Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 Nominees

The nominees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2017 have been announced. And I have already submitted my five (5) votes on who I think should be in the Class of 2017.

I’ll be keeping track to see which nominee below gets the most votes.

Who are your picks?

Here’s the full list of nominees:

  • Bad Brains
  • Chaka Khan
  • Chic
  • Depeche Mode
  • Electric Light Orchestra
  • J. Geils Band
  • Jane’s Addiction
  • Janet Jackson
  • Joan Baez
  • Joe Tex
  • Journey
  • Kraftwerk
  • MC5
  • Pearl Jam
  • Steppenwolf
  • The Cars
  • The Zombies
  • Tupac Shakur
  • Yes

Song of the Day

You know there are certain songs that come on the radio that take you back to a special memory. Here is one that always takes me back to good times.

I Feel For You” (1984) by Chaka Khan.

In high school, it seemed that whenever the girl’s track team were at a school dance, we would request that song and all dance together. Not sure why it was that song, but it was.

There was one time, we came back from an invitational track meet during a school dance. We were still in our track clothes, all tried and dirty, but we crashed the dance and requested our song.

To this day, when I hear that song, it takes me back to the school dance and our team dancing to it.

Side Note:

WHT!! The was song written by Prince!? I’m I the lost one to know that Prince wrote this song? I’m in shock! Why didn’t I know this?

 

DWTS (Season 21) — First Team Voted Off

Here is my pre-show prediction on who I want to be the first team voted off the show. 

Kim Zolciak and Tony Dovolani. 

  

Just reading the stories that are online, turned me off of her being on the show even more. 

Kim Zolciak is well on her way to becoming Dancing with the Stars’ biggest diva this season, creating even more drama her partner Tony Dovolani than Kate Gosselin did back on Season 14. Read more at: http://tr.im/1x9QK

I feel bad for Tony Dovolani. This is the second time his “star” partner has gotten him voted off early on the show. 

I’ll post after the show to see how my prediction went. 

Recap

Well, looks like Kim and Tony survived to dance another day. Surprisingly, they did a pretty decent dance. 

Chaka Khan and Keo Motsepe were the first to get voted off. I m OK with that. as long as she comes back and sings during the finales. 

So who will be the 2nd team eliminated? 
I have to go with Gary Busey and Anna Trebunskay. Bless his heart, the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s must have bee really good for him. And she looks like someone trying to calm diwn a 2-year old hyped on Mt. Dew. 

  
Side Note

Please let this be the last season with Erin Andrews. I’m getting tried of muting the volume every time she trys to interview the teams. 

DWTS (Season 21) – 1st Show

So, I watched night one of DWTS (Season 21) and overall it was an entertaining show. Everyone seemed to have a good back story and looked like they knew what they were doing.

Here are the scores from Monday night:

  • Bindi Irwin & Derek Hough 24/30
  • Nick Carter & Sharna Burgess 24/30
  • Carlos PenaVega & Witney Carson 23/30
  • Tamar Braxton & Val Chmerkovskiy 23/30
  • Alexa PenaVega & Mark Ballas 22/30
  • Alek Skarlatos & Lindsay Arnold 22/30
  • Hayes Grier & Emma Slater 21/30
  • Andy Grammer & Allison Holker 21/30
  • Victor Espinoza and Karina Smirnoff 15/30
  • Gary Busey & Anna Trebunskaya 15/30
  • Paula Deen & Louis van Amstel 15/30
  • Kim Zolciak Biermann & Tony Dovolani 12/30
  • Chaka Khan & Keo Motsepe 12/30

My early pick of who I like:

  • Bindi Irwin & Derek Hough
  • Nick Carter & Sharna Burgess
  • Carlos PenaVega & Witney Carson
  • Tamar Braxton & Val Chmerkovskiy
  • Alexa PenaVega & Mark Ballas

If I had to pick one that I thought was going to win the mirror trophy, I would have to pick… Bindi Irwin & Derek Hough, just because I think she’s America’s sweetheart. But I would like to see Carlos PenaVega & Witney Carson win it.

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Who really needs to be voted of the show: it’s a tie between

  • Gary Busey & Anna Trebunskaya
  • Paula Deen & Louis van Amstel

Both the stars bring their own version of “crazy” to the show. Both were a trainwreack and you could tell it wasn’t going to be pretty. Bless their hearts!

