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  1. rootabaga

    rootabaga Android Expert
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    No, not the song by LRB.

    I was thinking back tonight about some of the music I heard growing up, and one of my favorite songs was "Everybody Loves Somebody" by Dean Martin. He was a terrific singer and entertainer (as well as a hard drinker) and this old clip is him right in his wheelhouse. He plays a bit with the lyrics (the censors of that day must have been really nervous!!) and tells a could of jokes, one of which had me quite literally laughing out loud.

    And hey, the first movie star I can really remember is the Duke, and here's a clip of him teaming up with Dean not in a movie (though they did that, too), but in song.

    So when you reminisce, what songs spring to mind? I'll add more of the thread gets interesting. ;)

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  2. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    I remember hearing the Beatles back as a small boy, and thinking how great they sounded! 1967!!
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  3. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert

    Sticking w/the Rat Pack, my dad had Frank Sinatra records and reel to reel tapes (Yes, I'm old!:D)

    Then, in the 80s when Michelob used "The Way You Look Tonight" in their commercials, I could remember my dad playing the reel to reel tapes during the holidays. It was a tradition.

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  4. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    Alone Again, Naturally - Gilbert O'Sullivan

    When I first heard it I thought it was just a lament for lost love not a description of suicide.

    I started to pay attention to music in the 1960's. I only started to understand in the 1980's.
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  5. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    I reminisce about this ad from a couple of years ago.
    #5 mikedt, Jul 18, 2017
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  6. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    Dang mikedt. How long have you been there?
  7. Phalon4

    Phalon4 Android Enthusiast

    I was a fan of Beyond the Sea by Bobby Darrin.

    Smoke Gets Into Your Eyes by The Platters.

    "IF" by Bread.

    Madman Across the Water by Elton John

    Stairways to Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    Dedicated to The One I Love by The Temprees

    Happy by Eddie Kendricks

    Time by Alan Parsons Project

    And most of the theme songs in The Wizard of Oz.. just to name a few:)

    Oh and Reminiscing by the Little River Band
    #7 Phalon4, Jul 18, 2017
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  8. Davdi

    Davdi Android Expert

    Telstar by the tornadoes - The first record I bought back in 1962/3
    House of the Rising Sun - The Animals
    Shapes of Things/Over Under Sideways Down - The Yardbirds
    Emaretta - Deep Purple

    Just for starters

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