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Classic Oldie Videos

Postby Strum » Sun Jan 17, 2010 8:41 pm

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Postby farmboy » Sun Jan 17, 2010 9:00 pm

Great find Strum!! :cool:
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Postby Strum » Sun Jan 17, 2010 9:21 pm

Betcha can't NOT shrug your shoulders! :D :D :D :D :D

Love it! :cool:
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Postby grammer » Sun Jan 17, 2010 11:45 pm

great find again strum ----
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Re: Classic Oldie Videos

Postby grammer » Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:13 pm

the last cowboy song
the highwaymen -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbR3K9DE ... e=related#
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Re: Classic Oldie Videos

Postby grammer » Fri Aug 27, 2010 7:47 pm

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Re: Classic Oldie Videos

Postby grammer » Sun Jun 24, 2012 12:55 am

Now this is a goodie
thanks to Harjoe
http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=mz3CPzdCDws
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Re: Classic Oldie Videos

Postby Rocker » Sun Jun 24, 2012 1:18 am

Thank you two that is class. I just love those big routines - Stayin Alive is perfect for the clips.
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Postby Micheál » Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:03 pm

I underwent training in CPR last year and the advice was to use "Stayin Alive" as the tempo for the chest compressions. Jeez - its hard enough to locate a defibrillator without also having to find a ghetto blaster with the right CD track.

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Re: Classic Oldie Videos

Postby Gulliver » Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:35 pm



Best website I've seen for a long time.
Has been playing non-stop in Gullivers house since you posted.
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Re: Classic Oldie Videos

Postby Rocker » Sun Jun 24, 2012 4:51 pm

Micheál,

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Did they teach you nuttin at that course - You are supposed to sing the song out loud while you are saving the poor person, Now you have the opportunity to play the video the lads posted and learn the song. :idea:
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Postby Micheál » Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:42 pm

Naaah! wouldnt work Rocker.
You see I was playing the part of the patient being saved and it would spoil the whole illusion if I was to be wailing like that.

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Re: Classic Oldie Videos

Postby JENNY WREN » Sun Jun 24, 2012 6:37 pm

brilliant site have enjoyed it so much especially my beloved small faces :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D and now i have discovered the christmas songs bliss perfect bliss :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
always look on the bright side of life.....de dum de dum de dum de dum.
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Re: Classic Oldie Videos

Postby JENNY WREN » Sun Jun 24, 2012 6:37 pm

brilliant site have enjoyed it so much especially my beloved small faces :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D and now i have discovered the christmas songs bliss perfect bliss :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Classic Oldie Videos

Postby Gulliver » Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:06 pm

I haven't turned off that site for 4 days.
For me the outstanding section is the songs of 1950, 1951 and 1952
That was the time when songs had real melody, the words cound be heard clearly, and the singers could really sing

Among the songs of 1950 the outstanding one is "Harbour Lights" written by our own Jimmy Kennedy from Omagh, who was among the greatest writers of popular songs of all time. Jimmy wrote "South of the Border", "Teddy Bears Picnic", The Isle of Capri", "My Prayer", "Love is like a violin" "April in Portugal", "The Hokey Cokey" and quite literally hundreds of other hits
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Re: Classic Oldie Videos

Postby Micheál » Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:44 pm

You can read more here about this remarkable fella here -
http://www.culturenorthernireland.org/article.aspx?art_id=1244

You'll see he was buried in Taunton in Somerset. Of course it was all very difficult. They put his left leg in . . . .

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Re: Classic Oldie Videos

Postby Rocker » Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:57 pm

Micheál,

Thank you for posting that link. My mother had the most remarkable voice and sang all day long. Those were her regular favourites. We Hokey Cokeye'd and Red Sailed our way through the rough 50's and 60's. It didn't matter that we had no money and little food - we had remarkable singing sessions and dancing sessions in our old flagged kitchen, they have left those warm lasting memories!
Love your zany sense of humour! ...his left leg in....... ;)
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Re: Classic Oldie Videos

Postby grammer » Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:54 pm

Have to agree with you there Gulliver--
some classic songs=

The hokey cokey :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
Strum I think it was, posted the origins of the hokey cokey some time ago.
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