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What song(s) do you hear that just take you right back in time and instantly remind you of something? Hearing Extreme's "More Than Words" on the radio just now instantly reminded me of the final dance at high school dances, where it was ALWAYS played. I'll NEVER be able to hear that tune without instantly thinking of those dances (which is not always a pleasant memory, btw).

I know everyone has musical associations like that, a random link to their past. What is yours?? [Razz]

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Its probably been said before.....

But I will never ever hear Here Comes the Sun without magically being transported back to the new sun, in the new millenium in Big Cypress.

I was right under a speaker tower and when the song started it made more than a few cry.............

ahhhhh, Bliss.

Thanks MarcO

Sean

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Yeah, that's a nice memory of a sweet moment. Thank you, Sean.

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Originally posted by Northern Wish:

...I will never ever hear Here Comes the Sun without magically being transported back to the new sun, in the new millenium in Big Cypress.

I was right under a speaker tower and when the song started it made more than a few cry.............

ahhhhh, Bliss.

Thanks MarcO

Sean

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"my situation" out-take from phish studio work (which is hilarious) reminds me of phish tour with mr. harpua. [smile]

GnR-Paradise City-rugby in high school we (6 close buddies on the team) all used to listen to this tune over and over to get pumped up for the games

Pearl Jam-Alive-brings me back to driving to and back from Horseshoe ski resort 3 times a week with my 2 best ski-buddies...goodtimes goodtimes (also Nirvana, and "ironman"was on that tape that we played a 1000 times...)

tears in heaven takes me places i don't want to go

that tune from "the breakfast club' always does something for me...i just can't put my finger on it (i think that was in elementary school)

and of course RUNDMC reminds me of grade 6 rappin' with my friends like savages (and spitting all over the place doign it, drumming on everything), and all the parents hating the music and us trying to recreate it...we loved it!

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Dry The Rain - The Beta Band

Reminds of CTMF a few weeks ago. It may not be a link to way back when, but its a link to the near past. I listened to this song while driving into Durham for a hot breakfast on monday morning after all the festivities were done. This song just makes me smile and remember a big blur of a joyous weekend.

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I'll have to agree with More than Words, it's been one of my favourites for a long time. Lightning Crashes by Live reminds me of the grandmother I never knew. The name of the song from the breakfast club escapes me, but it reminds me of elementary school, Across the Lines by Tracy Chapman reminds me of all I heard about the riots and how thankful I am not to have gone through them personally, November Rain just makes me sentimental about anything, and almost anything off of Van Morrison's Moondance gets me thinking, like And it Stoned Me and Caravan remind me of fun summertimes with my friends, Moondance reminds me of my prom (ok so it wasn't really that long ago)..... I could go on forever.

gee.. I really actually do relate a lot of my past to music. Go figure. [Roll Eyes]

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well there are a few but they all seem to be from this one stellar mixed tape which i have since lost...sorry, bo(if you're even reading this) but i lost the tape you made me years ago(you were in grade 10 or 11) that had the acoustic magnet's coil. i wish i could listen to it and recall my early part of highschool...damn parties!

it was an indie alt rock sort of mixed tape circa 1995 - one of the best presents i've ever received.

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Live reminds me of a girl named josé who was a wicked fun wierdo that we use to play DnD with for a while.

Fire - Pointer sisters version and

Do You think im sexy - Rod Stewart

Totally reminds me of being 8 years old stuck in my fathers "company car" driving to and from toronto for the weekend every 2 weeks just cuz it was free cuz it was a company car!

Appetite for destruction and Beastie boys - grade 12 at Woodroffe for sure, great year

Jump - VH - middle school dances (we use to "jump" right)

any beatles early child hood my father never stopped playing them.

Metallica Ride the lightening Merivale Highschool with my first serious boyfriend

Morrison Hotel first few years hanging out with my now husband

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UGGH PUKE!

what's wrong with all you people??!!

you're talking about 'more than words' by EXTREME!!!

I mean seriously...

I liked Maddak's post until I realized it said 'prom' instead of 'porn'

And there's at least 2 GnR tunes mentioned...

