Talk:Carry On Wayward Son

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Question[edit]

question: Is it carry on wayward son, or carry on my wayward son?

It's Carry On Wayward Son, no my. --VPeric (talk) 09:07, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

Adding a viable source, the Kansas official website (http://www.kansasband.com/about.html#anchor4) the title is officially "Carry On Wayward Son" but the lyrics clearly say "carry on my wayward son" throughout the song. http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=2452 — Preceding unsigned comment added by 166.249.196.83 (talk) 23:02, 30 September 2012 (UTC)

Christian rock song[edit]

My dad was into them at the time this song came out an it has Christian lyric content so is it christian? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 207.119.82.216 (talk) 03:34, 23 April 2008 (UTC)

Songs don't practice religion, people do. Toddst1 (talk) 15:03, 18 May 2010 (UTC)

Should the page be moved?[edit]

"On" shouldn't be capitalized in the title.. RandySavageFTW (talk) 22:09, 29 May 2008 (UTC)

It is correct as is..."carry on" is a two-part phrasal verb and in such cases, both words should be capitalized in a title. --Wolfer68 (talk) 00:26, 3 August 2008 (UTC)

stub?[edit]

The page is kind of short i was wondering if any one thinks that it should count as a stub? Alinkinthefuture (talk) 14:28, 4 May 2009 (UTC)

Drawn Together Reference[edit]

This is completely fictitious as there is no episode in drawn together where anyone uses this song. even the episode mentioned does not exist as per List_of_Drawn_Together_episodes —Preceding unsigned comment added by 122.57.211.91 (talk) 00:18, 11 June 2009 (UTC)

That's the problem with adding nonsense like trivia and worse is not having it referenced by reliable sources. Toddst1 (talk) 15:04, 18 May 2010 (UTC)

Trivia[edit]

This article is 90% trivia about where the song has appeared in other media. I think that section should be removed. Toddst1 (talk) 17:05, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Seeing no objections, I have done so. and am depositing the detritus here for posterity. Toddst1 (talk) 15:01, 18 May 2010 (UTC)

Why exactly do you feel that all of this perfectly valid information should have been removed? It is information. Last I checked, this is an encyclopedia. If you feel it should be placed somewhere for "posterity", would that place not be, by definition, the article itself? If people come here looking for a reference to where the song was used, why shouldn't they be able to find that information? Your action seems baseless and excessively heavy-handed. Many other articles contain long lists of popular culture references. In particular, and why I happened to check this article, the song is very popular with the viewers of the show Supernatural, which did have a reference included before you removed it. So, using your standard, if I don't see any "discussion" or "objections" in four days I'm restoring your so-called "detritus". Sdr (talk) 04:08, 19 June 2013 (UTC)

Be sure and find WP:RS for each if you do. We have this policy you may have heard about called WP:V. Just because you think you heard it while you were watching TV, doesn't cut it. Toddst1 (talk) 12:00, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
IMDB explicitly falls under WP:USERGENERATED. I've removed the additions cited using that source. Toddst1 (talk) 00:57, 26 June 2013 (UTC)