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Old 08-29-2014, 07:35 PM
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Songs With Only A Letter/Number Combination As The Title

TVC15, David Bowie
12XU, Wire
CPL593H, Roxy Music

Any others?
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Old 08-29-2014, 08:01 PM
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CPL593H, Roxy Music
That's actually titled "Remake/Remodel." However, Roxy Music did do "2HB."
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Old 08-29-2014, 08:39 PM
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That's actually titled "Remake/Remodel." However, Roxy Music did do "2HB."


Perfect, thanks.
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867-5309, Tommy Tutone (wait does it count if there's no letters?)

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634-5789

Wilson Picket song featured in Blues Brothers 2000
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One After 909 (Beatles), is a letter number combination.
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7 AM - Kesha
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25 or 6 to 4 is close.
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Frank Zappa: "H.R. 2911"
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TVC15, David Bowie
Love that song.


How about YYZ by Rush?
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Old 08-29-2014, 09:57 PM
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The Time's 777-9311. There's no letters, though.
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T 4 2
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ME 262 -- Blue Oyster Cult

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Old 08-29-2014, 11:04 PM
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ABC by the Jackson Five.
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Old 08-29-2014, 11:13 PM
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ST 100/6 by Big Star fits the thread criterion exactly.
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Another: D.C.B.A.-25 by Jefferson Airplane.
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5:15 AM Mark Knopfler
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T 4 2
HAH!

How about B-17?

That's cheating, of course, because the actual title is Please, Mister, Please.
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Old 08-30-2014, 12:16 AM
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"3 AM" by Guadalcanal Diary (from the album 2X4).

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"2JN" by R.E.M. (sorta cheating since it's dedicated to Jack Nitzsche)
"M1 A1" by Gorillaz
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Old 08-30-2014, 03:07 AM
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K-39 - The Challengers (for those who like classic surf music)
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Old 08-30-2014, 03:45 AM
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5:15 - The Who.

4′33″ - John Cage.

1984 - David Bowie (Very likely there are also other songs entitled 1984.)

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Just the first four numbers: Lee Hi's 1 2 3 4.
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The Byrds, C.T.A.-102
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Pi by Kate Bush off of Aerial.
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"2JN" by R.E.M.
Also "1,000,000". Okay, not a letter-number combo, unless you add the band name.

(In which case, we might include "One" by U2).
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1-2-3 - Len Barry
1234 - Feist

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409 - Beach Boys
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one after 909 (beatles), is a letter number combination.
909 1

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Uh, not to be pedantic, but the OP, judging by the examples he gave, is looking for song titles with letter/number combinations not songs with only letters or only numbers. A lot of the songs posted here don't qualify.
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"HCO 97658" by Kak, an obscure (but wonderful) psychedelic rock group from the late 60s. I assume that was at one point the catalog number of the record.
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Old 08-30-2014, 05:42 PM
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Do random letters or acronyms count?

SWLABR by Cream.

N.I.B. by Black Sabbath.
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Too bad we don't have any examples by U2, or UB40.
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Old 08-30-2014, 06:28 PM
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Van Halen's "A.F.U." on the album OU812.
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P.T. 109 - Jimmy Dean

YAY! I thought of one.


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Do random letters or acronyms count?

SWLABR by Cream.

N.I.B. by Black Sabbath.
SWLABR wasn't random. It stands for She Was Like A Bearded Rainbow. Nonsensical, yes, but not random.

And I would nominate Wings' "1985" (or Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five if you prefer) but it has numbers only.

Did the movie THX1138 have a theme song?

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Do random letters or acronyms count?

SWLABR by Cream.

N.I.B. by Black Sabbath.
Or EMI by the Sex Pistols. They also had a song called Seventeen, but on the label I think it was written out as a word, not numerals.

What about 7 Teen by The Regents, or 7 and 7 is by Love, do they count?

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I suppose Pennsylvania 6-5000 (Glenn Miller) wouldn't count?
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2112 by Rush.

25 or 6 to 4 by Chicago?
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Only numbers, but '8:05' by Moby Grape (great ballad).
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The first five tracks on Front 242's Pulse are:

Seq666 <P>
Seq666 <U>
Seq666 <L>
Seq666 <S>
Seq666 <E>
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98.6 - Keith
5.45 - Gang of Four

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I'm going to throw in Anthony Braxton.

He famously named his songs with graphical symbols labeled with cryptic numbers and letters. He claims even he doesn't know what they mean. Examples on the Wikipedia link above.
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On the underrated Mob Rules album, Black Sabbath had an instrumental track called "E5150"
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2CV by Lloyd Cole.
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Maxmo Park - A19
The Saw Doctors - N17
Both roads I think.

Grandaddy - AM180
The Left Rights - Qy10 (for a given definition of "song")
The Jackson 5 song is just called "ABC", but sometimes referred to as "ABC 123".
Probably lots of M+number ones and X+number. All I can think of is M1A1 though (above).
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Paul Revere and the Raiders -- SS-396
The Gamblers -- LSD-25

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Thanks; I'd almost given up on this thread.
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