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    Quote Originally Posted by NoCal Boy View Post
    The Tubes: Talk To Ya Later
    Thanks for the reminder on that one. Early 1980s, I played keyboard in a band that did this song; I learned the synth solo note-for-note. And totally screwed it up on the one gig that we recorded (which may also explain why no one has the tape but me). The band consisted of a bunch of folkie musician friends of my older brother - and we only did rock+roll numbers. Called ourselves "Da Fabulous Spleenz." We sucked, but we had fun.

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    Popcorn by Hot Butter (Seems to have become a popular Techno song)

    Joy- Apollo 100 (Sped up Bach - Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring)

    Most anything from Toto's first album:
    Hold the Line
    Girl Goodbye
    I'll Supply the Love

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    More 70s & 80s YouTubes

    You're My Everything - Santa Esmeralda
    Blockbuster - The Sweet (covered in the 1990s by Material Issue)
    How Do You Do? - Mouth & McNeal
    Devil Woman - Cliff Richard
    Carrie - Cliff Richard
    Tired of Toein' the Line - Rocky Burnette
    Part Time Love - Elton John
    Little Jeannie - Elton John
    Lay Your Love on Me - Abba
    Hands Up - Ottawan
    I Pledge My Love - Peaches & Herb
    Love Stinks - J. Geils Band
    Seaside Woman - Suzy & the Red Stripes (really Linda McCartney & Wings)
    Mull of Kintyre - Paul McCartney & Wings
    Coming Up - Paul McCartneys
    No More Mr. Nice Guys - Sparks
    Whip It - Devo (an early MTV favorite)
    Hanging on the Telephone - Blondie
    Mirror Star - The Fabulous Poodles
    See Forever Eyes - Prism
    Send Me a Postcard - The Shocking Blue
    Hot Sand - The Shocking Blue (this was the b-side to their #1 hit "Venus")
    Venus - The Shocking Blue

    re: Toto - their first album is my favorite. "I'll Supply the Love", "Hold the Line" and "Manuela Run" are my favorite tracks. Thanks for the video finds.
    Last edited by mel; January 10th, 2009 at 12:10 AM.

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    Shaddap You Face - Joe Dolce
    Sugar Daddy - Patsy Gallant
    Dancin' Man - Q
    Play That Funky Music [radio edit] - Wild Cherry (how many people remember the version that deleted all the references to "white boy?")
    Jesus is Just Alright - Byrds (Doobie Brother's version gets a lot of airplay, but this was the song's first release.)
    Tired Of Toein' The Line - Rocky Burnette
    How Come - Ronnie Lane
    Living In A Fantasy - Leo Sayer
    Marty Feldman Eyes - Bruce "Baby Man" Baum
    Do The Donkey Kong - Buckner & Garcia
    Ca Plane Pour Moi - Plastic Bertrand
    Ebony & Ivory - Paul McCartney (yes, there was a 45 of this song w/o Stevie Wonder's vocals.)
    Silver And Black Attack - 1986 Raiders football team (hopping on the bandwagon of the Bears' Super Bowl Shuffle from the season before. But the Raiders couldn't back the hype, missing the playoffs that year.)
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