Questions tagged [identify-this-song]

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"Are you going to leave me here alone and forsake your own country?"

I'm trying to remember a folk song I heard (recorded, sung by a man with a guitar) as a child. The only part I can remember now is from the refrain, which goes Singing Jimmy, dearest Jimmy, On ...
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Identifying background tune in How to Get Away With Murder 3x09

I'm trying to find out the name of the song that plays on S03E09 of the How to Get Away With Murder TV series, starting about 24:30 min, when Wes fires Vince (his lawyer). The song has no lyrics and I ...
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Power Pop song - "Living in Boston... say hello, say hello"

This is a song I encountered on another song identification board, and it seems like it may have been sought for in a couple of other forums without luck. It was a modern power pop song, reminiscent ...
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What piece of waltz is quoted by Victor Wooten in this SMV concert?

Here is the link to the video (at 47s), from the SMV (Staley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Victor Wooten) concert at the Vitoria Gasteiz Jazz Festival (in 2009).
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Name of song with lyrics "let it shine"

I heard a song in yoga class that I enjoyed very much but never had a chance to ask what is was. It's in f minor and has a strong beat. The tempo, key, and feel is quite reminiscent of "Staying Alive"...
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Devil's Tower B5F YouTube Video - anime song with Japanese lyrics

I have recently came across in YouTube as below: Devil's Tower B5F (END Boss) I would like to know the background song (I believe it's a song from an anime) used in ...
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70's or 80's Sci-Fi themed animated video, what is it?

There was this video I saw on TV, as little kid while I was visiting family in California around 35 years ago. The video was animated in the same style as the movie Heavy Metal but it absolutely was ...
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Classical piece used as hold music on call to local GP

I heard it while on hold calling my local GP. Very familiar sounding. I tried to Shazam it but didn't work. I put the first few notes into the sequencer.
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60s/70s song, lyrics "Sweet my little baby", possibly Led Zeppelin

The song is very close to what Led Zeppelin sounds like. If it helps I will try to explain what some of the non words sounds sound like with 0 to 10 with 0 being lowest pitch you can commonly find in ...
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What is the oldest known Christmas carol, and what is known about it?

Carols go back at least to Medieval Europe, and the form is associated with Christmas, though not exclusive to it. What is the oldest known Christmas carol? What is known about it? Composer? Place of ...
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Identify melody used in a production of Waiting for Godot for "the dog song"

I'm exasperatedly seeking the melody behind this scene in a BBC production of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, starting here at the 1:04:18 mark. Singing more slowly, with a lilt, feels helpful. ...
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Rock song with music clip about guy blowing his adult to the moon using guitar

The clip has story similar to Twisted Sister - We're not gonna take it. Sort of little guy is being yelled at for probably wasting his life. He then pushes a giant speaker to the living room, where ...
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Japanese Folk Song "Sunayama"

There is a Japanese folk song called Sunayama and I think it is very beautiful but I cannot find any reliable information upon it. I know there are a few songs on iTunes of it but pretty much nothing (...
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What song samples the beginning of the X-Files episode "Ice" (s01e08)?

With the arrival of new X-Files episodes imminent, my wife and I have started watching the original series again from the beginning. When we got to episode 8, Ice, she was a bit confused as I knew ...
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Recent pop song celebrating pay day

I've been trying to remember/find this song for several years now. I don't have much to go on, but I'll share what I can remember... I believe the artist was black. I believe the color red was on the ...
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Unknown Edit of Major Tom

I was shocked when I couldn't find this online, so I published it to YouTube. It's one of the best versions of Major Tom. It was in my iTunes library but it didn't have information on the edit or ...
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Music video where a photographer follows a girl and makes photos at his lab

As far as I remember: In this music video, there're few words. For the entire duration of video, a photographer makes photos of some girl walking around. The girl is probably unaware. The video ends ...
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What is this song from The Santa Clause 3?

This song is featured instrumentally in the "Christmas Sweet" by George Clinton from The Santa Clause 3, and I think it's a traditional Christmas carol. Can anyone identify it? https://www.youtube....
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Punk rock music video with exploding mailboxes

I think the genre is punk Very heavy bass The lead singer is a black haired girl. In the video she is walking down a street and as she passes mailboxes, they explode. I think "bracelet" and "sitting/...
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Help identifying this orchestral work

I heard this piece on public radio a few years ago and I haven't been able to track it down. It sounds a bit like Elgar, but I haven't found any pieces that match it.
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80s song with reverb drums, "hu", "ho" vocal sample

All I remember is it has big drums, pop, dance (maybe), big gated reverb drums. The kick would go then the snare, and on the snare it would have a vocal sample that alternated "hu", "ho", " hu", "ho". ...
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A song from my memories - industrial rock

There was a nice tune from late '80s or (more likely) early '90s. I can remember the melody but not the artist name nor title nor any part of lyrics. I remember there was a music video in industrial ...
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What's this song that repeatedly says "just the way I am", sung by a woman?

Found a song that repeatedly says "just the way I am", sung by a woman, used in an Absolut Vodka ad on Youtube, 2020-12-25. Found it by refreshing the video that spawned the ad in a Private ...
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What's this song sung by 1 female accompanied only by piano, that starts with “Did you mean what you said, when you left me at the corner”?

