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Despite what your ears may tell you, The Ramones wanted to be sedated (not "a piece of bacon"). There probably isn't one among us who hasn't turned to the oracles of the web to vanquish a pesky mondegreen, and Google's starting to make that process just a little easier. If you search for a song's lyrics on Google, you might see those words will appear atop the rest of those results without so much as a single extra click needed. Just like that, Google has started sticking it to all those terribly obnoxious, ad-laden lyrics sites gumming up the web. Oh happy day. Catch is, Google's pulling that info straight from the Play Store... or rather, the handful of Play Store song listings that have lyrics associated with them. That means the vast majority of songs you search for won't return lyrics -- most of The Rolling Stones' discography didn't turn up more informative results, while searches for MC Hammer's "Can't Touch This" and Eartha Kitt's "Santa Baby" yielded paydirt. Looks like the folks in Mountain View really have their musical priorities straight.

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