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2012-06-03 10:14:24 AM
Classic booty call song.
 
2012-06-03 10:50:41 AM
1. England Dan looks all sorts of goofy just bopping around in place.
2. Given Dan's family tree, there's gotta be something in the water in that little town in Texas.
 
2012-06-03 10:57:47 AM
Thanks, subby, been a while since I heard that song.
 
2012-06-03 11:33:44 AM
Anytime I think today's songs are insipid - I just have to remember some of these classics from the 70s.

A warm wind blowing the stars around...
 
2012-06-03 11:38:31 AM

DarkJohnson: Anytime I think today's songs are insipid - I just have to remember some of these classics from the 70s.

A warm wind blowing the stars around...


That is dumb. Slightly less dumb is 'a warm wind blowing, the stars are out', which is what I always thought it was.

But I'll also point out that for a while I thought Sting was singing about caesar salads in a song, so...
 
2012-06-03 11:46:53 AM
Ugh, that's one of those songs that reminds you that listening to top 40 station at the time was almost unbearable after a breakup.

/yeah yeah I know, top 40 is still unbearable.....
 
2012-06-03 12:06:23 PM

gamergirl23: DarkJohnson: Anytime I think today's songs are insipid - I just have to remember some of these classics from the 70s.

A warm wind blowing the stars around...

That is dumb. Slightly less dumb is 'a warm wind blowing, the stars are out', which is what I always thought it was.


No, I think that you are correct.

It's "But there's a warm wind blowing, the stars are out, and I'd really love to see you tonight."
 
2012-06-03 12:22:08 PM
Now I gotta dust off my 'AM Gold' mixed cd.
 
2012-06-03 12:23:06 PM

Grables'Daughter: gamergirl23: DarkJohnson: Anytime I think today's songs are insipid - I just have to remember some of these classics from the 70s.

A warm wind blowing the stars around...

That is dumb. Slightly less dumb is 'a warm wind blowing, the stars are out', which is what I always thought it was.

No, I think that you are correct.

It's "But there's a warm wind blowing, the stars are out, and I'd really love to see you tonight."


A quick GIS on the lyrics show that...the lyric websites don't know either. They seem to be pretty evenly divided.
 
2012-06-03 12:23:43 PM
"I'm not talkin' 'bout the linen"
 
2012-06-03 12:28:56 PM

Gough: Grables'Daughter: gamergirl23: DarkJohnson: Anytime I think today's songs are insipid - I just have to remember some of these classics from the 70s.

A warm wind blowing the stars around...

That is dumb. Slightly less dumb is 'a warm wind blowing, the stars are out', which is what I always thought it was.

No, I think that you are correct.

It's "But there's a warm wind blowing, the stars are out, and I'd really love to see you tonight."

A quick GIS on the lyrics show that...the lyric websites don't know either. They seem to be pretty evenly divided.


Then I stand corrected.
 
2012-06-03 12:33:07 PM

Grables'Daughter: Gough: Grables'Daughter: gamergirl23: DarkJohnson: Anytime I think today's songs are insipid - I just have to remember some of these classics from the 70s.

A warm wind blowing the stars around...

That is dumb. Slightly less dumb is 'a warm wind blowing, the stars are out', which is what I always thought it was.

No, I think that you are correct.

It's "But there's a warm wind blowing, the stars are out, and I'd really love to see you tonight."

A quick GIS on the lyrics show that...the lyric websites don't know either. They seem to be pretty evenly divided.

Then I stand corrected.


Judging from the four lyric websites that I checked, it looks as if the jury is still out. I'll admit that I had no idea until I finally heard the song on an FM station instead of crappy AM. Since then, I was convinced that it was "blowing the stars around". Now I'm plagued with self-doubt....
 
2012-06-03 12:41:26 PM

ThePunishr: "I'm not talkin' 'bout the linen"


This is the line that always stumped me. I thought it was "I'm not talkin' 'bout millennia." I.e. he's not looking for a long-term commitment, he just wants to see her that night. Which is actually the same sentiment as "I'm not talkin' 'bout moving in," if you think about it.

I always thought it was "a warm wind blowing the stars around," as well. And watching this now, that's clearly what it is.

Epic white-guy-in-polyester-and-pornstache booty call song, if there ever was one.
 
2012-06-03 12:46:28 PM
AIDS killed free love
 
2012-06-03 01:00:38 PM
I think the lyrics of "But there's a warm wind blowing, the stars around...." was and is pretty cool imagery. Thats always been one of my favorite lines in a song. Also, "Does anyone know where the love of God goes when the waves turn the minutes to hours?" (Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald). Very cool.
 
2012-06-03 01:09:19 PM
I'm not talkin' 'bout a live-in
and i don't want to change your life.
there's a warm wind blowin' thru my underware
and i'd really love to hose you tonight.


those are the lyrics i thought were in the song when i first heard it. i didn't have google then to check the lyrics.
 
2012-06-03 01:11:06 PM

zerkalo: AIDS killed free love



ain't nothin' free, jr.
 
