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Dancing lasha tumbai
« on: April 11, 2009, 11:16:10 PM »

Hmmph!  A couple of weeks ago I chanced upon a video tribute to something I'd successfully managed to erase from my memory.  The original was a song (and peformance) that left me shaking my head in disbelief, yet somehow managed to embed itself in my brain pretty much straight away.  At some point I must have managed to forget all about it, so I was somewhat bewildered to find myself reminded of it once again. 

Then, tonight, when watching Britain's Got More Talent (yes, I know, bad move...), there it was again.  Another tribute to it (  :(  ).  This time, I had my box in my hands and soon found myself playing along, getting the repetitive accordion theme pretty much immediately.  Now I feel ashamed to have put my box (and possibly my neighbours) through such a thing.  So, I'm wondering whether anyone else has ever been caught out and found themselves playing this tune too?  Maybe I won't feel so bad if I know I'm not the only one...

Oh, if you've not recognised it from the thread's subject title, then you can see the Eurovision original here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XGMb5PakOQ.  Be warned, though, the impact doesn't seem to get any less startling with age...






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Re: Dancing lasha tumbai
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2009, 11:22:29 PM »

I heard it just now. After reading your question I switched to youtube. What a disaster!
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Re: Dancing lasha tumbai
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2009, 01:32:49 PM »

Is anyone doing a workshop on this kind of dancing, say at Whitby or Sidmouth?  >:E  :||:  ;D
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Re: Dancing lasha tumbai
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2009, 05:39:16 PM »

Blimey...

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Re: Dancing lasha tumbai
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2009, 07:10:25 PM »

I'm not proud of this, but here you go -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zox4QF15XOg

I bet you'll all be doing it tomorrow!    >:E
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Re: Dancing lasha tumbai
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2009, 07:36:53 PM »

I'd sack your cameraman - I couldn't see the dancers at all!

But probably soon to be heard at a session near you  >:E

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Re: Dancing lasha tumbai
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2009, 08:10:04 PM »

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I'm not proud of this, but here you go -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zox4QF15XOg

Funny this - but even without picking up my box , I KNOW that I can play this tune.
Like Andy, I was looking for the dancers - ???
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Re: Dancing lasha tumbai
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2009, 03:42:27 PM »

I've come over all bilious  :'(
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Re: Dancing lasha tumbai
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2009, 10:13:36 PM »

Like Andy, I was looking for the dancers - ???

You should be careful what you ask for!
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