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First off, Kudos to NW for the Here comes the sun call. I think i welled up there a bit myself. One of the most beautiful sunrises i've ever seen.

But the one that does it for me has got to be either Chalkdust torture (first live Phish song ever heard) OR Mauna Bowa by SCI.

Honourable mention to Late in the Evening by Paul Simon. Camping memories there.

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Whoa, the topic is music that brings back memories, not necessarily music you like.

Me, I tend to associate music with guys rather than events. This one likes Pink Floyd, that one likes Kate Bush, this one I divorced likes Air Supply, that one I divorced likes Gordon Lightfoot ...

I don't just divorce *guys*; I divorce their stereos.

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quote:

Originally posted by treyter:

that tune from "the breakfast club' always does something for me...i just can't put my finger on it (i think that was in elementary school)

Would that be "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds?

Aloha,

BRAD (Bratpack Remembrances After Decades)

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Okay keeping in mind that these are songs that bring back memories not necessarily songs I loved:

Top of the World (Carpenters) was the song I sang at my first real audition. (I made it through three rounds only to be dismissed after they saw me dance [Frown] )

My mom used to teach us how to dance to Jailhouse Rock (Elvis)

Lady in Red (Chris De Burg) was the song I first danced with a boy too.

Because I Love You (???) was the first "our song" I shared with a boyfriend.

EVERYTHING Guns 'n Roses reminds me of my highschool chums.

Wild Horses (Garth Brooks) reminds me of my girlfriend Angie and how much I miss her.

Take this Job and Shove it reminds me of the time I got up on stage at a picnic that the ranch I was working at was holding. I sang it at the top of my lungs and quit that day.

I Will Always Love You (Witney Houston) reminds me of highschool. All the girls loved that song and would beg me to sing it at slumber parties. (yuck, I still feel dirty).

The Beautiful People (Marilyn Manson) reminds me of parties in Peterborough during school.

Mike's Song is the first Phish song I heard and therefore the song responsible for changing my life forever.

Velvet Sea reminds me of Pig on a spit.

Crazy Train (Pat Boone style) reminds me that life is wonderful, that good things happen to good people, and that I shouldn't feel bad in any way for being happy. Gotta love Pat Boone [big Grin]

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the song "drugs in my pocket" (although I hardly ever hear it) reminds me of getting into trouble at age 5 or 6. My brother taught me all the words and then told me to go sing it to my mom.

"no sugar tonight" reminds me of this lame arcade in Lindsay where it was played on the jukebox almost everyday after school. (hanging out at the arcade was "cool" in Lindsay)

Any Hank Williams or (Conway Twitty [Eek!] )song reminds me of sneaking down the stairs while my parents had party's.

and everybody who was with me on Sat. night knows what Billie Jean does to me!

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What's this weezy? You thought i was in a porn not that long ago?? [Eek!] Geez.. and I thought dave-o spotting a third twin (so a triplet then huh huh I can count [smile] ) was scary, apparently I now resemble a porn star too. I'm starting not to like this whole looking like other people thing.

Ohhh, I just remember a really recent memory tied to a song, going nuts in a bar with all the cool university people that I met this year, to the tune of Home for a Rest. (Yes, we are all science nerds and I'm sure it shows)

And thanks bradm for the name of that song, I wonder how it could have ever escaped me, it's only repeated about 8 hundred times in the song!

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I'll never hear Springsteen's "Glory Days" without remembering the time my buddy Mark and I shroomed our balls off all night, phoning radio stations trying to get them to play it so we could crash.

Finally heard it about 5.30am.

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Coupla' tunes for me:

Helpless (NY): Reminds me of the Northern Ontario towns I lived in, catching pike with my dad...very good memories

Give a Little Bit (Supertramp): or any other song by them for that matter... my parents used to crank their tunes all the time (had some 8-tracks, too, but I dunno where they are now)

Rasputin (Boney-M): Man that song rocked in the day! Me and my little brother wore out the Night Flight to Venus LP!

Are Friends Electric (Gary Neuman and the Tube Way Army): Original synth punk, my first cassette! Reminds me of lots of crazy kid times...

I'm rambling...that was fun! Thanks Marco!

[big Grin][Razz][big Grin]

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