I’m such a sucker for that kind of music. It’s funny, I always pictured this amazing love between Eric Clapton and what’s her face….(George Harrison’s ex), who the song is written about. Oh, I think her name is Patty. Anyway, I read Eric’s autobiography, and holy shit was he a terrible man to her. Also, he wrote this song while he was getting pissed for her taking too long to get ready. Now, that’s talent…..
Making it into a beautiful song like that. Oh, now I Guess That’s Why They
Call It the Blues is on. Again, love this song…love the video, too.
Ah, music. It just might be my biggest saving grace in this world. I love getting lost in the lyrics, and I love the memoires it brings or who it reminds me of. For just about every single song, I have some sort of memory, made up scenario, or it makes me think of someone. Piano Man is on now, and I’m sure what it’s made me think of has changed over the years, but usually it makes me think of the Dueling Piano Bar at N.Y N.Y. in Vegas. What a stretch, I know.
Lol In keeping with my music obsession, I made some mix c.d’s last night. The Brooker always loves getting those, so I made her a few. Making c.d.’s for ppl is really one of my favorite things to do. I guess it’s becoming a lost phenomenon, though. Most ppl just listen to Pandora, their IPod, Sirius, etc. anymore. Thankfully me and several of my friends are still lost in the land of the c.d. I do use those others tools (haha. I said, “tool”), too though. But mostly, I still love cd.’s. I remember when you could first make mp3’s on a blank c.d., and you could fit like 150 songs. That was when we were all first starting to music on our computers, and had access to all of our old c.d.’s, which we’d burned onto our p.c.’s. Oh man, I loved those mp3’s. I remember sending one to a friend, and it was such a treat, that she would pause it every time she left her desk, so she wouldn’t miss one song. It was big stuff. I kinda miss those days, I guess. That was also back when we'd listen to the radio and try (and often did) win radio station contests. Our whole office would get in on it.I can’t even tell you the last time I listened to terrestrial radio. I’ve had Sirius since Stern went over, so it’s been many years I guess. Not good from someone who grew up with a Step Dad that was a station Mgr, and a Mom that worked for the station, too.
It was completely dark on my drive into work this morning. It’s been this way for a week or two now. Sucks. But anyway, I played back a mix c.d. that I’d made for Brooke to make sure it turned out. I was loving the way it turned out. With nearly every song, I was thinking, oh I should make that today’s song. First, I wanted it to be Sex On Fire. I know the title of the song makes it obvious, but that song is hot. Everything about that song issexy. I love the beat, and I love his voice and the way he sings it. Mmmmmm. Then, I thought it would be, With or Without You, by U2. I’ve always absolutely loved that song, but they really rocked it when we saw them live. Actually they rocked everything. Phenomenal song. But really, when I hear it, I think of a concert they did, that I saw on T.V. For that song, Bono pulled some girl onstage, and they laid down next to each other. She laid there with her head on his
outstretched arm. Looking up, you could see the stars. He just laid there and sang that song, with her by his side the whole time. Holy shit. Now, that’s a
fantasy come true right there. I’m sure my explanation isn’t doing it justice, but it was so awesome. So, I went between those two songs, before finally coming out of the windyroads I’d been driving to open farm land. From there, it was no longer black, but it was grey out. A dark, eerie grey. That’s when The
Best I Ever Had (Grey Sky Morning) came on. How perfect. I’ve always really loved this song by Vertical Horizon. I didn’t love the Gary Allan version so much. I’m touched that he sang the song in reaction to his wife that had
committed suicide. But that’s too much of a downer for me. For me, it’s a haunting song, that’s beautiful in its own way. So, that’s todays song.
Anyway, if you’re not familiar with it: I promise you’ll love it.
Yep, total music geek today. As, I am most days.Hope you’re all having a great
day. P.S. Sorry-this site is screwing up.