Author Archives: Double K

“Sorry Mate, Don’t Take Checks”

“Just loads of money” – Harry Enfield Did you hear about the dwarf convict who recently escaped from prison? He’s now a small medium at-large. You’re welcome, and a happy Father’s Day weekend to all of the fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, … Continue reading

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“You Must Be the Fine Hairs”

“You must be the frown. You must be the reason all the lights go down” – The Gourds The phone doesn’t ring anymore. The texts stopped years ago. To be fair, she doesn’t even have a phone, and honestly I … Continue reading

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“And When it Rains You’re Shining Down for Me”

“And I just can’t get enough. And I just can’t get enough” – Depeche Mode When I heard Depeche Mode’s Andy Fletcher passed away it reminded me that I went through a Depeche Mode phase in college. Granted, it was … Continue reading

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“With One Foot in the Past, Now Just How Long Will it Last?”

“Now, now, now, have you no ambitions?” – Tears for Fears Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith met as teenagers in England in the 1970’s and have been connected ever since with their band Tears for Fears. They have been through … Continue reading

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“I’ve Got No Time for Talking”

“I’m gonna keep on a-walkin’.” – Buckwheat Zydeco I spent a few days in New Orleans recently for the Men’s College Basketball Final Four. My friend Chris had purchased two tickets when his name was selected in the annual lottery … Continue reading

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“Another Night in Any Town”

“You can hear the thunder of their cry.” – Journey “Ahead of their time. They wonder why.” The “thunder of their cry,” and “they wonder why.” Oh, the agonizing yearning of restless youth! Do you remember it? Was that you … Continue reading

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“Take Me Now, We Can Spin Around the Sun”

“And the stars will all come out.” – Foo Fighters I’ve seen the Foo Fighters in concert three times. I didn’t think much of them in the late 90’s when they first came upon the scene. I just thought – … Continue reading

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“Music and Passion”

“Were always the fashion” – Barry Manilow Yes, I love music and I love this Barry Manilow hit from 1978, and I’ll tell you what else was “in fashion” and what else I had a “passion” for in 1978 – … Continue reading

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“Word, Gettin’ A Girl is Hard, It Ain’t Funny”

“Kangol don’t know if she want me or my money” – U.T.F.O. In 1987, I gave a blank Memorex cassette tape to a high school basketball teammate and asked if he would make me a copy of that album he … Continue reading

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“Come They Told Me”

“Pa rum pum pum pum.” – Various artists (written by Katherine Kennicott Davis) Ah yes, it is the beautiful musical story of the little boy who had nothing to bring the newborn king, but instead carried his drum and played … Continue reading

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