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 Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 09:51

A competition to find our greatest song has been going on across the Greatest Hits network over the last few months. They have now settled on the final 10 which are:-

Dignity: Deacon Blue
Whole of The Moon: The Waterboys
Loaded: Primal Scream
Tinseltown in the Rain: The Blue Nile
Baker Street: Gerry Rafferty
Sunshine on Leith: The Proclaimers
In a Big Country: Big Country
This is the Life: Amy MacDonald
Black Eyed Boy: Texas
Somewhere in My Heart: Aztec Camera

Good to see my old friend and big Pars man, Stuart Adamson, in there.
I can`t see any Jambos voting for the Proclaimers or many Hoops fans for Amy MacDonald

The public will now vote with the result to be announced on St Andrew`s Day

My top 3:-

Baker Street
Whole of the Moon
Dignity




It's bloody tough being a legend
Ron Atkinson - 1983
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: average white par  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 09:58

No Average White Band I see... it`s a QAnon conspiracy against funk imo...

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 10:44

Surprised that the Bay City Rollers ain't mentioned?🤔🤣🤣🤣
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 10:46

Dignity, Whole of the Moon and In a big country for me.

Strange not seeing Travis, Biffy Clyro or Eurythmics/Annie Lennox in there.
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 11:21

I`m fairly sure I had a light blue, short-sleeved shirt with tartan on the shoulders?




It's bloody tough being a legend
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 11:33

As a piece of popular music I`d probably go for `Baker Street` with that classic sax riff.

My favourite Big Country song is `Chance`.

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: OzPar  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 11:36

For These Are My Mountains... A Scottish Soldier... Nobody`s Child, surely???

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: parfection  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 12:44

Of the songs on the list it has to be ‘Baker Street’. Gerry Rafferty wrote some really beautiful, heartbreaking songs. Two prime examples ‘Her Father didn’t Like Me Anyway’ and ‘Whatever’s Written in your Heart’.

Hearts fans may not like it, but ‘Sunshine on Leith’ is another really fine song.

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: da_no_1  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 13:16

"I`m not expecting to grow flowers in the desert, but I can live and breathe & see the sun in wintertime."

I`m biased to the extreme but this is my favourite line in any song ever. The man was and is a musical & lyrical genius.

"Some days will stay a 1000 years, some pass like the flash of a spark"
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 13:41

Quote:

Raymie the Legend, Mon 16 Nov 11:21

I`m fairly sure I had a light blue, short-sleeved shirt with tartan on the shoulders?


Was that not the Lochgelly uniform?
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 13:46

Rafferty's catalogue of songs reveal better stuff than just Baker Street!

Just love "Island" and "Right down the line "
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 17:25

Dignity
Sunshine on Leith
Baker street

for me

I have described nothing but what I saw myself, or learned from others of whom I made the most careful and particular enquiry.
Thucydides.
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: widtink  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 17:35

Surprised there's no simple minds in there... But then I'm old and remember when they were popular.



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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 17:52

Quote:

widtink, Mon 16 Nov 17:35

Surprised there's no simple minds in there... But then I'm old and remember when they were popular.


Forgot about Simple Minds...

Take it we're not claiming AC/DC or Garbage 😉

There's a load of great Scottish artists but surprised Frightened Rabbit didn't make the cut. Never massively famous but definitely consistent.
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: GG Riva  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 17:55

Some very good songs in contention, but Baker Street is the top track - and by some distance, imo.

An all time classic.



Not your average Sunday League player.
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: widtink  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 18:07

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jake89, Mon 16 Nov 17:52

Quote:

widtink, Mon 16 Nov 17:35

Surprised there's no simple minds in there... But then I'm old and remember when they were popular.


Forgot about Simple Minds...

Take it we're not claiming AC/DC or Garbage 😉

There's a load of great Scottish artists but surprised Frightened Rabbit didn't make the cut. Never massively famous but definitely consistent.


Don't think we can lay claim to Garbage or Ac/dc unfortunately.
Scottish connection definitely but not known as Scottish bands as we know it.



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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: aaaaaaaaaargh  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 19:14

Donald Where`s Your Troosers?

