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Music Time – Songs with Intros

I’ve been wanting to create a playlist of songs with intros.  So I need to enlist your help.

 

Here’s what I have so far:

 

I’m sure a lot of you remember this one from “socials”:

 

The Chicago Bulls used this intro – but did you know it was tied to a popular song?

 

Here’s one from the 80’s:

 

This one from the late 70’s (I used to air-guitar to this number):

 

Off the Big Bam Boom album:

 

This one sounds like an old familiar hit, but it’s just an intro:

 

This one is cute – the intro, that is:

* Did you catch the swear word in the song?

 

Sometimes the “intro” isn’t a different song, it’s just a part of the song that sounds different than the tune itself.

 

Like this one for example:

 

And this one:

 

And this one:

 

Or sometimes, the intro can be just sound effects:

 

Now for this one, you have to skip to the 4:15 mark to hear the intro song.
Or you can just listen to the whole thing.  The first song is pretty cool:

 

And finally, I have a funny story that goes with this one.  The intro is more like an extended version of the song.  When I first got the tape, my friend asked to borrow it.  After he put it in his in-dash cassette player and thought it was malfunctioning because he didn’t know about the intro.  Had him worrying little bit:

 

Okay, so lay it on me.  What songs do you know that have an “intro” tied to it.  I want to extend my playlist.  On Thursday, we’ll take a look a songs that have a “ending” to them – so put your thinking caps on and hunt You Tube (but save the “ending” ones for Thursday).

 

329 Responses to “Music Time – Songs with Intros”

  1. CMO says:

    Just thought of “Uga chaka, uga uga” — that unforgettable intro to Hooked on A Feeling.

  2. ct says:

    My son turned me on to this …

    casiopea vs t-square – fightman

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Edc2yVHRHiQ

  3. Rodney says:

    Thanks for all the “Intro” songs folks. That was fun. And now I have a playlist!

  4. hemajang says:

    The latest HISessions features Aldrine Guerrero on uke. I especially like his version of John Lennon’s Imagine.
    http://www.youtube.com/user/hisessionsshow?feature=watch#p/c/5BD2B0C66711219E/2/mDohKSRm398

  5. hemajang says:

    @KAN, James Hill and cello player wife were here recently and did a video for Jon Yamasato’s HiSessions. My son-in-law does the audio for them. They did 3 songs, check it out.

    http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBAA76076F7410378

  6. LINDA KATO says:

    Good evening, everyone ❗ 😀

  7. ankleBYTERS says:

    Green Day – Wake Me Up When September Ends

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NU9JoFKlaZ0&t=1m42s

  8. KAN says:

    “Boys of Summer,” Don Henley

    htthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fw02LCbW3Pg

  9. LINDA KATO says:

    Good morning MLCers ❗ Happy Wednesday ❗ 😀

    Hang on to your hats, it’s a windy day ❗

    Have a great day ❗ 😀

  10. ankleBYTERS says:

    For you smooth jazz fans…

    Candy Dulfer – Don’t Go Love her sax playing but the best part of this video, beginning at 02:33 and for 4 solid minutes, is Ulco Bed’s solo guitar riff…reminds me of something that Tangerine Dream would do..if you can, watch it at 720p full screen….

    http://youtu.be/6679B4Qclg0

  11. ankleBYTERS says:

    Chris Rea – The Road To H*ll One of my all time favorite road trip song….cool intro…song starts at 03:08..

    http://youtu.be/jffsG0VR4Gw

  12. ankleBYTERS says:

    Sally, I just had another vision when you mentioned Chris Isaak…

    Chris Rea – Fool if you think it’s over

    http://youtu.be/FrQIwQDbFSo

  13. ankleBYTERS says:

    Sally:

    I think I like the HIM version 😆

  14. ankleBYTERS says:

    KAN:

    It was the Japanese song you posted 🙂

  15. sally says:

    Rod: Music posts are the BEST!

    Chris Isaak ( or HIM or Heather Nova) … Wicked Game
    http://youtu.be/UAOxCqSxRD0

    Dedicate this song to Rod (ankles too!)

  16. ankleBYTERS says:

    Tankobu:

    Love the way the drums slowly moves from the left to right channel. A lot of the records back then would have an instrument on one channel or the other. I’m looking into picking up a turntable to play a bunch of vinyl albums/45s from the 70s-80s that I recently found.

    You could buy the mono or the stereo version of album back then…I think stereo was like $1+ more.

  17. KAN says:

    Hey, Sweetie, get your own log in! 😉

    Ankles – I don’t know if it’s a good thing that I made you think of a song from Kill Bill!

    tankobu – I’ve heard “House of the Rising Sun” is either about a prison or a brothel.

    hema – James Hill is AMAZING. And he’s as nice as he is talented.

    I gotta wait to get home to watch all the vids – I’m not supposed to be on youtube for long at work. ( :- )

  18. ankleBYTERS says:

    Tankobu:

    “House of the Rising Sun” has its roots going all the way back to 16th century. The Animals version is about a man’s life as a drunkard and a gambler in New Orleans.

