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Worst Song Ever Prelim 2 Groups 9-16

Posted on: April 24, 2010 8:05 am
Edited on: April 24, 2010 2:29 pm
 
Well folks, here's the next set of groups for our Worst Song Ever preliminary.  Remember, you are picking two out of the five to automatically advance and the top vote getter of the non-winners will be our 65th team for our play-in matchup.  Just have to give a quick shoutout to the NCAA doing the sane, logical, and smart thing of only expanding to 68 teams instead of 96.  Those of you who follow me regularly know where I stood on that issue, and if not, you can search back through my recent blog entries as I identified just how stupid 96 teams would be as a grab for the money.  But, enough NCAA basketball, on to really bad songs which may cause the following (courtesy of community member iamyo who was running this the first time) and don't forget Prelim 1 is still open for one more week http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/
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Self administered frontal lobotomy, Hair Loss, Night Sweats, E.D., A.D.D./A.D.H.D., Nausea and Vomiting, Frequent Urination, Migraine Headache, Suicidal and/or Homicidal Tendencies, Depression and Flatulence. By continuing to read beyond this point, you hereby indemnify CBS Sportsline and its affiliates, and the blog's author, from any financial liability and/or criminal negligence including, but not limited to: Income loss (both present and future earnings), Lawyer's fees, medicinal costs (including anti-depressants, anti-psychotics, Viagra and Beano) and psychiatric fees.

Group 9- (in soccer, this might be the group of death ... actually it might do that for us, too, as pretty much all 5 of these songs can induce suicidal tendancies)

U Can't Touch This-
M.C. Hammer (that's word)
I'm Henry VIII, I Am- Herman's Hermits (the Liz Taylor song in reverse)
The Girl Is Mine- Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson (funny, you'd think Jacko would do The Boy Is Mine, but Brandy and Monica did instead)
Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?- Culture Club (Yes, Georgie, I really, REALLY do want to hurt you)
Electric Slide- Marcia Griffiths (boogie oogie oogie)

Group 10-

Boogie Oogie Oogie-
A Taste Of Honey (how ironic is this, only could have been outdone by being in the same group as Eletric Slide)
No Trash In My Trailer- Colt Ford (hot girls, putrid song)
Laffy Taffy- D4L
In The Year 2525- Zager & Evans
MacArthur Park- Professor Dumbledore, er, Richard Harris (Someone left my post out, in the rain.  And   I   don't think I'll retype it.  Cause it took so long to hype it.  And I'll never find that metaphor again.  Oh NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

Group 11-

Tom's Diner-
Suzanne Vega (shoutout to D2Moo for catching this song we missed first go-round.  I know I'd be pissed if the guy at the counter only filled my cup half way up.  Do do do do, do do do do)
Whoomp, There It Is- Tag Team (back again)
Seasons In The Sun- Terry Jacks (I had neither joy nor fun listening to this)
She's Like The Wind- Patrick Swayze
I Kissed A Girl- Katy Perry (hey, every guy's fantasy, right?)

Group 12-

She Blinded Me With Science-
Thomas Dolby
Safety Dance- Men Without Hats
Summer Girls- LFO (I'll have to go back through the thread to thank the community member who nominated this classic we missed the first time.  the seeker caught this one)
My Sharona- The Knack
Crocodile Rock- Elton John (like a lot of Elton's music [and yes, I like women] but this song is flat out annoying)

Group 13-

I Am Woman-
Helen Reddy (hear me snore)
Say- John Mayer (what I want to say is this song is a huge pile of dung)
I Get Knocked Down- Chumbawumba (but, I get up again.  No, you're never gonna keep ME down)
(Hit Me) Baby One More Time- Britney Spears (my bleeding ears are killing me)  Knew something looked wrong the first time.  That's what I get for copying from the thread.  Don't worry, votes will still count.
Superbowl Shuffle- 1985 Chicago Bears

Group 14-

Don't Worry Be Happy-
Bobby McFerrin (this song actually doesn't bother me, although I can see why it grates on a lot of people)
Run Joey Run- David Geddes
I Touch Myself- The Divinyls
Undercover Angel- Alan O'Day
You Light Up My Life- Debbie Boone (this song's a bore.  Like some kind of chore.  Can't get it out of my head.  Doo doo doo doo)

