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Martin Dust
29-06-2010, 10:28 PM
You're mortal coil is about to shed and rattle for one final time, which one track/song do you wish you'd written/sung?

Johnny Cash - Walk The Line

slackk
29-06-2010, 11:42 PM
The Replacements- Johnny's Gonna Die

mistersloane
30-06-2010, 12:16 AM
Probably 'You've Lost That Loving Feeling', maybe 'Unchained Melody', maybe 'Suspicious Minds'. I wish that I could sing them all the time, let alone have written them.

But they're all so far away from what I can possibly achieve that I don't think it would even be going through my mind. I came close to getting hit by a motorbike in Vietnam last year and all I thought was 'Oh shit'.

Dr Awesome
30-06-2010, 12:26 AM
Hanson - MMMBop.

zhao
30-06-2010, 05:33 AM
the well tuned piano

Martin Dust
30-06-2010, 06:59 PM
Probably 'You've Lost That Loving Feeling', maybe 'Unchained Melody', maybe 'Suspicious Minds'. I wish that I could sing them all the time, let alone have written them.


Really?

FairiesWearBoots
30-06-2010, 07:34 PM
one song you wished you'd written?
or if you are about to go, one last song to listen to?

for the latter something like this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkLXOWimMY8

Brother Randy Hickey
30-06-2010, 07:46 PM
Suspicious Minds would be a contender for me too. That or some other near-perfect pop song..

Go Now by Etta James mebbes?

FairiesWearBoots
30-06-2010, 08:12 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FswF_rTlkrY

mistersloane
30-06-2010, 10:09 PM
Really?

God yeah, I love Phil Spector. And as for Suspicious Minds...god. Me and a mate sat there a while back just crying to that, it's just mindblowing.

Mr. Tea
30-06-2010, 10:26 PM
Velvet Underground, 'What Goes On'. I refuse to believe a more genuinely euphoric song has ever been, or even in theory could be, recorded. I get shivers down my spine just humming this tune to myself, never mind listening to it.

grizzleb
30-06-2010, 11:52 PM
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks

Bang Diddley
01-07-2010, 09:02 AM
First two things that came to mind were . . .

"relax your mind slowly unwind"

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And Silver Shadow which can make me weep, love, dance, smile. loved it long time.

"Then one star got brighter by the minute
Strange that it seemed to have my name written in it
I reached for the star and it kissed me with it's light
It made me cast a show that was silver and bright"

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gumdrops
01-07-2010, 11:12 AM
life is but a dream - the harptones.

baboon2004
01-07-2010, 11:21 AM
suspicious minds is a top call.

today, hounds of love - so singular, instant, mystical, emotive, unhindered by cool and utterly joyous.

Martin Dust
02-07-2010, 07:43 AM
God yeah, I love Phil Spector. And as for Suspicious Minds...god. Me and a mate sat there a while back just crying to that, it's just mindblowing.

There's a lot of love for that track on here, not one I'd really go for but if that makes you cry what the hell does In The Ghetto do? ;)

Martin Dust
02-07-2010, 07:44 AM
Shipbuilding was also in my list, so much depends on ones mood.

luka
02-07-2010, 08:59 AM
tracks of my tears (actually just typed tracks of my teats, which would be good)
thats easily the best choice so far.

Woebot
02-07-2010, 10:11 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuiPwBZwkxs

Bang Diddley
02-07-2010, 10:41 AM
Occasional Rain by Terry Callier. phew. I've just listened to it Spotify. I think I need a minute.

I can't find a youtube link.

Brother Randy Hickey
02-07-2010, 07:36 PM
the first bit of Heatwave, before the chorus. Most glorious start to a record ever, let down by a really weak chorus.

Brother Randy Hickey
02-07-2010, 07:38 PM
actually, no - fuck it. For glorious chutzpah, absurdity, style, catchiness and all-round insurmountable genius, it's this.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gzkllCIyww

mistersloane
03-07-2010, 11:30 AM
There's a lot of love for that track on here, not one I'd really go for but if that makes you cry what the hell does In The Ghetto do? ;)

In The Ghetto leaves me kinda cold weirdly. Kentucky Rain made me cry once, but I was veeeery hungover.

Tracks of my teats is a good call.

Brother Randy Hickey
03-07-2010, 11:35 AM
In The Ghetto leaves me kinda cold weirdly. Kentucky Rain made me cry once, but I was veeeery hungover.


In The Ghetto is laid on a bit thick, and somehow I feel like I can sense Presley's reluctance about singing it (although that's probably being wise after the event). At my father's funeral we had American Trilogy, Suspicious Minds and Just Can't Help Believin' (the loonnggg live version with the false ending). Not a dry eye in the house.

Dusty
03-07-2010, 11:57 AM
'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life' - Eric idle.

PeteUM
03-07-2010, 12:09 PM
Tracks Of My Tears makes me a bit emotional. Also:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AzEY6ZqkuE&feature=fvw


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BC_UILNwWrc

baboon2004
03-07-2010, 07:26 PM
the first bit of Heatwave, before the chorus. Most glorious start to a record ever, let down by a really weak chorus.

YES! 200 per cent in agreement. The verse is so beautiful it's humbling.

pattycakes
03-07-2010, 07:46 PM
white rabbit, at the peak

bb_rebozo
04-07-2010, 03:42 AM
lotti golden - do you use it