Posted in Uncategorized

A List of Favorites

 

I awoke this morning and for some reason a song was in my head “You’re the Reason God Made Oklahoma.” I sang it to myself and then I pulled it up on YouTube and had a listen.  And of course I cried.  I have a very strong memory of lying on the bed in my parents’ red bedroom next to my dad as he played that song.  I loved it then and I love it still.  This morning I listened to that song probably 13 times repeatedly.

It began to wash over me how much I love duets.  Two beautiful voices singing together, at the same time relying on one another.  Here’s a list of my favorites.  I was going to list 10, but I could only think of nine. 

9.  Loretta Lynn & Johnny Cash—-Jackson

8. Seven Spanish Angels—Willie Nelson & Ray Charles

7.  Whiskey Lullaby—Allison Kraus & Brad Paisley

6.  Meet Me In Montana—-Marie Osmond & Dan Seals

5.  Close My Eyes Forever—-Lita Ford & Ozzy Osbourne

4.  I Got You Babe—Sonny & Cher

3.  You’re the Reason Our Kids are Ugly—Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn

2.  Picture—Kid Rock & Sheryl Crow

1.  You’re the Reason God Made Oklahoma—David Frizzell & Shelly West

What would you add?

Advertisements

Author:

I’m Angel, a.k.a. Rocket Surgeon, and these are my chronicles. I love writing and I believe our stories should be shared, so here you’ll find anecdotes of my life, loves, worries, fears, joys, and experiences. I blog about my mishaps and adventures as a wife, mommy, auntie, wanna-be writer, teacher, Texan, country/city/mountain girl, cereal killer and Jesus-freak. A few things you might discover about me: •Jesus is my everything; without Him I am nothing, but with him I can do all things •My family makes this world a better place for me to live in •I adore chickens, the live ones, although the cooked ones aren’t too bad either •I have 2 dogs: Grace and Ozzie. And one cat: Rocky Muffin •My dream job would be to raise chickens and write best sellers Thanks for stopping by. Kick off your shoes and stay awhile. I know your time is valuable and I honor you for spending a few moments here with me. I hope you find something to brighten your day, lighten your load, make you chuckle and remind you of the good in the world. “When you look for the bad in mankind, expecting to find it, you surely will." Pollyanna I’m always eager to meet new online friends, so leave a comment and introduce yourself.

13 thoughts on “A List of Favorites

  1. I love all those too. I have fond memories of that song too. And for much of the same reason…my Daddy. I miss him too. A few others to add to the list would be “Don’t Cry Joni – Conway Twitty & Joni Lee, “Heaven’s Just a Sin Away” -The Kendalls. Just to name a few. Precious memories have been brought back to mind with you posting that video. Thank you ❤

    Like

  2. Roly Poly—Bob Wills
    Cowboy Take Me Away—Dixie Chicks

    I’m so glad to see Kid Rock made your list. He is a guilty pleasure of mind. I wish he didn’t curse so much in his songs. He and Sheryl Crow have a new song out, and are going to tour together.

    Like

  3. I have so many favorites, but I can only think of three right now. Yesterday, The Beetles and He Stopped Loving Her Today, George Jones. the third is How Great Thou Are….Elvis……..AND ALL his spiritual hyms!

    Like

  4. I’d have to add

    Mama’s don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys – Willie Nelson & Waylon Jennings

    Isn’t it funny how we automatically think “old country” when we think of these…except for a few…:)

    Like

  5. I really like your choices, but I would add “When I Get Where I’m Going” – Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton. I love that song!!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s