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Wonderful Tonight
Monday, February 11, 2013      11 comments

Another Eric Clapton song from 1977 - more of a classic love song this time. 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 ... Read more
Promises
Sunday, February 10, 2013      8 comments

I really love this Eric Clapton song from 1978 ... Songwriters: TRZETRZELEWSKA, BASIA / ROSS, PETER / WHITE, DANNY I don't care if you never come home I don't mind if you just Keep on rowin' away on a distant sea 'Cause I don't lov... Read more
More Classic Commercials
Friday, February 08, 2013      8 comments

Toys 'R Us I don't want to grow up, I'm a Toys 'R Us kid, there's a million toys at Toys 'R Us that I can play with! More bikes, more trains, more video g... Read more
Old Commercials
Thursday, February 07, 2013      11 comments

We had a HORRIBLY busy evening last night - running from the time we came on (1930, or 7:30 PM) until midnight. Here's a couple of oldie commercials that always make me smile. My bologna has a first name, it's O-S-C-A-R. ... Read more
Always on My Mind
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      8 comments

Songwriters: JAMES, MARK/THOMPSON, WAYNE/CHRISTOPHER, JOHNNY, 1972 - Elvis recorded it (I didn't know that) - I remember Willie Nelson's version the best. Maybe I didn't love you Quite as often as I could have And maybe I didn't treat y... Read more
I Ain't Got Nobody
Saturday, February 02, 2013      12 comments

I didn't have any patients earlier tonight - one of the other nurses had a patient to admit upstairs, & I volunteered to take him. She asked, "are you sure?" and I replied "I ain't got nobody ... Read more
Demotivators & other funnies
Friday, February 01, 2013      11 comments

Shoot for the Moon Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. Of course, then your eyeballs will boil and your lungs explode from decompression. But that's what you ge... Read more
Winter Time
Thursday, January 31, 2013      9 comments

End of January, beginning of February - weather changes every day - cold, wet, windy. The Steve Miller Band, 1977 In the winter time When all the leaves are brown And the wind blows (so chilly) And the birds Have all flo... Read more
McDonald's and Other Things to Brighten Your Day
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      15 comments

A friend sent me these in an Email McDonald's Fires Back ... Read more
Walk on By
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      5 comments

I saw an interview with Dione Warwick's mother today on the Today show. Walk on By was composed by Burt Bacharach, with lyrics by Hal David, first recorded by Dionne Warwick in 1963. If you see me walkin' down the street And I start t... Read more
Are You Lonesome Tonight - Senior citizen version
Monday, January 28, 2013      13 comments

When I searched for Are You Lonesome Tonight yesterday, I also found this version - for senior citizens. Didn't find who wrote it or when. Are you lonesome tonight? Does your tummy feel tight? Did you bring your mylanta and tums?... Read more
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Saturday, January 26, 2013      7 comments

Writers: ROY TURK, LOU HANDMAN A classic - I think I like Elvis's version best. Are you lonesome tonight, Do you miss me tonight? Are you sorry we drifted apart? Does your memory stray to a brighter sunny day ... Read more
Oh, Lonesome Me
Thursday, January 24, 2013      9 comments

1958, written and recorded by Don Gibson with Chet Atkins. Lots of folks have covered it. Everybody's going out and having fun I'm just a fool for staying home and having none I can't get over how she set set me free oh lonesome me ... Read more
You Don't Own Me
Thursday, January 24, 2013      13 comments

Songwriters: GREEN, MICK/LANCASTER, ALAN CHARLES - Leslie Gore, 1963. I think of it as an anti-stalker song - she stands up for herself! You don't own me, I'm not just one of your many toys. You don't own me, Don't say I can't go wi... Read more
He Stopped Loving Her Today
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      9 comments

One of George Strait's* greatest hits, 1980. Written by R. V. Braddock and C. Putman, Jr. He said I'll love you 'til I die She told him you'll forget in time As the years went slowly by She still preyed upon his mind ... Read more

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