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We are still counting down the decades of music, one week at a time. This week the featured song title is, “In the Mood”, so we need to use that somewhere in our post.


How can you tell what you’re ‘in the mood’ for, or what your mood is? Well, one fun way, is to wear a mood ring.

The mood ring was created by Josh Reynolds, and Maris Ambats, back in 1975. The ring contains a liquid crystal, which acts as a thermometer. It changes color according to the temperature of the wearer. I’ve seen all kinds of mood ring color charts, and they are all different. I don’t know who makes up the charts, but I suppose they just write down whatever they think of at the time, and whatever ‘mood’ they are in. I don’t think there’s anything scientific about the meanings of the colors. It’s just a fun fad.

Here’s two of the mood rings I have. The first photo is their natural room temperature color. I put on the reindeer ring, and my warm hand turned it dark blue. Then I rinsed my hand in cold water, and put on the band ring, which then turned a green and red color. They are fun to wear and I think the colors are pretty…or strange…or weird in the way it works.

Did you ever wear a mood ring? 🙂



This song isn’t from the 1930s, but the band’s name suggests ‘moods’.

“Nights in White Satin”, by the Moody Blues, was released in 1967, from the album, “Days of Future Passed, on the Deram label. It was written by Justin Hayward.



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