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Old 06-02-2015, 05:22 AM
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Quick, what's your current earworm?


Bonus point awarded if you can identify why and when it burrowed itself into your ear.

Mine is "Good Morning" from 'Singin' in the Rain'. I think I heard it in a television commercial a few days ago and it has latched on pretty tightly.


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Old 06-02-2015, 05:42 AM
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I have 2 that are taking turns chewing up my eardrums: Maroon 5 - Sugar and Otis Redding - Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
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Old 06-02-2015, 05:55 AM
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Sloop John B - The Beach Boys. At least this one isn't a bad one to have...
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Old 06-02-2015, 06:08 AM
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Trailers for sale or rent..........

have no idea why that one sticks in me ear.
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Old 06-02-2015, 06:23 AM
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Honey I'm Good.

It's playing a lot on the radio and it was used for a really fun dance on Dancing with the stars this last season.
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Old 06-02-2015, 06:31 AM
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Careless Whispers by Wham!

Specifically the "guilty feet have got no rhythm" part.
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Old 06-02-2015, 07:18 AM
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Trailers for sale or rent..........

have no idea why that one sticks in me ear.
I get that one every few months. I drive over an hour to get my haircut (long story). There is a trailer (tractor trailer variety) that someone isn't currently using. The owner spray painted the side of the trailer, "Trailor (sic) For Sale Or Rent". Every time I see it, boom.

(My gf thinks the wording is intentional. I'm not so sure.)
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Old 06-02-2015, 07:26 AM
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For the past few days, since I heard that Hollywood is planning a life-action adaptation of the old animated series "Johnny Quest", I have had the original tune from the show bouncing around in my head (if you're too young to have heard it, it's on you tube--make sure you have the original series, not one of the follow-ons).
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Old 06-02-2015, 07:41 AM
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"Windy," by The Association. I get it every now and then.
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Old 06-02-2015, 08:59 AM
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Currently: Chopin: Nocturne ops 9 Number 2

Not as much earworm as internal calming process........
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:09 AM
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The instrumental New-Agey tune played while I'm doing the jigsaw puzzle on the computer.
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:12 AM
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I actually had Kendrick Lamar's "The Spiteful Chant" in my head right the moment I read the thread's title.
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:31 AM
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Yesterday in the Bruce Jenner thread when I read "Vanity Fair" it reminded me of Sly Stone's It's a Family Affair... and that's been in my ear ever since.
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:53 AM
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The past two days three songs have been on repeat in my brain:

1) REM -- Stand -- I woke up yesterday with it in my head after having a dream where it was background music;

2) Pussycat Dolls -- Don't Cha -- no idea where it came from -- don't even really like the Pussycat Dolls; and

3) Van Halen -- Tattoo -- I get this one often because I can substitute the "Tattoo Tattoo" chorus with so many other things.
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:56 AM
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Bob's Diner

And it's been years since it was stuck there...and then this thread happened.
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:59 AM
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Landslide, Fleetwood Mac
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Old 06-02-2015, 10:03 AM
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Old 06-02-2015, 11:05 AM
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Trailers for sale or rent..........

have no idea why that one sticks in me ear.
I just replace that one with this one from MST3K's Danger!!Death Ray. You can too!

http://youtu.be/L0J0XuaG5MM

ba ba da pa da da, dadadadadadda da, ba pa da pa da da dadadadadda da, ba da da da (bing) ba dadada ba da da da...
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Old 06-02-2015, 11:15 AM
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No one here will ever have heard of mine.

It's from some bizarre animated short called The Island of The Skog that my kids have been watching.

My earworm is the national anthem that the Skog and the mice write for their island.

"Shout it once
Shout it twice
Friends forever!
Skog and Mice!
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Old 06-02-2015, 11:34 AM
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Sunday's anthem.... And All The People Said Amen.... and it's driving me mad. No problems all the weeks we practiced it, but then Sunday we had the band from the Contemporary Worship Service accompany us, and it changed from a gospel tune to country, with a drumbeat during the (almost) a capella section that was very reminiscent of some 70's hit I can't quite remember, and now I can't get it out of my freakin' head. I don't really like this song. I want it gone.
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Old 06-02-2015, 11:36 AM
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Dolly Parton's Jolene, which got stuck there after watching Whip It and seeing this scene (terrible, horrible video shakiness, but it's the only one I found)
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Old 06-02-2015, 12:01 PM
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At this very moment I don't have a true earworm working, but for several days recently I was captivated by Ordinarius - Disseram que voltei americanizada and thus the entire set of the group's YouTube offerings.

I even posted about it elsewhere.

I was also impressed enough by Bob Dylan : "The Night We Called It a Day" - David Letterman that I revisited versions by Diana Krall and Frank Sinatra. The damn song is as old as I am!
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Old 06-02-2015, 12:52 PM
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"Into the Mystic" by Van Morrison.

