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Mogamboguru On November - 27 - 2009


This is what this post is all about – EARWORMS!

From Wikipedia:  Earworm, a loan translation of the German Ohrwurm,[1] is a portion of a song or other music that repeats compulsively within one’s mind, known colloquially as “music being stuck in one’s head”.


For three days now, I have an earworm, which was planted into my ear by

Aura Dione – I Will Love You Monday

and which I am passing over to you now, too.

I hope, you enjoy it as much as I do!

What are YOUR most favorite earworms? Share them with us!


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  1. bitohistory says:

    Little lighter fare. Bound to be a classsic

  2. bitohistory says:

    Wow, Austin City Limits is celebrating their 35th year on the air this year!
    Extra credit: who was the headliner on the first show?

    • AlphaBitch says:

      The Texas Playboys, along with Asleep at the Wheel. 1976. I was there.

      • bitohistory says:

        According to PBS, no. Close, think “honky-tonks.”
        Oct. ’74

        • AlphaBitch says:

          GAK!!! OK, I was in L-O-V-E and thought I was at the first taping -- maybe it was the first of the season??? He’s long gone for lying anyways…..

          How about Willie? Alvin Crow? Merle?

          • bitohistory says:

            “He’s long gone for lying” LOL
            You got it Willie Nelson.


            I think I had a 13″ B&W TV then and may have watched it about once a week then. Must have been quite the show to have been there at all.

            • AlphaBitch says:

              I hear tell that the Avett Brothers just taped a week or so ago. I’ve been back and forth from Austin twice this weekend; I would have given my left nut, if I had one, to have seen the Avett Brothers.

              I’ve been to several tapings -- Gillian Welch, Robert Randolph, Alison Krauss. And let’s not forget the Wheel…..

              Thanks, Bito -- a stroll down memory lane (or what’s left of it).

          • AlphaBitch says:

            Kris? I can play ’em all day long. I’ll give.

  3. Kalima says:

    Somebody needs to start cleaning, the furry ones have refused, so I guess that just leaves me.

    See you later. Take care.

  4. Kalima says:

    A tribute to Miles Davis who I had the pleasure of meeting at the “Ronnie Scott’s” club in London many years ago and of course the wonderful Chaka Chan, who sings her tribute to him.

    A quote from MD.

  5. KQuark says:

    Now back to good earworms. We played the shit out of this CD. It sucks they broke up after it.

  6. PatsyT says:

    OK KQuark and Mo
    Feel the pain….

  7. Mogamboguru says:

    KQuark -- I can counter you with a shocking example of another earworm-song, too:

    Dragostea Din Tei -- wait for the first 30 seconds to pass, before you start cringing:

    (A tip: They sing in Romanian…)

  8. Mogamboguru says:

    Aaaaah -- sweet memories!

    Rod Steward -- Sailing:

    First love!


  9. KQuark says:

    OK my ONE example of a song you hate that tends to get stuck in your head.

  10. KQuark says:

    This song was stuck in my brain for a month. Just one of those catchy hooks that stay with you. Amel Larrieux was great in Group Theory as well.

  11. PatsyT says:

    After hearing my middle daughters music all through the house,
    This is what get stuck in my head …

  12. Mogamboguru says:

    Who the fuck is Alice?

    (No vids, only sound -- relax and be patient…) 😉

  13. Kalima says:

    Singing this last week, the cats fled upstairs.

  14. KQuark says:

    I think Kalima will love this one from Moloko.

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