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Ghost Riders in the Sky
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      5 comments

Songwriter: Stanley Jones, 1948 - many singers have covered it. An old cowboy went riding out one dark and windy day Upon a ridge he rested as he went along his way When all at once a mighty herd of red eyed cows he saw Plowing th... Read more
Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground
Monday, October 14, 2013      4 comments

From devils to angels - Willie Nelson, 1981 If you had not have fallen Then I would not have found you Angel flying too close to the ground And I patched up... Read more
Somebody's Knocking
Sunday, October 13, 2013      11 comments

It's the devil! Terri Gibbs, Somebody's Knocking (1981) Somebody's knocking should I let him in Lord it's the devil would you look at him I've heard about him but I never dreamed He'd have blue eyes and blue jeans ... Read more
Don't Fear the Reaper
Saturday, October 12, 2013      7 comments

Blue Oyster Cult, 1976 All our times have come Here but now they're gone Seasons don't fear the reaper Nor do the wind, the sun or the rain..we can be like they are ... Read more
Witch Doctor
Friday, October 11, 2013      11 comments

I felt sick yesterday and called off from work. Took a phenergan (anti-nausea medication) just after 1815 (6:15p). It knocked me out until 0200, and I couldn't wake up enough to get up until 04. Stumbled around, fixed coffee (note to self, pref... Read more
Abracadabra
Thursday, October 10, 2013      9 comments

The Steve Miller Band, 1982 I heat up, I can't cool down You got me spinnin' 'Round and 'round 'Round and 'round and 'round it goes Where it stops nobody knows ... Read more
Bark at the Moon
Wednesday, October 09, 2013      10 comments

By Ozzy Osbourne, 1983 (I didn't know it, but I found it on a search for Halloween songs) Screams break the silence Waking from the dead of night Vengeance is boiling He's returned to kill the light ... Read more
M.T.A. (The Man Who Never Returned)
Tuesday, October 08, 2013      8 comments

A modern fable of a man trapped, bound to "ride forever 'neath the streets of Boston, and he's the man that never returned!" Kingston Trio, 1949 These are the times that try men's souls In the course of our nation's history The peop... Read more
Headless Horseman
Monday, October 07, 2013      14 comments

Bwa-ha-hah! Continuing the theme of atypical monsters and spooks for the month of Halloween! The Headless Horseman from "The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad" Composed by Don Raye and Gene de Paul Gather 'round and I'll elucidate ... Read more
Jolly Green Giant
Sunday, October 06, 2013      10 comments

Continuing with atypical monsters, here's the Jolly Green Giant by the Lettermen, 1965 In the valley of the jolly (Ho - ho - ho) Heard about the Jolly Green Gia... Read more
Bird's the Word
Saturday, October 05, 2013      7 comments

The educational show Sesame Street came along at the wrong time for me - I was too old and had no kids, so I didn't get it. Big Bird always seemed a little scary for the kids for me, but, what do I know? (The first time I saw the Smurfs was at ... Read more
Phantom of the Opera
Friday, October 04, 2013      12 comments

We had a busy, busy night at work last night - over 7000 steps by the time I got home (usually around 4000 or so). We was hurtin'! So, for the month of October and Halloween (my favorite month) ... Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and... Read more
Someday, My Prince Will Come
Thursday, October 03, 2013      9 comments

Now I have Disney songs on the brain. From Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs, 1937 Some day my prince will come Some day I'll find my love And how thrilling that moment will be When the prince of my dreams comes to me ... Read more
Kiss the Girl
Wednesday, October 02, 2013      7 comments

From the Disney classic, The Little Mermaid, 1989. They've been advertising the DVD on TV lately, so the tune is stuck in my head ... at least, that is, the chorus "go on and kiss the girl" There you see her Sitting there across the ... Read more
Unbirthday Song
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      10 comments

If today is your birthday, have a happy! If not, we can celebrate our unbirthdays! "Unbirthday" was a word coined by Lewis Carroll in Thru the Looking-Glass. From Disney's animated Alice in Wonderland, 1951 A very merry unbirthday ... Read more

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