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May 6, 2011 5:56 PM   Subscribe

I'm thinking of an 80s song, common in movie soundtracks, that starts with a sung "Oh we oh we oh we oh wee ohh Ahhh". The google, it does nothing. Any ideas?
posted by Premeditated Symmetry Breaking to Media & Arts (10 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
is it the AWESOME Morris Day & the Time song, "Jungle Love"?
posted by scody at 5:59 PM on May 6, 2011


It might also be Tarzan Boy?
posted by plasticbugs at 6:02 PM on May 6, 2011


Tarzan Boy it is! Now I can sleep soundly.
posted by Premeditated Symmetry Breaking at 6:08 PM on May 6, 2011


baltimora. apparently incredibly popular in his native italy. now dead; that happened some time ago from AIDS-related pneumonia. (now let's all rock me to sleep over why i know that inane fact.)
posted by patricking at 6:14 PM on May 6, 2011


Baltimora frontman Jimmy McShane was in fact a native of Northern Ireland. Carry on! (Why I felt compelled to research the incredibly pertinent fact, I do not know.)
posted by virago at 7:28 PM on May 6, 2011


But the vocals on Tarzan Boy are actually Maurizio Bassi, who's from Italy, although the music video ignores him in favor of Jimmy McShane (who died of AIDS).
posted by prenominal at 8:49 PM on May 6, 2011


God, I remember that song most vividly as the soundtrack to a mouthwash commercial. It's odd getting nostalgic for the commercials of one's youth...
posted by ivan ivanych samovar at 10:19 PM on May 6, 2011


ivan ivanych samovar: A mouthwash commercial made by Pixar!
posted by aubilenon at 11:32 PM on May 6, 2011


Thanks for that Tarzan Boy link. Now I know where Bill Nighy got his moves for the character he played in Love Actually!
posted by dawkins_7 at 6:09 AM on May 7, 2011


wow! i'd forgotten about this somehow! must add to my music collection!!
posted by kuppajava at 7:29 AM on May 7, 2011


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