Group 15-

Paradise By The Dashboard Light-
Meatloaf
You're Beautiful- James Blunt
Sweet Caroline- Neil Diamond (bah bah bah bah)
The Night Chicago Died- Paper Lace
These Words- Natasha Bedford (these words you've chosen have landed you in a worst song ever tournament, with many people saying I hate you, I hate you, I hate you)

Group 16-

Cheeseburger In Paradise-
Jimmy Buffet
Ticks- Brad Paisley (not the worst country song of all time, but one of the worst lines ever)
Country Boys And Girls- Tim McGraw
Tiptoe Through The Tulips- Tiny Tim
Morning Train- Sheena Easton (does anybody really want to come home after the drag of working a 9-5 job to find Sheena Easton waiting for them?)

Remember folks, your own comments are enocuraged, and have fun!
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Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: May 7, 2010 2:56 pm
 

Worst Song Ever Prelim 2 Groups 9-16

Group 9- Even though I now have the Henry the VII song in my head I still didn't vote for it, these to definitely should continue on.

Do You Really Want To Hurt Me? - Culture Club (Yes, Georgie, I really, REALLY do want to hurt you)
Electric Slide - Marcia Griffiths (boogie oogie oogie)

Group 10- Well at least Henry the VIII is out of my head, now it's boogie oogie oogie

Boogie Oogie Oogie -
A Taste Of Honey (how ironic is this, only could have been outdone by being in the same group as Eletric Slide)
No Trash In My Trailer - Colt Ford (hot girls, putrid song)


Group 11- Another replacement, now I got Whoomp, there it is.

Whoomp, There It Is - Tag Team (back again)
She's Like The Wind - Patrick Swayze


Group 12- Now it's Saftety Dance

She Blinded Me With Science -
Thomas Dolby
Crocodile Rock - Elton John (like a lot of Elton's music [and yes, I like women] but this song is flat out annoying)

Group 13- I get knocked down, but I get up again, you ain't never gonna keep me down, I get knocked down....

(Hit Me) Baby One More Time - Britney Spears (my bleeding ears are killing me)  Knew something looked wrong the first time.  That's what I get for copying from the thread.  Don't worry, votes will still count.
Superbowl Shuffle - 1985 Chicago Bears

Group 14- Now you got me whistling

Don't Worry Be Happy -
Bobby McFerrin (this song actually doesn't bother me, although I can see why it grates on a lot of people)
You Light Up My Life - Debbie Boone (this song's a bore.  Like some kind of chore.  Can't get it out of my head.  Doo doo doo doo)

Group 15- Hey, Paradise is a great song.

You're Beautiful - James Blunt
These Words - Natasha Bedford (these words you've chosen have landed you in a worst song ever tournament, with many people saying I hate you, I hate you, I hate you)

Group 16- My baby take the morning train... Ugh, how long until I get this crap out of my head. I never should have come to this blog.

Tiptoe Through The Tulips - Tiny Tim
Morning Train - Sheena Easton (does anybody really want to come home after the drag of working a 9-5 job to find Sheena Easton waiting for them?)



Since: May 13, 2009
Posted on: May 3, 2010 5:36 pm
 

Worst Song Ever Prelim 2 Groups 9-16

Group 9
   I'm Henry VIII, I Am, Herman's Hermits-- Peter Noone was cloyingly annoying, so he was the perfect singer for this song..
   Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?, Culture Club-- Yes, preferably long-lasting torture. Same thing he did to us...

Group 10
   In The Year 2525, Zager and Evans-- Makes me wish the Beatles were even more prolific, this shouldn't have been a hit...
   MacArthur Park, Richard Harris-- This one makes my Final 4, hopefully meets 'Cherish' in the championship..

Group 11
   Whoomp, There It Is, Tag Team-- mindless 'entertainment' for brain dead people...
   Seasons in the Sun, Terry Jacks-- don't listen to this if you've been drinking and have the keys to the gun cabinet...

Group 12
   Crocodile Rock, Elton John-- I heard him say at a concert that even he thinks it's ridiculous. His word's good enough...
   Safety Dance, Men Without Hats-- S S S S U U U U C C C C K K K K SUCKS SUCKS SUCK SUCKS...

Group 13, Unlucky 13--
   I Am Woman, Helen Reddy-- I Am Repulsed, give me poison....
   (Hit Me) Baby One More Time, Britney Spears-- because it's Britney Spears...

