Sunday, November 23, 2014

Songs From the Locust Years, Disc 2

Here's what I was hoping to post yesterday:
By popular demand (of one person), here comes disc two of Songs from the Locust Years:
Kicking off with a little Van Halen:
Rounded out by the smooth sounds of Barry:
This was thrust upon us as the theme song for the Contiki® European tour that a few of us went on after I finally finished college. I don't think any of us liked it during the trip. Or at least not until the very end of it. Or was that just me?
Quintessential to the period:
Hall. And. Oates.
A little ditty compliments of our neighbors to the north, Loverboy:
The Monkees even made it on our soundtrack:
And more Pat Benetar:
Pink Floyd:
The Ramones:
And the Stones:
I'm realizing that hip hop is underrepresented in this soundtrack, so let's remedy that now:
This was one of our favorite covers that our favorite cover band covered (probably still covers). Did they play this at my wedding? I can't remember.

And the same guys in that cover band had an original band, too. And that band covered this:


If you made it this far, thank you for listening. It should be noted that this soundtrack was heavily influenced by a jukebox that was not very up to date, hanging out with some guys whose driver's license photos were unrecognizable because the "used to have long hair," and being devotees of a cover band (who had several different iterations). The Locust Years were actually lived circa Y2K.
It should also be noted that the above songs are © of their respective owners.

1 comment:

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