My iPod Has Issues – In Their Place

9 Oct

After several hours of grading papers, my eyes are imprinted with words typed in Times New Roman, and my mind is a mash-up of everything from Pocahontas to Mel Gibson. Honestly, I doubt that I can write coherent sentences, and I know I can’t type a coherent post. So, I have decided to rely on Old Faithful and dip into a playlist on my iPod to see what is happening in there.

At some point, I made a list of songs that have the names of places in their titles. Weird? True. What can I say? I’m kind of weird. There are probably a lot of weird places, too.

This qualifies as a weird place, and it’s one that I have actually visited.

Here is a list of twenty random songs from the playlist called “Location, Location, Location”.

“The Man From Laramie” by Al Martino

“El Paso” by Marty Robbins

“Margaritaville” by Jimmy Buffett

“Walkin’ Back to Georgia” by Jim Croce

“Wichita Lineman” by Glen Campbell

“Spanish Harlem” by Ben E. King

“Chattanooga Dog” by Jimmy Martin

“Soul Francisco” by Tony Joe White

“Kentucky Woman” by Neil Diamond

“Georgia On My Mind” by Ray Charles

“Hotel California” by The Gipsy Kings

“Jackson” by Johnny Cash

“Ramblin’ Man From Gramblin'” by Sam Spence

“Texas” by Chris Rea

“European Swallow” by The Refreshments

“Tennessee Hound Dog” by The Osbourne Brothers

“If Hollywood Don’t Need You” by Don Williams

“California Love” by 2Pac, Roger Troutman and Dr. Dre

“Waterloo Sunset” by The Kinks

“Good Time in London” by Big Mama Thornton

So, check out these songs. You might want to download them in your place.

13 Responses to “My iPod Has Issues – In Their Place”

  1. akb_TheProjectionBooth October 9, 2012 at 01:58 #

    The Kinks!

    • surroundedbyimbeciles October 9, 2012 at 02:06 #

      One of my favorites.

  2. javaj240 October 9, 2012 at 02:18 #

    The GypsyKings covered “Hotel California”? Who knew? That one intrigues me.

    • surroundedbyimbeciles October 9, 2012 at 02:53 #

      It’s a cool version. Unfortunately, I’ve seen them twice, and they haven’t played it yet.

  3. sj October 9, 2012 at 02:41 #

    I have SO MANY for this list, but I am too tired. Tomorrow. Remind me. 😉

  4. Madame Weebles October 9, 2012 at 03:42 #

    What, no “Viva Las Vegas”?

    • surroundedbyimbeciles October 9, 2012 at 03:46 #

      It’s in there. The shuffle didn’t bring it up, however. In fact, there are two versions. One by Elvis and the other by ZZ Top.

      • Madame Weebles October 9, 2012 at 03:47 #

        I’m proud to know you, sir.

  5. Manu Kurup October 9, 2012 at 04:08 #

    I have only three of them 😦
    I guess it’s about time they should change the Times New Roman 12. I’m getting irritated with that too…. 🙂

    • surroundedbyimbeciles October 9, 2012 at 04:16 #

      I make my students type in Times New Roman 12. I think I’m going to change it up just to give myself a little variety.

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