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Your Personal Theme song?

 
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What is your personal theme song? What would your national anthem be?

Mine? I love "One Love." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xjPODksI08
 
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The national anthem in my country would be If You Want to Sing Out Sing Out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46QXrJml0UQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player

And you wouldn't have to stand with your hand on your heart, but jigging about would be optional:)

Eta: one love is a pretty good one too!
 
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Nice. I've never heard that one. I like his Moonshadow.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGNxKnLmOH4
 
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American Pie will always be my most favorite of all anthems.
 
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Hmm, at the moment I'd say my personal theme song would be Laura Marling's Alas I Cannot Swim: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94_X6cVwJWQ

And as for a National Anthem, this song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7JthgTMHDU Although if you ask me in a week, I'd probably choose another, haha.
 
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This chant helps me prepare my mind for restfulness. If you have sleep problems- Try some chamomile tea and a good 20 minutes of chanting. Bliss out time.

This is my Sleep Anthem. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxa7Z6NCgqg
 
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I personally like the national anthem we have now even though there are few that can do it just when singing it at sporting events.

My personal theme song? that's a tough one.

Maybe Ola Belle Reed's "High on a Mountain" or Charlie Daniel's "Long Haired Country Boy" or maybe his version of "What This World Needs is a Few More Rednecks"
There are a lot of good ones out there... can't say that any of them exactly sum me up as a person.

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As a personal anthem,I like Sinatra's "My Way", Seeger's "Like a Rock"and The Who's "Don't Get Fooled Again". My personal life is more like Springsteen's "The River" and Jagger's "Moonlight Mile", "No Expectations" and "Time Waits for No One".
 
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Hmmm... personal theme song..

Hard to pick but I would say it's a toss up between.

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Simple Man
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHQ_aTjXObs

Hank Williams Jr. - Country Boy Can Survive
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4s0nzsU1Wg

Also anything by Johny Cash, and banjos always make me smile
 
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Personal theme song: Requiem for a Dream

Anthem: Grendel - Zombie Nation 2K5

I know, I know. Kind of far apart on the spectrum, but I am a musical connoisseur.
 
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Kevin Power wrote:Personal theme song: Requiem for a Dream



Ooo, good choice. And it reminded me...

If I could have epic theme music follow me around, it would be My Name is Lincoln: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHuTxNIpdeM

*chills*
 
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Kylie Harper wrote:

Kevin Power wrote:Personal theme song: Requiem for a Dream



Ooo, good choice. And it reminded me...

If I could have epic theme music follow me around, it would be My Name is Lincoln: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHuTxNIpdeM

*chills*



I am not familiar with that song, but I like it. It is rather contemplative and energetic. Thanks! Why can you not have epic theme music follow you around? I like to think -- not to step on anyone's toes -- that the type of music tells you a lot of a person. Side Note: I listen to a lot of Pagan metal, Electronica from industrial to trance, dance, and R&B. Depends if I have driving, working, or relaxing. lol
 
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I don't have a lifelong favorite , I adopt knew ones as I go along. Waymores Blues by Waylon Jennings and most Billy Joe Shaver songs when I'm in a country kinda way. Rudie Can't Fail by The Clash. John Prine and Iris Dement _ In Spite of Ourselves. On a very personal note - My son Mike Spero's music . If you want homemade music - grow your own musicians. Go to my space Mike Spero - Recording a Record. Pills and The Waterfall are my two favorites , they are 3-4 years old and he has newer stuff out not on my space. Off to a good start for strapping 25 year old lad. As National Anthem -Peaches and Regalia
 
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My own song should be something like this:
Savage Daughter

Lynyrd Skynyrds Simple Man touches a nerve too...

With the wild friends I run with this could be an anthem:
Arkona - Slavsia Rus
 
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My personal theme song is If I Had Wings.
If I Had Wings
 
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Dear me, do I have to admit to it...

"Stuck in the middle with you." by Stealers Wheel.

My wife have been on our journey together for more than 31 years.

"The logical song" by Supertramp - was a favorite of mine during my "break out" years and Learning to Fly by Pink Floyd. Darkside of the Moon too. Back then when we were poor, I was considered crazy, now I am eccentric. (The only difference between crazy and eccentric in my opinion is your net worth. lol)
 
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I sometimes deal with late night intruders when I sleep at job sites. I like to quietly raise the back door of my mini van to expose the big speakers. I put in a CD of Led Zeppelin's Immigrant Song, turned up real loud. Then, if I have a window of little value, I hurl a brick through it for dramatic effect. Sometimes I smack duct work with my pry bar that I sleep with. Then I yell at the top of my lungs that I'm going to beat anyone who remains after one minute. They always leave without further prompting.

Immediately after making the noise, I fall silent and move to the shadows with my bar in one hand and this light trenching shovel in the other. One fool ran across a dark parking lot and ended up in a ditch beside an excavator, another tried to scramble over a pile of scrap wood and got cought up on the nails. It's great fun to watch them scale fences.

