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mshray

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« on: June 27, 2005, 11:38:33 AM »
Just heard the first of these songs on DDT, so my memory was jogged:

Sentimental Lady - Fleetwood Mac
Do You Know What I Mean? - Lee Michaels
Mandolin Rain - Rod Stewart

I don't think this should be too hard...
"Music is the Earth, People are the Flowers, and I am the Hose."

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Re: been a while
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2005, 11:45:37 AM »
Quote from: "mshray"
Just heard the first of these songs on DDT, so my memory was jogged:

Sentimental Lady - Fleetwood Mac
Do You Know What I Mean? - Lee Michaels
Mandolin Rain - Rod Stewart

I don't think this should be too hard...


shouldn't this be My "14" Songs?

14 joys
14 days
14 years
You spin me right 'round, baby, right 'round

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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2005, 01:44:57 PM »
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Just heard the first of these songs on DDT, so my memory was jogged:

Sentimental Lady - Fleetwood Mac
Do You Know What I Mean? - Lee Michaels
Mandolin Rain - Rod Stewart

I don't think this should be too hard...


shouldn't this be My "14" Songs?

14 joys
14 days
14 years


If you can find 11 more songs with the number 14 in them, then yes.
"Music is the Earth, People are the Flowers, and I am the Hose."

--Carlos Santana, 2010

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Re: been a while
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2005, 01:54:29 PM »
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Just heard the first of these songs on DDT, so my memory was jogged:

Sentimental Lady - Fleetwood Mac
Do You Know What I Mean? - Lee Michaels
Mandolin Rain - Rod Stewart

I don't think this should be too hard...
shouldn't this be My "14" Songs?

14 joys
14 days
14 years
If you can find 11 more songs with the number 14 in them, then yes.

does Love's "7 and 7 is"  count?
 :lol:  :lol:  :lol:
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« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2005, 02:47:13 PM »
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shouldn't this be My "14" Songs?

14 joys
14 days
14 years
If you can find 11 more songs with the number 14 in them, then yes.

does Love's "7 and 7 is"  count?
 :lol:  :lol:  :lol:


good one!
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« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2006, 11:25:16 AM »
Well it's REALLY been a while since I posted any of these, but  Annalisa just played "Emperor's New Clothes" & "What's Up?" back to back.

Sinead O'Connor - "Emperor's New Clothes"
Rod Stewart - "Every Picture Tells A Story"
The Cure - "Just Like Heaven"

4 Non-Blondes - "What's Up?"
The Brothers Johnson - "Strawberry Letter 23"
The Band - "The Weight"

different explanations, but each comes from the same angle.
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« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2006, 12:17:04 PM »
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Well it's REALLY been a while since I posted any of these, but  Annalisa just played "Emperor's New Clothes" & "What's Up?" back to back.

Sinead O'Connor - "Emperor's New Clothes"
Rod Stewart - "Every Picture Tells A Story"
The Cure - "Just Like Heaven"

4 Non-Blondes - "What's Up?"
The Brothers Johnson - "Strawberry Letter 23"
The Band - "The Weight"

different explanations, but each comes from the same angle.


I'd like to give these a try, but I'm mesmorized by the cleavage.... can't concentrate on my three songs...  must. stare. at. breasts....
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« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2006, 01:54:26 PM »
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Well it's REALLY been a while since I posted any of these, but  Annalisa just played "Emperor's New Clothes" & "What's Up?" back to back.

Sinead O'Connor - "Emperor's New Clothes"
Rod Stewart - "Every Picture Tells A Story"
The Cure - "Just Like Heaven"

4 Non-Blondes - "What's Up?"
The Brothers Johnson - "Strawberry Letter 23"
The Band - "The Weight"

different explanations, but each comes from the same angle.


Set 1: the title doesn't appear until the final words.

Set 2: the title doesn't appear at all, though words similar to it do.

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« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2006, 02:09:11 PM »
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Well it's REALLY been a while since I posted any of these, but  Annalisa just played "Emperor's New Clothes" & "What's Up?" back to back.

Sinead O'Connor - "Emperor's New Clothes"
Rod Stewart - "Every Picture Tells A Story"
The Cure - "Just Like Heaven"

4 Non-Blondes - "What's Up?"
The Brothers Johnson - "Strawberry Letter 23"
The Band - "The Weight"

different explanations, but each comes from the same angle.


Set 1: the title doesn't appear until the final words.

Set 2: the title doesn't appear at all, though words similar to it do.



voila!  And can anyone tell me why that song is NOT called Strawberry Letter 22?  I presume that there must be a story behind it, like how "Badge" got it's title.
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« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2006, 06:15:31 PM »
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voila!  And can anyone tell me why that song is NOT called Strawberry Letter 22?  I presume that there must be a story behind it, like how "Badge" got it's title.


