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01-07-2008, 02:35 AM #1
Name some songs that can make you weep
Today, Monday 7-Jan-2008, I sent a sad song to one of our members@Badminton Central.
Suddenly, I was in the mood for some sad songs... so I brought out my guitar to sing a few sad songs.
Some songs can be really touchy, such that they can make me weep......
Here are some songs that can bring tears to my eyes;
1. Auld Lang Syne (Scottish Traditional)
2. Danny Boy (Irish Traditional)
3. Greensleeves (English Traditional)
4. An American Trilogy (Elvis Presley)
5. Starry, Starry Night (Don McLean)
What are some songs that can make you weep?
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01-07-2008, 04:18 AM #2
One song that makes me stop whatever I'm doing and listen is Anak by Freddie Aguilar
Try as I might, I can't name even one song that can make me weep
However, I can think of quite a few singers that can make me weep
01-07-2008, 05:04 AM #3
Freddie Aguilar, the Filipino Singer
I didn't know about Freddie Aguilar until now...
Searched for him and found this:
Reading the article about him, and his remorse song 'Anak', and his reunion with his father before his father passed away, brought tears of joy to my eyes too.
What a surprise to find that 'Anak' is such a common word for 'Child' throughout South East Asia...... and this I didn't know before.
I must find out more about him from my Filipino friends here in Melbourne, Australia.
Thank You, Oldhand
Last edited by chris-ccc; 01-07-2008 at 05:10 AM.
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01-07-2008, 02:51 PM #5
Into The Fire by Thirteen Senses. For sure.
01-07-2008, 04:04 PM #6
Oh youre playing guitar, play some songs please..!!
In My life (Beatles)
Let it be (Beatles)
While my guitar gently weep (Beatles)
He ain’t heavy (The Hollies)
Refection of my life (Marmalade)
Living for tomorrow (Scorpions)
Ayah (The Mercy’s)
Ibu (Blues Gang)
Saltwater (Julian Lennon)
Saltwater from Julian Lennon fairly easy and nice to play with acoustic guitar, get the chords here.
The correct lyrics is here
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01-07-2008, 07:59 PM #12
Auld Lang Syne always makes me cry @New Year Celebrations
A highly sensitive person, I think.
Going back to this thread, I have made a mistake mentioning sad songs. But it wasn't meant to be for sad songs only.
It was meant to be for any song that can bring tears to our eyes.
I weep with tears of Sadness, with tears of Happiness and with tears of Love, etc...... Sometimes, all mixed together... for example, when Auld Lang Syne is sung to welcome in the New Year, I will cry.
01-07-2008, 10:54 PM #13
a malay song, sung by the late sudirman, called "ayah dan ibu" which translates to father and mother. a very slow song. always make me think of my parents and how there's so much more i can do for them for all their sacrifices.
01-07-2008, 10:58 PM #14
anybody here heard of "tears in heaven" I think it's one of the sad songs that was quite popular many years ago....
one of the very few songs that I can play on a guitar...hehehe... mtv I like...
01-07-2008, 11:14 PM #15
01-07-2008, 11:28 PM #16
In the same thought as azabaz_ipoh, there's a Chinese song called "Father's grassland, mother's river". But for all these songs, one has to understand the lyric in order to appreciate the full extent of their magical power.
01-07-2008, 11:58 PM #17
yeah, i know this one song about a mother, sung in cantonese, always used in tearjerking cantonese movies. but i dont know the full translation. i think the intro goes like.....those who have a mother is very lucky...i am sure some knows the song.
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