    Whenever I hear the Animals version I think of the movie Casino, where Joe Pesci and his brother were beaten and buried alive in a cornfield.

  19. M says:

    Guud Morning MLCers!
    Hump day!

  20. KAN says:

    Sweetie jumping in here with one I thought of after heading to bed last night – Shawn Phillips with the theme to the awful 1973 musical version of “Lost Horizon” – songs by Burt Bacaharach & Hal David couldn’t save this wretched film starring many non-singers (Peter Finch, Olivia Hussey, Sally Kellerman among ’em). But Phillips is an amazing singer, and I love this movie BECAUSE it’s so bad.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Saz2fBev5Ec

    P.S.) I used this song as an audition piece for a show in high school. I didn’t get in.

  21. hemajang says:

    For the ukulele players: James Hill – Billie Jean
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u778gSi94N4

  22. LINDA KATO says:

    Wow ❗ What wonderful memories everyone ❗ Thanks a bunch ❗ 😀 Hottest topic for this year ❗ 😀

  23. ct says:

    This one’s for you bruddah Rob@96744 …

    Orpheus – Can’t Find The Time

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poGDM3zaq9M&feature=related

    nite all …

  24. ct says:

    A kinda interesting intro version …

    Stephen Bishop – It Might Be You

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3lRAnlAERI&feature=fvsr

  25. ct says:

    Little short intro … but you look forward to …

    Hall & Oates – Las Vegas Turnaround

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9bblK5M24g

  26. ct says:

    Good evening all. Howz about …

    War – All Day Music

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coHUt4si8Oo&feature=related

  27. Mark'75 says:

    old man songs? no more old men here….uh oh, bedtime.

  28. Mark'75 says:

    @tankobu: Wow, the intro to “Because” just pulls you into the song yeah? Can’t help but start singing! LOL

  29. tankobu says:

    “the wonder of you” – elvis

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulI8xWuV8ic

    okay, all pau with the old man songs.

  30. tankobu says:

    “turn around look at me” – the vogues

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4D9xaNq1yM

  31. tankobu says:

    “can’t help falling in love” – elvis

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9rDBohg1yc

  32. tankobu says:

    “tequila sunrise” – eagles

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ws-YqUcD0LY

  33. tankobu says:

    “I go to pieces” – peter and gordon

    I had a lot of heart breaks

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_aayewNyq8

  34. tankobu says:

    okay, I’m stuck in the 60’s – here’s a song written by paul simon

    “red rubber ball” – the cyrkle

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcdPPd9nEwQ

  35. Mark'75 says:

    @KAN: Hirai Ken has such a dynamic voice. Off topic, but here’s a haunting duet with him and Sakamoto Kyu, who died many years ago.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEUhwyGIMNs&feature=related

  36. tankobu says:

    you had to be there is the early days of stereo – this intro freaked us out.

    “evil ways” – santana

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tKIPuLfeKg

  37. tankobu says:

    “if I only had my mind on something else” – the beegees, before they went disco

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxXuBctQv2s

  38. tankobu says:

    “because” – dave clark five

    a karaoke favorite

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TwQw6yVwdo

  39. tankobu says:

    “house of the rising sun” – the animals

    this song is about what?!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxYGeTV6fCw

  40. tankobu says:

    great songs everybody!

    here’s the beatles – using feedback in the intro:

    ” I feel fine”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlpMs_R3P6U

  41. Mark'75 says:

    A reeaalll obscure song from ABBA. (Was popular in Hawaii though)
    Happy Hawaii
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXDzP9YMBCs

  42. ankleBYTERS says:

    KAN:

    You just gave me another vision, this one from Kill Bill Vol I

    Meiko Kaji – Urami Bushi

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eV8JlNdcOEs

  43. KAN says:

    Mark ’75 – Sweetie says the lyrics are really dumb, but he loves the horn parts.

    Ankles – Santana is a great artist. My uncle listened to a LOT of Santana (esp. the Abraxis album) when I was growing up, so I became a fan.

  44. KAN says:

    When Sweetie and I were in Japan in 2004, we heard this song everywhere. I tracked it down when we got back to Seattle. It has a great intro:

    “Hitomi o Tojite,” Ken Hirai

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqedGp-6-MY

  45. Mark'75 says:

    @ankleBYTERS: Yep, he could’ve really contributed this year. There’s a lot of promise next season!

  46. Mark'75 says:

    @KAN: Our HS band played Get It On! Didn’t know the lyrics though! LOL

  47. ankleBYTERS says:

    Woooooo Hoooooo….another vision….looking at the list of songs up above and ‘Rolling Stones’ jogged my memory..

    Temptations – Papa Was A Rolling Stone Full 12 minute Version

    http://youtu.be/8Yg0Crmhiw8

  48. ankleBYTERS says:

    KAN:

    The use of horns does sound familiar…

    Santana just keeps going and going and going….like the Energizer bunny….

    Mark’75:

    Alex Green should be back from his knee injury….I can’t wait for next season to start ❗

  49. Mark'75 says:

    The intro builds as the wave crests…

    Honk – Pipeline Sequence

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVnXdWgwAY4

  50. ankleBYTERS says:

    Yep, another vision….

