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I Love to Listen to the Oldies

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    Stevie Wonder https://www.

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    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 2 Responses May 14

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    TOMMY EDWARDS: 'It's All in the Game' (1958).

    There's an interesting story behind this one. The tune was written in 1911 by Charles Dawes, a future Vice-President of the US. The tune was rediscovered in the early 1950s by the songwriter Carl Sigman, who put the soothing words we all know to Dawes' melody. Tommy Edwards had...
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    SARAH BRIGHTMAN AND CLIFF RICHARD: 'All I Ask

    of You' (1987). The original context of this was 'Phantom of the Opera'. But as with most love songs, you can provide your own...
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    KlaraVoyet KlaraVoyet 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    I love to listen to the oldies at home

    and in my car. I love to sing the words of the songs. I love the 60s, 70, 80, and 90s. I do not care for the newer music. I just adore the oldies and they are sure goodies. I love both individuals and groups for my listening entertainment.
    momworkingout momworkingout 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 13, 2014

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    Love That Music!

    Even though I wasn't even born yet, I just love this music. I grew up with this music, because my parents used to listen to it. I like a lot: country, jazz, disco, rock 'n roll, love ballads...anything! Some of my favourites (some may not be real oldies, but still...old hits...
    kelly1981 kelly1981 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2013

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    Billie Holiday - Crazy He Calls me https://www.

    youtube.com/watch?v=1pcATgmHBdk "I say I'll move the mountains And I'll move the mountains If he wants them out of the way Crazy, he calls me Sure I'm crazy Crazy in love, I'd say I say I'll go through fire And I'll go through fire As he wants it, so it will be Crazy, he calls...
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    THE METRONOMES: 'I Love my Girl' (1957).

    Alongside better known artists such as Andy Williams and the Everly Brothers, New York's 'Cadence' label, founded by former bandleader Archie Bleyer, had these guys on their books. Though billed as 'rock'n'roll' by the label it doesn't really fir that category. It is a soulful r...
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    BOBBY DARIN: 'La Mer (Beyond the Sea)' (1958)

    I love the *confidence* of this one - this guy just *knows* what's going to happen! It's a fabulous record - not only the delivery but the orchestration and production are spot-on.I'm not just a music fan but also a Francophile, and this song has an interesting history that's...
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    C&C MUSIC FACTORY: 'Things

    that make you go hmm' (1991):0)
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    JAMES TAYLOR: 'Fire

    and Rain' (1970). A lot of people who hear this are hearing a song about the Vietnam war. But in fact the song was more personal to Taylor than that. Suzanne was a friend who committed suicide; the 'fire' was the electro-convulsive therapy to which Taylor was once subjected...
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    SAM COOKE: 'You Send Me' (1957).

    You send me, honest you do. Enough said...
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    Memories, Not Oldies

    Born in 1957 Philadelphia, it's hard not to remember the songs of my youth. American Bandstand started  there. Bill Haley & the Comets started in an adjoining town. And so many other singers/groups started there. My first wife dated one of the Comets in their high...
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    oddkinks oddkinks 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 5

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    Landslide -fleetwood mac I've been afraid of

    changing / 'Cause I've built my life around you / But time makes you bolder / Children get older / I'm getting older, too
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    Foreveralone6969 Foreveralone6969 18-21, F Jan 8, 2014

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    JIMMY JONES: 'The Search is Over' (1959).

    This is the 'B' side of 'Handy Man' and appeared on a yellow and black MGM single in the UK. I have had it since I was young but hadn't played lately, until just now when it suddenly popped into my mind. Some records I have I never bothered playing the 'B' side all the way...
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    Here's a really old throwback I discovered

    today: Sister Rosetta Tharpe- I Want A Tall Skinny Papa http://youtu.be/woSDknWzhL8
    BornInTheWrongEra72 BornInTheWrongEra72 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I feel bad for the elders

    who have to have someone watch over them for the remaining years of their lives. What a ****** way to die.
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    EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL: 'Missing' (1994).

    As far as I can remember, I haven't got this anywhere in any way shape or form. I remember it, though, from a club in Germany that I used go to, where they were always playing it. Perhaps unusually for a record of this type, the lyric is strangely involving...and the hook just...
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    Oldies Station And Community

    Hello,My name is John Michaels and I am the owner of BullsEye Radio http://www.bullseyeradio.comI would like to take a moment to tell you about the site , what it is about and what we can offer.I am sure you have heard of the site FaceBook . . .right ? Well BullsEye Radio is a...
    BullsEyeDJ BullsEyeDJ 51-55, M Feb 13, 2013

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    KITTY KALLEN: 'Little Things Mean a Lot' (1954).

