Pure Pop Perfection

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by drmilktruck, Nov 10, 2019.

  1. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    Post some of your favorite classic rock n roll pop songs - 3 minute or less upbeat blasts of boy/girl, summer, cars, school, hanging out, whatever. The kind that make you make feel young, want to sing along, and move your body in some way.

    The ones that inspired this thread, heard while riding in my truck.





     
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  2. wabash slim

    wabash slim Friend of Fred

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    lafayette in
    'I Fought the Law"---Bobby Fuller Four
    "Doo Wah Diddy"---Manfred Mann
    "Here Comes My Baby"---Tremeloes

    ---and so many more! I haven't even started on Beatles or Stones tunes.
     
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  3. GlenP

    GlenP Gretschie

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    Jul 23, 2019
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    The Who did a nice cover of this one too....

     
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  4. wabash slim

    wabash slim Friend of Fred

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    "Evil Woman"---Crow
    "Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress"---Hollies
    "Brown Eyed Girl"---Van Morrison
     
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  5. wabash slim

    wabash slim Friend of Fred

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    "Werewolves of London"---Warren Zevon
    "Well, Alright"---Buddy Holly or Blind Faith or Santana
    "That'll Be The Day"---Buddy Holly or Linda Ronstadt
     
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  6. r0de0

    r0de0 Gretschie

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  7. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Synchromatic

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    Beatles or Beach Boys.

    My definition: less than 3 minutes, timeless melody and magic interactions occurring between the musicians, the arrangements and the studio gear.

    Then others did it too.
     
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  8. Moleng1

    Moleng1 Synchromatic

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    Golden Earring - Radar Love
    ZZ Top - La Grange
     
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  9. wildeman

    wildeman Gretschified

    May 10, 2015
    norcal
    Aerosmith, Sweet Emotion.
     
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  10. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Breeders, Cannonbal. A monster tune built from a couple simple riffs.

     
  11. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Throwing Muses, Not Too Soon.

     
  12. Mr Swisher

    Mr Swisher Gretschie

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    3 minutes of poptastic Wilco.
     
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  13. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Garbage, Stupid Girl.

     
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  14. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Garbage, Stupid Girl.

     
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  15. pmac11

    pmac11 Country Gent

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    Mar 4, 2018
    Toronto, Ontario
    The Killers - Mr Brightside
    Steely Dan - Change of the Guard
    Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode

    Sent from my SM-T560NU using Tapatalk
     
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  16. mbkri

    mbkri Country Gent

    Sep 22, 2012
    Chicago
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  17. hcsterg

    hcsterg Country Gent

    Feb 13, 2012
    France
    But who remember... o_Oo_Oo_O ???

    The Buggles
    : Trevor Horn / Geoffrey Downes.
    - "The Age of Plastic" 1980
    - "Adventures in Modern Recording" 1981

    Their greatest success :


    New Musik : Tony Mansfield / Clive Gates / Tony Hibbert / Phil Towner.
    - "From A to B" 1980
    - "Anywhere" 1981
    - "Warp" 1982

    Their greatest success :


    I still love their music... 39 years later ! :cool:;)

    A+!
     
  18. section2

    section2 Country Gent

    Dec 21, 2016
    Toronto
    Great pick! That song comes on and suddenly I'm 16.
     
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