Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / Buy TV Shows on DVD and Blu-ray

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board

Games / Movies / Music / Sports / Random Posts / Politics


Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > Chit Chat > Chit Chat - Music
User Name
Password


Welcome to the Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, search, view attachments, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of May 21, 2018)
SitcomsOnline Digest: Looking Back at the Upfronts; Fresh Off the Boat and Last Man Standing DVDs Arriving on Tuesday
Fri-Yay: How Did Sitcoms Fare at the Upfronts?
The CW Upfront 2018-19: Fall 2018 Schedule; Freeform 2018 Upfront
CBS Upfront 2018-19: Fall 2018 Schedule; The Detour Back for Season 4 on TBS
ABC Upfront 2018-19: Fall 2018 Schedule; MeTV Acquires The Jeffersons and Charlie's Angels
Fox Upfront 2018-19: Fall 2018 Schedule; Raven's Home Returns June 25 on Disney
NBC Upfront 2018-19: Fall 2018 Schedule; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of May 14, 2018)
SitcomsOnline Digest: NBC to Air Brooklyn Nine-Nine Next Season as Fox Appears to Move in New Direction; New Perfect Strangers DVDs Coming Soon


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April/May)

Atlanta - The Complete First Season Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season One Day at a Time - Season Two Perfect Strangers  - The Complete Third Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Final (Eighth) Season

03/06 - Atlanta - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season
03/13 - The New Adventures of Old Christine - The Complete First Season
03/27 - One Day at a Time - Season Two
04/03 - Ballers - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/03 - 90's Sitcom (Just Shoot Me!/The Larry Sanders Show/Wings) Starter Set - Season 1 & 2 Bundle
04/10 - Vice Principals - The Compelte Series
04/17 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Third Season
05/08 - Dear White People - Season 1
05/08 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Final (Eighth) Season
05/29 - I'm Dying Up Here - Season 1
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-20-2004, 11:29 PM   #1906
ABlairican Pie
Forum Celebrity
Viking metal rules. \m/ \m/
 
ABlairican Pie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 12, 2001
Location: Celebrating the holiest holiday of the year, Monday, June 6, as we honor Slayer and all metal, with plenty of pizza, beer, and sacrificial goats. Life is good.
Posts: 29,594
Red face Manuel Noriega

It is interesting to note that rock and roll did in fact assist in the capture of Mr. "Pineapple Face" (and former C.I.A. payroll employee) Manuel Noriega: American forces trapped him in the Vatican consulate where they decided to blast AC/DC music repeatedly and at full volume in order to flush him out. This worked like a charm.
Attached Images
 
__________________
DOOMSDAY JESUS, WE NEED YOU NOW.
 
Old 12-21-2004, 09:33 PM   #1907
Steve M.
Forum Celebrity
Holding the compass
 
Steve M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 07, 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 29,124
Default Re: Panama Invasion, 1989

Indeed! And, it gave 7-Eleven owners all across America a great idea - blare the Captain and Tennille outside their stores to keep teenagers from hanging out outside!
__________________
My blogs:

Miscellaneous Musings

Pictures of Beautiful Women

WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE:

REPUBLICAN GOVERNORS SCOTT WALKER - RICK SNYDER - JOHN KASICH - RICK SCOTT - PAUL LePAGE

ON THE CHARGE OF IMPERSONATING AN OFFICE!!
 
Old 12-21-2004, 09:56 PM   #1908
ABlairican Pie
Forum Celebrity
Viking metal rules. \m/ \m/
 
ABlairican Pie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 12, 2001
Location: Celebrating the holiest holiday of the year, Monday, June 6, as we honor Slayer and all metal, with plenty of pizza, beer, and sacrificial goats. Life is good.
Posts: 29,594
Wink Re: Re: Panama Invasion, 1989

Quote:
Originally posted by Steve M.
Indeed! And, it gave 7-Eleven owners all across America a great idea - blare the Captain and Tennille outside their stores to keep teenagers from hanging out outside!
They actually did that with the McDonald's at 3rd and Pine in Seattle: play country music to keep the rap-kids away!!
 
