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Songs That Are Overplayed!  
User currently offlineZippyjet From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 5478 posts, RR: 13
Posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1952 times:

Interesting how there are some music threads on this section of "A-Net!"
My thread is: What songs are played way too much on the radio?
Can be current stuff or oldies. Here are some of my choices for songs that should be given a rest.


  • The Lion Sleeps Tonight
  • Build Me Up Buttercup
  • Mac Arthur Park (Richard Harris gay version; not that there's anything wrong with.....)
  • Honky Tonk Woman
  • That awful jimmy Soul ditty from 1963.
  • My Doorbell (White Stripes)
  • Anything from the Black Eyed Peas; especially that one where they bleat
    Oh no no no!
  • Get Back (Beetles)
  • Mary Hopkins- Those Were The Days, I Thought They'd Never End!
    That Fu#$%ng song seems like it never ends.
  • Say You Say Me
  • Band Of Gold
  • Winchester Cathedrial
  • Hands Up or is it Hands Off. Played at virtually any wedding, or other shindig North of the Mason Dixon Line. Thank God it's not popular even in the northernmost reaches of Dixy.
  • Chicken Dance
And of course that novelty song straight out of the asshole of hell:
Mambo Number 5!
Oops, forgot: Tie A Yellow Ribbon round the Old Oak Treer-T. Orlando and Dawn.
More to come later!


[Edited 2005-10-28 01:26:51]


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User currently offlineBobster2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1944 times:

Radio?

What's a "radio"?


User currently offlineIslipWN From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1940 times:

I ain't no hollaback girl. They play this 24/7. I hate that song.


Joe


User currently offlineZippyjet From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 5478 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1935 times:

Quoting Bobster2 (Reply 1):
Radio?

What's a "radio"?

From the Old School, This my friend is an example of one.




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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39687 posts, RR: 75
Reply 4, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1932 times:

Great songs but overplayed:

D'yer Maker - Led Zeppelin
Life In The Fast Lane - Eagles
Already Gone - Eagle
Back In Black - AC/DC
Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Feels Like The First Time - Forgiener
All hits by the Rolling Stones
All hits by Bob Marley
All hits by Bruce Stringsteen



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User currently offlinePsa53 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3053 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1927 times:

Santana's,"Black Magic Woman"
Elton John's,"Daniel"

But It depends on your tastes of what is 'overburnt" because
the airwaves plays a lot repeat music like:

Steppenwolf's"Magic Carpet Ride and""Born To Be Wild"
Led Zepplin's, "Stairway To Heaven"....etc
is not overplay, in my view.



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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39687 posts, RR: 75
Reply 6, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1923 times:

oh and I forgot, just about anything by U2 & REM is overplayed.
Bono and Michael Stipes's voice are so annoying!



Bring back the Concorde
User currently offlineZippyjet From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 5478 posts, RR: 13
Reply 7, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1917 times:

I forgot, that damn limp writsted theme song to that limp writsted series
Friends!

Overplayed songs I never tire of:

  • Baby I Need Your Loving 4 tops
  • Twist N Shout- Beetles
  • Ring Of Fire-Johnny Cash
  • Maries, The Name Her Latest Flame- Elvis. I never get tired of Elvis except for Now Or Never.
  • Like A Rolling Stone/Lay Lady Lay- Bob dylan
Henry VIII-Herman's Hermits



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User currently offlineAirlinelover From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 5580 posts, RR: 23
Reply 8, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1910 times:

Currently, "Wake me up when september ends" by Green Day is way overplayed..

Others played too much in their time:

Sugar Ray: Fly
Celine Dion: My Heart WIll Go On


Chris



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User currently offlineUsnseallt82 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 4891 posts, RR: 53
Reply 9, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1880 times:

Jimi Hendrix
Pearl Jam
AC/DC
Staind

I love a lot of the songs by these artists, especially Staind, but on today's rock stations, every hour they seem to play the same damn songs OVER and OVER again.



Crye me a river
User currently offlineBaylorAirBear From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2913 posts, RR: 50
Reply 10, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1876 times:

Anything by Maroon 5 or Rascal Flats. Neither of those guys have pleasant voices, especially the latter.

