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I have my Medicare-mandated checkup this week. My doctor has retired and I’m seeing a new doctor. I’m not looking forward to it. I’ve seen the new guy before and we didn’t get along. Oh, well. Here’s the summary for last week.
It was Mother’s Day, and I shared “Julia,” John Lennon’s tribute to his mother.
I had this weird feeling of déja vu as I was doing following the promt, songs with body parts in the name, and realized I had already done a couple of playlists earlier. I did include some new songs, though.
Laura wanted a song from a movie that involved dancing, a song that makes me think of medieval times, and a song about sex. And that’s what I gave her.
Another encore presentation from 2013, the late smooth jazz guitarist Chuck Loeb.
A quote from Julian Lennon on collecting things that belonged to his father.
My current battle is between three songs that featured British session singer Tony Burrows on lead vocals. I’ll announce the winner on Wednesday, so get your vote in before then. Remember, you can vote even if you don’t have your own battle. All you need is an opinion.
We were asked for a spring break memory, and while we never had spring break (we had Easter vacation, which wasn’t very long), I wrote about being caught outside a mile from home without a jacket when the temperature went from 80 to 45.
We visited CKOC in Hamilton, Ontario and reviewed a survey from 1969. Also, I noted the passing of Tarder Sauce, also known as Grumpy Cat, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 6 or 7 (every source had a different age).
We were to start our post with an adverb. Mine was “today,” which can be a noun, verb, or adverb. This led me to a discussion of the newspaper business in Chicago.
Tomorrow is a freebie day on M4, so I’ll be presenting the other half of my “George Harrison with The Beatles” playlist, including the three Indian music songs he contributed and a couple that were never officially released as Beatles songs. As mentioned previously, I have my annual checkup on Wednesday, when I fully expect my doctor to get on my case about my weight and the fact that I have yet to have a colonoscopy, so I might have a few words to say about that. I’ll annnounce the winner of my latest Battle of the Bands on Wednesday, I’ll search the archive to see if I have any more smooth jazz musicians to feature for Tuesday, and all the regular features will be in place.
- Alana Mautone
- Ally Bean
- Arlee Bird
- Cathy Keisha
- Cathy Kennedy
- Dan Antion
- Debbie D.
- Deborah Drucker
- Elen Grey
- Jack Connelly
- Laura Venturini
- Looking for the Light
- Mary B
- Mary M
- Mike Spain
- Paula Light
- Sharon E. Cathcart
- Stephen T. McCarthy
- Anybody I missed
- Everyone who left a “like.”
And that’s it for this edition of The Week That Was. See you in the funny papers!