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What's one huge music hit that you don't like?



Tina Turner's  "What's Love Got To Do with It?" is the one that inspired my question for me.

Posted - January 22, 2023

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  • 17470
    Respect, Aretha Franklin  This is my all time most hated recorded song.

    I could not stand Blue Bayou by Linda Ronstadt when it was popular.  Now, I love it. 
      January 23, 2023 10:25 AM MST
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  • 23090
    I actually thought of you and Franklin's song, along with my choice, when I posted my question. I've noted your thoughts on that song.  :)

    I admit I've always liked Ronstadt's "Blue Bayou."  :)
      January 23, 2023 7:54 PM MST
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  • 10624
    Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple. Cheers!
      January 23, 2023 11:28 AM MST
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  • 23090
    Interesting! :)
    I've liked that song. It's interesting to me, though, how we all have varying thoughts to things,
      January 23, 2023 7:55 PM MST
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  • 10624
    Yeah I found it a little too mellow compared to some of their other songs like Space Trucking and Highway Star. Cheers!
      January 23, 2023 8:11 PM MST
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  • 23090
    That makes much sense!
      January 23, 2023 8:20 PM MST
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  • 10624
    Varying thoughts to things is what makes the rocking World go round. Queen claims it is fat bottomed girls that make the rockin' world go round but I disagree with that. Fat Bottom Girls by Queen was a huge hit but I didn't fancy it when it first came out. Cheers! This post was edited by Nanoose at January 24, 2023 4:58 PM MST
      January 24, 2023 10:22 AM MST
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  • 23090
    I admit that song is my favorite song by Queen, ha.  :)   
    Combines well what I like best from them -- ight-vocal harmonies and good rock.
    And always Cheers to you, too!
    :)
      January 24, 2023 5:00 PM MST
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  • 32946
    I used to change the radio station when this came on.
    This post was edited by my2cents at January 25, 2023 8:36 PM MST
      January 24, 2023 9:05 AM MST
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  • 23090
    I get it, yeah.  :)
    Interestingly to me, Celine Dion's version of that song appears in the movie only over the movie's end credits.
    I much, much prefer the song as it appears in the movie. And I like the vocalist in the movie score itself over Dion.
    No words to the movie score during the movie - - just "ahh-ing"- - beautiful to me. I hope you have a chance to give it a listen.    :)

    'Rose' 

      January 24, 2023 5:06 PM MST
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  • 52995



    “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”

    “Get Out of My Dreams, Get Into My Car”

    “Sweet Child of Mine”

    “Pour Some Sugar on Me”

    Many, many others.
    ~

      January 24, 2023 12:21 PM MST
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  • 23090
    I've read your version to the car song often. I've not ever really liked it, either.

    Don't Worry (you'd think I would like it, ha) got old really fast to me.

    "Don't' Worry, Be Annoying."  :)

    Without looking them up, I offhand don't know who did the other two songs .
      January 24, 2023 5:10 PM MST
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  • 16336
    Guns N Roses and Def Leppard, respectively. Axl Rose can't sing so I get that. Leppard weren't one of my fave bands but doing hard rock with vocal harmonies did tickle my funny bone.
      December 25, 2023 10:48 PM MST
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  • 23090
    I don't follow any of those groups closely (which, for me, means I've heard their songs, I know, but aren't strongly drawn to their music).
    :)


      December 27, 2023 7:15 AM MST
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  • 1633
    "Funkytown" by Lipps Inc!!!!  For the love of God, how did that song reach number ONE—in 28 countries nonetheless—and go double platinum?!?!?
      January 24, 2023 3:10 PM MST
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  • 23090
    :) Your answer could be my brother's take on that song, verbatim. He hated it.  :)

    I actually like it but I certainly can understand how people don't like it.  :)
      January 24, 2023 5:11 PM MST
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  • 1633
    I mean, in all fairness, I did find it catchy when I was younger (way younger) but, now, I can truly see it for the anathema it is.  It's a "Disco" song that was released in 1980, the year Disco died, and is the quintessential swan song for the genre.  It's clearly a rushed project with little concept and poor planning that was oviously a last ditch effort to make money before the dying genre breathed its last.  It's a shame too as I feel the lead singer of the group at the time, Cynthia Johnson, was quite a competent singer.

      January 25, 2023 7:11 PM MST
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  • 23090
    Nice details here. :)
     I remember that album cover.
      January 25, 2023 10:05 PM MST
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  • 52995

     

     I loved it then, I still love it now.
      ~

      December 26, 2023 9:27 AM MST
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  • 23090
    Me, too. I could've said up there that I loved it. 
      December 26, 2023 12:40 PM MST
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  • 16336
    Personally I preferred Pseudo Echo's cover but I'm biased, I'm acquainted with Brian Canham. I once told Brian that he looks like Morten Harket from A-Ha. He disagreed, he said that Morten looks like him.
      December 27, 2023 2:26 AM MST
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  • 23090
    I love Pseudo Echo's cover, too!! Dare I say just as much, if not more, than Lipps Inc. :)

    Those are two good-looking guys - - I've noticed them both before.   ):
      December 27, 2023 7:12 AM MST
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  • 1943
    Lynyrd Skynyrd Free Bird
      January 24, 2023 5:04 PM MST
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  • 23090



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    I've not really liked it too much, either.  :)



      January 24, 2023 5:16 PM MST
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