The Song Stuck In My Head: “BAD INFLUENCE” by The ROBERT CRAY BAND (1983)

You Used Me

To Get Ya Anything You Wanted

Oh, But I’m A Changed Man

It’s Your Other Friend That Gets Ya What You Want Now

BAD INFLUENCEIs The Title Track Off Of The 1983 Album From The ROBERT CRAY BAND !!!

If I Go Through Those Same Things Again

I’ll Be Worse Off Than I Started

Oh, You’re Such A BAD INFLUENCE

Baby, You’ve Got Ways To Make Me Do What You Want

Oh, And You’re Such A BAD INFLUENCE

Girl I’ve Got To Stay Away. …

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I Awoke This Morning Feeling Two Very Distinct Ways.

FIRST

…I Felt Like I Was Going To Die, My Mouth Was Hurting So Bad.

Sadly, I’ve Had A Stuffy Nose, So I’m Pretty Damned Sure I Breathed Through My Mouth, Almost Exclusively, All Night Long.

That’s A No Good, Kiddies.

That’s A No Good, Indeed.

SECOND

…I Was In The Mood To Listen To Some Quality Blues Music.

So…

To Combat The First Portion

…I Popped A Pain-Pill AND THEN Gave The Sore Area Of My Mouth A Slathering Of A Liquid Numbing-Agent (LIDOCAINE).

To Combat The Second Portion

…I Popped On Some Totally Awesome Jammage By…

The ROBERT CRAY BAND

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So So So…

…At This Moment…

…At This Very Very Moment…

…Right Now…

…My Mouth Does NOT Hurt…

…And I’m Currently Addicted To Listening To This Song…

BAD INFLUENCE

by The ROBERT CRAY BAND

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Not Bad, Eh?!

I Didn’t Think So, Either.

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The Song…

BAD INFLUENCE

…Is Totally A Personal Fave-Fave…

…But It Has Sadly Fallen Into The “Forgotten Classics” Category.

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Some Folks DO Remember The Album…

…But Not So Many People Remember The Song.

Not One Damned Bit.

And, To Me, That’s Sad.

The Whole Album Is TOTALLY EXCEPTIONAL

…And This Song Is Just One Of Its Highlights.

I Can VERY EASILY Recommend It To You, My Peeps.

BOTH The Song AND The Album.

If You’re Into More Of A Rockin’ Blues…

BAD INFLUENCE

…May Be An Undiscovered Country To You.

(yes, I borrowed the bit about the "Undiscovered Country" from Star Trek)

It’s Got’em All, My Peeps.

The Album Boasts Other Such Classics From…

The ROBERT CRAY BAND

…Like…

PHONE BOOTH

&

THE GRINDER

&

SO MANY WOMEN, SO LITTLE TIME

…And Especially…

WAITING FOR THE TIDE TO TURN

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Anyway, My Peeps…

…I Think I’m Going To Duck-Outta-Here For A Bit.

Dawn Is Upon Us…

…And I Seriously Wanna Go For A Nice, Long Walk This Morning With My Serious Tunage In Tow!!!

Y’all Take Care…

…Be Good…

…See Me Soon…

…And Talk To Me Sooner!!!

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L8r L8r, My Tater-Tots!!!

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A Song To Make ANYONE Smile: “SO MANY WOMEN, SO LITTLE TIME” by THE ROBERT CRAY BAND (1983)

Well Somebody Called Me And Gave Me The Word…

…And I’m Gonna Tell You People Just What I Heard…

…I’m Gonna Tell You For Free…

…And It Won’t Cost A Dime…

…There’s So Many Women, So Little Time…

…So Many Women, But So Little Time…

SO MANY WOMEN, SO LITTLE TIMEIs A Personal Favorite Jam From The 1983 AlbumBAD INFLUENCEBy THE ROBERT CRAY BAND !!!

…You Know, Sometimes I Wonder Just Why I’m Alive…

…Seems Like All We Do Is Try To Stay Alive…

…But Then I Think And Remember That Line…

…So Many Women, So Little Time…

…You Know There’s So Many Women, But So Little Time…

THE ROBERT CRAY BAND !!!