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: red-star-par  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 19:22

Baker Street is a classic, but not even Raffertys best song. Still, I'd have it in my top 3 along with Dignity and The Whole Of The Moon. ACDC, with 4 Scottish born members past and present have got to be claimed as a Scottish band. Big Country had less Scottish born members or their classic line up, only Bruce
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 19:23

While on the subject of Scottish songs Are away games both rugby and football deliberately playing Flower of Scotland slower to make it sound even more like a Dirge ??

I have described nothing but what I saw myself, or learned from others of whom I made the most careful and particular enquiry.
Thucydides.
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: widtink  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 19:35

As far as I'm aware when it comes to bands it's all down to where the band was formed and not the nationality of the band members .. Ac/dc were formed in Australia... Garbage were formed in the US.



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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: parsfan  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 19:36

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widtink, Mon 16 Nov 18:07

Don't think we can lay claim to Garbage or Ac/dc unfortunately.
Scottish connection definitely but not known as Scottish bands as we know it.


There was a similar one of these things a few years ago and they included The Sweet, on account of one of them being Scottish.

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: widtink  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 19:54

Well in that case England can also lay claim to Ac/dc surely?
I don't regard them as Scottish.... But that's just my take on it.



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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: MikeyLeonard  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 20:00

Quote:

red-star-par, Mon 16 Nov 19:22

Baker Street is a classic, but not even Raffertys best song. Still, I'd have it in my top 3 along with Dignity and The Whole Of The Moon. ACDC, with 4 Scottish born members past and present have got to be claimed as a Scottish band. Big Country had less Scottish born members or their classic line up, only Bruce


Pretty sure Bruce was born in Canada.
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: red-star-par  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 20:22

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MikeyLeonard, Mon 16 Nov 20:00

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red-star-par, Mon 16 Nov 19:22

Baker Street is a classic, but not even Raffertys best song. Still, I'd have it in my top 3 along with Dignity and The Whole Of The Moon. ACDC, with 4 Scottish born members past and present have got to be claimed as a Scottish band. Big Country had less Scottish born members or their classic line up, only Bruce


Pretty sure Bruce was born in Canada.


Actually, yes, you're spot on. None of them are Scottish
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: istvan kozma  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 20:24

Donald Where's Your Troosers? By Andy Stewart.

That's the best song ever bar none.

KOZMA




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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: widtink  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 20:26

Ah but big country were formed in Scotland... It seems to be that that is the deciding factor



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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 20:34

Fisherman's Blues by the Waterboys is also a big favourite of mine and quite topical just now.

What about the Sutherland Brothers?
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 21:25

Snow Patrol were formed in Dundee but definitely a Norn Irish band.
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 21:53

Do I detect a quiver LA ?

I have described nothing but what I saw myself, or learned from others of whom I made the most careful and particular enquiry.
Thucydides.
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: da_no_1  
Date:   Mon 16 Nov 23:21

Big Country not Scottish? Aye ok then....

"Some days will stay a 1000 years, some pass like the flash of a spark"
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: General Zod  
Date:   Tue 17 Nov 06:32

No TTF, ultra sonic or QFX? Disgusting

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Tue 17 Nov 07:07

Clearly a thankless task to get down to a shortlist of ten, but very surprising that one of Scotland’s most successful bands of all time, Simple Minds, are not there.

Alive and Kicking or Don’t you forget about me ?




It's bloody tough being a legend
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: MikeyLeonard  
Date:   Tue 17 Nov 08:25

Alive and Kicking is a good shout Raymie.

Nothing from the Bay City Rollers either ?
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: da_no_1  
Date:   Tue 17 Nov 08:29

Simple Minds are another superb Scottish band but they have loads of far better songs than Alive and Kicking, sadly they'll never make the grade like the big hits would.

New Gold Dream
Hunter & the Hunted
Changeling
I Travel
Book of Brilliant Things
Ghostdancing
Stay Visible
Moscow Underground



Could go on all day.

Certainly provokes a great debate!

"Some days will stay a 1000 years, some pass like the flash of a spark"

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Tue 17 Nov 11:43

Quote:

Buspasspar, Mon 16 Nov 21:53

Do I detect a quiver LA ?


No had one of them for a long time!😘😘😘
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: PARrot  
Date:   Tue 17 Nov 15:02

"Oh ye canny shove yer granny aff a bus"

"Bee baw babbity"

"The wellyboot song"

"Donald whaurs yer troosers"

Lots of gems missed out eh!

