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"Slice of Heaven"

Dave Dobbyn

from the album Footrot Flat: The Dog's Tail Tale

Released 12 September 1986 (NZ)

Recorded 1986

Writer: Dave Dobbyn

"Slice Of Heaven" is a single by New Zealand singer/songwriter Dave Dobbyn featuring Herbs, released in 1986 alongside the animated motion picture, Footrot Flat: The Dog's Tail Tale. The single became #1 on the 3 October 1986 and stayed there for 8 weeks. After 25 weeks in the chart, the single became Gold.

...said wikipedia.

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"Rotterdam (or anywhere)"

The Beautiful South

Released in 1996 in their album "Blue Is The Colour" (platinum disc in the UK). It was a Top Ten single.

...a melodic, bouncy pop song with a sting in the words. 'Rotterdam (Or Anywhere)' is about how loneliness can follow you anywhere.
(from bbc.h2g2.)
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"´Til I gain control again"

Rodney Crowell

Written by Rodney Crowell. Released in 1981. From his album "Rodney Crowell" (1981)

Originally released by Emmylou Harris in 1975.

It was a hit for Crystal Gayle´s cover in 1982.

Rodney Crowell says on his web page:

...I played “Til I Can Gain Control Again†for the first time during an all night drinking and song swapping session. It was a great way to learn the craft of songwriting.

â€â€™Til I Can Gain Control Againâ€... came to Emmylou Harris’s attention as she was preparing for her first album in late 1974. She recorded it.

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"The Worst Hangover Ever"

The Offspring

Released on December 9th, 2003. From their seventh album "Splinter". :help:

a bit of Artistfacts:

Band from Orange County (California) formed in 1984. Their album Smash (1994) sold over eleven million copies world wide, becoming the best-selling album with an independent label of all time.

Line-up:

Dexter Holland - guitars, synthesizers, vocals

Noodles - guitars, synthesizers

Greg K. - basses

Josh Freese - drums

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"I can´t stop dancing"

Archie Bell and the Drells

"I can´t stop dancing" was produced by the Philadelphia songwriting/production team Leon Huff and Kenny Gamble in 1968. Along with "Tighten Up" it was one of their two biggest hits.

This song was included in their debut LP "I can´t stop dancing".

some Artistfacts:

Archie Bell (September 1st, 1944, Texas) formed his soul vocal band in 1966 in Philadelphia. They released six albums between 1968 and 1980.

They split in 1980.

His brother was the NFL player Ricky Bell (1955-1984).

Bell was drafted and was wounded in one leg in Vietnam.

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A thumb goes up, a car goes by

It's nearly 1 a.m. and here am I

Hitchin' a ride, hitchin' a ride

Gotta get me home by the morning light

Hitchin' A Ride ~ Vanity Fare

Hitchin' A Ride

Vanity Fare

Written by Peter Callender and Mitch Murray

Peaked at # 5 in 1970

Vanity Fare's last and all-time biggest Top 40 hit. Later used for a mass-transit

public-service TV commercial in Southern California during the early 1990s.

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One love

We get to share it

Leaves you baby if you

Don't care for it

-" One " ~ U2

In the garden I was playing the tart

I kissed your lips and broke your heart

You...you were acting like it was

The end of the world

" The End Of The World " ~U2

Lesson number one that you learn while you're young,

Life just goes on and on getting harder and harder

" Indian Girl " - The Rolling Stones

If you didn't care what happened to me,

And I didn't care for you

We would zig zag our way through the boredom and pain

Occasionally glancing up through the rain

Wondering which of the buggers to blame

And watching for pigs on the wing.

" Pigs On The Wing ( Pt.1 ) " - Pink Floyd

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"So turn the television off

And I will sing a song

And if you suddenly have the urge

You can sing along"

Leader of Men ~ Nickelback

"He can make you laugh, he can make you cry

He will bring you down, then he'll get you high"

Guitar Man ~ Bread

"We had joy, we had fun

We had seasons in the sun

But the stars we could reach were just starfish on the beach"

Seasons in the Sun ~ Terry Jacks

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"Everybody knows that the boat is leaking

Everybody knows that the captain lied

Everybody got this broken feeling

Like their father or their dog just died"

"Everybody knows" - Leonard Cohen

"Everybody knows that you love me baby

Everybody knows that you really do

Everybody knows that you've been faithful

Ah give or take a night or two

Everybody knows you've been discreet

But there were so many people you just had to meet

Without your clothes."

Same song. :)

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