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Calling Out Your Name CATHY Can We Dance?

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Thank you for including me in your Monday, kittens & dawgs! Our big giveaway ENDS today! Have you entered yet? If not, what are you waiting for? Do it now!

 

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This week’s mewsic theme is “Songs Starting With the 1st Letter of Your Name”. 

Calling Out Your Name (Down In A Hole album) Kiefer Sutherland.

 

Actor-turned-singer Kiefer Sutherland says this track from his début album is about a highly publicized failed romance from his youth. He tells Rolling Stone: “There’s a moment in everyone’s life when they go from a girl to a woman or a boy to a man, and that transition, at least from my experience, is illustrated through heartbreak.”

He doesn’t name the girl, but Sutherland did have a high-profile engagement to Julia Roberts after the pair met on the set of Flatliners in 1990.

 

Cathy (Down on a Deptford Broadway album) Skinny Lister

 

The second single from Down on Deptford Broadway is a slice of sing-a-long punk ‘n’ roll. Singer and guitarist Dan Heptinstall explained: “‘Cathy’ is an ode to addiction and recklessness. A declaration of desire for someone or something that you know is bad for you, and you’d be wise to steer well clear of. The classic wrestle between head and heart.”

Can We Dance (Meet the Vamps album) The Vamps

 

This pop British band debuted their song in September 2013 and the following month’s sells with 13K more than their competitor looked like The Vamps would peak number 1 on the UK Singles Chart but in the end One Republic (Counting Stars – another “C” song) nudged them out of the spot and recorded as the closest chart battle in 2013 with only 1,150 sells separating the two songs.

Quick, what “C” song titles come to mind?

I invite you to hit the dance floor with XmasDolly, Stacy, Colette , and little ole me. 😉



 

This is Curious as a Cathy signing off with more “C” Song Titles.

 

 

Stay tune for a special announcement this week of our blogiversary winners!

Have a songtastic day.

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241 years of Independence!

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We are a land built by many hands of many nationalities. My ancestors came to the modern-day Promise Land from the Isles of Ireland and Scotland. I count my blessings daily for the sweat and tears poured into this country, forging her into a great nation and making my life easier. I will never know the struggles of my forefathers and I consider it a great privilege that I was born FREE

 

and living in AMERICA!

 

Last week, I dropped the hint that I had something special for y’all. Well, I do! Our fearless leader, XmasDolly (Marie) is hosting a giveaway to celebrate her 7th blogoversary (coincidentally it matches mine) and to show all of you just how special you mean to us.  We pulled our resources to offer you a chance to win one of these cool prizes. Don’t miss out on the fun!

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Thank you for your loyalty dancing with the Monday Music Moves Me crew week after week and good luck! 😉

 

I invite you to dance with ME and my fellow co-hosts XmasDolly, Stacy, and Colette!  This week’s theme is INDEPENDENCE Day or celebrating the holiday”.



 

Happy Birthday, AMERICA!

 

 

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Girl From Knoxville spending time in My Tennessee Mountain Home

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There won’t be any summer vacations for this Girl From Knoxville but I’m happy spending time in My Tennessee Mountain Home.

 

Thank you for including me in your Monday, kittens & dawgs! The M4 (borrowed from John at The Sound of One Hand Typing) gang XmasDolly, Stacy, Colette , and I welcome you to the best dance party in Blogosphere!

This week’s spotlight dancer is my good pal, Mary, Mary quite contraire aka Jingle, Jangle, Jungle and she came up with our  fun theme, “Summer is a time for vacationing, so how about songs that have locations in their titles”. Congrats, my friend! It’s time to hit the dance floor, so grab a partner and have some fun.



 

Although we aren’t taking a formal summer vacation doesn’t mean we won’t be doing anything because there is plenty to do in Tennessee! I’ll leave you my YouTube Tennessee Songs playlist to enjoy.

 

I hope all the dads out there had a grand Father’s Day. You do so much and often get the short end of the straw with the kids. I applaud you!

One more thing, before you shimmy off, I’d like to ask you to vote in my A Father’s Day Tribute #BoTB Showdown.That’s it for now, have a summertasticday!

