This edition of The Week That Was is brought to you by Libby’s Sloppy Joe Mix. It’s the sloppiest!
Where has February gone? I know we have another week of it, but it seems like we were just ringing in the new year. We’re getting ready for this year’s Blogging from A to Z April Challenge (you can see this year’s badge at the top of my right-hand column), the highlight of my blogging year. I’ve got my theme all planned out, now to write the entries. Okay, let’s get on with the summary for this week.
Except for Sunday, we did a week of Southern rock.
- (Song Lyric) Sunday: Frank Sinatra, "Come Fly With Me"
- Monday: Bruce Blackman, "Is That Your Yacht?"
- Tuesday: Atlanta Rhythm Section, "Champagne Jam"
- Wednesday: Marshall Tucker Band, "Heard It In A Love Song"
- Thursday: Allman Brothers Band, "One Way Out"
- Friday: Wet Willie, "Keep On Smilin’"
- Saturday: Lynyrd Skynyrd, "That Smell"
George Thorogood’s "You Talk Too Much" beat Cheap Trick’s "You Talk Too Much" by a 10-5 (or 11-5) score. We’ll have our next battle next Sunday.
We focused on songs that told a story this week, and I produced a 13-song playlist that seems to have gone over well.
We talked about gold stars and how people earn them from me, what we’d do if we didn’t have to sleep, our favorite forms of exercise, and whether or not we sleep with a top sheet.
Jesse Frederick, who wrote the theme songs for most of the TGIF shows on ABC during the late ’80’s and early ’90’s, was the featured composer. I’m running out of composers to feature, so I need a new theme for next month, which starts next week.
Ally Bean asked and answered twenty questions on her blog and invited us to answer them with her, so I did, because I just couldn’t resist.
I found a statement about telecommuting on Lamebook and shared it because it expressed one of the great joys of working from home.
Prompted by the word "teenager," I spoke about those cringeworthy moments that happened back when I was a teen and how they come back to haunt me sometimes. Apparently I’m not the only one.
We visited WKNR, "Keener 13" in Detroit, Michigan, and looked at their Top 10 from February 21, 1972. I knew most of the songs, but there were a couple I had never heard before.
The prompt was "animal sounds," so I discussed some of the strange sounds my cats have made over the years. After I published that, I thought of the most appropriate commercial for the prompt. Rather than modifying the existing post, I added a new one with the commercial.
Tomorrow is a freebie day on M⁴, and I have to come up with something good. Tuesday will be the last day I’ll be featuring television composers, so be sure and tune in for that. Maybe by then I’ll figure out what I’ll do on Two for Tuesday starting on March 3. I’ve already chosen a one-liner for Wednesday, and am waiting for prompts from Linda, Kat, and Melanie for the rest of the week. I’m not sure what to do for the Song of the Day, but I’ll pick something good. And, of course, there’s the survey on Friday. It’ll be a fun-filled and action-packed week ahead, so stay tuned!
- Ally Bean
- Arlee Bird
- Cathy Kennedy
- Christine Bolton
- Dan Antion
- Debbie D.
- Felicia Denise
- Jack Connelly
- Mary B
- Melanie B Cee
- Mike Spain
- Raw & Real Retail
- Anyone I missed
- Everyone who left a "like"
And that’s a wrap on this edition of The Week That Was. See you in the funny papers!