Weekly Song Challenge, Round 37!

After a week off while Laura took care of business at home (which sounds like it was productive), we’re back with Round 37! You can find the rules for participation on Laura’s blog.

Post a song that is about your country. Jay & The Americans, “Only In America” (with a sung intro by Paul Anka)

Post a song that is patriotic. US Marine Corps Band, “The Stars & Stripes Forever”

Post a song that has the color-red, white or blue in either the title or lyrics. Wayne Newton, “Red Roses For A Blue Lady”

You’re all tagged. Let’s see what you come up with!

Weekly Song Challenge, Week 36!

Back once again for Laura’s weekly song challenge!

The Rules

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

The Songs

Post a song that is a satire of a hit song. Ray Stevens, “Misty” (Not a parody so much as a countrified version of an easy listening song, done most notably by Johnny Mathis)

Post a song that you love by an artist that was not one of their biggest hits. Chicago, “Byblos”

Post a song that was featured in a tv show or in a movie. Jerry Wallace, “Primrose Lane,” theme song of the short-lived 1971 sitcom The Smith Family

Your Turn!

You’re tagged if you want to be. Let’s see what you come up with!

Weekly Song Challenge, Round 35!

It’s back! Time once again for Laura’s Weekly Song Challenge!

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!

The Songs

Post a song that has either in title or lyrics the name of a state in the US. Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan, “Tennessee Bird Walk”

Post a song that either in the title or lyrics the name of a town. Glen Campbell, “Galveston”

Post a song that either in title or lyrics has the name of a country or continent. Django Reinhardt, “Echoes of France (La Marseillaise)”

Your Turn!

You’re tagged if you want to be. Let’s see what you come up with!

Weekly Song Challenge, Round 34!

It’s Monday! Time for Laura’s Weekly Song Challenge!

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!

The Songs

Post an instrumental you adore. Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin, “Cats of Rio”

Post a popular ballad that contains a woman’s name in the title. The Beatles, “Julia”

Post a rock music video that has a violin or cello solo. Hot Tuna, “Keep On Truckin'”

Your Turn!

You’re tagged if you want to be… Let’s see what you come up with!

Weekly Song Challenge, Round 33!

Time once again for Laura Venturini’s Weekly Song Challenge!

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!

The Songs

Post a video of your favorite song by any of these artists:… I choose Neil Diamond, “Forever In Blue Jeans.”

Post a hit song from the year you were born. #1 the day I was born (March 25, 1956): Les Baxter & His Orchestra, “The Poor People Of Paris.”

Post a video of a song that was popular the year you graduated from high school. Maria Muldaur, “Midnight At The Oasis.”

Your Turn!

You’re tagged if you want to be. Let’s see what you come up with!