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SHADY DEL KNIGHT, ADMINISTRATOR

SHADY DEL KNIGHT, ADMINISTRATOR
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"More than a place, the Shady Dell was and will forever remain a state of mind." - Shady Del Knight

"More than a place, the Shady Dell was and will forever remain a state of mind." - Shady Del Knight
HELLO STRANGER ... IT SEEMS LIKE A MIGHTY LONG TIME!

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Marvel at My Agents of S.H.A.D.Y.


Hi! My name is Skye and I'm the newest member of  S.  H.  A.  D.  Y. We're a crack team of agents brought together by Shady Del Knight. Our mission is to save the world by disarming evil doers with music that's old school cool. I'm Shady's guest host this week and I want you to meet two of my way cool girlfriends. They're a Rising Tide
of talent and tude!







Some of you might be wondering why I was added to the S.H.A.D.Y. team in the first place. You see, "Shady" is my middle name because
I can't be trusted.







I've been known to hack computers, share secrets...


...and use my charms to flummox men
and pump them for information.


Hey, Bubba, when you're this good looking,
men hand over the keys to the castle...
no questions asked.


Don't get me wrong. I make myself 
indispensable to the team by bringing
highly specialized skills to the table.


Here I am making the Guinness Record Book
for most consecutive games of Angry Birds.


I'm also a double agent. You see,
Chloe Bennett's my stage name...


...but millions of fans know me as
Chloe Wang, the Chinese pop singer!

 "Uh Oh" (English Version) - Chloe Wang (2011) 




Well gang, I'm locked and loaded...


...so let me introduce the other
female Agents of S. H. A. D. Y.


 OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN 


It's hard to believe that Olivia Newton-John
will be 66 years old in September. Modern pop
divas and wannabes could learn a lot about
class by watching Olivia's performances.
The British-born Australian singer is the
embodiment of understated sex appeal,
a concept that precious few of today's
idols seem able or willing to embrace.


In the early and mid 70s, Olivia achieved a string
of hits recording soft adult contemporary and
country influenced material.


After her starring role in the hit movie musical
Grease in 1978, Olivia changed her image and
turned up the heat. "A Little More Love" was
the first single from her album Totally Hot,  
released in the fall of that year.


Watching this video makes me miss the days
when clean, wholesome sexiness was enough.
More than enough, it was Totally Hot!

 "A Little More Love" - Olivia Newton-John 
 (from November 1978 album Totally Hot
 single charted the winter of 1978/79 
 highest chart position #3 U.S./#4 UK) 




Now watch Olivia's mesmerizing performance
on The Midnight Special. Ms. Newton-John
held the audience in the palm of her hand
and she didn't have to twerk or swing
nude on a wrecking ball to do it.


Experience Olivia Newton-John's "Magic,"
the #1 song on the U.S. chart four
weeks in a row in August 1980!

 "Magic" - Olivia Newton-John 
 (from the motion picture Xanadu 
 single charted summer 1980, 
 highest chart position #1, 
 Live on The Midnight Special





 SHEENA EASTON 


Speaking of class, here's Sheena Easton, another
talented singer who used her copious physical
charms judiciously rather than indiscriminately.
The Scottish pop singer made her debut in
Scotland early in 1980 with "Modern Girl."


At first Sheena's single was only a minor hit in the UK,
but after she was featured on the BBC reality TV series
The Big Time, "Modern Girl" and her follow-up single
"9 To 5 (Morning Train)" climbed to the top 10 on the
UK chart simultaneously. Sheena became the first
female artist to accomplishment that feat.


The same year Sheena garnered awards from the media
and her fans, including Best British Female Singer,
Best Newcomer and Best Female Singer.
Watch Sheena in this video and listen
to her irresistible synth-pop dance
club hit, "Modern Girl."

 "Modern Girl" - Sheena Easton 
 (Released February 1980 in Scotland, 
 January 1981 in  the United States 
 highest chart pos. #18 U.S./#8 UK) 




Now experience more beauty and the beat -
Miss Sheena Easton on the American
television series Solid Gold, showing
today's flavor of the month
pop idols how it's done.


Sheena shines as she performs her top 10 U.S.
hit "Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)."
Those were the days, my friend.
We thought they'd never end.
I wish they hadn't!

 "Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)" 
 Sheena Easton (from October 1983 album 
  Best Kept Secret, single charted 
 Nov./Dec. 1983, highest chart pos. #9) 
 Live on Solid Gold 




 International exchange rate: 

 1 Olivia or Sheena = 100 Mileys 


Well, I hope I've proven Skye's the limit
and old school is cool.


