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Songs that get stuck in your head forever (you may not want to read this)

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by j, Aug 23, 2006.

  1. Alter

    Alter Distinguished Member

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    I've never seen the movie, so it reminds me more of player pianos. And those people that, when they see a piano, feel compelled to play the one thing they know, and it's always that song.

    You should see the movie. It's great and the clothes are excellent.
     


  2. Nantucket Red

    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    I've never seen the movie, so it reminds me more of player pianos. And those people that, when they see a piano, feel compelled to play the one thing they know, and it's always that song.

    More often it's Chopsticks -- the most grating thing ever composed for wankers who can't really play the piano.

    Then there's the Moonlight Sonata. I just got off the phone, where I was put on hold and forced to listen to an insipid electronic tone version of this. It very nearly succeeded in drowning out Mandy, but, alas, not quite.
     


  3. acidboy

    acidboy Stylish Dinosaur

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    here are some of my embarassingly stuck-in-the-head songs

    secret lovers - atlantic starr
    who's johnny - el debarge
    ice ice baby - vanilla ice
    informer - snow
    body rock - maria vidal
    the hussle - van mccoy
    i feel for you - chaka khan
    thats what friends are for - stevie wonder & friends
    faithfully - journey
    beth - kiss

    and because of my 3 year old:
    elmo's world theme
    dora the explorer theme
    that damn barney 'i love you, you love me' song!
     


  4. Alter

    Alter Distinguished Member

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    and because of my 3 year old:
    elmo's world theme
    dora the explorer theme
    that damn barney 'i love you, you love me' song!


    And.."Thomas, we love you".[​IMG]

    I have a 4 year old.
     


  5. Saucemaster

    Saucemaster Sized Down 2

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    I used to, all the time, when I was in the jazz band and listened to jazz a lot in high school. "Don't get around much anymore" was one of them that I specifically remember.

    That gets stuck in my head all the goddamn time. The melody is really hooky. I played jazz trombone in high school, so that probably explains it.
     


  6. j

    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    I now have "Cum on Feel the Noize" stuck in my head from someone's comment about my avatar.

    In the same vein, I also often get "You've Got Another Thing Comin'" by Judas Priest, which I think is a really great song, stuck in my head. "Living After Midnight" isn't quite as catchy, but it's a good one too.
     


  7. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    Whenever I hear True by Spandau Ballet it is in my head for months.
    Me too! Argh! You made it start!

    Crazy by Gnarls Barkley

    j. -- so what is the cat in your avatar listening to? He's gettin' pretty jiggy.
     


  8. j

    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    According to the email forward I found him in, he's a 'hardcore' cat, but he's Dutch, so what that adds up to, I have no idea. I think he bumps along with Judas Priest pretty well, though.
     


  9. countdemoney

    countdemoney Distinguished Member

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    Great thread.

    Good Call on Mandy: "you came and you gave without taking . . ."

    "Jet" by McCartney and wings.
    "And jet, I thought the only Lonely place was on the moon. Jet!"
     


  10. j

    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    "I can dreeeam about yooouuu... if I can't [hold you?] toniiiight..."

    Some joker did this at karaoke the other night [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


  11. gamelan

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    holy cow, the theme to the Backyardigans.

    -Jeff
     


  12. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Distinguished Member

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    el debarge!! *gaaah* (runs in circles screaming and pulling hair)

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Cherish - Kool & the Gang

    Rock Steady - the Whispers

    Let's Hear it for the Boy - Denise Williams

    **** "he don't score at bowl-a-rama / still you gotta thank his mama"...was that really in the song?? :O
     


  13. Nantucket Red

    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    Great thread.

    Good Call on Mandy: "you came and you gave without taking . . ."

    "Jet" by McCartney and wings.
    "And jet, I thought the only Lonely place was on the moon. Jet!"


    Oh, good lord yes! In fact any of those Paul McCartney & Wings numbers from the early 70s is a good candidate. Silly Love Songs just about tops my shit list.

    And yesterday, just when I thought things couldn't get any worse with Mandy, I got home from an evening out with "The Farmer in the Dell" going through my head (WTF??). I didn't have the heart to blame it on the margaritas.

    The lowest of the low, however, is Kumbaya. If that ever gets stuck in my head, I may end up bludgeoning myself to death with a blunt instrument.
     


  14. Matt

    Matt [email protected]

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    following on a similar tip to my Rancid nomination, I heard 'Knowledge' by Operation Ivy tonight for the first time in years. It may be in my head til like Tuesday now.
     


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    P-I-D-D-Y by P Diddy(If that really is his name now)
    He got the whole world in his hand
     


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