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Song Lyric Sunday – Girls

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Song Lyric Sunday Theme for 12/16/18

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Today, for SLS, the topic prompt is ‘girls’. Thanks, Helen!

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The first time I heard this song, and all the songs on the “Rubber Soul” album was at a slumber party with my friends. We all loved the songs.

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“Girl”, by The Beatles, was released in 1965 from the album, “Rubber Soul”. It was written by John Lennon, but credited to Lennon-McCartney, and is on the Parlophone label.

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This is my copy of the Rubber Soul album. It is on the Capitol label, though.

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© 2018 BS

A to Z BLOG CHALLENGE 2016 – LETTER O

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Hi – and Happy Monday!

Today we have the letter O to work with. Let’s see what the Mystery Box Chickens have unwrapped for us today. 🙂

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Letter O is for…”Ob-li-di, ob-la-da” (Life Goes On)

The Beatles song, “Ob-li-di, ob-la-da” (Life Goes On), was written by Paul McCartney, and released in 1968. John Lennon was also mentioned as co-writer, but that is questionable, as he’d made it known he didn’t care for the song.

The title was said to have come from an acquaintance of Paul’s, the Nigerian conga player, Jimmy Scott-Enuakpor. He declared that it was an exclusive family saying, and it should be acknowledged as such. Paul disagreed, believing anyone could say the words, which meant life goes on. There were legal actions taken, resulting in the matter taken care of. (source: Wikipedia)

A fun fact – the song was used as the opening theme to a TV drama show, that ran from 1989-1993, called “Life Goes On”.

However the song came to be recorded, I like it. Do you?

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Letter O is for…Olympics

In the summer of 1972, the Olympic Games were held in Munich, Germany. On the 5th and 6th of September, the Palestinian group, Black September, took 11 Israeli athletes hostage, among others, and massacred them all.

I was there. Actually, my husband, some friends, and I had gone to the Olympics a few days before the hostage situation took place. We enjoyed our day there, but later, when we heard what had happened, it was shocking to think we had been so close to it all.

For the longer story of our visit, I wrote a piece for the A to Z Blog Challenge a couple of years ago on here. To read the story, please click the link here

These are some photos of our tickets and the stadium, where we watched some events while we were there.

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Find out more about the A to Z Blog Challenge by clicking below:

http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/p/what-is-blogging-from-to-z.html

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© 2016 BS

 

 

 

 

NAHAIWRIMO – # 4 – ZEBRA or ZEBRA CROSSING

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Today’s Haiku prompt word is Zebra or Zebra Crossing (pedestrian walkway stripes on a road)

To find out more about National Haiku Writing Month, click below:

http://www.nahaiwrimo.com/

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PHOTO OP

Beatles album pose

Zebra crossing – Abbey Road

Famous tourist spot

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© 2016 BS

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