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The Hollies - 'Bus Stop' - [music 3;00]
youtube.com ^ | 1966

Posted on 04/18/2014 7:14:48 PM PDT by virgil283

"The Hollies, an English rock group known for their pioneering and distinctive three part vocal harmony style. The Hollies became one of the leading British groups of the 1960s. Formed by Allan Clarke and Graham Nash in late 1962 as a Merseybeat type music group in Manchester. They enjoyed considerable popularity in many countries (at least 60 singles or EPs and 26 albums charting somewhere in the world spanning over five decades), although they did not achieve major US chart success until 1966 with "Bus Stop". The Hollies had over 30 charting singles on the UK Singles Chart, and 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 "...(wiki)

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TOPICS: History; Miscellaneous; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: busstop; hollies
The Hollies are largely forgotten today but produced some of the best music of the 60s.

They are one of the few British pop groups of the early 1960s that have never officially broken up and continue to record and perform..

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1 posted on 04/18/2014 7:14:48 PM PDT by virgil283
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To: virgil283

Oh, what a GREAT song!


2 posted on 04/18/2014 7:16:37 PM PDT by Thorliveshere (Minnesota Survivor)
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To: Thorliveshere

A song about old-fashioned love and courtship, “under my umbrella...”

They don’t write songs like that anymore, do they?


3 posted on 04/18/2014 7:20:35 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: virgil283

Charming!


4 posted on 04/18/2014 7:21:56 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: virgil283

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP94PlEtsEQ&list=RD7duPNQCp-w4

My fave


5 posted on 04/18/2014 7:22:49 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: virgil283

Much better song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COiIC3A0ROM


6 posted on 04/18/2014 7:23:43 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: virgil283

A staple song of Top 40 radio. Loved it.


7 posted on 04/18/2014 7:24:51 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: thecodont
They don’t write songs like that anymore, do they?

All the good song-writers are either dead or retired. Besides, today's "musicians" would not recognize harmony and melody if it came up and kicked them in the butt.

8 posted on 04/18/2014 7:27:13 PM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: headstamp 2
"Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress"...Ah yes...if there is the quintessential Rock and Roll ballad this is it-- thanks Headstamp
9 posted on 04/18/2014 7:28:56 PM PDT by virgil283
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To: thecodont
They don’t write songs like that anymore, do they?

Sorry to disagree but you really should start listening to C&W. Best music going these days.

10 posted on 04/18/2014 7:29:38 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: virgil283

Quite welcome. The sub-woofer on the floor under the desk unties my shoelaces with that song. (grin)


11 posted on 04/18/2014 7:34:40 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: headstamp 2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Cool_Woman_in_a_Black_Dress


12 posted on 04/18/2014 7:38:28 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: WorkingClassFilth
Naw...Big-un.....Rev Al's best....is... Al Green : Love and Happiness
13 posted on 04/18/2014 7:38:58 PM PDT by virgil283
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To: Robwin; thecodont

A lot of good movie music has also come out in recent years.


14 posted on 04/18/2014 7:49:17 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: headstamp 2
Hey ! Headstamp ! you like this one ??? The Hollies - Stop Stop Stop It's got electric banjos...
15 posted on 04/18/2014 7:49:24 PM PDT by virgil283
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To: virgil283

Ha! That’s great. Brings back some memories for sure.

Here’s a crazy song by Beck but I just love the beat and the guitar work:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htlIK14SBvI


16 posted on 04/18/2014 7:56:25 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: virgil283
"Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress"...Ah yes...if there is the quintessential Rock and Roll ballad this is it-- thanks Head stamp

I learned what they were singing for the first time after the Internet--with its lyrics sites-came along.

17 posted on 04/18/2014 7:59:12 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: headstamp 2
"I just love the beat and the guitar work"....

You're right....

18 posted on 04/18/2014 8:07:07 PM PDT by virgil283 ('No king .... but King Jesus')
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To: Robwin

Can’t agree with you at all. Modern C&W is like bad pop music with a twang. Just awful! Where’s the REAL C&W?????!!!!!!!!!!!


