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Abba sidefight

Postby Bjam » Thu Nov 24, 2005 8:42 pm

So, er, anyone interested in doing a sidefight of Abba? I'll happily run it, but would anyone be into it?

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Due: February 14th 2006 (tentatively)

Sven – Knowing Me Knowing You
JB – Super Trouper
Brad and THC – SOS
bzl – Hey Hey Helen
Erik – Dancing Queen
Egg – I Am The City
Bjam – I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
J$ – Winner Takes It All
Jim Tyrrell – Fernando
Andy Balham – Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight)
Starfinger – Mamma Mia
stueym – I have a dream
Mal – Chiqitita
The Cheap Bastards(mc3p0) – Summer Night City
Bolio – Name of the game
Niveous – The Visitors
Caravan Ray – Does Your Mother Know
Deshead – All Your Love On Me
Erin – Voulez-Vous
The BeWells – Take A Chance On Me
Roymond – Waterloo
Carol Cleveland – Happy New Year
RxW – Money, Money, Money
Rinkydink – Thank You For The Music
Steve Durand – Fernando

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Either e-mail/PM/IM me an mp3 link, or send me it as an mp3 and I'll host it on my site. Please don't make your mp3 huge.

Then I can do a page and a poll so you can vote for your favourite.
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Postby Märk » Thu Nov 24, 2005 8:43 pm

In, definitely. I take dibs on 'SOS', unless brad wants to do that one, in which case, I'll do 'Knowing Me, Knowing You'
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Postby blue » Thu Nov 24, 2005 9:01 pm

dibs on "Heart of Glass"
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Postby jb » Thu Nov 24, 2005 9:07 pm

I REAAAAAAALLY want to do Super Trouper. But I dunno if I can, depending on how quick Bjam wants this to pop off. All my gear's still in storage. I wouldn't want to phone it in via garageband. :/


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Postby brad » Thu Nov 24, 2005 9:20 pm

I think I would like to do SOS as it is currently my most favorite ABBA song if Sven doesn't mind.
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Postby bz£ » Thu Nov 24, 2005 9:28 pm

jb wrote:I REAAAAAAALLY want to do Super Trouper. But I dunno if I can, depending on how quick Bjam wants this to pop off. All my gear's still in storage.

Ditto, except, put "Hey Hey Helen" in the song title part.
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Postby Bjam » Thu Nov 24, 2005 9:35 pm

When would a good time be? I'm thinking people will be getting crazy busy for the holidays, so it might not be so good. So... January? February? *shrug* Valentines Day Abba fight? That'd give you 2-3 months. Or is that too long?
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Postby Märk » Thu Nov 24, 2005 10:04 pm

Agreed, bjam, plus the GoM is going on too, so Valentine's day would be perfect. Plus, it's my birthday the next day, so it would be like an internet bday present to listen to a bunch of ABBA covers. And stuff.
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Postby Bjam » Thu Nov 24, 2005 10:11 pm

Sven wrote:Agreed, bjam, plus the GoM is going on too, so Valentine's day would be perfect. Plus, it's my birthday the next day, so it would be like an internet bday present to listen to a bunch of ABBA covers. And stuff.


Hey, my birthday's on Valentine's day itself. Abba sidefight/Sven and Bjam birthday present.

So. Er, post if you want in I guess, then I'll do a big list some time in a week or two.
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Postby erik » Thu Nov 24, 2005 10:14 pm

Oh, I will probably do this, and do "Dancing Queen".
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Postby Märk » Thu Nov 24, 2005 11:03 pm

brad wrote:I think I would like to do SOS as it is currently my most favorite ABBA song if Sven doesn't mind.


It's yours, dude.
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Postby Egg » Thu Nov 24, 2005 11:41 pm

"I Am the City"

I am.
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Postby Bjam » Thu Nov 24, 2005 11:49 pm

I'm in for I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do.
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Postby j$ » Fri Nov 25, 2005 12:35 am

erikb wrote:Oh, I will probably do this, and do "Dancing Queen".


Damn! But that's my song! I feel the beat of the tambourine every day of my life! *pout*

In which case I call dibs on one of the following Abba songs

1. Waterloo
2. The Day Before You Came

Unless anybody else had plans to do these.

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Postby jimtyrrell » Fri Nov 25, 2005 12:58 am

I'll have to re-familiarize myself with Abba's catalog. This sounds like a good challenge, though, so count me in pending a song choice. (Suggestions welcome)
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Postby j$ » Fri Nov 25, 2005 12:59 am

jimtyrrell wrote:I'll have to re-familiarize myself with Abba's catalog. This sounds like a good challenge, though, so count me in pending a song choice. (Suggestions welcome)


'Fernando', definitely! Or 'Money Money Money' ....
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Postby Andy Balham » Fri Nov 25, 2005 1:50 am

Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight) please.

I find myself pondering how Johnny Cash or Elvis would have delivered it.
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Postby Caravan Ray » Fri Nov 25, 2005 2:55 am

Andy Balham wrote:Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight) please.

I find myself pondering how Johnny Cash or Elvis would have delivered it.

...or Johnny Cashpoint



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Postby deshead » Fri Nov 25, 2005 6:41 am

I can't figure out if blue's kidding.

Either way, I'm in, and I call Lay All Your Love On Me. A Valentine's day deadline works. Gives me time to recruit a choir.

(Also: we need a Dancing Queen sidefight-sidefight...)
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Postby jimtyrrell » Fri Nov 25, 2005 6:49 am

j$ wrote:
jimtyrrell wrote:(Suggestions welcome)


'Fernando', definitely!


This one sounds good. The lyrics look pretty cool, and I kind of remember hearing the tune back in the day. I'll source a copy of the song and get to work.

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Postby j$ » Fri Nov 25, 2005 7:27 am

I have Abba Gold - if anyone needs an mp3 of the song to remind themselves I can run them one off tonight ... I might just mp3ise and upload the whole album to my website actually ... it only has the hits on it, not any album tracks ...

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Postby Bjam » Fri Nov 25, 2005 7:37 am

First post is gonna have the due date and who's in.
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