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I'm creating a slideshow of all my pictures from high school and I need some more ideas for songs. So far I have:

No Doubt - It's My Life

Trapt - Headstrong

Queen - We Will Rock You / We Are the Champions

Sheryl Crow - All I Wanna Do

Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild

Counting Crows - Parking Lot Paradise

Green Day - Time of Your Life

LeeAnn Womack - I Hope You Dance

Devo - Whip It

Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right

U2 - Walk On

The Rembrandts - I'll Be There For You

I've been trying to match the mood of the pictures to the songs, and a few have inside jokes with them (Whip It). But most of what I have left are just school competitions, hanging out with friends and an interesting trip to St. Louis. I'd appreciate any ideas. :help:

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What a great idea. I sure wish I had pictures from my high school days so that I could create a slide show.

Your idea is great but I would do one thing differently. I notice the songs you have listed are from different decades. Now unless you were left back at least twenty times in senior year, I would go with songs from the school years itself. For instance, I graduated high school in 1976 so I would use songs from 1973 up to 1976 and from those songs find the appropriate ones that fit the pictures and the mood.

Good luck with your project!

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This is an excellent idea!!

When I finished high school we made a song composed of bits of other songs that we felt fitted the mood or summed us up or were just classics we loved. We used parts of the following:

Tribute - Tenacious D

With A Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles

Stand By Me - John Lennon

I've Had The Time Of My Life - Jennifer Warnes & Bill Medley

Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams

Damnit - Blink 182

Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor

You're My Best Friend - Queen

Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi

School's Out - Alice Cooper

We Are The Champions - Queen

Don't Speak - No Doubt

Wouldn't It be Nice - The Beach Boys

Happy Days Theme

He Ain't Heavy (He's My Brother) - The Hollies

Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Tina Turner

We Go Together - John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, cast of GREASE.

These all ran together as one big 12 minute song. Ahh, the memories!!! Hope this helps!!!!! :thumbsup:

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Can I ask what program you are using to create this? I created an awesome slideshow in Powerpoint but I really want to get a program that is more 'web based'. So far I have found a TON of 'slideshow' programs but NONE of them let you 'sync' the photos with the lyrics of the song, like you can in PowerPoint.

I dont have WinXP so I don't have Movie Maker-or whatever the program is that comes with XP.

SwishMax from www.Swishzone.com allows me to sync up the photos in the way I want but it is costly, VERY TIME CONSUMING, and has a few bugs that literally drive me insane.

If anyone has any suggestions PLEASE let me know. Thanks in advance.

PS Tenacious Peaches has recommended Simple Star but I don't know if you can 'sync' the photos along with the lyrics of the song.

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I'm using the Windows Movie Maker, so sorry I can't help you there. XP has several programs that you can use to make movies/slideshows. I think it's awesome.

Also, I like the idea about sticking with songs from the years, but I listen to lots of different songs and some have special meanings. Thanks for the ideas though.

Just for those wondering, I graduated this year, so the pics are from the last four years.

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Ali,

I made the greatest slideshow on Windows Movie Maker, but I can't show it to anyone who doesn't have that program. Am I missing something? Help!

I'm trying to think of some songs for you...I'll let you know when my brain starts working!

Peaches ::

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Peaches, have you saved the slideshow as a movie file?

If not, it's under File > Save Movie File...

Then it should play on any computer with any kind of media player, but I haven't tried to play mine on any without Movie Maker, so I hope this helps.

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