Category Archives: Monday Morning Music

#MondayMorningMusic – Born of Frustration by James

One of my favorite songs ever is “Born of Frustration,” the first track on James’ album Seven.  Point of note:  my favorite line from the song is, “don’t need a shrink, but an exorcist.” I’ve long joked about needing an … Continue reading

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#MondayMorningMusic – It’s Raining Men by The Weather Girls

photo: marfis75 For me, music goes beyond nostalgia. Sure, a hearkening back to the good old days is part of it, but it’s also about reconnecting to who I am and how I feel. Having a chronic illness and constantly … Continue reading

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#MondayMorningMusic – MTV’s 120 Minutes Tour of 1992

Miami. Bayshore Ampitheatre. MTV’s 120 Minutes Tour with Blind Melon, Live, PIL, and Big Audio Dynamite. If my memory serves it was the summer of 1992 – shortly before Hurricane Andrew decimated South Florida. I was, at the time, working … Continue reading

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#MondayMorningMusic – Jessie’s Girl by Rick Springfield

My first rockstar crush was Rick Springfield. I had posters of him on my walls, as most girls did back in the early 80s. I also changed clothes in my closet because it freaked me out, the way Rick’s eyes … Continue reading

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#MondayMorningMusic – Lucretia My Reflection by The Sisters of Mercy

I’ve been to a lot of concerts in my life. Some, like INXS (before Michael Hutchence passed away) and Depeche Mode, I’ve seen multiple times. Others, I’ve only seen once. This is one of the latter. And, sadly, it’s also … Continue reading

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#MondayMorningMusic – Tainted Love by Soft Cell

As mentioned in the #MondayMorningMusic featuring I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston, I started clubbing at an extremely young age. Of course, I did more age-appropriate things than not (if you count having the HUGE city of Frankfurt, … Continue reading

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#MondayMorningMusic – Queen – We Are the Champions

I had a dream about Mike Rowe the other night. Wasn’t a sex dream (though I wouldn’t have complained about that), but rather a dream about acceptance. He was who he was (or, rather, how I imagine him to be, … Continue reading

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#MondayMorningMusic – I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston

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Morning Music Memories – Wenn ich Wollte by @SELIGmusik

“Wenn ich Wollte” by Selig is a song I discovered the last time I went to Germany in 1994 -an elopement trip to marry Army man (a marriage that, thankfully, didn’t happen) which was a year after the death of … Continue reading

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I Heart Martin L. Gore

I used to be such a music whore – well, I guess I still am, but I’m definitely a long-ass way away from when I’d spend my last dime on music. Books have always been a part of my life, … Continue reading

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