Tuesday, July 20, 2010

ME, day 1

1. my favorite song:

i really dont have ONE. maybe i can boil this down by genre...

hymn: the spirit of God like a fire is burning.
country: john deere green by joe diffe or anymore by travis tritt
heavy metal: still loving you by the scorpions or sandman by metallica
pop: mmmm this is hard...cant think of anything off the top of my head.
barry manilow(a genre unto himself) even now
mixed bag: here without you by 3 doors down, all or nothing by theory of a deadman

theres tons more, but it was just supposed to be 1, so i will stop. i am sure i am forgetting some stand outs, but this was totally off the cuff, so there ya go.


  1. You couldn't name one really good pop song that you really liked? Nice job on the 3 doors down song. I absolutely love that band. They just had/have a tendency to write songs that I can relate to. I can't wait to see the picture of you from more than 10 years ago!

  2. the only "pop" song that came to mind was "mmm bop" by hanson and i dont like that one. "real" pop music doesnt really do much for me. what would be your favorite? maybe it will job my memory by association. i have always liked 3 doors down, but they float off my radar for months at a time until i randomly hear them on the radio or something.
    i didnt read the entire list.yikes. i will have to get a pix ready. lol. shows you a rather unfortunate part of my personality-i dont always read all the directions. :-/

  3. Maybe "hit me baby one more time" by Britney Spears. Or "Dirty Diana" or "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson. "Your love is my drug" by Ke$ha. Plenty of great pop songs out there.

  4. see? i knew you would help me! genie in a bottle by christina agulera(sp) and the way you make me feel by michael jackon. :) thanks tripp.

  5. Me back.

    Hymn: I Stand All Amazed
    Country current: Keep on Loving You (Steel Magnolia)
    Country old: Here You Come Again (Dolly Parton) and West Texas Town of El Paso (Marty Robbins), with honorable mention to Honey (Bobby Goldsboro) and He Stopped Loving Her Today (George Jones)
    Heavy Metal upbeat: Surrender (Cheap Trick)
    Heavy Metal ballad: Beth (Kiss) and More Than Words (Extreme)
    Pop: Dancing Queen (ABBA) but not really my favorite
    Barry Manilow: Weekend in New England (hands down, although I do like Barry a lot)
    Mixed Bag: Time, Days are Numbers, Don't Answer Me and Old and Wise (Alan Parsons Project), I'll Be Mellow When I'm Dead (Weird Al), Spanish Harlem (Mamas and Papas), Peter Gunn Theme (Art of Noise), The Riddle (Nik Kershaw), My Sharona (The Knack), Desert Moon (Dennis DeYoung), Hello, I Love You (Doors), Cherish (The Association).

    More, but I'll stop now.

  6. i used to listen to my grandma's bobby goldsboro lp. :)
    i never considered cheap trick heavy metal, but maybe for the time. i like their stuff.
    sigh. beth. great song.
    never loved abba. like some of their stuff, but would be a-ok to never hear them again.
    good stuff blain. ps- i love i stand all amazed. we sang it last week in sacrament meeting.

  7. Nobody does sappy like Bobby Goldsboro. I remember when he was on Gunsmoke. And Honey reminds me of Wildfire (Michael Murphy), another great song.

    Cheap Trick is close enough for me. I mean, I can handle other stuff (to the surprise of some of my co-workers), but I don't like any of them more than I like Cheap Trick. But I don't consider genres to be too exclusive -- they were created to make life easier for people who wear suits in radio stations and record companies. Musicians don't care about them nearly as much, and fans don't need to IMO.

    Love ABBA. Not all of it, but a lot.

    There's too much good music to have one favorite. And way, way too much crap to sift through to find it.