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Jemima the 9th
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Yay Australia! [Axe murder] [Big Grin]

From one Bill to a pair of Bills.
Billy Bragg & Bill Bailey - Unisex Chip Shop

(Contains the immortal first line "I used to buy my chips from an oppressive chip shop regime". Genius.) [Big Grin]

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A newer one from Our Billy, same old theme sadly.

Billy Bragg: Saffiya Smiles

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Gilbert O'Sullivan - I've never been short of a smile .

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Short People - Randy Newman

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Shane Nicholson - Short Fuse

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Who wears short shorts? The Purple People Eater (Sheb Wooley)

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Prince - Purple Rain
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Gotta love the Swedes.

Stockholm Academic Mens Choir: It's Raining Men

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It also rains in Africa (Toto).

That's the original, but I like this version (be sure your volume is up a little at the beginning).

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Curiosity killed ...

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For another chorale arrangement with rhythms (and their Swedish Folk Song is worth checking out too), there's Bah'ari Gibb (so annoyed they were sold out when they played London recently).

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Bahari Gibb was obviously Barry Gibb's name when he was following the Maharishi in the early 1970's.
Bee Gees: I've Just Got to get a Message to You

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Would that message be, like The Police one, in a bottle? Busked on the streets of London.

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NWA - Fuck tha Police

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So don't ever call me lucky
You don't know what I done, what it was, who I lost, or what it cost me
- A B Original: I C U

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Love is as strong as death (Song of Solomon 8:6).

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Curiosity killed ...

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The Clash - I Fought the Law

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I Shot the Sheriff - Bob Marley

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Judas Priest: Breaking the Law

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Pierce the Veil - King for a Day for another bank based video.
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Rammstein - Ich Will

ETF: terrible German spelling

[ 04. December 2017, 13:54: Message edited by: Dark Knight ]

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You don't know what I done, what it was, who I lost, or what it cost me
- A B Original: I C U

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Ich Liebe Dich
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That's not what I heard ...
Puddle of Mudd - She Hates Me
[Killing me]

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You don't know what I done, what it was, who I lost, or what it cost me
- A B Original: I C U

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[Killing me]
(I hate) Everything About You - Ugly Kid Joe

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Well, if She Hates Me... She Loves You (The Beatles, of course).

Sorry for the cross-post!

[ 05. December 2017, 13:32: Message edited by: Pigwidgeon ]

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and she's leaving home.

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quote:
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and she's leaving home.

Then she must be Homeward Bound.

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Paul Kelly: Leaps and Bounds

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Time to get Christmassy.

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Sweet: Fox on the Run

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Band on the Run - Paul McCartney

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Born to Run Bruce Springsteen
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Run, rabbit run, rabbit run, run, run as performed by Flanagan and Allen

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Rara temporum felicitate ubi sentire quae velis et quae sentias dicere licet

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White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane

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Airplane!: River of Jordan

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Jordan Bellowhead.
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Shirley Caesar: Jordan River

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Down in the river to pray Alison Krauss
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Springsteen: The River

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No one does working class angst/coming of age/ realising the world is a really tough place for most of us better than the Boss. [Overused]

Well - except maybe this bloke:

John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - Working Class Hero

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When it comes to class observations, there's always the mighty JC.
Pulp - Common People

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Which, as an 80s teen, leads me to:

Love of the Common People - Paul Young

(And yes, I know it's a cover.)

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That song talks about the challenges of family life, which is a fruitful source of material for pop music.

It brings to mind Level 42's Running in the Family.

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Family? We are Family!

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Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer. [Psalm 19:14]

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But maybe not quite like this family:

When You're An Addams

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- Lyda Rose

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Ah, the Addams family and Souxsie and the Banshees both had an influence on the goth subculture.
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Ella Fitzgerald: It's too darn hot from Kiss me Kate.

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That's to be expected if you take Trains to Brazil.

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Then maybe you should take the train to The City of New Orleans instead, though it can be hot and very humid there as well.

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Tom Waites: I Wish I was in New Orleans

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From Waites to Weights.

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The Way it is weight is / way it is....gettit?
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no prophet's flag is set so...

Proceed to see sea
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God's away on business: get a job.

(Also thinking of the UK's new leaky ship, and still grooving on Tom Waites)

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