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Looking for (oppressive love) songs...

hesperis 13 Mar 01 - 10:24 PM
Amos 13 Mar 01 - 11:14 PM
nutty 14 Mar 01 - 03:57 AM
Noreen 14 Mar 01 - 09:04 AM
Jacob B 14 Mar 01 - 09:53 AM
Noreen 14 Mar 01 - 10:27 AM
hesperis 14 Mar 01 - 10:07 PM
Noreen 14 Mar 01 - 10:25 PM
hesperis 15 Mar 01 - 12:38 AM
Lonesome EJ 15 Mar 01 - 01:21 AM
MMario 15 Mar 01 - 08:34 AM
Noreen 15 Mar 01 - 09:46 AM
Deckman 15 Mar 01 - 12:23 PM
Irish sergeant 15 Mar 01 - 01:03 PM
hesperis 15 Mar 01 - 01:08 PM
Kim C 15 Mar 01 - 01:08 PM
GUEST,Tony 03 Mar 06 - 06:09 AM
MartinRyan 03 Jun 14 - 06:35 PM
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Subject: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: hesperis
Date: 13 Mar 01 - 10:24 PM

Oppressive Love Songs, to be precise. And preferably trad, or public domain...

So, what do you want to hear me sing?

~*sirepseh*~


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: Amos
Date: 13 Mar 01 - 11:14 PM

You mean like "I killed my girl in yonder vale" or "my boyfriend knocked me up and abandoned me" type oppression? There in the DT by the score!

A


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: nutty
Date: 14 Mar 01 - 03:57 AM

Typing - murder - into the Digitrad box at the top of the page gets you 326 songs to choose from - and you could futher refine the seach

I hate to think how many you would get if you included a Forum seach as well


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: Noreen
Date: 14 Mar 01 - 09:04 AM

@love @death brings up 85 songs; @love @murder finds 42... what sort of oppression did you have in mind, hesperis? :0)


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: Jacob B
Date: 14 Mar 01 - 09:53 AM

Yes, hesperis, you need to clarify. Did you mean "songs about oppressive love" or "songs about love which are oppressive to listen to"?


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: Noreen
Date: 14 Mar 01 - 10:27 AM

Or both...? *grin* (I've been accused of something similar...)


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: hesperis
Date: 14 Mar 01 - 10:07 PM

LOL, actually, I'm only throwing this out for the h of it!

flattop accused me of playing a set full of "opressive love songs" in the review he did of me on the Orillia Folk Society Monthly thread. I didn't think they were that oppressive!!!

I just wanted to see what 'catters would come up with. Probably "songs about love which are oppressive to listen to" would come closest to the definition.

And I want specific titles, too, not "search the DT".

What do you feel is a good "oppressive" love song, (or just a love song,) and why? And would you like to hear me sing it?

~*sirepseh*~


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: Noreen
Date: 14 Mar 01 - 10:25 PM

Would this do? Came into my head on the way home from a great sing tonight, and the word 'oppressed' rang bells... *grin*

Come all ye nymphs and ye swains, sympathise in my sorrow
And list to a poor maid who's sorely oppressed
For since Cupid forstung me with his killing arrow,
My mind is tormented, I can find no rest.
I am early repining and constantly sighing
For a handsome hero who's fairly well known
For since Adam's creation you'll find in no nation
A youth like young Edward, the Boast of Athlone.

And yes, I'd love you to have a go at it- it's a strange old song.


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: hesperis
Date: 15 Mar 01 - 12:38 AM

LOL! Interesting... Where do I find the melody? Or is it in the DT?


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 15 Mar 01 - 01:21 AM

I knew, Dear, when I saw you
You was the only one fer me
So I locked you in a room of love
And throwed away the key
I'll bring you everything you need
You'll never have to see
Them things like friends, and other men
That come twixt you and me
I give my promise to you
Underneath the roof above
I'll never leave you lonely
In this tiny room of love

How's that for oppressive, hesp? :>}

LEJ


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: MMario
Date: 15 Mar 01 - 08:34 AM

so maybe we should ask flattop what he considers an "oppressive" love song.

I have heard sets that were like listening to audio treacle - by the end you were so saturated with sweetness that it was disgusting - though individually the songs were fine. it's just that piled on top of each other ...


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: Noreen
Date: 15 Mar 01 - 09:46 AM

Not in the DT, only in my head- not heard anyone else sing it (or come across anyone who's heard it) for 20-odd years. Could write it out on manuscript and scan it in. I've typed out the rest of the words- I'll post them in a min.


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: Deckman
Date: 15 Mar 01 - 12:23 PM

The only song, and I just remember a fragment, is: Violate me, in the violet time, In the vilest way that you can. CHEERS


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: Irish sergeant
Date: 15 Mar 01 - 01:03 PM

Hes: Tom Dooley ranks there I mean after all he dill kill Laura Foster and got his neck stretched for it. Kindest Reguards, Neil


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: hesperis
Date: 15 Mar 01 - 01:08 PM

Okay, this is getting *too* oppressive... MMario has it better than the others, I think.

Give me a few nice love songs, to even this out, ok?


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs...
From: Kim C
Date: 15 Mar 01 - 01:08 PM

This ain't PD, but one of my fave songs by the Georgia Satellites, the last great Rock-n-Roll Band of the 80s...

You got me tied down with battleship chains
Fifty foot long and a two ton anchor

;-)


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Subject: RE: Semi-BS: Looking for Songs
From: GUEST,Tony
Date: 03 Mar 06 - 06:09 AM

Hi Noreen,
Any chance you could complete the "Boast of Athlone"? Have'nt heard it for masny years.

Tony


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Subject: RE: Looking for (oppressive love) songs...
From: MartinRyan
Date: 03 Jun 14 - 06:35 PM

Edward the Beauty and Boast of Athlone - its own thread.

Regards


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