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Old 06-11-2015, 03:57 PM
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I keep hearing snippets from Reggie Watt's TED talk. Yeah, he starts with the spoken word, but he's got a few beatbox tunes buried in there. Keep watching.
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The old Michel Sardou song "Le Vole" (I Fly) sung by French singer Louane Emera in this scene from the excellent film La Famille Belier. We watched this last weekend, and the song has stayed with me. The film is about a high-school student who is the only one in her farm family not deaf, and she turns out to be a gifted singer. Her school's choir director tries to get her into a special school in Paris.

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I've managed to replace one TV theme song with another. Friday at work I was filling out paperwork for three agents who were splitting a case. The client's name was Cleveland, and I had to put in the client's name in multiple places on three separate pieces of paperwork. Take a guess what song I've had stuck in my head since then...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmSW-OM8h8c
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I've managed to replace one TV theme song with another. Friday at work I was filling out paperwork for three agents who were splitting a case. The client's name was Cleveland, and I had to put in the client's name in multiple places on three separate pieces of paperwork. Take a guess what song I've had stuck in my head since then...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmSW-OM8h8c
Aw, I guessed wrong.
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Old 06-14-2015, 02:02 PM
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Old 06-14-2015, 02:43 PM
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"Yours, Yours, Yours" from 1776, which I saw at a dinner theater last Friday.
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Old 06-14-2015, 10:58 PM
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In the year 2525
If man is still alive
If woman can survive
They may find

In the year 3535
Ain't gonna need to tell the truth, tell no lies
Everything you think, do, and say
Is in the pill you took today

In the year 4545
Ain't gonna need your teeth, won't need your eyes
You won't find a thing to chew
Nobody's gonna look at you

In the year 5555
Your arms are hanging limp at your sides
Your legs got nothing to do
Some machine is doing that for you

In the year 6565
Ain't gonna need no husband, won't need no wife
You'll pick your son, pick your daughter too
From the bottom of a long glass tube' Whoooa

In the year 7510
If God's a-comin' he ought to make it by then
Maybe he'll look around himself and say
Guess it's time for the Judgement day

In the year 8510
God is gonna shake his mighty head then
He'll either say I'm pleased where man has been
Or tear it down and start again

In the year 9595
I'm kinda wondering if man is gonna be alive
He's taken everything this old earth can give
And he ain't put back nothing

Now it's been 10, 000 years
Man has cried a billion tears
For what he never knew
Now man's reign is through
But through eternal night
The twinkling of starlight
So very far away
Maybe it's only yesterday

In the year 2525
If man is still alive
If woman can survive
They may thrive

In the year 3535
Ain't gonna need to tell the truth, tell no lies
Everything you think, do or say
Is in the pill you took today....(fading...)
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Old 06-15-2015, 05:46 AM
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In the year 2525...
I've long known these lyrics ain't Shakespeare, but I'd never realized how truly bad they are until reading the text.


mmm
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Old 06-15-2015, 05:48 AM
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I've long known these lyrics ain't Shakespeare, but I'd never realized how truly bad they are until reading the text.
Yeah no wonder it was a One Hit Wonder, but it's a catchy tune.
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Sedona. At least it doesn't bug me too much. Been in my head for a week.
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Old 07-15-2015, 07:26 AM
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For a few days now...

Goodbye to Rosie the queen of Corona
See you, me and Julio down by the school yard
See you, me and Julio down by the school yard
See you, me and Julio down by the school yard
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Old 07-15-2015, 09:07 AM
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I usually have a song going on inside the ol' cranium, but for some reason--after reading all about Ta-Nihisi Coates and his new book--I keep saying, aloud and in my head, "Ta Nihisi Coates."
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Old 07-15-2015, 10:00 AM
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Her name is Lola, Lola Falana.
She never has been to Havana.

(You get the picture)
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I just skipped over a thread called Has anyone on here been to Spain?, moved to the next forum and see this thread.

No, I've never been to Spain but I kinda like the music.
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Old 07-15-2015, 11:45 AM
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Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin - the theme song to the movie High Noon

just the "Until I shoot Frank Miller dead" line at the end. I can never remember the rest.

In searching for that clip I found so many versions without that line. Little is more maddening than an earworm when the lyric that is stuck in your head isn't in the version of the song you find. I knew I wasn't mis-remembering it.
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Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter.

(I'm actually kind of enjoying this one.)
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Old 07-15-2015, 12:04 PM
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wait... I mean http://bit.ly/1bVHOex ....
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Old 07-15-2015, 01:36 PM
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...and it just changed....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4xjr9v5ehk

"Keep away old man, you won't fool me
You and your history won't rule me!
You might have been a fighter, but admit you failed,
I'm not affected by your blackmail...!
You won't blackmail me...."
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Old 07-15-2015, 01:54 PM
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Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin - the theme song to the movie High Noon

just the "Until I shoot Frank Miller dead" line at the end. I can never remember the rest.

In searching for that clip I found so many versions without that line. Little is more maddening than an earworm when the lyric that is stuck in your head isn't in the version of the song you find. I knew I wasn't mis-remembering it.
Who is Frank Miller?

