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13 songs written by a famous singer, made famous by others.

Post by PapaMouse » Fri Jul 10, 2015 1:22 am

1. I'm a Believer - The Monkees (written by Neil Diamond)
2. Come and Get It - Badfinger (written by Paul McCartney)
3. Different Drum - Stone Poneys (Written by Mike Nesmith)
4. Blinded by the Light - Manfred Mann's Earth Band (Written by Bruce Springsteen)
5. We've Only Just begun - The Carpenters (written by Roger Nichols and Paul Williams.)
6. Leavin' On a Jet Plane - Peter Paul and Mary (written by John Denver)
7. You've Got a Friend - James Taylor (written by Carole King)
8. Red Rubber Ball - The Cyrkle (written by Paul Simon and The Seekers' Bruce Woodley)
9. Watchin' Scotty Grow - Bobby Goldsboro (written by Mac Davis)
10. Turn! Turn! Turn! - The Byrds (written by Pete Seeger)
11. Lonely Night (Angel Face) - The Captain and Tennille (written by Neil Sedaka)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 songs written by a famous singer, made famous by others.

Post by PapaMouse » Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:24 am

1. I'm a Believer - The Monkees (written by Neil Diamond)
2. Come and Get It - Badfinger (written by Paul McCartney)
3. Different Drum - Stone Poneys (Written by Mike Nesmith)
4. Blinded by the Light - Manfred Mann's Earth Band (Written by Bruce Springsteen)
5. We've Only Just begun - The Carpenters (written by Roger Nichols and Paul Williams.)
6. Leavin' On a Jet Plane - Peter Paul and Mary (written by John Denver)
7. You've Got a Friend - James Taylor (written by Carole King)
8. Red Rubber Ball - The Cyrkle (written by Paul Simon and The Seekers' Bruce Woodley)
9. Watchin' Scotty Grow - Bobby Goldsboro (written by Mac Davis)
10. Turn! Turn! Turn! - The Byrds (written by Pete Seeger)
11. Lonely Night (Angel Face) - The Captain and Tennille (written by Neil Sedaka)
12. That Girl Belongs to Yesterday - Gene Pitney (written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 songs written by a famous singer, made famous by others.

Post by PapaMouse » Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:40 pm

1. I'm a Believer - The Monkees (written by Neil Diamond)
2. Come and Get It - Badfinger (written by Paul McCartney)
3. Different Drum - Stone Poneys (Written by Mike Nesmith)
4. Blinded by the Light - Manfred Mann's Earth Band (Written by Bruce Springsteen)
5. We've Only Just begun - The Carpenters (written by Roger Nichols and Paul Williams.)
6. Leavin' On a Jet Plane - Peter Paul and Mary (written by John Denver)
7. You've Got a Friend - James Taylor (written by Carole King)
8. Red Rubber Ball - The Cyrkle (written by Paul Simon and The Seekers' Bruce Woodley)
9. Watchin' Scotty Grow - Bobby Goldsboro (written by Mac Davis)
10. Turn! Turn! Turn! - The Byrds (written by Pete Seeger)
11. Lonely Night (Angel Face) - The Captain and Tennille (written by Neil Sedaka)
12. That Girl Belongs to Yesterday - Gene Pitney (written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards)
13. Blowin' in the Wind - Peter, Paul & Mary (Dylan, of course)

Let's try:
Popular songs with unusual (for popular songs) instruments...

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 popular songs with unusual (for popular songs) instrument

Post by PapaMouse » Thu Oct 29, 2015 3:11 am

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
2. Another Rainy Day in New York City - Chicago (steel drums)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 popular songs with unusual (for popular songs) instrument

Post by PapaMouse » Mon Nov 09, 2015 8:03 pm

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
2. Another Rainy Day in New York City - Chicago (steel drums)
3. Norwegian Wood - The Beatles (sitar)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 popular songs with unusual (for popular songs) instrument

Post by PapaMouse » Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:30 am

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
2. Another Rainy Day in New York City - Chicago (steel drums)
3. Norwegian Wood - The Beatles (sitar)
4. Requiem For the Masses - The Association (horn. Though when they performed it live, they used a Flugelhorn.)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 popular songs with unusual (for popular songs) instrument

Post by PapaMouse » Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:03 pm

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
2. Another Rainy Day in New York City - Chicago (steel drums)
3. Norwegian Wood - The Beatles (sitar)
4. Requiem For the Masses - The Association (horn. Though when they performed it live, they used a Flugelhorn.)
5. Windy - The Association (recorder)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 popular songs with unusual (for popular songs) instrument

Post by PapaMouse » Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:19 am

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
2. Another Rainy Day in New York City - Chicago (steel drums)
3. Norwegian Wood - The Beatles (sitar)
4. Requiem For the Masses - The Association (horn. Though when they performed it live, they used a Flugelhorn.)
5. Windy - The Association (recorder)
6. Penny Lane - The Beatles (piccolo trumpet)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 popular songs with unusual (for popular songs) instrument

