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Sympathy for the Devil
Saturday, October 26, 2013      9 comments

The Rolling Stones, 1968 Please allow me to introduce myself I'm a man of wealth and taste I've been around for a long, long year Stole many a man's soul and faith ... Read more
Judy in Disguise
Friday, October 25, 2013      10 comments

I took the pups to the vet the other day - the boys needed their annual exams and shots, Shalako was along for the ride. On the way back home (we'd walked the 2 miles up), I called the groomers for the fluffies. Samurai and Shalako were getting ... Read more
Elvira
Thursday, October 24, 2013      8 comments

I used to love the cheesy movies with Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. OK, I know the Oakridge Boys (probably) weren't really singing about this Elvira, but, hey, I can dream. 1980 Eyes that look like heaven, lips like sherry wine That g... Read more
Over at the Frankensteins House
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      7 comments

From the Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975 (Janet Weiss) In the velvet darkness Of the blackest night Burning bright There's a guiding star No matter what or who you are ... Read more
The Very Model of a Modern Major-General
Tuesday, October 22, 2013      10 comments

Looking for pirate songs yesterday, I came across the Pirates of Penzance, and love, love, love this song! I'm a fast speaker, but I stumble over this one. I am the very model of a modern Major-General, I've information vegetable, animal... Read more
Yo Ho, A Pirate's Life for Me
Monday, October 21, 2013      6 comments

Another iconic Halloween character - a pirate! Yar, Matey! Yo Ho, Yo Ho, A pirates life for me We pillage and plunder and rifle and loot Drink up me hearties, Yo Ho We kidnap and ravage and don't give a hoot, Drink up me heart... Read more
Devil or Angel
Sunday, October 20, 2013      8 comments

Poor Bobby Vee had trouble with his sweetie - she's two Halloween icons in one! 1960 Devil or angel, I can't make up my mind Which one you are I'd like to wake up and find Devil or angel dear, whichever you are I miss you, I miss y... Read more
Moondance
Saturday, October 19, 2013      10 comments

The moon was just past full tonight when I drove into work - and this was on the radio. It's a majikal moon! Songwriters: MORRISON, VAN 1970 Well, it's a marvelous night for a moondance With the stars up above in your eyes A fan... Read more
This Haunted House
Friday, October 18, 2013      7 comments

Loretta Lynn is supposed to have written this after the death of her friend and fellow country singer, Patsy Cline. 1964 I watched you leave That's how I know you're gone But this heart of mine Keeps telling me I'm wrong. ... Read more
If I Only Had a Brain
Thursday, October 17, 2013      8 comments

I've been trying to blog on various Halloween iconic figures - witch, devil, ghosts, angel, etc. Today, it's the scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz, 1939. (Don't worry, I'll get to the zombies and monsters of Thriller before Halloween) (Scare... Read more
Rhiannon
Wednesday, October 16, 2013      5 comments

Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac wrote and recorded this in 1975. Although the word "witch" is never said, Stevie said it's about a Welch witch. Rhiannon rings like a bell through the night And wouldn't you love to love her? Takes to th... Read more
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

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