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That’s Not Love, That’s Creepy – “You’re Sixteen” (vi)

For your consideration: Johnny Burnette’s “You’re Sixteen”   The rockabilly singer was born in 1934 and released the song in 1960. Do the math any way you like on that, but “statutory” is the final calculation. Especially endearing are the … Continue reading

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That’s Not Love, That’s Creepy – “Help Me Rhonda” (iii)

Anyone who complains about the insipid nature of music today needs to take a good look back at the Beach Boys. Because… wow. Creepy. For those who don’t know “Help Me Rhonda,” basically it’s a song about a guy going … Continue reading

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That’s not love, that’s creepy – Ides of March’s “Vehicle” (ii)

Our local oldies station plays Ides of March’s “Vehicle” every morning it seems. I never really bothered listening to the lyrics until my alarm went off this morning and the song came on. I promptly curled up into a tight … Continue reading

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That’s not love, that’s creepy!

I have many pet peeves because I’m a petty and ridiculous individual. One of the top things on my peeve list has to be love songs that aren’t really love songs. These are the songs which profess to be about … Continue reading

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