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"O Come All Ye Faithful," Benedictines Of Mary, Queen Of Apostles
I Bought the CD "Caroling At Ephesus" by this group. This familiar carol is the 24th and last track on this generally melodious and well preformed collection. The first time I played the disc, I was sure I was hearing one of more dogs barking outside at what I eventually noted to be 20 seconds and 49 seconds into the track. On playing it the second time I noted that, coincidentally dogs seemed to be barking outside again. The third time I still at first thought that dogs were barking outside then quickly realized it seemed too much of a coincidence. So I played it, listening close to the speakers to note where the barking sound was coming from, and found it to be definitely on the disc, not coming from outside. It was only after noting all this that I first noticed that the CD cover shows a dog in front of these singing nuns. So maybe it was dog barking heard on the track. But I sort of thought the sound resembled somewhat the barking of a smaller dog than the one pictured. After the two background barking-like sounds on the track, I heard on listening closely and noted other extraneous background sounds, some resembling human speech, some more obscure. In any event no such extraneous sounds, whether from dogs, people, or whatever, seem to do anything to enhance the musical quality of the track. And I found no similar background sounds on any other track of the disc.
Karen Smith
"O Come All Ye Faithful," Benedictines Of Mary, Queen Of Apostles
I Bought the CD "Caroling At Ephesus" by this group. This familiar carol is the 24th and last track on this generally melodious and well preformed collection. The first time I played the disc, I was sure I was hearing one of more dogs barking outside at what I eventually noted to be 20 seconds and 49 seconds into the track. On playing it the second time I noted that, coincidentally dogs seemed to be barking outside again. The third time I still at first thought that dogs were barking outside then quickly realized it seemed too much of a coincidence. So I played it, listening close to the speakers to note where the barking sound was coming from, and found it to be definitely on the disc, not coming from outside. It was only after noting all this that I first noticed that the CD cover shows a dog in front of these singing nuns. So maybe it was dog barking heard on the track. But I sort of thought the sound resembled somewhat the barking of a smaller dog than the one pictured. After the two background barking-like sounds on the track, I heard on listening closely and noted other extraneous background sounds, some resembling human speech, some more obscure. In any event no such extraneous sounds, whether from dogs, people, or whatever, seem to do anything to enhance the musical quality of the track. And I found no similar background sounds on any other track of the disc.
Karen Smith
"One After 909," The Beatles
During the second verse, after 'begging on a bended knee', someone says 'Yes, I did!'
jdizzy
"One of These Days," Pink Floyd
The distorted voice is saying "One of these days, I'm going to cut you into little pieces"
Ra'akone
"One Vision," Queen
At the start there is a weird noise - speed it up and it is revealed as "God works in mysterious ways". Also, the last time he sings the title line it's actually "fried chicken".
A Stranger
"Open Your Heart," Madonna
As the song is fading out she repeatedly slips in the word "come". Is that as in "c'mere" or "come hither" or "come over here" or is she implying you to "cum"? That controversial video might tell you the answer.
Mr. Double-Entendre
"Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)," Raspberries
After the song completely fades out, you can hear the intro to "Go All The Way" very low. This is on the vinyl LP "Starting Over" and not on the CD.
Gregory Hulak

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