2012-06-03 01:14:09 PM

Litterbox: Also, "Does anyone know where the love of God goes when the waves turn the minutes to hours?"


Wow.

Just... wow.

I have always thought the same thing.

Okay, my turn.

Another AWESOME line in music is "It's a girl my lord in a flatbed Ford slowing down to take a look at me." From "Take It Easy" by the Eagles.
 
2012-06-03 01:34:04 PM
I've never seen an AM Gold thread. We need one on the main page.
Link
 
2012-06-03 02:12:56 PM

Litterbox: I think the lyrics of "But there's a warm wind blowing, the stars around...." was and is pretty cool imagery. Thats always been one of my favorite lines in a song. Also, "Does anyone know where the love of God goes when the waves turn the minutes to hours?" (Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald). Very cool.


For me.
Now I've swung back down again,
It's worse than it was before,
If I hadn't seen such riches,
I could live with being poor.

My life.
 
2012-06-03 02:31:39 PM
Wow, normally I have to go to some chain store to endure shiatty music like this playing in the background.
 
2012-06-03 02:40:45 PM
My music collection is chock-full of tracks like this. All songs I heard and liked at one point in my life, even if I'd be embarrassed if caught listening to them in public today. Don't care, they caught my attention for one reason or another.
Anyway, all this discussion about mis-heard lyrics brought to mind a site I discovered years ago, and still check out from time to time for a lol or two.

http://www.kissthisguy.com/

**WARNING**: Every bit as addictive as Wikipedia or TVTropes!! :D Enjoy.
 
2012-06-03 03:06:36 PM
My dad LOVES music like this. When he got a Blackberry years ago, he asked me to put some of his favorite music on it. England Dan & John Ford Coley, Bread, and Cliff Richard made the bulk of the list.
 
2012-06-03 03:15:07 PM
Wrapped up like a douche, another rubber in the night
 
2012-06-03 03:21:26 PM

HaywoodJablonski: Wrapped up like a douche, another rubber in the night


i was gona say that
 
2012-06-03 03:32:24 PM

lookheremyman: Litterbox: I think the lyrics of "But there's a warm wind blowing, the stars around...." was and is pretty cool imagery. Thats always been one of my favorite lines in a song. Also, "Does anyone know where the love of God goes when the waves turn the minutes to hours?" (Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald). Very cool.

For me.
Now I've swung back down again,
It's worse than it was before,
If I hadn't seen such riches,
I could live with being poor.

My life.


If I may?

"On a morning from a Bogart movie,
in a country where they turn back time.
You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre contemplating a crime..."

Simply brilliant.
 
2012-06-03 03:57:02 PM
Litterbox : I think the lyrics of "But there's a warm wind blowing, the stars around...." was and is pretty cool imagery. Thats always been one of my favorite lines in a song. Also, "Does anyone know where the love of God goes when the waves turn the minutes to hours?" (Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald). Very cool.

As long as we're threadjacking with lyrics that caught our imaginations, I was always partial to this bit from Asia's Heat of the Moment :

Do you remember when we used to dance?
And incidents arose from circumstance...
 
2012-06-03 04:19:39 PM
Dan Seals passed away in 2009. Brother of Jim Seals (Seals and Crofts)

He went on to have a successful string of country hits.
 
2012-06-03 04:46:48 PM
So this is what this site has become? Submitting soft-rock videos from the 70s (w/o a death involved) and these POS are getting greenlit?

Really?

cache1.bigcartel.com
 
2012-06-03 05:43:30 PM
I got fire in my mind, I get higher in Milwaukee.
 
2012-06-03 05:49:29 PM
I recall someone asking Seal why he never published lyrics for his songs. He said something about liking it when someone hears it differently and the way they hear it puts an entirely different spin on the lyric.

I always heard this song as "I'm not talking 'bout the living, and I don't want to change your life," and "But there's a warm wind moving the stars around" is the correct- and much cooler- lyric.


/Still have no idea what a kiss from a rose on the gray (or grave) is.
 
2012-06-03 05:51:05 PM
(Oh, and sometimes I hear it as "I'm not talking 'bout the linen" which sort of makes sense in context of a booty call. Linen being a somewhat obtuse and clumsy allusion to a bed.
 
2012-06-03 06:30:35 PM
Is that god damned Axl Rose's dad? Dead ringer.
 
2012-06-03 06:42:06 PM

Barricaded Gunman: Litterbox : I think the lyrics of "But there's a warm wind blowing, the stars around...." was and is pretty cool imagery. Thats always been one of my favorite lines in a song. Also, "Does anyone know where the love of God goes when the waves turn the minutes to hours?" (Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald). Very cool.

As long as we're threadjacking with lyrics that caught our imaginations, I was always partial to this bit from Asia's Heat of the Moment :

Do you remember when we used to dance?
And incidents arose from circumstance...


The cameraman moves to remember how the eye dances...
 
2012-06-03 06:43:49 PM

delathi:

The cameraman moves to remember how the eye dances...


