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#1 Posted on 12.9.08 1358.29
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...and I need it now.

I have to have a song like "Put me in coach, I'm ready to play" to use as part of a presentation for a YMCA fundraiser. There will be pictures of children playing over this.

This song was used last year, so we can't use it.

Themes are: Sportsmanship, children, fun, happy, etc.

The Song YMCA is out.

Due: immediately.

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#2 Posted on 12.9.08 1451.34
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Bishop Allen's "Click Click Click Click" sounds like it could be an ad for Kodak - but, aside from fun and happy, it doesn't really meet your other standards.

Here's the song...

That's the only song that really stood out for me - and my life is so un-child oriented that I don't know what else would work. I have some world music that also might do, but that's about all I can think of...

(edited by Leroy on 12.9.08 1253)
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#3 Posted on 12.9.08 1451.58
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Not coming up with anything great, but maybe if you're stuck ...
Queen: "You're My Best Friend", maybe mixed with "We are the Champions" or "We Will Rock You" as canonical sports anthems.
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#4 Posted on 12.9.08 1519.41
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Vengaboys "We Like to Party"
James Brown "Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud)"
Tim & Eric "Sports"
Sting "Children's Crusade"

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#5 Posted on 12.9.08 1541.50
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me and julio down by the schoolyard

rock and roll part ii (hoping people dont know the darker connection to the song)
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#6 Posted on 12.9.08 1636.36
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"Kids in America"

The Muffs cover version, due to greater amounts of rocking
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#7 Posted on 12.9.08 1637.46
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Dire Straits "Walk of Life"?
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#8 Posted on 12.9.08 1924.55
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The Apples in Stereo - Energy

This song will cause diabetes.

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#9 Posted on 12.9.08 1931.44
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What's that song "Hey now, you're an all-star..."

Walking on Sunshine

Ac/Dcs Thunderstruck?

"Still the One" by Orleans?

Alyssa Milano's "Teen Steam"? (ok lets see who remembers that one)

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#10 Posted on 12.9.08 2131.36
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    Originally posted by Eddie Famous
    What's that song "Hey now, you're an all-star..."

"All-Star" by Smashmouth
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#11 Posted on 13.9.08 0044.59
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Clint Holmes "Playground in My Mind". No sportsmanship, but it's got children, fun, and happy pretty well covered.

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#12 Posted on 13.9.08 0108.18
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Lil' Bow Wow, Lil' Zane, Lil' Wayne & Sammie - Hardball (this song is from back when all these guys were still actually little)

Bambee - Bumble Bee

Blackstreet, Mya, Ma$e & Blinky Blink - Take Me There

Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life (if you can ignore the lyrics, like seemingly everyone does, it's a very happy sounding song)

Aqua - Happy Boys & Girls

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#13 Posted on 13.9.08 0741.48
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Whitney Houston - The Greatest Love of All

Okay, seriously:

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#14 Posted on 13.9.08 2010.56
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I swear to ye gods there's been at least one commercial out here with that song in it for the last decade. I loves me some GBS, but enough is enough.

(I'm guessing it hasn't been quite so overexposed in Oregon, so Guru, fill yer boots, great track, etc.)

My vote would go to Dylan's "Forever Young".
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#15 Posted on 13.9.08 2244.12
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#16 Posted on 14.9.08 1340.40
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Adam Gregory - Get It On

(edited by Oliver on 14.9.08 1243)
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#17 Posted on 14.9.08 2039.29
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I went with "Linus & Lucy" off of the Joe Cool's blues by Wynton Marsalis. If you are unfamiliar with the song, it's a jazz version of what you would call the Peanuts theme.
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#18 Posted on 17.9.08 0722.39
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    Originally posted by Guru Zim
    I went with "Linus & Lucy" off of the Joe Cool's blues by Wynton Marsalis. If you are unfamiliar with the song, it's a jazz version of what you would call the Peanuts theme.

So, you're saying you ignored all this advice and went out on your own? Good for you, Aaron!
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