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Frank Butchers LoveHandles  
Date:   Tue 17 Nov 17:30

Simple Minds - Waterfront
Idlewild - When I Argue I see Shapes
Aztec Camera - Oblivious
Belle and Sebastian - Legal Man
Orange Juice - Rip it Up
Teenage Fanclub - Sparky's Dream
Proclaimers - Letter from America

Off the top of my head.

Awight Pat!
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: widtink  
Date:   Tue 17 Nov 17:39

Waterfront is a Belter of a choon



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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: parsmad68  
Date:   Tue 17 Nov 17:53

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LochgellyAlbert, Mon 16 Nov 20:34

Fisherman's Blues by the Waterboys is also a big favourite of mine and quite topical just now.

What about the Sutherland Brothers?


Great album. Still listen to it all those years later

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Kaiser  
Date:   Tue 17 Nov 22:03

Very surprised that Wet Wet Wet not mentioned but no Del Amitri or Gerry Cinnamon takes the biscuit 🤪

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Frank Butchers LoveHandles  
Date:   Tue 17 Nov 22:07

Take me Out by Franz Ferdinand.
Kayleigh by Marillion

Awight Pat!

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: onandupthepars  
Date:   Tue 17 Nov 23:58

ref: PARrot
Tue 17 Nov 15:02

"Oh ye canny shove yer granny aff a bus"[etc]

...Lots of gems missed out eh!


Don`t forget `Ma auntie Mary had a canary...`

When a wis wee I had an auntie Mary in Glasgow and I used tae think it was aboot her.



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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Wed 18 Nov 08:49

Sitting listening to "Wid mountain thyme" being sung by The Byrds, it was a great favourite of the American folk singers, Dylan, Baez etc.

This made me think of other standards such as "Auld Lang Syne" how many recordings of this?

Surely the biggest record seller has to be "Sailing" recorded by many but famously by the "plastic Scotsman"🤔
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: onandupthepars  
Date:   Wed 18 Nov 10:28

Ref: PARrot, Tue 17 Nov 15:02

"Bee baw babbity"

I can just see the young folks o` today rushin` like mad tae download that one on their i-player or whatever they have.

They must think lunacy was rife in oor young days. Eeeee but it does gi`e me a laugh. The simple pleasures.



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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Johan_Cruyff  
Date:   Wed 18 Nov 11:09

Surprised that Travis didnt make the list given some of their commercial success with `The man who`

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Par  
Date:   Wed 18 Nov 12:28

Jesus and Mary Chain Darklands album has a few classics. Also Kevin McDermott Orchestra with the album Mother Natures Kitchen. Karine Polwart has a couple of classic songs, Waterlily and Follow the Heron. Mentioned previously Wild Mountain Tyme The Silencers done a fantastic version and mention to Love and Money for Last Ship on the River amongst others. I could go on Scotland has given some fantastic music to the world.
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: da_no_1  
Date:   Wed 18 Nov 14:15

Par - that`s an excellent shout re Mother Natures Kitchen by Kevin McDermott Orchestra - that is one of my all time favourite albums.

"Some days will stay a 1000 years, some pass like the flash of a spark"
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: parathletic  
Date:   Wed 18 Nov 15:09

Screamadelica by Primal scream was one of my favourite albums as a teenager.No mention for Andy Cameron for Ally`s Army? :)

Most of the bases have been covered already. Here`s a few I have on Spotify

Alive & Kicking-Simple Minds
Don`t You Forget About Me-Simple Minds
Into the Valley-Skids-Surprised this one hasn`t been mentioned!
Walking On Broken Glass-Annie Lennox
Obsession-Ultra Sonic
Dignity-Deacon Blue
Power of Love Q-tex
Belter-Gerry Cinnamon
Come Together-Primal Scream
Wages Day-Deacon Blue
Chocolate Girl-Deacon Blue
Loch Lomond-Runrig
Your Love Gets Sweeter-Finley Quaye
Same Jeans-The View
Even After All-Finley Quaye
Movin On Up-Primal Scream
Sing-Travis
Say What You Want-Texas
Sunday Shining-Finley Quaye
Fergus Sings The Blues-Deacon Blue
Real Gone Kid-Deacon Blue
Annihilating Rythm-Ultra Sonic
Baker Street-Gerry Rafferty
New Shoes-Paolo Nutini
Belfast Child-Simple Minds
Give Me Your Lovin-Tom Wilson/TTF
Driftwood-Travis
Fratellis-Chelsea Dagger
Calvin Harris-We Found Love

Now there`s an eclectic mix! Actually got a few more too.Was surprised by the amount of Scottish influence in my music having looked at it.Sometimes even like a bit of Gaelic music-Julie Fowlis etc

Generally not my cup of tea but Calvin Harris is the most successful Scottish artist in terms of number ones and I`d imagine money generated too?


