Around The Web For 8-31-16

August 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

There is a house in New Orleans They call the Rising Sun And it’s been the ruin of many a poor boy And God I know I’m one The Animals The origins of this song are pretty interesting.  It’s considered a classic folk song which means it’s origin isn’t really known.  Versions of this song date back to as early as 1905.  The Animals, a British band, sang their #1 hit version in 1964 which was 3 full years after Bob Dylan released his version of the song.  It amuses ...Click for More

Around the Web for 8-30-16

August 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Come with me and you’ll be In a world of pure imagination Take a look and you’ll see Into your imagination We’ll begin with a spin Traveling in the world Of my creation What we’ll see Will defy explanation If you want to view paradise Simply look around and view it Anything you want to, do it Wanna change the world? There’s nothing to it – Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Welcome to the news. Let’s get right to the ...Click for More

Around The Web For 8-29-16

August 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

If you could read my mind love What a tale my thoughts could tell Just like an old time movie About a ghost from a wishing well In a castle dark or a fortress strong With chains upon my feet You know that ghost is me And I will never be set free As long as I’m a ghost you can see Gordon Lightfoot I was watching carpool karaoke with Britney Spears and she was asked what her song Oops I Did It Again was about and she was like, “I don’t know, I think it’s just a song” ...Click for More

Around The Web For 8-26-16

August 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

There’s a room where the light won’t find you Holding hands while the walls come tumbling down When they do, I’ll be right behind you So glad we’ve almost made it So sad they had to fade it Everybody wants to rule the world Tears For Fears If you know me you know that I really hated most of the music of the 80’s.  There were some exceptions and Tears For Fears was one of those.  Don’t know why as their music sounds very similar to a lot of the crap of the ...Click for More

Around The Web For 8-24-16

August 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

If you like piña coladas and getting caught in the rain If you’re not into yoga, if you have half a brain If you like making love at midnight in the dunes of the cape Then I’m the love that you’ve looked for, write to me and escape Rupert Holmes We all know this song and at times it’s fun (when you been drinking) and at other times not so much.  The video below is kind of surreal in that it has the Village People introducing Rupert Holmes rather awkwardly.  Still ...Click for More

Around the Web for 8-23-16

August 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

If I had a hammer, I’d hammer in the morning, I’d hammer in the evening, All over this land, I’d hammer out danger, I’d hammer out a warning, I’d hammer out love between, My brothers and my sisters, All over this land. – Peter, Paul, & Mary Welcome to the Tuesday news. I’m sure you are dying to know what’s going on out there so you can show your friends your pop culture knowledge. Let’s get right to the news from around the web for ...Click for More

Around the Web for 8-21-16

August 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

I knew it from the start You would break my heart But you still I had to play this painful part You rapped me ’round your itty bitty finger With your magic smile You kept me hangin’ on a lovers cross a while You put your spell on me Took my breath away But there was nothin’ I could do to make you stay I’m gonna miss you All the love I feel for you Nothing could make me change my point of view Oh girl I’m gonna miss you baby – Milli Vanilli The weekend is ...Click for More

Around The Web For 8-19-16

August 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Some people say a man is made outta’ mud A poor man’s made outta’ muscle and blood Muscle and blood and skin and bones A mind that’s a-weak and a back that’s strong You load sixteen tons, what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt Saint Peter don’t you call me ’cause I can’t go I owe my soul to the company store Tennessee Ernie Ford Here’s a depressing song about the olden days of yore.  I always love when politicians talk of the ...Click for More

Around the Web for 8-18-16

August 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

You can run You can hide Never let it inside Keep livin’ your life in the dark But sooner or later that gentle persuader Is gonna catch up with your heart Make you a dreamer, believer Believin’ in love – Kenny Rogers Back from the road again. This time I was in Las Vegas. It was a scootch toasty there reaching 110 degrees every day but at least it would cool off to a comfortable 90 at night. Back here in Chicago and I’m sure you all missed me. Let’s get to the news ...Click for More

Around The Web For 8-14-16

August 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Can we forget about the things I said when I was drunk? I didn’t mean to call you that I can’t remember what was said or what you threw at me Please tell me… Please tell me why my car is in the front yard, And I’m sleeping with my clothes on I came in through the window last night And you’re gone, gone LIT Remember this song?  No, it spent 11 weeks at #1 back in 1999.  Those were the days when we had bands like Third Eye Blind, The Lemonheads, or Semisonic ...Click for More

Around The Web For 8-12-16

August 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

My friend the communist holds meetings in his RV I can’t afford his gas so I’m stuck here watching TV I don’t have digital I don’t have diddly squat It’s not having what you want it’s wanting what you’ve got I’m gonna soak up the sun, gonna tell everyone to lighten up I’m gonna tell ’em that I’ve got no one to blame For every time I feel lame I’m looking up Sheryl Crow It’s Friday here and not much has changed.  My ...Click for More

Around the Web for 8-11-16

August 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Here I am Just like I said I would be I’m your friend Just like you think it should be Did you think I would stand here and lie As our moment was passing us by Oh I am here Waiting for your change of heart It just takes a beat To turn it around Yes I’m waiting for your change of heart At the edge of my seat Please turn it around – Cyndi Lauper Hey there. It’s good to be back. I’ve been away for a bit as work has gotten somewhat crazy. Remember, it’s up to you ...Click for More

Around The Web For 8-10-16

August 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Everywhere is freaks and hairies Dykes and fairies, tell me where is sanity Tax the rich, feed the poor Till there are no rich no more? I’d love to change the world But I don’t know what to do So I’ll leave it up to you Ten Years After I heard this song just this week in the movie Our Brand Is Crisis and it might have been the best part of the movie. I don’t see many movies and was kind of unimpressed with the thin story line of this one. Anyway, you don’t come ...Click for More

Around The Web For 8-8-16

August 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Winding your way down on Baker Street Lite in your head, and dead on your feet Well another crazy day, you drink the night away And forget about everything This city desert makes you feel so cold Its got so many people but its got no soul And it’s taken you so long to find out you were wrong When you thought it held everything. You used to think that it was so easy You used to say that it was so easy But you’re tryin, you’re tryin now Gerry Rafferty Did you miss me? Of course ...Click for More

Around the Web for 7-28-16

July 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

I want you to want me I need you to need me I’d love you to love me I’m begging you to beg me I want you to want me I need you to need me I’d love you to love me – Cheap Trick Welcome to the Thursday news. The Cubs finally beat the Sox last night and the week is almost over. Things are good and right in the world. Let’s get to the news from around the web for 7-28-16. Oh rednecks. Is there nothing you can’t fix? (Radass) How about some girls in hats? ...Click for More
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