One of my girlhood friends, Beth Barr, would laugh at me saying I knew every word to every song on the radio. It was truth. I would ride my bike to her house often, simply because I enjoyed being there, but also because going to her house meant I could ride my bike past my girlhood crush's house. My family used to tease me about him; would call him BRONCO bc he rode wheelie on his dirt bike. I adored his grit from afar. Anyhow, I digress.  Here is Beth, we were sitting on my bed, right next to my little radio (she is wearing the tank top), and apparently I was into coloring German-esque artwork with hearts and flowers. 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These were the first albums to define my core to this day ....the songs, ...the album pictures, ......each one is a immense part of my Being,  like blood in my veins or prints on my fingertips.  Music was always my refuge and still is.

 

 

The Eagles - Their Greatest Hits (1971 - 1975)

Olivia Newton-John - If You Love Me,...Let Me Know (1974)

Bob Dylan - Blood on the Tracks (1975)

Michael Murphy - Blue Sky, Night Thunder (1975)

Linda Ronstadt - Greatest Hits - Volume 1 (1976)

Fleetwood Mac - Rumours (1977)

Bee Gees & Peter Frampton - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)

Rod Stewart - Blondes Have More Fun (1978)

Grease - The Original Soundtrack for the Motion Picture (1978)

Donna Summer - Bad Girls (1979)

Bruce Springsteen - The River (1980)

Journey - Escape (1981)

Styx - Paradise Theater (1981)

Michael Jackson - Thriller (1982)

Def Leopard - Pyromania (1983)

The Police - Synchronicity (1983)

 

(Slideshow with album covers below)...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Should I ever become lead in a band, I will cover songs from all of the albums above.   namely ...specifically;

 

Wildfire - Michael Murphy

Simple Twist of Fate - Dylan
Buckets of Rain - Dylan
Take It To the Limit - Eagles
Peaceful Easy Feeling - Eagles

Lyin Eyes - Eagles

If You Love Me...Let Me Know - Olivia
Still They Ride / Stone in Love - Journey
Dim All the Lights - Donna 

Hungry Heart - Bruce
Fade Away - Bruce
The River - Bruce

Wrapped Around Your Finger - Police

The Best of Times - Styx

The Long & Winding Road / Golden Slumbers / Strawberry Fields Forever - Beatles

Blue Bayou - Ronstadt

Sara - Stevie Nicks

I Don't Want To Know - Stevie

Silver Spring - Stevie


...listening to Still They Ride by Journey as I type,...and  ....  it. just. never. gets. old.  
Love it.

Slow dance anyone...?

 

 

 

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