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Subject: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Carl on 05/26/06 at 11:44 am

I can list many, but will leave room for others  ;D

'I Eat Cannibal'- Total Coelo
'Wot'- Captian Sensible
'Wunderbar'-Tenpole Tudor
'Too Bad'-Doug & The Slugs
'Iko Iko'-The Belle Star's version



Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: whistledog on 05/26/06 at 11:52 am


'Too Bad'-Doug & The Slugs


I love Doug and the Slugs.  Ever see the video for that song?  It was hilariously weird ;D

In their early years, Doug and the Slugs did alot of silly songs, like "Too Bad" and "Makin it Work", and they sounded great 8)

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Mark Leech on 05/26/06 at 12:00 pm

I have a really silly one in my record box - "Kissing With Confidence" by Will Powers - in the cheese category it would probably be gorgonzola............... ;D

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: whistledog on 05/26/06 at 12:09 pm


I have a really silly one in my record box - "Kissing With Confidence" by Will Powers - in the cheese category it would probably be gorgonzola............... ;D


Oh yeah, that one is quite silly.  "Do you have spinach on your teeth?"

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Mark Leech on 05/26/06 at 12:10 pm

I recently bought an 80's compilation CD and that was on it - quite a difficult song to get hold of.................... ;D

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Mark Leech on 05/26/06 at 12:13 pm

STARTURN ON 45 (PINTS) - Pump Up The Bitter

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: stbs4clk on 05/26/06 at 12:38 pm

It's Raining Men by The Weather Girls has my vote

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: SpaceHog on 05/26/06 at 12:39 pm

Bras on 45- Dr. Demento

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Mark Leech on 05/26/06 at 12:46 pm

BLACK LACE

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Carl on 05/26/06 at 1:39 pm

It's Raining Men by The Weather Girls has my vote

Yeah, that song is silly, fun, has a great big, still very big at clubs, weddings, etc. it's stood the test of time. Some people can't believe it's 23 years old now.

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/26/06 at 1:41 pm


STARTURN ON 45 (PINTS) - Pump Up The Bitter
How much is the 12" worth these days?

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: searching1980s on 05/26/06 at 1:42 pm

Just to list one, Money (That's What I Want) by the Flying Lizards.  Not the lyrics but the instrumentation.

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Bobby on 05/26/06 at 1:46 pm


How much is the 12" worth these days?


A lot of happy women . . .

Silly songs include 'Clouds across the moon' by The Rah Band (and the video is even sillier), 'The Safety Dance' by Men Without Hats (I love it though) and 'Stutter Rap' by Morris Minor and the Majors (another song I love).

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: wndysbg on 05/26/06 at 2:17 pm

Homecoming Queen got a Gun -  Julie Brown
I'm a Blonde - Julie Brown
Valley Girl - Moon Zappa


One my kids love - but it is from the 70's    King Tut - Steve Martin

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Mark Leech on 05/26/06 at 2:20 pm


A lot of happy women . . .


;D  ;D  ;D  ;D  ;D  ;D  ;D

Just found another silly one - THE TWEETS - Birdie Song (Birdie Dance)

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: CatwomanofV on 05/26/06 at 2:27 pm

What? No one said, "I Wanna Be a Cowboy"?  :o :o




Cat

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Mark Leech on 05/26/06 at 2:31 pm

FRED WEDLOCK - The Oldest Swinger In Town

(makes me ashamed to come from Bristol...................  ;D)

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Donnie Darko on 05/26/06 at 2:33 pm

"Obsession" - Animotion (although currently I'm "Obsessed" with it!  ;D)

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/26/06 at 2:41 pm

There's No One Quite Like...

























...Grandma ~ St Winifred's School Choir

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Bobby on 05/26/06 at 2:47 pm


;D  ;D  ;D  ;D  ;D  ;D  ;D

Just found another silly one - THE TWEETS - Birdie Song (Birdie Dance)


Most definitely! Oh, that reminds of 'Hokey Cokey' by The Snowmen. Did you see that Top of the Pops where those guys are dressed in large snowmen outfits? Class as heck, you don't see that kind of thing anymore . . .

Oh, the lead singer sounds a lot like Ian Dury as well.

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/26/06 at 2:49 pm


Most definitely! Oh, that reminds of 'Hokey Cokey' by The Snowmen. Did you see that Top of the Pops where those guys are dressed in large snowmen outfits? Class as heck, you don't see that kind of thing anymore . . .

Oh, the lead singer sounds a lot like Ian Dury as well.
Thanks for reminding me, has it ever been proved if it was Ian Dury?

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Bobby on 05/26/06 at 2:50 pm


FRED WEDLOCK - The Oldest Swinger In Town

(makes me ashamed to come from Bristol...................  ;D)


"and it takes you all night to do what you used to do all night - you're the oldest swinger in town!"  ;D

A brilliant song with so many clever lines in it.

