What’s your earworm today?
Category - Music
beyond guilty pleasures- of course no one knows the truth but you (if you do)
Elvis Presley: “Love Me Tender” .
plus every Irish song my cousin Frank could play on the accordion that we could sing to – (unfortunately the folk revival was still to come) – I have loathed the harmless Danny Boy until this day.
gives Agonists two to post to.:-)
It’s all good. No need to agonize. If it makes you all feel too schizoid, I can take it away until the end of the weekend.
There’s Steeleweed’s Jukebox thread to vent our rage at useless wars.
“guilty pleasures” encouraged in this second thread.
I survived with songs that got me up in the morning- ballads not so much
What about you?
1. Mott the Hoople: All the Way from Memphis
Any kind, personal or social, any where, one, the other or both….
Let’s start with two spirituals, as the two different religious stories commemorated this coming week became sung metaphors in the Black American civil rights struggle. Saturday is, as it happens, the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s murder in 1968.
Paul Robeson:” Let My People Go”
The Edwin Hawkins Singers: “Oh Happy Day”
Tom Waits: Looking for the Heart of Saturday Night
Let’s post away our favorite temptation themed music!
Start it, replace it, theme it, post on it, toast on it
own it, or ignore it …
Louis Prima: The Music Goes Down and Around
After at week at the job…, sometimes you just want to hit the road, the highway, or just the streets…, but not the main streets. I always preferred the Backstreets The Boss
Need a break from the ice and snow?
… Kleenex handy?
… Ticket to Ride?
Fare well, Agonistas ~nymole
Odetta- Love, oh careless love” – a late version
Merle Haggard: Frankie and Johnny
Patti Smith with Dylan’s “Boots of Spanish Leather”
at a memorial to her friend Robert Mapplethorpe in France
The Cars, of course: “My Best Friend’s Girl”
The Pretenders: Pack it Up
When a young man’s thoughts turn to…
Post away on whatever appeals to you…
David Bowie: Changes
Tracy Chapman: The times they are a changing (Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Celebration)
(Can’t listen to the Dylan version without getting teary . Chapman steps back a little, later on.)
Joni MItchell: Urge for Going
Sam Cooke: A Change is Going to Come
The Beatles: :Across the Universe(Nothing’s going to change my world)
Radiohead: No surprises