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Everyone did so well on the last one here's another musical challenge
Reed12k

Posted on 03/09/2012 7:27:08 PM PST by reed13k

You all helped so quickly on my last musical challenge so here's another - a music video done circa 1990-1992 in film noir style that used vegetables and other food words to tell a story in the song - yes I've tried searching but again I'm terrible with names and titles .... Enjoy the challenge ( and likely making fun of me of course ;)


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1 posted on 03/09/2012 7:27:10 PM PST by reed13k
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To: reed13k

Gee I can’t even type my own name correctly ...


2 posted on 03/09/2012 7:28:53 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: reed13k
Peter Gabriel.

Sledgehammer

3 posted on 03/09/2012 7:31:27 PM PST by bigheadfred (ev'ry day i'm shufflin')
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To: bigheadfred

didn’t he just get pissed off because Rush or Sean used this song in a sarcastic way to describe that slut Fluke???


4 posted on 03/09/2012 7:33:21 PM PST by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: bigheadfred

That was my first thought as well.


5 posted on 03/09/2012 7:33:49 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: bigheadfred

You have a GREAT memory, BHF!! I remember that video and your are right!


6 posted on 03/09/2012 7:37:58 PM PST by momtothree
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To: reed13k

Actually, “Sledgehammer” came out in 1986.


7 posted on 03/09/2012 7:43:28 PM PST by U-238
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To: God luvs America

That isn’t much of a surprise. Just points out what a BS hypocrite Gabriel is since that song is precisely describing SEX. I LAUGH that Rush had it playing.


8 posted on 03/09/2012 7:44:05 PM PST by bigheadfred (ev'ry day i'm shufflin')
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To: bigheadfred

Sorry that’s not it - the one Im thiniking of is black and white with the singer in a suit and hat Nearly every word seems to be a vegetable or fruit


9 posted on 03/09/2012 7:44:43 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: reed13k

Here’s one featuring fungi and a critter.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIyixC9NsLI


10 posted on 03/09/2012 7:44:47 PM PST by Deaf Smith
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To: bigheadfred

Oh, that’s a good one! I have not seen that video in so many years. Peter Gabriel—what a creative guy!


11 posted on 03/09/2012 7:46:26 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: reed13k

Choppin’ Broccoli???? Dana Carvey......LOL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRW27fyvwCs


12 posted on 03/09/2012 7:47:46 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: bigheadfred

Peter Gabriel has withdrawn his permission for one of his songs to be used as “bumper” music by Rush Limbaugh.

As I remember, Gabriel was a 1-2 hit wonder and has disappeared from the music scene other than small venue stages. He won’t be missed.

This was a great example of when MTV had good artistic music videos, from Madonna (Like a Virgin and Express Yourself), Beat It (Michael Jackson) and the all time great “Thriller”, to Weird Al Yankovich’s “Eat It” and “Like a Surgeon”, the Cars “You Might Think”, and “Take Me Home” by A Ha (from about 1981 - 1992.

After that, rap music destroyed musical videos for a decade until Country/Western took over with “Tobey Keith” (What do you think about me now), “Tobey Keith and Willie Nelson” (Beer for My Horses), Brooks and Dunn (”Red Brick Road”, “Boot Scootin’ Boogy”), Keith Urban (A Girl Like You), and Brad Paisley, “The Fishing Song” and “”Celebrity” with William Shatner, Martina McBride “Concrete Angel”, Sara Evans “Suds in the Bucket”, and just about anything with Shania Twain.

Also can’t forget Kenney Chesney and Alan Jackson’s vacation songs, including “It’s 5 O’clock somewhere”, and other Jimmy Buffet-type videos.

Those were the good old days for kids raised in the 80’s. For us old-timers, it was film clips from “American Bandstand”, the Alan Freed movies (those with “Rock” in their titles”), “Beach Blanket Bingo” (we all loved Annette), and ELVIS, the KING movies.


13 posted on 03/09/2012 7:47:59 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Deaf Smith

Cute - my girls will like it except for the snake part ;)


14 posted on 03/09/2012 7:48:32 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: reed13k

That’s easy...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1J3NLNWAPU
The Ross Sisters - Solid Potato Salad


15 posted on 03/09/2012 7:48:41 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: jakerobins

Love his audition tapes, but no...


