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Old January 9th, 2009, 11:08 PM
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The Tubes: Talk To Ya Later
Thanks for the reminder on that one. Early 1980s, I played keyboard in a band that did this song; I learned the synth solo note-for-note. And totally screwed it up on the one gig that we recorded (which may also explain why no one has the tape but me). The band consisted of a bunch of folkie musician friends of my older brother - and we only did rock+roll numbers. Called ourselves "Da Fabulous Spleenz." We sucked, but we had fun.
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Old January 10th, 2009, 04:48 AM
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Popcorn by Hot Butter (Seems to have become a popular Techno song)

Joy- Apollo 100 (Sped up Bach - Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring)

Most anything from Toto's first album:
Hold the Line
Girl Goodbye
I'll Supply the Love
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Old January 10th, 2009, 05:06 AM
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More 70s & 80s YouTubes

You're My Everything - Santa Esmeralda
Blockbuster - The Sweet (covered in the 1990s by Material Issue)
How Do You Do? - Mouth & McNeal
Devil Woman - Cliff Richard
Carrie - Cliff Richard
Tired of Toein' the Line - Rocky Burnette
Part Time Love - Elton John
Little Jeannie - Elton John
Lay Your Love on Me - Abba
Hands Up - Ottawan
I Pledge My Love - Peaches & Herb
Love Stinks - J. Geils Band
Seaside Woman - Suzy & the Red Stripes (really Linda McCartney & Wings)
Mull of Kintyre - Paul McCartney & Wings
Coming Up - Paul McCartneys
No More Mr. Nice Guys - Sparks
Whip It - Devo (an early MTV favorite)
Hanging on the Telephone - Blondie
Mirror Star - The Fabulous Poodles
See Forever Eyes - Prism
Send Me a Postcard - The Shocking Blue
Hot Sand - The Shocking Blue (this was the b-side to their #1 hit "Venus")
Venus - The Shocking Blue

re: Toto - their first album is my favorite. "I'll Supply the Love", "Hold the Line" and "Manuela Run" are my favorite tracks. Thanks for the video finds.

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Old February 6th, 2009, 04:30 PM
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Shaddap You Face - Joe Dolce
Sugar Daddy - Patsy Gallant
Dancin' Man - Q
Play That Funky Music [radio edit] - Wild Cherry (how many people remember the version that deleted all the references to "white boy?")
Jesus is Just Alright - Byrds (Doobie Brother's version gets a lot of airplay, but this was the song's first release.)
Tired Of Toein' The Line - Rocky Burnette
How Come - Ronnie Lane
Living In A Fantasy - Leo Sayer
Marty Feldman Eyes - Bruce "Baby Man" Baum
Do The Donkey Kong - Buckner & Garcia
Ca Plane Pour Moi - Plastic Bertrand
Ebony & Ivory - Paul McCartney (yes, there was a 45 of this song w/o Stevie Wonder's vocals.)
Silver And Black Attack - 1986 Raiders football team (hopping on the bandwagon of the Bears' Super Bowl Shuffle from the season before. But the Raiders couldn't back the hype, missing the playoffs that year.)
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Old January 15th, 2014, 03:19 AM
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It's back with sampling.
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music, oldies, top40hits

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