My 90th Favorite Song of All-Time

Click here to learn about this list.  You can also click on the link in this entry that says “100 Favorite Songs” to see all the song’s entries.

First, a re-cap of the first ten:

100.  “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” by Deep Blue Something
99.   “Jack & Diane” by John Mellencamp
98.   “Hotel California” by The Eagles
97.   “American Pie” by Don McLean
96.   “Don’t Stop till You Get Enough” by Michael Jackson
95.   “Nuthin’ but a G Thang” by Dr. Dre
94.   “Bushwick Blues” by Delta Spirit
93.   “For the Workforce, Drowning” by Thursday
92.   “Fish Heads” by Barnes and Barnes
91.   “Shimmer” by Fuel

And the 90th…

“Rubber Biscuit” by the Blues Brothers

Sometime, at some unrecollected moment when I was very young, my mom and maybe my sister and I, sat around our old kitchen in Newville, listening to this song on a first-gen “boombox”, and I know that at the very least, I laughed my ass off for about a dozen consecutive plays of the song.  I remember it was a cassette tape that my mother had of the band playing live; in fact, it was undoubtedly the version in the YouTube video below.  Although it was something we only listened to on a few occasions, I still often recall it fondly.  Usually, odd, unfinished chunks of language remind me of the verses.  And biscuits always make me think of it.  I will say, it is much funnier without the video attached; although they are clearly a talented band, my child’s-mind’s-eye made it much more entertaining.

2 Responses to “My 90th Favorite Song of All-Time”

  1. I roared the whole song. I remember we had sayings from this song…wish you had some meat, you go huuunnnngry. I could say this stuff again very easily. How about….what do you want for nothin’?

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