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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3735 on: November 12, 2019, 04:06:52 AM »
I'm posting this in an attempt at exorcism - I'm not listening to this song, but it has been stuck in my brain for days and I need to eradicate the evil earworm.

Back in 1977, there was a hell-spawn single born of a record company joke, and a John Peel "I played it by mistake" claim. This song made number 1 on the BBC singles chart and is by far the most execrable drivel that has seen the light of a music day. I had managed to forget about it for 42 years until last week, when sadly I clicked on a YouTube "One-Hit Wonders from the UK 70's" link and was immediately struck senseless, unable to hit mute, as the ghastly musical [redacted] hit me again with the fury of a repressed hell-hound.

They say a problem shared is a problem halved, so here's hoping some people read this and sympathize. I can't go on like this.

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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3736 on: November 12, 2019, 09:37:26 AM »
@Doltic
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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3737 on: November 12, 2019, 09:41:31 AM »
I'm posting this in an attempt at exorcism - I'm not listening to this song, but it has been stuck in my brain for days and I need to eradicate the evil earworm.

Back in 1977, there was a hell-spawn single born of a record company joke, and a John Peel "I played it by mistake" claim. This song made number 1 on the BBC singles chart and is by far the most execrable drivel that has seen the light of a music day. I had managed to forget about it for 42 years until last week, when sadly I clicked on a YouTube "One-Hit Wonders from the UK 70's" link and was immediately struck senseless, unable to hit mute, as the ghastly musical [redacted] hit me again with the fury of a repressed hell-hound.

They say a problem shared is a problem halved, so here's hoping some people read this and sympathize. I can't go on like this.

Yes, but what was the song? :sorrysign:  I love an earworm, I usually hum them when I'm walking my dog.
Cheers, Trev.


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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3738 on: November 12, 2019, 11:12:06 AM »
@Doltic
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It seems Mick that you are now called "Notification".   :goggleeyes:

Just to clear up any possible misunderstanding I am not an 'ification' :no:

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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3739 on: November 12, 2019, 04:09:16 PM »
Yes, but what was the song? :sorrysign:  I love an earworm, I usually hum them when I'm walking my dog.

"Uptown, Top Ranking" by Althea and Donna. I still can't get the damn thing out of my head.

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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3740 on: November 12, 2019, 04:20:28 PM »
Yes, but what was the song? :sorrysign:  I love an earworm, I usually hum them when I'm walking my dog.

"Uptown, Top Ranking" by Althea and Donna. I still can't get the damn thing out of my head.
Now come on Steve. Itís not half as bad as my pet hate. Sugar Sugar by the Archies.
The years have been good to me, it was the weekends that did the damage.

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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3741 on: November 12, 2019, 05:21:09 PM »
Yes, but what was the song? :sorrysign:  I love an earworm, I usually hum them when I'm walking my dog.

"Uptown, Top Ranking" by Althea and Donna. I still can't get the damn thing out of my head.
Now come on Steve. Itís not half as bad as my pet hate. Sugar Sugar by the Archies.

Sugar Sugar was the first record I ever bought, cracking song  :D

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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3742 on: November 12, 2019, 05:33:50 PM »
"Uptown, Top Ranking" by Althea and Donna.

 :sick: :sick: :sick:

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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3743 on: November 12, 2019, 07:01:00 PM »

Now come on Steve. Itís not half as bad as my pet hate. Sugar Sugar by the Archies.

Sugar Sugar was the first record I ever bought, cracking song  :D

I actually quite liked it. The cartoon was weird though, and the dog was flat-out creepy.

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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3744 on: November 12, 2019, 09:13:36 PM »
And who remembers the Sakkarin version? :sick2:
It always struck me the people dancing were doing it to a very different one playing.
A prime example is the Thin Lizzy 'Whiskey in the jar' on TOTP


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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3745 on: November 13, 2019, 12:46:57 PM »
And who remembers the Sakkarin version? :sick2:
Never liked much that Jonathon King did.
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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3746 on: November 13, 2019, 03:17:37 PM »
Chilled Ibiza anthems 8)

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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3747 on: November 18, 2019, 10:04:37 PM »
Some late, great Steve Marriott...



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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3748 on: November 22, 2019, 11:01:45 PM »
Not right now but just over 24 hours ago I was listening, watching and videoing this at the Forum in Bath:



And on Tuesday next week I will be in that London watching these at the Royal Albert Hall:

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Re: what are you listening to at the moment?
« Reply #3749 on: November 22, 2019, 11:25:45 PM »
Last night, the strains of U2 drifting through the open window from the Sydney Cricket Ground while babysitting Grandbealette while her mum, dad and two aunties were at the concert.
Vision over visibility. Bono, U2.

 

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