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What song are you listening to?

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by C172, Nov 20, 2014.

  1. Aussie Willy

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    Voting started last week in the Triple J Hottest 100 - the worlds largest musical democracy or so they say.

    This year here are my 10 tracks that I voted for. Tough choice. But I am proud to say most of them are Australian artists and fantastic ones at that. They are really worth checking out.

    Ball Park Music - Nihilist Party Anthem
    Big Scary - The Opposite Of Us
    Gretta Ray - Drive
    K.Flay - Blood In The Cut
    Montaigne - Because I Love You
    SAFIA - Make Them Wheels Roll
    Running Touch - Courtesy Of.
    Tash Sultana - Jungle
    Tigertown - Lonely Cities
    RUFUS - Say A Prayer For Me

    My number one song for this year is Gretta Ray Drive. She is a 17 year old school student who won Triple J Unearthed. Her songwriting and vocal ability belies someone of her age and I wouldn't be surprised if she takes out the top spot in the countdown. Really brilliant.
     
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  3. paskatefan

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    A Chanukah parody of "Hamilton" by the Maccabeats, an acapella group!
     
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  4. twinsissv

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    'Careless Whisper'...sounds so sad...now.
    New meaning to those lyrics...
    "...now that you're gone..."
    (SEEMS LIKE I'M NEVER GONNA SMILE AGAIN...) :(
     
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  5. Simone411

    Simone411 I'm Clippy. I love Ashley and Janny!

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  6. icie

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  7. Nomad

    Nomad Celebrity cheese-monger

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  9. Susan1

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    Act Naturally (I still have that 45)

    The top SELLING songs of 1973 were on this morning -

    thought to started writing down at:
    #4 - Killing Me Softly - Robert Flack
    #3 - Bad Bad Leroy Brown - Jim Croce
    #2 - Lord Help Me Jesus - Kris Kristofferson
    (I'm familiar with the song, but I don't remember hearing it on the popular radio station back then. They said something about how it didn't make the top of the surveys, but it SOLD the third most copies of the year. Strange.)
    #1 - Tie a Yellow Ribbon - Tony Orlando and Dawn

    (earlier in the show, they played My Love by Paul. I remember that being the #1 song of the year on our local radio station countdown.)
     
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  10. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller #1 Dick Button Fan

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    Beethoven's "Ode to Joy"!!!
    :cheer:
     
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  12. Simone411

    Simone411 I'm Clippy. I love Ashley and Janny!

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  13. Weve3

    Weve3 I'll be swimming to Senior B's! Happy off-season!

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    101 Strings Orchestra (reel to reel compilation) A great treat!
     
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  14. paskatefan

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    The Radetsky March - our local PBS stations didn't air the New Year's concert from Vienna last night:wuzrobbed, so I need to listen to the music from it on one of our CDs from previous years.
     
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  15. Susan1

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    Steppin Out - John Lennon
     
  16. Susan1

    Susan1 Well-Known Member

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    O.k. - not very many people post to this thread, so ask around please! :)

    Looooong explanation - I just heard Got To Get You into My Life (Breakfast with the Beatles). Every time I hear that song it reminds me of some song that is something about the guy saying someday we'll get married and have a house with a big red dog in the yard (OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT!!!!!!). Also the song More Today Than Yesterday by Spiral Starecase (yes, it's not "staircase") makes my mind go to that song. That song was from 1969 (I've looked this stuff up before) and the Beatles song is from 1966. The songs don't sound alike at all, so I always think they must have just been playing the old Beatles song on the radio at the time. And this could have been later than 1969 if they were playing other old songs too.

    AND I can picture being in the backseat with my parents and we were going to the Parkmoor restaurant near the corner of S. Dixie and Stroop (if you know south of Dayton), which has been gone since the 80s, and leaning forward between the front seats (seatbelts - what seatbelts?) to hear the song. I can see and hear this as clearly as if it happened yesterday. (Do you ever hear songs you've heard a million times and remember one specific time?) I don't know if I ever heard that song on the radio again.

    Anyway, I've been trying to figure out what this song is for years. I've searched by every combination. It's not Clifford. :) It's not Me and You and a Dog Named Boo. It doesn't really sound like either of the two songs that remind me of it. It's more floaty or waltzy, but Breakfast with the Beatles just ended and I turned off the radio and I can't even make the parts of the song it sounds like come into my head now. Only actually hearing those two songs triggers it. This has been going on for years so I don't think it's a new psychosis or brain tumor or anything!! :)

    Any ideas?

    "Susan the strange"
     
  17. Simone411

    Simone411 I'm Clippy. I love Ashley and Janny!

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    @Susan1 I could only think of one song. I don't know if it's the song you're thinking of, though! :)

    Sweet Life by Paul Davis.
     
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  18. Weve3

    Weve3 I'll be swimming to Senior B's! Happy off-season!

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    Currently playing, Pretty Blue Eyes - Eric Clapton, from his There's One in Every Crowd album (1975)

    The whole album/cd -- great!!!! :)
     
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  19. Simone411

    Simone411 I'm Clippy. I love Ashley and Janny!

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    Thought of one more song. If it isn't this one, then I'm not sure. I still loved listening to both versions again!

    Betcha By Golly Wow - The Stylistics

    Betcha By Golly Wow - remake by Aaron Neville
     
  20. Susan1

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    Thanks, but no. I know the songs you mentioned really well. This song was more 60s popish, like you can bop your head side to side. :eek: :)

    I'm thinking this mystery song was earlier than 1969 but when More Today Than Yesterday came out, it reminded me of the song.

    I'm seeing a house on top of a hill with a white picket fence around the bottom of the hill (guess that was for the big red dog!!!!!!!) every time I think about trying to remember the song.

    Maybe it was a recurring dream from my childhood? Sheesh. :wall:
     
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  21. Weve3

    Weve3 I'll be swimming to Senior B's! Happy off-season!

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    Come Dancing - Jeff Beck, from his Wired album (1976)
     
  22. MacMadame

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    When I'm Small by Phantogram.
     
  23. Weve3

    Weve3 I'll be swimming to Senior B's! Happy off-season!

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    99 Miles from L.A. - Art Garfunkel
     
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  25. cocotaffy

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  26. Susan1

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    From Me to You - Beatles
    while I was typing that .........
    This is Love - George
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    had to come back - She's Leaving Home
     
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  27. Nell411

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  28. icie

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    Art Garfunkel - All I Know