18:25 (two months ago) link

We Got the Beat

Hideous Lump, Saturday, 18 September 2021 18:51 (two months ago) link

We Are The Clash

Mark G, Saturday, 18 September 2021 20:14 (two months ago) link

Oh, not 'the'?

Mark G, Saturday, 18 September 2021 20:15 (two months ago) link

Heart Like a Wheel

juristic person (morrisp), Saturday, 18 September 2021 20:35 (two months ago) link

"This Is A Call"

Mark G, Saturday, 18 September 2021 20:37 (two months ago) link

Let’s Have a War

juristic person (morrisp), Saturday, 18 September 2021 20:37 (two months ago) link

Free as a Bird
Fly Like a Bird

juristic person (morrisp), Saturday, 18 September 2021 20:57 (two months ago) link

I'm like a bird

kinder, Saturday, 18 September 2021 21:54 (two months ago) link

freak on a leash

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Saturday, 18 September 2021 21:58 (two months ago) link

Shah Shah a Go go.

(sshh)

Mark G, Saturday, 18 September 2021 22:22 (two months ago) link

Three Times a Lady

it's gonna take a spiracle (Matt #2), Saturday, 18 September 2021 22:42 (two months ago) link

Give It a Whirl (Split Enz)

it's gonna take a spiracle (Matt #2), Saturday, 18 September 2021 22:44 (two months ago) link

Caught in a Dream (Alice Cooper)

it's gonna take a spiracle (Matt #2), Saturday, 18 September 2021 22:46 (two months ago) link

Sick as a dog
Rage in a cage
Fly like a eagle

henry s, Sunday, 19 September 2021 00:04 (two months ago) link

One At a Time
We Got a Hit

(Who songs; neither great, but “One” is one of their worst.)

Montgomery Burns' Jazz (Tarfumes The Escape Goat), Sunday, 19 September 2021 00:45 (two months ago) link

I Saw a Light
Give Me a Break

Marty J. Bilge (Old Lunch), Sunday, 19 September 2021 01:06 (two months ago) link

Ten Cents a Dance

Josefa, Sunday, 19 September 2021 01:26 (two months ago) link

We Bought a Zoo
Snakes on a Plane
…oh wait, those are films

juristic person (morrisp), Sunday, 19 September 2021 03:02 (two months ago) link

Is this a it?

The 25 Best Songs Ever Ranked In Order (Deflatormouse), Sunday, 19 September 2021 03:34 (two months ago) link

Heart like a wheel
Head like a hole
Ace of a spades
Heart shaped a box
Here comes a man

The 25 Best Songs Ever Ranked In Order (Deflatormouse), Sunday, 19 September 2021 04:24 (two months ago) link

Start me a joke

The 25 Best Songs Ever Ranked In Order (Deflatormouse), Sunday, 19 September 2021 04:26 (two months ago) link

Peel Me a Grape

Hideous Lump, Sunday, 19 September 2021 04:48 (two months ago) link

When the Pawn Hits the Conflicts He Thinks Like a King What He Knows Throws the Blows When He Goes to the Fight and He'll Win the Whole Thing 'fore He Enters the Ring There's No Body to Batter When Your Mind Is Your Might So When You Go Solo, You Hold Your Own Hand and Remember That Depth Is the Greatest of Heights and If You Know Where You Stand, Then You Know Where to Land and If You Fall It Won't Matter, Cuz You'll Know That You're a Right

Porking level G4 (Boring, Maryland), Sunday, 19 September 2021 04:52 (two months ago) link

Death Is a Star
Is It a Star?
Fuck Like a Beast

Halfway there but for you, Sunday, 19 September 2021 13:58 (two months ago) link

We've written a song

henry s, Sunday, 19 September 2021 14:17 (two months ago) link

er,

We wrote a song
Just needs a beat

henry s, Sunday, 19 September 2021 14:19 (two months ago) link

Boom Bang a Bang

(must have been done already?)

Mark G, Sunday, 19 September 2021 18:10 (two months ago) link

ooooh I just came up with a good one:

Ted Leo & the Pharmacists - "Stove by a Whale"

Nature's promise vs. Simple truth (bernard snowy), Monday, 20 September 2021 17:58 (two months ago) link

Shame On A Nuh

Paul, Monday, 20 September 2021 18:05 (two months ago) link

If only "Send Me An Angel" were "Send Me A Bat"

... (Eazy), Monday, 20 September 2021 22:10 (two months ago) link

I've Been A Mess

Mr. Cacciatore (Moodles), Monday, 20 September 2021 22:30 (two months ago) link

You're Just A Baby

Mr. Cacciatore (Moodles), Monday, 20 September 2021 22:34 (two months ago) link

i got a man

grove street (party) direction (voodoo chili), Monday, 20 September 2021 22:35 (two months ago) link

oops, not monosyllable

Mr. Cacciatore (Moodles), Monday, 20 September 2021 22:35 (two months ago) link

Back of a Car

Mr. Cacciatore (Moodles), Monday, 20 September 2021 22:36 (two months ago) link

Dick in a Box

Halfway there but for you, Tuesday, 21 September 2021 01:14 (two months ago) link

holy shit came to post that!

assert (matttkkkk), Tuesday, 21 September 2021 02:33 (two months ago) link

"You're just a ....." (The Ruts)

Mark G, Tuesday, 21 September 2021 09:16 (two months ago) link

Saved by a Waif

feed me with your chips (zchyrs), Tuesday, 21 September 2021 21:49 (two months ago) link

I Found a Love

swim, Tuesday, 21 September 2021 22:18 (two months ago) link

"I Fought a Law"

swim, Tuesday, 21 September 2021 22:18 (two months ago) link

Pure cool 80s:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4fYKSvBMqQ

... (Eazy), Wednesday, 22 September 2021 01:01 (two months ago) link


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