Sunday, July 02, 2006

Up to three meme, thanks to Bookhart! (with corrections)

Bookhart's meme (tweaked by Sarah Louise) (and it's not named for the time of morning you might find yourself up to if you try this in one sitting.) (I could keep adding categories forever...)

Name up to three:
(and I added and subtracted categories to suit my tastes...)
(and I peeked on everyone's that I could find)
(and I used Wikipedia)

Song(s) That I Loathe to the Core of My Being
I shot the sheriff
Unchained Melody
You're so beautiful (James Blunt)

Musical Artist(s) That I Loathe to the Core of My Being
Sarah Brightman*
Beastie Boys

Rolling Stones Song(s) I Love
19th Nervous Breakdown
Jumping Jack Flash

Beatles Song(s) I Love**
I wanna hold your hand
In my life

Madonna Song(s) I Love
True Blue
Like a Prayer
Love don't live here anymore

Reggae Song(s) I Love
Red Red Wine

Country Song(s) I Love**
I hope you dance (Leanne Womack)
Redneck Woman (Gretchen Wilson)
I want to talk about me (Toby Keith)

Movie Soundtrack(s) I Love**
Pretty In Pink
The Committments
Drive Me Crazy

Musical Soundtrack(s) I Love**
Fiddler on the Roof (the musical, not the movie)

Cover Song(s) I Love
Shawn Colvin's "Everything He does is magic" (Sting)
10,000 Maniacs "Because the Night" (Bruce Springsteen)
Sarah Brightman's "Deliver Me" (The Beloved)

Simon & Garfunkel Song(s) that I Love
I am a rock
Homeward Bound
Bridge over troubled water

U2 song(s) that I love
She moves in mysterious ways

Song(s) I remember from college, circa 1991-93:
Right here, right now (Jesus Jones)
Closer to fine (Indigo Girls)
Losing my religion (REM)

Classical Composer(s) I Love

70s Disco Song(s) I Love
Stayin' Alive (Bee Gees)
Funky Town (Lipps Inc.)
Last Dance (Donna Summers)

70s Supergroup Song(s) I Love (like Abba?)
Dancing Queen (Abba)

Metal Song(s) I Love
Enter Sandman (Metallica)

New Wave Song(s) I Love
And She Was (Talking Heads)
Once in a lifetime (Talking Heads)
Always (Erasure)

Soul/R&B Song(s) I Love
Pink Cadillac (Aretha Franklin)
You make me feel like a natural woman (the Carole King version, on Tapestry)
I just called to say I love you (Stevie Wonder)

Power Ballad(s) I Love***
Keep on Loving You (Reo Speedwagon, although I like the version covered in the movie "Drive Me Crazy" by The Donnas)
I'll be there for You (Bon Jovi)
Is this Love (Whitesnake)

Pre and 1950s Song(s) I Love**
Someone to watch over me (1926)
It had to be you (1924)
In the cool cool of the evening (1951)

Punk Song(s) I Love
Rock the Casbah (The Clash)
Should I stay or should I go (The Clash)

Singer/Songwriter Song(s) I Love**
Coming Around Again (Carly Simon)
I walk the line (Johnny Cash)
Ring of Fire (J. Cash)

MTV Video(s) I Love
She's so high above me (Lit) (Fastball)
Time and Tide (Basia)
Boulevard of Broken Dreams (Green Day)

Pre-MTV Video(s) I love (they played on Midnight Special)
Don't stand so close (The Police)
Refugee (Tom Petty)

Queen songs(s) I Love
We are the champions
We will rock you
Bohemian Rhapsody

Guilty Pleasures
Mmmbop (Hanson)
Walk Like an Egyptian (The Bangles)
Love Shack (The B-52s)

None of the Above Song(s) I Love
96 Tears
Birdhouse In Your Soul (They Might Be Giants)
The Remedy (Jason Mraz)

Up to three more song(s) I Love
Walking on the Sun (Smash Mouth)
You sexy thing (Hot Chocolate)
Low rider (War)

TV theme songs**
WKRP in Cinncinati
Friends (I'll be there for you)
That 70s show

Bands I like that only one or two people reading this have likely heard of
The Affordable Floors
This Side of Eve
Good Brother Earl

Foreign language songs or songs about foreign places:
The Girl from Impanema
Sto Lat (link from Polish American Center)

Roller Skating Songs circa 1981-ish
I love Rock and Roll (Joan Jett)
Africa (Toto)

Song(s) I love that I lifted from other people's lists:
One Night in Bangkok (from the Chess soundtrack) (from amamgets)

*except for the one song
**I had the hardest time with these categories
***I used Wikipedia exclusively to find out what these were, then discovered I liked loved a few.


Carolyn said...

Some of those songs I recognize.

Many, I don't.

Sarah Louise said...

Yeah, my tastes are pretty eclectic. I would so love to get a mix tape of these songs, though, now that I have them mapped out...

I had a lot of fun doing this, canya tell?

Sarah Louise said...

Yeah, my tastes are pretty eclectic. I would so love to get a mix tape of these songs, though, now that I have them mapped out...

I had a lot of fun doing this, canya tell?

Sarah Louise said...

and I love Blogger (snark)

Janet said...

Wow! How did you come up with some of those great answers??? Excellent list....I'd have to agree with many of those answers.

Joke said...

I'm with you on Eminem, and on Birdhouse In Your Soul.


BabelBabe said...

she's so high...isn't that Tal Bachman?

Sarah Louise said...

it could be, but it's not. It's Fastball.