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rubylady Mon 10-Apr-17 23:43:30

Thinking about this site and what it means to you, which song would you choose to sum up how you feel about it?

Mine would be "I am woman" by Helen Reddy. Please check it out on YouTube as ironically I don't know how to link it. 😃

ninathenana Mon 10-Apr-17 23:55:22

Love that song.
I will have to think about my choice

nanaK54 Tue 11-Apr-17 07:31:52

(I'll get by) With a Little help from my Friends.......

ninathenana Tue 11-Apr-17 09:28:20

Very appropriatenanaK

Kitspurr Tue 11-Apr-17 09:43:09

Tina Turner's "Simply The Best".

MinniesMum Tue 11-Apr-17 09:43:39

"Walk on the wild side" - Lou Reed! I had a very devout, straitlaced mother so my teenage years were quiet to say the least. I escaped for University but even there, I just couldn't afford to go overboard on anything. Married young and still with the same husband 52 years on I wonder what my life would have been like had I kicked over the traces and let rip. Looking at some of the wreckage in the lives of friends maybe my mother wasn't so wrong all.

annifrance Tue 11-Apr-17 09:58:09

Yes, Simply The Best or Young At Heart.

Caro1954 Tue 11-Apr-17 10:02:07

I'm with NanaK54!

Chicklette Tue 11-Apr-17 10:03:38

Superman's BIg Sister by Ian Dury and the Blockheads. We're all superwomen and help each other like sisters (and sometimes squabble like sisters 😉)

Irishrose Tue 11-Apr-17 10:12:45

If you needed me. By Sean Keane. It sums up how I feel about my six grandchildren

misunderstood Tue 11-Apr-17 10:20:19

Games People Play by Joe South

Blinko Tue 11-Apr-17 10:25:15

What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong sums it up for me. The many different experiences, views, backgrounds, personalities and yep, wisdom; it's all here on GN.

Nannarose Tue 11-Apr-17 10:25:45

The verse that wanders around many English folk songs, with slight variations:
Oh time, it is a precious thing; And time brings all things to my mind; Time, with all its labours, along with all its joys; Let no-one steal away your time.

Those with a country upbringing or love of folk music will know the double meaning of time/ thyme (female pudenda) so there's a warning in there about only giving your time / thyme to someone who deserves it!
This is a link to the amazing Norma Waterson (where have the years gone?) singing one version with her family:

Yorkshiregel Tue 11-Apr-17 10:45:39

'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life' tra la, tra la, dum di dum, di dum!

Humbertbear Tue 11-Apr-17 11:07:16

I will Survive by Gloria Gaynor
Even my five year old GD knows the words

JackyB Tue 11-Apr-17 11:09:15

You've got a Friend by James Taylor.

Foxyferret Tue 11-Apr-17 12:07:38

I'm still standing, Elton John

Sheilasue Tue 11-Apr-17 13:13:35

Any songs of Elvis Presley's

nipsmum Tue 11-Apr-17 14:25:40

In the ghetto by Elvis.

Ana Tue 11-Apr-17 14:41:35

Not sure about that one, nipsmum! confused

Gagagran Tue 11-Apr-17 14:46:49

Elvis for me too - Always on my mind.

grannypiper Tue 11-Apr-17 14:50:09

Foxyferret Perfect for some threads

Leesa Tue 11-Apr-17 15:34:44

Don't fear the reaper by Blue Oyster cult? smile

Maggiemaybe Tue 11-Apr-17 15:46:31

There's a song called Sharks in the Swimming Pool, which is perfect for some threads grin.

For the rest, Let’s Face the Music and Dance. Let's help each other make the most of life while we can.

Maggiemaybe Tue 11-Apr-17 15:59:36

We've gone a bit dark there, Leesa grin. I insisted on Don't Fear the Reaper as one of the songs to be played at our last birthday party, though DH said nobody would dance to it. I dragged a friend onto the dance floor and we stayed there, just the two of us, for the duration. It's a very long song....