Ooops, gotta run. Coulson's on the phone.


He needs me over at ABC to work on
another case for his S.H.I.E.L.D. squad.


The assignment requires me to dress to thrill,
work under the covers undercover and ferret
top secret info out of a bedazzled bad guy.


Done and done.


See ya!

42 comments:

  1. Kathryn Anderson aka Mrs ShadyMay 4, 2014 at 8:21 AM

    Ha! Another funny and well written spoof of one of our favorite TV shows. Love your "Skye's the limit." The music is also great. I have always enjoyed listening to O.N-J. Well done!

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    1. Hi, Kathryn! Welcome back to the blog and thanks for being the early bird this time around. I'm glad you enjoyed my send-up of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., a show that's must see TV in our household. I need to confess that I discovered one factual error in this post. Skye did not make the Guinness Book of Records for most consecutive games of Angry Birds. That title belongs to YOU! :)

      Can you believe that Olivia Newton-John will be 66 years of age this fall? Say it ain't so!

      Thank you very much for your kind visit and comment, Kathryn. Please come back and visit again soon!

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  2. You spoofed me with your spoof since I am not cool enough to be familiar with the show you were spoofing. Nevertheless, I am on board with your mission to save the world by disarming evil doers with music that's old school cool.

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    1. Hi, Jeanie! I was just getting ready to put up a banner that read "THIS DOMAIN FOR SALE." :)

      Thank you very much for coming today, dear friend. I don't know how I have managed to spoof so many hit TV shows that nobody watches. I was thinking of spoofing the test pattern but I don't think they even show that anymore. :)

      I think we have the evildoers on the run and I hope you enjoyed these songs by Olivia and Sheena. Thank you once again, dear friend Jeanie, and enjoy the rest of your week!

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  3. Hi Shady,
    Well, I don't watch S.H.I.E.L.D. so, I don't know your latest recruit, Skye but, I sure do know Olivia and Sheena!!!
    I recently saw Olivia singing" Magic" on a talk show, still looking great and promoting her new show at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas. I've always "honestly" love(d) her! LOL! A couple yrs ago, I bought her greatest hits CD. I guy at the counter was like, REALLY? and I was like, Yeah, REALLY!!!! LOL!
    As for Sheena, I always loved her music too! My favorite Sheena tune is "Strut"! I was fortunate to see her perform in LV yrs ago!
    Kudo to Skye, I haven't gotten past the first level on Angry Birds!!!
    This was a fun post, Shady! Always enjoy your spoofs (awee)!
    Toni Deroche

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    1. Hi, Toni! I'm very happy to see you, dear friend, because I was getting ready to unplug the jukebox and put the padlock on the door! (LOL)

      One of these days I'm gonna pick a TV series that my friends actually know and watch. (I'm thinkin' Kathie Lee & Hoda :)

      I "honestly love" your comment, Toni! I'm thrilled to know that you like these two female vocalists and have seen them perform. It's so cool that you went to see Sheena in Vegas. Was her show as good as Cher's? Are you saying the record store clerk was shocked that you were buying old school music by Olivia Newton-John instead of the Arctic Monkeys like all his other customers?

      Thank you ever so much for taking time out of your busy day to visit and comment, dear Toni. You know I've never "been mellow" and I'm "hopelessly devoted" to SDM&M. "If not for you" (and Jeanie and Mrs. Shady), I'd be sitting here at the Dell all by my lonesome on "summer nights" waiting for a "heart attack." I suppose the lesson I've learned is "Don't stop believin'."

      I'm glad you had fun, Toni, and thank you again for your generous comments. Have a great week!

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  4. Hi Shadykins over there in downtown Florida! Like Toni above, I'm afraid I have never heard of the programme you refer to , much less watched it! Such a shame, because I'm obviously missing something here! I also know Sheena and Olivia of course. I think Olivua

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    1. Hallo, dear Thisisme! Gosh, I should have spoofed Benny Hill or Are You Being Served? :) I didn't expect you to know this American TV series. dear friend, but I predicted you would know these two female super stars of song.

      Four score and seven years ago our fath

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  5. Sorry! It published by mistake ! I think Olivia is my favourite. I used to like her very much and it's lovely that she is still going strong. Smooches to you dear friend.

