Title: Your Mama Don’t Dance
Artist: Loggins & Messina
Album: Loggins & Messina (note: NOT their first album)
Year Released: 1972
What It Is: A fun song, suitable for oldsters, youngsters, and hipsters. Well, ok, maybe not the hipsters. Well, not the 1972 hipsters. Now, the ironic hipster doofuses will dig it. I think. Right?
Riffage / Hookage: That’s a mighty fine guitar lick there, Kenny.
Cowbell?: Not here, son.
Words Of Wisdom: “You pulled into a drive-in and found a place to park
You hop into the backseat where ya know it’s nice and dark
You’re just about to move in, you’re thinking it’s a breeze
There’s a light in my eye and a guy says
Out of the car long hair
Oowee – You’re coming with me – the local police”
Curses, foiled again. Of course, that wouldn’t be an issue with the kids on Footloose, right?
Mixology Report: People will either love this or want to punch you. But you know, mix it anyway. Your jaw can take it.
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Orleans – Still The One
Little River Band – Lonesome Loser
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For The Good Of The Order: I’ll admit, I loved this song when it came out. Of course, I was 6 1/2. My mom liked it too. I played it today for one of my kids on the way to the science museum. No reaction – so I doubt if it even registered. Actually, I doubt if she even pays attention.
Here they are at the Midnight Special. Someone in their tour band is a bit annoying on the backing vocals. Plus, the director misses the money shot of Kenny Loggins saying “OUT OF THE CAR LONGHAIR!” PS – Kenny really needed a shave and a haircut…