Special Sub-Topic: Popular Monday Tunes
|Which artist stated - "Monday morning you look so fine; Friday I got traveling on my mind"?|
Lindsey Buckingham. This 1975 classic was written by guitarist Lindsey Buckingham for his second effort of the duo Buckingham/Nicks. When Lindsey joined Fleetwood Mac, he brought this song, "Monday Morning", along with him.
|What song reminds us of "Oh, Monday morning you gave me no warning of what was to be."?|
Monday Monday. Denny Doherty of the group the "Mamas and Papas" sings the lead of this classic hit of 1966. The song won a Grammy award in 1967 for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group.
|Which artist was thinking on Sunday - "But I got to get my rest, because Monday is a mess"?|
Fats Domino. There are those who believe that the last Monday of January, "Blue Monday" is the day of the year most likely to bring on the blues due to bad weather, Christmas debts and broken New Year's resolutions.
|Which artist/group ponders the thought - "Talking to myself and feeling old - sometimes, I'd like to quit - nothing ever seems to fit"?|
Richard and Karen Carpenter. Writer Paul Williams along with Rodger Nichols got the inspiration for this tune, "Rainy Days and Mondays", from his mother. She would say "Don't worry, my son, God has a plan." Then she would kinda talk to herself - a sort of a mumble. Paul would ask "Mum, what's the matter?" She'd say "I'm just feeling old today. I'm not sad, I'm just feeling old." The Carpenters released a fine cover version of this song.
|What tune can we "Blame it on the train, but the boss is already there"?|
Manic Monday. Popularized by "The Bangles", and the all girl group's first hit in 1986, this song was credited to a writer named "Christopher", one of Prince's pen names.
|What song comes to mind with the phrase "The silicon chip inside her head gets switched to overload"?|
I Don't Like Mondays. This song by Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats is about a misguided youth who decided to create a catastrophe in her hometown America. When questioned by the authorities for a reason for her sudden escape from sanity, she replied "I don't like Mondays - This livens up the day."
|The radio is playing "I spent four lonely days in a brown L.A. haze and I just want you back by my side" What song shares this view?|
Come Monday. Jimmy Buffet recorded this song in 1974 in tribute to his better half who he was missing while on tour. "Come Monday", he was to be with her again.
|Turning the dial, we hear that it's a "New Moon on Monday, and a firedance through the night. I stayed the cold day with a lonely satellite." Which artist/group made these words popular?|
Duran Duran. The tenth single from the British power group Duran Duran. They named their band after the villain "Dr. Durand Durand" in the science fiction film "Barbarella" starring a 1968 version of Jane Fonda.
|We agree that - "Monday's child has learned to tie his bootlace." From which song is this statement?|
Lady Madonna. Paul McCartney stated "This song is a tribute to women everywhere." It was inspired by a National Geographic article/picture of an African woman suckling her kid over the caption "Mountain Madonna". Also from an old nursery rhyme that - "Monday's child is fair of face"
|And the rest of the week we can sing - "Except for Monday, which was never good anyway - Tuesday I get a little side ways - Wednesday, I feel better just for spite. Thursday and Friday take too long - Before I know it, Saturday's gone - But it's Sunday now and you can bet I'm all right." Which Diva chanted out this message? |
Lorrie Morgan. After the loss of her husband, Keith Whitley, Lorrie Morgan shines on in this release from "Something in Red".
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