These Are a Few of My Favorite Things
Written by Jim Bartlett on August 25, 2016
A while back a friend tagged me on Facebook to participate in one of those name-your-favorite-things memes. This one was mostly musical, and here are some of my answers.
Favorite Beatles song: “In My Life”Favorite Rolling Stones song: “Brown Sugar”Favorite Doors song: “Riders on the Storm”Favorite Bob Dylan song: either “Hurricane” or “Positively Fourth Street”Favorite Prince song: “Musicology”Favorite Madonna song: “Borderline”Favorite Michael Jackson song: “I’ll Be There” (cheating; it’s a Jackson Five song; sue me)Favorite Queen song: “You’re My Best Friend”Favorite song from a cartoon: “O Tannenbaum” (from A Charlie Brown Christmas)Favorite Bruce Springsteen song: too many to listFavorite song that most of your friends haven’t heard: “This Is Love” by Mary Chapin CarpenterFavorite Police song: “Wrapped Around Your Finger”Favorite Eurythmics song: “Would I Lie to You”Favorite Beach Boys song: either “Sloop John B” or “Sail on Sailor”Favorite Cyndi Lauper song: “All Through the Night”Favorite song from a movie: “Wise Up” by Aimee Mann (from Magnolia)Favorite Duran Duran song: “Union of the Snake”Favorite song from an 80s one-hit wonder: “Tragedy” by John HunterFavorite song from a video game: In my day, we were happy when there were bells on the pinball machine.Favorite Genesis song: either “Follow You Follow Me” or “Throwing it All Away”Favorite INXS song: “What You Need”Favorite John Lennon song: “Stand by Me”Favorite Pink Floyd song: “Comfortably Numb”Favorite dance song: It doesn’t matter; I can dance to anything provided I’ve had enough to drink.Favorite U2 song: “Pride (In the Name of Love)”Favorite disco song: “Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel” by TavaresFavorite power ballad: “More Than a Feeling” by BostonFavorite Who song: “Won’t Get Fooled Again”Favorite Elton John song: “Rocket Man”Favorite song, period: “(They Just Can’t Stop It) Games People Play” by the Spinners
How do mine compare to yours?