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Ya shoulda walked to Lidl at Burgess Hill, think how much you'd save then.:victory:

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I was thinking more of what you'd save in bus fare, or even more with taxi fare. Cheers !

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Hi bk   can't say where every one gone but !!! I can tell you 

 

Where all the flowers have gone 

Young girls have picked them every one

OH!!!  When will they ever learn 

 

just thought I would add

 this bit of nonsense.

 

 

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On 4/22/2022 at 4:00 PM, mary1947 said:

Where all the flowers have gone 

Young girls have picked them every one

OH!!!  When will they ever learn

One of Pete Seegers better known "protest" songs. He wrote some great music such as If I Had A Hammer, Kisses Sweeter Than Wine and the Byrds hit Turn, Turn, Turn where I think the words have a biblical origin and a song often played on Children's Favourites, Little Boxes mad famous by Burl Ives.

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The lyrics of the 'Turn, turn, turn' song were inspired by the Bible.  Ecclesiastes chapter 3

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5 hours ago, MargieH said:

The lyrics of the 'Turn, turn, turn' song were inspired by the Bible.  Ecclesiastes chapter 3

Great lyrics. Are there any other pop song lyrics in or from the bible?

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Oz, there are several ... I knew some and and looked up others.

 

'Writing on the wall' written by Sam Smith for the Bond film 'Spectre'. The title is from Daniel chapter 3

 

'Hallelujah' written by Leonard Cohen, has some strange lyrics, but it is thought to refer to David the Psalmist playing music for King Saul.  Also the song seems to mention the cutting of Samson's hair by Delilah!

 

'Where is the love' by the Black eyed peas mentions 'turning the other cheek' which are Jesus' words about how Christians are supposed to treat people who treat them badly

 

'By the rivers of Babylon' Boney M  This is about the time the Israelites were in captivity in Babylon and were singing songs about their real homeland in Jerusalem (Zion)

 

'Gangster's paradise' by Coolio starts with words from Psalm 23

 

The song '40 ' by U2 is taken directly from Psalm 40

 

I'm sure there are more but I think this will do :) 

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I was a massive fan of Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Queen. What great songwriters. Also The Bee Gees, used to have a photo of Barry on the inside of my wardrobe door, very retro. Before the pandemic went to see Barry (on his own obvs) and Paul Simon. Paul wasn’t that brilliant I have to say but Barry was good. Also Fleetwood Mac who were amazing and very lucky to see all the original members, before Buckingham left. Have seen Queen many times with Freddie, Paul Rodgers and Adam Lambert (he is so good). Rodders of course is the ultimate showman.

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