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Remember That Song – 4/18/19

Can you name the artist and song:

There’s a room where the light won’t find you
Holding hands while the walls come tumbling down


Last Song: “Seventeen” by Winger from the album Winger (1989)

I saw sparks fly, from the corner of my eye
When I turned, it was love at first sight

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Remember That Song – 8/23/18

Can you name the artist and song:

Always in time, but never in line for dreams


Last Song: “Headed for A Heartbreak” by Winger from the album Winger (1989)

Great job and the tweet goes on… (@unwoundcassette)!!!

Morning came and I was on my way
When you reminded me
I had too soon forgotten
It was you that set me free

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Remember That Song: 6/22/17

Can you name the artist and song:

Sometimes you picture me, I’m walking too far ahead
You’re calling to me, I can’t hear what you’ve said


Last Song: “Seventeen” by Winger from the album Winger (1988)

I said, please excuse me
I didn’t catch your name
Oh, it’d be a shame
Not to see you again

 

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Remember That Song: 6/13/16

Can you name the song and the ’80s artist who covered it:

You say although we broke up you still wanna be just friends
But how can we still be friends when seeing you only breaks my heart again


Last Song: “Easy Come Easy Go” by Winger from In the Heart of the Young (1990)

If you start to feel like there’s no time to waste
Baby, try to let go
There’s nothing that strong
Can’t break your heart

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1990-1991 Music Wrap Up

MI0001626022As this week comes to a close, I’d like to thank you for allowing me to indulge myself, and step over to the ’90s for a bit. We’ll wrap up with some of my favorites from this time period. There are some deep tracks that I really loved. So I hope you enjoy some of these songs. As usual, you can click on the song title to get to the video. These songs are in no particular order.

My Side of the Bed” by Susanna Hoffs

After The Bangles’ hot run throughout the ’80s, Susanna Hoffs embarked on a solo career. I bought her album, When You’re a Boy. I was expecting it to be better than it was. She is much better with her bandmates. However, there were a few good songs on it, including this Billboard Top 40 single “My Side of the Bed”. I had forgotten about this, but was reminded of it by my friend, and loyal reader, Andy.

Explain It to My Heart” and “Chasin’ the Wind” by Chicago

On the way back from the Gulf, our ship stopped at Singapore for a couple of days. I loved it there! There was a huge mall there, and of course I had to go in a record store there. I bought Chicago Twenty 1, and the next album coming up on this list. I fell in love with this album. Every single song, on this underrated album, is incredible. These two songs are great ballads. “Explain It to My Heart” is the first song on the album, and “Chasin’ the Wind” is the first song on the second side.

Fading Like a Flower (Every Time You Leave)” by Roxette

This song was off of Roxette’s album, Joyride, which I bought along with Chicago Twenty 1, in Singapore. This is another album I loved, and this is my favorite song from the album. It is also one of my favorite songs by Roxette.

Thunderstruck” and “Moneytalks” by AC/DC

These are a couple of my favorite AC/DC songs, and they were both on the same album – The Razor’s Edge. “Thunderstruck” has got to have one of the best openings of any song, ever. Talk about getting you pumped up! And “Moneytalks” is just a flat-out fun, rockin’ song.

And if this music pumps you up, and inspires you to play the guitar, or if you are a beginning guitarist, check out this article from Beginner Guitar HQ, “How to Play Guitar like AC/DC“.

As Long As I’m Alive” by The Little River Band

While in the Middle East, we stopped by Bahrain quite a few times. We would load up on supplies, and it was easier to refuel. So, we would be able to get off the ship. I would always to to the Souq, which was a marketplace. There were several music stores there. They would have 90 minute tapes, often with the greatest hits of anybody you could think of – for the price of 3 dollars, which was extremely cheap (even back then). While most people from the ship loaded up on gold and clothing, I loaded up on tapes. My locker was lined with tapes, from top to bottom (in alphabetical order, of course). One tape I bought had about 40 songs on it. There were some great songs on there, so I had to buy it. There were so many songs on there because they were only samples. A Middle Eastern DJ would introduce a song, then the song would fade out after the first chorus. One of the songs was this great one from The Little River Band. I fell in love with this song, and had to find where it came from. Pre-Google, I somehow found out it was on their new album, Get Lucky. The whole album was really good, but this still remains my favorite song by them.

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Miles Away” by Winger

This incredible power ballad by Winger was so appropriate at the time. As I was miles away from family and friends, this song really meant a lot to me.

I Am Your Radio” by the McAuley Shenker Group

Just before I went on the ship for the last time before we left for the Gulf War, I was in the Navy Exchange (store), and came across the music section (go figure). I was browsing, trying to find something good that I didn’t already own. A girl came up to me, and said that I should get McAuley Shenker Group’s Save Yourself. I had neveThat album just blew me away heard of them, but decided to give it a shot. Best.Advice.Ever! There are so many great songs on that album, but this was my favorite.

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Save Our Love” by Yngwie Malmsteen

This song was on another mix tape that I bought in Bahrain. However, this time the full songs were on the tape. I believe the tape was titled Right Here Waiting – Homesick Love Songs. Before this song, I had never heard of Yngwie Malmsteen. I had no idea if it was a group or a person. Well, he is a legendary guitarist from Sweden. He is beyond incredible. And this song is an outstanding power ballad that I still play a lot.

Blind Faith” by Warrant

Unfortunately, Warrant is now best known for “Cherry Pie“. Although I love that song, they had so many other great songs. And “Blind Faith” is my favorite among them. It is such a great, underrated ballad.

Coming of Age” by Damn Yankees

This supergroup just blew me away when I first heard them. How can you go wrong with Tommy Shaw of Styx, Jack Blades of Night Ranger, and Ted Nugent. The drummer, Michael Cartellone, was unknown, but outstanding. He would eventually join Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Their power ballad, “High Enough“, always seems to get the airplay. But this lead single is still one of my favorites by them. And there is not a weak song on their self-titled debut album.


Well, I could just keep going on and on with songs that I love from this time period. But, I’ll have to cut this short now. Maybe I’ll do an ’80s in the ’90s series. Do any of you have any songs that you love from 1990 through 1991?

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Remember That Song: 5/11/15

Can you name the artist and song:

Before you know it you feel the fire
But don’t get burned by the flame
Oh, you’ll find the answer any day


Last Song: “Hungry” by Winger from the album Winger (1988)

Great job Robert (@mishouenglish)!!!

I hear the ticking on the clock
Counting everyday I’ve been alone
How long before you’re coming back?
If I don’t see your face, I’ll turn to stone

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Remember That Song – 4/7/14

Can you name the artist and song:

Easy, ready, willing, overtime
Where does it stop
Where do you dare me
To draw the line


Last Song: “Madalaine” by Winger from their self-titled album

Great job Robert (@mishouenglish)and Frida (@carrjam94)

How in the world could it come to this
Couldn’t you see that you’ve gone too far
Saving your soul for that one last kiss
Living your wish upon a star

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Remember That Song: 12/14/12

Can you name the artist and song/complete the lyrics:

Open the door, get on the floor
_________ ____ ___ ________


Last Song: “Seventeen” by Winger
Great job Frida (@carrjam94)!!

And just when I thought
She was coming to my door
She whispered sweet
And Brought me to the floor

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