I love music, and
embarrass pride myself in having a most diverse database of songs in my Google Play list. When I say diverse, well, tell me if you disagree (or agree!). Some of the artists in my database include Chick Corea, Frank Sinatra, Benny Mardones, Joe Bonamassa, to Run-D.M.C., The Sugarhill Gang, Eminim and N.W.A., to Tim McGraw and Brooks and Dunn, to a handful of classical music. I have a nifty little bluetooth Bose speaker that I stream this music to from my phone, and typically listen each morning/afternoon while showering. I’ve gone so far as to set up a “Shower” playlist, although I’m still not sure what kind of music should be on a Shower playlist.
Most of the time, I simply hit “shuffle” and go with whatever comes on. This morning for example (okay, it was 1pm, but I work late!), I began with some Eagles, and then this little oldie came on.
I honestly don’t know how I would make it through my day if it were not for my music. When I lived in Florida and drove a car daily, it was Howard Stern and Paul and Young Ron that put me in the right mood to start my day. Now that I live in NYC, it’s my music.
What energizes you to start your day?
4 thoughts on “Music”
In the spring of 1982, I saw the Police in the Carrier Dome. The university gave the Chancellor’s box to all the committee chairs and co-chairs that worked on the MDA 48 dance marathon. By the time I got there, the bartender was passed out on the floor and there was wonderful haze in the Dome. Good daze!
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Ira- As you know, I worked “Dome Security” back then. It was a really important job – I had a t-shirt that said “Dome Security” and struck fear in the audience!! 😉 It was such a great gig – while the lights were still up, I helped people find seats, told people in the aisles to move and was generally everyone’s worst nightmare – a real pain in the butt! When the lights went down, we’d all rush the stage and take off our t-shirts. I actually had people offer me cash for my shirt so they could try and get away with moving around in future concerts! Ahhh, the good ol’ days!
Good luck on the new blog, Craig!
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Thanks, Wes! All suggestions are encouraged and welcome!! 🙂