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Pigwidgeon

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And since it's almost Christmas -- Away in a Manger, of course (with the heavenly Choir of King's College Cambridge).

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The Pogues: Fairytale in New York

One of my faves at Christmas.

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Dark Knight

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Greatest Christmas song ever. [Overused]

Paul Kelly - How to make gravy is a close second.

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

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Gill H

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Wow, never heard that song before. Excellent.

If we're talking Christmas songs by someone called Kelly...

Frank Kelly's Twelve Days Of Christmas

(Hilarious, very Irish take on the story, from the 'Father Jack' actor. It's not Christmas till I've heard this.)

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Father Ted Crilly and Father Dougal McGuire: My Lovely Horse

I wanted to stick with Chrissy, but I just couldn't let the opportunity go by.

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Gill H

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Mention of horses makes people of my age go all nostalgic about White Horses.

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- Lyda Rose

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Pigwidgeon

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More horses... Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses? (U2).

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Dark Knight

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Back to Christmas, because reindeer are better than horses.

Chuck Berry - Run Rudolph Run

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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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Zoom - Fat Larry's Band.

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{Slight detour back to reindeer. Then proceed from the correct one, just above this. We apologize for the inconvenience. Free refreshments available.}


"Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer" (Metro Lyrics).

This is really fun. Various media forms exist, including a cute TV cartoon show.

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--"Oh bat bladders, do you have to bring common sense into this?" (Dragon, "Jane & the Dragon")
--"Oh, Peace Train, save this country!" (Yusuf/Cat Stevens, "Peace Train")

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Dark Knight

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You're alright, GK. Horses were the detour.

Billy Mack - Christmas is all around

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- A B Original: I C U

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Okay, if we're staying Christmassy then Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence and everybody on the ship too while we're at it.

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Staying Christmasy...

"The Marvelous Toy", written by Tom Paxton.

Covered by Peter, Paul, and Mary, and also by John Denver. (Paul sang the PPM version, and really got into it. Lots of fun!)

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Blessed Gator, pray for us!
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--"Oh, Peace Train, save this country!" (Yusuf/Cat Stevens, "Peace Train")

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Pigwidgeon

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Another child's toy? Chuck Berry - My Ding-A-Ling

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This is a much more wholesome song about a child's explorations: Come Away Melinda
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While choosing a Harry Belafonte song, I came across this: Harry Belafonte v Animal

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

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Pigwidgeon

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Thank you for that! But over here we still have One day left of 2017.

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Joe Jackson: Be My Number Two

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Gill H

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So many songs I could link to after that, but I won’t...

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- Lyda Rose

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Dark Knight

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Commodores - Three Times a Lady
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Pigwidgeon

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The Four Seasons (Vivaldi -- not Frankie Valli).

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Delius - On hearing the first cuckoo in spring.

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Dark Knight

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Hoping for five cuckoos in that song or something ...


The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be (500 miles)

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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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Very tenuous association - songs with numbers in the title. Maybe I just wanted an excuse to listen to

39 from Night at the Opera by Queen

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alto n a soprano who can read music

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Mozart: Queen of the Night's aria.

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Nights in White Satin by the Moody Blues. No contest really. [Big Grin]

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The Outlandish Knight by lots and lots of people, but in this version, Bellowhead.

[ 06. January 2018, 20:40: Message edited by: Jemima the 9th ]

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Back to nights rather than knights

In the Air Tonight by Phil Collins

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Tomorrow is a Long Time (His Bobness, of course)

I think I've played right - I'm a virgin. See line 2.

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and mayhap this too: http://broken-moments.blogspot.co.nz/

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Some of you will know that as well as being a wonderful musician Bob Dylan is also a painter. He's apparently written more than one song about Vincent van Gogh, but AFAIK Don Maclean's song is more famous.
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Pigwidgeon

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From "Starry, Starry Night" to "Good Morning, Starshine."

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Also from Hair, although not this version [Smile]
Steve Carrell and the Cast from the 40-year-old-Virgin: The Age of Aquarius

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This is the dawning of the cage and aquarium ( They Might Be Giants

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My article on the Virgin of Vladimir

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aquariums are usually aqua, I guess ... (and do I confess that I love 'em?)

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It's been a good year for the roses - Elvis Costello

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Nina Hagen is cool! I present 'Blumen Für Die Damen' (='Flowers for the Ladies').
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Kissing tiny flowers, it's Led Zeppelin.

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One of my very favorite songs.

Gillian Welsh: Acony Bell

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Dark Knight

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Nirvana - In Bloom

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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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no prophet's flag is set so...

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You can 'sell the kids for food' as Nirvana suggests or have
Rippy the Gator eat them.

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Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety.
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From alligator to Crocodiles.

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crocodiles rock

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What did you expect?

Classic Queen!

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Pigwidgeon

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A little smaller than a rock: Like a Rolling Stone by Zappa's buddy.

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no prophet's flag is set so...

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References to songs I don't need to click on because I know them makes me say I Hate You. (Monks, 1966 which are a different band than The Monks)

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Pigwidgeon

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quote:
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Monks, 1966 which are a different band than The Monks

And even more different... The Monkees - Daydream Believer.

(I do apologize if this causes earworms for anyone.)

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"Hey, Hey, We're The Monkees!"

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--"Oh bat bladders, do you have to bring common sense into this?" (Dragon, "Jane & the Dragon")
--"Oh, Peace Train, save this country!" (Yusuf/Cat Stevens, "Peace Train")

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A monkey? How about a Funky Gibbon?
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Speaking of Gibbons ...

O clap your hands by Orlando Gibbons

[Big Grin]

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