…Now Every Night’s A Different Town…

…Can’t Help Sometimes From Feeling Down…

…But Then We Get Full On Smoke, On Wine…

…Yeah, Yeah…

…There’s So Many Women, So Little Time…

…So Many Women, But So Little Time. …

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Since I Awoke Very Early This Morning…

…After Having Gone To Sleep Rather Late…

…I Was In Need Of A Morning-Music-Jolt.

A Musical Kick-In-The-Pants, Ya Know?!

Something To Get Me Moving…

…As Moving Was NOT Something I Was Really Ready To Do.

So…

…I Popped On Ye Ole MP3PLAYER…

…And To My Happy Surprise…

…This Song…

SO MANY WOMEN, SO LITTLE TIME

by THE ROBERT CRAY BAND

…Was The First Song To Play.

Not Only Did It Get Me Moving…

…But It Put A Big Ole Smile On My Face.

Y’all Already Know I’m A Huge Fan Of…

ROBERT CRAY

…And…

THE ROBERT CRAY BAND

…So I Don’t Necessarily Need To Go Into All Of That.

But, Y’all Have Never Heard Me Make Mention Of This Little Number.

For That Reason…

…It’s Become The Song Of My Morning…

…The Song Of The Moment…

A Song To Make ANYONE Smile.

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It Sincerely Is Kinda Difficult NOT To Smile When This Song Plays.

It’s Fun!

It’s A Happy Song From A Blues Rocker That Has Those Musical-Magical-Powers I’m Always Telling Y’all About.

I Simply LOVE Songs Like This One.

It Has A Cheerful…

…Carefree Beat.

The Rhythm Is Such That It Makes One’s Toes Begin To Tap Along.

It WILL Get Ya Movin’ Movin’ Movin’, My Peeps.

A Big FO SHO On That One.

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So Why Not Give It A Go, Ya Know Ya Know?!

Why Not, Indeed!

Hey…

…I’m Just Tryin’ To Perk-Up Your Morning, Kiddies.

T’Is My Job, Ya Know?!

SURE YOU DO!!

So Don’t Give Me Any Guff, Please.

Just Kick-It-Back…

…And Enjoy Some Quality Tunes.

Especially When They’re As Nifty As This One.

I Do Promise I Shant Steer You Wrong.

However…

…The Next Step Belongs To You.

Shall We Listen Along Together?

GREAT!!!

GLAD TO HEAR IT!!!

SO MANY WOMEN, SO LITTLE TIME

…May Not Be The Best Best Bestie Best Song On The Album…

BAD INFLUENCE

…But It IS The Most Smile Inducing Number Presented On Said Album.

Trust Me, My Peeps.

It’s Worth The Time And Effort You Need To Put Into Hearing It.

Like I Said…

…I Shant Steer Y’all Wrong.

Y’all Have My Word.

Whatever The Hell That’s Good For, Anyway.

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The Song Stuck In My Head: “ANYTIME” by ROBERT CRAY (2001)

I Could Be The One…

…That You Talk To…

…Anytime.

I Could Make You Coffee…

…Cream And Sugar…

…Anytime.

Come To My House…

…Sit By The Window…

…You’ll Always Have Someone To Talk To…

…Anytime. …

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ANYTIMEIs My Favorite Jam From The 2001 ROBERT CRAY AlbumSHOULDA BEEN HOME!!!

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You Can Drop By…

…Late At Night…

…Anytime.

Come Around Here…

…Early In The Morning…

…Anytime.

I’m Available Today For You To See…

…It’s Easy To Forget The Way…

…Love Used To Be. …

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The Song Stuck In My Head Is Such An Underestimation.

Yes…

…This Song IS Stuck In my Head…

…But I’m Honestly Already Over And Done With The Feeling Part.

I’m Trying My Best To Be The Smart One Here….

…And I’m Trying To Keep My Nerves Calm Throughout.

Neither Task Is Proving To Be Easy In Any Way/Shape/ Form.

I Can Easily Admit To Having Had A Horrid Evening, Yesterday.

Yet…

…There’s Nothing I Can Do About That, NOR Said Nerves.

That’s One Aspect Of Life A Person CANNOT Control.

