We all may think we know a song, having heard it a few times, but it’s after those few times it finally hits the heart, soul, and mind. This song here sure was one of those being the words went right along with what I was thinking.
I know what you’re asking. Why in the world am I choosing this old song – Jump Shout Boogie – from Barry Manilow? Let me first ask you a question. Did any of you ever get together with a few friends when you were in your early teens, creating a dance to go with a certain song ? A few girlfriends and I sure did, and with Barry Manilow being extremely popular in the 80’s, creating a dance to one of his popular songs was a must.
Are you ready to admit you fit into the older age category, having learned much from the many ups and downs in life that came your way? Or maybe you are not as old but, because of certain trials, you feel older than the number shows. We all wish we knew earlier in life things we know now.
Time to be honest. Who watched Sesame Street when they were young? Better yet, who watched it in the 70’s when I did? If so, then good chance you remember certain songs from back then about certain letters of the alphabet. If I heard any of them now I’d be able to sing them word for word. Occasionally, they had a well-known song altered just a hair to focus on a certain letter. You now get the chance to guess which letter this song was used for.
Everyone has two 12 hour batches every single day. But what if everyone, for some crazy reason, for one day, could turn that 12 o’clock in the afternoon into a 13 o’clock? How would you spend one extra hour? But let’s say there was a rule that you could not use it on your normal stuff such as work, study, mommy-hood, Daddy-hood, chores, school, ‘laundry’.