Sung by Frankie Laine:
https://play.google.com/music/previe...gnid=kp-lyrics
Do not forsake me, oh my darlin'
On this, our weddin' day
Do not forsake me, oh my darlin'
Wait, wait along

I do not know what fate awaits me
I only know I must be brave
And I must face a man who hates me
Or lie a coward, a craven coward
Or lie a coward in my grave

Oh, to be torn 'tweenst love and duty
Supposin' I lose my fair-haired beauty
Look at that big hand move along
Nearin' high noon

He made a vow while in state prison
Vowed it would be my life or his
An' I'm not afraid of death but oh
What will I do if you leave me?

Do not forsake me, oh my darlin'
You made that promise as a bride
Do not forsake me, oh my darlin'
Although you're grievin', don't think of leavin'
Now that I need you by my side

Wait along, wait along
(Wait along)
Wait along, wait along
(Wait along, wait along)
(Wait along, wait along, wait along)



I ain't Frank Miller. Don't shoot me dead.
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Old 07-15-2015, 04:53 PM
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Marian the Librarian from The Music Man, alternating with It's a Fine Life from Oliver!. I watched musicals this weekend.

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An oldie but a goodie - Non più andrai, getting stuck in people's heads since 1786.

I saw The Marriage of Figaro on July 5.
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In the aeroplane over the sea by Neutral Milk Hotel. I heard it in the car yesterday and it's been stuck ever since.
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Old 07-15-2015, 06:16 PM
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Van Morrison's Moon Dance:

Well, it's a marvelous night for a Moondance
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A fantabulous night to make romance
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Old 07-15-2015, 06:19 PM
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Who is Frank Miller?
The main bad dude in High Noon.

Played by Ian MacDonald (1914–1978)
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Old 07-15-2015, 06:34 PM
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Van Morrison's Moon Dance:

Well, it's a marvelous night for a Moondance
With the stars up above in your eyes
A fantabulous night to make romance
'Neath the cover of October skies
Darn you!

That song Always reminds me of the Fall, when the winds are starting to shift before winter.
The old WNEW used to play that song on nights when the dry leaves overhead rustled on their branches and the wind seems to say, "C'mon! I Dare you...!"
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Today it's Yesterday - The Beatles.

Heard it at a funeral today. Better than getting a local ad jingle in my head for days. The worst - it's like a parasite!
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Old 07-16-2015, 09:36 AM
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The way you love me, Faith Hill.

Specifically, this part:

You're the million reasons why
There's love reflecting in my eyes


And I hate this song - it's one that I actively change the station if it comes on the radio. Ugh.
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Old 07-16-2015, 09:38 AM
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Al-most Naaaked Animals!"

[If you don't recognise it, count yourself lucky.]
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ALL OF THESE THINGS MADE ME WHO I AM
MAYBE ALL OF THESE THINGS MADE ME WHO I AM
MAYBE ALL OF THESE THINGS MADE ME WHO I AM
AND I AM...


Yes, it has to be in capslock.
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When I was young, it seemed that life was so wonderful,
A miracle, oh it was beautiful, magical.
And all the birds in the trees, well they'd be singing so happily,
Joyfully, playfully watching me.
But then they send me away to teach me how to be sensible,
Logical, responsible, practical.
And they showed me a world where I could be so dependable,
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I've been humming "Daddy Could Swear (I Declare)" ever since I heard it on my shuffle this morning on the way to work.
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"Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye. I have it in my head after watching a Game of Thrones parody video called "A Character I Used to Know."
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After about three weeks of Abba's Chiquitita, I'm in another brief lull.

Yeah, when I get an ear worm, I get it good.
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Well, it was Madness by Muse. I've been listening to that while I run - it's actually an excellent running song. After I started typing it switched to Counting Stars by One Republic. Then I unfortunately scrolled down before hitting submit. Thanks to TreacherousCretin, I now have "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" stuck in my head. Dammit. Fortunately my earworms wander off when distracted by shiny, new earworms. But that means I could have a very ugly new earworm stuck in there.

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Old 07-16-2015, 03:22 PM
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Heard it three days ago, and it's been stuck in there ever since:

Gangnam Style - Psy

Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeey, sexy lady!
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Who is Frank Miller?
...
Do not forsake me, oh my darlin'
You made that promise as a bride
Do not forsake me, oh my darlin'
Although you're grievin', don't think of leavin'
Now that I need you by my side

Wait along, wait along
(Wait along)
Wait along, wait along
(Wait along, wait along)
(Wait along, wait along, wait along)[/I]


I ain't Frank Miller. Don't shoot me dead.
Many versions don't have the Frank Miller line. But the movie does.

The last verse in the movie goes:

Quote:
Do not forsake me O my darlin’
You made that promise when we wed.
Do not forsake me O my darlin’
Although you’re grievin’, I can’t be leavin’
Until I shoot Frank Miller dead.
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God help me. It's "I want to be Bobby's girl."
Oh you poor thing - you have my sympathy on that one

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Old 07-17-2015, 11:49 AM
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Old 07-17-2015, 03:15 PM
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I've been reading Right Ho, Jeeves, which reminded me of how well Hugh Laurie and Stephen Frye played the characters. I looked up some bits on youtube for fun, and made the mistake of clicking on Bertie Wooster singing "Tweet Tweet", a silly 1929 novelty song.

Unfortunately, the maddeningly catchy tune has been stuck playing in an endless loop in my cranium ever since.
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