Author Archives: Double K

“They’ve Got Cars Big As Bars”

“They’ve got rivers of gold. But the wind goes right through you. It’s no place for the old” – The Pogues Usually every December I’m featuring some 80’s Christmas song and video. I’ve written about Wham! and the iconic “Last … Continue reading

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“There is nothin’ fair in this world”

“There is nothin’ safe in this world.” – Billy Idol That last line – “there is nothin’ safe in this world” leads me to believe that Billy Idol is clairvoyant and saw 2020 coming way back in 1982. Whether he … Continue reading

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“We Got Wayman, Billy, and the Boys”

I met Coach Billy Tubbs in 1984. I was 13 and he had just hired my dad to become an assistant coach for the University of Oklahoma men’s basketball team. At that time I was happy for my dad, but … Continue reading

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“And I Say Rock On!”

Just another list. Continue reading

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“When It’s Love…”

My thoughts on the one and only EVH. Continue reading

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“I Know That I Must Do What’s Right”

“As sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti.” – Toto Today’s short video-laden post is a tribute to a song and some of the most peculiar, fun-to-sing lyrics in 80’s music lore. If you were ever to ask … Continue reading

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“Do You Remember the 21st Night of September?”

“Love was changin’ the minds of pretenders.” – Earth, Wind, & Fire I don’t think I ever realized that lead singer Maurice White was singing “the 21st night of September” in Earth, Wind, & Fire’s iconic song “September.” Apparently he … Continue reading

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“Step Inside. Walk This Way”

A birthday love letter to the wife with a side of Def Leppard. Continue reading

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“Lately I’ve Been Running on Faith”

“What else is a poor boy to do?” – Eric Clapton C.S. Lewis wrote in his book “Mere Christianity” that “faith is the ability to hold onto things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.” Changing … Continue reading

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“Feeding on Your Hungry Eyes”

Shooting at the heads of squirrels, bang! bang! I am the warrior. Continue reading

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