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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #30 on: November 30, 2017, 01:29:25 PM »
Girl from the Hiring Fair - Ralph McTell. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2jyr4yGYWs
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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #31 on: November 30, 2017, 02:23:46 PM »
The only time i was ever really moved by a song was Wild Horses by Rolling Stones, listening to it in the car after a great weekend with friends, i was bawling my eyes out.
Not really sure why! But i have now requested that this is played at my funeral - anyone else got a funeral song lined up?
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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #32 on: November 30, 2017, 02:56:26 PM »
The only time i was ever really moved by a song was Wild Horses by Rolling Stones, listening to it in the car after a great weekend with friends, i was bawling my eyes out.
Not really sure why! But i have now requested that this is played at my funeral - anyone else got a funeral song lined up?

Several - Fairytale of New York (as above). Peter Sellers had In the Mood played at his because his friends knew that he hated it. I have to say that New York is one of the last places on Earth I'd want to go to, and I hate christmas so hopefully that'll give them a laufgh, as well as the quality lyrics otherwise which speak many messages.

Also Green Grow the Rashes O. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io-n-WIcj_M
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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #33 on: November 30, 2017, 06:15:34 PM »
Tomato
Oxtail
Minestrone
Pea and Ham
Chicken

Oh sorry, its the cold weather I thought you said soups
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Offline BestOfBrede

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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #34 on: November 30, 2017, 07:01:07 PM »
Comfortably Numb
The Sky is Crying
Echoes
All at my funeral
Hoorah I hear you say, can't wait say some!
Difficult to pick 5 that really mean something other than like intensely?

Maybe: Help me make it through the night - 1st u know what.
Yours is no disgrace - long walk in the rain down M1 ! - long story
Lady Fantasy - seen em (Camel) many times and reminds me of a very good youth
Just too many really

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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #35 on: November 30, 2017, 08:05:34 PM »
A few more to chew on, collective:

Photographs and Memories, Jim Croce
Amelia and Both Sides Now, Joni Mitchell (2000 Dreamland album versions)
I Scare Myself, Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks
Wichita Lineman, Glen Campbell
Let's Stay Together, Al Green
Yesterday, Beatles
Never My Love, Various artists
Your Song, Elton John
End of the Innocence, Don Henley
Someone to Lay Down Beside Me (The Story of My Life), Linda Ronstadt
Crying, Roy Orbison
He Stopped Loving Her Today, George Jones
Happy Together, Turtles
Taking You Home, Henley


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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #36 on: November 30, 2017, 08:49:55 PM »
Couldnt begin to choose my contemporary 5 but both my parents are classical musicians so some of that has rubbed off in my 29 years. In no order;
The mozart requiem - incredible and used in so many films. Probably my favourite bit of music ever written tbh.
Bach air. Beautiful. Been used by some pop artists.
pachelbel's cannon. Slow builder and a bit similar to bach but i guess thats why i like them both.
Miserere mei deus- this was deemed so beutiful by the vatican that it was only ever allowed to be played there. A young mozart watched a number of performances and wrote the whole score out from memory. The Vatican, maybe seeing this as a sign from god allowed it to be played elsewhere.  Great story but a stunning piece. I  can see how a zealous man could keep it all to himself.
Stuck for 5 so you are getting 6
Verdi requiem - yes im morbid but this is as dramatic as music can get. A choral star wars at times.
Handle- zadoc the priest. As this is a football forum a bastardised version is used as the champions league song. I think its epic.
I have really enjoyed listening to many of your selections i have never heard or am not familiar with. Thank you. If you have any time please give these a listen. Some are longer than others but if you go on YouTube they often break it down so just listen tobthe one with the most hits.

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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #37 on: November 30, 2017, 08:51:05 PM »
Wow did i overdo that post

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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #38 on: November 30, 2017, 09:25:12 PM »
The only time i was ever really moved by a song was Wild Horses by Rolling Stones, listening to it in the car after a great weekend with friends, i was bawling my eyes out.
Not really sure why! But i have now requested that this is played at my funeral - anyone else got a funeral song lined up?
For me Time To Say Goodbye sung as a duet.


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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #39 on: December 01, 2017, 09:18:35 AM »
Wow did i overdo that post

No, it was interesting.

It's not deep and meaningful but what do you think of Bach's Toccata?

As another offering, I'd add Gentle Maiden. It's a lovely session tune (waltz) and the words are nice. It was used in an adaptation of Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles when the girls were dancing in white dresses on May Morn on the Dorset coast - a place called Dancing Ledge, as it happens. It's mournful and reflective and I played it at my father's funeral. There are plenty of instrumental versions on youtube but I couldn't find a sung one that I particularly liked.
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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #40 on: December 01, 2017, 03:17:18 PM »
Wow did i overdo that post

No, it was interesting.

It's not deep and meaningful but what do you think of Bach's Toccata?

As another offering, I'd add Gentle Maiden. It's a lovely session tune (waltz) and the words are nice. It was used in an adaptation of Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles when the girls were dancing in white dresses on May Morn on the Dorset coast - a place called Dancing Ledge, as it happens. It's mournful and reflective and I played it at my father's funeral. There are plenty of instrumental versions on youtube but I couldn't find a sung one that I particularly liked.

Mussorgsky - A Night on the Bare Mountain
Barbers Adagion for strings, simply moving
Rodriguez guitar concierto aranjuez adajio
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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #41 on: December 01, 2017, 04:42:53 PM »
Rather than 5, I guess that the one that brings back childhood/teens memories is "Tom Dooley" by the Kingston Trio - it seemed to be around for years. If the wife is out I'll put "The Rock" soundtrack on (loud).


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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #42 on: December 01, 2017, 05:00:05 PM »
This one took some beating at the time.

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

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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
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Re: What are the five most meaningful songs to you?
« Reply #44 on: December 06, 2017, 04:25:11 AM »
1. Turn Turn turn-first lp I bought
2. 41 shots-Bruce Springsteen-over reaction by NY cops
3. Maybe this time-Michael Murphy- second chance at love 30 years later
4. Tangled up in Blue-Bob Dylan-great story/imagery
5. Heart of the night-Poco-classic country rock
Could name heaps more!!

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