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13th Nov '16 10:51:50 AM MikeBoat
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* Music/LemonDemon - "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ka7r9CwXek When He Died]]"
29th Oct '16 9:50:25 AM nombretomado
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* The score of ''{{Grease}}'' is a homage to 1950s rock 'n' roll, so of course this progression turns up in such songs as "Mooning," "We Go Together," "Beauty School Dropout" and "It's Raining On Prom Night." "Those Magic Changes" introduces it with a great big [[LampshadeHanging lampshade attached]]:

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* The score of ''{{Grease}}'' ''Film/{{Grease}}'' is a homage to 1950s rock 'n' roll, so of course this progression turns up in such songs as "Mooning," "We Go Together," "Beauty School Dropout" and "It's Raining On Prom Night." "Those Magic Changes" introduces it with a great big [[LampshadeHanging lampshade attached]]:
19th Oct '16 8:17:29 PM Twentington
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* ''Waratte Iitomo'' (loosely, "It's Okay to Laugh"), a long running Japanese TV variety show does this with it's theme song "Uki Uki Watching".

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* ''Waratte Iitomo'' (loosely, "It's Okay to Laugh"), a long running Japanese TV variety show does this with it's its theme song "Uki Uki Watching".
6th Oct '16 9:27:04 PM wolftickets1969
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* Olsen Brothers - "Fly on the Wings of Love" (chorus)
2nd Oct '16 5:42:43 PM tropower
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* ''WesternAnimation/APupNamedScoobyDoo'' does this in at least one of the chase scene songs; namely the one with the Iceman.
22nd Sep '16 7:11:30 AM tropower
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* Paperboy - "Ditty"
4th Sep '16 7:43:16 PM wolftickets1969
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* Limahl - "Never Ending Story" (second half of bridge)
23rd Aug '16 4:49:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* AliciaKeys - "Girl On Fire"

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* AliciaKeys Music/AliciaKeys - "Girl On Fire"
31st Jul '16 9:47:47 AM tropower
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* Inner Circle (of [[Series/{{Cops}} Bad Boys]] fame) - Sweat (A lalalala Long)
7th Jul '16 10:04:02 PM RisefromYourGrave
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A {{chord progression}}, originating in {{Doowop}}, hence the name, consisting of the following: I vi IV V. If that didn't make sense to you, try playing the following chords: C major, A minor, F major, G major. Repeat.

Also known as the "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/50s_progression 50s progression]]". Possibly most famously occuring in the song "Heart and Soul", which starred for years on the TV commercials of Quaker Oats.

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A {{chord progression}}, originating in {{Doowop}}, hence the name, consisting of the following: I vi IV V.I-vi-IV-V. If that didn't make sense to you, try playing the following chords: C major, A minor, F major, G major. Repeat.

Also known as the "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/50s_progression 50s progression]]". Possibly most famously occuring occurring in the song songs "Heart and Soul", which Soul"--which starred for years on the TV commercials of Quaker Oats.
Oats--and "Stand by Me". In fact, the progression is also called either the "'Heart and Soul' chords" or the "'Stand by Me' changes" because of its famous use in these songs.
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