Who surprised me?

Kim Zolciak Biermann & Tony Dovolani

For sure I thought Kim Zolciak Biermann would do better that she did. Since she is always on TV and she has big hair (like that has anything to do with it), I thought she would love being the center of attention. My the next dance, she will be the Kim that we all see on her reality show.

Best song(s) of the night:

As a host, I can handle Tom Bergeron. But, I just don’t like Erin Andrews. So of the things that come out of her mouth when she is interviewing the teams after they dance is mind boggling!

I’m looking forward to night 2 of the show. Let’s see what they can do after getting that first dance out of the way.

 

DWTS (Season 21) — The Stars

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Here are the stars for Season 21 of Dancing with the Stars. After the 2-night premier of the show, I will make my pick of who I want to win this season. It looks like it will be another fun season to watch and see who can dance.

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Tamar Braxton and Valentin Chmerkovskiy

 

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Gary Busey and Anna Trebunskaya

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Hayes Grier and Emma Slater

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Bindi Irwin and Derek Hough

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Paula Deen and Louis van Amstel

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Kim Zolciak and Tony Dovolani

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Nick Carter and Sharna Burgess

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Victor Espinoza and Karina Smirnoff

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Carlos PenaVega and Witney Carson

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Chaka Khan and Keo Motsepe

Alek Skarlatos and Lindsay Arnold

Alek Skarlatos and Lindsay Arnold

Alexa PenaVega and Mark Ballas

Alexa PenaVega and Mark Ballas

Andy Grammer and Allison Holker

Andy Grammer and Allison Holker

Here we go again… Dancing With The Stars – Season 21

When I first started my blog, this was one of the of the first things I blogged about. So to continue with that tradisiton…

Season twenty-one of Dancing with the Stars is set to premiere on September 14, 2015.

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They announced the line-up for this season’s show on September 2, 2015. It’s going take me some time to figure out who I thinks is going to win the mirror ball trophy this season.

Here is the cast for Season 21. I’ll be making my picks before the show starts on September 14th.

Celebrity Known for Professional partner
Tamar Braxton R&B singer, host & reality television star Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Gary Busey Academy Award–nominated actor Anna Trebunskaya
Nick Carter Backstreet Boys singer Sharna Burgess
Paula Deen Celebrity chef & entrepreneur Louis van Amstel
Victor Espinoza Triple Crown–winning jockey Karina Smirnoff
Andy Grammer Singer–songwriter Allison Holker
Hayes Grier Vine & social media personality Emma Slater
Bindi Irwin Wildlife conservationist, presenter & actress Derek Hough
Chaka Khan Grammy–winning R&B & funk singer Keoikantse Motsepe
Alexa PenaVega Film & television actress Mark Ballas
Carlos PenaVega Big Time Rush singer & actor Witney Carson
Alek Skarlatos Legion of Honour recipient & soldier Lindsay Arnold
Kim Zolciak Reality television star Tony Dovolani

List — Top 100 Love Songs for Weddings

No, I’m not getting married. But my latest “hobby” is making list of music to put on my iPod. Here is one of the lists that I have been working on. You never know when somebody will need a list of love songs for their wedding. I always like to be prepared. Top 100 Love Songs for Weddings

