Friday Five :: Songs about the road

Songs about the road The road has always been full of allure and mystery and dreams to me. Born with a gypsy soul, one I like to say I inherited from my Grandfather, I have always been fascinated with trips in cars as a child, and as an adult, road trips with friends and family. … Continue reading Friday Five :: Songs about the road

I remember you well at the Chelsea Hotel :: A New York Playlist

I remember you well at the Chelsea Hotel :: A New York Playlist listen here at Spotify Fuel :: Ani DiFranco New York, New York :: Ryan Adams Twistin' the Night Away :: Sam Cooke You Don't Mess Around With Jim ;: Jim Croce 6th Avenue Heartache :: The Wallflowers Arthur's Theme :: Christopher Cross … Continue reading I remember you well at the Chelsea Hotel :: A New York Playlist

1984 :: The year in music :: Throwback Thursdays

The Best Songs of 1984 by willtopsmusictv1984 :: The Year In Music Throwback ThursdayI was 15 years old in 1984. My life was High School, MTV, music and pin-up magazines, school dances (the "casual" ones), slam books, trips to the movies and record stores, notes passed in class, sleepovers, and endless phone calls that would tie up … Continue reading 1984 :: The year in music :: Throwback Thursdays

Giddy-up jingle horse, pick up your feet :: VOTD (The Holiday Edition)

Jingle Bell Rock :: Billy Idol from the album, Happy Holidays: A Very Special Christmas Album Jingle Bell Rock is a popular Christmas song first released by Bobby Helms, in 1957. It has received frequent airplay in the United States during every Christmas time since then. Jingle Bell Rock was composed by Joseph Carleton Beal (1900–1967), and James Ross Boothe (1917–1976). … Continue reading Giddy-up jingle horse, pick up your feet :: VOTD (The Holiday Edition)

Top Five Thursday :: With the record selection and my mirror’s reflection

Top Five Tuesday :: Billy Idol My Billy Idol thirst was not quenched enough with today's video of the day, I have found myself combing through songs, playing one after another, recalling my vinyl collection and the sneer and fist that become synonymous with his Rebel Yell. My best teenage friends and I all fell … Continue reading Top Five Thursday :: With the record selection and my mirror’s reflection

One more bad dream could bring a fall :: VOTD

Eyes Without a Face:: Billy Idol directed by David Mallet "I spend so much time believing all the lies, to keep the dream alive." Eyes Without a Face is a song by Billy Idol, co-written with guitarist Steve Stevens from Idol's 1983 album Rebel Yell. The title of the song refers to French director Georges … Continue reading One more bad dream could bring a fall :: VOTD

Friday Five :: It could happen to you, so think for yourself

Catch My Fall :: Billy Idol Friday Five This song reminds me of... 1. The movie Modern Girls, even though I am quite sure the song wasn't part of the soundtrack (I think it was in Some Kind Of Wonderful, actually). This movie, though, was a favorite of my friend Kate and I, one of … Continue reading Friday Five :: It could happen to you, so think for yourself