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music to have invasive procedures by

Researchers have discovered that listening to your favorite music during a colonoscopy can make it less, err, unnerving.

So what would you choose to listen to while having a scope inserted into your colon by way of your anus?


Probably not NIN...or Barry White.

"Bend Me Shake Me"
"Stuck in the Middle With You"
"Back in the Saddle Again"
"Fingertips Pt 2"
"Ace in the Hole"
"All Around the World"
"Cruel to Be Kind"
and of course
"Try a Little Tenderness"

Hello hello hello, is there anybody in there?

"Back in the Saddle Again"

Rump Shaker

What else? "Moon River."

"Into the Great Wide Open" by Tom Petty


Just give me drugs and knock me out. Music, schmusic, just get it over with.

So Into You by Atlanta Rhythm Section


Deeper and Deeper by Madonna

Send In The Clowns

Van Morrison's "Brown-eyed Girl".

Creedence Clearwater Revival - "Lookin' Out My Back Door"

Unfortunately, I might need to know this soon...

Is someone keeping a list? (I'm nixing Dorkafork's suggestion.)

I had the drugs. No problems, other than the fact that I didn't get to watch the monitor.

I'm told I was fairly hilarious before the drugs wore off.

Had two. The first was under some sort of sedative and I remember it being mildly uncomfortable.

The second time they must have given me the date rape drug. I was witing for them to start, but it was already over.

Bjork. Soothing, highway music.

Yoda's Theme.

Baby Got Back

Black-Eyed Peas' "Let's Get it Started"

Just put on shuffle..

96 Tears
Help Me Rhonda
Mamma Mia
DixieLand Delight
The Missionary Man
Talk to me like lovers do...
Cruel Summer
Feels Like The First Time
Jack Daniels If You Please
I got Stoned and I Missed It
Keep Your Hands To Yourself
Mama Said There'd be days like this

Love Dump
Hole in the Sky
Anything by Six Feet Under

"Lawyers In Love"

From stuff on my computer now.

cure for pain - morphine
mean old world -clapton/allman
the nearness of you - n. jones
blue moon - cowboy junkies
driven to tears - police
in here - ani
help me forget - robert cray

and last but not least

slap and tickle - squeeze

I believe the Doors' "Back Door Man" would be the patently obvious choice for the physician to be singing to the patient.

wheels and mark d., you must have been given Versed, a fabulous drug for procedures that are painful.

You're not knocked out, but are conscious....however, one doctor told me that it tends to make patients rather gabby and say the most amazing things; the types of things you don't usually talk about to strangers.

Highway To Hell - AC/DC
Touch Too Much - ditto
One Way Out - Allman Brothers Band
Ring My Bell - Anita Ward
Good Lovin' Gone Bad - Bad Company
Come And Get It - Badfinger
Fixing a Hole - Beatles
Against the Wind - Bob Seger
Now We're Getting Somewhere - Crowded House
Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue - Crystal Gayle
Love That Burns - Fleetwood Mac
Push It - Garbage
Inside - Jethro Tull
Up Where We Belong - Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
Danger Zone - Kenny Loggins
Glory Box - Portishead
Every Little Bit Hurts - The Small Faces
Let It Bleed - The Rolling Stones
Don't Do Me Like That - Tom Petty

Fixing a Hole - Beatles

That made me laugh and cringe at the same time.

Well I would choose something calm and relaxing like Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony. But I've seen Soylent Green and the bastards have ruined it for me.

Imperial Death March

I've had it done twice.

The first time, it was a combination endoscopy (down the throat) followed by colonoscopy. They changed the scope, spun the table around, and into act 2 I went.

I chose to try the endoscopy without drugs. They had a nurse holding down my head saying soothing things into my ear. After that, I told them to give me something for the colonoscopy. I vaguely remember telling the nurse that she had a soothing voice and should do massage therapy ...

The second time it was just a colonoscopy, and I had them shoot me before it started. Much better.

The Butthole Surfers, of course

Tunnel of Love. Dire Straits.