Wednesday, May 10, 2006
more childhood memories
Last night when Charlotte was having a 4 AM feeding I found myself with a funny song in my head. It was Huey Lewis' (I don't know how it's spelled) The heart of Rock 'n' Roll. We used to listen to that tape a lot when I was a kid. That got me thinking of other music I listened to when I was younger. I remember doing Saturday cleaning and putting on an oldies mix record (yes an actual record in a record player) I knew all the words to all the songs. My dad would sing along with me and I loved it. Some of the songs were The leader of the pack, It's my party and I'll cry if I want to, Til her Daddy takes the T-bird away, Johnny Angel and many others. We listened to The Beatles and lots of other classics. I remember my mom listening to The Judds- Rockin with the Rythm of the Rain tape. I remember my little brother Teddy singing Touch Me, Turn Me On, and Burn Me Down all with his R's sounding like W's like kids do sometimes. I remember we had a Big Bird record that sang Everyone Makes Mistakes So Why Can't You and a safety kids record that played What is a Pedestrian and Look Both Ways. Last year Gina had a Brite Music party where I found a whole CD of my favorite childhood songs, Janeen Brady's Show a Little Love. I love music and singing and hope I can instill that in my children. Tucker loves singing and nothing is sweeter than hearing that little voice sing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, or Sunbeam, or "Let's Get Down to Busi-miss" (I'll Make a Man Out of You from Mulan).