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Sad Songs

  1. May 22, 2010 #1

    Evo

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    All right all you closet Emos, what are some of your favorite sad songs?

    When I found out that this song was about a dog that drowned, it really made me sad. :cry:



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5Wpn3dFrEs

    Another day is at end
    Mama says she's tired again
    No one can even begin to tell her
    I hardly know what to say
    But maybe it's better that way
    If Papa were here I'm sure he'd tell her

    Shannon is gone I heard
    She's drifting out to sea
    She always loved to swim away
    Maybe she'll find an island
    With a shaded tree
    Just like the one in our backyard

    Mama tries hard to pretend
    That things will get better again
    Somehow she's keepin' it all inside her
    But finally the tears fill our eyes
    And I know that somewhere tonight
    She knows how much we really miss her

    Shannon is gone I heard
    She's drifting out to sea
    She always loved to swim away
    Maybe she'll find an island
    With a shaded tree
    Just like the one in our back yard ...
    Just like the one in our back yard .........
     
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  3. May 22, 2010 #2

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    I used to sing this to my little sister to make her cry.



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdPR8gq3NsA
     
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  4. May 22, 2010 #3
    On Top of Spaghetti

    On top of spaghetti,
    All covered with cheese,
    I lost my poor meatball,
    When somebody sneezed.

    It rolled off the table,
    And on to the floor,
    And then my poor meatball,
    Rolled out of the door.

    It rolled in the garden,
    And under a bush,
    And then my poor meatball,
    Was nothing but mush.

    The mush was as tasty
    As tasty could be,
    And then the next summer,
    It grew into a tree.

    The tree was all covered,
    All covered with moss,
    And on it grew meatballs,
    And tomato sauce.

    So if you eat spaghetti,
    All covered with cheese,
    Hold on to your meatball,
    Whenever you sneeze.
     
  5. May 22, 2010 #4


    Counting Crows Murder of One
     
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  6. May 22, 2010 #5
    Dolly Parton - Jolene

     
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  7. May 22, 2010 #6
    Secret Garden - In Our Tears
     
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  8. May 22, 2010 #7
    Many of Alice Cooper's songs. :yuck: Am I confusing sad with disgusting? :devil:


    Qualified: Former Alice Freak :biggrin:
     
  9. May 22, 2010 #8

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    Very sad.
     
  10. May 22, 2010 #9
    Evo I knew there was some reason why I kept thinking your name was emo :)
     
  11. May 22, 2010 #10

    Evo

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    Emo Evo :frown:
     
  12. May 22, 2010 #11

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    90's list:

    Pearl Jam - Last Kiss


    Verve Pipe - The Freshman


    Eric Clapton - Tears in Heaven


    Fiona Apple - Across the Universe


    Radiohead - Exit Music for a Film


    Gary Jules - Mad World
     
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  13. May 22, 2010 #12
    So why did you pick your song emo... er.... evo.
     
  14. May 22, 2010 #13

    Evo

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    Which one?
     
  15. May 22, 2010 #14

    Evo

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    Great list. I *love* Pearl Jam.
     
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  16. May 22, 2010 #15
    The first one you said something about dogs so does that mean it reminds you of one you had?
     
  17. May 22, 2010 #16

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    Hmm I could mention Lynyrd Skynyrd - Simple Man, Police - I'll be missing you. Hmm Im gonna keep editing this post, but I hope no teenager commits suicide because of what he hears below:

    Westlife - Tonight


    Staind - Its Been A While


    Dave Matthews - Gravedigger


    Thom Yorke - Analyse


    Imogen Heap - The Moment I said it


    Slovo - Whisper


    Sigur Rós-Sæglópur


    Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here


    REM - Everybody Hurts


    Linkin Park - Session


    The Beatles - Let it Be


    John Mayer - Dreaming With A Broken Heart


    Maxwell - This Woman's Work
     
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  18. May 22, 2010 #17

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    No, songs about animals dying makes me sad.
     
  19. May 22, 2010 #18
    To me this is about as sad as we get.
    The Earth Song, Michael Jackson
     
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  20. May 22, 2010 #19
    I Will Remember You


    Angel


    I believe some of the songs she wrote/sang were after she lost her mother/got divorced.
     
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  21. May 22, 2010 #20
    The cover by Cash, with the imagery of his wife...

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    This song is always sad, but this is heartbreaking:

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    Also sad: Danny Boy

    The Parting Glass: "Since it fell into my lot, that I should rise and you should not. I gently rise and softly call, Good Night and Joy be to you all."
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  22. May 22, 2010 #21
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    The nicest song made heartbreaking. Watch it all, or right to 3:40

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  23. May 22, 2010 #22

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  24. May 22, 2010 #23
    Molly Malone of course:

    "In Dublin's fair city
    Where girls are so pretty
    I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone
    She wheeled a wheelbarrow
    Through streets broad and narrow
    Crying, "Cockles and mussels, alive, alive O!"

    Alive, alive O...Alive, alive O
    Crying, cockles and mussels, alive, alive-O!

    She was a fish-monger
    And sure 'twas no wonder
    For so was her father and mother before.
    They wheeled their wheelbarrows
    Through streets broad and narrow
    Crying, "Cockles and mussels, alive, alive O!"

    Alive, alive O...alive, alive O
    Crying, cockles and mussels, alive, alive O!

    She died of a fever
    And no one could save her
    And that was the end of sweet Molly Malone.
    Now her ghost wheels the barrow
    Through streets broad and narrow
    Crying, "Cockles and mussels, alive, alive O!"

    Alive, alive O...alive, alive O
    Crying, cockles and mussels, alive, alive O!"
     
  25. May 22, 2010 #24
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  26. May 22, 2010 #25
    I thought this song was sad for most my life but now I kinda find it funny.



    Go Tom Petty!
     
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