19 posted on 04/18/2014 8:09:54 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: Fiji Hill

There has been some great movie music. Last of The Mohicans soundtrack is outstanding. I get so caught up in the music...I forget to watch the movie.

Bus Stop is a great Hollies song.

But this is my personal fav...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLgeY3LR9JQ


20 posted on 04/18/2014 8:15:55 PM PDT by berdie
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To: berdie
"Look Through Any Window"...

Excellent song...thanks.. 'V'

21 posted on 04/18/2014 8:26:43 PM PDT by virgil283 ('No king .... but King Jesus')
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To: berdie

Thanks! I had forgotten that one.


22 posted on 04/18/2014 8:32:35 PM PDT by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it?)
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To: headstamp 2

He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother


23 posted on 04/18/2014 8:49:14 PM PDT by redangus
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To: virgil283

Allan Clarke sang vocals on this Alan Parsons Project classic

Breakdown
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJBTOC3Mfpk


24 posted on 04/18/2014 8:51:34 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
"Allan Clarke sang vocals on this Alan Parsons Project classic"

Thanks... I haven't heard it...'till now..

25 posted on 04/18/2014 8:58:35 PM PDT by virgil283 ('No king .... but King Jesus')
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To: berdie
"Last of The Mohicans soundtrack is outstanding".... I have that soundtrack and it is very good !
26 posted on 04/18/2014 9:01:21 PM PDT by virgil283 ('No king .... but King Jesus')
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To: virgil283

Yeah...I bought the soundtrack as well...thinking if I could listen to it independently I might actually watch the movie. No dice. :)


27 posted on 04/18/2014 9:11:42 PM PDT by berdie
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To: virgil283

Love this simple 1966 movie theme written by Burt Bacharach,

“After the Fox.” The Hollies with Peter Sellers.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-1JCvCUiOM


28 posted on 04/18/2014 9:12:06 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: scripter

every morning i would see her waiting at the stop,
sometimes she’d shopped and she would show me what she bought... other people stared as if we were both quite insane, someday my name and hers are going to be the same...


29 posted on 04/18/2014 9:13:54 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: OldPossum

I think the current “country” singers all use the same back up vocalists. They all sound just alike. Damn, I’ve become my father!


30 posted on 04/18/2014 11:16:51 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Fiji Hill

I never even thought about the lyrics until I read your post. They’re not what I was expecting when I looked them up.

Saturday night I was downtown
Working for the FBI
Sitting in a nest of bad men
Whiskey bottles piling high

Bootlegging boozer on the west side
Full of people who are doing wrong
Just about to call up the DA man
When I heard this woman singing a song

A pair of 45’s made me open my eyes
My temperature started to rise
She was a long cool woman in a black dress
Just a 5-9 beautiful tall
With just one look I was a bad mess
‘Cause that long cool woman had it all

I saw her heading to the table
Well a tall walking big black cat
When Charlie said I hope that you’re able, boy
Well I’m telling you she knows where it’s at
Well then suddenly we heard the sirens
And everybody started to run
Jumping under doors and tables
Well I heard somebody shooting a gun

Well the DA was pumping my left hand
And she was holding my right
Well I told her, “Don’t get scared
‘Cause you’re gonna be spared”
Well I’m gonna be forgiven
If I wanna spend my living
With a long cool woman in a black dress
Just a 5-9 beautiful tall
With just one look I was a bad mess
‘Cause that long cool woman had it all
Had it all, had it all, had it all...


31 posted on 04/18/2014 11:21:39 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: virgil283

Oh my goodness. I haven’t heard that for years! Great song.


32 posted on 04/18/2014 11:38:28 PM PDT by radiohead
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To: virgil283

Like how I I first listened to the lyrics of “Stop Stop Stop.” You think the song is about him meeting his girl, and then the punchline.


33 posted on 04/18/2014 11:46:56 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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Not having thought of them for ages, I caught up by doing a little Google search on them and was surprised to see that these guys are in their 70’s now. Time flies, huh? I look at their pictures and wonder who are these white-haired old men and realize they were the beautiful young men of my youth.

Check out their early pictures; they were so skinny! Not anymore. : )


34 posted on 04/19/2014 12:01:56 AM PDT by radiohead
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