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#2157744 - 09/26/13 12:33 AM Which songs for a"Mad Men" theme party?
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Any suggestions for songs for solo piano for a "Mad Men" theme cocktail party? I'm thinking:

Mack The Knife
Fly Me To The Moon - Sinatra
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - The Platters
Guantanamera
Take Five
Fever
Georgia
That's Amore
Ain't Misbehavin'
Satin Doll
All Of Me
As Time Goes By
Blue Moon

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#2157747 - 09/26/13 12:37 AM Re: Which songs for a"Mad Men" theme party? [Re: rintincop]
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When Sunny Gets Blue
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
There Will Never Be Another You
Just Friends
I Can't Get Started
Like Someone In Love
Night And Day
It Could Happen To You
Girl From Ipanema
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise

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#2157748 - 09/26/13 12:38 AM Re: Which songs for a"Mad Men" theme party? [Re: rintincop]
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Here's a list of actual songs used in the series, I don't think many of these actually suit the characters very well :

http://www.madmensongs.com/

Some are from The Great American Song Book and there's pop stuff from the 60's and 50's

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#2157871 - 09/26/13 08:01 AM Re: Which songs for a"Mad Men" theme party? [Re: rintincop]
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Pull together a medley of '60's jingles that you like and throw 'em out there ... heh, heh, maybe some old guy there like me could actually remember or name one. grin
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#2157881 - 09/26/13 08:30 AM Re: Which songs for a"Mad Men" theme party? [Re: Rerun]
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indeed, pull up any Rat Pack CD.
Unforgettable
Foggy London Town
That's Amor'e (Dino)
An Evening in Roma (Dino)
Please Be Kind
Lady is a Tramp
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#2157943 - 09/26/13 10:25 AM Re: Which songs for a"Mad Men" theme party? [Re: Farmerjones]
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Yep, absolutely rat pack ... here's an old Dino one that's pretty easy using a New Orleans style bass line:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_CpyJHK-gA


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#2158035 - 09/26/13 01:34 PM Re: Which songs for a"Mad Men" theme party? [Re: rintincop]
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It's not a Mad Men party without this one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-vN4H4KBpA

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#2158124 - 09/26/13 03:59 PM Re: Which songs for a"Mad Men" theme party? [Re: Sir Lurksalot]
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I think I need a martini


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