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Mark Leech on 05/26/06 at 2:51 pm

I have that Top Of The Pops somewhere - I didn't realise until recently that one of those dressed up as a bird in the Tweets was a woman.............  ;D

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Mark Leech on 05/26/06 at 2:56 pm

STAN RIDGWAY - Camouflage  ;D  ;D  ;D

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Bobby on 05/26/06 at 2:58 pm


STAN RIDGWAY - Camouflage  ;D  ;D  ;D


What's going on, Mark? You're picking out all the stuff I love.  ;D

The video was dissapointing though.

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Donnie Darko on 05/26/06 at 3:00 pm


What's going on, Mark? You're picking out all the stuff I love.  ;D

The video was dissapointing though.


Most '80s music videos are.

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Bobby on 05/26/06 at 3:13 pm


Most '80s music videos are.


You know there are some incredible exceptions to that rule.  8)

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Mark Leech on 05/26/06 at 3:18 pm

Can't ever remember seeing the Camouflage video - I do recall his appearance on TOTP in 1986 though.

Another silly one:

THE EVASIONS - Wikka Wrap (I own a copy of this..............  :D )

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: whistledog on 05/26/06 at 5:45 pm

She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft) - Jerry Reed
Vanna, Pick Me A Letter - Dr. Dave
Boys Just Want to Have Sex - Exude
Surfin' Bird - Pee Wee Herman

All of those 4 songs were hits  :-[

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Carl on 05/30/06 at 11:12 am

'Monster'-Fred Schneider's solo hit

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: CatwomanofV on 05/30/06 at 11:19 am

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Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Foo Bar on 05/30/06 at 9:58 pm


Bras on 45- Dr. Demento

That's Bras on '45, by "Ivor Biggun", to you, sir.

Emm Pee Threes available at:

http://www.immortalia.com/html/sounds/CDs/ivor-biggun/index.htm

Safe for work... well, as safe as anything by Ivor Biggun's gonna be.  But let's face it.  If "Bras on '45" isn't safe for your workplace, do you really wanna be working there?

And the lyrics are here:

http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1043359

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: HawkTheSlayer on 05/31/06 at 3:37 am

Here we go again, kiddies!

Hawk, the Slayer's Top 10 Silliest '80s Songs

10. Bras On 45
9. Big Butt
8. Dare To Be Stupid
7. Jesus Loves Me, But He Can't Stand You
6. Eskimo
5. Phone Sex Girls Are Not Pretty
4. Star Trekkin'
3. Wreck the Malls
2. Reagan's Rap (as performed by Jim Morrus)
AND! The Slayer's Silliest Song Of the '80s:
1. Gremlin Girl

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: woops on 05/31/06 at 4:16 am

Was (Not Was)  song about dinosaurs  ::)

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: SpaceHog on 05/31/06 at 10:38 am

Thats walk the dinosaur, by was(not was)

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Chasey on 06/01/06 at 10:14 am

Again, I nominate Captain Sensible's 'Wot'.... :D

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: karen on 06/01/06 at 10:24 am


Again, I nominate Captain Sensible's 'Wot'.... :D


I think I still have the 12" somewhere.

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: Chasey on 06/01/06 at 10:30 am


I think I still have the 12" somewhere.


I've got every mix known to man of it on mp3....including the mpeg!!  :D

The Captain is top quality...

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: christine on 06/02/06 at 8:53 am

bob and doug mckensie: take off.....with getty lee from rush!!!

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: searching1980s on 06/06/06 at 8:31 am


Hawk, the Slayer's Top 10 Silliest '80s Songs

2. Reagan's Rap (as performed by Jim Morrus)



Is that available on CD?  I'd given up on ever finding out who it was but now I have hope.  (It belongs in my Best of Vegas collection.)  I looked on Amazon but they don't have release dates or track lists for half of his stuff.  Anything else of his that stands out?  That was so very funny and maybe the first rap I ever heard.

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: SpaceHog on 06/06/06 at 1:03 pm


bob and doug mckensie: take off.....with getty lee from rush!!!


Take off eh... Take off to the great white north, take, it's only way to go."

Subject: Re: Mosy silliest songs of the 80s

Written By: HawkTheSlayer on 06/06/06 at 5:04 pm


Is that available on CD?  I'd given up on ever finding out who it was but now I have hope.  (It belongs in my Best of Vegas collection.)  I looked on Amazon but they don't have release dates or track lists for half of his stuff.  Anything else of his that stands out?  That was so very funny and maybe the first rap I ever heard.


Jim Morrus had quite a bit of comedic material- most of it political. I mean, Ronald Reagan did for comics what the microwave did for appliance stores!

I don't know if his stuff is out on CD...I know they played it often, back in the day, and I had a collection of Ronald Reagan stuff on tape, here, somewhere....I think it's between my inflatable Dalek, and my poster of Bobby Jimmy & The Critters, when the song "Big Butt" came out.

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