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Embarrassing songs/singers You Like

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by drmilktruck, Jul 12, 2017.

  1. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Friend of Fred

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    As a kid this was one of my favorite songs. Those are SERIOUS bell bottoms.



    Other examples?
     
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  2. wabash slim

    wabash slim Country Gent

    Age:
    67
    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    To be honest, I'm not embarrassed by my likes. Everybody likes something, and I don't have to defend my choices.

    I do, however, wonder about some of you, tho.
     
  3. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta
    I saw Celine Dion live in Las Vegas. She made me cry. I hate typing that.
     
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  5. wildeman

    wildeman Friend of Fred

    May 10, 2015
    norcal
    :p
     
  6. dilver

    dilver Country Gent

    Feb 16, 2009
    NJ
    I'm a sucker for vocal harmonies, even in the most pop-sounding dribble. I was fortunate enough to play in a handful of groups that had singers capable of pulling off 3 part harmonies. When it clicks, especially live, it still gives me chills.
     
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  7. englishman

    englishman Friend of Fred

    Age:
    59
    Apr 5, 2014
    Detroit
    I secretly liked this one when it was popular, would never have admitted it at the time lol.

     
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  8. thunder58

    thunder58 Gretschified

    Age:
    58
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    I don't mind being embarrassed myself , it's part of my personality ............ lol
     
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  9. Ricochet

    Ricochet Gretschified

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    I sort of liked everything when growing up, including Disco. Tough to reconcile with my then long haired rocker image, and I would never have admitted it at the time.
    Now I'm getting too old to give a hoot, I just can't remember any names.
     
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  10. LA Miles

    LA Miles Synchromatic

    959
    Dec 6, 2012
    PA
     
  11. panhead6zero

    panhead6zero Gretschie

    Age:
    59
    233
    Jan 17, 2015
    The Motor City
    2 very cringe worthy would be "Smile a little Smile for Me, RoseMarie" and Seventeen by Janis Ian. First one just awful! Second, almost suicidal. How did we buy off on that one. I also had every 45 the Temptations made though and my older brother turned me onto the Allman Brothers and the Ventures.... My only 70s dance/disco was Michael Jackson's with Don't Stop...
     
  12. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta

    Dude. Michael Jacksons "Off The Wall" is one of the all time great records IMO.
     
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  13. panhead6zero

    panhead6zero Gretschie

    Age:
    59
    233
    Jan 17, 2015
    The Motor City
    Agreed!
     
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  14. Ricochet

    Ricochet Gretschified

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    I love the Tempations LOL! Old Soul and RnB is were it's at. MJ is Ok in my book too. A legend.
     
  15. StJohn

    StJohn Country Gent

    Jun 5, 2008
    North Louisiana
    Growing up in the 80s, I really like Duran Duran and Hall & Oates! Oh, and pretty much all hair metal.

    And Off the Wall is THE best Jackson record!
     
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  16. sixtyonetwentyguy

    sixtyonetwentyguy Electromatic

    29
    Jul 3, 2017
    california
    Not embarrassing song, but back when "Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport" was on radio, I thought they were saying some guy's name . . .Tommy Cangarudonsport? or something . . and didn't find out till years later what it really was. Hope that story makes sense lol
     
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  17. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Country Gent

    Age:
    51
    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    Neil Diamond and Barry Manilow...:rolleyes: Loved that kitschy melody-lines when I was a kid.
     
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  18. speedicut

    speedicut Country Gent

    Jun 5, 2012
    Alabama
    Great artist, odd song

     
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  19. jfletcher67

    jfletcher67 Gretschie

    253
    Jul 25, 2012
    Birmingham, AL
    Ladies and gentlemen, today's winner of Gretsch-Talk, Mr. Tony Sims!
     
  20. jagROAR_63

    jagROAR_63 Gretschie

    384
    Apr 20, 2016
    Germany
    La isla Bonita !

    makes me happy everytime I happen to listen to that song in the radio (in the car).