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    1. Sorry I published by mistake! (Actually I was trying to run up my comment total to make it look like people still read my blog :)

      I'm so glad you enjoyed Olivia's songs in particular. Wasn't she "Magic"? I don't think there are many performers like these two any more, combining style AND substance.

      Thank you very much for your friendship and support, dear friend Thisisme. Good night and SMOOCHES SMOOCHES SMOOCHES!

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    2. Your comment did make me smile ! Especially about you wanting to increase your comments. I'm afraid that my posts have been receiving so few comments that I don't feel guilty about not blogging now. It hardly seems worth the effort somehow! I know that I can always rely on you though, dear Shady. Bless you. Hugs and smooches from your friend thisisme.

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    3. Hallo, dear Thisisme! I suppose I was guilty of being a "doubting Thomas" the first day or two this post was running. For a while there I didn't think very many people were coming to the party. As it turned out this post drew more visitors than usual for which I am very grateful.

      It would be a shame for you to pull the plug on Southhamsdarling, one of the best blogs there ever was. Without a Facebook account I realize I am at a disadvantage - out of the loop. Your posts are the only means I have of keeping up to date on what's happening in your life and in the lives of your family members. If you stopped blogging I would miss seeing pictures of the children as they grow up, learning about Eleanor's latest endeavors, admiring your garden and lovely household furnishings and looking at new pictures of Alfred. However, I don't want you to feel obligated to keep your blog going just for my benefit. The same updates can be accomplished by sending me emails with attachments and you know how much I welcome your email correspondence.

      Thank you for popping in again, dear friend Thisisme. I cherish our friendship. Enjoy the rest of your Thursday!

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  6. I had no idea Chloe Bennett was a Chinese pop star! That's crazy. My husband and I love Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Great post! Hopefully I'll finish up the one I've been working on the past few weeks soon. Sweeps makes it tough to blog!

    Have a great week, friend!

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    1. Ladies and gentlemen, may I have your attention please? It's an historic first here on Shady Dell Music & Memories. I finally found a reader who shares my viewing habits! (LOL)

      Hello, dear Ashton! I'm very happy to know you and your husband watch and love Agents of S.H.A.D.Y. ...uh, I mean S.H.I.E.L.D. and that you enjoyed the post. Millions of viewers can't be wrong, correct?

      Yessum, I was surprised to learn that Chloe Bennett has a second career to fall back on in the unlikely event her TV series gets canceled. In her native country they know her better as a pop singer than an actress.

      Thank you very much for coming over and for your generous compliment, dear friend Ashton. Enjoy your evening and have a safe and happy week ahead!

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  7. My husband is a faithful watcher of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. So I do see a bit of it. The older man who runs it is such a great actor.
    Very interesting about Chloe being a singer as well as an actress. She reminded me of a young Brittany Spears. She's very good.

    These women's voices are so different and yet all great. I guess I would say I love the lilt of Olivia's voice the best. I didn't know these songs of hers but loved Magic and I can see why it was such a hit.

    As for Sheena Easton, I found her to be quite an amazing rock singer and loved, loved 'Modern Girl' and really liked the phone song. I sure enjoyed the music today. Thanks a lot. Oh, and I had to youtube to go hear the James Bond song that Easton sang many years ago, 'For Your Eyes Only."

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    1. Hi, Belle! I'm very happy to see you, dear friend! I'm on a roll now, because I found two people in a row who watch Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Yessum, Dan counts as one of my followers).

      If you're referring to Clark Gregg who plays Coulson, Mrs. Shady loves him, too. She remembers him from another series she watched, The New Adventures of Old Christine.

      I totally agree with you about the vocal abilities and star quality of the fine ladies featured in this post. Both Olivia and Sheena had long strings of hits and their recordings are well produced and listenable. I've been posting so much rare and obscure material all year long that I wanted to balance the scales by presenting two well known artists for a change. I'm so glad you enjoyed yourself and were prompted to look up Sheena's "For Your Eyes Only" which is one of her best.

      Thank you again for coming, dear friend Belle. Please take good care of yourself and come on back this Sunday for my Mother's Day post. Also, I have a very special series later this month - a very important interview with one of my favorite recording artists. I hope you can be here for both installments of my exclusive interview - May 23 and May 30. Thank you, dear friend!

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  8. Hi Shadilicious! I can boast I'm only one day late this time! Well, I'm with some of your other Dell Rats...I don't watch the Shield, but I think your choice for a new agent was a good one! She is one sharp cookie, and very attractive! And, Chloe Wang is also a very good singer, with a fresh, crisp voice and great stage presence! you're making out like a bandit on this one!

