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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!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Night of the Living Echo Boomers!


DARKNESS FALLS ACROSS THE LAND

THE MIDNIGHT HOUR IS CLOSE AT HAND


CREATURES CRAWL IN SEARCH OF BLOOD

TO TERRORIZE Y'AWL'S NEIGHBORHOOD

AND WHOSOEVER SHALL BE FOUND

WITHOUT THE SOUL FOR GETTING DOWN

MUST STAND AND FACE THE HOUNDS OF HELL

AND ROT INSIDE A CORPSE'S SHELL

- excerpt from Shady Del Knight's "I Have a Nightmare"
campaign speech delivered Sept. 7, 2016, Des Moines, IA.

Welcome to part 9 of my year long series
on the up-and-coming female stars of
modern pop, pop rock and pop rap.
Halloween is almost upon us and
the young ladies who have been
haunting this series are here to
get you into the spirit. Is there a
ghost of a chance you'll like what
these ghoul-feinds have to offer?

LITTLE MIX


Little Mix is a four member girl group formed
exclusively for the 2011 season of The X Factor
and the only group to win the competition so far.
Their victory landed Little Mix a record deal and
they started releasing singles and albums in the
pop, R&B dance-pop and Synthpop categories.
At the end of 2015, Get Weird, the third
album by Little Mix, came close to
the top 10 on the Billboard 200.


A few months earlier, Little Mix released
"Black Magic" as the lead single from
the album and it zoomed to #1 on
the chart in the UK and Scotland.

FICTION AND FACT
FROM SHADY'S ALMANAC:

The Little Mix song "Black Magic" is not to
be confused with "That Old Black Magic,"

...the song Swinging hipster Buddy Love
sang to Stella in The Nutty Professor!

 "Black Magic" - Little Mix 
 (June 2015, highest chart pos. 
 #24 US Mainstream Top 40 
 #1 UK and Scotland, from 
 Nov. 2015 album Get Weird

Herman Munster says start playing
the video at the 1:02 MARK!





BECKY G


Shirley you must remember Becky G
(Rebecca Gomez) from Urban Decay.
Becky's the caliente California girl
who is still in her teens but raps
like a thirty year veteran.


In 2012, Becky G teamed up with singer/rapper
will.i.am, a founding member of The Black-Eyed
Peas, to record "Problem" (The Monster Remix),"
a song used in the soundtrack of the animated
motion picture Hotel Transylvania.

 "Problem (The Monster Remix)" 
 Becky G feat. will.i.am (from 
 2012 movie Hotel Transylvania

Herman Munster says start playing
the video at the 45 SEC MARK!





LADY GAGA

While some of the artists in this series are
newcomers, others are household names.


With 200 music industry awards to her credit,
singer, songwriter, actress, style icon, philan-
thropist and social activist Lady Gaga is one
of the most widely known and best selling
artists of all time. "MANiCURE," a song
from Gaga's third studio album ARTPOP,
works well in this highlight reel from the
campy Fox horror series Scream Queens.

 "MANiCURE" - Lady Gaga 
 (from Nov. 2013 album ARTPOP
 scenes from TV series Scream Queens

Herman Munster says start playing
the video at the 27 SEC MARK!





FIFTH HARMONY


I introduced the Miami-based X Factor
girl group Fifth Harmony back in


In August 2015, Fifth Harmony released the
single "I'm in Love With a Monster," a song
they recorded for the soundtrack of Hotel
Transylvania 2. Beware: the booming tuba
on this track might blow out your woofer.
It's all about that bass, no treble!

 "I'm in Love With a Monster" 
 Fifth Harmony (Aug./Sept. 2015, 
 highest chart pos. #23 Belgium, 
 from film & album Hotel Transylvania 2

Herman Munster says start playing
the video at the 47 SEC MARK!




ICON FOR HIRE



Led by Swedish-born singer/songwriter Ariel
(Bloomer), Icon For Hire is an alt rock and
electronic rock band from Decatur, Illinois.
In August 2011, Icon For Hire released their
debut album Scripted. One of the tracks,
"Off With Her Head," is a perfect
song for Halloween!

 "Off With Her Head" 
 Icon For Hire (from the  
 Aug. 2011 album Scripted

Herman Munster says start playing
the video at the 51 SEC MARK!





BEA MILLER

You met 17 year old Bea Miller
earlier this month in Sugar N Spice.


She's the Jersey girl firing on all cylinders
as a singer, songwriter and actress. In the
summer of 2015, Bea released her debut
album Not An Apology and it brushed
the top 5 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Pair-mit me to introduce "Dracula,"
 one of the songs on the album.
(You can fang me later.)

 "Dracula" - Bea Miller 
 (from July 2015 album 
 Not An Apology

Herman Munster says start playing
the video at the 33 SEC MARK!




I hope you enjoyed these scary hits
by modern misses. Stick around
for part 10 coming soon!

Have a Shady day!

36 comments:

  1. "For no mere mortal can resist
    The evil of the thriller"

    I read the opening monologue in vincent price's voice. my dance party this week will feature a haunting tune...which one? tune in saturday to find out! :)

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    1. Hi, anne marie!

