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saturday 9: friends in low places

saturday 9: friends in low places

Saturday 9: friends in low places (1990) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. A side note… I adore this song. I’m not a country fan most of the time, but Garth Brooks is different! 1) In this song, Garth Brooks tells us he wore boots to a black-tie affair. When did you most recently get […]

Posted 28 August 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 7 Comments

saturday 9: woman in love

saturday 9: woman in love

Saturday 9: woman in love (1980) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) In this song, Barbra dreams of love. What’s something you’ve been dreaming of, or wishing for, lately? (It doesn’t have to be romantic.) A lot of things that are never going to happen, things of a larger scale than my own […]

Posted 21 August 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 5 Comments

saturday 9: smelly cat

saturday 9: smelly cat

Saturday 9: Smelly Cat (1995) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) Poor Smelly Cat lives with negligent humans who refuse to take it to the vet. Who is the last doctor you spoke to (vet, MD, dentist, PhD …)? My general practioner a couple months ago. 2) This song was introduced during the […]

Posted 14 August 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 2 Comments

saturday 9: the curly shuffle

saturday 9: the curly shuffle

Saturday 9: The Curly Shuffle (1983) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) This song is a valentine to The Three Stooges. Are you a fan? I watched the Stooges a lot growing up with my grandfather. There’s a sense of nostalgia associated with them more than a true fanship. 2) It was released […]

Posted 7 August 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 11 Comments

saturday 9: dead skunk

saturday 9: dead skunk

Saturday 9: Dead Skunk (1972) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) This song is about a poor dead skunk that stinks “to high heaven.” Have you ever experienced the spray from a skunk? OMG, yes. My mom lived on a river, her home backed up to the woods. There were lots of skunks […]

Posted 31 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 2 Comments

saturday 9: Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh

saturday 9: Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh

Saturday 9: Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh (1963) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) TV writer Allan Sherman based this song on his own son’s letters of complaint from camp. Did you go away to summer camp? I went to Girl Scout camp once when I was 8 or 9. I HATED IT! Not […]

Posted 24 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 7 Comments

saturday 9: purple people eater

saturday 9: purple people eater

Saturday 9: Purple People Eater (1958) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) When actor Sheb Wooley brought this song to MGM Records, they initially rejected it, saying it just wasn’t the kind of thing they wanted to be associated with. Then executives discovered how popular the audition recording was with the 20-somethings in […]

Posted 17 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 4 Comments

saturday 9: mairzy doats

saturday 9: mairzy doats

Saturday 9: Mairzy Doats (1944) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1. While today this is considered a children’s song, “Mairzy Doats” was a #1 hit and a staple on radio stations in 1944. Do you know any of today’s most popular songs? (Here’s this week’s Hot 100.) I know most of them. These […]

Posted 10 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 8 Comments

saturday 9: one bad apple

saturday 9: one bad apple

Saturday 9: One Bad Apple (1971) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) This song is a play on the old saying that one bad apple can spoil the bunch, or that the bad behavior of one member can reflect badly on the whole group. Do you think that’s true?  Absolutely. People are often […]

Posted 26 June 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 5 Comments

saturday 9: papa, can you hear me?

saturday 9: papa, can you hear me?

Saturday 9: Papa, Can You Hear Me? (1984) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) The song begins with a prayer to “God, our Heavenly Father.” Do you often pray? Not in the traditional way. I’m spiritual more than religious. 2) This song is from the movie Yentl. Set in the early 1900s, it tells […]

Posted 19 June 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 1 Comment