I Get AND Understand That.

Period.

As Y’all Can Plainly See…

…I Couldn’t Sleep.

I Didn’t Sleep.

I Doubt Sleeping Is Something I Do Again…

…At Least Not Anytime Soon.

I Simply Wish I Could Make Myself See What My Body Is Already Trying To Tell Itself.

What’s The Old Saying?!

Expect The Worst…

…And…

…Hope For The Best?!?

Alright.

At The Moment…

…That’s Me.

That’s Where I Am.

That’s Where My Head Is In This Proverbial Game.

Thing Is…

…I ALWAYS Expect The Worst…

…And I ALWAYS Have.

That’s A Major Part Of My Mental/Emotional Makeup.

I Plop All My Eggs In One Basket And Simply Hope For A Positive Outcome…

…Regardless Of Whether Said Outcome Even Exists…

…All The While Expecting The Absolute Worst In Every Situation.

Jamming To Some Good Ole…

ROBERT CRAY

…Has The Power To Aide In Clearing My Thought-Processes.

At Least…

…It Does So For A Little While.

This Song…

ANYTIME

…Is My Favorite Jam From The Album…

SHOULDA BEEN HOME

…Which Is Such A Totally Wonderful Album.

It’s Jam-Packed With Quality Tunes, Fo SHO, Kiddies.

But…

…Above The Rest…

…I’m In Deep Deep LUST With…

ANYTIME

…And That Ain’t No Bologna.

ROBERT CRAY

…Always Seems To Have The Power To Cut Right Through The Crap…

…And Deliver Something Wildly Wonderful When One Is Down-And-Out.

The Lyrics Alone Are Priceless…

…And They’re Not Even The Best Part.

The Song’s Pace And Rhythm Are Exceptional.

It’s Very Old-School Blues, My Peeps.

It’s Not An Upbeat Number By Any Stretch Of The Word…

…But It Doesn’t Feel Like It’s Totally A Downer Blues Number, Either.

It Simply Is What It Is, Kids.

It’s An Amazing Blues Song That Totally Deserves The Sweet Sweet Lovin’ I Continue To Heap Upon It.

It Says A Lot.

Period Period.

I’m Tired, My Peeps.

I’m Tired Of Playing Games.

I’m Tired Of Being Caught-Up In A Perpetual State Of Unhappiness.

Snapping Myself Out Of It…

…However…

…Is Proving To Be An Exceptionally Difficult Task.

Why Must We Feel As We Feel, My Peeps?

Why Must Changing How We Feel Be So Damned Difficult?

Why Can’t We Just Look The Facts In The Face And Simply Roll With Them?

I Don’t Have An Answer To Any Of That.

I Simply Feel Cornered.

Like A Wild Animal…

…Feeling Cornered Is Worse Than Feeling Pain.

If I Were Simply Hurting…

…I Think I’d Be Able To Cope.

BUT…

…Feeling Boxed-In…

…Feeling Cut-Off…

…Feeling Cornered…

…Are All States I Simply CANNOT Handle Being In.

So…

…Here I Sit…

…Talking To Y’all…

…Jamming To My ROBERT CRAY Tunage…

…Waiting For Myself To Figure Something…

…ANYTHING…

…Out About Myself.

Maybe I Just Don’t Know Who I Am These Days.

I’m Not The Me I Used To Be…

…And I Have No Idea Where Find That Guy And Say…

"DUDE, WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH YOU!?!?! HAVE YOU LOST YOUR CONKERS!?!?!"

What More Can I Do, My Peeps?!

Exactly.

Not A Damned Thing.

Not A Damned Thing At All.

I Think The Best Thing For Me Right Now…

…Is To Shut-Up…

…Go Have A Smoke…

…Refill My Piping-Hot Coffee…

…And Just Try Try TRY To Chill-Out.

I’m A Fairly High-Strung Person…

…And I Find It Nearly Impossible To Chill-Out The Bulk Of The Time.

In This Situation…

…I Think Giving It Another Go Is Warranted.

I’m Sure The World Will Still Be Here When I Mentally Check Back In…

…So I Don’t Feel Too Bad About Simply Stepping Out Of It For A Bit.

