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Catchy tunes, silly songs and sheer camp

  1. Sep 2, 2006 #1

    arildno

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    OK, this thread is not devoted to "Best songs", "Most moving piece of music" or suchlike deep issues.
    Rather, it is devoted to delightful (or ridiculous) trivia music.
    I'll start out with two:
    The incomparable Eartha Kitt and her "Where is my man?":
    [MEDIA=youtube]abMx3EoXCr0[/MEDIA] [Broken]
    and Boney M's tune that contains the poetic gem "Rasputin-Russia's greatest love machine":
    [MEDIA=youtube]r3XW6iMHYHo[/MEDIA] [Broken]

    Enjoy at your peril! :smile:
     
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  3. Sep 2, 2006 #2

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    I dunno if there was a music video done for this one. You'll have to watch it playing to "Firefly":

    "[MEDIA=youtube [Broken]
     
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  4. Sep 2, 2006 #3

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    It's not a song, but one of my favortes - the yep-yep Sesame Street Martians

    [MEDIA=youtube]MKX0RN19zc0[/MEDIA] [Broken]
     
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  5. Sep 2, 2006 #4

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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
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  6. Sep 2, 2006 #5

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    Two out of three isn't bad!:approve:
    It wasn't exactly camp, though..
     
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  7. Sep 2, 2006 #6

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    Groucho Marx cat video [MEDIA=youtube]ixTVI2UcirQ[/MEDIA]&NR [Broken]
     
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  8. Sep 2, 2006 #7

    SpaceTiger

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    I didn't read that as a requirement. :tongue2:
     
  9. Sep 2, 2006 #8

    arildno

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    I merely gave an impartial&objective analysis of your contribution.
    Besides, I liked it.
    :smile:
     
  10. Sep 2, 2006 #9

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    Well, I'm glad.

    Another of my favorite silly songs (and videos):

    "[MEDIA=youtube [Broken]
     
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  11. Sep 2, 2006 #10

    Monique

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    A tune that is miserably catchy, about an internet bot named anna :rolleyes:
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/640x480/261317 [Broken]
     
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  12. Sep 2, 2006 #11

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    And of course, Trio's immortal "Da da da":
    [MEDIA=youtube]0V-Fbio2J_k[/MEDIA] [Broken]
     
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  13. Sep 2, 2006 #12

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    Cyrus originally posted this in another thread. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4127052275270670304&q=kid+webcam&hl=en [Broken]
     
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  14. Sep 2, 2006 #13

    Evo

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    That was cute.
     
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  15. Sep 3, 2006 #14

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    :biggrin:
    Well then, you asked for it:
    [MEDIA=youtube]IqxumHvUkWw[/MEDIA] [Broken]
     
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  16. Sep 3, 2006 #15

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    :rofl: :rofl: That was great!!
     
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  17. Sep 3, 2006 #16

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    [MEDIA=youtube]iWEzW4yWre0[/MEDIA] [Broken]
     
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  18. Sep 4, 2006 #17

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    This is clearly the best version of "Tainted Love":
    [MEDIA=youtube]oEh5pWjcWCg[/MEDIA] [Broken]

    And while we're at it, here's the original (banned)"Relax" video:
    [MEDIA=youtube]yPLrXFw76Qg[/MEDIA] [Broken]
     
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  19. Sep 4, 2006 #18

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    How about an amazing song about Building Sites?

    http://www.myspace.com/trilogyofsexy

    There's a video on the right, half way down or so.

    Moonbear and Evo and Danger and Astronuc, in particular you guys need to see this!
     
  20. Sep 4, 2006 #19

    Integral

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    "http://www.harrynilsson.com/page-son-of-schmilsson-stereophonic-lp.html" [Broken] by Harry Nilsson is full of good spoof songs.

    There is the country sounding "Joy"

    in part:
    "Joy to the world was a beautiful girl, but to me Joy meant only sorrow"


    Rockn' "You'r Breaking my heart"

    "You'r breaking my heart, your tearing it apart so F... You."

    I could not help of think of "Spaceman" while the Astronauts were stuck on the Space station after the Columbia diaster:

    "Going round and round when you go'na let me come down."

    The war protest song. "Ambush"

    "We sang our song until the enemy opened fire, now we don't sing our song no more" sic

    "I'd rather be Dead" about being an invalid sang with back up by a chior from an old folks home."

    I"d rather be dead, I'd rather be dead then wet the bed"

    Sorry for not having all the lyrics, or even links to them. I was amazed to hear "You'r Breaking My Heart" in the sound track of "Breakfast on Pluto" a pretty recent movie.
     
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  21. Sep 4, 2006 #20

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    "Cat in the Kettle" by Weird Al Yankovic (parody of Harry Chapins's "Cat in the cradle")

    [MEDIA=youtube]wOy2QCssTaI[/MEDIA]&mode=related&search= [Broken]
     
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