# Song Title Year Artist
1 Let’s Get It On 1973 Marvin Gaye
2 The Rose 1980 Bette Midler
3 Love Me Tender 1956 Elvis Presley
4 Thank You 1999 Dido
5 More Than Words 1990 Extreme
6 Building A Mystery 1997 Sarah McLachlan
7 It’s Only Love 1977 The Beatles
8 Let’s Stay Together 1972 Al Green
9 You’re The First, The Last, My Everything 1975 Barry White
10 I’ll Be There 1970 The Jackson 5
11 Nothing Compares 2 U 1990 Sinead O’Connor
12 I Got You Babe 1965 Sonny & Cher
13 Wicked Game 1989 Chris Isaak
14 Wonderful Tonight 1978 Eric Clapton
15 Faithfully – 1983 Journey 1964 The Beatles
16. And I Love Her – 1964 The Beatles And I Love Her 1979 Cheap Trick
17. I Want You To Want Me 1984 George Michael/Wham!
18. Careless Whisper 1971 The Carpenters
19. Superstar 1971 The Carpenters
20. I Will Always Love You 1992 Whitney Houston
21. Endless Love 1981 Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
22. I Would Die 4 U 1984 Prince
23. Always 1987 Atlantic Starr
24. That’s The Way Love Goes 1993 Janet Jackson
25. Maybe I’m Amazed 1970 Paul McCartney
26. P.S. I Love You 1964 The Beatles
27. Alison 1977 Elvis Costello
28. Your Song 1971 Elton John
29. Wild Thing 1966 The Troggs
30. Feelings 1975 Morris Albert
31. Fallin’ 2001 Alicia Keys
32. Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic 1981 The Police
33. I’ll Make Love To You 1994 Boyz II Men
34. Time After Time 1984 Cyndi Lauper
35. This Boy 1964 The Beatles
36. Best Of My Love 1977 The Emotions
37. She’s Got A Way 1971 Billy Joel
38. I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That) 1993 Meat Loaf
39. Three Times A Lady 1978 The Commodores
40. It Must Have Been Love 1986 Roxette
41. I Just Want To Be Your Everything 1977 Andy Gibb
42. First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 1972 Roberta Flack
43. Nobody Wants To Be Lonely 2000 Ricky Martin
44. Unchained Melody 1965 The Righteous Brothers
45. I Need Love 1987 LL Cool J
46. Love To Love You Baby 1976 Donna Summer
47. I Want To Know What Love Is 1985 Foreigner
48. My Heart Will Go On 1997 Celine Dion
49. Eternal Flame 1988 The Bangles
50. How Do I Live 1997 LeAnn Rimes
51. Baby, I Love Your Way 1976 Peter Frampton
52. Hero 2001 Enrique Iglesias
53. Roxanne 1978 Sting & The Police
54. Tell Me What You See 1965 The Beatles
55. I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing 2002 Aerosmith
56. Here And Now 1989 Luther Vandross
57. Don’t Speak 1995 No Doubt
58. Crazy For You 1987 Madonna
59. Stop To Love 1986 Luther Vandross
60. Total Eclipse Of The Heart 1983 Bonnie Tyler
61. How Deep Is Your Love 1978 The Bee Gees
62. Heartbreak Hotel 1956 Elvis Presley
63. I’ll Follow The Sun 1964 The Beatles
64. Open Arms 1982 Journey
65. Breathe 1999 Faith Hill
66. You’re The One That I Want 1978 John Travolta w/ Olivia Newton-John
67. Happy Together 1967 The Turtles
68. I’ll Stand By You 1994 The Pretenders
69. You Don’t Bring Me Flowers 1979 Barbra Streisand w/ Neil Diamond
70. All Out Of Love 1980 Air Supply
71. Secret Garden 1995 Bruce Springsteen
72. We Belong 1985 Pat Benatar
73. Un-break My Heart 1996 Toni Braxton
74. I Will 1968 The Beatles
75. You’re In My Heart 1978 Rod Stewart
76. This I Promise You 2000 NSYNC
77. Unforgettable 1991 Natalie Cole f/ Nat King Cole
78. I’ll Be There For You 1989 Bon Jovi
79. Girl 1965 The Beatles
80. All Cried Out 1986 Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam w/ Full Force
81. Iris 1998 Goo Goo Dolls
82. More Than A Feeling 1976 Boston
83. By Your Side 2000 Sade
84. If I Fell 1964 The Beatles
85. Love Will Keep Us Together 1975 Captain & Tennille
86. Never Tear Us Apart 1988 INXS
87. I Feel For You 1984 Chaka Khan
88. Alone 1987 Heart
89. I Can’t Make You Love Me 1991 Bonnie Raitt
90. Woman 1981 John Lennon
91. Here There And Everywhere 1966 The Beatles
92. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life 1973 Stevie Wonder
93. (Everything I Do) I Do It For You 1991 Bryan Adams
94. You’re Still The One 1997 Shania Twain
95. You Are So Beautiful 1975 Joe Cocker
96. Always On My Mind 1982 Willie Nelson
97. Because You Loved Me 1996 Celine Dion
98. Melt With You 1983 Modern English
99. Save The Best For Last 1991 Vanessa Williams
100. Words Of Love 1964 The Beatles


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