This’ll Never Get Used

Most music for me is distinct soundtrack fodder. I tend to take a narrative view of life, and that lends itself well to movie-like metaphors. Things happen in scenes and sequences. There’s a thread that connects things (whether there actually is or not… y’know, it’s in all in how you watch some movies). And, of […]

Decades Are Such Arbitrary Things

Today’s prompt is far too easy. So easy, in fact, that I’ve already done it in numerous previous updates. This should be a reminder that most of these lists that go around are made by people much younger than me. People who think at least half of the decades I’ve lived through are some sort […]

That Was a Long Time Ago…

If you’ve been paying attention here, you know that I tend to keep music around in my life for a long time. The list gets added to slowly… and sporadically. There’s no smooth curve of “new stuff” and definitely no real delineation for “old stuff”, especially by decades. Most of my current music is my past […]

That one? Again? Turn it up!

If you read the first post in this whole series, you know that I really don’t consider myself a “music person.” As such, I really don’t listen to music a lot. I can go weeks without hearing more than just whatever other people are listening to on the bus. (Because, really, half of them don’t […]

I’m Not Crying, Must be Onions Somewhere

Look, I’m not saying that you’re definitely not human if there isn’t at least one song that makes you cry. I’m just saying that if there isn’t, you may be an android impostor or heartless alien replacement pod person. Much like there are songs that brighten days, there are more than a few that can bring us down. […]