      Thank you very much for coming, my dear Philly Phriend! :) My oh my, you seem to awake at all hours of the day and night. Do you ever sleep? :) Mrs. S and I were up at 5 this morning because she’s heading out of town on business. While she drank her morning coffee she was kind enough to take a look at the post.

      Yessum, you got it right. That’s the famous Vincent Price "rap"... the spoken word segment leading into the song and dance portion of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” the iconic, big budget mini horror movie voted as the most influential pop music video of all time, I remember being totally blown away when “Thriller” made its world debut on MTV.

      Your comment reminds me of the time when I was learning to read in school and the teacher told the class that we are not supposed to “hear” in our minds the words that we read on the page. That has never been the case for me, a highly auditory person. When I read, I hear the words spoken in a voice, sometimes my own, and other times a character. I cannot read the “Thriller” piece w/o hearing the delightfully creepy and mischievous voice of my favorite horror actor Vincent Price.

      Thanks again for coming to chat, dear friend anne marie!

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    2. I wrote my comment at 6a with a cuppa cawfee in hand. I usually sleep between 9p-5a. it takes HARD WORK to be this gorgeous (NOT!).

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    3. Hi, anne marie!

      Early to bed, early to rise... :)

      Mrs. Shady and I practically need a transfusion of black coffee every morning to pry our eyes open for the day. :)

      Thanks again for dropping by, dear friend!

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  2. Ha— this is another clever post for Halloween— loaded with ambiance! It was a hoot to see Vincent Price, Jerry Lewis and Herman Munster all in the same post— and to read the words to the intro of Michael Jackson’s Thriller. As for the music— there are some wonderful performances among these girls and girl groups. I remember Becky G, Fifth Harmony, Lady Gaga and Bea Miller from previous posts and enjoyed all of these new songs by them. Bea Miller's Dracula is a cute song.

    It was exciting to hear Little Mix for the first time. Their girl group harmony is terrific and Black Magic is a fun song. Icon For Hire was a surprise— a band with a harder alternative rock sound— I really like their sound. Fun post as always!

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    1. Hi, Kathryn!

      Thank you very much for coming to see the latest in my series of Halloween posts and the latest in my year-long pop series.

      For starters, for those unfamiliar with the term, "echo boomers" are millennials, members of Generation Y, young people born in the 1980s or 1990s. The artists featured in this post all fit within that age range.

      Yessum, that's Vincent Price there at the top of the post. Seems the camera caught him at a very embarrassing moment because the man is blushing to beat the band. :) Either that or he fell asleep in the tanning booth. :) But seriously, that picture is taken from one of my favorite Vincent Price movies, The Masque of the Red Death, a Roger Corman adaptation of the short story by Edgar Allan Poe.

      The Nutty Professor is one of my favorite movies and I figured the Jekyll and Hyde plot of that film ties in nicely at Halloween as does the Buddy Love song “That Old Black Magic.”

      Of course The Munsters was one of my favorite TV shows and I thought I’d invite Herman Munster over and press him into service giving time saving tips on the videos. For the benefit of the other readers, I want to let you know that I don't expect you to take time to listen to 5 or more videos from beginning to end. If you have time to do so and are that interested, that's great, but I have been providing these time cues so that you can skip to the chorus and get the gist of the recordings by listening for only a few seconds. So if you have 10 seconds to devote to each song, you will be able to sample all the music in a typical post in one minute, not much more.

      I’m delighted to know you enjoyed these pop, rap and rock artists and their Halloween themed songs. I had Little Mix scheduled all year long and couldn’t wait to introduce them in this series. They are excellent, one of my favorite girl groups. Icon For Hire was an exciting find for me. In style and in sound, Icon For Hire reminds me of Eyes Set To Kill, another of my favorite female-led rock bands, one that I introduced on SDMM in November of last year.

      Thank you again for dropping by, Kathryn, and enjoy the rest of your week!

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  3. Thanx for sharin this fun Halloween post, friend Shady ... have always been gaga for Gaga and Herman ... if they got married and had offspring, dat would be the ultimate ... smiles ... anyway, me will be spendin Halloween in the middle of the South Pacific with sporadic WIFI ... see you again soon. Love, cat.

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    1. Hi, cat!

      How are you, dear feline friend? Thanks for coming down from Canada for a look and a listen as I present another H-ween post which doubles as part 9 of my pop series. I'm thrilled to know you went Gaga over it. :)

      It boggles the mind to think of Lady Gaga and Herman Munster marrying and having children. The pop idol would surely live up to her nickname Mother Monster. :) I suppose the moniker would need to be changed to Mother Munster. :)

      WHAT??? You are heading to the South Pacific? Oh my goodness, how nice! I do hope you can stay in touch. At the very least I look forward to seeing pictures and videos you take on your adventure. Please stay safe and come back and see me soon, dear friend cat!

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  4. I do have to confess to owning all of Little Mix's albums, and they are good. They have a new one out soon so it will be interesting to see what the next few single releases by them will be like.

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    1. Hey, Joey!

