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Old 01-28-2016, 08:39 AM
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Right at this moment? "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor.

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Old 01-28-2016, 08:49 AM
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Old 01-28-2016, 09:10 AM
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Yesterday there were two separate announcements over the hospital overhead speakers for someone to move their white Lincoln out of the emergency department turnaround.

I mentioned to a younger colleague that "son, you're gonna drive me to drinkin', if you don't move that freakin' white Lincoln". She didn't get the reference, so I had to pull up a recording on YouTube.

Not a bad earworm as such things go.
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Old 01-28-2016, 09:14 AM
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Why'd you tell me this...

I'm reading Carly Simon's frank and detailed memoir and this line keeps occurring to me. Sung in her gorgeous voice, thankfully, not mine.
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Old 01-28-2016, 04:22 PM
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Chris Cornell, "Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart"

I recently put together a "Best of 2015" disc for my kid sister, so a lot of the songs on it are playing bumper cars in my head these days.
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Old 01-28-2016, 08:35 PM
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Not an actual song, but a mashup of sorts a friend made up whilst about ten beers in.
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Old 01-28-2016, 08:40 PM
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Sorry for double post... Anyway, it's "Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves" but to the tune of the main riff of "Iron Man" by Black Sabbath...

"GYP-SIES, TRAMPS AND THIEVES...
that'swhatthey'dcallus in the town,
(They'dcallus)
GYP-SIES, TRAMPS AND THIEVES..."

(I apologize in advance for the horror I have just awakened in some's mind's ears...)
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I Love To Love (But My Baby Loves to Dance) by Tina Charles, because I just finished watching River on Netflix.
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Old 01-28-2016, 11:29 PM
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Old 01-29-2016, 10:06 PM
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Old 01-30-2016, 08:39 AM
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Sorry for double post... Anyway, it's "Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves" but to the tune of the main riff of "Iron Man" by Black Sabbath...

"GYP-SIES, TRAMPS AND THIEVES...
that'swhatthey'dcallus in the town,
(They'dcallus)
GYP-SIES, TRAMPS AND THIEVES..."

(I apologize in advance for the horror I have just awakened in some's mind's ears...)
I kinda like that.

Mine, right now, is Toto's Africa. I doesn't go away easily.


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Old 01-30-2016, 10:18 AM
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An English country dance tune called Newcastle.
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Old 01-31-2016, 09:57 AM
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Old 01-31-2016, 11:37 AM
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Well it had been "In My Life" by the Beatles for a few days but all morning long this morning it's " Romeo's Tune" by Steve Forbert. But that's only because I saw him and Leo Kottke last night. I'm sure it will be something different soon.
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Old 01-31-2016, 11:47 AM
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From the file of bizarre and completely unexplained earworms:

I now have in my head the Wagner tune sung by Elmer J. Fudd - "Kill the wabbit, kill the wabbit, kill the wabbit..."
Well it didn't take long to replace Romeo.
Don't know yet if I should thank you or curse you.
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For the last week or so, I find that Birdhouse In Your Soul from They Might Be Giants has infested my brain. I'm not a big TMBG fan, but this one has occupied my brain for quite a while.

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Sara, by Bob Dylan.

Arrived out of the clear blue. I like it lots, so I'll let it stay a while.


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Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, "A Night in Tunisia" (especially Blakey's thrashing drum attack leading up to Wayne Shorter's weaving sax during the opening 1:30).
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Old 02-03-2016, 03:09 AM
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Classical Gas!
The Mason Williams version, of course. But Glen Campbell's is pretty good too.

Mason Williams: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mREi_Bb85Sk

Glen Campbell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kh0F2sMcr_4
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So all day yesterday it was Pennsylvania Polka, of course.