Group 14
   Don't Worry, Be Happy, Bobby McFerrin-- You couldn't even get away from it on elevators...
   I Touch Myself, Divinyls-- I prefer 'Touch Me' by the Doors...

Group 15
   You're Beautiful, James Blunt-- I think the guy's a Tiny Tim protege...
   These Words, Natasha Bedford-- the words to hear from her-- goodbye, so long, farewell...

Group 16
   Ticks, Brad Paisley-- I'm sure Merle Haggard was mad they didn't give this song to him---NOT!!
   Tiptoe Thru the Tulips, Tiny Tim-- One of the first songs I remember hearing in my life, therefore my friends know why I turned out to be so messed up...

 


  




Since: Jan 9, 2007
Posted on: May 2, 2010 8:41 pm
 

Worst Song Ever Prelim 2 Groups 9-16

Cheeseburger in Paradise? Seriously? No WAY this one belongs.Yeah, it was nominated.  Got a couple in Prelim 4 I don't think will get much support, either.  I don't consider it, or any Buffet song to be worthy, but that said, I do think this was not one of Jimmy's better efforts.



Since: May 20, 2008
Posted on: May 2, 2010 8:01 pm
 

Worst Song Ever Prelim 2 Groups 9-16

Group 9

The Girl Is Mine- Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson
Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?- Culture Club

Group 10-

In The Year 2525- Zager & Evans
MacArthur Park- Professor Dumbledore, er, Richard Harris

Group 11-

Whoomp, There It Is- Tag Team (back again)
She's Like The Wind- Patrick Swayze

Group 12-

Safety Dance- Men Without Hats
Summer Girls- LFO 
 Tough group..... I actually don't hate any of these

Group 13-

I Am Woman-
Helen Reddy
Say- John Mayer


Group 14-


Run Joey Run- David Geddes
You Light Up My Life- Debbie Boone

Group 15-


You're Beautiful- James Blunt
The Night Chicago Died- Paper Lace


Group 16-

Tiptoe Through The Tulips- Tiny Tim
Morning Train- Sheena Easton


Cheeseburger in Paradise? Seriously? No WAY this one belongs.



Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: May 1, 2010 3:26 pm
 

Worst Song Ever Prelim 2 Groups 9-16

Group 9- (in soccer, this might be the group of death ... actually it might do that for us, too, as pretty much all 5 of these songs can induce suicidal tendancies)

I'm Henry VIII, I Am- Herman's Hermits (the Liz Taylor song in reverse)
Electric Slide- Marcia Griffiths (boogie oogie oogie)

Group 10-

Laffy Taffy- D4L
In The Year 2525- Zager & Evans

Group 11-

Whoomp, There It Is- Tag Team (back again)
I Kissed A Girl- Katy Perry (hey, every guy's fantasy, right?)

Group 12-

Summer Girls- LFO (I'll have to go back through the thread to thank the community member who nominated this classic we missed the first time.  the seeker caught this one)
Crocodile Rock- Elton John (like a lot of Elton's music [and yes, I like women] but this song is flat out annoying)

Group 13-

Say- John Mayer (what I want to say is this song is a huge pile of dung)
Superbowl Shuffle- 1985 Chicago Bears

Group 14-

Run Joey Run- David Geddes
You Light Up My Life- Debbie Boone (this song's a bore.  Like some kind of chore.  Can't get it out of my head.  Doo doo doo doo)

Group 15-

You're Beautiful- James Blunt
These Words- Natasha Bedford (these words you've chosen have landed you in a worst song ever tournament, with many people saying I hate you, I hate you, I hate you)

Group 16-

Ticks- Brad Paisley (not the worst country song of all time, but one of the worst lines ever)
Tiptoe Through The Tulips- Tiny Tim



Since: Nov 13, 2008
Posted on: April 29, 2010 4:25 pm
 

Worst Song Ever Prelim 2 Groups 9-16

I can't vote for it for another reason, so if it's tied for a spot, it won't be moving on (will explain in 2 weeks).
I'm properly intrigued now, Bucc. 





