I can across this song while watching a show/TV series on Netflix. The melody caught my ear and I wanted to learn more about the song and the band. The Weepies released their first album in 2003. The band name came from many sources but one those sources were these old movies that were called weepies, where you could basically be guaranteed that if you needed a good cry, you could go and see one of these and bring your handkerchief and have a good time. Continue reading “World Spins Madly On – The Weepies”
“When You Were Mind” was originally written by Prince and was released on his 1980’s album Dirty Mind. Cyndi Lauper also recorded a cover version of the song that was a mid-tempo ballad and was included on her 1983 album She’s So Unusual. Although I had heard both versions of the song, the one I like the most is the one that Mitch Ryder did (also released in 1983) and was included on his album Never Kick a Sleeping Dog.
As I shared on my “About Me” page on this site, music is very important in my life. It has the power to change my mood, take me to another time and place, motivate me, or remind me of what’s important or what’s not. In short, music touches my soul on so many different levels and in so many different ways. Continue reading “Take It Easy”