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Discussion in 'Off the subject...' started by Caroline, May 18, 2009.

  1. Caroline

    Caroline Senior Member

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    If you were asked to appear (well be heard) on Dessert Island Discs, which 8 tunes would you choose?

    Mine are
    Theme form a Summer Place;Knights in White Satin;Whiter Shade of Pale;Telstar;Albatross;Orinocoe Flow;The Hall of the Mountain King from Fingle Cave and Dvoraks New World Symphony (AKA the Hovis Advert) as they all bring back so many childhood memories
     
  2. Bailey2001

    Bailey2001 Well-Known Member

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    love the thread :)

    Mine would be

    Change - Tears for fear..(dont really like it now but first vinyl single i bought)
    Never gonna give you up - Rick Astley...a timeless pop classic!
    Windmills of your mind - Noel Harrison (just a song ive always liked)
    Boys of Summer - Don Henley (another 80s masterpiece)
    Phantom of the Opera - Iron Maiden (to remind me of my metal influenced youth)
    By Heart - Clive griffin (for private reasons)
    Love changes everything - Climie Fisher (another one to remind me of my youth)
    Take 5 - Dave Bruebeck (timeless again)
     
  3. Copepod

    Copepod Moderator

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    Freudian slip, perhaps?!? Dessert = pudding! Desert = arid place.
     
  4. Caroline

    Caroline Senior Member

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    I always get the two mixed up, but perhaps that is an idea for another thread, what 8 treats would you take to a dessert (pudding)Island ?
     
  5. Steff

    Steff Little Miss Chatterbox

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    desert disc:
    duran duran dont you want me baby
    tainted love soft cell
    pet shop boys west end girls
    marvyn gaye heard it through the grapevine
    madonna vogue
    madness baggy trousers
    eminem mockingbird

    desserts would be
    strawberry cheescake
    creme brulee
    banoffee pie
    chocolate fudge cake
    apple pie
    rhubarb crumble
    vanilla ice cream and choc sauce
     
  6. insulinaddict09

    insulinaddict09 Well-Known Member

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    my discs would be;

    1. chasing cars... snow patrol

    2. it's my life... bon jovi

    3. snuff.... slipknot

    4. violet hill... coldplay

    5. boulevard of broken dreams... green day

    6. paranoid.... black sabbath

    7. the kill.... 30 seconds to mars

    8. bring me to life.... evanesance

    I would love lots more but will stick to eight :(
     
  7. Corrine

    Corrine Well-Known Member

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    My discs would be:

    Pink Floyd - Echoes
    Morcheeba - Big Calm (anything from that CD)
    Green Day - Track 2 - the long one!
    Coldplay - Viva la vida
    Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
    Sam Sparro - Black and Gold
    Kelly Rowland - Daylight
    Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire

    Not sure I'd take desserts - but if I had to chose one it would be bannoffee pie!
     
  8. insulinaddict09

    insulinaddict09 Well-Known Member

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    bugger i forgot kings of leon... i love them!!! :D
     
  9. Corrine

    Corrine Well-Known Member

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    Well I originally thought I could take 8 whole CD's....having to choose 8 tracks stumped me a bit!
     
  10. Northerner

    Northerner Admin (Retired)

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    My discs:

    Great Gig in the Sky - Pink Floyd
    Sat in Your Lap - Kate Bush
    Lily - Kate Bush
    Human Behaviour - Bjork
    Rubycon - Tangerine Dream
    Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila - Glinka
    From the Beginning - ELP
    Layla - Derek and the Dominoes
    Thick as a Brick - Jethro Tull

    My desserts:
    Jam Roly Poly and Custard
    Rhubarb Crumble
    Chocolate Fudge Cake
    Battenburg
    Christmas cake + wensleydale cheese
    Apple pie and custard
    Coffee cake
    Kate Bush

    :D
     
  11. insulinaddict09

    insulinaddict09 Well-Known Member

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    Lol... same here... too many good songs to choose from!! :D
     
  12. C&E Guy

    C&E Guy Well-Known Member

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    For The Good Times - Perry Como (to remind me of my dad)
    Morningtown Ride -The Seekers (to remind me of my mum)
    Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini - Rachmaninov (by Lang Lang) (favourite classical music)
    Turn Around Look At Me - The Vogues
    Entangled - Genesis
    The Lamia - Steve Hackett (live version)
    One - Mary J Blige & U2
    Real Love - The Beatles

    Book - The Rainmaker - John Grisham

    Luxury - a tv that shows football
     
  13. robert@fm

    robert@fm Well-Known Member

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    Due to all my health problems, I don't think I would survive very long on a desert island:(, and even less time on a dessert island.;)

    There were at least two other mistakes in the OP; Nights in White Satin (from an album about a day); and "In the Hall of the Mountain King" is from Peer Gynt --- I don't think it's the same composer, as Fingal's Cave, it certainly isn't the same work. ;)
     
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  14. robert@fm

    robert@fm Well-Known Member

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    And in accordance with my sig, I made a mistake in the above post. :D
     
  15. mikeyB

    mikeyB Well-Known Member

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    1. Maya - Incredible String Band
    2. Crossroads (live) - Cream
    3. Crying To The Sky - BeBop Deluxe
    4. Final movement from Beethoven’s 9th
    5. And You And I - Yes
    6. Echoes - Pink Floyd
    7. Brain Dead - Pink Floyd
    8. Steppin’ Out - John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers.
    9. Mood Indigo - Duke Ellington
    10. When An Old Cricketer Leaves The Crease - Roy Harper

    Broke the rules with ten, but I couldn’t bear to miss any out:D
     
  16. C&E Guy

    C&E Guy Well-Known Member

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    Fingal's Cave (visited it in 1986) is from Mendelsson's Hebrides Overture.
     
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  17. Chris Hobson

    Chris Hobson Well-Known Member

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    Tarkus - Emerson Lake & Palmer.
    Toccata Adagio & Fugue in C Major - JS Bach.
    Symphony No. 6 Pastoral - LV Beethoven.
    Pictures at an Exhibition - M Mussorgsky.
    Ashes - The Struts.
    Too High Alone - Katie Spencer.
    Brighton Rock - Queen.
    Emerald - Thin Lizzy.
    Time - Pink Floyd
    Overture to the Marriage of Figaro - WA Mozart.
    My taste is so wide and eclectic that it is really impossible to narrow it down to just ten. These are the ones that I thought of just now, but if you ask me again tomorrow it would probably be a different set of choices.
     
  18. Lizzzie

    Lizzzie Well-Known Member

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    Love this!

    Barnard castle march - cos i used to play it at the start of every band session

    Albenez Tango - arranged for viola and piano. Yes it exists and the viola gets to shine.

    Bohamian rhapsody - headbanging. Uni. Cheesy rock nights. Oh yes.

    The Cranberries - in your hands? The only good thing to come out of a relationship with a very unsuitable guy at college.

    Shotgun - for the kids

    South Wales gay men's chorus - South Pacific there is nothing like a dame. Youtube this. Im a massive fan of these boys.

    The Gay Gordon's tune. Best folk dance ever.

    The andante from 2nd movement Beethoven in D opus 28. I learned it for my gr8 piano as a kid and still love to play it. It's probably all I can play.
     

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