YouTube has the full song, under which are the lyrics: Did you mean what you said? when you left me out at the corner Cause the words in my head, left me smiling but confused Wondering, if ...
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Quiet solo piano piece in Youtube video

I would like to know where the music piece in this video is coming from (from 0:00 to 2:30, and it starts again from 2:38). Typically, what is the artist, the title, etc.? (Ultimately, I would like ...
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Song used as outro for Coke Music @ MTV video

I was listening a song on YouTube, at the end of that song one another song played & I like that song, but unfortunately I am not able get what is that song & which language they are singing. ...
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Old metal song criticizing the Bush administration?

There was a song with a video I saw like a decade ago. The video I believe mostly showed images of the war on terror and was of course meant to be a criticism of it and Bush in general. It would've ...
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Song from the 1960s ("Why, why, why do I have to cry")

A 1960s pop hit had the chorus: "Why, why, why do I have to cry..." I think it was made famous by a British (Invasion) band. What was the title and who performed it? Thanks.
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What is the name of the song in this video of MozART Group and Bobby McFerrin?

What is the name of the song at 3:10 in this video of MozART Group and Bobby McFerrin.
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A (chinese or japanese) song, in which teenagers roller-skate in a city either in China or Japan?

I've played a song in StepMania a long time ago, and in its animated music video, there were teenagers skateboarding in China or Japan (probably Tokyo). Here are some elements that are in it: Rock-...
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Top 40/club Song identification by chorus with lyrics "If I were you, I would wish I were me too"

So I was listening to a "top 40" style radio station later in the evening and they were doing a sort of mix session (playing song remixes and such). The song that was on when I turned on the radio ...
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Does someone know this campfire song?

I've had this melody stuck in my head for some time now, and I can't remember the song's name. Neither can I remember any lyrics, so it'll be a bit more difficult to identify. This is essentially the ...
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Identifying Celesta Music

I'm trying to identify a piece of music which I believe is being played on a celesta. I have heard it in several places but can only find a couple of examples. These can be found here at 0:03 https://...
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What's the name of this dramatic classical music piece used in Business Insider's YouTube video?

So, I watched the YouTube video titled Characteristics of doomed relationships by Business Insider, and it is accompanied by very dramatic classical music. What's the name of the music?
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Song from "Sky Fighters" ("Les Chevaliers du ciel")

I am looking for the name of the song that's played in this movie called Sky Fighters or Les Chevaliers du ciel which I saw almost 9 years back. It's played in the scene when two French Air Force ...
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Tchaikovsky piece

I was listening to a show on BBC radio about Tchaikovsky, and some related historic topics. At one point there was this piece of music that briefly played that was on the glockenspiel or a similar ...
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Music video with dancing woman who lights up everything she touches

I'm looking for a song which i don't know the title of, but i know the video clip has a dancing woman in it and everything she touches lights up. It is recorded in some old building and the genre is ...
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Identify 90s minimal electro, black and white music video, lyrics are a rhythmic laugh

I'm looking this track and music video as an example of very minimalistic work that can be trending. It sounded like a joke to me back then and I wonder how can this track be popular. The song was ...
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What are the two hornpipes in "Two Hornpipes" from the Pirates of the Caribbean

In the soundtrack to the second Pirates of the Caribbean, there is a track titled "Two hornpipes" (Video). I can only hear one in it, and it sounds rather similar to the Lamplighter's Hornpipe, but ...
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A song, presumably a cover, sung by Alizee in a TV show

I'm looking for a song I heard many year ago. Can you, please, help to identify it ? It was presumably a cover, sung by Alizee in a TV show, the more or less between 2000 and 2005 I think; she was ...
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20 year old electronic song including sampled dialog from Star Trek: TNG "Time Squared"

Can anybody tell me any information about this song? Composer? Publisher? Song Name? I have been trying to figure out who made this song for the last 19 years! I have no clue! I know the words are ...
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Haunting melody - famous song - slow quiet ballad

I was positive that the tune in my head is very famous, but could not tell the name of the track, or the author. So I recorded myself playing the intro of the music and uploaded it to youtube, hoping ...
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What is the song in this episode of the cartoon "Cow and Chicken"?

Cow and Chicken Episode Title Screen Song
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The "Most Mysterious Song on the Internet"

Twelve years ago, a catchy New Wave anthem appeared on the internet with no information about who wrote or recorded it. Amateur detectives have spent thousands of hours since trying to figure out ...
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Disco/Funky song, maybe Sister Sledge from "Ecce Bombo" movie"

I need some help finding who is the artist and maybe also the title of this funky song. I took it from an italian film called Ecce Bombo, which unfortunately doesn't have an offical soundtrack, and ...
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Identification of Salieri Excerpt in "Amadeus"

In the famous asylum scene at the beginning of "Amadeus," Salieri plays two of his own melodies: one at 0:18 and one at 0:42. I have tracked down the second melody; it's an aria from his opera "Axur" ...
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Rap song about a veteran coming home from the war

Okay, first of all, I've been looking for this song for about 2-3 years now. It's a rap song about a veteran (from first person), talking about the war. One line is along the lines of "bombs under my ...
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What is the composition from the note sheet used as background graphic for DoTA 2 music pack icons?

Different music packs in DoTA 2 have icons that all seem to have the same note sheet as a background. Some examples: What is the composition's name? Who is the author? What is the history of its ...
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Does anyone know what this song is called?

I have a wav file that I found on my computer, although I have no memory of it, and I really want to find out what it's from and what it's called. It's a rather poor quality file, but maybe that's ...
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Country/Western song regarding girlfriend who took dog and broke heart?

5 or 6 years ago my boss asked me if I knew of a country/western song sung by a man who described a lover who broke his heart and took his dog. I did not know of it (she thought I might only because I'...

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