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Any 10cc fans out there? Discuss your 5 favorite songs.

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Initial post: Jul 24, 2012 2:30:22 PM PDT
Any 10cc fans out there? discuss your 5 favorite songs.

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Posted on Jul 25, 2012 2:26:33 PM PDT
vivazappa says:
Load up load up load up the Rubber Bulletts!!!

"I like to hear those convicts squeel
It's a shame these slugs ain't real"


Posted on Jul 25, 2012 3:14:26 PM PDT
Wayne Klein says:
Favs for me:

The Second Setting for the Last Supper
Life is a Minestrone
Lazy Days
The Hospital Song
Ships Don't Disappear in the Night (Do they?)
Wall Street Shuffle
Old Mister Time
Overdraft in Overdrive
Feel the Benefit
The Things We Do For Love
One Night in Paris

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 2:01:14 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 26, 2012 2:10:57 AM PDT
Yeah, I was a huge Eric purr Stewart fan.

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 2:30:32 AM PDT

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 7:15:06 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 26, 2012 7:47:47 AM PDT
Eddie H. says:
I have every proper record by 10CC
5 favorite songs
---Don't Hang Up..(LP--How Dare You)
---Fresh Air For My Momma..(Debut lp)
---Somewhere In Hollywood..(LP-Sheet Music)
---For You and I..(lp..Bloody Tourist)
---The Dean and I..(Debut lp)

I wrote them a letter in 1973...They sent me a Sheet Music T-Shirt...and a letter back how nice it was to have fans in the states...
Should have been huge...(All original 4 are Great singers!)

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 8:48:46 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 26, 2012 8:52:06 AM PDT
CD Lover says:
Love 'em. My five favorites:

1) "Blackmail" - (from "The Original Soundtrack") Woefully overlooked song that has held up well over time.
2) "Dreadlock Holiday" (from "Bloody Tourists") Ditto what Owned By Kitties wrote.
3) "Life Is A Minestrone" (from "The Original Soundtrack") Catchy melody over clever wordplay.
4) "The Wall Street Shuffle" (from "Sheet Music") First 10cc song I ever heard; still one of my faves.
5) "Good Morning Judge" (from "Deceptive Bends") Catchy tune, funny lyrics.

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 9:45:59 AM PDT
naldo says:
"Clockwork Creep" and it's sequel "I'm Mandy Fly Me".

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 11:39:24 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 26, 2012 11:46:04 AM PDT
Eddie H. says:
Excluding Best of and live 10cc albums my favorite in order...
1-How Dare You
2-10 cc
3-Sheet Music
4-Bloody Tourist
5-Deceptive Bends
6-The original soundtrack
7-10 out of 10
8-Look Hear
9-Windows In The Jungle
10-Mirror Mirror(really 2 solo albums in one on Eric Stewarts songs Graham Gouldman is not on them and vice versa....they are not involved at all with each other songs!)

For good measure....Me Thinks School Stinks by Hotlegs who are 10cc...some very good stuff..this is there 1st'll see the template for their later stuff

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 11:20:04 PM PDT
Things We Do For Love
I'm Not In Love
Dreadlock Holiday
Cry (Godley & Creme)

That's about it as far as stuff I like by them.

Posted on Jul 27, 2012 8:18:39 AM PDT
Stratocaster says:
Wow. 5 songs? That's a tough one.

For me, like most people of that time period, 10CC first came to light with "I'm Not In Love". Once I got the "Original Soundtrack" LP and heard the quality of the entire album, I decided to delve more deeply into the rest of their catalogue. And I was never disappointed!

So much so, that I actually credit Crème & Stewart for a big part of my own guitar style - I love the dual harmony guitar leads that they used often, and have incorporated that technique (using overdubs) quite often myself in original songs (mine and others that I've recorded for).

Somewhere In Hollywood
The Wall Street Shuffle
Brand New Day
The Second Seating for the Last Supper
Old Wild Men

Yeah, I know, this is 6 songs. So sue me.

BTW - for anyone seeking to hear a band that carried on the 10cc legacy, try out "Ween" (No, NOT weezer, Ween!). A lot of 10cc influence there (sadly I think I heard they just broke up).