It’s About Time For A Long Walk, My Peeps.

And You’d Best Be Believin’ I’ll Be Taking ROBERT CRAY Along With Me.

I’m Hooked On Him For The Time Being…

…And I’m Gonna Roll With It.

Good Idea?

Yes?

No?

Maybe So?

Hmm.

We Shall See, My Peeps, We Shall See.

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My MIDNIGHT Mixes: The Beginning

Since I’ve Been Having Ongoing Sleep Issues…

…I’ve Decided To Put Those Wasted Moments…

…Or Hours…

…To Some (hopefully) Good Use.

As I’m A Fan Of Listening To Music When I Can’t Sleep…

…I Figured This Was The Next (seemingly) Logical Step.

Sooo…

…Tonight…

…Or…

…Well…

…This Early Early Morning…

…I Bring You The First In A New Series I’m Calling…

My MIDNIGHT Mixes

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As I Sat Down To Begin This Little Adventure…

…I Showed No-Signs Of Any Approaching Sleep.

Hopefully…

…By The Time I’m Ready To “Click-Publish”

…I’ll ALSO Be Ready To “Hit-The-Sack”!!

The Only Song I Chose Was The Final Song Of The Mix.

And Away We Go…

The First Song Up Was…

SHOCK ME

by KISS

…Off Of Their “LOVE GUN” Album!!!

Honestly…

…It Seemed Very Fitting At The Time.

I Hadn’t Listened To It For A Long Time, Ya Know?!

Kinda Surprised Me.

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Then I Was Handed A Second Dose Of…

KISS

…With The Classic ’80s Jam…

RISE TO IT

…From Their Album “HOT IN THE SHADE“!!!

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The Next Great Tune Out Of The Gate Was…

ROCKIN’ THE SUBURBS

by BEN FOLDS

…Off Of The Title Album, “ROCKIN’ THE SUBURBS“…

…Which I’ve Always Considered A Personal Favorite Jam, Fo SHO.

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Then My Player Hit Me Hard With…

BILLY IDOL‘s

CRADLE OF LOVE

…Off Of The Album “CHARMED LIFE“!!!

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It Started To Feel More And More RIGHT When The Player Went Onto…

BEASTIE BOYS

…And Their Awesome Jam…

INTERGALACTIC

…From The Damn Fine Album “HELLO NASTY“!!!

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The Next Song Seemed An “Odd” Followup.

YES…

…My Player Then Began…

…Oh Yeah…

…Playing…

MADONNA‘s

LIKE A PRAYER

…From The Album…

…Oh Yeah,ย “LIKE A PRAYER“!!!

It Immediately Made Me Giggle Something Fierce, By The Way.

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ANYWAY…

…Onward I Went With My Music…

…Still Awake…

…With Very Few Hints Of Sleep In The Air.

STEAM

by PETER GABRIEL

…From His Album “US“…

…Was Up Next!!!

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And THEN The Ole Player Touched On A Song I Hadn’t Listened To In A While…

SANTERIA

by SUBLIME

…From The Band’s Title Album “SUBLIME“!!!

A Personal Fave Of Faves, Fo SHO!

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My Player Was Really Churning-Out A Damned Decent Playlist For Me…

…And I Sincerely Enjoyed What Was Going On.

I Was Pretty Sure It Couldn’t Top The Previous Song…

…But It Came Close With…

CREAM

by PRINCE

…Off His Album “DIAMONDS AND PEARLS“!!!

My FAVORITE Song From The Man!!!

Nice!!!

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The Next Song Was…

THE ROBERT CRAY BAND‘s

PHONE BOOTH

…Which Is/Was/Always-Will-Be A VERY SOLID Jam From “BAD INFLUENCE“!!!

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At This Point…

…I Was Starting To Tire A Touch…

…So I Decided To Kick-On The One Song I’d Been Wanting To Hear All Night.

Which Song Is That, You Ask?!

EARLY TO BED

by MORPHINE

…From “LIKE SWIMMING“!!!

I’d Been Itching To Hear It…

…And This Felt Like The Total RIGHT TIME, Ya Know Ya Know?!?!

