Songs With Classic Spoken

Andy Warhol by David Bowie

Hunky Dory features this ode to the eccentric artist, beginning with Bowie trying various pronunciations of the name in the title.

Love Me I’m A Liberal by Phil Ochs

“Every American community has various shades of political commentary,” protest singer Ochs says in the intro to this classic. “The shadiest of these is the liberals, twenty five degrees left of center when times are good, but twenty five degrees to the right of center when it affects them personally.”

Ballroom Blitz by the Sweet

Lead singer Brian Connelly starts off this stadium favorite by addressing his fellow band members, asking “Are you ready Steve? Andy? Mick? All right, fellas, let’s go!”

The Cover of the Rolling Stone by Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show

You can hear the guys in the band discussing their reaction to making the front page, saying “Ah, I don’t believe it, ha ha, just look, don’t touch it, man.”

While My Guitar Gently Weeps by The Beatles

As “Bungalow Bill” fades out, its successor on the White Album starts out with George Harrison yelling “Hey all!” before the unforgettable piano joins with Eric Clapton’s slow hand on the strings.

One of My Turns by Pink Floyd

Toni Tennille speaks at the beginning of this highlight from The Wall, as she asks the troubled main character questions like “Are all these your guitars?” and “Do you want to take a bath?”

Daydream Believer by the Monkees

After Davy Jones asks his pals which track is on tap, all three reply that it is seven-A. He then tells them tat they are picking on him because he is short.