    Sooo...What a precious jewel Olivia Newton John is! The videos presented are very good. I never did see her in concert, so, I really enjoyed her 'Magic' video. There were so many songs of hers I like. And, of course, I watch Grease every time it comes across TV! "Physical" was a great song, and I'm a sap for 'Hopelessly Devoted to You'. She's a beautiful lady.

    I do like Sheen Easton, but didn't follow her career too closely-so, I don't remember much of her work. Really cool video and son, 'Telefone'! Thanks for the refresher on her...it was good to hear her songs. She has a nice strong voice! All of these girls have great stage presence and wonderful singing voices! Great talent-good job Skye! Oh...you too Shady!

    This was fun-hope you're having a real spring right now Shady! We've been in the high 80's and 90's for a few days, with heavy winds. Have a great week! See you soon!♫

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    1. Hi, Next Day Nellie! Wow, this is a great comment from you, dear friend! I think a lot of people are under the mistaken impression that Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is geared toward children, but it's not. Mrs. Shady is very picky about the shows she watches and S.H.I.E.L.D. is definitely one of her faves.

      Like you I am completely sold on all three of these talented songbirds. Chloe Wang/Bennett is a world class beauty and from what I've seen she is also a very likable young woman - pleasant, down to earth and humble. I admire her and I want to make it clear that I am not lumping her in with the flavor of the month pop divas that I referenced in this post.

      Both Olivia Newton-John and Sheena Easton were role models for young women, showing them how to be "clean sexy" without being vulgar, keeping it within reasonable limits. Women who conduct themselves as Olivia and Sheena did are respected by men and women alike and I think it's safe to say they have self respect, too.

      Spring had its last gasp here a couple of days ago and now the heat is on, with daytime temps climbing thru the 80s to near 90 by week's end. I suppose you'll soon be moaning about triple digit temperatures in Fort Worth.

      I'm very happy to know you enjoyed this post, dear friend Suzanne. Thanks again for your kind and generous comments. Take care and say hello to Karo and Scootie Potter for me!

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  9. ha ha! you've caught me again, Shady. i have never seen S.H.I.E.L.D. Not on purpose, really. believe me when i say that i'm not trying to be anti-cultural, i just chalk it up to rural tv service and a busy schedule.
    anyway... how about that Olivia Newton John? i just love those videos. actually, you know me, i emmensly enjoyed ALL of them, but the first; A Little More Love, was my favorite. i really like her style... singing and fashion. and all those old electronics, whew! i think they're so neat.
    love your little spoofs that you write. always enjoy reading them.
    until next time, friend, Daisy and i will be craking up the air-conditioner and summer tunes. the first part of the week is supposed to be a scorcher (and then get cold again) so we'll be hanging onto summer while its here :)
    ~Abigail and Daisy

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    1. Hi, Abigail & Daisy! I'm very excited to see you both! Shucks, I was hoping you were a fan of the ABC-TV hit S.H.I.E.L.D. but it's not your fault if the program isn't available in your small rural TV market. I hope you get a chance to watch it someday.

      I'm delighted to know you enjoyed Olivia. If you watch those two performance clips of hers all the way through like I have done a dozen times or more, I think you will be mesmerized by her star quality and her clean, wholesome sexiness, a scarce commodity in modern pop culture. Yes, the fashions of the late 70s and early 80s are on display in these videos along with the electronics in "A Little More Love." You have a good eye for detail, my friend.

      I hope the tornado season is winding down in your part of Kansas. I do worry about you and Daisy. I imagine you get some powerful thunderstorms on hot days as we do here in Central Florida. I can just picture Daisy curled up in front of the air conditioner enjoying the feeling of the cool air blowing on her. God bless her and you, Abigail. Thank you very much for reading, listening and commenting. I appreciate your visits more than you can imagine. Good night, dear friend, and enjoy the rest of your week!