I think the Zeppelin tune is much more appropriate for this sort of fun than a Judy Garland song ever could be. Is this what they mean by "mood music" ?

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I am told recording the sound of a shell being chambered in a shotgun is a very good deterrent in these cases. lol
 
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Dale... your story made me howl...
I've got a (completely useless otherwise) app on my smartphone that very accurately mimics various loading and cocking sounds of a collection of firearms. It's enough to freak some people out

Sorry for the completely off-topic remarks :')
 
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Kat deZwart wrote:Dale... your story made me howl...



If you can howl, that might be worth setting to music and recording !
 
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One that promotes peace, joy, and happiness.
 
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Hmmm... I usually make a digital playlist for my songs of each year. Based on last year, 2020, and the beginning of this year I’d say...

my personal theme song right now is “Fighting For Me” the piano version by Riley Clemmons  
 

and my national anthem right now is “Here’s My Yes” by John Waller.  


 
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I've always loved the theme "Drive" by The Cars.  Not very Permie I know, but the lyrics always move me.
My now husband before he was even a boyfriend drove me home from college one holiday.  My geography was pretty bad.  I didn't even realise at the time that it was a round trip of about 55 miles for him in the wrong direction!
 
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Nancy Reading wrote: My now husband before he was even a boyfriend drove me home from college one holiday.  My geography was pretty bad.  I didn't even realise at the time that it was a round trip of about 55 miles for him in the wrong direction!



That’s very sweet and telling of his thoughtful care for you.

Thanks for sharing!
 
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"Cheshire Kitten" by SJ Tucker:



It's upbeat, but a little wonky, and describes both the burdens and joys of being "the weird girl".
 
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not mine, but this is dj footmerc's theme song

https://soundcloud.com/footmerc/the-love-boat-footmercs-theme
 
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Mine has changed over time.  Quite a few years back my nephew was diagnosed with a severe form of arthritis.  He was 10 at the time and he could barely get out of bed from pain.  The doctors tried lots of drugs and things on him and every day was a struggle.  He came over to the farm one weekend and kept playing this pop song called fight song on is little radio thingy.  Then I heard the song being played for a political reason, so I never really thought much about it. I never have listened to pop songs much and for the last 15 years only classical.  A couple weeks ago I was surfing the tube for some positive music and come across this wonderful young lady sitting at the end of a hospital bed singing with a child with cancer.  She only had a guitar and sang the fight song with him.  She was so upbeat and strong I just had to look her up.  Here I found out she wrote the song and uses it all over the place.  She is so humble it is almost like she was put here to share this song with everybody. It is a simple song that some hate, because of it's simplicity.  It has a strong message of what is missing in our society today called try.  We have had a few interesting posts here on premise lately and I think it directly reflects the lack of what this song can give us.  I think it is awesome when a right minded conservative like me can feel something from a song, let alone a pop song.  To me it is beautiful music from a beautiful person.  Rachel Platten's fight song reminding everyone to never quit trying.  Apparently I listen to pop now.
 
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When I'm mowing the lawn:


Couldn't tell you why, but it keeps bringing me back.
 
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Brian Holmes wrote:When I'm mowing the lawn:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdz5kCaCRFM

Couldn't tell you why, but it keeps bringing me back.



This is my brush mowing theme song:


Not my personal theme song (I'll have to think about that one) but a good tip.
 
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Sonja Draven wrote:

Brian Holmes wrote:When I'm mowing the lawn:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdz5kCaCRFM

Couldn't tell you why, but it keeps bringing me back.



This is my brush mowing theme song:


Not my personal theme song (I'll have to think about that one) but a good tip.



Great choice, can't go wrong with a classic
 
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This popped into my head first.

 
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My kids know me for my renditions the White Stripe's "Seven Nation Army" ,America's  "Sandman", the theme music played during kirk and spocks fight in the episode "Amoke Time", and  also for "Wrapped Around Your Finger" sung to the tune(more like in the style of) of Warpigs.

Sweet Home Alabama is my karaoke song.

I serenade my wife with Possum Kingdom
by the Toadies.

"I'm from Another Dimension" by Brad Breeck is the song I sing most with my youngest child.

My oldest often cues up Slades Run Runaway for his old dad.


My "walk up" music would be the theme from Sanford and Son.

The song for my funeral is For All We Know
by Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack.


 
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O William, I giggled at theme from Sanford and Son. It is stuck in my head now and won't go away!

Another song I remembered over the weekend is The greatest By Kenny Rodgers.  Can you imagine if we all looked at life this way?
 
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I didn't think anyone could top Lynyrd Skynyrd's Sweet Home Alabama as a theme song but I stumbled upon Kid Rock's All Summer Long.

I'm partial to the anthem we have.

 
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