Saturday, May 3, 2014

Saturday 9

Blues in the Night


Welcome to Saturday: 9. What we've committed to our readers is that we will post 9 questions every Saturday. Sometimes the post will have a theme, and at other times the questions will be totally unrelated. Those weeks we do "random questions," so-to-speak. We encourage you to visit other participants posts and leave a comment. Because we don't have any rules, it is your choice. We hate rules. We love memes, however, and here is today's meme!

Saturday 9: Blues in the Night (1952)

Unfamiliar with this week's tune? Hear it here.

1) Was last night a good night for you? Or were you singing the blues? it was a pretty good night

2) In this song, Rosemary Clooney sings about hearing "big talk" she didn't quite believe. What's the last fib, tall tale or out and out lie you heard? that someone was going to be at a particular place, but in the end never showed..... so true to their nature

3) Rosemary Clooney has a well-known nephew -- George, the Oscar winner and frequent People magazine cover story. Do you have any nieces or nephews? I do, 4 nieces and 4 nephews

4) Ms. Clooney married the same man twice. They married, had five children and divorced. Then three years later, they tried again ... and divorced again. Have you ever been tempted to give it another try with one of your former loves? no

5) Singers as diverse as Linda Ronstadt, Bette Midler and Amy Winehouse have said they admired and were influenced by Rosemary Clooney. If you could meet any artist (singer, writer, actor, director, painter, musician ...), who would it be? Denzel Washington

6) 1952, the year this record was a hit, is also the year the "Big Bang Theory" was introduced by physicists Ralph Alpher and George Gamow. That is too lofty a topic for this humble meme, so instead we'll just ask: Do you watch the TV show of the same name? no

7) Sam Winters just broke her right thumbnail. While she won't go so far as saying it has her singing the blues, she must admit it bugs her. What little annoyances are you dealing with today? crampy fingers, I need to work on some crochet projects, but not sure how much is going to get done. :(

8) The house next door to Sam's has a FOR SALE on the lawn. Are you contemplating a move? we are, just need to sell our house for what we owe and slightly a little more then we are out of here!!!

9) What's your search engine of choice: Google, Bing, Yahoo or Ask? Google



  1. Denzel is a yummy choice. And I hope you sell your home soon and get what you want for it.

  2. Good luck with your home selling and moving. It sounds like quite a project to me.

  3. My nephew just sold their condo in NYC and is moving out to the suburbs

  4. I crochet also but haven't gotten my hooks out in a few months :(


  5. I learned how to knit but now need to learn crochet.

  6. There are a lot of Denzel movies that I like a lot.

  7. Sorry about those crampy fingers. That's no fun at all! Ah, the dreamy Denzel Washington. Remember the Titans, Preacher's Wife, and Cry Freedom are some of my favorite films. Amazingly versatile actor.


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