Actually, I can.  The story goes, Shuggie Otis and his SO wrote gushy letters back and forth, actually keeping count of the correspondence.  Shuggie sings, "A letter from you / Strawberry Letter 22," and responds with the song -- the song itself is Strawberry Letter No. 23.

Now you tell me the "Badge" story, because I don't know it.
“The choir of children sing their song.  They've practiced all year long.  Ding dong.  Ding dong.  Ding dong.”

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« Reply #10 on: January 20, 2006, 10:32:34 AM »
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voila!  And can anyone tell me why that song is NOT called Strawberry Letter 22?  I presume that there must be a story behind it, like how "Badge" got it's title.


Actually, I can.  The story goes, Shuggie Otis and his SO wrote gushy letters back and forth, actually keeping count of the correspondence.  Shuggie sings, "A letter from you / Strawberry Letter 22," and responds with the song -- the song itself is Strawberry Letter No. 23.

Now you tell me the "Badge" story, because I don't know it.


Thanks Gaz, that is a great one.

And per your request...
Clapton & Harrison were already great buds by this time (& presumably Eric was already fixated on Patty), and George had agreed to co-write an as-yet-unnamed song with Cream.  George got inspired while sitting in a pub or coffee house or some such & scrawled out the bridge on a napkin.  He put the letters "B r i d g e" across the top and eventually handed it to Clapton, who didn't look at it until sometime later, by which time the "r" & the "i" had run together.  He incorporated the bridge (which is probably my favorite bridge in all of rock 'n' roll) and assumed that George had also supplied him with the title: Badge.
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« Reply #11 on: January 20, 2006, 10:45:59 AM »
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Clapton & Harrison were already great buds by this time (& presumably Eric was already fixated on Patty), and George had agreed to co-write an as-yet-unnamed song with Cream.  George got inspired while sitting in a pub or coffee house or some such & scrawled out the bridge on a napkin.  He put the letters "B r i d g e" across the top and eventually handed it to Clapton, who didn't look at it until sometime later, by which time the "r" & the "i" had run together.  He incorporated the bridge (which is probably my favorite bridge in all of rock 'n' roll) and assumed that George had also supplied him with the title: Badge.


Moral: never write songs on napkins in pubs while you're smashed.
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« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2006, 03:12:40 PM »
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Just heard the first of these songs on DDT, so my memory was jogged:

Sentimental Lady - Fleetwood Mac
Do You Know What I Mean? - Lee Michaels
Mandolin Rain - Rod Stewart

I don't think this should be too hard...


shouldn't this be My "14" Songs?

14 joys
14 days
14 years


If you can find 11 more songs with the number 14 in them, then yes.


mellow yellow - donovan (fourteen)
livin' for the city - stevie wonder (fourteen hours)
letitgo - prince (fourteen years)
tell mama - janis joplin (fourteen)
soul suckin jerk - beck (fourteen days)
flower - liz phair (fourteen)
flash - queen (fourteen hours)
like a tattoo - sade (fourteen)
children's crusade - sting (nineteen fourteen)

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« Reply #13 on: January 23, 2006, 10:15:11 PM »
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Just heard the first of these songs on DDT, so my memory was jogged:

Sentimental Lady - Fleetwood Mac
Do You Know What I Mean? - Lee Michaels
Mandolin Rain - Rod Stewart

I don't think this should be too hard...


shouldn't this be My "14" Songs?

14 joys
14 days
14 years


If you can find 11 more songs with the number 14 in them, then yes.


mellow yellow - donovan (fourteen)
livin' for the city - stevie wonder (fourteen hours)
letitgo - prince (fourteen years)
tell mama - janis joplin (fourteen)
soul suckin jerk - beck (fourteen days)
flower - liz phair (fourteen)
flash - queen (fourteen hours)
like a tattoo - sade (fourteen)
children's crusade - sting (nineteen fourteen)


Is that "The Battle of New Orleans" that begins, "In 1814 we took a little trip"?
“The choir of children sing their song.  They've practiced all year long.  Ding dong.  Ding dong.  Ding dong.”

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Re: been a while
« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2006, 10:28:58 PM »
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Just heard the first of these songs on DDT, so my memory was jogged:

Sentimental Lady - Fleetwood Mac
Do You Know What I Mean? - Lee Michaels
Mandolin Rain - Rod Stewart

I don't think this should be too hard...
shouldn't this be My "14" Songs?

14 joys
14 days
14 years
If you can find 11 more songs with the number 14 in them, then yes.
mellow yellow - donovan (fourteen)
livin' for the city - stevie wonder (fourteen hours)
letitgo - prince (fourteen years)
tell mama - janis joplin (fourteen)
soul suckin jerk - beck (fourteen days)
flower - liz phair (fourteen)
flash - queen (fourteen hours)
like a tattoo - sade (fourteen)
children's crusade - sting (nineteen fourteen)
Is that "The Battle of New Orleans" that begins, "In 1814 we took a little trip"?

In a roundabout way, how about Love's "Seven and Seven Is?"
Don't stand in the way of LOVE!