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Everybody Knows Your Name
Tuesday, March 25, 2014      13 comments

Continuing the theme (pun intended) - here's the theme to Cheers, written by Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo. Gary sang the theme. Who knew there were more verses? Makin' your way in the world today Takes everything you've got Taking ... Read more
Maverick
Monday, March 24, 2014      10 comments

The Addams Family was wonderful! Afterward, we went to Il Vinceno for dinner. I had a huge fresh spinach salad with red onions, pine nuts, amd gorganzola crumbles. Yummy. Here's another old TV show theme song. I loved Maverick - James G... Read more
The Addams Family
Sunday, March 23, 2014      14 comments

Tonight (Sunday), Bex & I are going to see The Addams Family musical at the Popejoy Theater - part of the Broadway series I subscribe to. The TV show came from the cartoons of Charles Addams. It ran from 1964-1966. They're creepy and t... Read more
Update on Samurai
Saturday, March 22, 2014      12 comments

Last month, Samurai (Papillion) was the victim of a pitbull attack. The dog had ALWAYS been in the back fenced yard before. Somehow, she got loose, and grabbed Samurai's head in a blitz attack as we passed the neighbor's front yard (I think she ... Read more
We Just Disagree
Friday, March 21, 2014      13 comments

"We Just Disagree" is a song by English singer-guitarist Dave Mason, written by Jim Krueger; released in 1977. Been away, haven't seen you in a while. How've you been? Have you changed your style and do you think That we've grown u... Read more
You Sexy Thing
Thursday, March 20, 2014      17 comments

This one is an earworm for me. Someone played it on YouTube at work tonight. I can't shake it from my head now, so I'm passing it on to you! 1975, Hot Chocolate I believe in miracles Where you from You sexy thing I believe in mir... Read more
If I Were a Carpenter
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      15 comments

Written by Tim Harden in 1967. Many singers have covered it, including Bobby Darin. If I were a carpenter And you were a lady Would you marry me anyway Would you have my baby ... Read more
Sunday Morning Coming Down
Tuesday, March 18, 2014      10 comments

I remember why I don't like bars ... they're noisy and I don't drink alcohal. I had a sip of my friend's stout and that was enough. The food truck had a decent shepard's pie, and Bex got a kale, sausage and pasta dish she said was good. The Marb... Read more
Oh, Danny Boy
Monday, March 17, 2014      14 comments

M y buddy Bex & I are going to a the Marble Brewery tonight for a St. Patrick's Day event. She'll have raw oysters and beer, I'll have, er, something else and be the designated driver. Should be fun - they're supposed to have food trucks there (... Read more
Too-ra-lu-ra-loo-ral
Sunday, March 16, 2014      14 comments

This sweet lullaby is from 1913. Also sometimes called Tura Lura Lural. www.youtube.com/watch?v=
p-1mutveajA Over In Killarney, Many years ago, My Mother sang a song to me In tones so sweet and low; Just... Read more
Whistling Gypsy Rover
Saturday, March 15, 2014      15 comments

Author: Leo Maguire, 1950's A gypsy rover came over the hill, into the valley shady; He whistled and he sang til the green wood rang, And he won the heart of a lady. ... Read more
Wasn't That a Party
Friday, March 14, 2014      12 comments

The Irish Rovers recorded this one in 1980. I always thought it was some Country-Western group that did it, but it was written for the Rovers after one of their after show parties Could have been the whiskey might have been the gin coul... Read more
The Parting Glass
Thursday, March 13, 2014      14 comments

A classic Scottish and Irish song, traditionally sung at the end of a meeting of friends. I heard it first in Waking Ned Devine O, all the money e'er I had, I spent... Read more
Wild Rover
Wednesday, March 12, 2014      12 comments

Classic drinking song! I've been a wild rover for many's a year, And I've spent all my money on whiskey and beer And now I'm returning with gold in great store, And I never will play the wild rover no more ... Read more
Apples, Peaches and Cherries
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      9 comments

It's not Irish, but humming and singing along to Molly Malone had me remembering this one. I saw the Smothers Brothers sing it. Peggy Lee - 1954 Diana Decker - 1955 The Smothers Brothers - 1962 Written by Lewis Allan - pseudony... Read more

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