365 Day Song Challenge: Day 159 – “Mama”

Day 159: A song that reminds you of your best friend. (Volume II)

“Mama” – Genesis

MamaIn reality, this probably could have been any Genesis song.

Or Tony Banks song.

Or Phil Collins song.

Or Peter Gabriel song.

Or even anything by Mike Rutherford or Mike + The Mechanics.

But I chose “Mama” because there is some irony about it. You see, I have Justin (a.k.a. Woody) to thank (or blame) for my love of Genesis. And (almost) all things Genesis. (The jury is still out on Steve Hackett.) Sure, before his influence, I knew the popular stuff, but without Justin, I’d likely have no idea about amazing songs like “Dance On A Volcano,” “Dancing With The Moonlit Knight” or “Supper’s Ready.” (Unfortunately, I’d still know about “Hold On My Heart” but some things can’t be helped.)

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365 Day Song Challenge: Day 158 – “Eve ’91”

Day 158: A song that reminds you of your best friend. (Volume I)

“Eve ’91” – Nuclear Valdez

Dream Another DreamHappy Autumn, everyone. (At least those of us in the Northern hemisphere. Otherwise, happy Spring.) Apparently, I took the summer (or winter, again depending on location) off. This wasn’t intentional, but things needed to be done for my railroad club. They got done; blogs didn’t. That was the tradeoff.

But the operating session went very nicely, thank you.

I was happy to find that at least a few people asked me what happened to the blog. So someone’s paying attention. That made me feel good.

But, that’s not what we’re here to talk about. (I can hear you saying “Get on with it, already.” So I’ll get on with it. Continue Reading