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I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Friday, February 24, 2012      5 comments

Earlier this month, I saw a production of "My Fair Lady" with my buddy Bex. Next month, we're scheduled for "Young Frankenstein". For some reason, I've been humming "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" today (when I wasn't "Putting on the Ritz") ... Read more
Iko Iko
Thursday, February 23, 2012      5 comments

I missed Marde Gras! I'm usually working with my buddy who is from New Orleans, but I was off this week. It just snuck up on me. So, in honor of the occasion, here's the Jock-A-Mo (or Iko Iko) song. I first heard it in the movie "Rainman". ... Read more
Return to Sender
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      4 comments

Elvis, 1962. I love the song, but seriously, is he stupid? What more can she do to make it clear to him? Today, she'd be blocking his Emails and phone calls! I gave a letter to the postman, he put it his sack. Bright in early next mo... Read more
All I Have to Do Is Dream
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      5 comments

I've had cold symptoms for over a week - been taking over the counter (OTC) meds for the symptoms. On an off day last week, I took a swipe of the liquid generic nyquil type stuff (er, I didn't measure it, just swigged it). I slept most of 15 hou... Read more
That'll Be the Day
Monday, February 20, 2012      2 comments

I used to think this was a love song ... now I'm wondering if he's a stalker??? The Everly Brothers, 1965 Well, that'll be the day, when you say goodbye Yes, that'll be the day, when you make me cry You say you're gonna leave, you k... Read more
Cathy's Clown
Sunday, February 19, 2012      5 comments

The Everly Brothers recorded this one in 1960. Don't want your love any more Don't want your kisses that's for sure I die each time I hear the sound Here he comes, that's Cathy's clown ... Read more
Teddy Bear
Saturday, February 18, 2012      5 comments

Another Elvis classic from 1957 Baby let me be, your lovin' Teddy Bear Put a chain around my neck, and lead me anywhere Oh let me be Your teddy bear. I... Read more
Locking the Barn Door ...
Friday, February 17, 2012      8 comments

After the horse is stolen. Usually, I carry my cellphone in my pocket - but I was charging it on the desk. Usually, I close the door to triage if I'm not in there - but I forgot. Lots of people cut through the triage room (not sup... Read more
Secrets of Life Revealed ... or Not
Thursday, February 16, 2012      11 comments

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Days of Wine and Roses
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      4 comments

Johnny Mercer sang this in the movie of the same name in 1962. I don't need wine right now - I'm on knock-off nyquil for my cold, and zoning out. Last night, I went to see My Fair Lady with my bud, Bex. Fantastic - it was loverly. We had a wond... Read more
Love Me Tender
Sunday, February 12, 2012      5 comments

Elvis sang it on the old Ed Sullivan Show (yes, children, a dinosaur show from early TV!) in 1956 - a month before the move of the same name it was recorded for. Per Wikipedia, it was a hit before it officially came out. Love me tender, l... Read more
Hunka Burning Love
Thursday, February 09, 2012      3 comments

Quotes from "The King" A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It's my favorite part of the b... Read more
Devoted to You
Thursday, February 09, 2012      4 comments

Written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant and first recorded by the Everly Brothers in 1958. Darlin’ you can count on me Till the sun dries up the sea Until then I’ll always be devoted to you ... Read more
Wonderful Tonight
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      9 comments

Written and first recorded by Eric Clapton in 1977's Slowhand album. It's late in the evening; she's wondering what clothes to wear. She puts on her make-up and brushes her long blonde hair. And then she asks me, "Do I look all right?"... Read more
Silly Love Songs
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      7 comments

Songwriters: Paul Mc Cartney;Linda Mc Cartney, in 1976 - back before she died, he married the crazy one, and things got ugly. You'd think that people would Have had enough of silly love songs But I look around me and I see it i... Read more

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