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« on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 04:36:00 »

So, to appease the forum gods, letís start a new generic thread.  Or maybe that wasnít the point.  Who gives a fuck.

Here we go then, a song that for reasons that are meaningful, or just because, defines you.  The one you go back to, maybe you have no idea why, or maybe it has meaning.

I shall begin.

1979 by Smashing Pumpkins

There is just something about the song that captures me.  For someone of my generation it is a song that covers the Breakfast Club and Say Anything, or Sat Elmo Fire if yountranslate it to films.  I like t(e Pumpkins but they are not my favourite band by a mile, yet this song and video combined are my go to when a little tipsy, makes me feel good.

Crack on, or make this the loneliest threa£ ever.  Whatever floats your boat.
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« Reply #1 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 06:22:09 »

You a bit Drunk, Rob? Smiley

Johnny Cash - Hurt.
Such a moving song and video.
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« Reply #2 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 07:08:27 »

The sound of silence. by David Draiman with Disturbed.  I was spellbound with his voice and its variations.
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« Reply #3 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 09:18:47 »

What a waste by Ian Dury.
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« Reply #4 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 09:31:46 »

 I haven't got one song.  The best I can do is there's always been a tune which kind of captures the moment of the women in my life. It started a long time ago, and carries on til this day, but it's ace, whenever I hear one, I get whisked off.

 The first one was "I wanna hold your hand" by The Beatles.
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« Reply #5 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 09:50:46 »

I'll give you three guesses!

NMH   Too Cool
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« Reply #6 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 09:52:00 »

Happy by Neds Atomic Dustbin....

Does it define me, most definitely not - I am a miserable bastard!
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« Reply #7 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 09:52:46 »

I haven't got one song.  The best I can do is there's always been a tune which kind of captures the moment of the women in my life. It started a long time ago, and carries on til this day, but it's ace, whenever I hear one, I get whisked off.

 The first one was "I wanna hold your hand" by The Beatles.

I thought you were going to say Beaver Patrol?  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 09:57:34 »

I thought you were going to say Beaver Patrol?  Cheesy

There's a Snow Patrol one in there.
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« Reply #9 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 10:32:05 »

It's not a song I particularly like but it transports me back to the day like no other.

Seasons in the Sun by Terry Jacks - I was just preparing for a tour of duty in Yemen

It's really a whole album that starts off my musical journey - The Who Live at Leeds
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« Reply #10 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 10:41:04 »

It's not a song I particularly like but it transports me back to the day like no other.

Seasons in the Sun by Terry Jacks - I was just preparing for a tour of duty in Yemen

It's really a whole album that starts off my musical journey - The Who Live at Leeds

Was that when Aden was part of The Empire?   Used to get nice stamps.  Not somehwere you'd rush to theses days.
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« Reply #11 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 10:44:26 »

That's the place. Salalah on the Yemen(Aden)/Oman border. Bit on the warm side!
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« Reply #12 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 10:46:07 »

Audrey's reminded me of Paint it Black when I used to watch Tour of Duty.

Your song - Elton John
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« Reply #13 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 11:30:12 »

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Happy by Neds Atomic Dustbin....

Does it define me, most definitely not - I am a miserable bastard!
did you say you were going to the brizzle gig? somebody here did
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« Reply #14 on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 11:35:28 »

did you say you were going to the brizzle gig? somebody here did

That would be fucking miles away for me...  Cheesy Wink but I am off to Manchester on Saturday night!
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