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Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby The Great DeFector » 02 Jan 2009, 09:28

Go on something you can sing along to and it just cheers you up.

For me it has to be...........


The Specials and "Braggin and tryin not to lie".

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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby purgatory brite » 02 Jan 2009, 10:12

Not a Paul McCartney thread then .......... ;)

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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby CharliePalloy » 02 Jan 2009, 10:20

"Happy talk" Captain Sensible
"Mr.Blue sky" Electric Light Orchestra
"Feel so real" Steve Arrington
"Hoots Mon" Lord Rockingham xl
"Va va Vaboom" Edmundo Ros

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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby The Red Heifer » 02 Jan 2009, 10:23

Dave Dobbyn's "Slice Of Heaven"does it for me.
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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby Bungo the Mungo » 02 Jan 2009, 10:38

thankfully, have never grown tired of this.

the video only enhances the 'cheery' feeling.

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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby the masked man » 02 Jan 2009, 10:51

'Chewing Gum' by Annie
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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby Insouciant Western People » 02 Jan 2009, 12:05



Happy happy joy joy !
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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby The Modernist » 02 Jan 2009, 12:38

Always loved the feel good, laid back groove of this one. Like sunshine in a glass, I always imagine I'm driving down a California freeway when I hear it....even though I've never been to California and don't drive!


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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby charliebigpotatoes » 02 Jan 2009, 13:34

Rhinestone Cowboy got a play at xmas and everyone sang along!
See also Santa Claus is Coming to Town the Springsteen version.
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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby Matty Red Sox » 02 Jan 2009, 16:13

Apple Scruffs - George Harrison. Listen to that harmonica.
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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby sloopjohnc » 02 Jan 2009, 16:22

Haircut 100's Love Plus One never fails to perk me up.
Don't fake the funk on a nasty dunk!

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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby the masked man » 02 Jan 2009, 17:56

sloopjohnc wrote:Haircut 100's Love Plus One never fails to perk me up.


Good choice - a summer day at the beach encapsulated in a three-minute pop song. 'Favourite Shirts' is great too.

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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby king feeb » 02 Jan 2009, 18:18

Jaunty! By Gawd!

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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby nathan » 02 Jan 2009, 19:15

Sugar by Stevie Wonder never fails for me.

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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby sloopjohnc » 05 Jan 2009, 05:26

Walking on Sunshine, Katrina and the Waves.
Don't fake the funk on a nasty dunk!

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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby Minnie the Minx » 05 Jan 2009, 07:08

the masked man wrote:'Chewing Gum' by Annie
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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby toomanypillowz » 05 Jan 2009, 07:16

"Isolation" - Joy Division.
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Re: Jaunty or cheery tunes.

Postby Goat Boy » 05 Jan 2009, 09:20

Friday On My Mind.

This put a smile on my face this morning as I stood waiting for the bus to work.
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