    Joe Satriani – Surfing with the alien

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoERl34Ld00

  51. Mark'75 says:

    @ankleBYTERS: FOOTSTOMPIN’ MUSIC…YEAH!!!!
    BTW – Next season, the Pack is Back!

  52. ankleBYTERS says:

    Playing FV on FB and received a gift of railroad ties…another vision..

    Grand Funk Railroad – Footstompin’ Music

    http://youtu.be/w3NXgM_LGQA

  53. KAN says:

    Ankles: Ides of March reminds Sweetie of “Get It On” by Chase

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PFG9F5LxrE

    Also: Phil Collins reminds Sweetie of Peter Gabriel’s “Intruder,” but a video with the original recording is not to be found on YouTube.

  54. Mark'75 says:

    A different kind of intro.
    Gladys Knight & The Pips – The Way We Were (Try to Remember)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPUj_v4qWHY

  55. ankleBYTERS says:

    Another vision….I was just listening to Sade’s cover of this song…

    Thin Lizzy – Still in love with you

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsIubn5Pp6s

  56. ankleBYTERS says:

    I was eating strawberries and had another vision….

    Strawberry Alarm Clock – Incense and Peppermint

    http://youtu.be/VOk2T6Uweao

  57. KAN says:

    “The Game of Love,” Santana (with Michelle Branch)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UIojGDIBvI

    (Sweetie calls this “the feel-good song of the summer!”)

  58. KAN says:

    Ankles: That Santana song is a classic. Made me also think of

    “Smooth,” Santana (& Rob Thomas)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXp413NynFk

  59. Mark'75 says:

    Blood, Sweat, & Tears – And When I Die

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unFgFoFebaQ

  60. Mark'75 says:

    From ’75. Neat ending for Thursday too!
    Michael Martin Murphy – Wildfire

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIkpqdjU-qo

  61. LINDA KATO says:

    ankles and everyone: Thanks for all the music ❗ 😀

  62. LINDA KATO says:

    Good evening everyone ❗ 😀

  63. ankleBYTERS says:

    I was thinking about ear rings and this song popped up…..

    Golden Earring – Radar love

    http://youtu.be/4AD5fX4sveo

  64. ankleBYTERS says:

    Dire Straits – Tunnel Of Love

    http://youtu.be/nP3v1TbDWQ4

  65. ankleBYTERS says:

    Carlos Santana – Black Magic Woman

    http://youtu.be/95kCv10duFw

    Two minute intro……

  66. ankleBYTERS says:

    Lynyrd Skynyrd – Free Bird Full studio version

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHx7vaa9Fwo

  67. ankleBYTERS says:

    Coheed & Cambria – Welcome Home

    http://youtu.be/FBdVTwCxsBw

  68. ankleBYTERS says:

    The Moody Blues – I Know You’re Out There Somewhere

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJ6h84ZsuW4

  69. ankleBYTERS says:

    Michael Jackson – Billie Jean

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXhy7ZsiR50

    Moonwalk…he was so great back in those days….

  70. ankleBYTERS says:

    Rick Astley – Never Gonna Give You Up

    http://youtu.be/dQw4w9WgXcQ

    This song became the source for the saying You’ve been RICKROLLED

  71. ankleBYTERS says:

    Billy Joel – Miami 2017 (Seen The Lights Go Out On Broadway)

    http://youtu.be/oPpKfnNkDB0

  72. ankleBYTERS says:

    Creedence Clearwater Revival – Born On The Bayou

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIjUY3pjN8E

  73. ankleBYTERS says:

    A-Ha – Take On me

    http://youtu.be/djV11Xbc914

  74. ankleBYTERS says:

    Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight

    http://youtu.be/YkADj0TPrJA

  75. ankleBYTERS says:

    The Rolling Stones – Jumping Jack Flash

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUnPO9qmRuk

  76. ankleBYTERS says:

    Interesting hypothesis perhaps ❓

    Most of us were in our 30’s during the ’80s…
    Most of us were in our 40’s during the ’90s…
    Most of us were in our 50’s during the ’00s…
    Now most will be in our 60s during this decade…

    I wonder what mooooosic holds for us during the rest of this decade….

  77. ankleBYTERS says:

    Sixx A.M. – Life is Beautiful

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RS57CBo_CQ

    “There’s nothing like a trail of blood, to find your way back home”

  78. ankleBYTERS says:

    Evanescence – My Immortal

    http://youtu.be/5anLPw0Efmo

  79. ankleBYTERS says:

    The Cranberries – Dreams

    http://youtu.be/Yam5uK6e-bQ

  80. ankleBYTERS says:

    Kelly Clarkson – Stronger

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xn676-fLq7I

    Love her new hair style with bangs……

  81. ankleBYTERS says:

    Rodney, you need a few current intros…… 😉

    Vast – One More Day

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbRELg8iJvA

  82. ankleBYTERS says:

    James Blunt – You’re Beautiful

    http://youtu.be/5oN7PrT6PHI

  83. ankleBYTERS says:

