Category: music

Christmas Wrapping

Why isn’t there an “Official” video for this song? Every Christmas I get  the Waitresses’ Christmas Wrapping stuck in my head like a Manchurian Candidate on the Queen of Diamonds. I’m surprised there’s not an “official video” for it somewhere…

Imagine 30 Years Ago

Bowie credits Lennon for inspiring “Fame.” Thirty years ago today. Where was I? High School. It feels like I was much older but the numbers don’t lie. Thirty years ago today I was in high school when John Lennon died.…

Tuesday Tickler: Apache

I don’t know which is funnier, this scene from the Prince of Bel Air, or the original that’s been floating around YouTube? For good measure, here’s the Sugar Hill Gang performing it:

Every Sha La La La

Sometimes when I sit down to write, I open my Web browser intending to find the source of a quote or factoid I think I remember. Sometimes I am successful. Sometimes I fail. And sometimes I get completely taken away…

Twilight Time

I wouldn’t call it an earworm (or ohrwurm) as defined by EarwormsResearch.org – “the earworm phenomenon – getting a catchy, annoying little song, tune, or jingle stuck in one’s head“ – though the song has been stuck in my head.…