Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Goodnight Moon's MUSIC Linkup, week 12 "Red, Red Wine"

AMAZING that its already 12 weeks int to this cool linkup!  I haven't missed one yet.

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My song this week (surprise surprise) is from the 80s...at least THIS version of it,  by UB40.  Did you know it was actually first written and released by Neil Diamond in 1967????  Then someone else remade it as a Reggae song in 1969, and UB40 did a cover version of THAT song in 1983.  Some say that even UB40 did not know at the time that they were covering a Neil Diamond song.  Crazy, right?  HA HA AH

Anyway, I have enjoyed a lot of "wine tasting" days over the past few weeks, between Easter, my Birthday, and Mothers Day.  That's what happens when you live in wine country.  I also have made a point to enjoy "wine o' clock" several nights a week after the kids are in bed.  However, I tend to enjoy the sweet white wines, like a Reisling or a Moscato, not the RED wine the band is singing about. (mostly because I like my wine chilled, and reds are normally served at room temperature).  The most red my wine usually gets is a Rose, and that's rare for me.

Without boring you further, please enjoy UB40's RED RED WINE:



It's not quite 7 AM where I am, and writing this post makes me kinda want a glass of wine NOW....does this make me a "wine-o"?

6 comments:

A Sailor's Wife said...

Most of my songs have been from the 80s....today's is from 70s, I'm branching out, lol!

Good choice..I chose "Here I am" from them last week :)

Cait said...

I was testing wine at 8 am this morning. BUT...I was making sure it was what I needed for a recipe, that makes it okay, right? Great song!

Amanda said...

Good Pick!

Nicole Marie said...

Girl! It is 8 am here now, and I am down to crack up a glass of wine and hit the beach. Lol!

LOVE!!

Goodnight moon said...

I lovelovelove this song!!!!!!! What a great pick! But then again, you always pick awesome songs! I hope your doing good and can't wait to meet up soon!

Seasoned Air Force Spouse said...

I had no clue about the Neil Diamond connection. I've loved this song since it came out! Makes me want to chill out and....well drink wine!
@milliferocks

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