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At random I have selected 1971 as the year for the nostalgic March 1st lookback to what was in the top 40 singles for the week including 1st March.

I guarantee only a miniscule amount of effort is required to have a look at the chart and select a song to join in with the first day thread, this 1st March 2022.
1971 Official Chart for week including 1st March.
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There are a number of excellent tracks in that Top 40 and I found it difficult to pick my favourite. So in the end I have picked two which I cannot choose between for my own selfish personal reasons. So my selections are Your Song from Elton John and My Way from Frank Sinatra!! Make of that what you will! :-D
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mickthemaverick wrote:
01 Mar 2022, 19:23
There are a number of excellent tracks in that Top 40
Absolutely from top to bottom. T. Rex with a couple, Atomic Rooster, Deep Purple, the number one by Mungo Jerry is a belting song which at the time was great, super live performance on some of the youtube vids, but cant get past the lyrics now. The one by CCS "Walking'" is also a force of nature. First one I chose to listen to was Ashton Gardner and Dyke though so here it is...



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I simply put 1960 to 2022 in random.org and out popped 1971 for the chart selection

Nice to know a number noticers unlikely coincidence has occurred once again.
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No photo's but I was surprised to see lots of ice around when I went to collect my car.
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myglaren wrote:
01 Mar 2022, 20:54
No photo's but I was surprised to see lots of ice around when I went to collect my car.
This was my fleet earlier today, not hard ice but enough to do a finger drawing :-D
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First day trivia quiz question 1
On March 1st 2006 what did this unassuming station become famous on the world wide web for :?:

Jordanhill Railway Station
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Just been watching Middlesbro knock Spurs out of the cup!! Loved it. :-D
As for the trivia question would that be the 1,000,000th post on Wikipedia? :-D
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mickthemaverick wrote:
01 Mar 2022, 23:40
Just been watching Middlesbro knock Spurs out of the cup!! Loved it. :-D
As for the trivia question would that be the 1,000,000th post on Wikipedia? :-D
Yes that's correct on the trivia question, and it was great to see the youngster's joy as he scored the winning goal and he fairly lashed it into the net. Great night for the supporters.

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The first day is upon us again. New month first day original pictures, new month calendar pages etc etc but an original image done/taken this very day. Thread expires at the end of today.
The calendars at Chez Falcon have been turned over
Lovely Ruby
Lovely Ruby
The Countryfile bunny
The Countryfile bunny
Also of course a random nostalgic look back at the official British Singles chart for March the first, with the cut off period of 1960 to 2022.

So using old faithful random.org came up with 2014...not sure its going to be a vintage crop, but that's what has been selected.
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and the chart for the week containing 1st April 2014
https://www.officialcharts.com/charts/s ... 0330/7501/

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Just wasted 5 minutes of my life reading through that chart. I only recognised 3 artists, Gary Barlow, James Blunt and a girl whose name I've already forgotten again and not a single track so I'll give choosing a favourite track from that list a miss!! So my favourite track from 2014 was probably Silverstone!! :-D
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If you have a scan down that 2014 chart, perhaps its a little too easy to dismiss, as not being in your comfort zone era.

There is at least one piece of music on that chart which can stir the emotions. It was composed by Christina Perri and David Hodges in at number 80 on the chart in the week of 1st April 2014 after spending 77 weeks on the chart.

I have put an instrumental cover of it on the PE Jukebox, itself with 203 million views. Check out Christina's original with the words but be prepared to dab a tear from your eye.

viewtopic.php?p=713444#p713444

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I did better than scan, I read every entry and on rechecking still no change!! I played the video on the jukebox and I'm afraid that didn't do it for me either!! I agree about the cello being an emotional instrument, even melancholic, but it just doesn't have any effect on me apart from wanting to turn it off!! :-D
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Now for some proper first day originals from today April 1st 2022..

What's the weather like :?: ...Will the day be warm and bright, or will it snow? Done both really.
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What's in bloom?
Daffodils in an abandoned garden, and currants of unspecified colour could be red, white or black
Daffodils in an abandoned garden, and currants of unspecified colour could be red, white or black
What about an April 1st Bunny?
smile please
smile please
What about something totally random?
Eyes a bit too close together?
Eyes a bit too close together?
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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
01 Apr 2022, 13:33
If you have a scan down that 2014 chart, perhaps its a little too easy to dismiss, as not being in your comfort zone era.

There is at least one piece of music on that chart which can stir the emotions. It was composed by Christina Perri and David Hodges in at number 80 on the chart in the week of 1st April 2014 after spending 77 weeks on the chart.

I have put an instrumental cover of it on the PE Jukebox, itself with 203 million views. Check out Christina's original with the words but be prepared to dab a tear from your eye.

viewtopic.php?p=713444#p713444

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I will of course suggest an alternative cover, am sure you can guess who by, with Fernando Varela

have listened to the original a was unimpressed.



May be the time to say that her original family name was originally Ivanko, Ukrainian, and she is the great granddaughter of a Ukrainian princess.