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Old 01-21-2009, 10:18 PM   #1
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The Music of Your First Love

I recently posted Where Do You Go To My Lovely in the What Are You Listening To Now? thread. After that I started to remember the songs associated with my first serious girlfriend. (Lots of mental images too, but that is as they say another story.)

Since MobileRead is developing a greater social side to compliment its excellent technical part, I first thought of sharing old photographs; however, she may still be out there somewhere and I do not want to invade her life if she stumbles across these pages. (For all I know, one of you may be she even though it has been 40 years since I last saw her.)

If there was one song that we thought of as "our song" it would have been from the Beatles' US release of Rubber Soul, from song 4 on side 2 (these were the days of the 33-1/3 rpm albums) called In My Life. Behind that would be the Beach Boy's Wouldn't It Be Nice and Tommy James' I Think We're Alone Now.

And I still say it is hard to dance to the Beatles' Paperback Writer.
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Old 01-21-2009, 11:15 PM   #2
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black leotard (if reincarnation is real i want to come back as a leotard)
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oh, the music: light my fire by the doors - - groovin' by the young rascals -- - somebody to love by jefferson airplane
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Old 01-21-2009, 11:57 PM   #3
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oh, the music: light my fire by the doors - - groovin' by the young rascals -- - somebody to love by jefferson airplane
The LONG version.......and White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane too..
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Old 01-22-2009, 04:20 AM   #4
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Old 01-22-2009, 02:57 PM   #5
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Old 01-23-2009, 07:42 PM   #6
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The LONG version.......and White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane too..
You know, I never did find Alice to ask her and was never sure what to ask if I ever did. Oh, well. Feed your head!
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Old 01-23-2009, 07:52 PM   #7
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You know, I never did find Alice to ask her and was never sure what to ask if I ever did. Oh, well. Feed your head!
One pill makes you happy,
and one pill makes you tall,
and the one, that mother gives you,
doesn't do anything at all......

go ask Alice.....

I think she'll know.......

My God i can't believe I actually remembered that. Didn't even google, so if it wrong........its all on me.

She had a voice, tho, didn't she?
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Old 01-23-2009, 08:07 PM   #8
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Old 01-31-2009, 03:50 PM   #9
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The LONG version.......and White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane too..
only the long version and, yes, she had a great voice
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Old 01-31-2009, 03:55 PM   #10
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Damn, now I have "Where do you go" in my head

I think "Iris" by Goo Goo Dolls, althought there probably were some other first loves before that. I can't remember, it's all a fog now.
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Old 01-31-2009, 04:01 PM   #11
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I'm still not comfortable listening to Lou Reed, and that is a crying shame because (a) the dude had some brilliant moments and (b) we're talking about a thing that was almost a decade ago. Some wounds don't really heal, you just learn to live around them. Perhaps not my first love but certainly a true one.
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Old 01-31-2009, 05:40 PM   #12
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I don't think I've had a first love yet. Or, maybe it's just that I don't associate any music with anyone.

I do remember the first piece of music that I fell in love with, however .... that was the "March of the Wooden Soldiers" from the Nutcracker Suite. I used to press my ear to the wall of my room so that I could here it playing on the record player in the living room.
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My first serious girlfriend and I were from different planets. She was into Johny Mathis and I was a Dead Head. Needless to say that did not work out well.
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Old 01-31-2009, 11:18 PM   #14
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No, I bet it didn't work out at all.........
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Old 02-01-2009, 02:22 AM   #15
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Let's see. I remember the first song I ever danced to with anyone (and it was a someone I had a reallllyyyy big crush on); it was Rosanna by Toto. (80's, anyone?).
Up until 5 years or so ago, though, I had really lousy taste in significant others, not to mention sappy taste in music.
Chris and I have several "songs"...they represent stages in our relationship. Van Halen's "From Afar", for example, was for when we were still across the country from one another. I guess my favorite one for us now is Fleetwood Mac's "Hold Me".
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