OT: songs from a single artist--Howard Jones

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  1. nwhoopfan

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    I haven't started a song thread in a while. I completely forgot about this guy, something reminded me of him recently. Had some good stuff in the 80s. Get it started with this. Have at it.

     
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  2. tomcat

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    Had no idea who this guy was until I saw the name of the song. Still not sure if I knew any others. Anyway, for those of you Nutmeggers who just cannot get enough Howard Jones, he plays Wallingford Aug. 12.
     
  3. nwhoopfan

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    He did have several hits in the 80s, I swear!
     
  4. Waquoit

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    This is a joke, right? The guy had one song.
     
  5. nwhoopfan

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    Come on, plenty of you were around in the 80s. He wasn't a one hit wonder.

     
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    BYers, you disappoint me. If you say "I've never heard any of those songs," you must not have been around in the 80s.
     
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    Sorry, I lived right through the 80's (18-28). Guess I had better music to listen to. ;) (I have heard No One Is Too Blame though. )
     
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    Yeah, and even listening through that once was enough. At least "She Blinded Me With Science" by Dolby had a little humor.
     
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    Okay, I listened to Things Can Only Get Better, to which I now reply, Yes, by not listening to this song. I suspect that the reason so many of us do not remember much of his music is that it has a cotton candy-like aspect to it: Sweet enough going down, but unmemorable. Life in One Day is just the same. Fluff at best.
     
  12. Waquoit

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    I think Howard Jones did a gig at David's back in the day. He's no Haircut 100, that's for sure,
     
  13. nwhoopfan

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    Ok, sorry, this one was a fail. Thread can be shuffled off to the recycling bin.
     
  14. bschwartz

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    Official song of the San Antonio Stars
     
  15. SVCBeercats

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    There was good music in the 80s?
     
  16. tomcat

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    Not from Howard Jones, there wasn't.
     
  17. Waquoit

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    FYI, your boy Howard will be at the Oakdale this August 12th.
     
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    Here's a one-hit-wonder of the 70's

     
  19. Horatio

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    "Doctor says your cured , but you still feel the pain!!!!!" I'm not a ashamed to say I used to know this song by heart and I'm from the hood. You can blame MTV.
    Here's another gem from that era / genre :



    Say what you want. I played highschool football and It's good music.
     
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  20. nwhoopfan

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    Thank you Horatio. I'm relieved at least one other person on planet earth admits to liking some of HoJo's songs.
     
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  21. nwhoopfan

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    Hey I just noticed, "No One is to Blame" has 1 million views and "Things Can Only Get Better" has 5 million views on you tube. Not bad for an unheard of nobody!
     
  22. nwhoopfan

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    Ha! The 80's was definitely cheesy, but there was indeed some good music.
     
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  23. Horatio

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    I'm with you nwhoopfan, I could perform a two hour medley of classic 80's cheese.
     
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