    The Kinks – Sunny Afternoon

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIKsHh3BFPI

  84. ankleBYTERS says:

    Canned Heat – On The Road Again

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fF0LLfm2bns

  85. ankleBYTERS says:

    Isaac Hayes – Theme from Shaft

    http://youtu.be/nFvRvSxsW-I

    Love the bass line for this song back then…..would rattle a few windows today…

  86. ankleBYTERS says:

    I’m glad I’ll be back to work next week…I won’t be hanging around on MLC/WWD and FB so much everyday 😆

  87. ankleBYTERS says:

    Steely Dan – Rikki Don’t Lose That Number

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfZWp-hGCdA

  88. ankleBYTERS says:

    Scorpions – Wind Of Change

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMUX_4B-Hr4

    A great orchestral intro for over 2 minutes…..

  89. ankleBYTERS says:

    Fleetwood Mac – Rhiannon

    http://youtu.be/9FTlnH0b0Ys

    Interesting piano into…the all familiar intro begins at 01:27..

  90. ankleBYTERS says:

    Neil Young – Heart of Gold

    http://youtu.be/IlFNA4EfexQ

  91. ankleBYTERS says:

    Meat Loaf – I would do anything for love

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYE-a0gGCnM&t=18s

  92. ankleBYTERS says:

    Glenn Frey – You Belong To The City

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4ueaD22hg8

    No mistaking the intro for Miami Vice

  93. ankleBYTERS says:

    Judy Collins – Both Sides Now

    http://youtu.be/z8jGFu7ys64

  94. LINDA KATO says:

    @ct: everything is great ❗ 😀

  95. LINDA KATO says:

    Good morning MLCers ❗ Happy Tuesday ❗ 😀

    Have a great day of music ❗ 😀

  96. KAN says:

    “Glass Ball Hula,” done here by Brittni Paiva

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xw7E8UFRtwo

    If it sounds like “Turkey in the Straw,” well . . .

  97. sally says:

    Kyrie… Mr. Mister
    http://youtu.be/XNKbHJ3PTu4

    Anyone heard from Creativ lately? Oh mannn he just KILLS this song! Luvvit!

  98. M says:

    Guud morning MLCers ❗

  99. KAN says:

    “Jack and Diane,” John (Cougar) Mellencamp

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uq-Pf13HQo

  100. KAN says:

    Wow, I esp. love tankobu’s “Secret Agent Man,” & “These Boots”; Rod’s “West End Girls,” & Sally’s “Green Eyed Lady.” Classics!

    A couple more songs I hate but with great intros:

    “Centerfold,” J. Geils Band

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqDjMZKf-wg&ob=av2e

  101. hemajang says:

    Led Zeppelin-Stairway to Heaven
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Q7Vr3yQYWQ&feature=related

    After listening to some of the above, I dropped in Woodstock dvd for some CSN, Alvin Lee, Country Joe, Hendrix, etc. Just replaced my broken Onkyo receiver with a Pioneer 921 AV receiver from Costco (good price)…sounds great except I gotta figure out some of the hdmi settings. Cable box hdmi to receiver not working for some reason.

  102. sally says:

    Another best song on the planet lol

    Crosby Stills Nash & Young… Southern Cross
    http://youtu.be/Bw9gLjEGJrw

  103. sally says:

    Eagles… Hotel California
    http://youtu.be/9Ig-rgeXpF8

    Best song on the planet IMHO

  104. sally says:

    Sugarloaf… Green Eyed Lady
    http://youtu.be/c_DydKnpDsk

  105. sally says:

    Argent… Hold Your Head Up
    http://youtu.be/FBnSWJHawQQ

  106. ct says:

    Of course a lot of Steely Dan has great intros …

    Steely Dan – Do It Again

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJx-coqJl-U&feature=related

  107. ct says:

    Doobie Brothers – Listen to the Music

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVgMzKMgNxw

  108. ct says:

    Hi all … great intros … great music …

    @Linda – Howzit … hope all is well with you

    So howz about …

    Kalapana – All I Want

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ayrWxtEh_c

  109. Rodney says:

    Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood – Santa Esmeralda

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FMdaDEmcDg

  110. LINDA KATO says:

    Rod: Thanks for a great blog topic ❗ Love all the music ❗ 😀

  111. sally says:

    Bob Dylan… Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
    http://youtu.be/pIM03siHuaM

  112. Mark'75 says:

    Whoa Sally: Locomotive Breath! A cassette loooong gone. Great song!

  113. sally says:

    Jethro Tull… Locomotive Breath
    http://youtu.be/SgfHz792Kqs

    Yah baybee!

