My friend Robin the Girl Wonder has started a blog series titled 'The Soundtrack Of My Life'. A few of us bloggers have decided to participate. This is my third installment in the series.
According to my Ma,...
I was conceived on her wedding night at the El Cortez Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Here's the man what caused all the trouble:
|DOGGED IF SHE WOULD LISTEN! (Link:->) MAMA COULDN'T BE PERSUADED.|
In August of 1959, three weeks after the “sell by” date, I entered “this world” kicking, screaming, crying and fighting at the ‘University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center’:
|SEE RED BRICK BUILDING IN CENTER OF PHOTO.|
The first song that I can remember being aware of and being entertained by is ‘Home On The Range’ by The Sons Of The Pioneers. I was about five years old then and I had a yellow plastic Colt .45 that made a clicking sound when the trigger was pulled.
|RIGHT GUN, WRONG COLOR|
|RIGHT KID, NOT IN COLOR.|
I used to put my ‘Home On The Range’ .45 on to my children’s record player and run around my bedroom shooting my .45. It’s hard to believe, but I actually still have the single:
|BACK IN THE "OLD DAYS", RECORDS WERE SQUARE.|
Home, home on the range,
Where the deer and the antelope play.
Where seldom is heard
A discouraging word,
And the skies are not cloudy all day . . .
‘Home On The Range’
by The Sons Of The Pioneers
My previous blog bits pertaining to 'The Soundtrack Of My Life' (TSOML) can be found by clicking the links below:
For more TSOML participants, visit the blog of GIRL WONDER ('Your Daily Dose') by clicking HERE.
~ Stephen T. McCarthy