30 Day Music Challenge: Day 18

A song from the year you were born.

Wow. What a trip. At first, I considered just going with the song that was #1 the week I was born but decided against that because….well, because it’s kind of blah. Then I started thinking about some hokey stuff: “Candida” is a trip; “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” is great. When I was in grad school, “Cecilia” was having a bit of a revival, so I considered that.

There’s more than a few songs I’d really like to choose, but ultimately I went with one that reflects what was going on in the world I was born into. We were slogging our way through Southeast Asia, fighting a war we really had no business fighting. Young men dying because our government couldn’t commit to fighting the war as it should be fought and not getting out because of the egos of our leaders.

What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.

Wisdom of Crowds Picks:

Make it with you” Bread

Make it with you” The Carpenters

Green Eyed Lady” Sugarloaf

Margaritaville” Jimmy Buffett

Could It Be I’m Falling In Love” The Spinners

I’ll Be Around” The Spinners

Mr. Sandman” The Chordettes

Good Vibrations” The Beach Boys

More than A Feeling” Boston

Rock the Casbah” The Clash

Touch Me” The Doors

Paranoid” Black Sabbath

“I Shot The Sheriff “ Eric Clapton

Ride Captain Ride” Blues Image

“Sweet Little Sixteen” Chuck Berry

Shake, Rattle and Roll” Joe Turner

Dirty Water” The Standells

Hello, I Love You” The Doors

 

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