365 Day Song Challenge: Day 162 – “Hit Me With Your Best Shot”

Day 162: It’s Laura’s Day. You may not know her, but she was the first one who discovered we were missing song #162. So dedicate a random song to Laura, and have fun with it, make up a story, the more creative and fictitious the better.

“Hit Me With Your Best Shot” – Pat Benatar

Hit Me With Your Best ShotAlthough my spouse is Laura, this post has absolutely nothing to do with her. Or does it? It’s for you to decide.

I gotta tell ya, Day 162 has been hard.

Day 162 has kicked my ass.

I’ve tried to figure out what to publish for Day 162 for literally months (not solely, of course). And that’s because publishing the Laura story you’re about to read is fraught with danger. It may get myself and others in trouble.

Because Laura is in the Witness Protection program.

How do I know this? Because she told me. Not with words, but through a dream. Continue Reading

365 Day Song Challenge: Day 124 – “Wuthering Heights”

Day 124: A song by your favorite female vocalist.*

“Wuthering Heights” – Pat Benatar

CrimesOfPassionLots of women rockers have Pat Benatar to thank for their careers. She was one of the first female rockers to have any success and gain any respect in the music industry.

This was not without trial and tribulation, as a view of her “Behind The Music” will tell you. But, in the end, she did all right for herself.

Crimes Of Passion, her 1980 release, was among the first LPs I bought. This had nothing to do with “You Better Run” being the second video played on MTV. I bought the album after that happened, but before I knew that particular bit of trivia. Which is saying something, because I’m a music trivia nut. Continue Reading