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Andy Volk


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Post  Posted 15 Apr 2019 3:26 am    
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This one gets my vote as the all-time most annoying yet very successful as the earworm with the most staying power. Listen at your own risk!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KX_lnmb1Moo&fbclid=IwAR3pkLQdiwGouiyp-sS-qgOLf5mL8CHhvLVHVtCuqFh9NS9GB7ChKflHf2E

It's science!

https://www.cnn.com/2016/11/03/health/song-stuck-in-head-earworm-study/index.html

What's your greatest earworm song?
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Charlie McDonald


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Post  Posted 15 Apr 2019 9:12 am    
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Oh God! There it is again!
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Charlie McDonald


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Post  Posted 15 Apr 2019 9:18 am    
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The brain thing was great tho. Why do I want some popcorn?
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Lee Baucum


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Post  Posted 15 Apr 2019 9:32 am    
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"It's a small world after all..."
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Ian Rae


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Post  Posted 15 Apr 2019 10:19 am    
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I don't want to know the answer to this, for the obvious reason Whoa!
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Fred Treece


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Post  Posted 15 Apr 2019 10:37 am    
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I’d have to go through my list of 60’s & 70’s TV jingles and show themes. There is a lot of competition in that part of the internal jukebox, but one of them would win hands down over any pop song ever.

Does anybody ever equate “What A Wonderful World” with “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”? Or is that just two of my earworms having a wiggle party?


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Bill Sinclair


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Hagerstown, Maryland, USA
Post  Posted 15 Apr 2019 10:55 am    
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Lee Baucum wrote:
"It's a small world after all..."


My kids and I made up our own version to make that particular earworm more tolerable as we were on that ride in Disneyworld many years ago: "It's a creepy puppet world..." Now I just chuckle anytime I hear it. Maybe that's the trick: just OWN the song and it can't hurt you. Take that, stupid earworm. Re: the popcorn thing, "This is such a stupid song, such a really stupid song..."

As far as pleasant earworms go, "Penny Lane" seems to be a recurring theme in my life's soundtrack.
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Bill Cunningham


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Atlanta, Ga. USA
Post  Posted 15 Apr 2019 5:03 pm    
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I’ve been hearing “In A Mellow Tone” daily for a few months Shocked Shocked Very Happy I could do worse!
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Larry Carlson


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Post  Posted 15 Apr 2019 6:27 pm    
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An old cartoon with a baby vulture that caught a bee
flying home with it singing "Bringing home a baby bumble bee,
won't my momma be so proud of me".
I get that stupid thing stuck in my head at least once a week.
And yes, my wife says I'm a bit odd.
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Joseph Carlson


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Grass Valley, California, USA
Post  Posted 15 Apr 2019 7:54 pm    
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https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-mx7vZDhStI
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Donny Hinson


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Post  Posted 16 Apr 2019 6:54 am    
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For me, it's "Groovy Kind of Love", the old song based on a classical melody by Clementi, which was then rewritten by Wine and Bayer, and then recorded by Diane and Anitta, and The Turtles, The Mindbenders, Pet Clark, Sonny and Cher, and Phil Collins, etc. The melody is catchy and memorable, and it also make a great harmonizing exercise on E9th.

You can even try playing the whole melody harmonized on strings 5&6 and using pedals A&B. Cool
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Jeff Garden


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Center Sandwich, New Hampshire, USA
Post  Posted 16 Apr 2019 7:03 am    
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"The Bunny Hop"...make it stop!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RajWqQaq5dE
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Dennis Brion


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Atwater, Ohio USA
Post  Posted 16 Apr 2019 8:08 am    
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Got to be the ma na ma na song!
YouTube ma na ma na.....you will remember! Lol
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Jack Hanson


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San Luis Valley, USA
Post  Posted 22 Apr 2019 3:03 pm    
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Since I first heard the tune, it's been this one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mns9VeRguys

Everything about that piece sounds good to me, but it's the intro that I can't get out of my head. Thanks to Bob from Hibbing and especially to Donnie Herron.
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