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    Best Song Intro........

    Was discussed at length at the dinner table tonight, and the family’s top 4 we came up with is;

    I am the Resurrection

    Suedehead

    Gimme Shelter

    Sweet Child O’ Mine

    So that’s that settled then.

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    Thunderstruck

    Nothing Else Matters

    Radio Gaga

    Smells Like Teen Spirit
    When you look long into an abyss, the abyss looks long into you.........

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    We will rock you
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    Piano intro blending into guitar on Freebird.

    https://youtu.be/QxIWDmmqZzY

    Classic!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris_in_the_UK View Post
    Thunderstruck

    Nothing Else Matters

    Radio Gaga

    Smells Like Teen Spirit
    Good choices here, this guy wins :)

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    Surely......The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary?

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    Nothing else matters - Metallica
    Enter Sandman - Metallica
    Money for Nothing - Dire Straits
    Several Queen songs
    Where The Streets Have No Name - U2
    Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
    I Bet You Look Good On The Dance floor - Arctic Monkeys
    Several Pink Floyd tracks but Wish You Were Here maybe the best
    Loser - Beck
    Supermassive Black Hole - Muse
    Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
    Sheriff Fatman - CArter USM
    20th Century Boy - T.Rex

    and many more....

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    Money for nothing dire straights end of

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    Before I opened the thread, I am the Resurrection jumped to mind.

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    Sweet Jane from Rock & Roll Animal - the late Lou Reed

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    Check it out if you were a big Eminem fan

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    Voodoo Chile
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    Quote Originally Posted by village View Post
    Nothing else matters - Metallica
    Enter Sandman - Metallica
    Money for Nothing - Dire Straits
    Several Queen songs
    Where The Streets Have No Name - U2
    Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
    I Bet You Look Good On The Dance floor - Arctic Monkeys
    Several Pink Floyd tracks but Wish You Were Here maybe the best
    Loser - Beck
    Supermassive Black Hole - Muse
    Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
    Sheriff Fatman - CArter USM
    20th Century Boy - T.Rex

    and many more....
    Ooh, more good choices here.

    I would go with Surfin USM or Bloodsport for all over Sheriff Fatman personally, if we are looking at intros.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BGlAWeNFOE
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VN9-NK6Z4SU

    Seen them at Brixton a long long time ago and it was epic.

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    Moonlight Mile

    Baba O'Reily

    A Quick One (while he's away)

    Jailbird (Primal Scream)

    Rock n Roll

    When the Levee Breaks

    Begging you (Stone Roses)

    Sprotson Green

    Queen Bitch

    Etc., etc ... too many
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    Surely must have this .Leyyylaaa.
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fX5USg8_1gA
    Last edited by Dr.f; 21st December 2017 at 21:20.

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    Well its Christmas is it has to be Christmas Wrapping by the Waitresses.




    disclaimer: I’ve had a few  and just put Now That’s What I Call Christmas on the stereogram.

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    Plaistow Patricia - Ian Dury & the Blockheads

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    Give me shelter- The stones......first 30 seconds awesome.
    Bitter sweet symphony- The verve.

    forgot, The Smiths....how soon is now.
    Last edited by Franky Four Fingers; 21st December 2017 at 21:34.

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    Always liked ‘Wake up’ by Arcade Fire, has an amazing intro...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Onelasttime View Post

    Baba O'Reily

    Definitely!

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    Quote Originally Posted by village View Post
    Nothing else matters - Metallica
    Enter Sandman - Metallica
    Money for Nothing - Dire Straits
    Several Queen songs
    Where The Streets Have No Name - U2
    Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
    I Bet You Look Good On The Dance floor - Arctic Monkeys
    Several Pink Floyd tracks but Wish You Were Here maybe the best
    Loser - Beck
    Supermassive Black Hole - Muse
    Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
    Sheriff Fatman - CArter USM
    20th Century Boy - T.Rex

    and many more....
    Good work Monsieur Village'

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    Best Song Intro........

