So, I’ve decided to do this facebook 30 Day Song Challenge (you can see previous days here)thing and I figured I’d do it here on ninebullets. Feel free to contribute your thoughts in the comments section. So, without further ado:
DAY 06: A SONG THAT MAKES YOU THINK OF SOMEWHERE:
When I read this one I started marinating on songs that reminded me of places but as kept thinking I realized that, for me, songs and albums remind me of stations in life as often as they do specific places. Sometimes, dusting off an album from 15 years ago is like sitting down and drinking a beer with the person you used to be. When I looked at today’s challenge from that angle, the list grew exponentially but one immediately made me smile so that’s the one I chose to share with y’all today.
There was a couple of years span when I was in high school (and just out of) where we went to Rocky Horror every single weekend. I’d get off from my job as a busboy, ride by and ppick up my friend Maura (who’d snuck out), swing by and pick up my buddy Chris (who’d snuck out) and we’d meet a couple other friends (who may or may not have snuck out) and we’d head out to Tampa for the midnight showing. Chris and I would try and come up with new lines in hopes they’d catch on with the crowd. That era, for me, was probably childhood’s last gasp but it was a great time. I went to the local showing of Rocky a year or so ago. Sadly, I’ve forgotten most of the lines and a lot of the magic was gone but I was happy to see a full house and a new collection of kids doing the Time Warp.
So, how about you. What’s a song that reminds you of somewhere and what’s the story?