Weekly Song Challenge Week 27 – First Time for Me

This week, I was inspired by the choices so I decided to play along. I am a first time player and long time follower.

The Rules

  • Copy rules and add to your own post, pinging back to this post.
  • Post music videos for your answers to the musical questions.
  • Tag two people to participate!

1. Post a video of a song that’s perfect when you’re feeling overwhelmed:

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, I Won’t Back Down.

2. Post a video of a song you’d find humorous if it came on while making whoopie.

The only thing that popped into my mind because the Numa Numa viral video always makes me laugh — even now. Dragostea Din Tei, by O-Zone made famous as The Numa Numa Dance viral video made famous by Vlogger Gary Brolsm.

3. Post a video of a protest song.

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee. Written by the amazing Buffy Sainte-Marie. I love the cover by The Indigo Girls:

Consider yourself tagged if you wish to play along. That’s what I did.




17 thoughts on “Weekly Song Challenge Week 27 – First Time for Me”

  1. Excellent choices. My first time was last week. I really enjoyed this challenge so much that I posted an entry for Song Challenge #25 as well. It’s always great to try something new. I’m trying to post entries for at least one new challenge every day.

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  2. My wife is a big fan of Tom Petty, and I had a Buffy album with that song on it, many moons ago. A nice diversion from ‘normal’ blogging, Maggie. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

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    1. I was always a big Tom Petty fan. I never had any Buffy albums, but I always thought she was an amazing songwriter. I read a bit of her biography — she has led an interesting life.

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    1. No, but music has been a big part of my life. I have read your entries for months now with great interest and thought I would take a swing at it. These were great prompts this week.


  3. I remember reading the book, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee as it was assigned by my 11th grade English teacher around the same time that song came out. There are a couple horrible parts of that book that will always be burned into my brain. So I’m surprised I don’t remember the song. Well, I’m thankful for both the book and the song. Thank you for sharing it. And of course,Tom Petty.

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    1. JoAnn, so much of the history of our country is hard to read. I am sure that book would have been one such event. I am not sure I have the heart to read it.

      And yes! Tom Petty.


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