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  Back To The Sixties
by Patrick A Granfors
Friday, November 20, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Did you ever have a pesky tune in your head that just won't go away???


While standing in my morning shower

Pitter patter on my face

An old tune popped into my head

And then my mind began to race

 

I knew this tune but did not know why

Or how or where from whence it came

The more I thought the less I knew

As old age played its amusing game

 

Finally it began to gel

It was a TV jingle from long ago

  Madison Ave time bomb in my head

But what they were selling I still don’t know

 

The bomb went off but was a dud

Today my office smells of smoke

From the burned spot on my wooden head

As I try to solve their evil joke

 

A young ladies voice, maybe British

A wordless tune except for one

La La La in sweet repetition

So with the Den I’ll share the fun

 

Good Luck I gave up

 

La La La La La La La La      

 

  

La La La La La La La La La La 

 

 La La La La La La La La 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Ronald Hull
I'm humming the song, but can't find it on Google. I'm thinking Faith...

Eureka! Marianne Faithful of Lala productions.

Ron
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Thank you for sharing this delightful write, Patrick. I can totally relate. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by D Johnson
I think you missed one 'la' in the middle line, but I'll get back to you.

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
When you said British, Twiggy immediately came to mind - but I have no idea what the commercial might be. I hope you figure it out!
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
Sounds like "...is the season to be jolly lalalalalalalalalalalaaaaa..."

Georg

Reviewed by Elizabeth Hobbs
Hi Patrick
When you know the tune and only some of the words, it really gets boring. I stupidly try to block it out with another song and ditto, there we go again. Cheers, Liz
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Yes, more than once, except in my case, it's O, Holy Night running through my head, as well as some of the songs we are singing for our upcoming church Christmas Cantata! LOL Well done, Patrick!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
"While standing in my morning shower"

That point in itself I DID NOT need to hear about...;-) ed
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Nice. Now I've got the tune stuck in me head. Spreading the love, ain't you, Patrick? LOL! Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen
hmmm... could be one of many, me thinks!
get the soap out of your ears, maybe that will help! ;-)
be well,
cg
Reviewed by Paul Berube
I had a great laugh with this one, Patrick. Thanks, I needed that. Great poem my friend.
Reviewed by John Bidwell
I'd say hum a few bars, but then the dang thing might spread.
Much enjoyed.

John
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader)
They call that "Ohrenwurm" in German, which means ear worm. A song that crawls into your head and won't come unstuck. Get those all the damned time. Almost every morning I have some stupid song in my head and no idea why it's there.
Reviewed by George Carroll
I give up
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