Sunday, October 17, 2010

Heart and Soul

Ah, looking back with great affectionate to my decade, the 80s. I was ages 7 through 17 in this decade, to me the most significant in development. And absolutely the most significant for music. I still hold so many songs dear. So many songs tell a story of where I was at that time in my life.

This song finds me sitting on the back porch at my parents' home with two childhood friends...sisters. We used to play my "box" (portable radio/cassette player) and sing everything on the radio. We'd play our mix cassettes on there...ones we had taped from countless request hours with DJ Mitch from Power 92. One of the sisters especially liked this song, and she and I do this one together...I'd do background and she'd do the main part. What a wonderful time of life, even if then things seemed so dramatic. And what two wonderful girls who are still my friends to this day.

Heart and Soul by T'Pau


Monday, October 11, 2010

Radio Song

Because I don't want to depress In-Sung any further ;-) I shall post a more upbeat song.

I absolutely groove to this song. Anyone who knows me knows I will shake it up without shame, regardless of where I am. The last time I recall hearing it, i was cleaning my apartment. I stopped right then and there and danced myself into a breathless sweaty mess, and it was great!

Friday, October 1, 2010

The Promise

I promise one of these days an upbeat song will be posted again. But at this moment I can feel the welcome slight chill of the beginning of fall. It is dark and quiet in my house. And this is the song that fits tonight.

The Promise, Tracy Chapman