Old 12-21-2004, 10:20 PM   #1909
ABlairican Pie
Forum Celebrity
Viking metal rules. \m/ \m/
 
ABlairican Pie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 12, 2001
Location: Celebrating the holiest holiday of the year, Monday, June 6, as we honor Slayer and all metal, with plenty of pizza, beer, and sacrificial goats. Life is good.
Posts: 29,594
Cool End of the 80's

So the 80's did not end quite the way the 60's or 70's had; there was no massive celebration of youth culture such as Woodstock,
no self-destruction of innocence such as Altamont. No music scene self-imploded like punk, there was no backlash against a trend such as the Death to Disco at Comiskey Park. At the end of the 80's, people couldn't have been happier--Paula Abdul, Milli Vanilli, and Slaughter ruled the charts. And we all had MTV to thank for opening our eyes. And ears?

But while the music scene was blissfully tepid, one radical effect of rock and roll had on people was help bring down the Soviet bloc in Eastern Europe. There was no greater gift from America than to provide music that gave a voice to frustrated, desperate people languishing behind the Iron Curtain. We all remember the beer commercials those happy, jubilant days of young people singing and dancing before the cameras celebrating their liberation from oppression after decades. It was beautiful and encouraging. Rock and roll had triumphed. When Bruce Springsteen later toured Eastern Europe, thousands had sang along with him: "BORN IN THE U.S.A.!!!!!"
Attached Images
 
 
Old 12-21-2004, 10:28 PM   #1910
ABlairican Pie
Forum Celebrity
Viking metal rules. \m/ \m/
 
ABlairican Pie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 12, 2001
Location: Celebrating the holiest holiday of the year, Monday, June 6, as we honor Slayer and all metal, with plenty of pizza, beer, and sacrificial goats. Life is good.
Posts: 29,594
Cool Neil Young--Freedom

We have seen Neil Young and his album Freedom previously here, and now it is time to feature one more song from the album, "No More":

No More

Livin' on the edge of night
You know the sun won't go down slow
You don't know which drug is right
Can't decide which way you wanna go
I feel the way you feel
'Cause not so long ago
It had a hold on me
I couldn't let it go
It wouldn't set me free
It wouldn't set me free
No more, no more, no more.

Seemed like the easy thing
To let it go for one more day
Like singin' the same old song
And twistin' the words
In a different way
Where did the magic go
I searched high and low
I can't find it no more
I can't get it back
I can't find it no more
I can't find it no more
No more, no more, no more, no more.

Searchin' for quality
Havin' to have the very best
Now scroungin' for quantity
Never havin' time
To do the test
That's how the story goes
Can't put it down
Till the last page
I can't put it down
I can't put it down
I can't put it down.
Attached Images
 
 
Old 12-21-2004, 10:33 PM   #1911
Steve M.
Forum Celebrity
Holding the compass
 
Steve M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 07, 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 29,124
Talking The Eighties Are Over!

And so, on December 31, 1989, the ball dropped over Times Square and the year - and the eighties - ended.

Or did they? It seems we've been stuck in the eighties ever since. Madonna, Michael Jackson, and their sycophantic fans think they're still hot. Donald Trump refuses to go quietly. The Simpson sisters learned everything they know from Milli Vanilli, and - guess what! - we even have the same kind of conservative faux-regular-guy tax-cutting Republican in the White House!

But anyway, when the eighties ended, it looked like the United States and the United Kingdom were entering a sedate period. Instead, there would be recession, war, despair, and uncertainty about the future - and all this would happen all at once in 1990!

So without further ado (unless anyone has more ado to unload here), we turn to. . .

THE 90'S!!!
 
Old 12-21-2004, 10:38 PM   #1912
ABlairican Pie
Forum Celebrity
Viking metal rules. \m/ \m/
 
ABlairican Pie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 12, 2001
Location: Celebrating the holiest holiday of the year, Monday, June 6, as we honor Slayer and all metal, with plenty of pizza, beer, and sacrificial goats. Life is good.
Posts: 29,594
Unhappy The End of the Innocence

And of course, something darker was taking shape in America. Don Henley sang about it in his classic 1989 hit, "The End of the Innocence":

The End of the Innocence

Remember when the days were long
And rolled beneath a deep blue sky
Didn’t have a care in the world
With mommy and daddy standing by
When happily ever after fails
And we’ve been poisoned by these fairy tales
The lawyers dwell on small details
Since daddy had to fly

