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    Your Favorite song with Whistling in it?

    Along with Herb Alpert's: This Guys in Love

    it would have to be this one:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Qj5A...eature=related

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    I prefer my sex like my basketball, one on one, and with as little dribbling as possible.

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    If would have to be...

    ...Walk Like an Egyptian. Or would that be favorite song with a girl whistling in it?
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    If you say the word 'gullible' very slowly it sounds just like oranges.

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    Okay, I'll be serious now.

    Probably Otis Redding's 'Dock of the Bay', closely followed by John Lennon's 'Jealous Guy'.
    I call my bathroom Jim instead of John so I can tell people that I go to the Jim first thing every morning.

    If you say the word 'gullible' very slowly it sounds just like oranges.

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    This question caught me a bit off guard, I couldn't think of many songs with whistling. Scorpions and Redding are good choices. I know there's a Rammstein song I like with a bit of whistling but I'm not sure the name. The theme to Andy Griffith is one I think every one tries.

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    Whistling is for the (Andrew) Bird(s)

    A Nervous Tic Motion Of The Head To The Left
    Originally Posted by Troy: She has that same kind of cleft-pallet, slightly retarded way of singing that so many other people find endearing.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Slosh View Post
    A Nervous Tic Motion Of The Head To The Left
    ya beat me to it. Dude can really whistle can't he?
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    As Mr. Peabody noted:

    So, I broke into the palace
    With a sponge and a rusty spanner
    She said : "Eh, I know you, and you cannot sing"
    I said : "That's nothing - you should hear me play piano"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swish View Post
    Probably Otis Redding's 'Dock of the Bay', closely followed by John Lennon's 'Jealous Guy'.
    I thought you were gonna say the theme from The Longest Day.

    And you don't deserve to adorn yourself with a King Crimson avatar!
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    That would have to be The New Pornographers Crash Years:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KZAN...e_gdata_player

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    Bobsticks, that's the one, you are the man.

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    David Bowie's Golden Years. I can't remember every hearing it and not trying to whistle along. Great song. Does it matter if the whistling only comes at the end?
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    Does anyone really?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3LB View Post
    And you don't deserve to adorn yourself with a King Crimson avatar!
    If you didn't know, I used to like them. Saw them live about 16 years ago and think my hearing is still damaged from that show.
    I call my bathroom Jim instead of John so I can tell people that I go to the Jim first thing every morning.

    If you say the word 'gullible' very slowly it sounds just like oranges.

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    Well OK, it's just the intro...but still...


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    No votes for Hocus Pocus by Focus?

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    Geez, I've found myself whistling along with songs with whistling many times, but can't recall specifics except for Wilco's "Red-Eyed and Blue".

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    I'm down with Hocus Pocus, I had to sing a bit of it in my head to remember the whistling part but you are right.

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    I'm sure there's hundreds but I'm blanking big time. Andrew Bird may be the best whistler ever, as least as far as music I like goes. One that jumps out is Peter Gabriel, Games Without Frontiers. Love that song!

    They Might Be Giants - Whistling in the Dark from the classic album Flood may be the best song about whistling without any actual whistling.

    Bing Crosby, White Christmas has to be up there with Dock of the Bay for the best whistling in a song though. So that's it, Bing Crosby is my winner.

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    Smile I forgot all about the whistling in that one

    Quote Originally Posted by Swish View Post
    ...Walk Like an Egyptian. Or would that be favorite song with a girl whistling in it?
    I was too busy staring at Susannah Hoffs and when I was done with that I realized I would have been fine with ALL of them.....
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    First one that came to my mind was "Easy does it" by Supertramp

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    For the next three minutes and four seconds it's this:




    No really, there's whistling in there...
    So, I broke into the palace
    With a sponge and a rusty spanner
    She said : "Eh, I know you, and you cannot sing"
    I said : "That's nothing - you should hear me play piano"

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    Lightbulb This sounds even better

    Quote Originally Posted by bobsticks View Post
    For the next three minutes and four seconds it's this:




    No really, there's whistling in there...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_e8I...eature=related

    She is really cute and sounds great there. Great find Bob. The music video is ridiculous.
    I prefer my sex like my basketball, one on one, and with as little dribbling as possible.

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    I would say Me and Julio by Paul Simon, Patience by Guns N Roses and probably my favorite is The Stranger by Billy Joel.

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    I just opened this thread for the first time and I can't believe it got this far without a mention of Brother Bones' version of "Sweet Georgia Brown".

    I'm going to have a hard time thinking of a better one than that. The Lennon song Swish mentioned is a good one.

    Not my all-time favorite but this song also jumped to mind:



    ~Rae

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    Ah Poppa, good additions. It's funny how some of these songs are so familiar but the whistling just didn't come to mind.

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