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caty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-01-05 10:35 PM
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Why do the birds keep on singing?
Edited on Mon Aug-01-05 10:45 PM by caty
I don't know why--I haven't heard this song in decades--but it popped into my mind and I can't get it out. Skeeter Davis 1963:

Why does the sun go on shining?
Why does the sea rush to shore?
Don't they know it's the end of the world,
'Cause you don't love me any more?

Why do the birds go on singing?
Why do the stars glow above?
Don't they know it's the end of the world.
It ended when I lost your love.

I wake up in the morning and I wonder,
Why everything's the same as it was.
I can't understand. No, I can't understand,
How life goes on the way it does.

Why does my heart go on beating?
Why do these eyes of mine cry?
Don't they know it's the end of the world.
It ended when you said goodbye.

Why does my heart go on beating?
Why do these eyes of mine cry?
Don't they know it's the end of the world.
It ended when you said goodbye.




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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-01-05 10:37 PM
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1. OMGoodness! Was that Doris Day?
Wowy-zowy!
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caty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-01-05 10:38 PM
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4. No--it was
Skeeter Davis --country western
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-01-05 10:44 PM
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5. Trust me - Doris sang this.
I remember it, and country western wasn't involved. Not that I'm proud that I remember DD.
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caty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-01-05 10:46 PM
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7. Nope
Skeeter Davis recorded it in 1963--country western----check it out.
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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-01-05 10:48 PM
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8. I got men with out hats.
The Cure, Slim Witman...

petshop boys but no Doris Day....
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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-01-05 10:37 PM
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2. Herman Hermit's did this song on the flip side
of I'm Henry the Eigth I am....

Real jolt to a six year old hopped up on pepsi cola and snyders potato chips.....
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MissMillie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-02-05 08:44 AM
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14. I remember this version too
and I almost want to say that the Carpenters did a version too, but don't quote me on that.
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chaska Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-01-05 10:37 PM
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3. I love that song.
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ugarte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-01-05 10:44 PM
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6. Takes me back
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caty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-01-05 10:51 PM
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9. It was a cross over hit.
During the 1960's, Davis was one of RCA's most successful country artists. She harvested 26 U.S. country hits, 12 of which crossed over to the U.S. pop charts. Among these was what was to become her trademark song, the million-selling record "The End Of The World" which peaked at number two in both the U.S. country and pop charts in 1963. She also earned her only UK chart presence with "The End Of The World" which topped out at number eighteen in only thirteen weeks on the chart.

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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-01-05 11:42 PM
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10. I stand corrected! Wow! Thanks, caty. nt
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caty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-02-05 08:21 AM
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12. Aw shucks--
that's o.k. :pals:
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-02-05 12:00 AM
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11. the suicide scene in Girl Interrupted
creepy
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Coventina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-02-05 09:09 AM
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15. That's what I always think of as well.
:scared:
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Tallison Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-02-05 08:33 AM
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13. Because my cats stay inside
:9
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