Music and Words Awards

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Thank you, thank you, thank you!  I would like to thank T. Wayne from a A Joyful Process for the nomination for this award.  It is an honor and a pleasure to be here!  I would like to thank the little people that made this possible along the way and most of all I would like to thank…Oh wait…what?  This is just a blogging award?  Oh well, I am still flattered!  Thanks T. Wayne for nominating me for the Music and Words Award.

Of course, there are always rules involved with these awards so here they are:

Link back to the person who nominated you.
Answer these questions with words AND music.
Pass the award to 5 bloggers who inspire you with posts about music. (Even if they are award-free?) Well see about this one.
Tag your post with #MWA, for Music & Words Award so we can all follow you down the line.
Quote these five steps and the award icon in your post. You can display the icon on your sidebar as well.
So, here are the questions.

WHAT DOES MUSIC MEAN TO YOU?

Music is my peace of mind.  If I am having a bad day, it can lift me up.  Music takes me to another place and time, music can bring back memories, good, bad, happy and sad.  Music is life!  I can’t imagine life without it.  Sometimes music says more and expresses my feelings better than I ever could

WHAT IS YOUR FIRST MUSIC RELATED MEMORY?

Church.  When I think about my first memories of music I think of singing “Jesus loves the little children” in church.  I also think of my sisters’ record collections ranging from Michael Jackson to Men at Work to Sting and the Police and of course Rick James.  I think of Ann Murray because my mom always played her music.

I remember the kitchen being filled with men smoking and drinking budweiser while my dad played his guitar. It was usually some Johnny Cash or Marty Robbins.

WHAT’S THE FIRST ALBUM YOU’VE PURCHASED YOURSELF?

Hmmm I can’t say I remember the first album.  I know my first concert was Debbie Gibson and I definitely had her cassette tape, Out of the Blue.  I also remember recording song off the radio when I was little.

WHAT IS THE LATEST MUSIC YOU’VE PURCHASED? (NO ONLINE STREAMING OR FREE DOWNLOADS, I’M TALKING ABOUT CASH HERE!)
I’m not sure the last CD I purchased, but for Christmas my son bought me India Arie’s Christmas Album.  I wanted to buy it because I wanted the actual album but couldn’t find it.  My son found the very last copy in the state and gave it to me for Christmas.  That made it that much more special.

WHAT SONG DID YOU LISTEN TO LAST? (NO CHEATING, COME OUT WITH THE DIRTY PLEASURES!

J. Cole – Wet Dreamz

AND THE NOMINEES FOR THE MUSIC AND WORDS AWARD GO TO…

Just Plain Ol Vic

Tunisia Jolyn

Pearls Before Swine (Awards free)

 

Tangerine wallpaper

Deb was Here

 

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