BAB



I'm just skipping stones...
User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 30
Reply 11, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1873 times:

Quoting Psa53 (Reply 5):
Steppenwolf's"Magic Carpet Ride

Funny, I'm listening to that on the radio right now.  Smile

Harry



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User currently offlineLFutia From Netherlands, joined Dec 2002, 3333 posts, RR: 27
Reply 12, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1852 times:
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Leo



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User currently offlineAmy From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 1150 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1848 times:

Every track on classic FM, all day every day 24/7/365

Anything by Avril Lavigne

Most of the Beatle's more prominent tracks



A340-300 - slow, but awesome!
User currently offlineStlgph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9298 posts, RR: 25
Reply 14, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1846 times:

Quoting IslipWN (Reply 2):
I ain't no hollaback girl. They play this 24/7. I hate that song.

agreed. that and the stupid Black Eyed Peas shit.


i think the most overplayed band of all time has to be The Beatles.

K-Hits 96.3 is a great station in STL, but probably a good 35% of their programming revolves around The Beatles. and flippy goes my channels....



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User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 10
Reply 15, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1843 times:

What kind of radio stations do you guys listen to? "Lay Lady Lay" is overplayed? I've never even heard it on the radio!

Oh yeah,
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
Eagles - Hotel California
Yes - I've Seen All Good People (Good thing I stopped listening to the radio or else I would've killed myself by now, thanks to that song alone)


LY744.



Pacifism only works if EVERYBODY practices it
User currently offlineSoku39 From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 1797 posts, RR: 9
Reply 16, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1843 times:

Kanye West - Golddigger


The Ohio Player
User currently offlineAmy From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 1150 posts, RR: 7
Reply 17, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1839 times:

There is









a house










in New Orleans....

[Edited 2005-10-28 05:07:23]


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User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 10
Reply 18, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1829 times:

Quoting Amy (Reply 17):
There is a house in New Orleans....

House of the Rising Sun!


LY744.



Pacifism only works if EVERYBODY practices it
User currently offlineBaylorAirBear From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2913 posts, RR: 50
Reply 19, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1828 times:

All the new Green Day singles.

BAB



I'm just skipping stones...
User currently offlineShyFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1826 times:

Quoting Airlinelover (Reply 8):
Currently, "Wake me up when september ends" by Green Day is way overplayed

I thought I was the only one. relieved 



"I Will Always Love You" (I think that's the name) by Whitney Houston from The Bodyguard. I came pretty close to ripping the radio out of the dash on that song. If that weren't bad enough, every time the movie was talked about on TV, a clip from that song would play. banghead 


User currently offlineBohica From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2670 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1798 times:

Any song which is played on WARW 94.7 in Washington, DC. They must have a limited number of songs in their collection and they are played over and over again. It seems like a third of the songs in their collection are Rolling Stones songs. Needless to say I don't listen to them anymore.

User currently offlineZippyjet From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 5478 posts, RR: 13
Reply 22, posted (8 years 9 months 7 hours ago) and read 1761 times:

Quoting ShyFlyer (Reply 20):
"I Will Always Love You" (I think that's the name) by Whitney Houston from The Bodyguard. I came pretty close to ripping the radio out of the dash on that song. If that weren't bad enough, every time the movie was talked about on TV, a clip from that song would play.

I second that vote!

Quoting Stlgph (Reply 14):
and the stupid Black Eyed Peas shit.

Again, I agree! Especially that abortion that stars out with the shrill chick singing Oh No No No!



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User currently offlineAC777LR From Canada, joined Apr 2006, 487 posts, RR: 41
Reply 23, posted (8 years 9 months 7 hours ago) and read 1756 times:

Quoting BaylorAirBear (Reply 19):
All the new Green Day singles.

 checkmark 

I have been hearing a lot of this LIFE HOUSE, "YOU AND ME" I hate that song, whenever I hear it I want to take an ICE PICK and jam it in my hears and destroy my ear drums, I flippen hate LIFE HOUSE, AHHHHHH  yell 



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User currently offlineBaylorAirBear From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2913 posts, RR: 50
Reply 24, posted (8 years 9 months 7 hours ago) and read 1751 times:

Hey ladies drop it down
Just wanna see you touch the ground
Don't be shy girl go bonanza
Shake your body like a belly dancer.

I wish there was a *blow my brains out* smiley.

BAB



I'm just skipping stones...
25 Post contains images MaverickM11 : Amen...and any soft rocker that sounds like they came off of a Dawson's Creek soundtrack
26 Dan2002 : Yeah, sadly I agree. I love Green Day, I have been listening to them since the Dookie era, but I hate the damn bandwagon that they have started. Oh w
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