Weekly Song Challenge, Round 22!

After a week off, I’m back taking Laura’s Weekly Song Challenge!! Here are the rules:

  • Copy rules and add to your own post, pinging back to this post (Laura’s post, linked above).
  • Post music videos for your answers to the musical questions.
  • Tag two people to participate!

Here we go!

Post a video of a “feel good” song. #1 on the day I was born: Les Baxter and His Orchestra, “The Poor People Of Paris.”

Post a video of a song that brings tears to your eyes. The opening of this was used on the station ID’s for WGN-TV for many years, but the song is beautiful: Roger Whittaker, “The Last Farewell.”

Post a video of a song that gives you strength personally. Don’t ask me why, because I couldn’t say: Dave Brubeck Quartet, “Take Five.”

I’m tagging all of you. Let’s see what you come up with.

Weekly Song Challenge, Round 20!

It’s that time of the week again! Time for Laura’s Weekly Song Challenge! First, the rules…

  • Copy rules and add to your own post, pinging back to this post.
  • Post music videos for your answers to the musical questions.
  • Tag two people to participate!

Post a video of a song that is about breaking free. Thin Lizzy, “Jailbreak.”

Post a video of a song about changing. Little River Band, “Cool Change”

Post a video of a song that makes you laugh and is a catchy tune. The Beatles, “Piggies”

Consider yourselves tagged! Let’s see what you come up with…

Weekly Song Challenge, Round 19!

It’s time once again for the Weekly Song Challenge, brought to you by Laura Venturini and this station. The rules are simple:

  • Copy rules and add to your own post, pinging back to Laura’s post (the link is above).
  • Post music videos for your answers to the musical questions.
  • Tag two people to participate!

Sound like fun? You bet it is! Here are this week’s questions, along with my responses.

Post a video of a song that makes you think about being a teenager. Brownsville Station, “Smokin’ In The Boy’s Room.” The theme song for my teen years…

Post a video of a song that is about finding your voice. Chip Skylark (from Fairly Oddparents), “Find Your Voice.” I played YouTube Roulette and found this one.

Post a video of a song that represents an “I’ll kick your ass” attitude. Marvin Gaye, “Trouble Man.”

OK, y’all are tagged. Let’s see what you can come up with.

Weekly Song Challenge, Round 18!

Time for Laura’s Weekly Song Challenge! First, the rules:

  • Copy rules and add to your own post, pinging back to this post.
  • Post music videos for your answers to the musical questions.
  • Tag two people to participate!

Post a video of a song that makes you think about unconditional love. Carl Carlton, “Everlasting Love”

Post a video of a song that reminds you of your dad. Dad and Mom, actually: Andy Williams, “Moon River”

Post a video of a song about being a good man. Tracy Lawrence, “Up To Him”

Anyone who wants to join, feel free!

Weekly Song Challenge, Round 17

Laura tells us she’s busy with a golf scramble today, but left us the musical questions she wants us to reply to this week. So, first the rules:

  • Copy rules and add to your own post, pinging back to this post.
  • Post music videos for your answers to the musical questions.
  • Tag two people to participate!

Post a video of a song that makes you think of your youth. I was a wee lad of 9 when this came out: The Beatles, “A Hard Day’s Night.”

Post a video of a song about having had your fill of BS. Little Walter, “Boom Boom! Out Go The Lights.”

Post a video of a song about being unapologetic for standing your ground. Johnny Cash with an excellent cover of Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down.”

Your turn! Grab the badge and follow the directions!