Good thread-will spend tonight checking out some of the ones above I hadn`t heard of.

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Wed 18 Nov 15:21

All the links to the shortlist


https://planetradio.co.uk/forth-2/entertainment/music/scotland-greatest-song/



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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Wed 18 Nov 16:39

Fantastic Raymie ..... watched them all tonight and Dignity for me.... The first few bars make the hairs on my neck tingle.... Sunshine on Leith runner up :)

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: londonparsfan  
Date:   Thu 19 Nov 23:12

Slam - Positive Education 🕺
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: PARrot  
Date:   Fri 20 Nov 05:34

Quote:

onandupthepars, Tue 17 Nov 23:58

ref: PARrot
Tue 17 Nov 15:02

"Oh ye canny shove yer granny aff a bus"[etc]

...Lots of gems missed out eh!


Don`t forget `Ma auntie Mary had a canary...`

When a wis wee I had an auntie Mary in Glasgow and I used tae think it was aboot her.



Did ye pull the string an make it sing?

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Fri 20 Nov 08:40

When I go through this top 10 in more detail, I think there are some that shouldn’t be there.
I don’t really get the Blue Nile hype either.




It's bloody tough being a legend
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: sadindiefreak  
Date:   Fri 20 Nov 11:25

This is just a popularity contest.
There have been some fantastic alternative/indie Scottish band that have had fantastic songs but cause they are not mainstream have no chance getting nominated for something like this.
Sure the songs on this list are good and they are popular because they are good but there is so much more out there than this.

If I were to come up with a list of best alternative/indie songs these would be included.

The Associates - Party Fears Two
https://youtu.be/-Lx1_Add-z4

Altered Images - Happy Birthday
https://youtu.be/6t1vaF50Ks0

Arab Strap - First Big Weekend
https://youtu.be/g9Krvl7AEAs

Ballboy - The Sash My Father Wore
https://youtu.be/tqSY3iQM56g

Belle and Sebastian - This is Just a Modern Rock Song
https://youtu.be/HT0grH_H-_M

The Beta Band - Dry The Rain
https://youtu.be/DS0hSP-3U14

BMX Bandits - Serious Drugs
https://youtu.be/InsCwbZKO2A

The Delgados - Pull the Wires from the Wall
https://youtu.be/PsKfaSLulKc

Glasvegas - Daddys Gone
https://youtu.be/3uSdQxKaBfU

Idlewild - Satan Polaroid
https://youtu.be/LAqlOm7mqVM

The Jesus and Mary Chain - Sometimes Always
https://youtu.be/WdAcS4c0-Qk

The Just Joans - I Only Smoke When I Drink
https://youtu.be/prvPUytYgmY

Life Without Buildings - The Leanover
https://youtu.be/2CAttacNHRs

The Pastels - Nothing to be Done
https://youtu.be/wn-njpBoVEE

Thrum - So Glad
https://youtu.be/QqLpy1Mj3BY

Urusei Yatsura - Slain by Elf
https://youtu.be/haK81FmnZjs

The View - Same Jeans https://youtu.be/RpXTISw_Huw

That just off the top of my head, sure theres loads more I've missed.

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Fri 20 Nov 13:58

^^^^
Surprised you've nothing by the Cocteau Twins mentioned.
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Gem 1977  
Date:   Fri 20 Nov 15:00

^^^^
Or Teenage Fanclub. The finest band to come out of Scotland IMO.

Here's to the first of the day, fellas! To old D.H. Lawrence.
Neh! Neh! Neh! Fuh! Fuh! Fuh! Indians

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Fri 20 Nov 17:42

^^^^^^
Or Sir Harry Lauder :)

I have described nothing but what I saw myself, or learned from others of whom I made the most careful and particular enquiry.
Thucydides.
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Fri 20 Nov 19:15

Some good picks there, SIF.

