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Okay then, seeing as how 2020 is a lousy year, let's create a hitparade for the lousiest songs EVER.

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Blazer, Oct 25, 2020.

  1. kplamann

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    Mercy for the hamsters!

    The one song worse than that may be "Run For Your Life". I love the Beatles, but I can't get over the awful lyrics.

     
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    Mid 00’s edition:



     
  3. Bill Sheehan

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    Hahahahahaha! I have to agree with you on this one! And I'm a big fan of John Fogerty! I'm kind of the same with Michael McDonald-- I love his style, and I have immense respect for him, but I just feel exhausted after listening to some of his songs! Maybe it's because he tends to sing at the absolute upper end of his register so often...
     
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    You make a good point; those lyrics always struck me as very dark. Same with "Hey Joe".
     
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    For me it's over exposure from classic rock radio of songs that I used to enjoy. But after 40 years of hearing them on heavy rotation, it's like nails on a chalk board to hear now.
     
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    McCartney - "Someone's Knockin' at the Door"
    Lennon - "Imagine"
    The Beatles - "Good Morning"

    And I'm one of the biggest Beatles' fans on this board. These songs just suck.
     
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    I had and am having a great year. :)I have not listed to the radio though I do youtube music. I haven't heard any lamentables songs.
    I have a feeling that 2021 is going to get a lot better. I feel a change coming.
    Whoopsie I forgot 225,000 dead americans from, you know.:(
     
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    In the NY area, it’s “Benny gets a zetz”. :)
     
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    Because Thijs van Leer’s yodeling overcomes Jan Akkerman’s superb guitar work.

    BTW, a former work associate uses Hocus Pocus as his “Guitar Center wanking song”. I’ve heard him play it, and he does it well.
     
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    In my 66 years along the road of life, I've met very few Beach Boy fans that wouldn't like to just slap the hell out of Mike Love.What a full blown narcissist camera hog!
     
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    I don't pick my record collection or cast my vote the way I would pick my friends. I'm not sure I would be best buds with ML but he could always hit the right note even on complex parts (his part on "Our Prayer" was the most complex of the song). And as egotistical as he may be, he always is willing to tour and tour and tour. That version of Crocodile Rock made by a band without a rudder was shocking, I can see why it was nominated!
     
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    Not sure how we got to page 8 without Angel is a Centerfold by J. Giles Band
     
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    Have you listened to what passes for drums on that song. When Ainsley Dunbar left the band the drummer that replaced him was just adequate, I don't think any drummer was actually involved with that song and once Kantner left I lost interest. The label pushed them hard in a direction that some in the band were not happy with. Unfortunately living in the Bay Area I still get to hear it on the radio once in a while.
     
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    The Beach Boys - Kokomo. All I have to do is hear the beginning of that song and I‘m ready to cliff dive. :D
     
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    Emotional Rescue - The Rolling Stones

    Baker Street - by, uh, hmmm, who the [expletive] cares.
     
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    It was typical 80s corporate rock. I assume Starship wanted to hold on to their recording deal.

    Heart, Boston, Fleetwood Mac, Journey, Foreigner...they were all at it.


    Electronic drums weren't all that, whoever was playing them. :)
     
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    Revolution #9. Absolute garbage. Greatest one hit wonder of all time. Sprit in the Sky, my man, Norman Greenbaum.
     
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    Man, "I Put a Spell on You" grabbed me hard back in 1968 when I first heard it. I even made our band cover it that year. I can't really stand Screamin' Jay's version. Funny how peoples' tastes are so different.:cool:
     
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    He had another minor hit called "Canned Ham." IMO it's a better song than "Spirit..."
     
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