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35 minutes ago, Fretless said:

 

Anybody?  

I think that was The Who.  Just can't remember the name of the tune.

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Fretless is sure to get this one:

 

"Lay down your last gold dollar
Lay down your gold watch and chain
?????  ?????'s gonna dance for daddy
Listen to that old banjo ring"
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A great a capella tune from a Master:

 

"The children prayed, the preacher preached
Time and mercy is out of your reach
I'll fix your feet til you cant walk
I'll lock your jaw til you cant talk"
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1 hour ago, Marshal Hangtree said:

A great a capella tune from a Master:

 

"The children prayed, the preacher preached
Time and mercy is out of your reach
I'll fix your feet til you cant walk
I'll lock your jaw til you cant talk"

O Death

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1 hour ago, Marshal Hangtree said:

Fretless is sure to get this one:

 

"Lay down your last gold dollar
Lay down your gold watch and chain
?????  ?????'s gonna dance for daddy
Listen to that old banjo ring"

Is that Little Maggie?

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1 minute ago, Marshal Hangtree said:

It sure is.  Similar song and lyrics are "Darlin' Corey".

I'm yet to be convinced it's not the same melody, though Darlin Corey does have its own complete set of lyrics telling one story.

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6 hours ago, Marshal Hangtree said:

I think that was The Who.  Just can't remember the name of the tune.

You're half way there.  Here's a little more.

 

Found her on a barge in Tennessee

Only paid five bucks for my............

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10 hours ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

Try this one!!

 

All he wanted, 

Was to be free,

And that's the way,

It turned out to be.

Flow river flow.

 

Flow river flow, 

Flow to the sea.

Let you waters wash down.

Take me from this road,

To some other town.

 

 

 

 

I figured that surely someone would pounce all over this one!!

 

C’mon, y’all!!

 

This one is HISTORIC!!

 

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4 hours ago, Fretless said:

You're half way there.  Here's a little more.

 

Found her on a barge in Tennessee

Only paid five bucks for my............

 

That should be “Found her in a barn!

 

Jan and Dean: Bucket T    

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1 hour ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

That should be “Found her in a barn!

 

Jan and Dean: Bucket T    

Nice!  I've only heard The Who's version.

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12 hours ago, Fretless said:

Nice!  I've only heard The Who's version.

 

The J&D recording is the original. It was also recorded by Ronny and The Daytonas.

 

 

 

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And apparently, I've been singing it wrong for 40 years.  Lol.

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The song is nearly 60 years old!!  :rolleyes:  B)  :lol:

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Let's give this one a try:

And when the sun comes up, I'll be on top
You'll be right down there, looking up
And I might wave, come up here

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As I lie awake resting from the day

I could hear the clock ticking time away

Oh I couldn't sleep for on my mind

............................

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On January 15, 2021 at 8:35 AM, Blackwater 53393 said:

Try this one!!

 

All he wanted, 

Was to be free,

And that's the way,

It turned out to be.

Flow river flow.

 

Flow river flow, 

Flow to the sea.

Let you waters wash down.

Take me from this road,

To some other town.

 

 

 

This is the Byrds!! Ballad of Easy Rider!!

 

 

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9 hours ago, DocWard said:

Let's give this one a try:

And when the sun comes up, I'll be on top
You'll be right down there, looking up
And I might wave, come up here

 

HAHAHAA!!

 

The only song I can play on the piano!!

 

Question Mark and the Misterions!!!    96 Tears!!

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45 minutes ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

As I lie awake resting from the day

I could hear the clock ticking time away

Oh I couldn't sleep for on my mind

............................

 

 

Had to look that one up!!  That was almost a Doo Wop song!!

 

I won't spill!!

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35 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

This is the Byrds!! Ballad of Easy Rider!!

 

 

 

Impressive, I had no clue on that one!

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15 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

 

Had to look that one up!!  That was almost a Doo Wop song!!

 

I won't spill!!

 

So did I. First thought was "Huh, really?'

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Y'all try this one!!

 

I watch the leaves,

Falling to the ground.

I'm walking up and down, 

The streets of my hometown.

 

You're here with me, 

Like it used to be.

I turn around and then,

I'm on my own again!

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5 hours ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

HAHAHAA!!

 

The only song I can play on the piano!!

 

Question Mark and the Misterions!!!    96 Tears!!

Major chord...Minor chord ...repeat ten thousand times!!! :lol:

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1 hour ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

Y'all try this one!!

 

I watch the leaves,

Falling to the ground.

I'm walking up and down, 

The streets of my hometown.

 

You're here with me, 

Like it used to be.

I turn around and then,

I'm on my own again!

I looked it up so I won’t give it away but my mom loved that song!

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6 hours ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

HAHAHAA!!

 

The only song I can play on the piano!!

 

Question Mark and the Misterions!!!    96 Tears!!

 

1 hour ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

Major chord...Minor chord ...repeat ten thousand times!!! :lol:

 

That organ sound and those chords are pretty well classic, even iconic to the era.

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7 hours ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

As I lie awake resting from the day

I could hear the clock ticking time away

Oh I couldn't sleep for on my mind

............................

Anyone??? C’mon ..... it’s an old one

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Try this one: 

 

A race of angels bound with one another 

a dish of dollars laid out for all to see 

A tower room at Eden rock

His golf at noon for free 

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Another easy one:

 

"Lullabies, look in your eyes,
Run around the same old town.
Doesn't mean that much to me
To mean that much to you."
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8 minutes ago, Marshal Hangtree said:

Another easy one:

 

"Lullabies, look in your eyes,
Run around the same old town.
Doesn't mean that much to me
To mean that much to you."

 

 

Neil Young: Old Man

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This might be one of the saddest songs I’ve ever heard.

 

Your day breaks. Your mind aches.

You find that all the words of kindness linger on,

When she no longer needs you.

 

She wakes up. She makes up.

She takes her time and doesn’t feel she has to hurry.

She no longer needs you.

 

 

 

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6 hours ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

Y'all try this one!!

 

I watch the leaves,

Falling to the ground.

I'm walking up and down, 

The streets of my hometown.

 

You're here with me, 

Like it used to be.

I turn around and then,

I'm on my own again!

 

Tom Jones!!  Can’t Stop Loving You

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4 hours ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

Try this one: 

 

A race of angels bound with one another 

a dish of dollars laid out for all to see 

A tower room at Eden rock

His golf at noon for free 

 

Never heard it!!  Great band!!

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11 hours ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

As I lie awake resting from the day

I could hear the clock ticking time away

Oh I couldn't sleep for on my mind

............................

 

I’m gonna go ahead and call this one.  Image of a girl!

 

 I’d never heard it that I can remember.  Might could have used a little more tempo...

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