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Old 07-29-2011, 08:15 AM   #1
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Breakup songs

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I thought this might be a fun one. Themes include: you done me wrong for the last time, I can't believe you don't love me anymore, I ain't gonna take it no more, I found my clothes on the lawn, etc.

Basically anything that might make the soundtrack for a divorce party.

This is the one that gave me the idea:

A more recent hit:

My favorite, is from an early 80's soul singer and gives two sides to the story. It starts off with the husband crooning about his love for his mistress.
Always on my mind
Girl, you’re always, always, always, always on my mind
But she’s got these papers on me
And she won’t set me free
I never should have kept the game
But I found out about you too late
What am I gonna do about that, baby
Oh, yeah, yeah, babe...
About halfway through, the wife takes over the song:
Well, well, well, what have we here
I know you thought I was all the way on my job by now
Well, I forgot my sweater and I’m on my way back
And I started to thinkin’
You sure been actin’ strange lately
And what is this I hear when I walk up to my bathroom door
You singin’ ‘bout some other woman
Let me tell you somethin’, Mr. Look So Good
From now on this house is where you used to live...
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Old 07-29-2011, 08:47 AM   #2
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Here's the best.

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Continuing the George Thorogood theme...

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"You give love a bad name"... the bonus is that my daughter can't help snickering over the 1980s hair.

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Continuing the George Thorogood theme...
I wonder if Keith Richards ever thinks to himself "Well, my drinking's a problem but at least I don't have it as bad as that Thorogood guy..."
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"You give love a bad name"... the bonus is that my daughter can't help snickering over the 1980s hair.


I wonder if Keith Richards ever thinks to himself "Well, my drinking's a problem but at least I don't have it as bad as that Thorogood guy..."
Keef is probably more along the lines of your favorite David Lee Roth quote: "I used to have a drug problem, but now I can afford them."
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Sad, heart-rending, heartbroken breakup song:



But for the divorce party,

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I like The Walker Brother's version of this song.
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This is not only a great song, but a poetic video.

IMO, music videos are much better than movies today. So many movies are contrived, formlaic bores that for me is usually not worth it to try to find the good ones. However many videos are excellent, and if not, they are over quickly.

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Sometimes the best videos are very simple. Great song written by Prince.

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