The 80’s :: The alley to her heart is a beaten track

Video Killed the Radio Star :: Rick Springfield :: The Human Touch My first crush as a young girl was on the character of Han Solo from the Star Wars films, which led into a crush on the character of Rick Deckard in Blade Runner (both played by Harrison Ford), which led into my adolescent … Continue reading The 80’s :: The alley to her heart is a beaten track

The 70’s :: I just can’t remember who to send it to

"Been walking my mind to an easy time, my back turned towards the sun. Lord knows when the cold wind blows, it'll turn your head around." History lesson: Fire and Rain appeared on James Taylor's album, Sweet Baby Jane, where it quickly rose to number three on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts. It was also … Continue reading The 70’s :: I just can’t remember who to send it to

And if you don’t love me, let me go :: Video of the Day

Engine Driver :: The Decemberists The Decemberists albums play like a stack of storybooks to me, and I'm always so drawn to the plot within the melody, the story within the song. I often want to drive around for hours, no where in particular, listening to songs like this one. I would let my mind … Continue reading And if you don’t love me, let me go :: Video of the Day

Oh, isn’t it wild? :: Song of the day

“Nightclubbing we’re nightclubbing, we’re what’s happening.” My very late teens/very early twenties were spent nightclubbing in Hollywood. Those nights/early mornings were definitive in my life, and played out as a rite of passage much more than any of my adolescence did. Those nights/early mornings, with all that music (and other things) were my own life’s … Continue reading Oh, isn’t it wild? :: Song of the day

The very next day you gave it away :: Holidays-by-the-day :: Day 6

"Now I know what a fool I've been, but if you kissed me now I know you'd fool me again." My very own "guilty pleasure" (though I do not feel guilty about it, no, not one bit) holiday song. You know you have on, too - what is it? My senior year, it was early … Continue reading The very next day you gave it away :: Holidays-by-the-day :: Day 6