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    2. thank you, Shady. i was thinking that if i get a chance i might be able to finds some episodes of this show online, it sounds very cool.
      thank you for your concern, but we actually have not had many tornadoes at all this spring! it seems to be an off year for severe weather in general... or maybe we're just a bit behind. time will tell i suppose. the only problem i have with that is the lack of dramatic cloud pictures on my camera, and the lack of rain. things are very, very dry here, while my Maw Maw who lives just over in Missouri was having floods! the weather is strange, isn't it? hope you and yours are staying high and dry in Florida!
      have a great day :)
      ~Abigail and Daisy

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    3. Hi again, Abigail and Daisy! I think you would enjoy Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. It's filled with action and special FX and every episode elucidates the age old battle of good against evil. The character Skye is very likable, a good and decent person. There is nothing sleazy about her. That's why I picked her to introduce the classy ladies of pop music - Olivia and Sheena.

      It's reassuring to know the tornado season has been kind to you so far, although drought is a serious problem in any part of the world. As you know by now I have been living in Florida for quite some time. Typically, the peninsula gets too dry at this time of year and we are plagued by brush and muck fires. Not this season. Fortunately we have received a good amount of rain this spring and everything is fresh and green. We do have the upcoming hurricane season to worry about, however.

      Dear Abigail, I treasure this friendship of ours. I realize your fine blog is growing in popularity by leaps and bounds and you have many other blog friends and blogs to visit. That's why I had to tell you how much it means to me that you make time to come here as you do and leave such thoughtful, conversational comments. Friends make time for friends and you and Daisy are two of my best ever!

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  10. I'm afraid I've never watched this tv show Shady, so your latest recruit is new to me! I enjoyed reading this post though, hope you have a great week.

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    1. Hi, dear Sarah! I didn't expect you to know this new American television series but it's a hit, will probably have a multi season run and eventually become available in England.

      However, I trust that you are familiar with my musical guests, Olivia Newton-John, who was born in Cambridgeshire, England and emigrated to Melbourne, Australia at age six, and Sheena Easton from North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

      Thank you very much for coming over to say hello, dear friend Sarah. Enjoy the rest of your week!

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  11. Wow- I am still mind blown that Olivia Newton John is 66!!! Wasn't it just yesterday she was asking us if we'd never been mellow? Sheena Easton was one of my go to listens in high school and college- wasn't that just last week??? Oh, my, where does the time go? Actually, though, I did hear Hit Me With Your Best Shot on the OLDIES station the other day. Loved all of these today, Shady my friend, and I thank you for putting them together in such an enjoyable post. I'm sorry I'm late this week in getting to reading blogs, but I am back in town now. It never fails- after I come here and read your terrific posts, I am in a toe tapping, energetic mood, ready to take on the world. Thank you!!!

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    1. Hi, Shelly! Welcome welcome welcome! Yessum, I knew you were out of town again, having read the message on your latest post. Seems you are doing plenty of globetrotting this year. I am very grateful that you swung by today to join the fun.

      You are so right. It's a trite expression, but it seems like only yesterday when ONJ and Shenna Easton were young and we were, too. Those were heady times and, to me, these ladies are the poster girls of class. They didn't have to wallow in sleaze to sell records and fill seats at concert venues.

      Nothing pleases me more than to know that my posts and the music I have selected put a song in your heart and a bounce in your step. That's what I'm here for.

      Thank you very much for your kind comments, dear friend Shelly, and enjoy the rest of your week!

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  12. I haven't seen Agents of Shield so it took me a minute to figure out that the lovely lady was on the show! But nonetheless I thought this was a funny spin on adding a television show into talking about talented music ladies. I love Olivia Newton John, she is a fabulous singer. I've heard a few Sheena Easton songs and I liked her Telefone song and video.
    Amia

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    1. Hi, Amia! Thank you very much for coming over! Although you're not familiar with Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. I'm glad you got some enjoyment and perhaps a few chuckles out of my Agents of S.H.A.D.Y. post.

      It would be hard to find two more universally admired female vocalists than Olivia and Sheena and I'm delighted to know you like them as well. That "Telefone" clip was taken from the hit music series Solid Gold, one of many such programs of the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s to showcase popular recording acts.

      Thank you again for your visit and comment, dear friend Amia. I hope you are having a super week and that it will continue to be just that. Talk to you soon!

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  13. Good evening dear Shady! Yes, the junk that's cranked out these days by over paid, under talented singers, can't hold a candle to Olivia or Sheena! I loved them both in their hayday and still do today. Thanks for showcasing them in this clever way! I've never seen Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. I'm too busy trying to keep up with my fav blogs I guess! Have a good week down south. I think we may be getting some warmer weather to finally bring out some leaves and blooms up here! Take care!