  114. Mark'75 says:

    FISH Cheer…oh my! LOL

  115. Rodney says:

    Do You Really Want To Hurt Me – Culture Club

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPE1QqKCNSw

  116. tankobu says:

    eh Rod, I saw this great intro song in the sidebar of 99 red balloons:

    “addicted to love” – robert palmer

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcATvu5f9vE&feature=related

  117. Mark'75 says:

    Maybe time for commercial.
    Magnificent Seven

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XDB7GMnbUQ&feature=related

  118. Rodney says:

    @tankobu – Just don’t play the fish cheer at work. LOL

  119. tankobu says:

    thanks for the FISH cheer, Rod. that’s a woodstock highlight for the ages.

    sweet sticky thing is a nice highlight too! 🙂

  120. Rodney says:

    Memories of La Mancha! – Planet Claire – The B-52’s

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47YAcpCa5dM

  121. Rodney says:

    Since it’s still raining: Riders on the Storm – The Doors

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8hwp_P3gKs

  122. Rodney says:

    Since it’s raining: Rhythm of the Rain – The Cascades

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQstQST1GiM

  123. Rodney says:

    One for Shauna and the BEE Hive: Sweet Sticky Thing – Ohio Players

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ta-F4NAVURs

  124. Rodney says:

    One for the hippies: FISH Cheer / Feel Like I’m Fixin’ To Die Rag – Country Joe McDonald

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScxI94XDdtY

  125. tankobu says:

    Thanks Mark’75! thanks for sharing your music too!

  126. tankobu says:

    I gotta do something mellow, odda wise I no can go sleep –

    “for all we know” – carpenters

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exhiNToY3eI

  127. Mark'75 says:

    @tankobu: Jr. Walker and the All Stars, love that cool sax intro!

  128. tankobu says:

    this intro absolutely rocks!

    “R.O.C.K. in the USA” – john cougar mellancamp

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dO_QKwtko4

  129. tankobu says:

    remember the Clash?

    “Rock the Casbah”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4HPdWYwgyw

  130. tankobu says:

    it don’t get funkier than rick james

    “super freak”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvFpRrhK1QQ

  131. tankobu says:

    jr walker and the all stars got mellow too

    “what does it take (to win your love)”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzPQe8JYJns

  132. tankobu says:

    before disco, this song got everybody jumping:

    “shotgun” – jr walker and the allstars

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMs9NudasVI

  133. tankobu says:

    for you disco folks:

    “she works hard for the money” – donna summer

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DsNn1NzxJ8

  134. Mark'75 says:

    Mellow intro.
    Mackey Feary Band – Still There With You

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaCEiUP-x-g&feature=related

  135. CMO says:

    Wow–transported right back to the 70’s with all these intros!

    Here’s Dan Fogelberg’s “Aspen/These Days”:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mrFE-TnvDw&feature=fvwrel

    He also did songs like “To The Morning”, “Longer”, “Leader of the Band”, and “Same Auld Lang Syne”, many with great intros.

  136. tankobu says:

    Mark ’75, I love that song “Sandy”! Wow, what a memory.

    for spanish 200 students:

    “lo mucho que te quiero” rene and rene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3i8_oZoGPJQ

  137. Mark'75 says:

    Another obscure song. Kinda haunting intro.
    Ronny and the Daytonas – Sandy

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5p2f9eCvznY

  138. Rodney says:

    @tankobu – If you can get Sarah Brightman’s DVD – Live in Las Vegas – it’ll be good money spent.

  139. Rodney says:

    Lullabye/ I Remmeber You – Mackey Feary Band

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pI-V7T8HeMI

  140. tankobu says:

    Wow Rod, awesome Sarah Brightman videos! thanks.

  141. tankobu says:

    I like obscure songs ….

    “smile a little smile for me” – flying machine

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BR3xcZ-osqE

  142. tankobu says:

    for da guys:

    “these boots …” – nancy sinatra

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbyAZQ45uww

  143. tankobu says:

    this one too, side b song, hit in hawaii

    “I must be dreaming” – neil sedaka

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsVYn0r0weI

  144. Mark'75 says:

    “Walkin’ My Cat Named Dog,” I thought…what? But, wow, I’ve heard this before! LOL Neat!

  145. Rodney says:

    Harem – Sarah Brightman
    If you enjoy “bollywood” dancing – watch this video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rccJhrDqC-c

  146. tankobu says:

    one nadda obscure song, but popular in hawaii

    “creators of rain” – smokey and his sister

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR7uJA8QZBo

  147. tankobu says:

    this song was a hit only in hawaii it seems like – for the class of ’70, I still get chicken skin when I hear this intro:

    “one day of your life” – alex keenan

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-TqQslxYEI

  148. tankobu says:

    here’s one real obscure song, cool intro:

    “walking my cat named dog” – norma tanega

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPZVrmJ2HH8

  149. tankobu says:

    howzit Mark’75, howzit Rod,

    Yup, music makes life sweet!

    “oh pretty woman” – roy orbison

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFG-4RtPSkY

  150. Mark'75 says:

    @Rodney: Yeah, yeah!!! LOL

  151. tankobu says:

    “secret agent man” – johnny rivers

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9RMrva2nvQ

  152. Mark'75 says:

    @tankobu: Beatles…timeless!

  153. Rodney says:

    @Mark’75 – Child of December. If you close your eyes when you listen to it – you can almost feel yourself slow dancing with some girl at a social. LOL

  154. tankobu says:

    “rhythm of the rain” – cascades

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQstQST1GiM

  155. Rodney says:

    Howzit tankobu! Gotta love music.

