Archive for Throwback Thursdays

Reba McEntire – Fancy

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 21, 2021 by getbent57

Reba_McEntire_Rumor_Has_ItOnce again it is musical throwback Thursday.  Don’t listen to a lot country music but every now again there is one the stick out.  Fancy by Reba McEntire is one.  While looking up info found out her version is a cover.  It was first recorded by Bobbie Gentry in 1969.   Reba’s version is off her 1990 album Rumor Has It.  This is a really good song.  You can hear/watch > here or below.

Alannah Myles – Love Is

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 14, 2021 by getbent57

Alannah_Myles_Love_IsThat day of the week again, musical throwback Thursday.  The pick this week is Love Is by Alannah Myles.  While this this song is not as famous as her other big hit Black Velvet.  I like this on much better.  In that late 80’s early 90’s these songs were every where.  They are both off the same self titled album, Alannah Myles.  You can give it a listen/watch > here or below.

Moby – South Side feat. Gwen Stefani

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 7, 2021 by getbent57

Moby_South_SideOnce again it is musical throwback Thursday.  The pick this time is another Moby song, South Side feat. Gwen Stefani.  Can remember this being a big hit.  Haven’t heard this one in many years until writing this post.  Think it holds up really well.  Their to voices together work really well.  This song if off this 1999 album Play.  You can give it a listen/watch > here or below.

Moby – We Are All Made Of Stars

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 30, 2021 by getbent57

Moby_We_Are_All_Made_Of_StarsThat day of the week again,  musical throwback Thursday.  The picked time is We Are All Made of Stars by Moby.  Has been awhile since I have picked one of his songs.  This is a good one off this 2002 album 18.  The music video which you can see > here or below is full of celebrity cameos.  Don’t cheat and see how many you recognizes.

Earth, Wind & Fire – September

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 23, 2021 by getbent57

Earth_Wind_Fire_SeptemberOnce again it is musical throwback Thursday.  Not sure why I never have picked this song for past September’s.   Well have now, it is September by Earth, Wind & Fire.  This is a very famous song.  Has been used in lots of movie and shows over the years.  It is off their 1978 album, The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire Vol. 1.  You can give it a listen/watch > here or below.

Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on September 16, 2021 by getbent57

Pet_Shop_Boys_West_End_GirlsThat day of the week again, musical throwback Thursday.  Have picked another Pet Shop Boys song this week.  It is their very famous song, West Ends Girls.  According to Wikipedia the song was released twice.  First as a single and then off their 1986 album Please.  Think it holds up well.  You can give the video a watch/listen > here or below.

Pet Shop Boys – Always On My Mind

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on September 8, 2021 by getbent57

Pet_Shop_Boys_Always_On_My_MindOnce again it is musical throwback Thursday.   Have all ways know Always On My Mind by the Pet Shop Boys as an original.  Turns out that is not true.  The song has was first released back in 1972.  Since then it has been covers by many famous artiest, like Elvis and Willie Nelson.  Since writing this post listened to those versions as well.  But I still like the Pet Shop Boys one.  Which you can see/hear > here or below.  That is off their 1988 album Introspective.

[Update posted this a day early.]

Dr. Alban – It’s My Life

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on September 2, 2021 by getbent57

Dr_Alban_ts_My_LifeThat day of the week again, musical throwback Thursday.  The 90’s were filled with songs like It’s My Life by Dr. Alban.  Where there is spoken word/rap mixed in with a female voice doing the chorus.  That being said a lot of them a still hold up.  Not sure if this would be one.  You can judge for yourself > here or below. This is off this 1992 album One Love.

Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 26, 2021 by getbent57

Gotye_Somebody_That_I_Used_To_KnowOnce again it is musical throwback Thursday.  The pick this time is Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye.  It is hard to believe this song is ten years old now.  It was and still is a huge hit.  Has over one and a half billon views on YouTube.  the song is off his 2011 album Making Mirrors.  One of those songs that gets stuck in your head as you sing along.  You and give it a listen > here or below.

Eiffel 65 – My Console

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 19, 2021 by getbent57

That day of the week again, musical throwback Thursday.  Picking another Eiffel 65 off their 1999 album Europop, My Console.  While it is not the great song in the world.  It is a nice love letter the original PlayStation.  Which was a huge hit back when this song was made.  You can give it a listen > here or below.