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As It Was Ending…

…I Went Ahead And Shut-Off The Player.

I Was Going To Crawl Back Under The Covers…

…Until I Realized Something.

I Realized There Was No Way On Hell’s Half-Acre I Was Going To Be Getting Any Sleep Anytime Soon.

So…

…I Sat Down At My Desk…

…And I Began Working On This Post.

And Now…

…Since It’s Pretty Much Complete…

…I’m Going To Get It Finalized…

…And Published…

…And THEN I’ll Crawl Back Under The Covers.

Sleep Sweet, My Peeps.

Sleep Sweet, Indeed.

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The Song Stuck In My Head: “OUR LAST TIME” by ROBERT CRAY (1992)

…While You Put…

…Your Make-Up On…

…I Watch You Yawn…

…Andย Check Your Watch…

…It’s All Reflected…

…In The Mirror…

…You’re Already Miles Away From Here. …

…And As You Watch Me Watch You…

…Slip Into Your Dress…

…And Your High Heels…

…You Know Just How I Feel…

…To Be The Last To Even Know About…

…OUR LAST TIME…

…OUR LAST TIME. …

OUR LAST TIMEIs My Fave Fave Favorite Track Off ROBERT CRAY‘s 1992 AlbumI WAS WARNED

…Then You Yourย Perfume On…

…Your String Of Pearls…

…And Your Diamond Rings…

…And Take One Last Look…

…Around The Room…

…To See If You’ve Left Anything…

…And As You Leave…

…You Turn And Blow A Kiss…

…And Tell Me That It Sure Was Fun…

…And What I Thought Had Just Begun…

…Has Just Become…

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The Song…

OUR LAST TIME

by ROBERT CRAY

…Has Been Locked In My Brain All Morning.

I Had My Jams Workin’ Early Early…

…But I Kept Coming Back To This One.

I’d Listen To Something…

…Then Pop On…

OUR LAST TIME

…Then Something Else…

…The Something Else…

…Then…

OUR LAST TIME

…And On…

…And On…

…And On.

It’s A Truly Wonderful Song, Fo SHO, My Peeps.

You Know Me…

…I Love Me Some Blues…

…Especially When It’s From…

ROBERT CRAY

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I Think Quality Blues Music Is Essential To Happy Living.

At Least…

…It Is For Me.

When I Listen To Quality Blues Music…

…I Get Almost Giddy.

It NEVER Ceases To Make Me Feel A Little Better.

And THEN You Mix In Some Sweet Sweet Licks From A Guitar MASTER Like…

ROBERT CRAY

…It’s Like BAAM!

You Can’t Beat It With A Stick At K-Mart, That’s Fo FRICKIN’ FRACKIN’ SHO!!!

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If Y’all Are Into Some Damn Fine Blues Jams…

…This Whole Album…

I WAS WARNED

…Is A Great Find.

I Still Think…

BAD INFLUENCE

…And…

STRONG PERSUADER

…Are The Quintessential Albums By…

ROBERT CRAY

…But This One Is Nearly As Impressive.

I’d Say Give It A Go, My Peeps.

Remember…

…Blues Music Isn’t Here To Make You Feel Down And Depressed.

In Fact…

…It’s The Polar Opposite.

Blues Music Is Designed To Make You Happy…

…Because You Can, Or Can Try To, Identify With What The Person Is Talkin’ ’bout.

Pretty Soon…

…Your Toes Are Tappin’…

…You’re Playin’ Some Slow, Jammin’ Air-Guitar…

…You Just Get Into It.

It’s FAN-FLIPPIN’-TASTIC, Kiddies!!!

Check Out Some…

ROBERT CRAY

…If Y’all Get The Chance.

He’s Got MY Seal Of Approval, That’s A BIG FO SHO, Good Buddies!!!

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If You’re An Avid Walker… …These 7 Essential Classics Belong On Your MP3Player. Period.

Alright, My Peeps…

…You’re All Very Well Aware By Now That Going For A Walk Is My Primary Means Of Both EXERCISE And MENTAL/EMOTIONAL Downtime.

I Get Out There…

…I Slap On My Tunage…

…And I Go For It.

