Favorite Old Songs

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Kitty
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Re: Favorite Old Songs

Post by Kitty » Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:10 pm

Kitty wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:30 pm
donnie wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:27 pm
Thanks, friend. I really needed to hear that one! :)
Glad to be of some service! Now listen to this one! Ha!

A Beautiful Waste of Time sung by Mary Small

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmhWEMgvv3k
I'm bumping this one from last year. Love this one so much.
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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Re: Favorite Old Songs

Post by donnie » Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:46 pm

Yes, that's a really good one. Thanks for bumping it!

Her voice kind of reminds me of that of Alice Lon on the old Lawrence Welk show.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zz3fise3DIc

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Re: Favorite Old Songs

Post by Kitty » Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:07 pm

It's the kind of warm, deeper voice (I don't know the term for it!) that's so alluring. Thanks for sharing that song. It's got that bounce that I love. I have never watched The Lawrence Welk Show. Was it a variety show, or mostly music?
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Re: Favorite Old Songs

Post by donnie » Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:07 pm

Kitty wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:07 pm
It's the kind of warm, deeper voice (I don't know the term for it!) that's so alluring. Thanks for sharing that song. It's got that bounce that I love. I have never watched The Lawrence Welk Show. Was it a variety show, or mostly music?
Glad you liked that. :) LW was a longtime big band leader. He had a successful show for a long time on TV—something like over 30 years, I think. I’ve always enjoyed watching reruns of the show and have gotten very familiar with a lot of the regulars. It can be pretty corny, but that never bothered me. :D It was pretty much a straight musical program, though they did have some musical skits, I guess you’d call them, and also some dancing.

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Re: Favorite Old Songs

Post by Kitty » Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:12 pm

I'm gonna check Welk out. Of course I've heard of him, but I've never looked close into it.
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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