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The Friday Five for October 13, 2017

These questions were written by jesse_the_k.

1) What is the first song you remember from your childhood?

"Little Cowboy Lullaby"  1948, my mother used to sing me sleep with this song.

2) What is the first music you purchased with your own money?

A 78 rpm L.P. of Elvis Presley singing "Love Me Tender."

3) What's a piece of music that you know by heart?

John Denver's "Country Roads", Bob Marley's " Redemption Song" and there are more.

4) What's a song that makes you turn off the music right away?

Eric Clapton's "Tears from Heaven."

5) And why?

Because we used the recording at my 2 yr old granddaughter's funeral.

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olbuksings
Oct. 14th, 2017 12:05 am (UTC)
Oh my goodness. So sorry. L
rosegardenfae
Oct. 14th, 2017 01:25 pm (UTC)
Thank you. I wish now I had been less than brutally honest in this meme. She died a quarter of a century ago, yet in the telling, memories long buried quickened within me.
olbuksings
Oct. 15th, 2017 01:57 am (UTC)
I thought as much, when I read it, that it had been a while but also knew, just felt it, that there was a freshness to the sorrow. I truly feel for the child, and for you. I'm so sorry...
lifeinroseland
Oct. 14th, 2017 01:35 pm (UTC)
Wow.

Every time I hear that song I do remember is about his son dying.
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