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Songs & their memories

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Jello Report 2 Jul 2008 11:38

Roxy Music 'Avalon' and Steve Miller Band 'Abracadabra 'when the fairground came to our village one year.

Fleetwood Mac 'Tango in the Night' the whole album 6 months in carlisle 1987.

The Lotus eaters 'The first Picture of You' and 'Yesterday' by the Beatles remind me of Mum who died suddenly at 42 yrs.

Ronan keaton Song from Notting Hill reminds me of my daughter.

'Lets Dance' David Bowie The french exchange 1983. Stayed with my penfriend in Beziers for 2 weeks.

George Michael 'Careless Whispers' A week in Colwyn Bay with my Aunt and Uncle 1984.

Phil Collins 'Against all Odds' A week in Bayswater london with 6th form school 1984.

Simple Minds 'Summertime' Llanfyllin North Wales with my friend 1986.

'Give it up' don't know who. Working for my uncle in a curtain factory in Manchester 1983. There's a high rised building there now and a bridge. Just opposite Piccadilly station. I was shocked. I hadn't been to Manchester for years. Its always changing!!

'I want to break free' getting drunk
'La Bamba' getting drunk
'Toot toot' Learning to drive 1985 actually was driving to Norwich. Long drive.

The Cars 'Greatest Hits' countless train journeys to and from Carlisle 1987.

Mental as Anything 'Live it up' a friend I used to know in Carlisle.

B52's 'Love Shack' when I was training to be a Nurse 1990

I think I'll stop there!!


Jill Report 2 Jul 2008 10:48

Im still standing by Elton John,when giving birth to my daughter,May 1984,and Watford playing the F A Cup. Trouble was, i could nt stand!!!!

ஐ+*¨^¨*+e+*¨^¨*+ஐ Mildred Honkinbottom

ஐ+*¨^¨*+e+*¨^¨*+ஐ Mildred Honkinbottom Report 1 Jul 2008 21:48

Come on Eileen by Dexys midnight Runners & Driving in my Car - madness ...golden Brown .. the clash...1982, went on holiday with mate & her parents to weston super mare, she a heavy rocker & me a punk both aged 16. Found this little pub, drank vodka & orange & played these all day on the jukebox. Played cat & mouse avoiding her parents round the town lol.

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 1 Jul 2008 21:37

the power of love jennifer rush

i had been writing to OH in the falklands, when this came on radio as i was writing another epic 7 page letter, daily written,
i tapped it and sent it along with other mushy stuff in charts at the time,
told him that would be our tune

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 1 Jul 2008 21:20

Yellow Submarine... ...takes me back to college days with my friends in Cardiff.

Roberta Flack's, .. First time ever I saw your face...... and I'm in my friends' flat in Swansea where I first met OH., ...actually he and I were at their wedding , but I didn't take too much notice of him.

Tom Jones singing Delilah was always belting out over the orange groves from distant discoteques when we were newly weds in Cyprus.

Still in Cyprus, - I remember an open-air concert at a Roman amphitheatre and one of the songs was White Rose of Athens. If ever I hear it, ..not often nowadays, I'm right back there in Salamis sitting under the stars.


(¯`*•.¸*Karen on the Coast*(¯`*•.¸

(¯`*•.¸*Karen on the Coast*(¯`*•.¸ Report 1 Jul 2008 10:49

E17, Stay Another Day reminds me of my neighbours daughters death,xmas 1994.....she was only 18 and our daughter was 3mths old and i remember he saying what a cute smile my daughter had.......later that day she died.

Oasis Don't Look ,Back in Anger.....our daughter had meningitis in 1997....she was almost 3 and used to sing sed song.....whilst she was in hospital i used to hope that one day she'd recover and be able to sing it again........i cried my eyes out when she did........making me well up now thinking of it.

LL Cool J, I Need Love......1987.....just met my other half and her got this record for me......i hated it(still do)and it makes us giggle when we think about it


maggiewinchester Report 1 Jul 2008 10:39

Hotel California, by the Eagles, strangely takes me back to when I lived in a small croft house in the Shetland Isles. The boy in the next croft (about 8 years old) hadn't heard stereo before. He used to come in, sit at the table, put a speaker either side of his head and ask for Hotel California to be put on!!

Hope he's not deaf by now - I used to keep it down low.



AnnCardiff Report 1 Jul 2008 10:39

all Nat King Cole and Eddie Fisher songs remind me of my lovely OH - all the songs we loved when we were courting - can't listen to Welsh choirs yet as he was a lifetime member of Pendyrus and it's too painful

Penny Lane by the Beatles which was on the go when I was pregnant with my lovely son!!!

skwirrel 1

skwirrel 1 Report 1 Jul 2008 10:36

Memory- from the Cats musical

seemed to be constantly playing on the radio when my mother died 1985


ஐ+*¨^¨*+e+*¨^¨*+ஐ Mildred Honkinbottom

ஐ+*¨^¨*+e+*¨^¨*+ஐ Mildred Honkinbottom Report 1 Jul 2008 09:46

Do you hear a song which takes you back to a period of time in your life ?

What are your songs which remind you of events in your life ?

Fade to Grey by Visage and Imagine by John Lennon reminds me of my mums death in Jan 1981.

Stay another day by E17 reminds me of my nans illness over Xmas 1994 & death that January

Tease me..Chaka demus & pliers for my wedding in 1993

Think Twice..Celine Dion for kyles birth in 1995
Fly away..Lenny Kravitz...Connie's birth in 1999.

and many many more songs I cant think of just now