But ... it's still there. C'mon brain, it's not Groundhog Day anymore. It's like I'm having the same earworm day after day.
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Old 02-05-2016, 07:51 AM
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The Temptations' "Ain't Too Proud To Beg," for no apparent reason.
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Old 02-05-2016, 10:13 AM
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Thanks to that thread elsewhere in the forum about Czech music, Jožin z bažin.
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Old 02-05-2016, 10:14 AM
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The last week of December I put together a playlist on YouTube of Christmas songs to get in the holiday spirit. Today is February 5 and I still have "Little Drummer Boy" and "Mary, Did You Know?" by Pentatonix playing in my head at least twice a day every day.
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Thanks to that thread elsewhere in the forum about Czech music, Jožin z bažin.
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Old 02-05-2016, 03:38 PM
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The best earworms do do that.
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Old 02-05-2016, 03:52 PM
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Today? Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself."

Could be worse. After I the first time I saw A Clockwork Orange, I had "Singing in the Rain" worming my ears for three days.
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"Will the Circle be Unbroken". I just picked up the mandolin and this is one of the songs I'm learning so I've been playing it over and over and over again.
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It was this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0uZBBvaKGc

Thankfully it got replaced by this, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YH5Arbm47IQ , it still tries to creep in, but I think I got it whipped
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It's now morphed to this cover of Taylor Swift's Shake It Off, as done by the Screaming Females.
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Old 02-07-2016, 06:38 AM
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Starman, by David Bowie

Because of this cool Super Bowl commercial that will air later today, in the 1st quarter: Audi Heads to Space With a Stirring Super Bowl Ad Set to David Bowie's 'Starman'.

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So sing us a song we all know. FFO: TTTYG.
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"Hello" by Adele, and "Wish I Could Fly" by Roxette, both of which I've only just discovered in the past couple weeks.
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For me it's "Hot Sugar - The girls that stole my Tamagotchi". Really great to listen to on a rough monday morning

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Back in November I watched the Man in the High Castle on Amazon. Episode 4 began with a song that had a 1940s vibe so I dove into some research.

Turns out the song was Mac the Knife.

Inexplicably I found myself singing some weird lyrics that in no way at all matched the blood saturated ballad that is the true version of the song. Something about a clock striking midnight kept up its aggravating rotation.

Further research brought to light the fact that McDonalds had hijacked the tune back in the 1980s with its own whitewashed version to sell Big Macs and these were the lyrics that first inserted themselves into my earworm playback.

When I first read the actual lyrics I was amazed. Murder depicted in striking detail with bolts of unexpected humor (lies a body just oozin life - Eek!). Lyrics seem on a different plane than the music. A great lesson to use when explaining the meaning of incongruity.

If one ignores the words it's a jaunty little piece hence the earworm infection.

It comes and goes with me frequently adding to my own discomfort. For some reason. I complained about this earworm to a coworker with the result of having him whistle it randomly during the day. No doubt this contributes to Mac taking up real estate in my head.

This is not the oddest earworm to wriggle itself into my mental arena.
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Люсьена Овчинникова - Старый Клен


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I keep going back to YouTube lately to listen to John Williams's "Rey's Theme" from Star Wars: The Force Awakens: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65As1V0vQDM

Also "Cecilia and the Satellite" by Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkh6q9-RkDE

And Sam Smith's Oscar-nominated "Writing's on the Wall" from Spectre: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jzDnsjYv9A
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Chris Cornell, "Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart"

I recently put together a "Best of 2015" disc for my kid sister, so a lot of the songs on it are playing bumper cars in my head these days.
I love this song.

I have something more annoying than any of you: the soft kitty song from Big Bang Theory.

Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur
Sleepy kitty, happy kitty, purr purr purr

HATE IT MAKE IT STOP
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Sometimes, when I'm driving to work, I think of The Terrills and The Hannasseys.
Who'd stand up to "The Major"? Who'd leave Buck Hannassay to go suck eggs? Who'd stand up to either of them day after day...?

Oh, probably no one....
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Oh, my GAWD, all day long, today, "Everything is Food, Food, Food, Food, Food" from the Robin Williams/Shelley Duvall Popeye.

I will gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today...
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