Post by PapaMouse » Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:18 am

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
2. Another Rainy Day in New York City - Chicago (steel drums)
3. Norwegian Wood - The Beatles (sitar)
4. Requiem For the Masses - The Association (horn. Though when they performed it live, they used a Flugelhorn.)
5. Windy - The Association (recorder)
6. Penny Lane - The Beatles (piccolo trumpet)
7. Rhythm of the Rain - The Cascades (celesta)



The celesta is probably best known for its use in "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies" in Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker ballet and suite.
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 popular songs with unusual instruments

Post by PapaMouse » Mon Dec 21, 2015 10:20 pm

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
2. Another Rainy Day in New York City - Chicago (steel drums)
3. Norwegian Wood - The Beatles (sitar)
4. Requiem For the Masses - The Association (horn. Though when they performed it live, they used a Flugelhorn.)
5. Windy - The Association (recorder)
6. Penny Lane - The Beatles (piccolo trumpet)
7. Rhythm of the Rain - The Cascades (celesta)
8. Scarborough Fair/Canticle - Simon and Garfunkel (harpsichord)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 popular songs with unusual (for popular songs) instrument

Post by PapaMouse » Tue Jan 05, 2016 12:49 am

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
2. Another Rainy Day in New York City - Chicago (steel drums)
3. Norwegian Wood - The Beatles (sitar)
4. Requiem For the Masses - The Association (horn. Though when they performed it live, they used a Flugelhorn.)
5. Windy - The Association (recorder)
6. Penny Lane - The Beatles (piccolo trumpet)
7. Rhythm of the Rain - The Cascades (celesta)
8. Scarborough Fair/Canticle - Simon and Garfunkel (harpsichord)
9. Abraham, Martin, and John - Dion (harp)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 popular songs with unusual (for popular songs) instrument

Post by PapaMouse » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:46 pm

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
2. Another Rainy Day in New York City - Chicago (steel drums)
3. Norwegian Wood - The Beatles (sitar)
4. Requiem For the Masses - The Association (horn. Though when they performed it live, they used a Flugelhorn.)
5. Windy - The Association (recorder)
6. Penny Lane - The Beatles (piccolo trumpet)
7. Rhythm of the Rain - The Cascades (celesta)
8. Scarborough Fair/Canticle - Simon and Garfunkel (harpsichord)
9. Abraham, Martin, and John - Dion (harp)
10. Vincent - Don McLean (xylophone)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 popular songs with unusual (for popular songs) instrument

Post by PapaMouse » Wed Jan 13, 2016 5:58 pm

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
2. Another Rainy Day in New York City - Chicago (steel drums)
3. Norwegian Wood - The Beatles (sitar)
4. Requiem For the Masses - The Association (horn. Though when they performed it live, they used a Flugelhorn.)
5. Windy - The Association (recorder)
6. Penny Lane - The Beatles (piccolo trumpet)
7. Rhythm of the Rain - The Cascades (celesta)
8. Scarborough Fair/Canticle - Simon and Garfunkel (harpsichord)
9. Abraham, Martin, and John - Dion (harp)
10. Vincent - Don McLean (xylophone)
11. Babylon - Don McLean (banjo)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 popular songs with unusual (for popular songs) instrument

Post by PapaMouse » Wed Jan 27, 2016 1:45 am

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
2. Another Rainy Day in New York City - Chicago (steel drums)
3. Norwegian Wood - The Beatles (sitar)
4. Requiem For the Masses - The Association (horn. Though when they performed it live, they used a Flugelhorn.)
5. Windy - The Association (recorder)
6. Penny Lane - The Beatles (piccolo trumpet)
7. Rhythm of the Rain - The Cascades (celesta)
8. Scarborough Fair/Canticle - Simon and Garfunkel (harpsichord)
9. Abraham, Martin, and John - Dion (harp)
10. Vincent - Don McLean (xylophone)
11. Babylon - Don McLean (banjo)
12. The Boxer - Simon & Garfunkel (bass harmonica)
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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13 popular songs with unusual (for popular songs) instrument

Post by PapaMouse » Tue Feb 02, 2016 1:00 am

1. I Got You, Babe - Sonny and Cher (oboe. Or is it an English horn?)
2. Another Rainy Day in New York City - Chicago (steel drums)
3. Norwegian Wood - The Beatles (sitar)
4. Requiem For the Masses - The Association (horn. Though when they performed it live, they used a Flugelhorn.)
5. Windy - The Association (recorder)
6. Penny Lane - The Beatles (piccolo trumpet)
7. Rhythm of the Rain - The Cascades (celesta)
8. Scarborough Fair/Canticle - Simon and Garfunkel (harpsichord)
9. Abraham, Martin, and John - Dion (harp)
10. Vincent - Don McLean (xylophone)
11. Babylon - Don McLean (banjo)
12. The Boxer - Simon & Garfunkel (bass harmonica)
13. Cara Mia - Jay and the Americans (chimes)

Next up: 13 song titles that mention a dance.

1. Rock and Roll Waltz - Kay Starr
Lord, you have filled my cup so full,
How can I fear tomorrow?

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