Best Songs Ever

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Polish folk. Stylized and rather modern, but with an interesting hint of the original sound.
 
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I like the energy :smile:
 
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I have to admit, I never quite understood the lyrics of this Beatles song. Now that I found this video which spells them out, I understand them perfectly.

Come Together. (BTW, if you don't add text for the title and artist/band, it can't be searched.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfI4111pc0s
 
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Trivia about the album cover. Crosby, Stills, and Nash found this old house with the couch in front in Santa Monica, later realized that Crosby and Nash were on opposite sides from the album title, but when they went back to retake the photo, that house was gone, so they used the original photo. These days, they probably could have photoshopped it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DUqplxIcNk
 
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I have to admit, I never quite understood the lyrics of this Beatles song. Now that I found this video which spells them out, I understand them perfectly.

Come Together. (BTW, if you don't add text for the title and artist/band, it can't be searched.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfI4111pc0s
hmmmm... Like you, I never really payed attention to the lyrics. (I had to watch/read it twice, and google a few terms: "walrus gumboot"?)

I think it can be interpreted, in, uh, hmm, different ways.

"boot" is a Canadian word, isn't it?

As in; "What's this all aboot"?

Thank you South West. I needed a good laugh. :wink:

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ps. can't figure out the "armchair".... perhaps it's a British thing. Does anyone know how to get ahold of Woolie? ee's old enough to know these things.
hmmmm.....
Never mind. I figured out the arm chair.
 
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hmmmm... Like you, I never really payed attention to the lyrics. (I had to watch/read it twice, and google a few terms: "walrus gumboot"?)

I think it can be interpreted, in, uh, hmm, different ways.

"boot" is a Canadian word, isn't it?

As in; "What's this all aboot"?
Yes. "Gumboot" means "about gum". The inversion is due to the French influence on Canadian.

Thank you South West. I needed a good laugh. :wink:
You're welcome. I wish I could share my insights aboot this song, but it's just too complex for me to express.
 
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Isn't Hotmail (the email service) named after the same kind of lyrical babble from "Happiness is a warm gun"
 
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Not sure why I still like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mE2aIUnevI​

Someone once gave me a stare one day at work, when I filled my fountain drink with ice, soda water, two flavors of tea, lemonade, lemon-lime soda, and a spritz of Pepsi.

I gave him the stare back, and said; "I like my sodas, like my wine*: complex"

I suppose it's the same with my music.

*I don't drink wine, but I've heard that's how the wine-nerds describe things.
 
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While we're clearing up misheard lyrics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIwrgAnx6Q8
 
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While we're clearing up misheard lyrics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIwrgAnx6Q8
:bugeye:

I did not know that.

I wonder what the following people are singing about?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBaHPND2QJg​
 
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This is a lot more pop-ish than I usually like, but I still like it! She's very young, only 16, but her voice is deep like an older woman's.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlcIKh6sBtc
I like that one, great voice, great singing! And good song too, I think. And I found a semi-live version of it here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7T64Qo3bdU
 
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I like that one, great voice, great singing! And good song too, I think. And I found a semi-live version of it here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7T64Qo3bdU
I heard this song on the radio the day after Lisab posted it, on my way to work.

I felt very privileged, to have been given a preview.

ps. Did I share that someone at work slammed the radio off, when I said I'd never understood the words to the Red Hot Chilli Peppers song, Scar Tissue, and kept going "Whip, werp, derp, derp, derp, doooo, dooo, and..... dooooooooooo"?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGObF2q63Ew

dkotschessaa might understand.
 
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCLpLWcX2cg


From a few years back.
 
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCLpLWcX2cg


From a few years back.
I remember the movie, but not this song.

Oh wait. It's coming back.......

hmmm......

IIIIII'mmmmmmm having flashbacks.......

Today was a strange day, indeed.............

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_0di2IL440

Odd that he only lived to be 40.

We need to reintroduce "movie night" back to PF. Bagdad Cafe, rocked. :smile:

and Jack was in both!
 
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I remember the movie, but not this song.
Funny, I don't remember the movie but I remember the song! And not just remember it. It plays in my head at random times maybe a couple times a month. Just one of those 'stick with ya' songs.

Now about the movie...I remember I really liked it. Looks like I have to do some searching...
 
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Funny, I don't remember the movie but I remember the song! And not just remember it. It plays in my head at random times maybe a couple times a month. Just one of those 'stick with ya' songs.

Now about the movie...I remember I really liked it. Looks like I have to do some searching...
I also remember very little about the movie.

All I can remember was that it was an exceptional movie.

hmm... until springtime.... hibernate safely. :smile:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98P-gu_vMRc
 
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The mention of Tim Minchin in a recent thread made me think of these other "awesome" Australian musical comedians. Since the "4 chords" feature in so many hit songs, I figure the following belongs in this thread:

Axis of Awesome, "4 Chord Song".
I've seen the guy in the middle (Jordan Raskopoulos) in other things. He's an underrated comic genius.
 
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I'd almost forgotten this one: Crash Test Dummies, "MMM, MMM, MMM, MMM".

The live version below is a little different (and better, imho) than the usual one.
 
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In the words of one commenter:

Antonio Ávila Escobedo said:
No fancy lightting effects
No dancers
No choirs
No special effects.
Just a guitar and (real) talent.
 
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I don't think that the band Sound Cage ever made a full version of Higher (or Higher Ground?), so all there is this version for a car commercial. I've read somewhere that it was also used in the movie Jumper.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGOm8bCFBvo
 
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I don't think that the band Sound Cage ever made a full version of Higher (or Higher Ground?), so all there is this version for a car commercial. I've read somewhere that it was also used in the movie Jumper.
How do you follow a car ad? With some bluegrass of course! The Earl Scruggs Band with Steve Martin playing Foggy Mountain Breakdown. Saturns were made in Tennessee.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icMTVV5Lwaw
 
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