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Kesha

Uh…I wrote these, but never posted them….I kept forgetting….oppseee, so enjoy!!

Problems, problems…and more Problems.

When she first arrived on the music scene I wasn’t sure I like her music, but then like all pop songs it wrapped itself around in my head. I hummed that song over and over again that summer. Then she came out with a few more. Now…now she’s got drama.

It seems to follower her around. So I decided to stay clear of it and focus on the tunes…so enjoy the song that started it all!

Linkin Park

Okay so I love the Transformers and if you notice at the end of all their movies they end it with a Linkin Park song!! How cool is that? I’ve always like the unique flare of these performers. They can emo it up or rage it up.

They fit right in with the Transformers!!

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Murder By Death

When I met my life partner, she introduced me to her favorite underground band, Murder By Death and I was hooked. The lead singers voice reminds me of a Johnny Cash meets blue grass. It’s deep, rich, and just all around good. Not to mention they have an electric cello player! How cool is there?

So here’s a few I like….Oh and they’re lyrics are powerful….Killbot 2000 and Ash are two powerful songs.

J is for….Justin

Justin Timberlake and Justin Bieber have both been hounding my playlist over the past week. I don’t know maybe Pandora was trying to help me, but it needs to stop. My brain now had a soundtrack that mirrors a club. Fun times!

So here are a few of my favorites….and yes they might make you dance a jig, shake your hips, and even smile…enjoy.

F is for FOO!!!

Time is of the essence, I have another 12 hour shift at work tomorrow.

So here’s my favorite F artist FOO FIGHTERS!!!

 

E is for ….Ed

E is a wonderful letter when it comes to musicians. Elvis, Enya, and even Enimen. But for more me I have on favorite E artist and that is Ed Sheeran.From the first time, I’d heard “The A Team”. Have you heard it? Ed Sheeran wrote it, which is AMAZING… The drive you have to have to not only create lyrics that make sense, but you then have to add music and instruments to that….Such talent.

From the first time, I’d heard “The A Team”. Have you heard it? Ed Sheeran wrote it, which is AMAZING… The drive you have to have to not only create lyrics that make sense, but you then have to add music and instruments to that….Such talent.

To me he the male version of Taylor Swift. They are both so gifted and as a writer, I appreciate their gift of creating words that pull me into their world. And did you know he dropped out of school? Yeah at 16. Brave!

When you know what you were born todo and have the drive that he has, you will do what it takes. Not to mention, he’s charitable as well. I would like to hope that he’s a down to earth person and he doesn’t seem like he’s caught up in the hustle and bustle of the commercialism of the music industry.

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Written by Ed Sheeran and Johnny McDaid

Loving can hurt, loving can hurt sometimes

But it’s the only thing that I know

When it gets hard, you know it can get hard sometimes

It is the only thing that makes us feel alive

We keep this love in a photograph

We made these memories for ourselves

Where our eyes are never closing

Hearts are never broken

And time’s forever frozen still

So you can keep me

Inside the pocket of your ripped jeans

Holding me closer ’til our eyes meet

You won’t ever be alone, wait for me to come home

Loving can heal, loving can mend your soul

And it’s the only thing that I know, know

I swear it will get easier,

Remember that with every piece of you

Hm, and it’s the only thing we take with us when we die

Hm, we keep this love in this photograph

We made these memories for ourselves

Where our eyes are never closing

Hearts were never broken

And time’s forever frozen still

So you can keep me

Inside the pocket of your ripped jeans

Holding me closer ’til our eyes meet

You won’t ever be alone

And if you hurt me

That’s okay baby, only words bleed

Inside these pages you just hold me

And I won’t ever let you go

Wait for me to come home

Wait for me to come home

Wait for me to come home

Wait for me to come home

You can fit me

Inside the necklace you got when you were sixteen

Next to your heartbeat where I should be

Keep it deep within your soul

And if you hurt me

Well, that’s okay baby, only words bleed

Inside these pages you just hold me

And I won’t ever let you go

When I’m away, I will remember how you kissed me

Under the lamppost back on Sixth street

Hearing you whisper through the phone,

“Wait for me to come home.”

D is for David!!!

This past year we lost a legend who took risks with his music, acting, and even in his personal life.

I had the pleasure of watching and enjoying the Labyrinth in my childhood. If you haven’t seen it, you need to. I can watch this movie anytime….and the music …his voice gets stuck in my head!! He owned the King of the Goblins!! Here’s my favorite song.

Then he resurfaced in my life in the 90’s with Nirvana’s remake of his song, The Man who sold the World….made me remember all the work he’s done in his life.

 

I know it’s short, but I hope you enjoyed a trip down memory lane!!

C is for Cole

 

One of my all-time favorite artists is …drumroll….Cole Porter!! I bet you though I was going to say Carrie Underwood, Coldplay, or even Cher. Now don’t get me wrong these are wonderful singers and songwriters. But Cole Porter is the Top of my C’s.

His music has touched the hearts and lives of many via his musicals and instrumental ensembles. What gets me are his lyrics. They are so witty and clever and way ahead of his time!  His spotlight started to shin in the 1930’s. So without further ado….enjoy!!

My all-time favorite!!

The night is young, the skies are clear
So if you want to go walking, dear,
It’s delightful, it’s delicious, it’s de-lovely.
I understand the reason why
You’re sentimental, ’cause so am I,
It’s delightful, it’s delicious, it’s de-lovely.
You can tell at a glance
What a swell night this is for romance,
You can hear dear Mother Nature
Murmuring low,
“Let yourself go!”
So please be sweet, my chickadee,
And when I kiss you, just say to me,
“It’s delightful, it’s delicious,
It’s delectable, it’s delirious,
It’s dilemma, it’s delimit, it’s deluxe,
It’s de-lovely”.

I feel a sudden urge to sing
The kind of ditty that invokes the spring.

I’ll control my desire to curse
While you crucify the verse.

This verse I started seems to me
The Tin-Pantithesis of a melody,

So spare us all the pain,
Just skip the darn thing and sing the refrain…

Mi, mi, mi, mi,
Re, re, re, re,
Do, sol, mi, do, la, si.

The night is young, the skies are clear
So if you want to go walking, dear,
It’s delightful, it’s delicious, it’s de-lovely.
I understand the reason why
You’re sentimental, ’cause so am I,
It’s delightful, it’s delicious, it’s de-lovely.
You can tell at a glance
What a swell night this is for romance,
You can hear dear Mother Nature
Murmuring low,
“Let yourself go!”

So please be sweet, my chickadee,
And when I kiss you, just say to me,
“It’s delightful, it’s delicious,
It’s…It’s de-lovely”.

B is for Britney Spears

She busted through the sugary coated doors of pop music when I was in highschool and I’ve been hooked ever since.

When I was in elementary school I would rush home after school and watch the Disney Channel where they still played the Mickey Mouse Club. At that time Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, JC Chavez, and Christina Aguilera were regulars. Then the show was axed!! I was devastated.

Then to my surprise, all of the above-mentioned people are name known singers who are iconic pop stars!

But back to Britney. She stood at the forefront…why I don’t know. Personally, I think that Christina has a far better voice, but maybe it’s the music. Her song winds its way around your synapses and you hum that song all day long. Even when you don’t want to.

So without further ado…here is a few of my favorites!

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