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#OnNow until February 2017

The music I listen to while writing.

#OnNow Puhdys-Alt wie ein Baum 🌳 from Louis Fürnberg poem with musical similarities to Queen-'39, GDR #3 http://amzn.to/2lbU31H #OnNow Michel Fugain-La corde au cou 👋 French love 'em & leave 'em song similar to Supertramp-Goodbye Stranger http://amzn.to/2lP7mcn
#OnNow Three Degrees-When Will I See You Again 👀 every sentence is a ❓, sung at Prince Charles' 30th birthday http://amzn.to/2l9AqXS #OnNow Seekers-Georgy Girl 👸 US #1, title song with different lyrics in eponymous film, jingle for Barbie doll http://amzn.to/2lEZFDy
#OnNow Rick Springfield-Jessie's Girl 💔 song about being in love with best friend's girl took 19 weeks to hit #1 http://amzn.to/2l8wYzV #OnNow Steely Dan-My Old School 🚭 grudge about their arrest at Bard College, NY despite dropped charges http://amzn.to/2l8lA7m
#OnNow Miranda Cosgrove & Drake Bell-Leave It All To Me 💻 #100 & "wonderful" theme song for Nickelodeon show iCarly http://amzn.to/2l8iDnq #OnNow Ramones-Sheena Is A Punk Rocker 👙 guessing that punk rock music would appeal to Sheena, Queen of the Jungle http://amzn.to/2l8fSCl
#OnNow Roy Orbison-Oh Pretty Woman 👯 #4 of 1964 inspired by his wife Claudette, in turn inspired hit movie title http://amzn.to/2kXlgs3 #OnNow Middle Of The Road-Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep 🐤 10-million seller cover of Lally Stott's minor hit http://amzn.to/2lQhmmn
#OnNow Supertramp-Goodbye Stranger 🍺 #15 in various movies & TV shows including parody on NBC's The Office http://amzn.to/2lT6nW8 #OnNow Contours-Do you love me 💘 #3 in 1962 & #11 1988 as possibly most dirty dance of Dirty Dancing movie http://amzn.to/2kaIQ0P
#OnNow Los Tigres del Norte-Golpes En El Corazón 💔 version as duet with Paulina Rubio hit #1 in Mexico http://amzn.to/2l0arWC #OnNow Police-Message in a Bottle 🍼 their 1st UK #1 and personal favourite of the band but only US #74 http://amzn.to/2kYGhjd
#OnNow Kevin Costner-Saturday Night 🐺 he not only Dances With Wolves but sings with Modern West-only released in Europe http://amzn.to/2jz1dRK #OnNow Archies-Sugar Sugar 🍯 #1 for the cartoon band & 1 of biggest bubblegum hits of all time, hit for Wilson Pickett http://amzn.to/2jfJKh1
#OnNow Chris Rea-Thinking Of You 💭 only charted in France but album made it to UK #10 http://amzn.to/2kww7qK #OnNow Ashley Tisdale-Not Like That 👸 about misunderstood celebrity, single released in Europe & South America, not US http://amzn.to/2kDd5OD
#OnNow Coldplay-Viva la Vida 🎇 Grammy-winning first #1 written by all band members inspired by a Frida Kahlo painting http://amzn.to/2k20JAf #OnNow Clint Black-Nothin' But The Taillights 🚙 US & Canadian #1 co-written by him & Steve Wariner http://amzn.to/2k25H02
#OnNow Wolfgang Petry-Scheißegal 💩 off-color part of title stricken from album title still neither charted http://amzn.to/2kD9BQd #OnNow O Angelique Kidjo-Kelele 🎵 how she combines traditional Benin music, soul & Bollywood to make her own noise http://amzn.to/2kD6zv1
#OnNow Crystals-He's Sure The Boy I Love 👨 #11 recorded by Darlene Love & Blossoms based in LA with producer Phil Spector http://amzn.to/2kCmJky #OnNow Knack-My Sharona 👯 #1 debut single inspired by singer Doug Fieger's girlfriend & guitarist Berton Averre's old riff http://amzn.to/2kCKA7B
#OnNow Bob Marley-Stir It Up 🍲 his first successful composition outside Jamaica as Johnny Nash single #NowPlaying http://amzn.to/2kCFS9Q #OnNow Ralph McTell-Streets of London ➰ award-winning song originally Streets of Paris from hitchhiking through Europe http://amzn.to/2kCGX1k
#OnNow Sean Paul-Get busy 🚬 party song not all about smoking weed based on Diwali Riddim-in several games & films http://amzn.to/2hIvZqp #OnNow Kelly's Lot-Back To LA 🌇 melodic ballad & ode to Kelly's sad, lonely, sunny, magic home Los Angeles #NowPlaying http://amzn.to/2hIwosU
#OnNow U2-Sunday Bloody Sunday 🔴 about horror of Bloody Sunday in Derry-among the best political protest songs http://amzn.to/2hIB29W #OnNow Jim Croce-I'll Have to Say I Love You In A Song 💓 written instead of argument with wife-released week he died http://amzn.to/2inYl89
#OnNow P!nk-Get The Party Started 🎉 internat. hit written Linda Perry using every wrong instrument during weird phase http://amzn.to/2hIE3XV #OnNow Roxy Music-Over You 😭 product of quick bass, guitar & rhythm box jam session made UK #5 & US #80 #NowPlaying http://amzn.to/2inXNzl
#OnNow Roger Whittaker-River Lady ⛴️ Goodbye to river boat-German #4 & #10 (Das alte Schiff)-failed to chart in UK & US http://amzn.to/2inTeVC #OnNow Deep Purple-Smoke On The Water 💭🌊 true story, musical theme made #4 Total Guitar's Greatest Guitar Riffs Ever http://amzn.to/2inTxQr
#OnNow AC/DC-TNT ⚠️ Australian #11 used by several sports teams, professional wrestlers, movies & TV channel TNT http://amzn.to/2inSxf9 #OnNow Alan Parsons-The Cask of Amontillado 🍷 John Miles & Terry Sylvester sang on retelling of Edgar Allan Poe story http://amzn.to/2hoUw2V
#OnNow America-A Horse With No Name 🐎 first & most successful single about strange horse from M.C. Escher picture http://amzn.to/2hwdgcP #OnNow Hot Banditoz-Shake Your Balla 💃 their last German top 10, based on Kirsti Sparboe-Ein Student aus Uppsala http://amzn.to/2hoZ8pW
#OnNow No Doubt-Don't Speak 🙊 Gwen Stefani's take on breakup with bandmate Tony Kanal-their most successful single http://amzn.to/2hgYCaD #OnNow ABBA-Angeleyes 👀 unusual double A-side with Voulez-Vous, hit simultaneously with unrelated Roxy Music-Angel Eyes http://amzn.to/2gniKdH

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