    A sweet voice and a sweet song - some listeners may have spotted a recent revival of this by Little Shoes Big Voice. The original was a No. 1 hit in the UK. Another record that I've known for a long time and another one I was somehow reminded of. And I just like the snetiment of...
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    Does anyone remember all the lyrics to

    "American Pie" by Don McClain?
    BendairDundat BendairDundat 61-65, M 4 Responses Sep 21, 2014

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    SONNY JAMES: 'The Cat Came Back' (1956).

    There's a cat around here that I hadn't seen for a while...but yesterday she reappeared, greeting me like a long lost friend. I told a friend on here about this, and she said 'The cat came back? That's a song title!' It was then that I remembered Sonny James...they always come...
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    My favorite oldies are romantic ballads.

    ,The Greaserswould all harmonize on this stuff between fights , Seriously like West side story except they sang while rumbling LOL
    illbeyouirhuckleberry illbeyouirhuckleberry 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2014

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    EMILIO PERICOLI: 'Al Di Là' (1962).

    "What does 'Al Di Là' mean?" "It means....it's kind of hard to explain...far, far away...'beyond the beyond'...beyond this world...That's how much he loves her in the song...."This is the film version of 'Al Di Là', from the film 'Rome Adventure, with this...
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    ANTHONY NEWLEY: 'That Noise' (1962).

    There was this weird noise coming from somewhere at home, like a wheelbarrow with a squeaky wheel. I thought it might be the central heating pump, so I switched it off. The noise carried on. I couldn't work out where it was coming from so I thought I'd go outside - if it wasn't...
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    "People can change, they always do.

    " Love this English/Spanish version 😍 I must see him this July 💕
    Anchoredheart1 Anchoredheart1 18-21, F Jun 14

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    I love the oldies from the 50s with Presley

    and so many others through the 80s with Billy Joel and Elton John. There is so many favorite groups and individuals with wonderful words to live by. I sit and listen to all kinds of music when I am at work, in my car, and at home too.
    femalechilling femalechilling 31-35, F 3 Responses May 16, 2014

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    STAN FREBERG: 'The Yellow Rose of Texas'

    (1955). Yes there really WAS a record called 'The Yellow Rose of Texas' by Mitch Miller as it happens ..and which sounded **almost** like Freberg's parody. The best parodies always *are* pretty close to the truth...
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    ELLA FITZGERALD: 'Ev'ry time we say Goodbye'

    (1956). Poignant Cole Porter song about, well, how hard it is. Sad and sweet, and beautifully done by Ella. You find it hard too? You're in good company...
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    The great classics and standards at a time

    when men were crooners and women had sass! Sharing one of my favorite online stations... www.martiniinthemorning.com
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    Teddy Pendergrass : https://m.

    youtube.com/watch?v=gCVRE6qXdwU aiiiieee!
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    "Being with you" Smokey!

    !!!! Gets me every time.
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    T.REX: 'Hot Love (1971).

    Like a few people who made it big in the early seventies (David Bowie and Elton John for example), Marc Bolan and T.Rex (formerly 'Tyrannosaurus Rex') had been around for a number of years. They occasionally troubled the lower reaches of the top thirty but generally passed...
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    I Grew Up On 'em

    My first favorite singer was Brenton Woods (Whoop It On Me, The Oogum, Boogum Song) and I was only four years old! Then it was Diana Ross and Aretha Franklin (apparently I'd sing Respect as I walked down the street and serenade strangers) at the same age, and so one. I still love...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 18, 2008

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    FRANKIE VAUGHAN: 'The Heart of a Man' (1959).

    This was one of Frankie's bigger hits it a chart career spanning over a decade. It's a fairly conservative piece of pop, scarcely any more modern than some of the hits from the middle of its decade. But what sets it apart is Frankie's rather better than average voice - and a...
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    THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS: 'Dedicated to the One

    I Love' (1967). I just had to put this in - it means something special to me.This was their biggest hit in a fairly short chart run in the UK...It made No. 2, kept off the top spot in the summer of '67 by the Tremeloes and 'Silence is Golden'. I just love the tenderness of this...
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    ANTHONY NEWLEY: 'I've Waited So Long' (from

    the film 'Idle on Parade', 1959). This was actually a parody of the way hit records sounded in 1959, and was in all probability modelled on Billy Fury's self - penned hit 'Maybe Tomorrow', which had charted earlier in the year. Parody maybe, corny certainly, but the sentiment is...
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    BUDDY HOLLY AND THE CRICKETS: 'It's So Easy'

    (1958). February 3rd has come around again, it's now 56 years since he left us. Including this not because it was a big hit (it wasn't) but because it's one of Buddy's best and what's more showed him as what he was; a prototype for the decade ahead. This really does stand up so...
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    Every year my school holds this production

    called "Rock-n-Roll Revival" we bring back music from the 50's onward and play it. It's one of my favorite times of the school year
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    BUDDY HOLLY: 'True Love Ways' (1960).

    This lovely slow dance number was a posthumous release. It was also one of Buddy's last studio recordings, dating from a session in New York in October 1958. That light, youthful voice still sounds so fresh...
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