July 27th, 2010

Adventure before dementia

Music Meme Day 30

Day 01- A song that makes me happy ... Come on Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners
Day 02- A song that helps you clear your head ... In My Room by The Beach Boys
Day 03- A song that makes you laugh ... In My Room by The Beach Boys
Day 03- A song that makes you laugh ... Right Said Fred by Bernard Cribbins
Day 04- A song that reminds you of something ... Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris
Day 05- A song that has a new meaning to you every time you hear it ... If Tomorrow Never Comes by Ronan Keating
Day 06- A song you can always relate to ...Where Could I Go But To The Lord? By Elvis Presley
Day 07- A song that is your guilty pleasure ... Matchstalk Men & Matchstalk Cats and Dogs by Brian & Michael
Day 08- A song you liked when you were younger ... Iko Iko by The Dixie Cups
Day 09- A song that makes you want to dance ... C'mon Everybody by Eddie Cochran
Day 10- A song that makes you cry ... In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
Day 11- A song that reminds you of summer ... In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry
Day 12- A song that reminds you of your best friend ... While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night
Day 13- A song you sing to in the shower ... N/A
Day 14- A song you like hearing live ... London City by James Marsters
Day 15- A song people wouldn’t expect you to like ... Bat out of Hell by MeatLoaf
Day 16- A song that holds a lot of meaning to you ... Never Walk Alone by Gerry & The Pacemakers
Day 17- A song that annoys you ... Then He Kissed Me by The Crystals
Day 18- A song you have as your ringtone/want to be your ringtone ... Moonshot by James Marsters ... and Thunderbirds
Day 19- A song you’re currently obsessed with ... Rule Britannia
Day 20- A song from a new album you are waiting for to come out ... Fall of Night & Cowboy Song by James Marsters
Day 21- A song you want to dance to at your wedding ... (The Spuffy answer) ... Wind Beneath My Wings
Day 22- A song that would be the theme song to a TV show about your life ... I'll never find another you by The Seekers
Day 23- A song that makes you angry ... Stranger on a Shore by Mr Acker Bilk
Day 24- A cover song ... Love me for a reason by Boyzone (and The Osmonds)
Day 25- An acoustic song you love ... Walk the line by Johnny Cash
Day 26- A song by your favorite band ... California Dreaming by The Mamas and Papas
Day 28- A song that reminds you of your boyfriend ... Dream Lover by Bobby Darin
Day 29- A song currently stuck in your head ... Emerald City by The Seekers

Day 30- A song that you haven’t listened to in awhile

I realised that with all the songs I have listened to and thought about during this meme, one group I hadn't listed was one of those that I love the music of - and is a huge influence in the growth of the 60's ... and of "pop" music in general - The Beatles.

This song is one that I have always loved, but the accompaniament also reminds me of one of the Ghost of the Robots tracks, with the off-beat clapping.  So, here is "I Wanna Hold Your Hand"  (weird to notice the left handed playing by Paul McCartney!)
The song starts at 30secs -


 

As to a James song I haven't heard in a long time - it would have to be "Goodbye" whis was on the GotR EP Valerie, and I have on one CD that I don't often listen to!

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So - That's all for this meme ... Hope you have enjoyed one or two of the songs I have picked over the 30 days.