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I was “cleaning up” the music that I transferred to my iPod Touch. The transfer was a pain—at least I thought it was a pain until I figured out how to do it because most of the MP3 music I purchased was through Napster and they do not sych directly with Apple. That almost had me in tears because I kept fumbling, looking at the clock, knowing I needed to get out of the house and to work, but I didn’t want to go until I conquered the task at hand.

This morning I removed all the Christmas music because it’s not the time. As I scrolled through to see what else to remove, there were some duplications—Remove. Then I saw the Calypso music and one of my favorite songs called “My Bahan Gal” by Calypso Al. It has such a wonderful, lively beat, that makes me want to swing my arms and dance around like I have no choice because the music hits me in such a way that I cannot help but swing to the groove and imagine myself on a sandy beach at sunset with a fire in the background and lots of people having a good time and enjoying life. I tried to find a YouTube with the song, but had no luck.

My music adventures this morning led me to this very short You Tube clip that is so very adorable. The music begins after 25 seconds. The whole video is only 1:08 minutes.

Caribbean Calypso (Helen and Nita – It’s a short dance rehearsal of some very cute older folks).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMN2Gq89r3Y

And then the next song that played in my list is Frank Sinatra’s “My Funny Valentine.”  Of course I found a You Tube clip for this one.  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wG6lAtpcI_Q

Happy day!

p.s. If you’re in the mood to read about: “Muzak History: The Background Story on Background Music,” here is the link. It’s from an online website called mental_floss.com  They have many stimulating articles that span a variety of interests.

“Muzak History: The Background Story on Background Music”

http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/94335

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Your post made me smile. I

Your post made me smile. I downloaded music to my Ipod last night. Music always evokes such memories; of people, places and different times in my life.

Annette

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Hi Annette, It makes me glad

Hi Annette, It makes me glad that my post made you smile. I've never owned an MP3 player before, so it's quite a novelty for me. This is also my first iPod Touch, which does so much more.

 Music does have that way of putting us somewhere. I just saw the Woody Allen film, Midnight in Paris, and it really put me there in 1920s Paris. The soundtrack was fantastic and the film was delightful.

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I loved the dance video. And of course, Sinatra. Thank you for a delightful post...now I'm searching for a full version of the song. I will read the muzak piece later.
Cheers,
Sharon

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Hi Sharon, Thanks so much

Hi Sharon, Thanks so much for visiting. I'm glad you enjoyed the post and hope you find a full version of the song.