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This is an idea I'm borrowing from another forum. It's pretty simple really post a link to a song you associate with a particular memory/important person in your life along with a short blurb on why the song is important to you. It can be metal or not, something small or something significant. The only rule is that the song has to mean something to you.

 

So I'll start with this:

 

I didn't hear this song until 15 years after the event I associate it with but now I'm filled with both sadness and joy whenever it comes on. My best friend in childhood was killed in a hit & run, god it'll be twenty years to the day in a month's time, and it seems each line in this song reminds me of our antics. As long as we remember them the people we love are never truly gone so I'm thankful there's a song which brings those times flooding back into the forefront of my brain.

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Good thread.



I chose this song because it was my nephew to a "T". His name was Anthony and he was the life of the family.
He loved this song and basically lived his life under this basic premise.
Anthony passed away in a car accident on September 7th, 2008.
I got to meet Chris Cagle a few years later and told him about how this impacted our family. He signed a picture to my sister-in-law in memory of Anthony. Not a day goes by that we don't miss him.

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Now for a happier memory and for the full effect I'm using a clip from that day rather then a full song.

 

Let me set the scene. It's 2014 and your football club, having been on it's knees just two years ago. Having been talked about as the greatest problem the governing body of football has to dea with, having had opposition bosses calling for an immediate termination of their competition license, is hosting their first home final in seven years. Seven seasons of misery, humiliation, and defeat. There's a buzz around the ground, a sense of hope, of expectation, of pride. The anticipation builds and, as has happened all year, just before the game starts 55,000 people stand and sing this as one. The noise rolls like thunder around the ground, deafening, and a tremendous roar erupts as the game begins. Then the onslaught, in a breathtaking 15 minutes they pile on seven consecutive goals and at 1/4 time lead the game 49-7. From that dominant start they go on to win by 58 points and advance to the next round of finals.

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Now back to the Late 90's, I had a blue cd which my friend gave me, said that he didn't liked neither his parents so yeah I got really happy with that CD even if only listened to one track and I had no idea what was called. This song was the only good track in the CD, the other sucked so bad that I was repeating this one all the time. I used to trip with this song, by the time was 6 or 7 I think, I listened this everyday. Also I remember putting some sunglasses and dancing like a tard in front of the radio. So this song brings me good memories of my childhood.

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