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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #60 on: April 14, 2018, 06:45:56 AM »
And

The shadow on the wall tells me the sun is going down....

Love that song!
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #61 on: April 14, 2018, 01:00:15 PM »

The shadow on the wall tells me the sun is going down....

Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town.

Written by Mel Tillis, made into a hit by Kenny Rogers and the First Edition

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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #62 on: April 14, 2018, 01:27:02 PM »
Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town.

Written by Mel Tillis, made into a hit by Kenny Rogers and the First Edition
Correct! I first heard it at a friend's when I was about 12.....  10 years ago   ;D ;D
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #63 on: April 14, 2018, 01:28:24 PM »
Oh I wish I was there tonight on Jost Van Dyke
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #64 on: April 14, 2018, 01:32:06 PM »
Oh I wish I was there tonight on Jost Van Dyke
Are these song lyrics?
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #65 on: April 14, 2018, 01:35:02 PM »
yes
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #66 on: April 14, 2018, 02:02:36 PM »
Most of the selections so far (there are exceptions) are songs and, mostly, artists I've not heard of (not my genre(s)) but a couple were very familiar. So here's one that perhaps is not so commonly known:

"And would you spend your life away
Collecting great treasures
So you'd be safe someday?"

Artist:
Song:
Author:
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #67 on: April 14, 2018, 02:06:09 PM »
Oh I wish I was there tonight on Jost Van Dyke
I used to be so good at this when I was younger....
Got the artist, but that's all.
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #68 on: April 14, 2018, 02:28:04 PM »
I wouldnít have known this but I had the pleasure of visiting the place referenced in the song and this artistís music was playing. I already had the album but the lyrics didnít mean anything to me before my visit
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #69 on: April 14, 2018, 03:09:23 PM »
I was laughing horizontally in my lean and lusty youth.
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« Reply #70 on: April 14, 2018, 03:15:45 PM »
Easy one:

Sharks gotta swim, bats gotta fly
I gotta love one woman 'till I die
To Ed or Dick or Bob, she may be just a slob
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #71 on: April 14, 2018, 03:45:11 PM »
Counting flowers on the wall, that don't bother me at all.  Playing Solitaire till dawn, with a deck of fifty-one.  Smoking cigarettes and watching Captain Kangaroo.  Now, don't tell me I've nothing to do.
Flowers on the Wall, Statler Bros. 1966
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« Reply #72 on: April 14, 2018, 03:47:12 PM »
Pink Floyd


Next:
"In the garden of eden baby"
There is no hit song that has that lyric. People misheard Inna Gadda Da Vida. So did the drunk lead singer.
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« Reply #73 on: April 14, 2018, 03:48:08 PM »
If tin whistles are made of tin, what are foghorns made of?
Does Your Chewing Gum Loose It's Flavor On The BedPost Overnight. Lonnie Donnegan early sixties.
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« Reply #74 on: April 14, 2018, 04:19:37 PM »
There is no hit song that has that lyric. People misheard Inna Gadda Da Vida. So did the drunk lead singer.
Tom, technically you are right.
My generation, my close friends know this theme song by both names and understood the story. We referred to it by both names.
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #75 on: April 15, 2018, 10:26:31 PM »
There's a giant doing cartwells, a statue wearing high heels
Look at all the happy creatures dancing on the lawn.
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #76 on: April 15, 2018, 10:37:31 PM »
There's a giant doing cartwells, a statue wearing high heels
Look at all the happy creatures dancing on the lawn.

CCR

Looking out my back door.
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #77 on: April 15, 2018, 10:41:28 PM »
There's a giant doing cartwells, a statue wearing high heels
Look at all the happy creatures dancing on the lawn.


Oh man. First rock band I started listening to in high school, had many of their albums which I played on my Heathkit portable record player (which I modified with a headphone jack so I could do a better job ruining my hearing :-\ ). Still had to Google it.
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #78 on: April 15, 2018, 11:03:03 PM »
OK, here is one with a bit of trivia afterwards.

I've been drivin' all night, my hand's wet on the wheel
There's a voice in my head that drives my heel
It's my baby callin', says, "I need you here"
And it's a half past four and I'm shiftin' gear
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« Reply #79 on: April 15, 2018, 11:08:59 PM »
OK, here is one with a bit of trivia afterwards.

I've been drivin' all night, my hand's wet on the wheel
There's a voice in my head that drives my heel
It's my baby callin', says, "I need you here"
And it's a half past four and I'm shiftin' gear

I know the song name, but cant think of the artist.  My memory i fading....

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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #80 on: April 15, 2018, 11:09:58 PM »
Radar Love by Golden Earring (had to Google the artist).

I love CCR's next line:

Dinosaur Victrola, listening to Buck Owens
Doo, doo, doo  lookin' out my back door.

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« Reply #81 on: April 15, 2018, 11:13:25 PM »
At six a.m. this morning, oh the man knocked at my door
I screamed in his ear, I'm not the guy you're looking for...

I heard this song when I was in Viet-Nam.  Cant say I heard it before or since.
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« Reply #82 on: April 16, 2018, 12:11:28 AM »
Radar Love by Golden Earring (had to Google the artist).

Yep, we have a winner! The trivia: 20 years ago Diane and I were getting married. I buddy in the back was in charge of the music, just had to punch numbers on a CD Juke Box.  It's time for the wedding march, everyone's in place, Diane is waiting in the back. The music starts, my buddy missed the number.  Yep, Radar Love starts blasting out of the speakers!  The guests were all really impressed!
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #83 on: April 16, 2018, 04:20:30 AM »
Here is lyrics from a Beatles song that no one will get without the help of Google:

The Dutchess of Kircaldy always smiling
And arriving late for tea
The Duke was having problems
With a message at the local Bird and Bee.
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #84 on: April 16, 2018, 09:29:10 PM »
Too easy I'm sure, but meaningful:

"Well, I'm here to tell you now, each and every mother's son
That you better learn it fast, you better learn it young
'Cause someday never comes"
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Re: Fun stuff maybe. ID song and artist
« Reply #85 on: April 20, 2018, 09:14:16 AM »
you got me wonderin' baby, who's making dirty dishes with you?

Nobody got this one,so...
Albert Collins, too many dirty dishes.

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« Reply #86 on: April 20, 2018, 10:30:56 AM »
Too easy I'm sure, but meaningful:

"Well, I'm here to tell you now, each and every mother's son
That you better learn it fast, you better learn it young
'Cause someday never comes"
Fogerty/CCR
Someday never comes
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