Observation for Now

It has always seemed to me that the human race needs more things to wonder about, rather than less.

-- Gregory L Reece

Thursday, September 04, 2014

MA-20 - The Fallout Follies


Here's another entry in my continuing quest to find fun pop songs from every genre about atomic topics.



1 -   Talking Atom      Pete Seeger         1947
2 - The Fall of the Planet Earth     The Moonbillies         1960
3 -  Talkin' World War III Blues       Bob Dylan          1963
4 -  Mushroom Clouds     Love   1966
5 -  Handsome Johnny     Richie Havens      1967
6 -  Thank Christ For The Bomb (edit)     Groundhog 1970
7 - King Of The World Steely Dan 1973
8 - Atom Satillite Del Byzanteens 1979
9 - Face The Fire Dan Fogelberg 1979
10 - Uh-Oh Plutonium Anne Waldman 1982
11 - Two Suns In The Sunset Pink Floyd   1983
12 - I Hate You (from STAR TREK IV)   Edge of Ettiquette 1986
13 - After the War Gary Moore 1989
14 - The Bomb Song Corey Dwyer 1990
15 - Enola Gay Utah Phillips 1991
16 - Hot Frogs on the Loose Frank Small 1993
17 - Duct Tape John McCutcheon 2004
18 - Feed the Bomb Project Bluebird 2009
19 - Whistling in the Nuclear Wind Karl W Mahlmann 2011

Some songs are pretty awful (Track 2), some are pop treasures (Track 10), some are sarcastic (Tracks 12 or 17).  All are fun! 


 MA-20 - The Fallout Follies

See you Monday!

 

Monday, September 01, 2014

Memory Lane: STARLOG #11 - Jan 1978 - Salkind on Superman: The Movie


 

January 1978 was also a great month to get married!
My college roommate had this poster on his closet door.

Read the bottom ad on this last page.  Wasn't another name for Heaven, for most of us?  "STAR TREK Galore"!
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