Ear Worms.

Monday Mixtape: Scary Songs THE EARWORM

No, not the He put creatures in our bodies kind, Mr. Chekov — the kind where the saccharine strains of It’s a Small World (you’re welcome) echo through your noggin, unbidden, for days, sometimes weeks, at a time.  It’s a phenomenon we’ve all experienced, and with that in mind, I thought I’d share a few of the persistent ear worms I’ve endured.

You have been warned.

  • The Lion Sleeps Tonight  Yeah, just try to get a-wimoweh a-wimoweh a-wimoweh a-wimoweh out of your head anytime soon.
  • Island Girl Tell me what you wanting with the white man’s world
  • Carrie Anne  Hey, Carrie Anne, what’s your game now? Can anybody play?
  • Kokomo   Aruba, Jamaica, ooh I wanna take ya, to Bermuda, Bahama, come on, pretty mama, Key Largo, Montego, baby why don’t we go…
  • The Gambler  You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em, know when to walk away, and know when to run
  • The Shoop Shoop Song   How bout the way he acts?  Oh no, that’s not the way, and you’re not listening to all I say: If you wanna know if he loves you so, it’s in his kiss
  • Don’t Worry, Be Happy   I used to like this song.  Then I heard it on repeat for about 12 hours straight, thanks to a neighbor, who put it on and then left the house.  Long story.  But it is nice to see Robin Williams’ antics in this video.

I think I’ve done enough damage now.  Enjoy!

(Oh, and the only way I know of to get rid of an ear worm is to hear another one.)

 

photo credit ontheragmag

Cheesy.

A friend and I had the following (not exactly PC) exchange today…

—Original Message—–
From: Friend of Stuck
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To: Stuck
Subject:

I saw those new Lay’s cheesy garlic baked potato chips down in the machine downstairs.  I had already bought something but knew right away I HAD to have some of those.  The machine ate my money and didn’t give me the chips.  I fought off the urge to break the glass with a huge frickin’ hammer but it was very hard.

It’s 20 frickin’ 13 fir chrisesakes!   We got IPad’s, spaceships, robots, and 30-34 freeze dried pork chops in a can but we STILL can’t make a frickin’ vending machine that works!

They should be delivered to my mouth every time I think of them and charged to my cloud based food account.  Do I have to think of EVERYTHING?

Is that the way this day is gonna be?

—-Original Message—–
From: Stuck
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To: Friend of Stuck
Subject: RE:

Oh man!
I haven’t tried those, but my friend’s kid thinks they’re amazing.
What they didn’t tell you is that those chips are sealed in a glass-fronted, apocalypse-proof vending machine; nothing short of a Bunker Buster will get ’em outta there.  Either that, or your wife got there before you did. 😉

Song lyrics for today?

—–Original Message—–
From: Friend of Stuck
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To: Stuck
Subject: RE:

Listening to ’70’s country this morning.  This music makes me holler better, spit better, drank better, and eat BBQ chicken better!  Yee haw…

“Take this job and shove it”

—–Original Message—–
From: Stuck
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To: Friend of Stuck
Subject: RE:

Sweet!  That’s what I need to do — a country playlist…
Hmmmm….

—–Original Message—–
From: Friend of Stuck
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To: Stuck
Subject: RE:

I just noted that AccuRadio has a channel called “Blonde Country”.

Really……?

Is that for people that hate the singing of brunettes and redheads?

I have always had a hard time deciphering the hair color of various singers upon first listen…….

—-Original Message—–
From: Stuck
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To: Friend of Stuck
Subject: RE:

Easier than you think.
If she’s singing about getting drunk in a honky-tonk bar and going home with the Marlboro Man, she’s blonde.
If she’s singing about getting drunk in a honky-tonk bar and giving a beat down to the other girls, she’s a brunette.
If she’s singing about getting drunk in a honky-tonk bar and burning the place down because they ran out of beer, she’s a redhead.

Just a guideline for ya.

——Original Message—–
From: Friend of Stuck
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To: Stuck
Subject: RE:

LMFAO! Hahahaha

Perfect analysis!

—–Original Message—–
From: Stuck
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To: Friend of Stuck
Subject: RE:

I am a professional.

I may make this a short blog post.  I found it amusing, too.  😉

—–Original Message—–
From: Friend of Stuck
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To: Stuck
Subject: RE:

You should!

I want my “Redhead Country Channel”

—–Original Message—–
From: Stuck
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To: Friend of Stuck
Subject: RE:

I bet we could come up with some great songs for it, too.

—–Original Message—–
From: Friend of Stuck
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To: Stuck
Subject: RE:

Burning Ring
Kiss the Devil Good Mornin’
He is Buried in Our Yard
Fire in the trailer
Our not so happy home
Don’t Look my Way
Rodeo Men I’ve Rode

—–Original Message—–
From: Stuck
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To: Friend of Stuck
Subject: RE:

Oooh…I like it already!

 

photo credits Scott Cyrus, alainnblog