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Identify yet another mystery song heard in a Chipotle.

This past week, I was in a Chipotle and heard an interesting song. However, Shazam couldn't identify it. It was "psychedelic"-sounding with a male singer (think Beach Boys or The Beatles' "Tomorrow Never Knows"), but the only words I could decipher were "merry go round". See the extended explanation... [more inside]
posted by Seeking Direction on Feb 1, 2014 - 14 answers

What are Mike & the bots singing in Outlaw of Gor?

There's a song Mike & the bots half-coherently sing a couple of times in Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode 519 "Outlaw of Gor." What is it? [more inside]
posted by prize bull octorok on Oct 4, 2013 - 4 answers

What is this song?

Extremely vague song description: I heard a woman playing acoustic guitar in Boston at South Station tonight. She was playing a fairly famous song from the 60's or 70's. The song is sung by a male with a deep scratchy voice, like hungover whiskey voice. He is singing powerfully and it is a powerful song. Not a happy song. It's a singer's song, not so much about the music. The song is definitely famous enough, but not something you would regularly hear, or hear at all on a classic rock radio station. I picture the man singing it to have a lot of facial hair. The lyrics may contain the word 'fire' or they may not.
posted by comatose on Mar 8, 2012 - 26 answers

yum, drinking tea with a dormouse

I am desperately trying to remember a song from a mix-tape around 1996 that involved a male singing in a quiet, resigned, almost-verging-on-happy-about-giving-up tone about how he was going to just stay inside and live his do-nothing life in his crappy run-down home and drink tea with a dormouse. Something to that effect. Minimalist sound, kind of plinky and plonky. [more inside]
posted by thegreatfleecircus on Dec 22, 2011 - 7 answers

Help identifying mystery (asian?) song

Longshot Music Filter: Please help me identify this (asian?) song from this short, poor quality recording. [more inside]
posted by forforf on Sep 10, 2011 - 1 answer

Help me identify this mystery song that played on my iPhone so I don't think I'm crazy.

Help me identify this mystery song that played on my iPhone so I don't think I'm crazy. [more inside]
posted by xtine on May 19, 2011 - 10 answers

Know the Song, Don't Know the Artist

Last night on the way home from work I was listening to Cosmic Commander's Sonic Radio on Faction. I heard a song and would really like to find out who did it. [more inside]
posted by theichibun on Feb 28, 2011 - 6 answers

Even in the darkest night, you can find a little sunshine.

Can anyone identify this song for a friend of mine? Thanks in advance.
posted by krisjohn on Jan 14, 2011 - 8 answers

Identify these two songs from the late 80's/early 90's.

Help my father identify two songs he recorded off the radio in the late 80's / early 90's. One is bluegrass and the other is alternative rock. [more inside]
posted by wivy on Dec 4, 2010 - 11 answers

Just a song in the dark...

Can anyone help me identify this song, given a description of the first 45ish seconds (no lyrics)? [more inside]
posted by mekily on Sep 27, 2010 - 4 answers

Name-that-song filter

Name-that-song filter. Male singer, lyrics (I think) contain the line: "as big as Saskatchewan, you're never going to see me again." Any ideas? Not much more inside, I'm afraid. [more inside]
posted by the cat's pyjamas on Jul 20, 2010 - 4 answers

Name this disco tune!

What is this song? [more inside]
posted by Potomac Avenue on Jun 1, 2010 - 7 answers

Can anyone identify this song?

Can anyone identify this song? [more inside]
posted by marimeko on Dec 21, 2009 - 13 answers

What's this folksy 1960s pop tune?

Anyone know this song? Sorry, I only have that excerpt.) Sounds like a 1960s folk-pop tune. In case you don't feel like downloading it, the lyrics are along these lines: I gotta get the world off my back / Pretty soon I'm gonna crack / so I gotta get the world offa my back somehow ... I grew up and looked around me and I saw that the world was in a mess / thousands of hungry people, children starving in wars, injustice, and everybody kept picking on me ... I had no luck searching with the lyrics online. Thanks for any help you can provide!
posted by ktoad on Jan 8, 2009 - 3 answers

mystery acoustic song id

Acoustic male song id question [more inside]
posted by null terminated on Jul 29, 2008 - 10 answers

Help me find this song's title?

Help me find this song's title, please. [more inside]
posted by AllieTessKipp on Mar 16, 2008 - 24 answers

Identify the mystery song, win a cookie!

SongIDFilter: Can anyone identify this song? It's from a compilation CD, and I have no distinguishing information other than the song itself. It sounds quite familiar, but no-one I've asked has been able to place it. It seems rather cinematic, making me think that it's from a film score, but that's really all I have to go on. Any leads would be much appreciated.
posted by zachlipton on Mar 2, 2008 - 4 answers

Songs with Short Pauses

Asking for a dear friend: help identify a song with an unexpected short pause. [more inside]
posted by divabat on Nov 7, 2006 - 22 answers

Trying to remember a tune that was played incessantly on Canadian radio in the 1990s.

Canadian song alert: I'm trying to remember a tune that was played incessantly on Canadian (or at least, St. Lawrence Valley-area) commercial radio sometime in the 1990s. [MI] [more inside]
posted by skoosh on Oct 17, 2004 - 7 answers

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