Sometimes…

…I’m Walking For Distance.

Other Times…

…I’m Walking For A Time-Period.

I Almost Never Know Which I’m Going To Be Doing Until I Get Out There And Get Movin’.

I Like To Change-Up My Routes…

…Trying To Never Go The Exact Same Way Each And Every Time.

Like My Blog, I Tend To Perform The Other Activities In My World As Randomly As Possible.

I HATEย MONOTONY.

.PERIOD.

By Maintaining A Feeling Of Pure Randomness…

…My Activities Almost Always Have The Feeling Of NEWNESS.

It’s How My Brain Works…

…And It’s How My Life Unfolds.

I Tend To Just Fall Ass-Backward Into Situations…

…Almost Totally Regardless Of WHAT Said Situation Is.

It’s Both A BLESSING And A CURSE, To Be Sure.

ANYWAY…

…The Point Of This Post Is To Quickly Discuss Some Tunage.

I’m Going To Impart Some Quickie Knowledge On Y’all.

You See…

…I Try To Walk Each And Every Day, When It’s Possible To Do So.

And There Are Many Days When I Go For Said Walks, But I Just Don’t Seem To Have The Energy/Motivation To Go As Long, Or As Far, As I Would Like.

THAT’S WHERE THE SWEET SWEET TUNES COME INTO PLAY!!!

Right Now…

…I’m Going To Share With You Something I Feel Y’all Should Consider For The Next Time You Get Out-&-About.

When It Comes To A Lengthy Walk-About…

…You’ve Gotta Have Those Songs That Motivate You.

Songs Where You Can Time The Steps Of Your Feet With The Beat Of The Song.

They Help You Kick-It-Up At Notch…

…And They Help You Crank-It-Out Like Nobody’s Business.

Here, For Y’all’s Pleasure, Are The 7 Most Important And Essential Songs…

 (in no particular order as I love them all)

…For Powering Through MY Walk.

I’m Going To Begin This With…

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HONORABLE MENTION

TOO LATE

TOO LATE” Is My Favorite Jam From THE CARS2011 Album “MOVE LIKE THIS“.

By

THE CARS

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HI HI HI

HI HI HI” Is Possibly The Best Song PERIOD From The Band WINGS. It Was Released In 1972.

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WINGS

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I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU

KISS Released The Song “I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU” On Their 1979 Album “DYNASTY“.

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KISS

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T.N.T.

AC/DC Released The Song “T.N.T.” As A Single In 1975.

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AC/DC

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BILLIE JEAN

MICHAEL JACKSON‘s “BILLIE JEAN” Is Off The 1982 Album “THRILLER” But Was Released As A Single In 1983.

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MICHAEL JACKSON

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ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST

ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST” Was Released By The Band “QUEEN” In 1980.

By

QUEEN

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I’M WALKIN’

I’M WALKIN’” Was Released On ROBERT CRAY‘s 2005 Album “TWENTY“.

By

ROBERT CRAY

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HALO

HALO” Is Simply My Favorite Track From DEPECHE MODE‘s 1990 Blockbuster Album “VIOLATOR“.

By

DEPECHE MODE

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That’s Them, My Peeps.

Those Are THE 7 SONGS (and an Honorable Mention)ย I Simply MUST MUST Have On My Little Music-Box.

I Don’t Listen To All Of Them All The Time…

…But I’m Always Glad To Know I Have Them Handy.

I Derive Much Motivation From Each Of Them…

…And A Heaping Amount Of Pleasure, Also.

If I’m Going To Suggest ANY SONGS That I Feel SHOULD BE On Your Player…

…In Regard To Aiding In Personal Motivation…

…To Get Y’all Movin’ Movin’ Movin’…

…Those Would Be Them.

A Short…

…Sweet…

…Simple Little List Of Jams That Are Very Easy To Obtain…

…And Even Easier To Truly Enjoy!

Are You Ready To Go Tromping-About For A Bit, Yet?

I Sure As Hell Am.

I’ve Already Done One Walk Today…

…And I’m Already Planning On Another.

The Outside Temperature Will Be The Deciding Factor As To WHEN I’ll Be Going For Another Stroll.

