My iPod Has Issues – Better Than Going Postless

17 Aug

There is an idea rattling around inside my head, but I am way too busy to write it. I just finished my Annual Activity Report, which my colleagues and I thought we had avoided, and I am due to work in the Rotary concession stand in a few hours. Our county is home to the largest fair in Tennessee, and my contribution is spending one night selling hamburgers. If this rain holds up, then there may not be much to do.Fair

On top of that, there is a Planning Commission meeting in the morning and a meeting with my Dean in the afternoon. Oh yeah, I also have to prepare for the start of the semester. That includes a short presentation about Simon Wiesenthal for a small group of faculty.

Obviously, there is not much time to write an in-depth post about my grand idea. Instead, I am going go back into the mind of my iPod. Lately, we have done that a lot, and I hope we do not turn its mind into mush. An iPod lobotomy would be a terrible result. The music could get all jumbled up.

It is a scary proposition, but we have to plow ahead. Going postless would be the only alternative.

“Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way” by Waylon Jennings

“I’ve Got the World on a String” by Frank Sinatra

“Into the Mystic” by Van Morrison

“Soul Poppin'” by Johnny Jones and the King Casuals

“Drive Driven” by Yello

“Oh What a Night” by The Dells

“Classical Gas” by Mason Williams

“Little Red Rooster” by Big Mama Thornton

“Street Fighting Man” by The Rolling Stones

“One More Time” by Daft Punk

“Ole Slewfoot” by BR-549

“He’s a Rebel” by The Crystals

“Back Door Man” by The Doors

“You’re Gonna Break My Heart Again” by Whitesnake

“The Last Pale Light in the West” by Ben Nichols

“Take Me Out” by Franz Ferdinand

“I Got a Bad Mind” by Big Joe Williams

“Get Up Stand Up” by Bob Marley

“Was I Right or Wrong” by Lynyrd Skynyrd

“The Twist” by Chubby Checker

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10 Responses to “My iPod Has Issues – Better Than Going Postless”

  1. frontrangescribbles August 17, 2015 at 23:46 #

    Save a burger for me please.

    • Rick August 18, 2015 at 14:11 #

      They are pretty good.

  2. jcalberta August 21, 2015 at 00:45 #

    Do ya think Chubby shoulda been sued for all the injuries sustained from Twisting?

    • Rick August 21, 2015 at 14:26 #

      I wonder how he turned out. Here’s some trivia. His stage name was a play off of Fats Domino.

      • jcalberta August 21, 2015 at 15:01 #

        Never knew that. Cool! I do know that he made a decent living for many years off his few 60’s hits. Always liked Tzena Tzena. I was lousy at the Twist though.

  3. Tangled Up In Music (by Ovidiu Boar) September 21, 2015 at 11:25 #

    Varied list here, nice.

    • Rick September 21, 2015 at 15:07 #

      Thank you. Various forms of music tend to make their way onto my iPod. It makes most people wonder what is going on.

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