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Songs About Games, Games People Play

So here's a song topic that I don't recall us having played - Songs about Games. What songs can you think of about games, mentioned or implied, of any sort in the title or lyrics? 

 

So I'll start with this one as sort of a "blanket" title - - -

 

The Games People Play - Joe South 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Name Game (Shirley Ellis)

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Basketball Jones: Cheech & Chong

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“Little Games”—The Yardbirds

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Hi everyone! I'm a researcher at UC Davis studying music, memory, and aging.

 

Since you're musically inclined, I'm hoping you might be interested in participating in our online study on how advertising jingles and nostalgia can help us remember the past.

 

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Be True To Your School: Beach Boys (football and track).

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Candyland (Love and Theft)

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Rip Van Winkle: The Devotions (Those little elves bowled on the green).

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Playing a Game (Gentle Giant)

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Dominoes Fall (Rancid)

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Ego Rock: Janis Joplin

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Pizza and Pinball (Rumer)

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Jigsaw (Lady Sovereign)

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Indecisive (Chris Martin)

 

"And there you go, with your silly games, girl"

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Just a Game (Monkees)

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Yester-me, Yester-you, Yesterday: Stevie Wonder

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Waiting Game (Swing Out Sister)

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Poor Little Fool: Rick Nelson (It was Rick’s turn to lose at the game of love).

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Are You Ready For Some Football - Hank Williams Jr.

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Centerfield: John Fogerty

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The Game is Over (John Denver)

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Pinball Wizard - The Who

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Domino (Nicole Atkins)

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Pizza and Pinball (Rumer)

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Chess (Weezer)

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Ace of Spades (Motorhead)

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Foolish Games (Jewel)

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I Lost on Jeopardy (Weird Al)

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Playing Canasta in Cold Rooms (Kate Bush)

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Wheel Of Fortune: Kay Starr

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