Directors Songs/Bands that have you scrambling for the radio dial

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  1. Mitty

    Mitty Supporting Actor

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    You know what I'm talkin' about. You know that song which you have an almost physical reaction when you hear the first series of notes. A sound allergy if you will. If you don't change the station, or kill the volume, you may actually die! [​IMG] Naturally, there's a lot of dreck on the airwaves and there always has been, but I'm talking about the serious willies here.
    For me:
    Song: Bob Seger's Old Time Rock 'n' Roll - I hear those first few piano notes, and my fight/flight instinct kicks into gear and it's like life or death.
    Band: Foreigner - ditto. Some songs (ie. Hot Blooded) are worse than others, but I can't stand a single thing they ever recorded, including Lou Gramm's solo career.
     
  2. John Kilduff

    John Kilduff Screenwriter

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    -Rap music of today

    -Alternative music from Nirvana onwards

    -Most everything popular today besides Pink and No Doubt

    -"Love Shack"

    -"Macarena"

    Sincerely,

    John "Likes what he likes, and hates what he hates" Kilduff
     
  3. MikeH1

    MikeH1 Screenwriter

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    Anything by Celine Dion. Oh yeah, and that song: Puttin' on the Ritz by Taco. The good news is I think I have heard it on the radio just twice.
     
  4. John_Bonner

    John_Bonner Supporting Actor

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    Don't know about the rest of the globe but in the NY Metro area there's a commercial for the Lottery using "If I Had a Million Dollars" by Barenaked Ladies (I think). Not only is it on the radio but on tv as well. And they play it over and over and over and over and over again. In the car or at home I change the station whenever this comes on.
     
  5. Richard Travale

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    The worst song in the world for this was "Breakfast at Tiffany's" by Great Big Something(or something like that). This was one of those evil songs that would be stuck in your head for hours upon hours, even if you only heard a few seconds of it. I would have to plug my ears and leave the room everytime this came on. Of course it was one of those songs that radio stations loved to play 300 times a day back in the early 90's.
     
  6. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    Just about anything on the Top 40 stations. Thank goodness for college radio!
     
  7. Jon_B

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    I really dislike that Uncle Kracker guy. That song "Follow Me" makes me ill. [​IMG]
    Jon
     
  8. JasenP

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    1. U2 [​IMG]
    2. U2 [​IMG]
    3. U2 [​IMG]
    4. All non-Johnny Cash country Music
    Thank God for CD Players
     
  9. Adam Tyner

    Adam Tyner Screenwriter

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    Creed.

    (trembles)
     
  10. Paul_D

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  11. brentl

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    "Most everything popular today besides Pink and No Doubt"

    I hope you aren't including India.Arie in that!!

    I'll add anything by Lenny Kravitz!

    Brent
     
  12. Jim_F

    Jim_F Screenwriter

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    I've heard Stairway to Heaven enough times to last an eternity.

    Whenever I hear any song by Air Supply, I feel like I'm suffocating.
     
  13. MatthewA

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    I only listen to the oldies or classical station, which almost never plays anything I dislike. I have a large enough collection of my own CDs, which keeps growing.

    But I don't really like "Sugar, Sugar," by the Archies.

    But if I'm hearing music anywhere I go (restaurants, etc.) I actually complain to the management if I hear:

    the theme from Friends

    anything by a boy band

    anything by Britney Spears and her slutty ilk

    Madonna's version of "American Pie" (the original is a classic)

    most 90s music
     
  14. Kevin P

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    Ditto on the "most 90s music", and I'll extend that to "most 00s music" as well... but what really gets to me is:

    Any song that uses easily recognized samples, or worse yet, entire passages from popular songs from the 70s and 80s.

    Remakes of songs from the 70s or 80s--I about had a seizure when I heard a remake of "Come On Eileen" at the health club. It's worse than Pan & Scan in my book.

    KJP
     
  15. Rob_C

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    Limp Bizkit or Creed will make me change the channel faster than anything.
     
  16. Alex Spindler

    Alex Spindler Producer

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    Creed. I've knocked things over in the rush to turn it off.
     
  17. Joe D

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    It seems to me that I'm the only one around my area that HATES Creed with a passion, but I now can see there are others, and that gives me hope.
     
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    Agreed. Creed is painfult to hear.
     
  19. Sean Todd

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    That lame song by Lifehouse that was played 50 billion times ("I've fallen even more in love with you...")-- YUCK!!!!
     
  20. MickeS

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    Another vote for Creed here. I don't mind most music on the radio (even Celine Dion makes me leave the dial alone), but Creed, and especially that godawful "With arms wide open", I just cannot stand.
    /Mike
     

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