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clan chieftain



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 1:39 pm    Post subject: Cars in songs. Reply with quote

The only one I can think of is The Beach Boys Little Deuce Coupe. What is a Deuce Coupe anyway. Any pictures.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi
Didn't another of the Beach Boys' songs feature a T Bird?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Other Beach Boys' songs with a car/motoring theme included:

409
Little Honda
Deadman's Curve (did Jan and Dean do it first?)
Little Old Lady from Pasadena
Cherry, Cherry Coupe
Fun, Fun, Fun (T-Bird reference)
Shut Down
Surf City (re a '34 Woodie)

There are others but these are ones I have on cassette/LP somewhere Smile

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1. Hot Rod Lincoln - Commander Cody/Charlie Ryan/Johnny Bond/Bill Kirchen
2. Rocket 88 - Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats
3. Little Deuce Coupe - Beach Boys
4. G.T.O. - Ronny and the Daytonas
5. Hey Little Cobra - Rip Chords
6. 409 - Beach Boys
7. One Piece At A Time - Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Three
8. Low Rider - War
9. Beep Beep - Playmates
10. Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen
11. Maybellene - Chuck Berry
12. Little Red Corvette - Prince
13. Shut Down - Beach Boys
14. Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett/Sir Mack Rice
15. Fun Fun Fun - Beach Boys
16. The Little Old Lady (From Pasadena) - Jan & Dean
17. Dead Man's Curve - Jan & Dean
18. Racing In The Street - Bruce Springsteen
19. Mercury Blues - K.C. Douglas/Alan Jackson/Steve Miller Band
20. 455 Rocket - Kathy Mattea
21. Hot Rod Race - Arkie Shibley/Ramblin' Jimmy Dolan
22. Greased Lightnin' - John Travolta "Grease" Soundtrack
23. Drag City - Jan & Dean
24. Ol '55 - Eagles
25. In My Merry Oldsmobile - Billy Murray
26. Lord Mr. Ford - Jerry Reed
27. See The U.S.A. In Your Chevrolet - Dinah Shore
28. Last Kiss - J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers
29. Drive My Car - Beatles
30. Look At That Cadillac - Stray Cats
31. My Hooptie - Sir Mix-a-Lot
32. Long May You Run - Neil Young
33. Cadillac Ranch - Bruce Springsteen
34. No Money Down - Chuck Berry
35. Cadillac Red - Judds
36. You Can't Catch Me - Chuck Berry
37. Be Thankful For What You Got - William DeVaughn
38. Jaguar And The Thunderbird - Chuck Berry
39. Mercedes Benz - Janis Joplin
40. Whose Cadillac Is That - War
41. No Particular Place To Go - Chuck Berry
42. Tell Laura I Love Her - Ray Peterson
43. I'm In Love With My Car - Queen
44. Ride On Josephine - George Thorogood/Bo Diddley
45. Red Barchetta - Rush
46. Roll On Down The Highway - B.T.O.
47. Ain't Nothing Wrong With The Radio - Aaron Tippen
48. Radar Love - Golden Earring
49. Old Betsy Goes Boing, Boing, Boing - Hummers
50. (Seven Little Girls) Sitting In The Back Seat - Paul Evans
51. Car Wash - Rose Royce
52. Fireball Rolled A Seven - Dave Dudley
53. The Ballad Of Thunder Road - Robert Mitchum
54. You're Not Safe In A Japanese Car - John Goldsmith
55. Long White Cadillac - Dwight Yoakam
56. Rollin' In My Rolls - Moon Martin
57. The One I Loved Back Then - George Jones
58. Highway Star - Deep Purple
59. Goin' Mobile - The Who
60. Terraplane Blues - Robert Johnson
61. '49 Mercury Blues - Brian Setzer Orchestra
62. Cars - Gary Numan
63. Race With The Devil - Gene Vincent
64. Hot Rod Man - Tex Rubinowitz
65. Still Cruisin' - Beach Boys
66. Let It Roll - Little Feat
67. Hot Rod Gang - Stray Cats
68. Rockin' Down The Highway - Doobie Brothers
69. Transfusion - Nervous Norvus
70. Fishtail Blues - Wynonie Harris
71. Crown Victoria Custom '51 - Jerry Lee Lewis
72. Voodoo Cadillac- - Southern Culture on the Skids
73. V-8 Ford (Going To Your Funeral) - Buddy Moss
74. Pontiac Blues - Sonny Boy Williamson
75. White Cadillac - The Band
76. Vehicle - Ides of March
77. Dear Dad - Chuck Berry
78. Built For Speed - Stray Cats
79. I Gotta New Car - Big Boy Groves
80. Buick 59 - Medallions
81. Red Cadillac And A Black Moustache - Bob Luman/Warren Smith
82. Jeepster - T-Rex
83. Rapid Roy - Jim Croce
84. Rev On The Red Line - Foreigner
85. Cadillac Jack - Andre Williams
86. Panama - Van Halen
87. Makin' Thunderbirds - Bob Seger
88. Deuce And A Quarter - All The Kings Men
89. Cars With The Boom - L'Trimm
90. "T" Model Blues - Lightnin' Hopkins
91. My Old Car - Lee Dorsey
92. Black And White Thunderbird - Delicates
93. Don't Worry Baby - Beach Boys
94. Drive It Home - Little Caesar
95. Black Sunshine - White Zombie
96. SS 396 - Paul Revere and the Raiders
97. Car Crazy Cutie - Beach Boys
98. Motoring - Martha and the Vandellas
99. Little Rivi-Airhead - Junior Brown
100. Rusty Chevrolet - Da Yoopers
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi
I'm driving in my car: Maureen Rees
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good grief riley541 you have been busy. Funny how they are nearly all American.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A British one..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7dkn1ZnIPk

..and another American one..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukunx21UHCA

..and a bit of each..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVCUmvo7D6s
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Was Madness I'v been driving in my car on the list (I may have missed it)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYZNSyP9v9M
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh by the way riley541 can I have you on my team next time I do a pub quiz
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello John, gotta new motor.- Alexi Sayle.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 11:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

One of the best - Eagles - Mercedes-Benz - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=all_LECCZ7w&feature=related

& slowing down a bit - scroll down - http://www.pennyfarthing.ch/aarau.htm

& slowing down a bit more - Melanie - Roller skates - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FPn5noN_qs&feature=related

& more - JT - picking - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKw-NpEQOZo&feature=related

& more - Nancy Sinatra - Boots - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRkovnss7sg&feature=related

& don't get distracted by the YT "Other Suggestions" or you'll be there all night!

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 6:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Spirit Of America - Beach Boys
Custom Machine - Beach Boys
No Room to Rhumba in a Sports Car - Elvis Presley
Long Black Limousine - Elvis
Speedway - Elvis
Spinout - Elvis
Antique 32 Studebaker Dictator Coupe - Ronny and The Daytona's
Black Cadillac - Roseanne Cash
Born to Be Wild - Steppenwolf
Boss Barracuda - The Safaris
Chevrolet - ZZ Top
Drive My Car - The Beatles
Greased Lightning - John Travolta
Mercury Blues - Alan Jackson
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

marina estate wrote:
Good grief riley541 you have been busy. Funny how they are nearly all American.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good grief David, I can't believe you missed off Rupert the Riley by David Bowie.
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