What song is this?
September 8, 2012 1:56 PM   Subscribe

What song is this?

Hey guys I have a favor to ask of you. I've been looking for this song for a while. It's a very old song. I don't remember any of the lyrics, but I did try to play the first two lines of the piano background on a virtual piano. I'm sure I have the notes right, though the beat might be a bit off.

Here it is: http://minus.com/lJ0TWZyMDMZ8c

posted by Thisispiggy to Media & Arts (6 answers total)
I think I recognize it but I can't remember the title either. Could it be something by Gershwin?
posted by St. Alia of the Bunnies at 2:09 PM on September 8, 2012

Wild stab, but could it be the theme from Rawhide?
posted by trip and a half at 2:31 PM on September 8, 2012

Do you remember what genre of music? Was it a male or female singer(s)? What other kinds of instruments? And when you say very old, can you approximate a timeline?
posted by MaryDellamorte at 3:36 PM on September 8, 2012

I heard it many times on my local radio station, which plays Billboard top music from 60s to now. The song sounds like somewhere around Elton John's time.

It's a male singer.

I'm not sure about other instruments, but piano is what I remember. I'll see if I can get more of the song on here.
posted by Thisispiggy at 7:43 PM on September 8, 2012

The chord changes sound like Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find
posted by rocket88 at 9:23 AM on September 10, 2012

Tightrope by Leon Russell?
posted by newmoistness at 9:33 PM on September 10, 2012

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