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Mewsic to honor my brothers and my sisters #4M

Alrighty, I have some good mews for y’all. Our lovely Dancing Queen, Marie, will return to the dance floor today after being away for a few weeks fighting a battle with pneumonia. WOOT! WOOT! *applauds*

Okay, it’s time to have a little fun. Who says Mondays can’t be fun?  Lace up your blue suede shoes or kick ’em off to rock n’ roll in your socks.  In honor of Marie’s big brother’s birthday she suggested we go with the mewsic theme “Siblings Day“. Let’s get this party going!

I am the oldest of four.  My siblings are left to right: LilBro1, LilSis, and LilBro2.  I figured I would play mewsic from their birth years.

LilBro1 is my first cousin and his mother passed away when he was very young. I’m not speaking ill of the dead and I certainly do not understand the goings-on in my uncle’s head but he placed his children in the care of other family members or the state orphanage. My parents adopted him in the early 70s after LilSis was born. He had a sweet disposition and always willing to help me around the house. The week he was born in May 1965 this Beatle number one single made the Billboard Hot 100 Chart!

 

 

In a few days,  LilSis will celebrate 47 years. She was my living babydoll with more than nine years separating us. There wasn’t a song charting the week of her birth, so I went with the week before and according to Wikipedia climbing to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Charts between May 30-June 6 was Ray Stevens’ Everything is Beautiful which describes my LilSis – beautiful!

 

 

LilBro2 and I were good buddies when we were small sharing everything together. This past April was his 51st birthday but he left us in 2006 to live in heaven. I’m sure the angels threw him a big bash. The week of his birthday April 14th this song ranked #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts.

 

 

Hold on to everything! I need to include the siblings I inherited when I married DH! I always felt like they are my brothers and sister. Family ties don’t need to be through blood but through love and I love each of them dearly. Hopefully, I’ll get the years right.

Photographed in the early 70s about 1973; pictured left to right are BIL2, BIL1, & SIL (married to BIL2)

I don’t know who snapped this shot. I suspect it was DH but I can’t swear to it. This scene is definitely a signature capture of these clowns and DH is just like his big brothers.

BIL1, born mid-November 1949,  this unfamiliar tune was a Billboards Best Sellers in Stores and Number One-Singles from October 1-November 19th.

 

The next hit is US Cash Box Best Selling Singles #1 Hit from December 30, 1950, through February 3, 1951, placing this song around the time of BIL2 birth. Wouldn’t you know it many years later, he’d find himself living in the very state mentioned in the song title.  Is it a coincidence or fate? 😉

 

Lastly, this popular song from 1955 (SIL birth year) was Best Sellers in Stores for the first three weeks in January and it’s a classic of the 50s.

 

 

 

Thank you for including the 4M gals in your day. Now, I invite you to hit the dance floor!



What mewsic do you think of when you think of your brother(s) or your sister(s)?

 

I’ll see you next week same time and place. Keep those tunes groovin’ and those toes movin’. It’s time for me to catch the flip side (translation: I’m heading your way) this is Curious as a Cathy signing off!

 

 

 

Mewsic resources..

The Best Songs About Brothers
The Best Songs About Sisters

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Which do you prefer, Driver’s Seat or being The Passenger? #4M

Good morning, kittens and dawgs! How was your weekend?  I can’t believe it’s Memorial Day and the unofficial start of summer. In honor of our fallen heroes and their families, this song is for you.


Thank you for giving your all for this country and may God bless those you left behind! ?

XmasDolly (Marie) is still sick as a dog and weak as a kitten after her bout with pneumonia but her dance partners Stacy, Colette, and I will do our best to hold things down. Hopefully, we can keep everyone off table tops and shirts on with no calls to police for disturbing the peace. Buckle up and enjoy the ride, this week’s theme is “SONGS ABOUT CARS/RIDING”!



I’d like to know, where is this year going?  It’s driving past us like a Fast Car, that’s what’s happening!

 

 

What did you do over the holiday weekend, anything special? Was it like Heaven’s in The Backseat of Cadillac (Hot Chocolate) or Highway to Hell (AC/DC)?

Did you spend time traveling? Which do you prefer the Driver’s Seat or being The Passenger?

 

 

 

I prefer taking in the drive instead of being behind the wheel but regardless of how you like to Ventura Highway, I hope you’ll decide to join the 4M gals on the dance floor!


Check out The Ultimate List of Car Songs!

 

What mewsic moves you today? ?

I’m continuing my relaxed blogging schedule, mostly breaking but not totally breaking away completely.  I hope you’ll come back on Thursday for Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow “Battle of the Bands” Showdown!

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