Author Topic: Songs that take you back...  (Read 4533 times)

Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #25 on: September 20, 2008, 08:15:57 pm »
Mrs Manotea lost my copy of Echo Beach. It gets mentioned every couple of years...

 ;D

Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #26 on: September 20, 2008, 10:12:30 pm »
Just poking about among my tapes... isn't it amazing how some music stays fresh, like this, while other stuff dates so badly.

Talking Heads, from Stop Making Sense:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/9r7X3f2gFz4&rel=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/9r7X3f2gFz4&rel=1</a>

This brings back the 6th form common room for me.

rower40

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Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #27 on: September 21, 2008, 12:40:35 am »
Grrr..

As soon as I saw the title of the thread, I thought:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/XWtHEmVjVw8&rel=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/XWtHEmVjVw8&rel=1</a>  

Turns out I've been well 'n' truly beaten to it.  Someone took the credit for my second symphony...

So it'll have to be
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/uii8cE783yE&rel=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/uii8cE783yE&rel=1</a>
Can anyone musically knowledgable tell me - is that a minor key that it starts in?  Is that unusual for songs these (or those) days?
Be Naughty; save Santa a trip

Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #28 on: September 21, 2008, 01:02:55 am »
Ah, the old 12 inches hey?  That takes me back.

I can think of a few - and Oh Superman and "Video killed the radio star" have already been covered.  This isn't my favourite OMD song (that'd be Joan of Arc) but Talking Loud and Clear reminds me of a picnic on a sunny day with my then girlfriend in a field with the smell of ripe crops wafting in the breeze.
YouTube - OMD - Talking Loud And Clear (12&quot; Version)

Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #29 on: September 21, 2008, 08:11:48 pm »
In 1988 I was queuing in the Kings Heath, Birmingham branch of Sainsbury's and the guy behind me suddenly says, "That Roy Orbison, he's dead, you know".

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/78eQbwe3-9o&rel=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/78eQbwe3-9o&rel=1</a>

What a legacy, though.
Never tell me the odds.

border-rider

Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #30 on: September 21, 2008, 08:20:17 pm »
Just poking about among my tapes... isn't it amazing how some music stays fresh, like this, while other stuff dates so badly.

Talking Heads, from Stop Making Sense:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/9r7X3f2gFz4&rel=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/9r7X3f2gFz4&rel=1</a>

This brings back the 6th form common room for me.

The live version of Psycho Killer, from Stop Making sense, played very loud in a beach bar on Paros in 1985 :)

Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #31 on: September 22, 2008, 09:11:10 pm »
 :thumbsup:

How about
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/ts9r0QHuFHw&rel=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/ts9r0QHuFHw&rel=1</a>

anyone remember this...  takes me back to Bulawayo days.
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/WT_HDXWsZeo&rel=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/WT_HDXWsZeo&rel=1</a>


This... is a click on it if you dare - takes me back to uni days because you couldn't avoid it...
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/0auCDOERZyE&rel=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/0auCDOERZyE&rel=1</a>  some of the title has now been removed for your protection... ;D
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Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #32 on: September 22, 2008, 09:13:25 pm »
I'm not clicking on *that* because I'll have the tune in my head all...ah, bugger.
Never tell me the odds.

JT

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Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #33 on: September 22, 2008, 09:33:34 pm »
Jean Genie by Bowie and Touch Too Much by AC/DC take me back to a legendary house party I went to when I was 13 or 14.  :D

Whole Lotta Rosie by AC/DC always takes me back to that era too. Lots of house parties where me and my friend Simon would pretend to be Bon Scott and Angus Young and he'd carry me round the room on his shoulders.  8) :thumbsup:
a great mind thinks alike

Dave

Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #34 on: September 24, 2008, 06:55:00 pm »
Madness - One Step Beyond

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/N-uyWAe0NhQ&rel=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/N-uyWAe0NhQ&rel=1</a>

Ah, school discos...

Faith No More - From Out Of Nowhere

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/xbNUr_bbFP4&rel=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/xbNUr_bbFP4&rel=1</a>

Utterly terrible video, utterly brilliant song

Gus

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Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #35 on: September 24, 2008, 07:40:15 pm »
A couple more from my youth

Midnight Oil : Beds are burning

Iron Maiden : Number of the beast

Pink Floyd : comfortably numb I will never forget the first time I saw "The Wall"

Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #36 on: September 24, 2008, 08:51:25 pm »
Pink Floyd : comfortably numb I will never forget the first time I saw "The Wall"

The version on The Division Bell tour DVD with the 8 minute Dave Gilmour solo and the strange Disco Ball thingie has to be one of the musical highlights of my life  :thumbsup:.

Edit: I watched the whole DVD this week when I should have been working, in honour of Rick Wright.

Jezza

Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #37 on: September 25, 2008, 07:31:58 pm »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/mSc0jGIdpwY&rel=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/mSc0jGIdpwY&rel=1</a>

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/4mX9-2xuyP8&rel=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/4mX9-2xuyP8&rel=1</a>

The Cure in Orange

They all still do it for me after all these years...


D0m1n1c Burford

Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #38 on: September 25, 2008, 09:19:39 pm »
Madness - One Step Beyond

Video

Ah, school discos...

Faith No More - From Out Of Nowhere

Video

Utterly terrible video, utterly brilliant song

Faith No More...one of my favourite bands.  I saw them live at the Reading Festival and Hammersmith Odeon.  Brilliant live band.  Mike Patton was the perfect replacement for Chuck Mosely.  I used to put this song on the jukebox in our pub every weekend. 

I will also add...
Sweet Harmony by Liquid
Mad World by Tears For Fears
Don't You Want Me Baby by Human League
Kool in the Kaftan by B A Robertson



Regulator

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Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #39 on: September 26, 2008, 03:33:24 pm »
Hine e hine a Maori lullaby. 

It was played at my father's funeral (the Kiri te Kanawa and the Maori Music Group version - not the awful saccharine Haylet Westenra version).  It also takes me back to my days in the school choir,  when I was the only pakeha in a Maori school.
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Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #40 on: September 26, 2008, 03:41:46 pm »
Hine e hine a Maori lullaby. 

It was played at my father's funeral (the Kiri te Kanawa and the Maori Music Group version - not the awful saccharine Haylet Westenra version).  It also takes me back to my days in the school choir,  when I was the only pakeha in the village.

FTFY
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Regulator

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Re: Songs that take you back...
« Reply #41 on: September 26, 2008, 03:43:53 pm »
Hine e hine a Maori lullaby. 

It was played at my father's funeral (the Kiri te Kanawa and the Maori Music Group version - not the awful saccharine Haylet Westenra version).  It also takes me back to my days in the school choir,  when I was the only pakeha in the village.

FTFY

 :P
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I completely agree with Reg.

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