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Does anyone know the name of the background music from watchmojo?

I really like this instrumental, but I can't find its name anywhere. Not even Shazam or Soundhound. The youtube channel Watchmojo uses it for the mysterious videos. Here is an example: https://youtu....
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What is the song playing in the beginning of the official trailer of Netflix's film, “Beats”?

Does anyone know the name of the artist and song played at the beginning of Beats - A Netflix Film | Official Trailer and stops around 00:50? I have attempted to obtain the information from Netflix's ...
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Fast song in Victor Borge's “Page Turner” comedy routine

Victor Borge was a Danish musician who was also known for his comedy routines. Here he combines music and comedy in a routine based on a volunteer from the audience being unable to turn pages for him....
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Soundtrack ID: Christopher Robin Official Trailer

I found the soundtrack at the ending of the trailer of Christopher Robin (2018) very uplifting and energetic. But Shazam does not recognize this song. Can anybody help me identify it? The soundtrack ...
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Can you identify this somewhat old indie strings song? It was used in a custom texture pack for Minecraft 6+ years ago

This song was used in a DayZ themed Minecraft server back in (2013)? I believe the server was called either MineZ or InfectedRPG DayZ. It had a custom texture pack that I do not know the name of. The ...
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Identify traditional Scottish folk song about a kiss

Trying to figure out the name of a traditional Scottish (and not Irish folk song I heard on the Ed Miller radio show last year. I recall it was performed by a woman and I know I found a video of her ...
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Song that goes “Philadelphia, come behold your city”

Sung by a female, this is a slow pop song that was sued for the IMAX "Philadelphia" short film. The word "freedom" is repeated in the chorus, and the bridge goes "Philadelphia, come behold your city. ...
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What song plays in the background during this Russillo & Kanell sports broadcast?

I would like to identify the song playing in the background during Russillo and Kanell broadcast, starting at 18 seconds.
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Symphonic poem based on river Oder

In Chapter 9 of E. M. Forster’s novel Howards End, there is a reference to a symphonic poem based on the river Oder in Germany. The course of the Oder is to be like music. It’s obliged to remind her ...
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Who wrote this song? (The Old Cotton Picker)

Pickin' Cotton I've not forgotten The hours I've spent in the sun Bendin' over You're not in clover The work is nobody's fun.
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What song is in this Ski Sunday video?

In the "Making of Ski Sunday title sequence" video (might only be available in Britain), what is the song that starts at 1:38?
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What is the song on this wood block, really?

I recently spotted this image on Facebook: It's obviously not actually "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" or anything like it. But it's a fairly reasonable melody with basically ...
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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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Fast, funny French song “Le Zett” (?) c. 1982-86

I heard this song on the radio a number of times, probably around 1982 - 1986. It's a french song, I believe, and the male singer had a rather deep voice. The song is fast and interpreted in a funny, ...
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Identify beautiful music with unknown language

While sorting out the files on my hard drive, I came across an MP3 of a clip of absolutely beautiful music. I suspect that I might have recorded it myself at some point - either from my phone, or more ...
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Mozart riff with “Heart and Soul” progression

There is a song I heard quite some time ago. It is by a classical composer, and I think it was Mozart. Somewhere in the middle, the cello plays a brief riff with the same famous chord progression as ...
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NPR Instrumental from YouTube heard as background to kindergarten “planets play”

So I'm a pianist. For more than 7 years, there has been this one tune stuck in my head, and I have always wanted to know what it was, so of course, I played it by ear on a piano, and here's the ...
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Identify classical soundtrack of a British Airways documentary?

Could someone please tell me what the name of this classical music is in A Very British Airline - British Airways Documentary, Episode 3 at the linked time (55:36).
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What's this 90s pop song with a children's choir?

I have this song stuck in my head for, believe it or not, something like 20 years. Can you help me identify it? Thanks! It must have been popular (and probably released) in the 90s in Europe. The ...
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Gravel-voiced female singer “when I clap my hands you'll come to me”?

This is a song I heard around 2007, it featured a gravel-voiced female singer (similar to Macy Gray) cooing a refrain that sounded to me like "oh baby, ooh baby, when I clap my hands you'll come to me....
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Music being played by harp player in subway

Does anybody know the name of the piece being played by a harp player in the subway, at the following link?
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Identify original songs from science-oriented acapella parody on YouTube

I've just watched this YouTube parody called SCIENCE WARS. Can anyone give me the references of the original songs?
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Identify soundtrack for funny fast-motion runs or chases in comedy

There a very famous music played with brass instrument, fast pace, almost circus style, that is very often played as a soundtrack for funny, fast-motion runs, or when a character is chasing another. ...
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What song has (mostly) nothing but “Goodbye” as the lyrics?

There's a song I heard in a music store several years ago (between 2005-2011 I think) for which the lyrics are just the word "Goodbye" over and over, but it is said with more and more emotion as the ...
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What is this song that is always in Botchamania?

