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Andrew Huff / June 7, 2010 2:38 PM

We did this one back in '06; it's bound to be a different one now.

For me, it was "Powder Burns" by Twilight Singers until a video got "Bad Romance" in there. That one'll be hard to dislodge.

Rick Abplanalp / June 7, 2010 2:48 PM

Yesterday's was so awful it seems worth mentioning today - the theme song from "America's Funniest Home Videos." Now, at the mere sight of this question, it is there again. Dammit, Andrew. I am now going to go find a drill to shove in my temple a la the movie Pi.

Annie / June 7, 2010 2:57 PM

We Want the Funk. Thanks, Glee.

jeanette / June 7, 2010 3:18 PM

Rock me Amadeus. 1986 come back and take your song with you!

Pedro / June 7, 2010 3:21 PM

"it's hard out here for a pimp;" Watching "Hustle and Flow" right now

jen schalliol / June 7, 2010 3:27 PM

"pop fly" by justin roberts. i'm a nanny :)

kate / June 7, 2010 3:59 PM

Russian guy singing "trolololo". :/

Mucky Fingers / June 7, 2010 4:02 PM

Oasis ~ "I'm Outta Time"

pat / June 7, 2010 4:19 PM

No idea how or why, but the Soup Dragons Divine Thing. I don't think I've actually heard that song in 15 years at least. Weird.

Meems / June 7, 2010 4:29 PM

From The Karate Kid (1984) that song at the end. "You're the best...around! Nothing's ever gonna keep you down!"
Watched it like 2 weeks ago. Why is it still in my head??

BG / June 7, 2010 4:38 PM

"Keeep on the sunny side/always on the sunny side/keeep on the sunny side of liiiiife..."

lmy / June 7, 2010 4:51 PM

Bulletproof by La Roux

Andre Natta / June 7, 2010 6:39 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks' goal/victory song... Chelesa Dagger! :)

Andre Natta / June 7, 2010 6:44 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks' goal/victory song... Chelesa Dagger! :)

Leelah / June 7, 2010 10:22 PM

OMG!!! Back then it was "Mr. November" and today, I swear, it's "Bloodbuzz, Ohio."

I still owe money to the money to the money I owe...

mike-ts / June 7, 2010 11:08 PM

"Della and the Dealer" of all things. Go look it up on YouTube and see.

"But the cat was cool, and he never said a mumblin' word."

David / June 8, 2010 3:37 AM

Further Seems Forever - "Lead The Way"

Charlie D. / June 8, 2010 6:48 AM

Break up Song

Greg Kihn Band.

We had broken up for good just an hour before
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
Now I'm staring at the bodies as there's dancin' 'cross the floor
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
And then the band slowed the tempo and the music gets me down
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
It was the same old song with the melancholy sound
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh

They don't write 'em like that anymore
They just don't write 'em like that anymore

We'd been living together for a million years
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
But now it feel so strange (out in the atmospheres?)
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
And then the jukebox plays a song I used to know
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
Now I'm staring at the bodies as they dancin' so slow
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh

They don't write 'em like that anymore
They just don't write 'em like that anymore

Now I wind up staring at an empty glass
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
Cause its so easy to say that you'll forget your past
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh

They don't write 'em like that anymore, no!
They just don't write 'em like that anymore

They don't write 'em like that anymore
They just don't write 'em like that anymore

Amanda / June 8, 2010 7:49 AM

"Would I Lie to You?" by the Eurythmics: It was a song featured on Drop Dead Diva.

y a j / June 8, 2010 8:34 AM

Jump (for my love) - the Pointer Sisters. I must have heard it in a store or something, but now it is stuck. Ick.

eee / June 8, 2010 9:18 AM

"Break Even" by the Script. Horrible top 40 tune. I only get two radio stations on my car radio, and one of them was playing that song on the way to work. Help me.

john / June 8, 2010 9:26 AM

Maddalena by German singer Rex Gildo

Mike / June 8, 2010 10:54 AM

"Date w/ IKEA" by Pavement. I don't know why. I haven't listened to it in years. It started playing in my head on the train this a.m. and it won't stop. The only antidote is to go home this evening and play it.

geraly / June 8, 2010 11:26 AM

"don't put another dime in the jukebox" by the flirts...

no, i don't know why...

but misery does love company so here you go:

Dunl / June 8, 2010 11:56 AM

"Band on the Run"

Baldeesh / June 8, 2010 12:37 PM

Not much today, but I remember when I went to Edinburgh Scotland and I had the drunken philosophers song stuck in my head for the entire week I was there.

It happened because I found out that David Hume was from Edinburgh almost as soon as I arrived.

"David Hume could out-consume
Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
And Wittgenstein was a beery swine
Who was just as schloshed as Schlegel"

daruma / June 8, 2010 2:51 PM

definitely "Chelsea Dagger" - in a good way!

fluffy / June 8, 2010 8:51 PM

I've got a feeling....that tonight's gonna be a good night......


Hal / June 8, 2010 11:43 PM

Fucking "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga. Thanks, Glee, redux (I'm 2 weeks behind).

beer:30 / June 9, 2010 1:30 AM

What We Lose In the Fire We Gain In The Flood by the Mynabirds. Saw them Sunday and Monday. Can't get it [and another song of theirs] outta my head. Hits a sweet spot I didn't even know I had anymore.....

christian / June 9, 2010 7:36 AM

"Bohemian Rhapsody" but it happens to be the Muppet version.

George / June 9, 2010 8:58 AM

My Buddy, My Buddy, My Buddy, My Buddy and ME!

annie / June 9, 2010 10:56 AM

This was playing at the gym this morning, I don't know the title or artist, let's see if someone else does, it goes...dud duh duhdada, let's dance. over and over again. It's freaking awful.

Fredrik / June 9, 2010 3:24 PM

Die Atzen - Disco Pogo.

Thank you Philip!

Evan / June 10, 2010 8:54 AM

It's kinda between Chelsea Dagger (for obvious reasons) and Mr. November by The National. And not because Leelah mentioned it.

Lori / June 10, 2010 9:09 AM

and I want you, and I want you, and I want you So Bad it's

passing this one on to someone else now please

tony / June 10, 2010 10:34 AM

Definitely "Chelsea Dagger" right now.

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