I was a big fan of the Associates and sad how it all ended for Billy McKenzie, who had fantastic vocals.
Club Country was a favourite or mine too


My favourite Altered Images song was Don’t Talk to me about love




It's bloody tough being a legend
Ron Atkinson - 1983


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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: onandupthepars  
Date:   Fri 20 Nov 23:01

"Don`t forget `Ma auntie Mary had a canary..."`

ref: PARrot Fri 20 Nov 05:34:

"Did ye pull the string an make it sing?"

Was a bit rude eh. I suppose you`d be glad that particular fashion was for canaries and never got around to parrots. Though I think I wouldn`t mind gettin` ma feathers pulled by a string if it meant oops... (better blank that bit out. Suffice to say Santa was happy!)



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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Pars232  
Date:   Sat 21 Nov 11:15

Quote:

da_no_1, Mon 16 Nov 13:16

"I`m not expecting to grow flowers in the desert, but I can live and breathe & see the sun in wintertime."

I`m biased to the extreme but this is my favourite line in any song ever. The man was and is a musical & lyrical genius.


Haha interesting as your East of Eden quote is mine 😂
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: da_no_1  
Date:   Sat 21 Nov 13:30

Quote:

Pars232, Sat 21 Nov 11:15

Quote:

da_no_1, Mon 16 Nov 13:16

"I`m not expecting to grow flowers in the desert, but I can live and breathe & see the sun in wintertime."

I`m biased to the extreme but this is my favourite line in any song ever. The man was and is a musical & lyrical genius.


Haha interesting as your East of Eden quote is mine 😂


That was a close second!

"Some days will stay a 1000 years, some pass like the flash of a spark"
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Nippy Sweetie  
Date:   Sat 21 Nov 14:37

Edwyn Collins..A Girl Like You...not a bad wee song.

philltwo..
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Riquende  
Date:   Sat 21 Nov 23:57

I think Baker Street and Whole of the Moon are the two `greatest` songs on the list, beating each other depending on whether you like smoother classic sounds or are a fan of the alternative spectrum (I`m the latter).

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Frank Butchers LoveHandles  
Date:   Sun 22 Nov 00:12

The Shamen - Move any Mountain

Awight Pat!
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Fri 27 Nov 21:23

There`s a programme (probably a repeat) about Gerry Rafferty on BBC4 tonight at 9.30. It seems to be Scottish night as the Proclaimers, Annie Lennox, Travis and Emeli Sande are on later and Barbara Dickson and Rod Stewart were on earlier.

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: wee eck  
Date:   Fri 27 Nov 22:56

Well the G Rafferty programme was a repeat. I think it may have been shown originally just after he died. It was well worth a second look and if you missed it you should be able to pick it up on the iplayer. He wrote so many memorable songs.

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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Sat 28 Nov 15:33

^^^ Good programme!
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: AJ27  
Date:   Mon 30 Nov 14:22

Just saw this thread so thought I’d throw in a few;

Silencers - Scottish Rain
Kevin McDermott Orchestra - Wheels of Wonder (I saw them in Kirkcaldy years ago - they’d fallen out with their record company and played as “the Dolphins”)
Bluebells - Cath
Rab Noakes - When this bloody war is over
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions- Perfect Skin
John Martyn - Johnny Too Bad
Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man
Bert Jansch - Needle of Death
Goodbye Mr McKenzie - Goodbye Mr McKenzie
King Creosote - Diamond Mine

Andy J
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Mon 30 Nov 15:19

Results are in:-

1. Dignity
2. Sunshine on Leith
3. Baker Street

Didn’t realise that this was Deacon Blue’s first release




It's bloody tough being a legend
Ron Atkinson - 1983


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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 30 Nov 17:41

Topic Originator: Buspasspar
Date: Mon 16 Nov 17:25

Dignity
Sunshine on Leith
Baker street

for me


First thing I have ever got right on here :)

I have described nothing but what I saw myself, or learned from others of whom I made the most careful and particular enquiry.
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 Re: Scotland`s greatest song
Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Mon 30 Nov 22:34

Quote:

Buspasspar, Mon 30 Nov 17:41

Topic Originator: Buspasspar
Date: Mon 16 Nov 17:25

Dignity
Sunshine on Leith
Baker street

for me


First thing I have ever got right on here :)


That’s two then? 😀




It's bloody tough being a legend
Ron Atkinson - 1983
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