Take one minute... Pick one song.

Pretty self-explanatory
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Postby bobster » Mon Oct 13, 2003 5:47 pm

Black Sails in the Sunset.
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Postby John » Mon Oct 13, 2003 6:11 pm

Secondary Modern :D

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Postby martinfoyle » Mon Oct 13, 2003 6:11 pm

Wednesday Week. EC's surf and turf special, frenetic first half, heart stopping shift to slow melancholia, his most complete musical statement.

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Postby Otis Westinghouse » Mon Oct 13, 2003 6:20 pm

So Like Candy, that song ignites me.

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Postby girl out of time » Mon Oct 13, 2003 8:54 pm

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Postby cbartal » Mon Oct 13, 2003 9:18 pm

Otis Westinghouse wrote:So Like Candy, that song ignites me.


Thank God.

At least, my sweet tooth will be satisfied!

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Postby double dutchess » Mon Oct 13, 2003 9:27 pm

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Postby Poppet » Tue Oct 14, 2003 9:24 am

beyond belief
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Postby verbal gymnastics » Tue Oct 14, 2003 9:31 am

(What's so funny 'bout) Peace, Love & Understanding.

When I read the question it was the first song that came into my head.
It’s such a shame you had to break the heart you could have counted on

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Postby wehitandrun » Thu Jul 01, 2004 3:53 pm

"Episode Of Blonde"
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Postby Jackson Monk » Thu Jul 01, 2004 5:33 pm

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Postby martinfoyle » Thu Jul 01, 2004 6:31 pm

Wednesday Week. Elvis fast and slow, the best of both worlds.

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Postby wehitandrun » Thu Jul 01, 2004 6:33 pm

"Wednesday Week" is legendary. The best change of pace ever. It's a shame that song wasn't on Armed Forces, then re-recorded for his next six albums (a PTC version with horns would be wonderful).
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Postby King Hoarse » Fri Jul 02, 2004 1:43 am

Daddy Can I Turn This?

And then I'd spend my life swimming from island to island trying to find the wee bastard.
What this world needs is more silly men.

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Postby wehitandrun » Fri Jul 02, 2004 1:52 am

That is a very unexpected answer. I think I've only listened to that song, in its entirety, twice. Once when I layed down and listened to the entire WIWC with the lyric booklet, and twice because I must have again.
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Postby Copenhagen Fan » Fri Jul 02, 2004 2:42 am

WHAR...hmmm I would tend to agree with you there ...Daddy is not a tune that might drive me nuts, if I had to listen to it constantly or pay attention to it... :lol: It is however fun to jam it on guitar....It's got a little AC/DC flavor to it actually.

I also agree with your call on Episode of Blonde! I would try to memorize all the lyrics and sing it.....One of the songs that I cannot come close to playing and singing at the same time! grrrrrr
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Postby verbal gymnastics » Fri Jul 02, 2004 4:06 am

I think KH is relating to the original question and Daddy Can I Turn This?' relationship to that.

Think what the song Daddy Can I Turn This? is all about...
It’s such a shame you had to break the heart you could have counted on

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Postby ChokingOnMyPrideandPity » Fri Jul 02, 2004 9:23 am

Shabby Doll......NO WAIT.....God's Comic.....NO WAIT......Waiting for the End of The World....NO WAIT.......my brain hurts.....................

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Re: Take one minute... Pick one song.

Postby verbal gymnastics » Fri Jul 02, 2004 9:40 am

cbartal wrote:OK

You're on a plane that's going down. You have ONE minute to pick ONE Costello song that will land on a desert island with you for THE REST OF YOUR LIFE.

This is a stream of consciousness type of excercise. No analysis or intellectual activity is permitted. And no hedging, I want one song and one song only. If you take more than a minute and don't pick a song, you will end up with what your only accompanying survivor has picked... Hopelessly Devoted to You, which ain't all bad, by the way.

I know you can do it.


The clue's in the question :roll: :lol:

We'll elect you as leader when the plane goes down!
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Postby Uncomplicated » Fri Jul 02, 2004 10:19 am

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Postby legman open to offers » Fri Jul 02, 2004 11:14 am

Give me Strict Time.
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Postby invisible Pole » Fri Jul 02, 2004 11:16 am

Sleep Of The Just (or anything else from King Of America, maybe excluding Eisenhower Blues)
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Postby spooky girlfriend » Fri Jul 02, 2004 11:21 am

Yeah! Another KOA fan!!! Welcome. :)

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Postby Poppet » Fri Jul 02, 2004 11:39 am

i just re-read this entire thread. i had forgotten it.

i read the first post, w/ the rules.

and, i came up with the same answer i had the first time.

beyond belief

it's nice to know that in some ways, i can be predictable. :)
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