Archive for musical throwback Thursdays

Motörhead – Ace Of Spades

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 17, 2021 by getbent57

Motörhead_Ace_Of_SpadesOnce again it is musical throwback Thursday.  Pick a faster and heaver song this week.  It is Ace of Spades by Motorhead.  There was a time where this song was used a lot in video games.  This was released in 1980 off their album of the same name, Ace of Spades.  The song is a true classic.  You can give it a listen/watch > here or below.

Golden Earring – Radar Love

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 10, 2021 by getbent57

Golden_Earring_Radar_LoveThat day of the week again, musical throwback Thursday.  The pick this time is Radar Love by Golden Earring.  I remember this song the most from when it was used in an older episode of The Simpsons.  It was released in 1973, off their album Moontan.  This is a classic rock but think it would be released today and still be awesome.  You can give it a listen/watch > here or below.

Del Shannon — Runaway

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 3, 2021 by getbent57

Del_Shannon_RunawayThat time of the week again, musical throwback Thursday.  Once again sticking with the 60’s theme.  The pick this time is Runaway by Del Shannon.  This very famous song has been covered many times but this original is still the best.  It is off his 1961 album Runaway with Del Shannon.  You gave give it a listen/watch > here or below.

Petula Clark — Downtown

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , on May 27, 2021 by getbent57

Petula_Clark_DowntownTime again for musical throwback Thursday.  Sticking with the 60’s theme again this week.  The pick is Downtown by Petula Clark.  There are other versions by other singers but think this one is the best.  This is off her 1965 album of the same name, Downtown.  You can give it a watch/listen > here or below. Classic never age.

The Byrds — Turn! Turn! Turn!

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , on May 20, 2021 by getbent57

The_Byrds_Turn!_Turn!_Turn!That day of the week again, musical throwback Thursday.  Am picking an oldie but a really good one.  It is Turn! Turn! Turn! by The Byrds.  This is a classic for sure.  Can’t remember hearing for the first time but think it must have been a show or a movie.  The song is off their 1965 album of the same name, Turn! Turn! Turn!.  Think what makes this song hold up so well is the harmonies.  You can give it a watch/listen > here or below.

Men At Work – Down Under

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , on May 13, 2021 by getbent57

Men_At_Work_Down_UnderThat time of the week again, musical throwback Thursday.  Am sticking the 80’s theme.  This time it’s another classic.  Down Under by Men At Work.  This was released in 1981 off their album Business as Usual.  Think it hold up well.  As for the music video > here or below.  It’s classic cheesy 80’s.

Tiffany – I Think We’re Alone Now

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , on May 6, 2021 by getbent57

Tiffany_I_Think_We're_Alone_NowThat day of the week again, musical throwback Thursday.  Think it time to pick some 80’s pop.  The song is I Think We’re Alone Now by Tiffany.  Can remember this being on the radio a lot.  While looking up info found out the song is much older than the 80’s.  It was first out in 1967 by the band Tommy James and the Shondells.  Her version was released in 1987 all the album Tiffany.  You can see the music video > here or below.

The Mamas & The Papas – Monday, Monday

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 29, 2021 by getbent57

The_Mamas_&_The_Papas_Monday_MondayOnce again it is musical throwback Thursday.   The pick this week is Monday, Monday by The Mamas & The Papas.  They had lots of great songs.  This being my favourite.  It was released in 1966, off the album If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears.  I think the song holds up well.  Which you can hear > here or below.

Freelance Whales – Generator First Floor

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 22, 2021 by getbent57

Freelance_Whales_Weathervanes.jpgThat day of the week again, musical throwback Thursday.  Am picking a Freelance Whales song this time.  It is Generator 1st Floor.  Which is off their 2009 album Weathervanes.  First heard them many years ago with their Generator Second Floor song.  Which  I really like.  This one is good as well.  Their is just no music video to go along with it.  However their is one of them playing it live at a SXSW event.  Which you can see > here or below.

Matias Aguayo – Rollerskate

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on April 15, 2021 by getbent57

Matias_Aguayo_RollerskateOnce again it is musical throwback Thursday.  The pick this week is one you most likely never heard of.  It is Rollerskate by Matias Aguayo.  First heard this many years ago.  When it was used in a GoPro promo.  From what I have been reading it was released in 2009 or 2010 and is off the album Ay Ay Ay.  The song is different but still gets stuck in your head.  You can give it a listen > here or below.