16 posted on 03/09/2012 7:51:05 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: reed13k
You can't get more vegetable than this: this
17 posted on 03/09/2012 7:51:22 PM PST by Jemian
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To: reed13k

Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel.

The “dancing chickens” were rather creepy.

Mark


18 posted on 03/09/2012 7:54:27 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Gabriel has had a 30 year career. Before going solo he was the lead singer for “Genesis”. All you need is a couple of hit records and you are financially set for life.


19 posted on 03/09/2012 7:55:10 PM PST by U-238
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To: bigheadfred
Gabriel's "Sledghammer" video was hardly original, and obviously based on the paintings of Giuseppe Arcimboldo some 400 years earlier...


20 posted on 03/09/2012 7:57:43 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Liberty Valance

Wonderful show ... But no... Something from 90-92


21 posted on 03/09/2012 7:58:13 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

You are also forgetting Gabriel is inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Genesis in 2010


22 posted on 03/09/2012 7:59:58 PM PST by U-238
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Peter Gabriel was lead singer for Genesis.


23 posted on 03/09/2012 8:00:14 PM PST by bigheadfred (ev'ry day i'm shufflin')
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To: Jemian

Excellent but no ... This one is black and white ...


24 posted on 03/09/2012 8:01:05 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: bigheadfred

Forgot about that most people think of the drummer guy first ... I think...


25 posted on 03/09/2012 8:02:03 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: reed13k
I'm not sure this is of much help, but here are some food songs.
26 posted on 03/09/2012 8:07:15 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: reed13k; All

27 posted on 03/09/2012 8:07:38 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: reed13k

Was it claymation?


28 posted on 03/09/2012 8:09:49 PM PST by TChad
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To: Fiji Hill

All comers are welcome if for no other reason than to broaden my horizons


29 posted on 03/09/2012 8:10:36 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: All

I’m not worthy of copying the thread, but if everyone will indulge me, there’s a song from circa 1992-93 that I cannot recall for the life of me.

I’m going to start with what it’s not. It’s NOT “One night in Bangkok” by Murray Head. I cite that song because it’s similar in some audio traits, such as a treble-heavy tone to some of the lyrics but containing orchestrated chorus.

I only have 2 clues: I seem to remember the subject of this song being about, of all things, The Maltese Falcon. It also has an assisting voice track by someone who sounds A LOT like Trevor Rabin, of the band Yes. However, Rabin’s wikipedia page doesn’t cite his work on anything like this, and while wikipedia is not perfect, this kind of thing usually has it nailed, so I don’t think he’s the singer on the song.

The worst part is that I don’t know this song, so unless someone really knows it out there, I may not be able to provide closure on this.


30 posted on 03/09/2012 8:11:19 PM PST by GreenAccord (Bacon Akbar)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
As I remember, Gabriel was a 1-2 hit wonder and has disappeared from the music scene other than small venue stages.

Wow, do you remember WRONG!

Peter Gabriel was a founding member of Genesis, and while the band achieved its greatest financial success after he left, his influence on their music made them the #1 progressive rock band in the world for many years. Once he went solo, he continued on and his music has evolved quite a bit incorporating many different genres of music while still creating very popular pop music.

The simple fact that there's huge competition among musicians the world over to play with him, and how his concerts still sell out stadiums (including 100,000+ soccer stadiums) all over the world make it clear that he's no "One Hit Wonder." BTW, "The Secret World, Live" concert DVDs is still one of the best live performance concert DVDs ever released.

Mark

31 posted on 03/09/2012 8:14:17 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: TChad

There may have been some claymation in it I just remember the guy in the trench coat suit and hat talk/singing food words to tell a mystery in film noir style black and white - so there would be a line like ‘celery wanted me to take the case’. Instead of she really... But I remember the talk/sing being set to music and was written much better than anything I could come up with ... I’ve been trying for nearly 20 years to figure it out. Funny as could be and makes you want to set through to see what other use for the words the could come up with...


32 posted on 03/09/2012 8:23:13 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: GreenAccord

Maltese - its alright 1990?


33 posted on 03/09/2012 8:30:19 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: GreenAccord

“The Friends of Mr. Cairo,” by Jon Anderson (of Yes)and Vangelis.