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    1. Hi, YaYa! I am very relieved to see you, dear friend, and I notice that you have a new blog post waiting for me. I was getting very worried about you after you blogged about that horrible storm a few nights ago, fearing your power was knocked out or worse. Your new post and your comment here are welcome sights.

      I'm sorry that I picked yet another TV series you don't watch but, more importantly, I'm delighted to know you share my high opinion of these two iconic ladies of song. They oozed class, didn't they?

      Thank you for your visit and kind comment, dear friend YaYa. I do indeed hope spring will be much kinder and gentler to the fine citizens of Ashland from now on. Take care!

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  14. All that and she has beautiful hair and eyebrows.

    (over here from Susies blog)

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    1. Hi, Sol! I agree that Chloe emerged from the deep end of the gene pool - plus, she's a really nice, down to earth person. I respect that about her. Thanks for visiting, Sol. I invite you to join the club and become a regular visitor. Have a great day!

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  15. Sweet ladies of S.H.A.D.Y. I love this post!. What fun my friend. Hugs!

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    1. Hi, Katie! Yessum, all three of these ladies are sweet as pie and I'm glad you liked the post. Thank you very much for coming, dear friend. Enjoy the rest of your week!

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  16. Kathleen Mae SchneiderMay 8, 2014 at 1:17 AM

    I don't know why I like Olivia Newton-John's and Sheena Easton' songs more - for the music itself or the time of my life they represent. Guess I don't really have to choose, do I?

    As for yet another television series I've never seen, I'll add Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to my list of must-sees once I get to a place in my life when t.v. can play a bigger part. In the meantime, I'll have to settle with this Cliff Notes version of the show. Thanks, Tom, because without it, I'd literally never know what I'm missing!

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    1. Hi, Kathleen! Thanks for dropping by, dear friend! It doesn't surprise me that I managed to pick another hit TV series that you don't watch. You are not alone. Seems I have a knack for posting music and memories that few of my friends share. However, since we're all here to learn as well as to be entertained, the opportunity to fill in the gaps and blind spots can be considered a good thing.

      These recordings by Olivia and Sheena were popular in the late 70s and early 80s. I trust they bring back memories of a time when you were a young woman raising your children. If you enjoyed these songs and they produced happy memories for you, then I am happy, too.

      Thank you again for breaking free to comment, dear friend Kathleen. I hope you and Mother are both feeling well and in good spirits these days. Enjoy the rest of your week and I'll see you back here on Mother's Day!

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  17. Tom! So sorry I haven't been by to visit. I haven't been blogging much at all because I was in the process of moving for the past month (Donnacha and I have broken up so we both moved out of the apartment) A lot of life changes including uncertainty about my job has meant I haven't been blogging that much. I can't wait to get back into it! Agents of SHIELD is on my To Watch list, my sister keeps trying to get me to watch it because she absolutely loves it!

    I hope you're doing well my friend!

    Emma x

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    1. Oh dear Emma, I am very sorry to learn that you and Donnacha have gone separate ways. It helps explain why you described recent months of your life as some of the greatest and the worst. I know how stressful the break up of a long term relationship can be. Uncertainty over your job only adds to the stress, but I know you'll be just fine if you give it time and stay focused on other things.

      I think you'd enjoy Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Sheffield, England's Elizabeth Henstridge is one of the stars of the series and a fan favorite. Mrs. Shady and I love the show.

      Thank you very much for reporting in, dear friend Emma. Please take good care of yourself and remember that you have friends around the world who care about you, including me. Bless you!

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  18. Olivia was a favorite of mine and Sheena was my companion during Jazzercise (does that date me?) when my kids were little littles. I've never seen Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D - maybe I should give it a try?

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    1. Hi, karen! Yessum, you should definitely give Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. a try. It's coming up on the end of a successful first season and it really holds your interest with likable (and hateable) characters, action, special FX, plot twists and blindsides.

      I'm delighted that you know and like these two female pop super stars and that they triggered memories for you. Thank you very much for your kind visit and comments, dear friend karen. Have a great weekend and a happy Mother's Day!

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  19. My husband still has the hots for Olivia Newton John. :-)

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    1. Hi, Coffee Lady, and welcome to SDM&M! I'm thrilled to have you as my newest follower and appreciate your visit today.

      I'm sure your husband is only one of gazillions of men around the globe who remain captivated by Olivia. Her music has charms to soothe a savage breast and her smile could stop a charging rhino.

      Thank you again for your kind visit and comment, dear Coffee Lady. Now I'm heading back over to your place!

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