  156. tankobu says:

    my favorite beatles ballad:

    “this boy”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFMVdnoBHCI

  157. tankobu says:

    this one rocks

    “I fought the law” – bobby fuller four

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0sI6eFarFE

  158. tankobu says:

    the greatest intro:

    “layla” – derek and the dominoes

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WUdlaLWSVM

  159. tankobu says:

    “close to you” – carpenters

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87XQKCXfFjQ

  160. tankobu says:

    my favorite song:

    “my girl” – temptations

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltRwmgYEUr8

  161. tankobu says:

    “my hawaii” – by the rascals, here covered by the krush

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bER5qd6lwpM

  162. tankobu says:

    “going up the country” – canned heat

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYRgZWg0zXo

  163. Mark'75 says:

    Short little funky intro.
    Dionne Warwick – Paper Mache

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nktB4R9VFZ4&feature=related

  164. tankobu says:

    “satisfaction” – rolling stones

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_VbImuG71M

  165. tankobu says:

    great songs everybody! I like get some chops in…

    “like a rolling stone” – Bob Dylan

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLiLSRKms30&feature=fvst

  166. Mark'75 says:

    @Rodney: Child of December! Wow! When the song came on after the intro, the lyrics popped into my head. Must have been stored somewhere, lost in my brain. Oh my gosh…haven’t heard that one in years…thanks!

  167. KAN says:

    This is ridiculous, but it fits:

    Theme to “The Blob,” written by Burt Bacharach:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCtcgI4BcIQ

  168. KAN says:

    “Sing Your Praise to the Lord,” Amy Grant (before she went mainstream)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIPRSzVHfCM

  169. ankleBYTERS says:

    And one of my favorites……

    Dire Straits – Money For Nothing

    http://youtu.be/dlPjxz4LGak

  170. ankleBYTERS says:

    Guess Who – These Eyes

    http://youtu.be/eT4Qp0tYfBg

  171. ankleBYTERS says:

    Stevie Ray Vaughan – Pride And Joy

    http://youtu.be/NU0MF8pwktg

  172. ankleBYTERS says:

    Led Zeppelin – Whole Lottta Love

    http://youtu.be/Mln0RciE2o0

  173. ankleBYTERS says:

    The Tokens – The Lion Sleeps Tonight

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LBmUwi6mEo

  174. ankleBYTERS says:

    Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W55Smyyzs58

  175. ankleBYTERS says:

    Yes – Roundabout</strong)

    http://youtu.be/YPOTg-7pV64

  176. ankleBYTERS says:

    Proco Harum – Whiter Shade of Pale (both extra verses)

    http://youtu.be/PYBqv3NIqho

  177. ankleBYTERS says:

    Pet Shop Boys – It’s A Sin

    http://youtu.be/rf3Ay1Y2Kks

  178. KAN says:

    From Sweetie:

    “The Stranger” by Billy Joel

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnlvPoDU5LY

  179. LINDA KATO says:

    KAN and sweetie, thanks for all the music memories. Haven’t heard these songs in a long time ❗ 😀

  180. KAN says:

    One more from Sweetie:

    “Don’t Call On Me” from The Monkees, complete with hotel-lounge ambiance intro/closing

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcZj5scb5FY

  181. KAN says:

    “Spaceman” by Harry Nilsson (another Sweetie contribution)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3j8LDZreZ7M&feature=related

  182. KAN says:

    “Hanky Panky” into “Life Saver” by Chicago

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMKXpbl2Aus&feature=related

    (although Sweetie is disappointed that the full bleepy-synth intro is not in this clip; you can hear a touch of it at the start)

  183. KAN says:

    “Wishing You Were Here,” Chicago (sound effects in the beginning)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7kPXthwiWA&feature=related

  184. KAN says:

    Sweetie wonders if this qualifies for this category:

    “Remember (Christmas),” Nilsson

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JU1IMXe8EkI

  185. KAN says:

    “Smoke on the Water,” Deep Purple

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WX_4FNoto4

  186. KAN says:

    Another song I can’t stand, but that’s an iconic intro

    “Dust in the Wind,” Kansas

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tH2w6Oxx0kQ&ob=av2e

  187. KAN says:

    “Sand,” done here by the legendary Jerry Byrd & sung by Gary Aiko (Aunty Genoa Keawe’s son):

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXEP5DFDMM4

  188. KAN says:

    “Old Fashioned Love Song,” Three Dog Night

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNglSUBkduA

  189. KAN says:

    Sweetie sez:

    “Jungleland,” Bruce Springsteen

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yT0xoxM8jGY

  190. KAN says:

    Okay, this is obscure

    “Wax Minute,” Mike Nesmith. Great tune, lyrics make no sense.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Klsu3k5lF1E

  191. KAN says:

    Sweetie sez:

    “Daydream Believer,” the Monkees

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nmxmJ3Fp0k

    (This particular version has a bit of dialog in the very beginning.)

  192. KAN says:

    Hey, what happened to my post?

