50 Songs with Castanets...Go!

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1. Supertramp - The Logical Song

Iago Galdston, Sunday, 14 August 2011 23:15 (eight years ago) link

2. Bryan Ferry - Let's Stick Together

Iago Galdston, Sunday, 14 August 2011 23:16 (eight years ago) link

3. Neil Young - Eldorado

4. The Drifters - Under the Boardwalk

5. The Ronettes - Be My Baby

6. The Crystal - Uptown

(Actually, probably every Phil Spector song)

Hideous Lump, Monday, 15 August 2011 04:01 (eight years ago) link

7. Don't Hang Up - 10cc

Mark G, Monday, 15 August 2011 09:47 (eight years ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNE_Q2DOTps

BB Band - "All Night Long"

Dark Noises from the Eurozone (Tracer Hand), Monday, 15 August 2011 09:49 (eight years ago) link

9. 'Hernando's Hideaway', The Johnston Brothers

Hysterically Hardcore (snoball), Monday, 15 August 2011 10:06 (eight years ago) link

10. 'Victim of Changes' - Judas Priest

m0stlyClean, Tuesday, 16 August 2011 01:34 (eight years ago) link

11. Like Castanets - Bishop Allen

Craicwhore (craicwhore), Tuesday, 16 August 2011 02:42 (eight years ago) link

12. Horses - Mayo Thompson

Trip Maker, Tuesday, 16 August 2011 03:33 (eight years ago) link

'Hernando's Hideaway'

love this song

TracerHandVEVO (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 16 August 2011 09:48 (eight years ago) link

13. San Sebastian Strings - La Gitane

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWPCF02PaNo

I prefer the English language version called The Gypsy Camp but couldn't find a You Tube

Death To False Camp (Doran), Tuesday, 16 August 2011 11:05 (eight years ago) link

14. Tim 'Love' Lee - Go Down Dixie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2ycV6Ki3Io

I'm not a big fan of his kind of lame ass Anglified Grand Royal, proto Shoreditch Twat aesthetic of kitsch but this song is pure beautiful. A big post club tune for me 'back in the day'.

Death To False Camp (Doran), Tuesday, 16 August 2011 11:12 (eight years ago) link

I like that this is rolling out so slowly and with such left field (for me) responses...what is a more obscure percussion instrument that we can do next?

Iago Galdston, Tuesday, 16 August 2011 14:22 (eight years ago) link

15. Thompson Twins - 'Hold Me Now'

The Freewheelin' Rebecca Black (Eazy), Tuesday, 16 August 2011 14:26 (eight years ago) link

16. David Bowie - Rebel Rebel

Trip Maker, Tuesday, 16 August 2011 14:32 (eight years ago) link

I'm kind of hoping someone's going to come up with some Martin Denny, Les Baxter, Juan Garcia Esquivel cuts for me to check out.

With castanets.

Death To False Camp (Doran), Tuesday, 16 August 2011 14:33 (eight years ago) link

17. Madonna - "Deeper and deeper"

LeRooLeRoo, Tuesday, 16 August 2011 15:22 (eight years ago) link

18. Charles Mingus - "Ysabel's Table Dance"

shake it, shake it, sugary pee (Tarfumes The Escape Goat), Tuesday, 16 August 2011 15:58 (eight years ago) link

I like that this is rolling out so slowly and with such left field (for me) responses...what is a more obscure percussion instrument that we can do next?

― Iago Galdston, Tuesday, August 16, 2011 10:22 AM (1 hour ago) Bookmark

The flexatone!
http://lpmusic.com/Product_Showcase/Sound_Effects/images/th_flexatone.jpg

(but after Funkadelic's "Back In Our Minds," I'm stuck)

shake it, shake it, sugary pee (Tarfumes The Escape Goat), Tuesday, 16 August 2011 16:02 (eight years ago) link

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b7/Jew

The Who - Join Together
Medicine Head - One and One is One

....

Mark G, Tuesday, 16 August 2011 16:07 (eight years ago) link

Just noticed while reviewing songs for the Zep poll:

19. Led Zeppelin - Bron-Y-Aur Stomp

bentelec, Tuesday, 16 August 2011 23:43 (eight years ago) link

20. Bryan Adams: Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?

Hongroe (Geir Hongro), Wednesday, 17 August 2011 00:00 (eight years ago) link

Jaw harp, wow--I bet we couldn't find fifty songs featuring that one!

Iago Galdston, Wednesday, 17 August 2011 00:13 (eight years ago) link

21. Optiganally Yours - Stop Touching Me

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fj7zoa5rkLg

It takes a unique sort of talent to turn an account of your own child molestation into a catchy pop tune...

Lee626, Wednesday, 17 August 2011 07:46 (eight years ago) link

The Beach Boys - Then I Kissed Her

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwnTzl9HPJM

Lee626, Wednesday, 17 August 2011 07:58 (eight years ago) link

eight years pass...

There are at least 15 Finnish versions [of Hernando’s Hideaway], titled Hernandon salaisuus, by different artists of the song[2], the first and most popular by Olavi Virta, in 1956.

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 29 July 2020 21:32 (one week ago) link


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