Songs to celebrate Chinese New Year?
Good afternoon R&P :)
Today is Chinese New Year - Year of the Dragon.
So, what are your favourite songs mentioning Dragons, or any of the Chinese Zodiac animals?
The 12 animals are: Rat // Ox // Tiger // Rabbit // Dragon // Snake // Horse // Sheep // Monkey // Rooster // Dog // Pig
'Battle of the Dragon' ~ Stevie Nicks http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cbwLRwPe1w
'Tiger Feet' ~ Mud http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMaQUdzjsHU
'Union of the Snake' ~ Duran Duran http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6p5Q6_JBes
'Steel Monkey' ~ Jethro Tull http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hq-zCpGd_I
BQ: What animal year are you?
BQ2: Favourite animal of those in the zodiac?
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My BQ: Dog - specifically 'Family Dog'.
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@ Holliee: You're the same year as my youngest cousin 'Dog on Guard'.
@ Mike H: 1954 = Jan 1st-Feb 2nd is Snake, Feb 3rd onwards is Horse.
- 8 years agoBest Answer
Happy New Year - Again - LOL
1 - Chasing The Dragon - Epica
2 - Ride The Dragon - Manowar - I know you aren't really in to Speed Metal
3 - Rats In The Cellar - Aerosmith
4 - The OX - The Who
5 - Ride The Tiger - Jefferson Starship - before they went Top 40.
6 - Kill The Wabbit - Ozzy Fuud - THe only serious song I Could think of was "White Rabbit" and that surely will be mentioned by somebody.
7 - Rattlesnake Shake - Fleetwwod Mac
8 - Freedom For The Stallion (Horse) - 3 Dog Night
9 - Shock The Monkey - Peter Gabriel
10 - Little Red Rooster - Howlin' WolfSource(s): 11 - Me and You and a Dog Named Boo - Lobo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmZv5ND2YuI 12 - Pigs On The Wing - Pink Floyd - I like War Pigs by Sabbath better but that is another one I'm sure will be used by somebody else. BQ - I have no idea by the Chinese Calendar - It was 1954 if that helps but of the 12 I would love to be a Tiger. BQ2 - The Tiger followed by The Dragon Edit - I missed Sheep Ram On - Paul McCartney http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXT_JEYKJXg
- ManiacLv 58 years ago
Rat: "Flight of the Rat" by Deep Purple
Dragon: "Black Dragon" by Dissection
Snake: "Snakeskin Cowboys" by Ted Nugent
Horse: "The Four Horsemen" by Metallica
Monkey: "Monkey Business" by Skid Row
Dog: "Thirsty Dog" by Nick Cave
Pig: "War Pigs" by Black Sabbath
BQ: The rat I think, I was born in '96.
BQ2: Dragons are just bada$$!
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- SpikeLv 78 years ago
My favorite song is the one about the God Of Wealth it have been sung so many times before. Even big name HK actors/singers have sung it before.
Here goes one by HK actor and singer Sam Hui(it old like from the late 80s or early 90s)
Here is one from HK singer and actor George Lam(it an old one also from the late 80s or early 90s)
Here is a kid style one, might be from a few years ago.
Here is another version that might be form the year of the pig back in 2007. The pig is dress as the God Of Wealth.
Here is an animated music video of it.
NOTE: There are also Mandarin versions of it, but I like the Cantonese version a lot more.
Here is a Mandarin version anyone want to see it.
- Holly SpeechlessLv 68 years ago
Good afternoon to you too.
The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xb3fZmkzy84
Bruce Dickinson - Tears of The Dragon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzrzSOCAjek
Fleet Foxes - Tiger Mountain Peasant Song. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRfBqoGVFXc
Pink Floyd - Sheep. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcRYdVlGXNQ
Pink Floyd - Dogs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HxHwuiDPgk
Pink Floyd - Pigs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBYrpDAMWX0
This Town Needs Guns - Rabbit. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTukOqLYXKM
This Town Needs Guns - Dog. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTukOqLYXKM
This Town Needs Guns - Pig. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTukOqLYXKM
BQ: 1994, the year of the dog.
BQ2: Being an competitive horse rider, I'll go with the equine variety.
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- MuckyCatLv 68 years ago
Afternoon me lady.
only know puff the magic dragon - Peter Paul & Mary
stones - little red rooster
BQ I'm a rooster.
BQ2 Rooster i have a few in my house.
here's my honey Amy singing monkey man,1 of the best versions of that song.
- ChristinaLv 44 years ago
i celebrate Chinese New Year! i live in Indonesia currently, and i know it sounds kinda lame, but i love to watch lion dances held around here in my country.. ^^ what is Lao and Thai New Year?
- sunkenshipLv 78 years ago
dragonhead - throwing muses
"gracious, good friend, kind, sensitive, soft-spoken, amiable, elegant, reserved, cautious, artistic, thorough, tender, self-assured, shy, astute, compassionate, lucky, flexible. Can be moody, detached, superficial, self-indulgent, opportunistic, stubborn."
ba2: i like dragonsSource(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_zodiac