34 posted on 03/09/2012 8:31:52 PM PST by drjimmy
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To: U-238

“Do you like Phil Collins? I’ve been a big Genesis fan ever since the release of their 1980 album, Duke. Before that, I really didn’t understand any of their work. Too artsy, too intellectual. It was on Duke where Phil Collins’ presence became more apparent. I think Invisible Touch was the group’s undisputed masterpiece. It’s an epic meditation on intangibility. At the same time, it deepens and enriches the meaning of the preceding three albums. Christy, take off your robe. Listen to the brilliant ensemble playing of Banks, Collins and Rutherford. You can practically hear every nuance of every instrument. Sabrina, remove your dress. In terms of lyrical craftsmanship, the sheer songwriting, this album hits a new peak of professionalism. Sabrina, why don’t you, uh, dance a little. Take the lyrics to Land of Confusion. In this song, Phil Collins addresses the problems of abusive political authority. In Too Deep is the most moving pop song of the 1980s, about monogamy and commitment. The song is extremely uplifting. Their lyrics are as positive and affirmative as anything I’ve heard in rock. Christy, get down on your knees so Sabrina can see your asshole. Phil Collins’ solo career seems to be more commercial and therefore more satisfying, in a narrower way. Especially songs like In the Air Tonight and Against All Odds. Sabrina, don’t just stare at it, eat it. But I also think Phil Collins works best within the confines of the group, than as a solo artist, and I stress the word artist. This is Sussudio, a great, great song, a personal favorite.”
Patrick Bateman, `American Psycho’


35 posted on 03/09/2012 8:39:43 PM PST by tumblindice ( our new, happy lives)
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To: tumblindice

One of Christian Bale’s best roles.


36 posted on 03/09/2012 8:43:03 PM PST by U-238
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To: drjimmy

Your guess...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ph8hNljOXE


37 posted on 03/09/2012 8:45:26 PM PST by Randy Larsen (No Romney vote from my family!)
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To: Fiji Hill
A few more:

"Vegetables" by the Beach Boys (1967)

"Chicken Shack Boogie" by Amos Milburn

"Bread and Butter" by the Newbeats (1964)

38 posted on 03/09/2012 8:49:13 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: drjimmy

Thanks. That’s been bothering me for about 10 years. I’m not kidding. (I knew I was close with Rabin. I just didn’t realize how close)


39 posted on 03/09/2012 8:53:03 PM PST by GreenAccord (Bacon Akbar)
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To: reed13k

http://www.mtv.com/music/yearbook/index.jhtml?contentId=1535942

MTV countdown for every year since inception. Find it yourself.


40 posted on 03/09/2012 8:58:36 PM PST by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: reed13k
You're not talking about "Wet Dream" by Kip Adotta are you?
41 posted on 03/09/2012 8:59:48 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: GreenAccord

Jon and Vangelis
From the Album “Fiends of Mr Cairo”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJzahwl9BRI&feature=related


42 posted on 03/09/2012 9:02:25 PM PST by mkleesma (`Call to me, and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.')
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To: reed13k

What is the genre?


43 posted on 03/09/2012 9:02:53 PM PST by bigheadfred (ev'ry day i'm shufflin')
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To: reed13k
Forget that, it's not "Wet Dream", you are looking for, it's another song of his, I'm sure of it: Life in the Slaw Lane - Kip Addotta.
44 posted on 03/09/2012 9:05:42 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: GreenAccord

Soory - that should be Friends of Mr. Cairo (not fiends)


45 posted on 03/09/2012 9:05:47 PM PST by mkleesma (`Call to me, and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.')
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To: Boogieman
"Chicken Shack Boogie" by Amos Milburn

That definitely needs to be in this thread. Amos Milburn also did a lot of good drinking songs.

46 posted on 03/09/2012 9:16:57 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Boogieman

That wasn’t it BUT you gave me the artist the one I was looking for is ‘Life in the slaw lane’ by Kip Addotta. Free Republic rules again! FReepers Rule! Whoo Hooo! Finally! Thank you!


47 posted on 03/09/2012 9:18:07 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: reed13k

Yeah, I hadn’t heard that one before, but I noticed it a couple minutes later. Glad to help.


48 posted on 03/09/2012 9:21:40 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: Boogieman

Yep thanks again


49 posted on 03/09/2012 9:22:14 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: reed13k
Some songs from the mid-1960's
50 posted on 03/09/2012 9:28:27 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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