Let’s talk about our dear bingo and its relationship with music! Yes! Two amazing man made wonders linked together. And why shouldn’t they be? Bingo is that incredible game that has been part of our lives, as a society, for most of its modern period. And music has been there since the beginning of human kind, since a forest itself is music.
Bingo has become the generator of movies, songs, new games and even music. Let’s travel a little bit into the different areas where we can link these two passions of ours.
First, let’s begin with a top ten list of songs we can listen to while playing bingo or even while reading this post. The songs themselves are not all about bingo, but who wouldn’t get excited during a game while listening to The Eye Of The Tiger?
Out Top Ten Bingo Songs:
- And Bingo Was His Name-Oh – Unknown Traditional Children’s Song
- Congratulations – Cliff Richards
- The final Countdown – Europe
- Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
- Theme for Beach Blanket Bingo – sung by Frankie Avalon & Annette Funicello
- Lucky Man – The Verve
- Let’s Have a Ball – Ry Cooder
- Don’t Play Bingo Tonight Mother – The Happy Gang
- Bingo – M.I.A.
- Love Me Like You – The Magic Numbers
Bingo The Musical
Oh yes, dear friends! There is a musical that takes place in a bingo game. The plot of the musical is about a group of die-hard bingo players who stop at nothing to miss their weekly game. In between the number calling, strange rituals and fierce competitions, love blossoms and long lost friends reunite. Doesn’t it sound exquisite for people like us who love the game?
Rock & Roll Bingo
Believe it or not, there’s a new game inspired both in bingo and music. Rock and Roll Bingo seems to be taking bars and the entertainment industry in England by storm. If you want to play this original new game, players have to replace the caller with a burst of popular music and replace the numbers on the cards with the names of famous bands/ singers and songs. The game comes with a CD that features a DJ, a quiz master and a fun game all in one package.The perfect Bingo Party!
Yes, there’s a music band named like we are: The Bingo Players. They are a prominent Dutch Dance and Electro House DJ and production duo, consisting of Paul Bäumer and Maarten Hoogstraten. They are best known for their hit songs “Cry (Just a Little)” and “Rattle”. “Cry (Just a Little)” which was a Top 40 hit in the Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, and other parts of Europe and Australia, in addition to an international club hit.
I don’t know about you, but I just love to go around life and the web, looking for fun facts about this dear game. Finding links between music and bingo is a way to find connections between our everyday lives and this game that has been part of my life since I was born.