May 7, 2009

Thursday Music

I was in Target the other day killing time before a movie. I passed along the music section and decided to make WIGSF proud by purchasing a CD. Yes a compact disc. For you younger readers people used to own music on a device that looked similar to a DVD. They carried them around in large notebooks with sleeves and inserted these large items into a stereo. They were once considered to be the pinnacle of listening pleasure.

I started browsing and came across a section in where they had a bunch of compilation discs. A large panel was in front of it that had all the albums listed. You pressed the album and it would play a sample of each of the songs listed on each disc. They had a cornucopia of music ranging from soft his, classical, butt rock, and 80s pop hits.

I picked up an album of swing hits and one with fifties pop. I really am getting old.

Mother's Day is coming up and as usual I'll be heading north to take Mom out for brunch and drinks thanking her for all she's done as the matriarch of the family. One of the songs from the 50s album will always remind me of her as she is a huge fan of the genre and played it constantly in my youth.

So today I bring you Dion and the Belmonts with their rendition of 'Teenager in Love'.

"God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers." - Rudyard Kipling

6 comments:

wigsf said...

Dion was rare in the sense that he could write a good tune as well. Most doo-wop acts just sang what they were told. Dion would pen a lot of stuff himself.

JLee said...

I actually went looking for some cds at Border's the other day and they didn't sell music anymore! (at least at this location) I was bummed...

Shaun@work said...

...butt rock?

Maybe I shouldn't ask.

Big Ben said...

I looked for a CD the other day and couldn't find it. Does no one do cd's in the car anymore?

Miss Ash said...

I kinda like the old music though it's not often I actually turn the oldies station on. I'm going to do just that tomorrow!

Kelli said...

Your Mom has good taste. This is one of my favorite oldies. Have a good time on Sunday.