Doot, doo, doo! Credence Clearwater Revival 1970
Just got home from Illinois, lock the front door, oh boy!
Got to sit down, take a rest on the porch.
Imagination sets in, pretty soon I'm singing,
I was trying to think of something for Cinco de Mayo. Came up with Revolution by the Beatles 1968. Cinco de Mayo (5 May) is not the Mexican Independence Day, but celebrates a victory over the French in Puebla in 1862.
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Another bouncy tune to walk the pups to - a one hit wonder by Carl Douglas in 1974
Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting
Those kicks were fast as lightning
In fact, it was a little bit frightening
But they fought with expert timing
I was listening to this as I walked my pups tonight. I boogied right along! ABBA in 1976
You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life
See that girl, watch that scene, diggin'* the dancing queen
May Day - already lots of fairly warm to hot days, and I'm looking at rain and snow flurries outside. I didn't walk the pups this morning because of the winds - took a chance of the precip later. Gambled and lost! Hope I get a half hour somewher... Read more
This one just popped into my head while I was walking the pups today. Written by Penney and Jerry Gillespie and performed by Terri Gibbs in 1981
Should I let him in
Lord it's the devil
Would you look at him
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I could have used some stones in my pocket tonight when I walked the dogs before work - more high sustained winds with gusts over 40 mph - at one point, I literally stopped in my tracks until the gusts dropped enough for me to continue. Good thi... Read more
I woke up early (2 hours before my alarm was set - grr!). Walked the pups and they went really slowly . Poked my eye with the mascara brush. Couldn't find my glasses - which I had been wearing before my shower - had to put on my backup pair (at ... Read more
Cyndi Lauper's breakout hit in 1983, wrtiten by Robert Hazard (many other artists covered it, too, but Cyndi is my favorite)
I come home in the morning light
My mother says when you gonna live your life right
Walking the pups in winds more than 30 mph with gusts to 50 or more. Yikes! Humming Daydream Believer in the freezing wind - made good time on the walk!
Another Monkee's hit from 1967, written by John Stewart (of the Kingston Trio)
Oh,... Read more
I heard this while I was walking the pups tonight - of course, I sang along!
Written by Neil Diamond and recorded by The Monkees in 1966
I thought love was only true in fairy tales
Meant for someone else but not for me.
Just in time for the season - a classic from 1950 - Gene Autry (!) did the famous recording of the song written by Jack Rollins and Steve Nelson
Here comes Peter Cottontail
Hoppin' down the bunny trail
Hippity hoppin', Easter's on it... Read more
As I was walking the pups tonight, Samurai, my little warrior, decided to lunge at a bicyclist (or maybe a pedestrian, whatever). I pulled him by the harness to where he was walking on his hind legs - told him you wanna walk like a man? And the ... Read more