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Old 04-25-2008, 08:57 AM   #1
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What songs would you choose?

OK, I'm making a couple CD's for my parent's to take out on the boat with them this summer. They are asking for 60's, 70's maybe early 80's, Broadway, Movies, ect. upbeat songs. Here's what I have so far. Any suggestions?

Great Balls of Fire (Jerry Lee Lewis)
Danger Zone (Kenny Loggins)
I'm Walkin 2002 Digital Remaster (Fats Donino Jukebox)
Your the one that I want (Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta)
ABC Jackson 5
Get Rhythm (Johnny Cash)
Luck be a lady (Frank Sinatra)
Footloose (Kenny Loggins)
Conga (Gloria Estefan)
Chantilly Lace (Jerry Lee Lewis)
Not Fade Away (Buddy Holly)
Smokin in the Boy's Room
Midnight Train to Georgia

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Old 04-25-2008, 09:17 AM   #2
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Georgia...Ray Charles
Pretty Woman....Roy Orbison
Blue Bayou...Linda Rhonstadt version
Lady....Kenny Rogers
We've Only Just Begun....The Carpenters
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Copa Cabana!!!! Barry Manilow
The Pina Colada song - Rupert Holmes
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Old 04-25-2008, 09:30 AM   #4
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Walk like a Man
something by the Beatles if they were that way inclined
There's no Elvis on the list!
Whip It - Devo
Early Police
some Beach boys
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Old 04-25-2008, 09:41 AM   #5
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ABC Jackson 5
Get Rhythm (Johnny Cash)
Luck be a lady (Frank Sinatra)
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Old 04-25-2008, 10:02 AM   #6
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Some upbeat songs by ABBA for sure. Dancing queen etc.
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Old 04-25-2008, 10:02 AM   #7
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The Big Chill Soundtrack, The Big Chill Lyrics >>

This is a funny coincidence, sorta - at our dinner party last weekend, DH's friend got into a friendly competition with some others to guess who was singing what on the iPod we had connected to the computer speakers. DH's friend also likes to quiz people on what album the song appeared on. DH has a *ton* of CDs, mostly Greatest Hits of ... or Best of ... whoever. So that's always his answer "What album was that on?" "The Eagles' Greatest Hits!"

Here's the greatest hits of the '70s: The Top 100 Seventies Singles

One that *must* be on the list, though, is "Joy To The World" by Three Dog Night

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No sittin' on the dock of the bay?

Sounds like you need two CD's - one for daytime and one for after dark
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look up "Jivebunny" on google. They make AWESOME remixes of oldies and newer music too. They really are cool. DW turned me on to them.
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Old 04-25-2008, 10:52 AM   #10
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I recommend "Come Go With Me" by the Del-Vikings. It was from the late 50's but a great traveling song.

I find it was was covered by the Beach Boys as well. I prefer the original.
Tell your folks everyone here at DC wishes them a safe and wonderful time!!
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