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post #181 of 906 Old 12-10-2005, 09:39 PM
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"I'm not in Love" is actually one of those songs that I find physically disturbing for some reason. I don't know why, but it just grosses me out, not because I think it's bad, but for some unknown, 70's flashback, brain-stem level sort of sense of impending doom.

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Classical - Pachelbel "Canon in D"
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"Baby it's Cold Outside" duet by Leon Redbone and Zooey Deschanel from the movie ELF.

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Grateful Dead - Morning Dew (especially 10/12/84)
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I'll throw in some beauties from animated favorites:
If I Never Knew You - Pocahontas
When She Loved Me - Toy Story 2
A Whole New World - Aladdin

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Wow, great thread! It would be really neat if someone would compile the list, and group by genre.
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Grateful Dead - Morning Dew (especially 10/12/84)

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I still get goosebumps from my tape of MD that night. I swear I could see the stars through the roof.

But hey, that's just my own opinion, YMMV.

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There are so many. Off the top of my head...

Since I Don't Have You - Skyliners

It's a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

Stardust - Willie Nelson

Summer Breeze - Seals and Croft

Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffet

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto #2 - Arthur Rubenstein and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
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Wow, great thread! It would be really neat if someone would compile the list, and group by genre.

I agree, and nominate you!

Has anyone put in "What A Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong? I don't have time now to go back and check.

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I agree, and nominate you!

Has anyone put in "What A Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong? I don't have time now to go back and check.

I knew that would happen. However, I just don't know diddely about HTML, so I would not be able to post the results in a nice format. I would volunteer to put it all into an XLS if someone will convert it to HTML.

What would be really cool is if we could convert the results into a Poll, and then have people vote.

Here is another song nomination:

Time In A Bottle - Jim Croce.
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Perhaps not mainstream but two songs I can't bump from my mp3 play list are

"You Go to My Head - Louis Armstrong" the laid back trumpet intro and Louis' singing is magic Sample

"Put a Spell on You - Nina Simone" I love the sax solo. Sample


Great thread.

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When She Loved Me - Toy Story 2

I have two daughters, and that damn song actually got me choked up a bit.

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Aaron Neville version of Ave Maria (plays at the end of "Alive") Neil Diamond has a timeless voice, any version of bring out the clowns. CNR, Simon and Garfunkel, blind melon "Soup" has passion.
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You Go to My Head - Louis Armstrong" the laid back trumpet intro and Louis' singing is magic Sample

This is totally OT, but funny so I'll share it in case others haven't heard it....

There was a piece on NPR about Satchmo a while back. He'd evidently made use of a reel to reel tape machine to make a lot of recordings of him talking with people and on the phone and so forth. On one of the recordings, he was talking to a guy about a trip he was about to make to Europe for a couple weeks. He was telling the guy, "I'm going to Europe and I need to pick up some sheet music. I'm really to get some good sheet music, enough to last for a couple weeks" and so on.

They couldn't figure out why in the heck he needed sheet music so bad, since I'm sure you can buy sheet music in Europe. It turns out that 'sheet music' was their code for pot. So he was looking to score a big bag to last him the whole trip.

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I have two daughters, and that damn song actually got me choked up a bit.

Heck, I cried when I first heard it (with visual imagery from Toy Story 2). If you haven't seen the new release of Pocahontas do so. The added seen with John Smith singing to Pocahontas had me crying like a baby. I still do, every time I see it.

I've got to add on about When She Loved Me. About 2 years ago or so, I saw a TV show with Randy Newman - Live and Interactive (or something like that). He played many songs live and then took requests from the audience. One person requested "When She Loved Me." He replied to bear with him, as he had never performed it before an audience. I was floored. I cried. 1/3 of me was crying because of the song content (melodically and lyrically), 1/3 was crying over his rendetion, and 1/3 for the ultimate talent on display for us to feast upon.

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Since I Fell for You.......Lenny Welch (if I remember correctly!)
Angel of the Morning.......back in the early 60's..cant remember artist.

I Cant Stop Loving You...Ray Charles
Born To Lose.......also Ray.

These are still some of my favorites along with so many mentioned in the thread.
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The Cure- Pictures of You

Vangelis-Bladerunner Theme

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Here is another song nomination:

Time In A Bottle - Jim Croce.

Oh yea.... takes me back.

And Mcleans "American Pie"
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Travelin' Soldier - Dixie Chicks

simply beautiful...
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"Time to Say Goodbye" Sarah Brightman and Andrea Bocelli

Nice choice there!

Also like:

"Bring Him Home" from Les Miserables
"The Girl from Ipanema" - because it gave the world Astrud Gilberto
"This Woman's Work" - Kate Bush
"Always and Forever" - Heat Wave
"Imagine" - John Lennon
"Somewhere over the Rainbow" - Judy Garland
"When You Wish Upon a Star" - Jiminy Cricket (Cliff Edwards)

and though it may not qualify - "Space Oddity" - David Bowie
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Oh yea.... takes me back.

And Mcleans "American Pie"

I think his "Vincent" fits the bill better.
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the hollies-he aint heavy(he's my brother
beatles - the long and winding road

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-Eva Cassidy's cover of 'Fields of Gold'
-Another vote for Kate Bush 'This Woman's Work'

Not to get off-topic but I had read a rumor that 'Aerial' contains the dreaded Sony DRM rootkit, which is a deal breaker for me. Can anyone say definitively, whether it contains the infamous rootkit (i.e. spyware) or not?
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Delirium & Sara M. - "Silence"
Sara Brightman and other versions- "Ave Maria"
Beethoven - "Moonlight Sonata"
Third Eye Blind- "Motorcycle Drive By"
U2- "Where the Streets have no Name" & others
Damien Rice- "The Blower's Daughter"
ColdPlay- "The Scientist"
John Mayer - "Covered In Rain"
The Verve- "Bittersweet Symphony"

To name a few
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Assayer, I ported "Aerial" to my HTPC, with no software load from the CDs. I have SlySoft AnyDVD, so that might have squashed the Sony DRM--I cannot say for certain that it is not on the "Aerial" CDs.

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"Baby Mine" (from the movie "Dumbo") - Bonnie Raitt version
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A Change Is Gonna Come -- Sam Cooke

Absolutely moves me from the inside out every time I hear it.

How the hell am I supposed to learn anything with all this yackin' going on.
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OK I just heard this song again tonight and as stated many times before this is argueably THE song we can all agree on...

"What a Wonderful World It Is" by Louis Armstong.

Short, sweet and to the point. That's it guys, honestly if there were only one last song for all the world to hear this should be it and no one would be dissappointed.

All others are just Honorable Mentions:

Honorable mention to "Unforgetable" by Nat King Cole

How the hell am I supposed to learn anything with all this yackin' going on.
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"May It Be" by Enya. Especially poignant in relation to the story of Frodo in LOTR. I especially find the verses in Elvish to be moving.
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