    The Perfect Kiss - New Order
    Regret - New Order
    Rock Lobster - B52s
    Soviet National Anthem - Red Army Choir
    El Pueblo Unido - Various Artists
    Bandiera Rossa - Various Artists


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    Last edited by BillyCasper; 21st December 2017 at 21:53.

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    New Rose - The Damned
    Waterfall - The Stone Roses
    They're All in Love - The Who
    Ghost - The Jam
    Housewife's Choice - Derrick & Patsy
    Last edited by bonzo697; 21st December 2017 at 21:53.

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    ECHOES..... PINK FLOYD

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    Money for Nothing,
    Born to Run,
    Smoke on the Water,
    Living on a Prayer,
    Jump,
    Incommunicado...
    Last edited by Ventura; 21st December 2017 at 22:02.

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    Comme on guys. How many intro can you recognise even without sound ?

    Memento Mori

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    Inagaddadavida.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saint-Just View Post
    Comme on guys. How many intro can you recognise even without sound ?

    We will rock you?


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    Quote Originally Posted by BillyCasper View Post
    We will rock you?


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    Aga do-do-do!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillyCasper View Post
    We will rock you?


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    Indeed. Hence my vote
    Memento Mori

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    [QUOTE=Saint-Just;4605629]Comme on guys. How many intro can you recognise even without sound ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saint-Just View Post
    Comme on guys. How many intro can you recognise even without sound ?

    We will rock you!

    first 50 secs of Winds of March - Journey
    Piano intro on Don't stop believing - again Journey and also the ringtone on my phone. This song was also used for the Sopranos' final scene in the bar.

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    Gimme Shelter for me.
    Honourable mention for Franz Ferdinand -Take Me Out and as said The Smiths- How Soon Is Now?

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    Baba O'Riley, Gimme Shelter and Purple Haze.

    Not forgetting Chicago Transit Authority's version of I'm A Man.

    scooter
    Last edited by scooter; 21st December 2017 at 22:23.

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    Bad to the Bone - George Thorogood and the Destroyers.
    Brown-eyed Girl - Van
    Parisienne Walkways - Gary Moore
    Whole Lotta Love - Led Zep

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    Just as I saw the title I thought sweet child o mine and welcome to the jungle.

    Union city blue - Blondie. Instant huge grin.
    God is a DJ - faithless
    Sweet home Alabama.
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    Tuba Mirum from Verdi's Requiem for me.

    https://youtu.be/FcFrImouGg8

    Closely followed by Pretty Vacant and half a dozen of the others listed here.

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    All Along The Watchtower.

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    November Rain

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    Straight to Hell

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    Quote Originally Posted by JT View Post
    All Along The Watchtower.

    Lovely instrumental by Devlin

    https://youtu.be/2btMNaFmYZk

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    Breaking into heaven - Stone Roses.

    It’s as long as the main song - for those not familiar...

    ...here’s the link https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=95jHGhIamN4

    z
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    Marilyn Manson- personal jesus.
    Abba - dancing queen

    I'm having a lovely time digging through stuff I haven't listened to in ages. Grand thread op
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    Some great tunes above.

    A couple more:

    Darude Sandstorm
    Creedence clearwater revival suzie q
    Michael jackson beat it
    Samuel barber adagio for strings
    Jamiroquai deeper underground

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    Wonderstuff size of a cow

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    takes me back


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    Creep
    Psycho killer (stop making sense live version)
    Stone cold crazy
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    Good luck everybody. Have a good one.

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    My choices would be...
    Born to run - Springsteen
    Born in the USA - Springsteen
    Johnny B Good - C Berry
    Hotel California - Eagles
    In the Mood - G Miller
    Because the night - Springsteen
    Although a lot mentioned already would also be on the list

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    Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

    and on a similar theme

    I Will See You In Far Off Places - Morrissey

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