Around the Web for 7-21-16

July 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Money talks But it don’t sing and dance And it don’t walk And long as I can have you Here with me, I’d much rather be Forever in blue jeans – Neil Diamond Welcome to Thursday. A heat bloom is going to be settling on the Chicago area today bringing with it some high temperatures. Given my current physical and health situation and the fact that I am heading to work at an outdoor festival for the next four days, I give my chances of surviving this week to be about 50/50. ...Click for More

Around The Web For 7-20-16

July 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

She dashed by me in painted on jeans And all the heads turned because she was the queen In the blink of an eye I knew her number and her name yeah And she said I was the tiger she wanted to tame Caribbean Queen Now we’re sharing the same dream And our hearts they beat as one No more love on the run Billy Ocean Say what you will but that Billy Ocean moves fast.  I mean she walked in the room and now he’s not getting any more love on the run.  Can you believe this song won a Grammy ...Click for More

Around the Web for 7-19-16

July 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rock me all the time to the top Er war ein Punker Und er lebte in der großen Stadt Es war in Wien, war Vienna Wo er alles tat Er hatte Schulden denn er trank Doch ihn liebten alle Frauen Und jede rief Come and rock me Amadeus – Falco It’s only Tuesday? Why has this week already seemed to be dragging on? I think you all are witnessing what could be my last few days on earth. I am working at a festival in Wisconsin at the end of the week that is outdoors. The weather is supposed to ...Click for More

Around The Web For 7-18-16

July 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Lido missed the boat that day he left the shack But that was all he missed and he ain’t comin’ back Next stop Chi town Lido put the money down Let ’em roll He said one more job ought to get it one last shot ‘fore we quit it One for the road Boz Scaggs Did you know in the late 60’s Boz Scaggs was the lead singer of the Steve Miller Band cause I sure didn’t.  I heard this song on my new favorite channel on Sirus XM “Yacht Rock Radio” this morning ...Click for More

Around The Web For 7-15-16

July 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Another head hangs lowly Child is slowly taken And the violence caused such silence Who are we mistaken? But you see, it’s not me It’s not my family In your head, in your head They are fighting With their tanks, and their bombs And their bombs, and their guns In your head, in your head They are crying The Cranberries Seems like an appropriate song in light of the jackass who drove his truck through a crowd of people killing at least 84 in France.  I’m sure here in America my ...Click for More

Around The Web For 7-13-16

July 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Heading down south to the land of the pines I’m thumbing my way into North Carolina Staring up the road and pray to God I see headlights I made it down the coast in seventeen hours Picking me a bouquet of dogwood flowers And I’m a-hopin’ for Raleigh, I can see my baby tonight So rock me momma like a wagon wheel Rock me momma any way you feel Hey momma rock me Rock me momma like the wind and the rain Rock me momma like a south bound train Hey momma rock me Darius Rucker I ...Click for More

Around the Web for 7-12-16

July 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Still looking for that blue jean, baby queen Prettiest girl I’ve ever seen See her shake on the movie screen, Jimmy Dean James Dean, rock on – Michael Damian The all star game is tonight. We are Cubs season ticket holders here at MWTVG so this game actually matters for us tonight. All of a sudden too, I’m finding myself having an actual opinion on the all star game being the determining factor in home field advantage for the World Series. It’s been long enough now, ...Click for More

Around The Web For 7-11-16

July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

When the moon is in the Seventh House And Jupiter aligns with Mars Then peace will guide the planets And love will steer the stars This is the dawning of the Age of Aquarius Age of Aquarius Aquarius! Aquarius! Harmony and understanding Sympathy and trust abounding No more falsehoods or derisions Golden living dreams of visions Mystic crystal revelation And the mind’s true liberation Aquarius! Aquarius! 5th Dimension What a bunch of hippie nonsense that song was.  Don’t get me wrong ...Click for More

Around the Web for 7-10-16

July 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’m gonna need someone to help me I’m gonna need somebody’s hand I’m gonna need someone to hold me down I’m gonna need someone to care I’m gonna writhe and shake my body I’ll start pulling out my hair I’m gonna cover myself with the ashes of you And nobody’s gonna give a damn!!! Son of a bitch, give me a drink One more night This can’t be me Son of a bitch If I can’t get clean I’m gonna drink my life away – Nathaniel ...Click for More

Around The Web For 7-8-16

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Crystal ball on the table Showing the future, the past Same cat with them evil eyes And I knew it was a spell she cast She’s just a devil woman With evil on her mind Beware the devil woman She’s gonna get you… She’s just a devil woman With evil on her mind Beware the devil woman She’s gonna get you from behind… Cliff Richard This song only ever made it to #6 way back in 1976.  I sometimes am amazed at how songs at the time don’t necessarily do all that ...Click for More

Around the Web for 7-7-16

July 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Out where the river broke The bloodwood and the desert oak Holden wrecks and boiling diesels Steam in forty five degrees The time has come To say fair’s fair To pay the rent To pay our share The time has come A fact’s a fact It belongs to them Let’s give it back How can we dance When our earth is turning How do we sleep While our beds are burning – Midnight Oil Welcome to Thursday. It’s been a short week but it’s still felt like a long one. Let’s get to ...Click for More

Around The Web For 7-6-16

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Something’s at the edge of your mind You don’t know what it is Something you were hoping to find But you’re not sure what it is Then you hear the music And it all comes crystal clear The music does the talking Says the things you want to hear I’m young, I’m wild and I’m free Got the magic power of the music in me I’m young, I’m wild and I’m free Got the magic power of the music in me Triumph Yeah it’s finally raining here in Chicago. ...Click for More

Around The Web For 7-5-16

July 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Spending all my nights All my money going out on the town Doing anything just to get you off of my mind But when the morning comes I’m right back where I started again Trying to forget you is just a waste of time Baby come back, any kind of fool could see There was something in everything about you Baby come back, you can blame it all on me I was wrong, and I just can’t live without you Player Alright, I’m back.  Long, long, long weekend.  Went to the Cubs game yesterday ...Click for More

Around the Web for 7-2-16

July 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

You can run on for a long time Run on for a long time Run on for a long time Sooner or later God’ll cut you down Sooner or later God’ll cut you down Go tell that long tongue liar Go and tell that midnight rider Tell the rambler, the gambler, the back biter Tell ’em that God’s gonna cut ’em down Tell ’em that God’s gonna cut ’em down – Johnny Cash Welcome to 4th of July weekend. Enjoy the weekend and be safe. Let’s get to the news from ...Click for More

Around The Web For 7-1-16

July 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Doctor, my eyes have seen the years And the slow parade of fears without crying Now I want to understand I have done all that I could To see the evil and the good without hiding You must help me if you can ‘Cause I have wandered through this world And as each moment has unfurled I’ve been waiting to awaken from these dreams People go just where they will I never noticed them until I got this feeling That it’s later than it seems Jackson Browne We did it! We made it half way ...Click for More
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