Saturday, March 23, 2019

When A Song Gets Stuck In Your Head ...

So for the past several weeks I have been posting semi-regular updates about the music that has appeared unbidden in my noggin, often with absolutely zero relevance to what has been going on in my life at the time. A couple of been monumentally annoying, others have been sublime, and most of them have been simply enjoyable.

What has been surprising to me is the relative under-representation of the music of the 60s and 70s in this list. While there are some notable entries, (Frank Zappa, CSNY, Bowie, George Harrison from the 70s, the Beatles and Marvin Gaye from the 60s) the majority seems to be coming from the New Wave movement in the 80s.

Regardless, one of these days I am going to take all of these and compile them into a killer, somewhat odd and disturbing, playlist. For now, y'all can pick and choose as you see fit.


Posting dateArtistTitle
1/31Rick SpringfieldSpeak To The Sky
2/3The Pointer SistersHe's So Shy
2/5David BowieStarman
2/6Ozzy OsbourneFlying High Again
2/7GenesisDuke (the whole album)
2/8SqueezeBlack Coffee In Bed
2/9Henry ManciniBaby Elephant Walk
2/14PUPSleep In The Heat
2/16The RembrandtsTheme from "Friends"
2/17Sonny JamesYoung Love
2/18Marvin GayeAin't That Peculiar
2/19Frank ZappaFlakes
2/20Frank ZappaCosmic Debris
2/22Sigh No More, LadiesFrom the Kenneth Branagh film of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing"
2/23Jimmy Eat WorldThe Middle
2/24George HarrisonGive Me Love
2/25The Osmond BrothersDown By The Lazy River
2/26The CarsMy Best Friend's Girl
2/27UnknownTheme from "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver"
2/28Bee GeesNight Fever
3/2UnknownBaby Shark
3/6Giacomo PucciniMusetta's Waltz, from La Boheme
3/7The CureLove Cats
3/8GenesisOne For The Vine
3/9Level 42Tracy
3/12INXSDon't Change
3/14INXSThe One Thing
3/16The BeatlesI'm A Loser
3/17The CranberriesZombie
3/19Tai BachmanShe's So High
3/20Van HalenBeautiful Girls
3/21The BeatlesI've Just Seen A Face
3/22Santo & JohnnySleep Walk
3/23The Icicle WorksWhisper To A Scream

I gotta lie down.

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