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Ear worms

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by TG, May 18, 2018.

  1. TG

    TG Doctor of Teleocity

    Those infuriating short sound loops from a song that play inside your head endlessly when you are doing something mindless like digging or loading firewood.

    Yesterday while carting topsoil into the poly tunnel I had Joe Jones singing 'you talk too much, you worry me to death...taa-aa-aalk too much...talk too much'...over and over.
    And over.

    Made a change from the usual ABBA or 1970s disco songs...but still very annoying.


    Share your earworms. Which songs have afflicted you?
     

  2. Gibson

    Gibson Friend of Leo's

    Feb 13, 2007
    Just passing thru


    You're welcome.
     
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  3. Paul Jenkin

    Paul Jenkin Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Aug 17, 2017
    Essex, UK


    Heard it on the radio one morning earlier this week and had a hell of a job shutting it out
     

  4. BoogerRooger

    BoogerRooger Poster Extraordinaire

    Jun 3, 2009
    Suffolk Coast
    I haven't listened to the album version of Clampdown for years and had forgotten about the bit at the beginning that I could never decipher. A bit of searching on the net soon turned up what Joe actually is saying. I just can't get it out of my head now. Certainly not annoying though.

    The kingdom is ransacked
    the jewels all taken back
    and the chopper descends
    they're hidden in the back
    with a message on a half-baked tape
    with the spool going round
    saying I'm back here in this place
    and I could cry
    and there's smoke you could click on

     

  5. Donny Osmond fan

    Donny Osmond fan Tele-Meister

    Age:
    43
    457
    May 6, 2018
    Uknown.
    Mine is Tinnitus. It sucks. :cry::(:confused:
     
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  6. Hellcat707

    Hellcat707 TDPRI Member

    24
    Nov 20, 2017
    Ontario, Canada
    Whatever I've Heard last.
     

  7. Papa Joe

    Papa Joe Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Age:
    89
    Jun 30, 2007
    Swanton Ohio
    What ever I last heard or thought of..The ones that bug me are TV theme songs and commercial jingles..
     

  8. RegularJim

    RegularJim TDPRI Member

    Age:
    45
    78
    May 24, 2017
    Winthrop Harbor, IL


    'Til the night closes in!
     

  9. rob5755

    rob5755 Tele-Holic

    532
    Oct 9, 2008
    Freehold NJ
    The opening bars to the song "Square Hammer" by the Satanic band Ghost



    "Are you on the Square... are you on the Level?" damn ear worm...
     

  10. jmiles

    jmiles Friend of Leo's

    Nov 29, 2003
    ohio

  11. LocoTex

    LocoTex Tele-Holic

    Age:
    63
    887
    Jan 16, 2018
    Waxahachie, TX.

    Roly-poly fish heads...
     

  12. RLee77

    RLee77 Friend of Leo's

    May 15, 2016
    Silicon Valley
    This one is most insidious to me... The Cars, You Might Think. In fact, just posting this, I now have it in my head. Argh.
     

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