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Parasaurolophus

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The Song in Your Head Thread
« on: May 19, 2019, 07:01:52 PM »
Today's earworm: Rachel Platten, Fight Song.

I heard it out in the world yesterday. It stuck.
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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2019, 07:04:10 PM »
I heard Alice Merton's No Roots for the first time driving home on Friday.  It's stuck in my head now.
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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2019, 05:34:31 AM »
Tiger Family Trip from the PBS show Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood.

We're heading out on a two week road trip and this is how we get our son ready.

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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2019, 05:54:24 AM »
Incubus, Aqueous Transmission.

I loved the song years ago; less now that it's been stuck in my head for over two weeks.

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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2019, 09:24:02 AM »
My ear-worms are mostly task-specific.

Really annoying ones remind me I need to pay a bill.

The tunes my music students are working on remind me I need to do my weekly scheduling email on Sunday nights.

Playford dance tunes remind me I need to get my clothes in shape for tours starting in July.

Swing tunes tell me there's a Sat. PM dance upcoming.

Chant reminds me to get that paper on medieval processions done.

Or, if I'm trying to sort out a chord progression on a tune I'm working on for a performance, it will intrude in the most unfair way on almost anything else, anytime, anyplace (going home on the subway at midnight last night? Hunh?)

I also have a most disciplined/undisciplined auditory memory...  Tunes I heard once a long time ago will also come bouncing back, and I'll have to reconstruct context and content to figure out what it was.

The inner radio of my life.

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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2019, 11:40:51 AM »
"Ring of Keys" from Fun Home

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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2019, 12:18:01 PM »
"Daybreak" - Barry Manilow.  Don't ask.
"I know you understand what you think I said, but I'm not sure that what you heard was not what I meant."

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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2019, 10:00:54 AM »
"Daybreak" - Barry Manilow.  Don't ask.

I always liked that song. I learned it at one point and performed it.

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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2019, 10:25:37 AM »
OK...I can admit I like Barry Manilow.  My kids do the eye-roll thing.
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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2019, 06:56:50 PM »
OK...I can admit I like Barry Manilow.  My kids do the eye-roll thing.

My Monday morning playlist is an hour of Barry Manilow. I've been enjoying Manilow Sings Sinatra lately.
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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2019, 01:30:00 AM »
Australia's Eurovision song Zero Gravity. Dang, that was cool!

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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2019, 03:56:50 AM »
Ugh, I heard a snippet of Dark Side of the Moon yesterday and now I CANNOT MAKE IT GO AWAY.

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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #12 on: May 23, 2019, 12:46:26 PM »
Today's earworm: Rachel Platten, Fight Song.

I heard it out in the world yesterday. It stuck.

Oooh, Parasaurolophus, this is an evil thread...yikes! <Runs away covering ears>

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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #13 on: May 23, 2019, 12:57:41 PM »
My current earworm is "Born to Be Alive."  Although I'm not usually into disco, this was on the playlist in my dance exercise class, and the instructor's choreography was particularly fun. 

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Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2019, 02:19:33 PM »
Today's earworm: Rachel Platten, Fight Song.

I heard it out in the world yesterday. It stuck.

Oooh, Parasaurolophus, this is an evil thread...yikes! <Runs away covering ears>


Hehehe!

I was always told that you can get rid of an earworm by singing Oh Canada! to yourself. I imagine the same should be true of the Star-Spangled Banner/God Save the Queen/etc.? It's always worked relatively well for me, at least.


Today's, for no reason I can discern: Tegan and Sara, How Come You Don't Want Me
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