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#1 ~sydblue~

Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:30 AM

Was listening to the radio whilst trying to get DH out of bed. The song 'Old School Yard' came on.
QUOTE
Remember the days of the old schoolyard
We used to laugh a lot, oh don't you
Remember the days of the old schoolyard
When we had imaginings and we had
All kinds of things and we laughed
And needed love... yes, I do
Oh and I remember you

Remember the days of the old schoolyard
We used to cry a lot, oh don't you
Remember the days of the old schoolyard
When we had simplicity and we had
Warm toast for tea and we laughed
And needed love.. yes, I do
Oh and I remember you

You were my sweet love, my first sweet love
My lovey dove, my love lovey dove
No matter what place, whichever the place
I still see your face, your smiling face
In childish dreams, inside my dreams
Like King and Queen, God save our dreams
N'though time may face, though time may fade
It ain't never too late, to learn about love
Learn about love

Remember the days of the old schoolyard
We used to laugh a lot, oh don't you
Remember the days of the old schoolyard
When we had imaginings and we had
All kinds of things and we laughed
And needed love... yes, I do
Oh and I remember you


#2 Frau Farbissina

Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:57 AM

Summer of 69 - saw a little doco with Bryan Adams recently and it turns out he is not refering to the year after all...

Sweet dreams - Eurythmics

#3 Coffeegirl

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:43 AM

Whole of the moon -Waterboys

Love a Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt

Diamonds on the soles of her Shoes - Paul Simon

#4 Sue Heck

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:02 AM

We were listening to "you're so vain" by Carly Simon last night.

#5 *-*

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:08 AM

The Original cats in the cradle...


My child arrived just the other day
He came to the world in the usual way
But there were planes to catch, and bills to pay
He learned to walk while I was away
And he was talking before I knew it and as he grew
He said, "I’m gonna be like you, Dad,
You know I’m gonna be like you"

And the cats in the cradle and the silver spoon
Little boy blue and the man on the moon
When you comin home, dad, I don’t know when,
But we'll get together then, Son,
You know we'll have a good time then.

My son turned ten just the other day
He said "Thanks for the ball, Dad, come on lets play
can you teach me to throw?" I said, "Not today,
I got a lot to do" He said "Thats okay"
And then he walked away but his smile never dimmed
And said "I’m gonna be like him, yeah
You know I’m going to be like him"

And the cats in the cradle and the silver spoon
Little boy blue and the man on the moon
When you comin home, dad, I dont know when,
But we'll get together then, Son,
You know we'll have a good time then.

Well he came from college just the other day
So much like a man I just had to say,
"Son, I’m proud of you, can you sit for a while?"
He shook his head, and he said with a smile

"What I'd really like, Dad, is to borrow the car keys
See you later, can I have them please?"

And the cats in the cradle and the silver spoon
Little boy blue and the man on the moon
When you comin home, Son, I dont know when,
But we'll get together then, Dad,
You know we'll have a good time then.

I’ve long since retired, my son's moved away
I called him up just the other day........
I said "I'd like to see you if you don’t mind"
He said "I'd love to Dad, if I could find the time.
You see my new jobs a hassle, and the kids have the flu.
But It's sure nice talking to you, Dad,
It's been sure nice talking to you........"
And as I hung up the phone it occurred to me
He'd grown up just like me,
My boy was just like me..............


And the cats in the cradle and the silver spoon
Little boy blue and the man on the moon
When you comin home, Son, I dont know when,
But we'll get together then, Dad
We're gonna have a good time then.

#6 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:12 AM

A really, really old one...when DD was a baby I used to walk her around the house trying to get her to sleep and sing "There's a long, long trail a'winding" to her. I can't remember all the words but it used to work on her.

#7 Froger

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:27 AM

Killing me Softly - Roberta Flack

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1eOsMc2Fgg

#8 GenWhy

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:34 AM

Anything by Roy Orbison original.gif

#9 Queen*of*the*Harpies

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:41 AM

QUOTE (Poet in New York @ 09/02/2013, 09:53 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I can dim the lights and sing you songs full of sad things
We can do the tango just for two
I can serenade and gently play on your heart strings
Be your valentino just for you

Ooh love - ooh loverboy
What're you doin' tonight, hey boy
Set my alarm, turn on my charm
That's because I'm a good old-fashioned lover boy

Hey boy where do you get it from
Hey boy where did you go ?
I learned my passion in the good old
Fashioned school of loverboys


Oh, that calls for a link... biggrin.gif
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQ9J8zgFMhU

And another:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRt2jX1kaYo

Freddie lives.  cool.gif

Edited by Queen*of*the*Harpies, 09 February 2013 - 10:49 AM.


#10 Helena Handbasket

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:44 AM

The Nissan Navara ad get that old song 'The Horses' by Darryl Braithwaite stuck in my head every time.

#11 MrsLexiK

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:52 AM

QUOTE (Frau Farbissina @ 09/02/2013, 09:57 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Summer of 69 - saw a little doco with Bryan Adams recently and it turns out he is not refering to the year after all...

I am sitting in hysterics right now. I could never work out why he was singing about the year when he wouldn't have been that old lol! God I am so dumb lol

#12 Froger

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:53 AM

QUOTE (Queen*of*the*Harpies @ 09/02/2013, 10:41 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Oh, that calls for a link... biggrin.gif
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQ9J8zgFMhU

And another:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRt2jX1kaYo

Freddie lives.  cool.gif



I miss Freddie.
sad.gif

Anyway here is another fav Queen song", played live, for the Queen fans.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_NeqJlrINc

Rog singing though (although my heart skips a beat when Freddie does the "OH yeah!")