    Sweetie (the big prog rock fan) sez:

    “Roundabout,” Yes

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPOTg-7pV64

  193. KAN says:

    Sweetie (the big prog rock fan) sez:

    “Roundabout,” Yes

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPOTg-7pV64

  194. KAN says:

    Sweetie sez:

    “Summer in the City,” The Lovin’ Spoonful

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1_8909dNJ0

  195. KAN says:

    Sweetie sez:

    “Rubber Ducky,” Ernie

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HOMh8aghQk

  196. KAN says:

    Sweetie (who apparently still doesn’t want to post on his own) sez:

    “While You See a Chance, Take It,” Steve Winwood

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XS513FRfbwE

    Apparently, this intro exists b/c when the song was first recorded, the original beginning was erased.

  197. LINDA KATO says:

    Thanks for all the songs everyone ❗ 😀

    Isn’t it fun when Rod has a music blog ❓ ❗ Love it ❗ 😀

  198. ankleBYTERS says:

    Bruce Hornsby and the Range – The Way It Is

    http://youtu.be/GlRQjzltaMQ

  199. ankleBYTERS says:

    Cream – Sunshine of Your Love

    http://youtu.be/nPJL96fbV5Q

  200. ankleBYTERS says:

    Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl

    http://youtu.be/TG8Ect3Xn7w

  201. ankleBYTERS says:

    Who – Won’t get fooled again

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rp6-wG5LLqE

  202. ankleBYTERS says:

    Moody Blues – Your Wildest Dreams

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nl_3oT1Up8o

  203. ankleBYTERS says:

    Rush – A Farewell To Kings

    http://youtu.be/cu1UIEQ5QGs

  204. ankleBYTERS says:

    Survivor – Eye of the Tiger

    http://youtu.be/2b2Mbl_QhGo

  205. ankleBYTERS says:

    Europe – The Final Countdown

    http://youtu.be/9jK-NcRmVcw

  206. ankleBYTERS says:

    Manfred Mann – Blinded by the Light

    http://youtu.be/OlBifX0H3yg

  207. ankleBYTERS says:

    The Hollies – Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP94PlEtsEQ

  208. ankleBYTERS says:

    Creedence Clearwater Revival – I Heard It Through The Grapevine

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXJQOWsp6f4

  209. ankleBYTERS says:

    Vanilla Fudge – You Keep Me Hanging On

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdLRoOYk50o

  210. ankleBYTERS says:

    Iron Butterfly – In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LHNmG0X4t4

  211. ankleBYTERS says:

    Creedence Clearwater Revival – Suzie Q

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJe5sMBpnNY

  212. dihudfan says:

    hoz’ bout, Queen… Bohemian Rhapsody…

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ9rUzIMcZQ&ob=av2e

  213. dihudfan says:

    somewhere over the rainbow… bro iz…

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1bFr2SWP1I

  214. KAN says:

    “Could It Be Magic,” Barry Manilow

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDEynk7SwxE

  215. KAN says:

    Sally made me think of:

    “A Whiter Shade of Pale,” Procol Harum

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mb3iPP-tHdA

  216. KAN says:

    “If It’s Magic,” Stevie Wonder

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fX36mGEqfw4

  217. KAN says:

    “The Sound of the Sea Surrounds Me,” The Brothers Cazimero

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEjfhFI3GOM

  218. KAN says:

    “Stairway to Heaven,” Led Zeppelin

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9TGj2jrJk8

  219. KAN says:

    This is a very entaining intro:

    “Huli Huli Chicken,” Barefoot Natives (aka Willie K and Eric Gilliom, Amy’s brother):

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9USMCgKUBEc

  220. KAN says:

    Barry Manilow’s entire “2 A.M. Paradise Cafe” album is one long set of songs using melodies from one song on the album as an intro for another on the album.

  221. KAN says:

    “It Ain’t Necessarily So,” Miles Davis. He took a line from another song from Porgy & Bess, “I Got Plenty of Nuthin’,” and used it as an intro here.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uqtzuGtjuA

  222. KAN says:

    “All You Need Is Love,” The Beatles

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4p8qxGbpOk

  223. KAN says:

    I don’t know if you count bird song as an intro, but if so, “Lovin’ You,” Minnie Riperton. Personally, I can’t stand this song, but I do admire Ms. R’s multi-octave range.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kE0pwJ5PMDg

  224. KAN says:

    Herb Ohta Jr. is a master of great intros and outros. Here’s his version of “Over the Rainbow.” (I have severe chime envy – he does them so effortlessly.)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rV2zs6ueLJM

  225. KAN says:

    “Baker Street,” Gerry Rafferty. Love that wailing sax intro.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsXjCp_f1h4

  226. KAN says:

    This is a longer live version of the song, with an extended intro. Give it a minute (or longer) and then you’ll hear the more familiar intro that was on the hit version of the record.