What is this song at 2:38? I guess it’s some 8-bit version of a popular song?
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Song identification help, Big band tune

Had this stuck in me head for a couple of days now and it's really bothering me. Can you help identify it? I seem to remeber it starts with a bari or trombone maybe with a snare rim click in the ...
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Video with a girl getting hit by car and everything starts to run backwards

I believe I saw this video a long time ago and it was pretty sure it was Interpol's Untitled. But I guess I am mixing few things up here. I think the whole video was Black and White. Can anyone ...
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Flute melody from classical symphony

I have tried midomi, SoundHound, and Kooplet to no avail. My search on Kooplet contains the part I remember and can be listened to on this page. I know that this part is performed by the flute. What ...
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Can you identify this reggae song: “et ma lutte et ma chute et ma oueri”

The first reggae song I heard had a line that sounded like the following in French, "et ma lutte et ma chute et ma oueri". It might have been 1967 or 1973. I'd love to know what it was and who it was ...
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What is the song of this guitar intro?

I'm looking to remember the song that is used in the opening of this video. I remember it being very famous (and probably from the 80's or 90's), but i can't remember! (I've got a impression it was ...
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Does anyone know this song [closed]

I like this song, but I can't make out which song it is based on the words that I understood. Please go easy if you are able to search in google based on the words in the audio clip, but as I am not ...
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Name of Irish-like Christmas song?

I was watching this video to get some ideas on what to play on an informal Christmas concert. From 0:21 to 0:56 the boy plays a song that sounds quite good. It looks like and Irish song , but I don't ...
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80's pop song with lyric “It's the story of my life if you wanna know”

I'm trying to identify a song by a female 80's pop group. Here are the lyrics I remember: It's the story of my life if you want to know a play where everything is meant to be you're the story ...
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1950s slow song

I'm looking for the title of a 1950s song I heard recently at a car show. I must have misheard the lyrics because I can't find a song with the title of Elvira. That's what it sounded like to me. ...
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Slow ballad, female voices, c. 1997, “anyway” (??)

I'm looking for a song released in 1997 or 1998. It was a group with young female voices. In the chorus they said the word "anyway" or "anywhere" or "everywhere". It's ...
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Help identifying this piece of music

I heard this piece of music https://youtu.be/G2CcgbFU-fI and recognise it but can't for the life of me remember what it's called/how I know it. Is anyone able to help please?
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Chasse-Neige in Frozen II?

I was watching Frozen II at the cinemas the other day, and I was listening to some of the background music, and I'm pretty sure that I heard Franz Liszt's 12th Transcendental Etude in some of it. It ...
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Trance track with same chant sample

Today I found this song from bandcamp and just got flashbacked: https://10pillsmate.bandcamp.com/track/should-we-call-it-trance Do anybody might know other trance, psy or acid songs with the same ...
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What is the song that goes “Yo listen up here's the story about a little guy that lives in a blue world”?

It says "Yo listen up here's the story about a little guy that lives in a blue world" and then is Dabadee dobadoo repeated several times. It has more lyrics but I forget them now.
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What is the jazz music used in the OptiCorner commercial on YouTube?

can somebody recognize this song?
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Identify this trip-hop song by Tricky

I'm looking for a trip-hop song that I was listening to on Deezer ages ago, but unfortunately I can't find it anymore. I think it's from Tricky but I'm not sure, or that could be part of the name of ...
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Identify jazzy house song

There was a site called shizm.com that had mp3 downloads with house music. There was a DJ mix there called Paul and Fran live at live life in Boston 2001-02-04 (I'm almost sure). The first track was a ...
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60s song (“Time, we all die from time. No matter who you are, you answer to time”)

I cant place this song or find it anywhere on the web. Pretty sure it is from the 60s. It had lyrics that said, Time, we all die from time. No matter who you are, you answer to time. You ...
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Most reliable music recognition software

My local AHL team plays this song that I kinda dig, or at least from the 10-second clips it sounds interesting. It's sorta EDM. Anyway, last night I remembered to record video while they were ...
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Need help identifying this track from Sucker Punch movie

Does anyone know the name of the song heard during the fight with the first Samurai? It's not on the officially released Sucker Punch soundtrack. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rD6HagsWk8A
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What 80s song has this distinctive synth riff?

All I know is the opening of the song. What is stuck in my head is the following notes, played on some sort of synth. (All 8th notes, / is an 8th rest). F# F# D B / B / E / E / E G# G# A B A A A E / D ...
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Where can I listen to this variation of Rondo Alla Turka on TwoSet Violin's YouTube video?

At the end of the video People On Omegle Don't Like Violin by Twoset Violin, there is a variation of Rondo Alla Turka by Mozart. Can anyone identify who wrote this?
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What is the name of a jazz track used on Alex Sadman's YouTube video titled “Sony ilce-qx1 photo test”?

On Alex Sadman's YouTube video titled "Sony ilce-qx1 photo test", there's a jazz song playing. It starts with solo piano, then followed by bass and percussion until the video stops. The tempo is quite ...
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Opera performances used as examples in a lecture

I attended a lecture and loved these performances but forgot the names.
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Help finding this older pop song

I am looking for a famous older pop song. This is the approximate melody of the chorus as sung by a woman, I think in spanish.

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