#13 Froger

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:57 AM

Always on my mind - Elvis Presley

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88BMI5bkI-U

#14 Fairey

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:58 AM

awesome thread idea!!

Womack & Womack ~ Teardrops

Guns & Roses ~ November Rain

Alice Cooper ~ Poison (oooh yeah!!)

Massive Attack ~ Teardrops (this one doesn't seem that old though!)

Righteous Brothers ~ Unchained Melody

Salt N Pepa ~ Push It wink.gif

Pat Benatar ~ Love is a Battlefield

Stevie Wright ~ Evie (Parts 1, 2 AND 3)

The Temptations ~ My Girl

Anything by Frankie Valley and the Four Seasons

#15 chevbrock

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:11 AM

80's and 90's  songs are NOT old! They can't be. That means I'm old! ohmy.gif

#16 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:16 AM

I am sooo old that all these posts look like my iTunes library ffear.gif

#17 humphreybear

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:19 AM

QUOTE (Cranky Old Woman @ 09/02/2013, 12:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am sooo old that all these posts look like my iTunes library ffear.gif


I'm not old (come on 40 something is young, right?) and a number of these post resemble my iTunes library.


#18 ~sydblue~

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:21 AM

I almost cry listening to this one.
Lullaby by Billy Joel.

QUOTE
Goodnight, my angel
Time to close your eyes
And save these questions for another day
I think I know what you've been asking me
I think you know what I've been trying to say
I promised I would never leave you
And you should always know
Wherever you may go
No matter where you are
I never will be far away

Goodnight, my angel
Now it's time to sleep
And still so many things I want to say
Remember all the songs you sang for me
WHen we went sailing on an emerald bay
ANd like a boat out on the ocean
I'm rocking you to sleep
THe water's dark
And deep inside this ancient heart
You'll always be a part of me

Goodnight, my angel
Now it's time to dream
And dream how wonderful your life will be
Someday your child may cry
And if you sing this lullabye
Then in your heart
There will always be a part of me

Someday we'll all be gone
But lullabyes go on and on...
They never die
That's how you
And I
Will be


#19 mards

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:30 AM

Bruce Hornsby & The Range - Thats just the way it is.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlRQjzltaMQ

LOVE IT!! so many memories...

I could add about 100 more ....

#20 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:36 AM

Back again - biggrin.gif

Two of my favourite songs

Harry Nilsson - Without You

Roberta Flack - First I Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Shame I didn't get the name of the song right - sheesh

Edited by Cranky Old Woman, 09 February 2013 - 11:37 AM.


#21 Dresden

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:38 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdVVLbe1rfY

Little red Riding Hood.

*howl*

What a big heart I have,
The better to love you with.
Little Red Riding Hood,
Even bad wolves can be good.
I'll try to keep satisfied,
Just to walk close by your side.
Maybe you'll see things my way
Before we get to Grandma's place.

Little Red Riding Hood,
You sure are lookin' good,
You're everything a big, bad wolf could want.


It's what my beloved used to sing to me, when he was trying to *woo* me lol.
He  was the big, burly, scary looking doc marten wearing skinhead.

Edited by Dresden, 09 February 2013 - 11:41 AM.


#22 Coffeegirl

Posted 09 February 2013 - 01:17 PM

QUOTE (Cranky Old Woman @ 09/02/2013, 12:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am sooo old that all these posts look like my iTunes library ffear.gif



My thinking is that if a member on EB was born in the same year the song came out then it's probably 'old'  biggrin.gif

So, thinking there wouldn't be many under 20 on EB (maybe a few). Here were the top 20 songs, 20 years ago from the Billboard Top 100.  


Position Artist Song Title
1 Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You
2 Tag Team Whoomp! (There It Is)
3 UB40 Can't Help Falling In Love
4 Janet Jackson That's The Way Love Goes
5 Silk Freak Me
6 SWV Weak
7 Shai If I Ever Fall In Love
8 Mariah Carey Dreamlover
9 Wreckx-N-Effect Rump Shaker
10 Snow Informer
11 Dr. Dre Nuthin' But A "G" Thang
12 Boyz II Men In The Still Of The Nite
13 Jade Don't Walk Away
14 H-Town Knockin' Da Boots
15 Jodeci Lately
16 Duice Dazzey Duks
17 Robin S. Show Me Love
18 Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle A Whole New World
19 Janet Jackson If
20 SWV I'm So Into You


Reading throgh the above 1993 was a bad year in music  tongue.gif

#23 *Enigma*

Posted 09 February 2013 - 01:38 PM

Please Forgive Me - Bryan Adams. Loved hearing the acustic live on the bare bones tour.



#24 Sue Heck

Posted 09 February 2013 - 01:52 PM

Blackbird by the Beatles and also yellow submarine was a childhood favourite although it was sung as Jellybean.  Pretty much all the Beatles music really and it definitely qualifies as old.

I also love When your strange by the Doors.
I want to link to YouTube but it goes the iPad app when I do a search.

#25 SlinkyMalinki

Posted 09 February 2013 - 01:55 PM

1993 looks like the year I started buying CDs.




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