"People are Strange" by the Doors
"Peggy Sue" by Buddy Holly
"Peggy Sue Got Married" by Buddy Holly
*I recall hearing those songs for the first time courtesy of my dad for my sister and me
"I touch myself" by the DiVinyls
*nothing like walking into Collegetown Bagels in Ithaca, New York and seeing the ENTIRE staff singing this..I'll take my bagel to go and uh, please change your gloves first
"Always Have to Steal My Kisses From You" by Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals
*I HATE Ben Harper's music, but this song has some special meaning to me
"Rag Doll" and "Love In An Elevator" by Aerosmith
*I recall these videos when they first came out, they scared the living, uh, essence, out of me!
"She's The One" Soundtrack by Tom Petty and the Heartbreaks
*senior year of college
darnit..that album by Sister Hazel reminds me of junior year of college
"Loose" by Therapy?
*reminds me of my best friend who I probably won't see ever again since I haven't seen her in 9 years since she moved back home
Dookie by Green Day
*senior year of high school, especially because the guy that I had the major crush on was also a huge Green Day fan
"Heart Shaped Box" by Nirvana
*the beginning of my long love affair with David Eric Grohl
"Olympia" by Hole
*never though much of Hole until I heard this song and identified with it even though I live in a much bigger city than Olympia, WA
"Uncle Salty" and "Janie's Got A Gun" by Aerosmith
*Uncle Salty was actually one of the very first songs that talked about rape, and Janie's Got A Gun was a big hit and Aerosmith were acclaimed for writing a song that discussed rape, as Steven Tyler said "Finally I knew why Janie had a gun."
"AM Radio" by Everclear
*the first radio station I heard music on was an AM station
"Black Dog" by Led Zeppelin
*my friend Claire in college had a very funny routine to this song
"Lake of Fire" by the Meat Puppets
*fell in love when Nirvana covered the song, and the Meat Puppets do a fine job also..hey, I'm going there, how about you?
"Gimmie Stiches" by the Foo Fighters
*story of my life
Foo Fighters' Self-titled album
*summer 1995 when it came out and I listened to that album WAY too much that summer
"Gone Away" by the Offspring
*oh yeah heaven is so far away....again, listened to this album way too much when it first came out and I had a road trip from Ithaca, New York to Boston, Massachusetts
Sparkle and Fade album by Everclear
*summer 1996 stuck in Ithaca, NY with nothing better to do than vegetate and listen to Everclear albums
"Setting Sun" by the Chemical Brothers
*when this came on during The Saint movie, I liked it so much I almost ditched the rest of the movie to run out and buy the album
"Semi-Charmed Life" by Third Eye Blind
*duh..how could I forget this one? This video is the reason why I moved back home after college since it was shot in SF and made me realize how much I missed it.
that's all I can think of right now....
"1970 called. Al Pacino wants his car back."
[This message has been edited by blackbird (edited 07-31-2001).]