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QI - What is the saddest song you know?

QI - What is the saddest song you know?

According to the New York Times, hundreds of Hungarians killed themselves under the influence of a song. Gloomy Sunday, written by Hungarian composer Rezso Seress in the 1933, was deemed responsible. Billie Holiday's version is probably the best known.

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Guest: (1389 days ago)
Latest comment: I prefer Billy Mackenzie's version.
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Latest comment: I prefer Billy Mackenzie's version.
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Guest: KILL HAMMOND (1391 days ago)
Boreme. Get rid of Hammond or I'll stop coming back.
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Boreme. Get rid of Hammond or I'll stop coming back.
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Guest: Sageromoto Nabongi (1392 days ago)
McQueen the bent runt, did us a favour by offing his skin. Look at the rubbish he designed. Just a queer blacky who aint missed by anyone except fickle morons and bottie boys - pathetic: ghood riddance to bad rubbish say I
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McQueen the bent runt, did us a favour by offing his skin. Look at the rubbish he designed. Just a queer blacky who aint missed by anyone except fickle morons and bottie boys - pathetic: ghood riddance to bad rubbish say I
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TheBob TheBob (1392 days ago)
Come on. Steve McQueen wasn't gay - he was in the marines for heaven's sake. And he definitely wasn't black - I've seen Bullitt
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Come on. Steve McQueen wasn't gay - he was in the marines for heaven's sake. And he definitely wasn't black - I've seen Bullitt
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Guest: bored@home (1389 days ago)
McQueen also had a whole string of hits, The Seven Seas of Rye being a notable smash.
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McQueen also had a whole string of hits, The Seven Seas of Rye being a notable smash.
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Guest: Disgruntled (1392 days ago)
Annoying advert on right on my log in too see the venerable Fry. Advert Hammonds Tech Head.. plays irrespective of whether you wish it to and uses up bandwidth. Monetize your website but don't drive us mad with this intrusive stuff, please.
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Annoying advert on right on my log in too see the venerable Fry. Advert Hammonds Tech Head.. plays irrespective of whether you wish it to and uses up bandwidth. Monetize your website but don't drive us mad with this intrusive stuff, please.
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