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Offline tschmidlin

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« on: January 16, 2012, 01:37:39 AM »
I've always kind of viewed this song as a NW anthem, but this version is especially great to me . . . so many different parts for one person to keep straight, I love this kind of thing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dw_v_DqfNYo
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Re: mr blue sky
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2012, 05:01:44 AM »
Thanks for that. Great way to start the day.
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Re: mr blue sky
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2012, 06:44:58 AM »
"Hey you with the pretty face/Welcome to the Human Race" always gets me a bit, reminds me of the day my son was born :-)
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Re: mr blue sky
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2012, 04:01:48 PM »
Then there's this classic....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iugQwaiFakg
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Re: mr blue sky
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2012, 10:19:31 PM »
My 12-year-old son got a new iPod for Christmas.  He asked me to load some of my favorite music on it for him.  I loaded (among others) ELO's Greatest Hits.  A few days ago, when I was driving him to school, he burst into Mr. Blue Sky.  We've been singing it together a lot lately.

We just watched the video three times in a row.  He loves it.  We love it!  Thanks Tom.

I also loaded The Traveling Wilburys.  I've got a Jeff Lynne fan on my hands.   ;D
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Re: mr blue sky
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2012, 10:40:44 PM »
"Hey you with the pretty face/Welcome to the Human Race" always gets me a bit, reminds me of the day my son was born :-)

This was playing in the delivery room when my son was born.  I loved the song before that, now I get chicken skin (Hawaiian kine goose bumps) every time I hear it. I know it wasn't a coincidence that it was playing as he came into the world.

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Re: mr blue sky
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2012, 09:23:52 AM »
After watching the video I have Mr blue sky in my head for couple of days.
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Re: mr blue sky
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2012, 10:48:14 AM »
I keep watching it periodically :)  My kids love it too, the feet are a favorite part.

Glad you guys are enjoying it.
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