This is addictive! Yes, more music…

Okay Anneb54, I blame you for this. If you had not posted that Gordon Lightfoot video and made me sing along, I would not have remembered Roberta Flack, and this song :

And then I couldn’t stop, could I? Especially when I stumbled on this little number. Aussies of a certain vintage should remember this one. It’s a fun song so give it a try.

And finally, something a little different, but still a classic. πŸ™‚ <<evil laughter>>

Where will it end?

-hugs-

Meeks

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23 responses to “This is addictive! Yes, more music…

  • EllaDee

    Will it end? I went searching for who I remembered singing Windmills of Your Mind… I think is Dustty Springfield but it was also performed by Hank Marvin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYVni_zsu-o and in doing so I came across Apache http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RB91ayDlQLE which takes me back to second class when we performed a dance to Apache at a school musical…
    I love my Roberta Flack CD, as well as your other 2 choices πŸ™‚
    And before you ask, I cannot do a music post… I would never emerge. Occasionally I drive the G.O. nuts, at home or in the car on a trip when I do a musical down memory lane… remember this… I LOVE this…

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  • Kathryn Chastain Treat

    I have Roberta Flack’s CD. That is one of my favorite songs.

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    • acflory

      I used to have the LP… gawd I had to stop and think what those big, round things were called! I might have to buy up a whole swathe of singles and make my own compilation CD.

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  • Candy Korman

    Not just Aussies…

    I also remember the midnight showings of Rocky Horror Picture Show at a theater in Greenwich Village. The audience was more than half the show!

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  • Jeri Walker-Bickett (@JeriWB)

    The Frank-N-Furter clip brings back so many memories. I dressed up as such in the tenth grade and my best friend was Magenta for Halloween.

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    • acflory

      Ah hah! Well, as you’ve opened the flood gates I can confess to doing the same for a New Year’s Eve party that lasted till dawn. I wouldn’t get past 10pm these days. :/

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  • Carrie Rubin

    I haven’t seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show in years. Thanks for letting me revisit it!

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  • metan

    I don’t think it will EVER end! Colin really started something….
    Aaa ah, the lovely Mr. Curry. There is nothing he can do wrong, acting, voice over, singing… He is fantastic!

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  • lorddavidprosserDavid

    Selecting different versions of the same song you’d have to post both so we could vote. I love the Sonny and Cher ‘I got you babe’ but Ju preffered the UB40/ Chrissie Hynde version. I loved the Chi-Lites ‘Homely Girl’ but other prefer the UB40 version and then there’s Roberta Flack with ‘Killing me softly’ versus the awful version by The Fugees. This could become a music site Meeka. xxxx Huge Hugs xxxx

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    • acflory

      lmao – I notice you’ve avoided posting YOUR favourites on your blog. Your self-restraint is admirable. My brain is definitely taking a nostalgic journey this week. I think I shall have to have words with young Colin. He has a lot to answer for. But no, if I made this a music site I’d have to start posting more classical and opera as well and then there would go the neighbourhood! I’ll stick to words. πŸ™‚

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  • anneb54

    I was tempted to post Peggy Seeger singing ‘The first time ever…’ because it was her husband Ewan McColl who wrote it. It’s s very different version. I am thinking about different versions of the same song. Now that would be an interesting wormhole to wander down….. You are right Meeks, this will never end!!

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    • acflory

      This is also turning into a great learning experience! I had no idea there /were/ other versions of this song! I did however come across a version of Barbra Streisand singing Windmills of your Mind. The version I remember was by a rock band. Can’t remember their name of course.

      As addictions go, I don’t mind this one. πŸ™‚

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  • Chris James

    Nice selection, Meeks πŸ™‚ Tim Curry should have got an Oscar for that performance – sheer joy to watch over and over πŸ™‚

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