Sways.. sways not moves.

the cameraman sways to remember how the eye dances.
 
2012-06-03 07:51:30 PM

John Buck 41: Really?


images.icanhascheezburger.com
 
2012-06-03 08:02:19 PM
Their song Love Is the Answer was a standard part of school masses back in high school. Yeah the Vatican office for liturgy probably wouldn't approve, but like the Jesuits care.
 
2012-06-03 08:49:39 PM
Wait - England Dan is not from England?
 
2012-06-03 09:09:39 PM
I never knew Nick Cage played piano.
 
2012-06-03 09:26:16 PM

tillerman35: (Oh, and sometimes I hear it as "I'm not talking 'bout the linen" which sort of makes sense in context of a booty call. Linen being a somewhat obtuse and clumsy allusion to a bed.


Heh, yeah, that's how I always heard it too as a kid. Before the Intarwebz, you kind of had to guess sometimes, and I've always been bad at that. Mondegreens are very much a think of earlier generations like mine.

Wonderduck: If I may?

"On a morning from a Bogart movie,
in a country where they turn back time.
You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre contemplating a crime..."

Simply brilliant.


Goddamn, I LOVE Al Stewart. Thanks, now I need to look some up (again).

basemetal: Ugh, that's one of those songs that reminds you that listening to top 40 station at the time was almost unbearable after a breakup.

/yeah yeah I know, top 40 is still unbearable.....


Requisite: I love this scene from 'Better Off Dead'. SO true.

Let the snot-nose punks sneer all they want, I still love this song. Thanks, subby.
 
2012-06-03 09:59:29 PM
I always thought this was a good one:

And I was like
Baby, baby, baby ooh
Like
Baby, baby, baby noo
Like
Baby, baby, baby ohh
Thought you'd always be mine (mine)
 
2012-06-03 11:21:09 PM
I'm a big rock/pop fan of the 60's-90's, but I gotta admit, I always thought the lyric was:

"I'm not talking bout meridian"

...and I've always wondered wtf? Thanks, subby. I can die now.
 
2012-06-04 02:12:13 AM
This must somehow be fascinating to the under-30 crowd.
 
2012-06-04 03:09:45 AM
Down by the bar - A rat-faced manager was pouring suds
For the boys - Trailways cowboys in their Good Will duds
And the girls - A pride of peddle-pushin' pinball queens
Chewin' gum - In sweaty combat at the Wizard machine
But the queen of them all, lookin' big as a fort
Was Broadway Brenda and her derelict court

Tommy Thompson was a poet.
 
2012-06-04 03:25:37 AM

crozzo: Down by the bar - A rat-faced manager was pouring suds
For the boys - Trailways cowboys in their Good Will duds
And the girls - A pride of peddle-pushin' pinball queens
Chewin' gum - In sweaty combat at the Wizard machine
But the queen of them all, lookin' big as a fort
Was Broadway Brenda and her derelict court

Tommy Thompson was a poet.


I believe you mis-spelled Ian Anderson.

The Poet and the painter casting shadows on the water --
as the sun plays on the infantry returning from the sea.
The do-er and the thinker: no allowance for the other --
as the failing light illuminates the mercenary's creed.
The home fire burning: the kettle almost boiling --
but the master of the house is far away.
The horses stamping -- their warm breath clouding
in the sharp and frosty morning of the day.
And the poet lifts his pen while the soldier sheaths his sword.
 
2012-06-04 07:30:39 AM
Holy crap.. this is why punk rock came along! (To destroy the crap that was destroying rock and roll).

Exhibit A:
A statement from the Clash.
 
2012-06-04 08:25:30 AM

ThePunishr: "I'm not talkin' 'bout the linen"


THIS, when I heard this as a kid I thought they were talking about towels and stuff people get when they get married.
 
2012-06-04 11:09:53 AM

nocturn:
I believe you mis-spelled Ian Anderson.
.


Not to late-post, but Mr. Anderson was an amazing poet. To this day, there is no song that has lyrics to match "Heavy Horses" (from the Jethro Tull album of the same name). The tune is so-so, but the words are awe-inspiring:

Iron-clad feather-feet pounding the dust
An October's day, towards evening
Sweat embossed veins standing proud to the plough
Salt on a deep chest seasoning
Last of the line at an honest day's toil
Turning the deep sod under
Flint at the fetlock, chasing the bone
Flies at the nostrils plunder.

The Suffolk, the Clydesdale, the Percheron vie
with the Shire on his feathers floating
Hauling soft timber into the dusk
to bed on a warm straw coating.

Heavy Horses, move the land under me
Behind the plough gliding --- slipping and sliding free
Now you're down to the few
And there's no work to do
The tractor's on its way.
...
 
2012-06-04 03:14:45 PM
But it is a fact. He was not talking about it.

prayforbilly.com
 
2012-06-04 05:16:08 PM
England Dan and John Ford Coley, the early years.

Link

/Yep it's them
//bad quality, but it's a little slice of "history"
 
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