Dad and I were having a conversation on Saturday, about what I don’t even remember now. The phrase ‘in the neighborhood’ came up and all of a sudden this song was in my brain… It’s still stuck in my brain! It’s funny how childhood memories pop up and stick. Do you remember this song?
I woke up this morning and my brain started singing this song. I haven’t heard it in a very long time, but there it was. Stuck. Playing over and over again in my mind. The funny thing is, that when I hear it, I see Kermit the Frog in my mind. This guy sounds like Kermit (to me anyway) and when I was a kid I thought it was Kermit! Is it just me?
Here’s Canned Heat with Going Up The Country from 1970:
I woke up this morning with a few scattered thoughts and this song on my mind. I can only hope things will get better soon. I wish everyone would stop and think about what our flag represents. Think about those who died for our right to protest and to speak freely. Think about other countries who have governments that rule with an iron fist; where citizens have little to no rights. Think about our Great Nation, the USA, and what it would be like if we were to come under dictatorial rule. What would happen if we lost the rights we have become so used to having? We take our rights for granted, don’t you think? We must stand together now and hold the American Flag high.
Being a Patriot is about standing up for the Constitution of The United States of America, supporting our government, and standing up for our country as a whole, not just certain groups of people. Our government is not perfect, by a long shot, but change must come about peacefully and according to our laws. Let us unite and fix what is broken instead of ripping it completely apart.
I woke up this morning with the guitar riff from this song in my head. I’ve always liked AC/DC and if I dare say, I’ve been more of an AC/DC fan than a Led Zeppelin fan. That doesn’t mean I don’t like Led Zeppelin, but if given the choice I’ll pick AC/DC first. I’m not sure why this particular song was in my head, but here it is – to get stuck in your head, too. Enjoy!
Have you ever been pushed to the limit? Someone pushing your buttons? I guess we’ve all been there. I can’t take much drama these days, and God forbid if someone gets on my last nerve or makes me feel cornered. To quote Bill Bixby’s Incredible Hulk, “You won’t like me when I’m angry!” This older song by Drowning Pool always come to mind and then stays there when I’m at my limit. Let the bodies hit the floor!!