I Love To Sweat…

…But I Don’t Wanna Roast.

It’s Supposed To Be One Hot Bastard Outside, Today.

So My Second Walk Will POSSIBLY Be An Evening Affair.

That’s Fine With Me.

It Gives Me All The Time I Need To Come-Up With A New Playlist!

BRING ON THE DAY, WORLD!

I. AM. READY. FO. SHO.

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The Song Stuck In My Head: “RIGHT NEXT DOOR (BECAUSE OF ME)” By ROBERT CRAY

…I Heard Him Shout ‘Who Is He‘…

…She Mumbled Low…

…He Said ‘Baby Don’t You Lie To Me No More‘…

…And I’m Listening Through These Thin Walls…

…In Silence And Shame…

…As She Called-Out My Name…

…I Was Right Next Door…

… … …

…It’s Because Of Me…

…It’s Because Of Me…

…Because Of Me…

…It’s Because Of Me…

… … …

…She Was Right Next Door…

…And I’m…

…Such A Strong Persuader…

…Well She Was Just Another Notch On My Guitar…

…She’s Gonna Lose The Man That Really Loves Her…

…In The Silence I Can Hear Their Breaking Hearts. …

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RIGHT NEXT DOOR (BECAUSE OF ME)” Is A Classic Classic Jam Off ROBERT CRAY‘s Classic Classic 1986 AlbumSTRONG PERSUADER

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I Got-In A Rather Pleasant Walk This Morning…

…And Was Going To Tell You About All The Great Music I Jammed To…

…But I Can’t Get This Song…

RIGHT NEXT DOOR (BECAUSE OF ME)”

By ROBERT CRAY

…Out Of My Head.

It Happens Rather Often For Aย Particular Tune To Get On My Brain And NOT Wanna Get The Hell Off…

…So Having This Issue Yet Again Is Of No Surprise.

But Of All The Songs I Heard This Morning…

…WHY Is THIS SONG The ONE SONG That’s Stuck With Me, Thus Far???

It’s A Classic Jam, Fo SHO.

It’s One Of My Many Favorites From ROBERT CRAY

…I Simply Don’t Get Why This Is The Song…

…Of All The Songs…

…That I’m STILL Humming Along To.

So…

…I Was Kinda Hoping That…

…Maybe Maybe Maybe…

…Maybe Blogging About It Would Help Me To Move-On.

Thus Far…

…I’m Meeting With Very Limited Success.

If You’ve Never Heard The Song…

…It Truly Is YOUR LOSS.

.Period.

Y’all Know I Love Me Some ROBERT CRAY

…And BLUES MUSIC In General.

This Is One Of His MOST Bluesy-Blues Numbers EVER.

It’s A Song That Could Take Some Getting Warmed-Up-To, As It’s Not The Most Peppy/Upbeat Number Around.

But It’s A Damned Fine Song…

…And HIGHLY WORTHY Of Your Time For Listening Pleasure.

The Entire Album…

STRONG PERSUADER

(1986)

…Is Very Nearly PRICELESS.

It’s Considered To Be THE BEST ALBUM By ROBERT CRAY

…And I’d Definitely Call It A True-Blue-GEM!

Maybe If You’d Take The Time To Listen To This Song…

RIGHT NEXT DOOR (BECAUSE OF ME)”

…You’d Better Understand Where I’m Coming From…

…And You’d Realize How Addictive The Music Of ROBERT CRAY Can Truly Be.

ANYWAY…

…Enjoy Your Day, My Peeps.

Trust Me…

…It IS Possible To Have A Good Day.

Always Remember…

ANYTHING’S POSSIBLE UNTIL IT’S NOT!

…As They Say.

A Personal Maxim I Have Always Tried To Take To Heart.

Fo SHO Fo SHO!!!

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My Monday Morning Walkin’ Tunage Playlist…

…Should Make A Few Of Y’all Smile.

I Just Try To Listen To The Most Varied String Of Songs I Can.

This Morning’s Walk Was Nice…

…Though…

…Even At 4A.M…

…The Humidity Was Already Tooo Damned High!!!

I Only Walked For About An Hour’ish…

…Yet Don’t Have A Dry Stitch On!!!