At least it's a song I like.
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Old 06-02-2015, 12:57 PM
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Kiss From a Rose, from the revived mondegreen thread in Cafe Society!
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Old 06-02-2015, 01:14 PM
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I'm actually enjoying a brief, earworm-free hiatus. Knowing me though, one'll pop up any time now.

We watched "Three Coins in the Fountain" the weekend before last, so that song was strong in my mind until just a few days ago. And then "My Girl" somehow wormed its way in as "Three Coins" was letting up. And then "Bali Hai" from "South Pacific" for some reason, edged in too.

Yeah, I generally get the old stuff like that. You kids with your newfangled earworms better stay off my lawn!
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Old 06-02-2015, 01:32 PM
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Oddly enough, my latest earworm is an actual worm (but not an actual doctor): They Might Be Giants' "Dr. Worm."
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Thanks to someone who posted it on here, I'm stuck with this earworm- and I have to look up the translation just to understand it.
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Old 06-02-2015, 03:04 PM
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Spin Doctors - Little Miss Can't be Wrong

Heard it on the radio yesterday and it just popped back into my head.
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Old 06-02-2015, 04:45 PM
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"The Official Bransle," aka "Ding Dong, Merrily on High."
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Old 06-02-2015, 04:52 PM
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Now it's "Say Goodbye to Hollywood".
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Coldplay's Fix You, specifically the choral arrangement we're performing this weekend. I just have the nanananas bit, though. Ugh.
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Old 06-02-2015, 05:33 PM
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Currently: Chopin: Nocturne ops 9 Number 2

Not as much earworm as internal calming process........
Ooo...I had that one going through my head for weeks at a time at various times in my life. Beautiful tune.

Well, with Hawks on their way to the Stanley Cup Finals, I haven't been able to get Chelsea Dagger by the Fratellis out of my head. I can't imagine just how goddamned annoying it must be to fans of other teams when that song starts playing at the United Center after a Blackhawks goal, but whoever picked out that song is a genius.
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I definitely had something when I opened the thread but I read the other posts and now it's gone. In a few minutes I'll leave the office and it will be Bésame Mucho because I'll pass through a door that has the work besame on it for some reason.
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Old 06-02-2015, 06:23 PM
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"This Magic Moment" by The Drifters.

I have no idea why.
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Old 06-02-2015, 06:27 PM
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This old man, he played one, he played knick-knack on my thumb, with a knick-knack paddy whack, give the dog a bone. This old man came rolling home.

I have no idea how it got there, but I've got a four and six year old running around the house, so I can sort of imagine.
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At this instant, my daughter is preparing for an audition with Disney Cruise ships which takes place tomorrow. So my current earworm is Waiting For My Dearie from Brigadoon (debuted by her great aunt in March of 1947).
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"Far From Any Road," better known as the theme song used for True Detective.

Dunno why.
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The theme song from "WKRP in Cincinnati". No idea why. Sorry about that everyone who now has it in their head too.
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Several of these songs I don't know. Any other thread I'd hunt them down. But not this one.
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Old 06-02-2015, 07:51 PM
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Now playing: The theme from the Andy Griffith Show.

I have a feeling this one's going to have its mail forwarded to my head.


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Right now it's alternating between Blind Guardian's Lord of the Rings* and this unusual version of a Disney song.**

*At work we use "MOR" as shorthand and whenever I see that I think of the "Mordor" part of that song.
**When I'm at work and I'm angry thinking of this song helps calm me down.

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Thanks to someone who posted it on here, I'm stuck with this earworm- and I have to look up the translation just to understand it.
I considered going to see Baby Metal live... then I saw that the tickets cost over $60, which is too damn expensive for a novelty act.
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"This Magic Moment" by The Drifters.

I have no idea why.
Been there.
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What I woke up with this morning:

Let's go to the mall (yes, Robin Sparkles)
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Billy Joel's Keeping the Faith. Only for some reason, in my brain, I keep singing, "Pieces of Eighhhhhhhhht - Yeah, yeah, yeah - Pieces of Eighhht".

Ridiculous 80's music video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ph7o...=RDph7oZnBH05s
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I have Van Morrison's Moondance stuck in my head.

I hope it never gets out.
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I have a mash-up of Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' and Outkast's 'Hey Ya!' going. Shake shake shake, shake shake shake.
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Jimmy Fallon and Will Farrell's Tight Pantsis always coming and going in and out of my head on account of all the young dude's here with there skinny cut trousers. It's all I can do to stop myself from doing the actual dance some times.
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Old 06-03-2015, 08:42 AM
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Besides a certain obscure television theme song, my latest earworm is Suspicion Bells by Effigy.
Don’t know why it popped into my head suddenly yesterday. Maybe relationship issues.
Anyway, when I went to YouTube to listen to it for the first time in more than a decade, I was kinda disappointed. I remembered it as being a bit grittier that it really is. Still like it OK.

(My constantly recurring earworm is a song that probably no one knows and that I will probably never find again. Don’t even know its name or the name of the band.)
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