Oba Observing the ‘Ypocrites

This week’s Song Lyric Sunday theme is about Fraud, Hypocrite, Phony, Pretender, or Snob and this was suggested by our fellow patron, Angie Trafford. My choice this week is No Woman, No Cry. It is a reggae song by Bob Marley and the Wailers. The song was recorded in 1974 and released on the studio album […]

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Go, Go, Go! Ale, Ale, Ale!

Our theme for today’s Song Lyric Sunday is about sports songs and yes, I totally remember that one song that’s become so popular all over the world in 1998-1999. “The Cup of Life” (Spanish: La Copa de la Vida) is a song recorded by Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin for his fourth studio album, Vuelve (1998). Martin […]

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There’s a Danger in Loving Somebody Too Much

Jim gave us an interesting prompt for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday. Our theme this week is about Danger, Fear, Horror, Nightmare, and Terror — of course, I went for the love song, haha. “Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough” is a 1992 rock ballad performed as a duet by American singers Patty Smyth and Don Henley. […]

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Celebrate the News (Bad Luck No More)

The theme selected by Jim is about Fortune, Luck and Fate, with that, I chose The Beach Boys’ Song, Celebrate the News. As I have mentioned in my past entries

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What Makes You Different

I had to speak about our money situation to justify why the BSB had played an important part in my life. I had very limited means of entertainment. We didn’t have cable because we couldn’t afford it and Saudi Arabia only had 2 channels and both played mostly Arabic shows.

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I’m In Love With My Car (SLS)

Later in the film, EMI executive Ray Foster (Mike Myers) suggests to have it or You’re My Best Friend released as the first single to A Night at the Opera instead of “Bohemian Rhapsody”.

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