Better off in a pine box…

I was an 11-year-old living in Stafford, Virginia jamming out with my yellow Sony Sports Walkman, probably listening to artists likely Wilson Phillips, Roxette, Janet Jackson, oh, and of course, Vanilla Ice, Ice, Baby, MC Hammer and his pants, and who can forget Milli Vanilli? All favorites with this Starter-jacket-wearing 6th-grader. Country music wasn’t even onContinue reading “Better off in a pine box…”

Music Roulette: 50 Songs in 1 Paragraph

How many songs can you identify? The first hint is that there are fifty songs listed, and each song lyric connects to the next through one or more overlapping words. Good luck! (you can look at the key words listed on this post for some help!) I miss those blue eyes. How you kiss me atContinue reading “Music Roulette: 50 Songs in 1 Paragraph”

Boney M in Viet Nam

In a taxi cab on the other side of the world, I heard Boney M for the first time. The song was “Rasputin,” the taxi was “green,” and my life was “changed forever.”