    “On the Border,” Al Stewart.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2x3_CUdXo2w

  227. KAN says:

    “Your Secret’s Safe With Me,” Michael Franks

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAOfl-PAwRc

  228. KAN says:

    “How Can I Get Over,” originally done by Pure Heart, done here by Jon Yamasato (w Herb Ohta Jr. doing the iconic `ukulele intro) & Jennifer Perri.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMWr7Agci6M

  229. KAN says:

    “Isn’t She Lovely,” Stevie Wonder

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-n3Ydy7ras

  230. KAN says:

    “Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes,” Edison Lighthouse

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tr6H1a7YUac

  231. KAN says:

    Don’tcha hate when work interferes with your personal life??? Busy morning.

    ct got a lot of the ones I had been thinking of (“Breezin'” & “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is”) already, so I gotta dig deeper.

    “Ku`u Home o Kahalu`u,” Olomana

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HI0hkdyU1tY

  232. LINDA KATO says:

    ct: So nice to hear from you ❗ 😀

  233. LINDA KATO says:

    Good morning MLCers ❗ Happy Monday ❗ 😀

    I’ll let you high tech posters, post all the songs ❗

    Have a great day everyone ❗ 😀

  234. Kage says:

    Good Morning.

  235. hemajang says:

    Short jetliner intro to “Back in the U.S.S.R.”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c66NZDB_1tc

  236. M says:

    guud morning MLCers!

  237. ankleBYTERS says:

    Simple Minds – Don’t You (Forget About Me)

    http://youtu.be/ktWWLYmfMIM

  238. ankleBYTERS says:

    Thompson Twins – Love On Your Side

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7gZ6hlsruY&t=24s

  239. ankleBYTERS says:

    King Crimson – 21st Century Schizoid Man

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6_B6zhENrQ

  240. ankleBYTERS says:

    Guns N’ Roses – Welcome To The Jungle

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1tj2zJ2Wvg

  241. ankleBYTERS says:

    Curtis Mayfield – Move On Up

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Z66wVo7uNw

  242. sally says:

    Lynyrd Skynyrd… Sweet Home Alabama
    http://youtu.be/ye5BuYf8q4o

  243. sally says:

    Lydia Pense and Cold Blood… Kissing My Love
    http://youtu.be/TE5U5DK5rjw

  244. sally says:

    KAN??? Sweetie??? Where are you guys?

  245. sally says:

    Makaha Sons… Ke Alaula
    http://youtu.be/_myBFv6c3w0

  246. sally says:

    Loverboy… Turn Me Loose
    http://youtu.be/TnHm4ro_l8s

  247. sally says:

    Conquistador… Procul Harum
    http://youtu.be/3YCpE1-7QZw

    wow, I forgot how good this song was!

  248. 72view says:

    Chicago:

    Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-2rkWL8nx4&feature=related

  249. ct says:

    Okay … leave you with one of my all time favorites … although the intro is only about 15 seconds … good nite everyone …

    Summer Sun – Jamestown Massacre

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQfo2iFP-g4

  250. ct says:

    Okay … one more …

    Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel – Tavares

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vu7RSfHYH74

  251. ct says:

    Okay I’ll leave you with just one more …

    Chicago – 25 or 6 to 4

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLiuMkGCOC4

  252. ct says:

    Tommy James & The Shondells – Crystal Blue Persuasion

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7M0r1iSeiHU&feature=related

  253. ct says:

    The other Santana … Jorge … Malo – Suavecito

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmTNKNcGOQU

  254. ct says:

    Another classic … America – Riverside

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3msTQV81yY

  255. ct says:

    Tower of Power – You’re Still A Young Man

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AX2lvItpXCo

  256. ct says:

    And of course their other hit … Lighthouse – One Fine Morning

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8uPNyIgmdY

  257. ct says:

    @Rod – Howzit … howz about … Beginnings – Chicago

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-S-Z4Vh1ieA

  258. Rodney says:

    Yup, the Queen of Disco!

  259. JindoMaster808 says:

    Rod – Donna Summer brings back a lot of memories!

  260. Rodney says:

    JM808 – that reminds me of another Donna Summer one: On The Radio

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPzMxB2uct0

  261. Rodney says:

    Keep them coming – my playlist is growing!
    *waiting for KAN (and sweetie) to chime in

  262. JindoMaster808 says:

    Pablo Cruise: Zero to Sixty in Five http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iMcfYaP3XM
    I love one of the comments: “If you don’t dig it…you’re not old enuf !!!” 🙂

  263. sally says:

    Stevie Wonder… Golden Lady
    http://youtu.be/NA6OCGLCUec

  264. Rodney says:

    Miniature/Tin Man – America

    poor quality video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORlq0141Mzw

  265. JindoMaster808 says:

    Sally I see you’re still up, too!

    Donna Summer: Last Dance http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hW_iiuyQS9A

  266. JindoMaster808 says:

    Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody

  267. sally says:

    American Woman … The Guess Who
    http://youtu.be/4Fzk0Fefq4w

  268. sally says:

    k k k … song….

    Elton John: Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding
    http://youtu.be/3p_xAToFzck

  269. sally says:

    Do you know that Eye In The Skye is our HI 74 Birthday Babies karoke song? Well, one song of about 500? LOL

    Dean, Me, and another guy we always have to sing it. Love the song!

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