Saturday, August 12, 2017

Saturday 9: Start Me Up


The Saturday 9  is hosted by Sam Winters. Nine questions posted every Saturday — sometimes random, sometimes with a theme. This week, the theme is...


"Start Me Up" by The Rolling Stones

Listen to it HERE.

1. That's a goat wearing a high heel. What's on your feet as you answer these questions?
A pair of light gray terry cloth Isotoner slip-ons, size Medium.
2. More fashion: In the video for this song, Mick is wearing white pants with an elastic waistband. Are you wearing a belt as you answer these questions?
No, I am not. Oddly enough, I am wearing white pants with an elastic waistband. Obviously channeling Mick. He is skinnier.
3. In this song, Mick pleads, "Don't make a grown man cry." When is the last time you shed a tear?
Seems I answer this question a lot, or versions of it. Same answer: can't really remember the last time I cried. I don't do a lot of weeping.
4. Keith Richard has said this is a song he could play "forever and ever." What in your life doesn't get old, no matter how often you do it?
Just sitting around, chatting about this and that with the hubby. Sounds boring, I know, but it's my favorite thing.
5. While The Rolling Stones enjoy performing songs, like this one, from Tattoo You, Mick Jagger has dismissed the songs from their 1967 album Their Satanic Majesties Request as "rubbish." Do you have a favorite Rolling Stones song?
I love the Stones, and really it would be impossible to choose just one favorite among all their tunes. If I had to pick one? Maybe "Sympathy for the Devil"? Or "Gimme Shelter"? Or "Satisfaction"? Or "Let It Bleed"? Or "Wild Horses"? Or "You Can't Always Get What You Want"? Or ??? 
Strange that Mick would call the Satanic Majesties album rubbish — "She's a Rainbow" was always one of my favorites too, and it's from that album.
6. This recording of "Start Me Up" features a cowbell. Do you remember which Saturday Night Live host made, "More cowbell!" a catchphrase?
No. I stopped watching SNL after the early '80s. So if this was more recent, I probably wouldn't have seen it.
7. Bassist Bill Wyman once said he thought he should have been a archivist because he loved to make lists. Do you have a to-do list?
I have many lists, to-do and otherwise. Love making all kinds of lists. I've also always thought I should have been an archivist. Bill and I should get together sometime and compare lists.
8. Mick finds it hard to stand still when he sings, not only on stage but also in the studio. The engineer for this song reports that Mick would have to run across the room to get back to the microphone for his vocal. Are you more fidgety, or still?
Yes. Both. Sometimes active. Sometimes dormant. Hmmm. Does that make me sound a little too much like a volcano? Well, I do erupt sometimes.
9. Random question: Do you believe men are inherently more sensible than women?
Say WHAT????


Happy Saturday, everyone!
And have a great weekend.

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7 comments:

  1. Mick is thinner than EVERYONE! :)

    Good conversation doesn't sound boring at all. I think you're lucky.

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  2. I suspect whoever wrote tat last question has not been watching what is happening in Washington these days!!!

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  3. It is hard to pick one song, the Stones have been around fora long, long time and they have many great songs

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  4. That is too funny that you were wearing those elastic waist white pants.

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  5. I'm excited it's a Stones weekend! I love them!

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  6. I absolutely ADORE your answer to #8. I am also occasionally volcanic. It's not pretty in my case. ;-)

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  7. I love dinnertime with my hubby. We joke and tease and sometimes have serious convos.
    When I was a kid, I didn't cry. Once I went through puberty, it was a like a tear factory was installed behind my eyes!
    And 9.. Say WHAT??! Lol!

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