But I know a place where we can go
That’s still untouched by man
We’ll sit and watch the clouds roll by
And the tall grass wave in the wind
You can lay your head back on the ground
And let your hair fall all around me
Offer up your best defense
But this is the end
This is the end of the innocence

O’ beautiful, for spacious skies
But now those skies are threatening
They’re beating plowshares into swords
For this tired old man that we elected king
Armchair warriors often fail
And we’ve been poisoned by these fairy tales
The lawyers clean up all details
Since daddy had to lie
But I know a place where we can go
And was away this sin
We’ll sit and watch the clouds roll by
And the tall grass wave in the wind
Just lay your head back on the ground
And let your hair spill all around me
Offer up your best defense
But this is the end
This is the end of the innocence

Who knows how long this will last
Now we’ve come so far, so fast
But, somewhere back there in the dust
That same small town in each of us
I need to remember this
So baby give me just one kiss
And let me take a long last look
Before we say good bye
Just lay your head back on the ground
And let your hair fall all around me
Offer up your best defense
But this is the end
This is the end of the innocence
Attached Images
 
 
Old 12-21-2004, 10:47 PM   #1913
ABlairican Pie
Forum Celebrity
Viking metal rules. \m/ \m/
 
ABlairican Pie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 12, 2001
Location: Celebrating the holiest holiday of the year, Monday, June 6, as we honor Slayer and all metal, with plenty of pizza, beer, and sacrificial goats. Life is good.
Posts: 29,594
Cool Neil Young

And now as we close the 80's, we are reminded of the words of Neil Young as he contemplated the confusion going on in his side of the globe perpetrated by a former congressman who became head of the C.I.A.: Keep on rockin' in the Free World!!

Rocking in the Free World

There's colors on the street
Red, white and blue
People shufflin' their feet
People sleepin' in their shoes
But there's a warnin' sign
on the road ahead
There's a lot of people sayin'
we'd be better off dead
Don't feel like Satan,
but I am to them
So I try to forget it,
any way I can.

Keep on rockin' in the free world,
Keep on rockin' in the free world
Keep on rockin' in the free world,
Keep on rockin' in the free world.

I see a woman in the night
With a baby in her hand
Under an old street light
Near a garbage can
Now she puts the kid away,
and she's gone to get a hit
She hates her life,
and what she's done to it
There's one more kid
that will never go to school
Never get to fall in love,
never get to be cool.

Keep on rockin' in the free world,
Keep on rockin' in the free world
Keep on rockin' in the free world,
Keep on rockin' in the free world.

We got a thousand points of light
For the homeless man
We got a kinder, gentler,
Machine gun hand
We got department stores
and toilet paper
Got styrofoam boxes
for the ozone layer
Got a man of the people,
says keep hope alive
Got fuel to burn,
got roads to drive.

Keep on rockin' in the free world,
Keep on rockin' in the free world
Keep on rockin' in the free world,
Keep on rockin' in the free world.

Attached Images
 
 
Old 12-22-2004, 11:44 AM   #1914
Cactus Jack
Forum Idol
RonFingSwanson
 
Cactus Jack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 09, 2001
Location: Santa Rosa Beach,FL
Posts: 102,807
Send a message via MSN to Cactus Jack
Default

Umnm shouldnt we put and 890s in the title now?
__________________




Id Love to help you Tracy, but I cant have sex with a black guy, Id lose my endorsement deal with NASCAR-Jenna Maroney,30 Rock








April 17,2009 9:02 PM : 100,000th post!

[/b]
 
Old 12-22-2004, 08:00 PM   #1915
Steve M.
Forum Celebrity
Holding the compass
 
Steve M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 07, 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 29,124
Cool A few more things to add here. . .

Tracy Chapman released her followup album Crossroads in 1989. It sold respectably, but because it was not the big smash her debut was, the idea of her or Suzanne Vega's or Shawn Colvin's records portending a female singer-songwriter trend in the nineties could pretty much be ignored.

The relative successes of Donna Summer's single "This Time I Know It's For Real" - her first hit in six years - and the Bee Gees's LP One (the appropriately named title song topped the adult-contemporary singles chart), however, portended a trend that would happen in the nineties. That was. . . the seventies craze! Everything 70's not only would be cool again, a lot of everything 70's that wasn't even cool in the seventies would suddenly be cool!

And so to the nineties. . . .
 
Closed Thread


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:47 AM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.5.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.