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    clivexx
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    wrong!

    its actually referencing racing rather than horses

    its not easy this but as a hint

    70s from a famous recording stable

    #1449822
    Matron
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    The only one I can remember is from 1969 – Up on Cripple Creek by The Band.

    Have to go away and think about this one.

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    You’re So Vain by Carly Simon? Included the lyric

    Well, I hear you went up to Saratoga
    And your horse naturally won

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    not bad guess but this is far more than one line

    the track sounds almost as if it was recorded at the races

    win and place are in the title

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    Drone
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    The Intruders – Win, Place or Show, She’s a Winner

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZp5ZAUkQE4

    Thanks for the clues Clivexxxx, wouldn’t have got it otherwise though do now vaguely recall it. Sounds as though it’s recorded at Hexham in a northwesterly gale

    Wasn’t that keen on the ‘philly’ sound back then, but it’s grown on me

    Smooooth

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    Top man drone!

    I didn’t think anyone would get it. I love the Philly sound and always have in Fact

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    Well done Drone. Wouldn’t have got that in a month of Sundays.

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    Prog did its bit with Yes referencing ‘thoroughbred racing chasers’ in Going For The One.

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    Uncle Nathan – anyone else – any idea how Fred Winter got on this video ?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_zHQ6kFuQ0

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    Nathan Hughes
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    No idea at all Grimes
    not a music person really
    I’m more of a work, rest and play… :rose:

    Someone must know though, perhaps ask Ginger, he knows everything

    Don't Eat The Pie and Don't Buy The S*n
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    Without You I’m Nothing – Placebo
    Linger – The Cranberries
    April Skies – The Jesus and Mary Chain
    Christmas Steps – Mogwai
    Unfinished Symphony – Massive Attack
    A Forest – The Cure
    Return Of The Farmers Son – Thin Lizzy
    Ghost Town – The Specials
    The Model – Kraftwerk
    Wichita Lineman – Glen Campbell

    :heart:

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    raymo61
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    I read through this thread and there re some good old songs mentioned. :good:
    I used to be a DJ in my youth and my musical taste is eclectic to say the least.

    Here are my ten and I could have put twenty in but hey ho

    GENO Dexys Midnight Runners
    BOOGIE WONDERLAND Earth Wind and Fire
    FIVE YEARS David Bowie
    GOING UNDERGROUND The Jam
    ANGEL OF THE MORNING Juice Newton
    WATERFRONT (live Version) Simple Minds
    KILLING OF GEORGIE Rod Stewart
    RAT TRAP Boomtown Rats
    SQUONK Genesis
    FUNKING FOR JAMAICA Tom Browne

    Like I say I could have put ten more in easily.
    And for fun I keep saying if they are going to bury me I want Going Underground to be played LOL

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    raymo61
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    Eden Kane was number one the day I was born with ………………………….. ?

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    Red Rum 77
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    Another thought Raymo is a cremation with Fire by Crazy World Of Arthur Brown playing in the background.

    Mum requested Sh-Boom (live could be a dream) by Crew Cuts for my Dad’s funeral, because it was the only song he knew, so it became their song.

    Eden Kane had a number 1 hit with Well I Ask You in 1961.

    Eden Kane had 2 brothers who had top ten hits, one reached number 1 but who was he, and what was his song? :mail:

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    raymo61
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    Well done Neil :good: :good:

    Easy one that Peter Sarstedt and Where Do You Go To My Lovely

    :good: :good:

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