Song Lyric Sunday 5

Song Lyric Sunday

Helen Espinosa’s theme for this week is “Summer”. My choice is the 1960 classic novelty song (hit the title for the YouTube link to Brian Hyland’s American Bandstand performance),

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Song Lyric Sunday 4

Livin' la Vida Loca
Those were the days… thank God they’re over.

Helen Espinosa’s theme this week for Song Lyric Sunday is “’90’s Music”.

That was a time when, as a single parent, I home schooled my son, earned my living as a licensed Child Care Professional, and costumed a Children’s Theater group where all the shows were Musicals. The only radio stations we listened to in the car were either Oldies (1950s , ’60s, and ’70s) or Classical.

Even so,

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Song Lyric Sunday 3

Song Lyric Sunday

 

Broken heart

This week’s theme for Helen Espinosa’s Song Lyric Sunday is Breaking Up. I’m guessing most of us have played both parts, the breaker and the breakee. I know I have. It feels like I was on the losing side more often than the other way around, but when I look back, it was pretty much even.

So, why does it feel lopsided?

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Song Lyric Sunday, Part 2

How did I not see the theme was movie songs? I hereby offer my favorite for its courageous inspiration, Hoist the Colors from Pirates of the Caribbean, At Word’s End…

Hoist the colors 2
The Jolly Roger

at the beginning

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Song Lyric Sunday 2

Song Lyric Sunday
1968 — If you were in high school, you listened to the Top 40, waiting for your favorite song to come on the radio — probably a little transistor radio about the same size as a deck of cards — and maybe you had a single earpiece in your ear so you wouldn’t bother your parents. It might have looked a lot like this:

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Song Lyric Sunday

Song Lyric Sunday

I just found Song Lyric Sunday through Linda G. Hill, and, although it’s 2:17 am, Monday, I’m still up, so it’s still Sunday to me. Plus, it really is Sunday in Hawaii and all the way to the International Date Line. Good enough.

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