Mindlovemisery's Menagerie

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Will Anything Ever Unite Us?

Passover is the oldest of the April religious holidays that will be celebrated this year.  Jewish homes will usually engage in a religious ceremonial meal called a Seder where they … Continue reading

April 15, 2022 · 9 Comments

Helping Melanie

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!  Due to Melanie having cataract surgery, she asked if I would help out with the Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie music … Continue reading

April 1, 2022 · 10 Comments

Even the Losers – Challenge #200

Tom Petty wrote ‘Even the Losers’ and it was recorded by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on their breakthrough third album Damn the Torpedoes, which was released in 1979.  Love does not … Continue reading

January 21, 2022 · 16 Comments

Love Like A Man – Challenge #199

Alvin Lee the frontman for Ten Years After wrote this song and it was released on their fourth studio album Cricklewood Green, which came out in 1970.  This was their only … Continue reading

January 7, 2022 · 4 Comments

Little Saint Nick – Challenge #198

I had planned on writing about the Ten Years After song ‘Love Like A Man’ this week, but since it is Christmas Eve, I am going with ‘Little Saint Nick’ … Continue reading

December 24, 2021 · 11 Comments

What Becomes of the Brokenhearted – Challenge #197

In 1966, ‘What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted’ was written for the Detroit Spinners, but Jimmy Ruffin who was the older brother of Temptations lead singer David Ruffin persuaded the writers (William Henry … Continue reading

December 10, 2021 · 19 Comments

Do You Love Me – Challenge #196

The Contours were an early African-American soul singing five-man group made up of Billy Gordon, Hubert Johnson, Billy Hoggs, Joe Billingslea and Sylvester Potts who had a record deal on the Motown … Continue reading

November 26, 2021 · 5 Comments

Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) – Challenge #195

This is a psychedelic rock song that was said to reflect the LSD experience, and it was intended to be a warning about the dangers of using the drug, but psychedelic rock was not … Continue reading

November 12, 2021 · 13 Comments

Look At Little Sister – Challenge #194

‘Look at Little Sister’ was written by Hank Ballard and he recorded it in 1959 with his group Hank Ballard and The Midnighters.  I read that Hank’s little sister was the inspiration for this song, … Continue reading

October 29, 2021 · 7 Comments

Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around – Challenge #193

In 1981, Stevie Nicks released her debut solo studio album Bella Donna, which went to #1 on the Billboard 200 and contained ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’.  This song charted … Continue reading

October 15, 2021 · 10 Comments