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Re: FCF Desert Island Discs

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Ok Neil you have:
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6 correct songs mentioned. I can only award 40 points so far including the first 10 for Son of my Father. :-D I will not award points for one of two options being right!! :lol: That leaves you with 2 choices to specify and three more to change. The four you have right were John Lennon, Jimmy Nail, Chicory Tip and Procal Harem! Is that marking sufficient? :-D
So Neil has now claimed 40 points in total!! Come on the rest!!

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Re: FCF Desert Island Discs

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mickthemaverick wrote:
07 May 2020, 11:13
Ok Neil you have: etc
Lets see if I can apply some guessing logic to get my own knocked off list up to 6 before I go for my daily "Life on Mars" fix.

So the career timeline on one of those choices is startish to finishish I'm thinking that your passion for the band will have been ingrained long before the later release, so I've plumped for the earlier one.

On the second one whats the greater influence on liking something? A personal connection, or a universally recognised standard. Bit unsure on this one, I mean as reported on here before I put the B side to a particular version of the more well known song on in a York station refreshment room. So I'm plumping for the "other one".

Changes highlighted in purple in the spoiler...……….
Might as well have a go at the 3 definitely wrong....changes in Purple too

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Correct so far
2 Chicory Tip Son of My Father
5 Jimmy Nail Big River
7 John Lennon go for the obvious Imagine
8 Procul Harum go for the obvious again A Whiter Shade of Pale

Incorrect
6 John Denver Back Home Again X Calypso
4 Frank Sinatra First choice They cant take that away from me X New York New York
1 Bing Crosby First Choice Gone Fishin' X lets get white chrismas out of the way :-D

Invalid submissions but 2 of the songs are right?

3 Elton John go for Candle in the wind second choice Something about the way you look tonight invalid submission
9 The Beatles first choice She Loves You second choice Let it be invalid submission

Regards Neil

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Re: FCF Desert Island Discs

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Back at you: :-D
NewcastleFalcon wrote:
07 May 2020, 12:14
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Correct so far
2 Chicory Tip Son of My Father
5 Jimmy Nail Big River
7 John Lennon go for the obvious Imagine
8 Procul Harum go for the obvious again A Whiter Shade of Pale

Incorrect
6 John Denver Back Home Again X Calypso XThis will be the hardest one to get as it is very much a personal favourite but you may get some inspiration from, I believe, the biggest selling book of all time!!
4 Frank Sinatra First choice They cant take that away from me X New York New York X
1 Bing Crosby First Choice Gone Fishin' X lets get white chrismas out of the way :-D X

Invalid submissions but 2 of the songs are right?

3 Elton John go for Candle in the wind second choice Something about the way you look tonight invalid submission
9 The Beatles first choice She Loves You second choice Let it be invalid submission X

Regards Neil
So now he has 50 points and a guaranteed 10 more on the way. Come on chaps!!!

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Re: FCF Desert Island Discs

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mickthemaverick wrote:
07 May 2020, 12:28
Back at you: :-D
So these will be the six right!
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Correct so far
2 Chicory Tip Son of My Father
5 Jimmy Nail Big River
7 John Lennon go for the obvious Imagine
8 Procul Harum go for the obvious again A Whiter Shade of Pale
3 Elton John go for Candle in the wind second choice Something about the way you look tonight [/b]
9 The Beatles first choice She Loves You second choice Let it be
and the three left need a bit more guesswork
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Incorrect
6 John Denver Back Home Again X Calypso XThis will be the hardest one to get as it is very much a personal favourite but you may get some inspiration from, I believe, the biggest selling book of all time!!
4 Frank Sinatra First choice They cant take that away from me X New York New York X
1 Bing Crosby First Choice Gone Fishin' X lets get white chrismas out of the way :-D X
I'll have a ponder

Regards Neil

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Re: FCF Desert Island Discs

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
07 May 2020, 13:45

I'll have a ponder

Regards Neil
That is correct,! =D>
Take note everyone, Neil now has 60 points and needs some competition!! :-D

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Having done some pondering of my own and deciding I need to get a move on as there's not many artists left to choose from, and as now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtain before Neil gets all the points , my friend, I'll make it clear-ish, I'll state my case in a roundabout sort of way, of which I am not at all certain but it's a stab in the dark. Is the Sinatra one 'My Way' ? :-D

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Indeed it is Bobins so thats 10 points for you and saved the clean sweep (I'm being mean here :twisted: but I am doing it My Way :-D )

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
06 May 2020, 19:13
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While we wait for the next FCF Member to join in with their own selection of 9 Albums to take to the desert island

Here's a tune from Eric Coates to get you in the mood....By the Sleepy Lagoon



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…...and from Micks Quiz, These are my completed answers cobbled together during the course of the day with a bit of guidance. I have put them in the spoiler should others want to work them out for themselves.
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1 Bing Crosby Danny Boy
2 Chicory Tip Son of My Father
3 Elton John Something about the way you look tonight
4 Frank Sinatra My Way
5 Jimmy Nail Big River
6 John Denver Matthew
7 John Lennon Imagine
8 Procul Harum A Whiter Shade of Pale
9 The Beatles Let it be
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Re: FCF Desert Island Discs

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
07 May 2020, 21:09

Here's a tune from Eric Coates to get you in the mood....By the Sleepy Lagoon



REgards Neil
For a measly 10 points, and without looking it up, towards where was Eric Coates looking that inspired him to write By The Sleepy Lagoon ? A clue - it's on the south coast :-D

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Well done Neil, that's a full set for which you score 80 points because Bobins got ten points earlier!! Well done indeed, I will mark any other answers if you want to have a go yourself and then I'll openly post my list at the weekend.

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Re: FCF Desert Island Discs

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bobins wrote:
07 May 2020, 21:27
NewcastleFalcon wrote:
07 May 2020, 21:09

Here's a tune from Eric Coates to get you in the mood....By the Sleepy Lagoon

REgards Neil
For a measly 10 points, and without looking it up, towards where was Eric Coates looking that inspired him to write By The Sleepy Lagoon ? A clue - it's on the south coast :-D
Pure Guess, on the beach at Sandbanks looking across to the other side where Harry Rednap did his series? :)

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South Coast is it festooned with lagoons that are sleepy? There's a bit at Poole Poole Harbour? Brownsea Island...would have to look it up to get the right name, or maybe that long road that goes out to Portland-ish has a lagoon on the landward side of the "bar". There's the Loe-Bar which I have been to in Cornwall with the beach and a Lagoon behind that's quite sleepy. If I had to plump for one it would be Portland.....some link there with the filming of the Dambusters which has Eric Coates associations too I think!

Yes I'm not a South Coast local by any means!

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A clue - specially for Neil to try and narrow it down:

Even with the royal connection, it's a bit of a bugger :-D

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Then that means Lyme Regis or Bognor Regis, so I'll plump for Bognor as per bugger?:
https://www.bognor.today/westcam