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 27, 2012 8:23:30 AM PDT
Jim Z says:
Feel The Benefit
One Night In Paris
I'm Not In Love (Full Version only)
Don't Hang Up

The 5th would depend on what HOUR you asked me

HUGE Creme and Godley fan....think "L" is one of the long-lost masterpieces of modern music

Posted on Jul 27, 2012 8:28:48 AM PDT
Stratocaster says:
Per my last post-


Sample these tracks -


If you were a huge 10cc fan, my guess is that you'll be ordering one of these CDs

Posted on Jul 30, 2012 6:15:17 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 30, 2012 6:25:18 PM PDT
Mike B. says:
Great band! Need 30 to do them justice:

1) Donna
2) The Dean And I
3) Rubber Bullets
4) Ships Don't Disappear In The Night (Do They?)
5) The Wall Street Shuffle
6) The Worst Band In The World
7) Hotel
8) Silly Love
9) Somewhere In Hollywood
10) The Sacro-Iliac
11) Oh Effendi
12) Une Nuit A Paris (One Night In Paris)
13) I'm Not In Love
14) The Second Sitting For The Last Supper
15) Life Is A Minestrone
16) The Film Of My Love
17) I'm Mandy, Fly Me
18) Art For Art's Sake
19) Good Morning Judge
20) The Things We Do For Love
21) Marriage Bureau Rendezvous
22) People In Love
23) Feel The Benefit, Pt. 1-3
24) Dreadlock Holiday
25) For You And I
26) Les Nouveaux Riches
27) Memories
28) Notell Hotel
29) Tomorrow's World Today
30) Run Away

Posted on Jul 30, 2012 10:56:45 PM PDT
Sodenfir says:
"Donna" for its pastiche strangeness.
"Art for Art's Sake" is such a fun jam.
"Life is a Minestrone" is another fun one.
"Dreadlock Holiday" brings back sunny memories.
And of course "I'm Not in Love" which reminds me of Alan Parsons, but he came after this.

Posted on Nov 4, 2012 11:17:01 AM PST
A. Strong says:
Getting past: "I'm Not In Love" (my favorite song by the band)

1. Brand New Day
2. Une Nuit a Paris
3. I Bought a Flat Guitar Tutor
4. Don't Hang Up
5. The Wall Street Shuffle

Wonderful band and the six songs above are my favorites...

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 12:45:11 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 4, 2012 12:49:31 PM PST
Johnny Bee says:
Joseph - Don't have any 10cc in my collection.

What do you consider to be their best three albums?

Posted on Nov 4, 2012 2:58:00 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 4, 2012 3:00:06 PM PST
I've always considered "Dreadlock Holliday" to be their best album, which is strange since it had only Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart from the original 'Hotlegs'. (Look it up if you don't get the reference.) My faves have always been just about everything from the above album, and their early songs like, "Rubber Bullets", "The Dean And I", "The Wall Street Shuffle", "I'm Not In Love" and "Waterfall".

I also bought all of the Godley and Creme music I could find. Their 'gizmo' was a really cool addition to the world of guitar playing.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 5, 2012 2:43:03 AM PST
Hi Johnny
Bloody Tourists
Sheet music
Look Hear- are my 3 favorites

Posted on Nov 5, 2012 6:15:38 AM PST
feel the benefit
oh donna
rubber bullets
worst band in the world
wall st shuffle

bonus fries
dreadlock holiday

Posted on Mar 5, 2013 1:37:47 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Mar 5, 2013 1:38:13 PM PST
Old father time
I'm Mandy fly me
Last night
Good morning Judge
I'm not in Love
Reds in my Bed
Feel The Benefit

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 29, 2013 6:11:14 AM PDT
M. Burville says:
A tragedy that they broke up. Were well on their way towards being one of the best bands. At least Gouldman is doing his best to keep it going.

Feel the Benefit
Silly Love
Don't Hang Up
Brand New Day

Long live 10cc

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 29, 2013 7:50:04 AM PDT
onsenkuma says:
10CC had little to say worth hearing after the departures of Godley and Creme, though 'Dreadlock Holiday' was a hoot. IMO the 'How Dare You' album was their creative high point: all weird killer and no conventional filler. Five favourites:

Rubber Bullets
Art For Art's Sake
Don't Hang Up
One Night in Paris
Lazy Days
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