Anyway…

…Yesterday I Only Listed A Short 8-Song List Of What I Jammed To.

Today…

…I Simply Couldn’t Do It.

I Cruised To So So SO MANY Great Songs This Morning…

…I Ended Up With A List Of 12-Jams.

I Was Very VERY SURE Y’all Would Love To See Said List.

So…

…In No Particular Order…

…Here We Go!!!

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#1

LISTEN LIKE THIEVES

By INXS

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#2

MYSTIFY

By INXS

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#3

MY FATHER’S EYES

By ERIC CLAPTON

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#4

FAME” (’90 REMIX)

By DAVID BOWIE

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#5

ABRACADABRA

By STEVE MILLER BAND

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#6

WE BUILT THIS CITY

By STARSHIP

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#7

LINGER

By THE CRANBERRIES

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#8

DON’T GO AWAY

By OASIS

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#9

COUNTING BLUE CARS

By DISHWALLA

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#10

BAD INFLUENCE

By ROBERT CRAY

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#11

GANGSTA NATION

By WESTSIDE CONNECTION

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#12

ย “SHOULD I STAY, OR SHOULD I GO?

By THE CLASH

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Now See…

…That Was Fun…

…Wasn’t It?!?

Well…

…It Made ME Smile.

At This Time Of Morning…

…A Smile Can Go A Long Way…

…Though It Should Be Viewed With Mildย Skepticism.

I Could Just Beย Delirious Due To A Lack Of Quality Sleep.

BUT…

…I’m Trying To Give Myself The Benefit Of The Doubt, Ya Know?!?

If I Don’t Give It To Myself…

…WHO WILL?!?!?

Exactly.

YOU WILL!!!

And For That Gesture…

…I Remain Eternally Grateful.

I Sincerely Hope Y’all Have A Damned Decent Day…

…And I Promise To Try Try TRY To Do The Same.

As A Professional In The Art Of Trying…

…I’ll Give It A Go, Fo SHO!!!

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“Well, I Cussed Out My Boss… And Got Fired…” –ROBERT CRAY (“I’m Just Lucky That Way” (1993))

…Then I Hit The Lottery…

…And Now I’m Retired…

…The Odds Of That Happenin’…

…Slim To None…

…But I Wasn’t Surprised When I Won…

…It Happens Everyday…

…I’m Just Lucky That Way. …

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The ROBERT CRAY Band

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…I’m Not Braggin’…

…Don’t Take It Like That…

…But Good Things Just Seem…

…To Fall In My Lap…

…My Good Fortune…

…I Cannot Help…

…I’m Just Lucky…

…In-Spite Of Myself…

…It Happens Everyday…

…I’m Just Lucky That Way. …

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I’M JUST LUCKY THAT WAY” Is MY Favorite Tune Off ROBERT CRAY‘s 1993 Album “SHAME AND A SIN

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Good Morning, My Peeps.

Hope You’re All Simply SWELL This Loverly Mornin’!

It’s FRIDAY

…So I Decided To Bust-Out A Song For Y’all That SHOULD Bring A Smile To Your Collective Faces!

I Went With Good Ole…

ROBERT CRAY

…And One Of His ALL-TIME Smile-Inducing Jams…

I’M JUST LUCKY THAT WAY

!!! !!! !!! !!! !!! !!! !!!

It’s A Classic Jam, Fo SHO, My Peeps.

The Lyrics Alone Have The Power To Make Oneself Smile Smile Smile…

…But His Masterful Guitar Work It’s Absolutely BRILLIANT!!!

I’m Suggesting This One To Y’all Without Doubt OR Hesitation.

If You Like Classic BLUES-ROCK…

…With The Added Bonus Of Being Rather Upbeat…

…Then This Little Tune…

I’M JUST LUCKY THAT WAY

…Should Suit Your Needs PERFECTLY.

.PERIOD.

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Please Have A Great Friday, Kiddies.

Take Care (if possible).

Be Good (when possible).

Play Nice (if ya wanna).

L8r L8r, My Lovin’ Taters!!!

.PEACE.

.LOVE.

&

.AXLE-GREASE.

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