Since: Oct 5, 2009
Posted on: April 27, 2010 5:00 pm
 

Worst Song Ever Prelim 2 Groups 9-16

Buc, thanks for telling me about this, glad to add my 2 cents

Group 9
Do you really want to Hurt Me (has a shot at the title)
Electric Slide

Group 10
Boogie Oogie Oogie
MacArthur Park (just because you can have so much fun with the lyrics)

Group 11
Whoomp, There it is (I always wondered how to spell whoomp)
Seasons in the Sun (another serious contender)

Group 12
Safety Dance
Summer Girls

Group 13
I Am Woman
(Hit Me) Baby One More Time (both equally deserving, and couldn't be by more opposite performers)

Group 14
I Touch Myself (the name alone warrants consideration)
You Light Up My Life

Group 15
The Night Chicago Died
These Words

Group 16
Ticks
Tiptoe thru the Tulips (he was laughing all the way to the bank; this song debuted on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

 




Since: Jan 9, 2007
Posted on: April 27, 2010 2:50 pm
 

Worst Song Ever Prelim 2 Groups 9-16

Sweet Caroline made the list?   SurprisedYeah, somebody nominated it, and like I said, this is a democracy.  I can't vote for it for another reason, so if it's tied for a spot, it won't be moving on (will explain in 2 weeks).



Since: Nov 13, 2008
Posted on: April 27, 2010 2:06 pm
 

Worst Song Ever Prelim 2 Groups 9-16

Last night my local supermarket had Mmmmm Bop playing in the aisles.  I left my nearly-full cart right there in the cereal aisle and fled the building.  My ears are still bleeding.    Yell



Group 9:   U Can't Touch This and The Girl is Mine

Group 10:   MacArthur Park and Boogie Oogie Oogie

Group 11:  Tom's Diner and She's Like the Wind

Group 12:  She Blinded Me With Science and My Sharona

Group 13:  I Am Woman and I Get Knocked Down

Group 14:  Don't Worry Be Happy and I Touch Myself

Group 15:  The Night Chicago Died and These Words

Group 16:  Tiptoe Through the Tulips and Morning Train



Sweet Caroline made the list?   Surprised




Since: Oct 23, 2009
Posted on: April 26, 2010 11:43 pm
 

Worst Song Ever Prelim 2 Groups 9-16

I found out after judging the first eight groups, that no matter how bad I think the song is, somebody out there likes it. 
I got to shake hands with the late Buck O'Neil one time and I thanked him for his part in the Cubs trading Lou Brock to the Cardinals for Ernie Broglio.  He just said, "good enough then", but he never quit smiling.  So I'll listen to these on youtube to remind myself of how bad they sounded to me originally and then vote with a Buck O'Neil smile on my face.

Group 9
The Girl Is Mine- Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson.  Sorry boys, nobody will get the girls by singing this.
Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?- Culture Club.  No, but you did hurt me first.


Group 10
Boogie Oogie Oogie- A Taste Of Honey   I never could keep straight which part of this was the name of the song and which was the name of the band.
MacArthur Park- Richard Harris, I want to "Escape from LA" because this is the bad song that never ends.  And I think every college band played this in the 70s.


Group 11
She's Like The Wind- Patrick Swayze   Where are the ghostbusters when you need them?
I Kissed A Girl- Katy Perry   And how drunk was she?


Group 12
She Blinded Me With Science- Thomas Dolby  I just hope the name "Dolby" will be remembered for good stereo equipment.
My Sharona- The Knack   Not the rose of sharon bush.


Group 13  (the hardest group - all nearly equally bad.)
I Am Woman- Helen Reddy  Just one of a whole genre of these.  "I bring home the bacon, I fry it up in a pan.  I am (spell it out now) w o m a n. 
Say- John Mayer  If you say it once, it's information.  If you keep repeating it, it's torture.


Group 14
Run Joey Run- David Geddes  Killing her softly
I Touch Myself- The Divinyls   by the dashboard light


Group 15
Paradise By The Dashboard Light- Meatloaf   Because you're beautiful, he composed an opera song.
You're Beautiful- James Blunt   but only by the dashboard light


Group 16
Cheeseburger In Paradise- Jimmy Buffet  Cheeseburgers are not kosher.
Ticks- Brad Paisley   He checked her for ticks but only found poison ivy.


I am not voting for 2525, but I would if they added a verse about the year 9999, because that will be the year the computer geeks will have to race against time to avoid the dreaded Y10K calamity.


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