      How are you, good buddy? Thanks a lot for coming over! FYI - I needed to move this post up from Friday to today because of a logistical conflict. I'm glad you stopped by to see it.

      I have a large number of favorite songs by Little Mix and the outstanding girl group will be back to perform in two more posts in December including the finale of the series around Christmas.

      Like you I hope Little Mix can keep delivering high quality songs and videos in future album releases.

      Thanks again for joining the fun, Joey, and enjoy the rest of your week!

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  5. I remember that song from Hotel Transylvania.
    That was your campaign speech? I'm voting for you on November 8.

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    1. Hi, Alex!

      Thanks for coming, good buddy!

      Yessir, you have both the original movie, Hotel Transylvania, and the sequel, Hotel Transylvania 2, represented here with one song apiece by Becky G and Fifth Harmony. Another sequel in the animated movie series, HT3, is slated to be released just in time for H-ween 2018.

      "I have a nightmare" and I urge you to go to the polls on November 8 and vote for the Shady Del Knight of your choice! :)

      Thanks again, good buddy Alex!

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  6. "Darkness falls across the land"...one of my favorite poems, recited by the man with the smoothest, eeriest voice ever!!! Needless to say, it probably wouldn't have earned many points from our high school teachers, lol!

    So good to see Herman, he is ageless, isn't he! And, Jerry Lewis was great in 'The Nutty Professor'.

    So, all of these videos and songs are Halloween appropriate, they are fun,cute, and,the songs have great dance beats. You know, I've always wanted to see Hotel Transylvania, Scootie has seen it on our Netflix-I'll have to watch it this weekend. I can see where these songs would fit in to the movie in a cool way! And, 'will.i.am' did a good job in Monster Remix. I think it's a great idea to utilize the talents of our millennial artists in children's movies. It shows a kind of maturity and, I guess a certain respect to the industry and to children.

    This was a really good post, Shady! Sorry I'm later in the day. Today is Scootie's Birthday, and I've been getting some Birthday/Halloween decor together for a celebration. I should be seeing him this weekend, so I want to be ready. At this point I'm a bit worn out too!

    Thank you for putting this together, I always love a good spook! Trick or Treat! I made slip in a photo or two before Hallow's Eve. Take care, my friend! ♫

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    1. Hi, Suzanne!

      How're ya doing, dear friend? Thanks for popping over from Texas! :)

      I just loved Vincent Price and was sad when he passed away 23 years ago yesterday, right before Halloween 1993. I highly recommend his horror movies, several of which were adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe's works brought to the big screen by one of my favorite producer/directors Roger Corman. The first picture in the post is from The Masque of the Red Death (1964).

      Happy birthday to Scootie from Shady! I hope he enjoys the party you throw for him this weekend. As Scootie might remind you, there are two Hotel Transylvania movies, the original and a sequel. A third installment of the animated series is scheduled for release just before Halloween 2018.

      Yessum, you saw Britney Spears a couple of weeks ago doing a number from Smurfs 2. It's nice to see modern pop stars lending their talents to the soundtracks of movies for children. Many of the songs are great dance tunes and I use them to pace my evening workouts.

      Thank you again for your kind visit and excellent comments, dear friend Suzanne. Get some rest, stay in touch and enjoy the rest of your week.

      God bless!

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  7. Oh, yeah. Halloween is only a few days away. And after that...Thanksgiving and Xmas, and wow, 2017! Where did the year go?

    Sorry for being absent for quite a while. I have some issues with my wifi.

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    1. Hi, Lux!

      Welcome back to SDMM, my dear friend around the world! I've been a missin' you! I wrote a comment for your blog a while back and it was never published. That made me think you had unfriended me. I'm very happy to see that isn't the case.

      Yessum, sweet friend, the year has flown by and now we head into the string of holidays that closes out 2016. It is hard to believe, but I can tell you that many people in this country are eager to get '16 over with.

      I hope you recognized Little Mix, Fifth Harmony and other acts in this post. I know you are tuned in to today's western music.

      Thanks again for your visit and comment, dear friend Lux!

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  8. Another fine installment here, just in time for Halloween! Haha on your campaign speech!! Loved seeing Vincent Price: reminds me of all his scary movies from back when I was a kid...

    My favorites this time around were LittleMix's Black Magic and Becky G: that girl can rap! And I'm not a fan of rap. Was cool seeing will.i.am -- he's a very giving guy, helping people with their mortgages back in the mortgage crisis. Not sure if he's still doing it but I was very impressed with his generosity.
    And who doesn't love Lady Gaga??!!

    My very favorite this installment is I'm in Love With a Monster. Who hasn't been in love with a monster at one time or another? ☺️

    Great scarylicious collection Shady!

    Michele at Angels Bark


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    1. Hi, Michele!

      Thank you very much for making time for a visit this week, a busy one for you I'm sure.

      Yessum, the H-ween posts just keep on comin' and I still have one more up my sleeve scheduled for Monday the 31st.

      Vincent Price meant a lot to me. He was a major presence in my life beginning in 1953 when he starred in House of Wax, the first horror movie I remember seeing at age three. In 1954 I Saw Vincent in the title role of The Mad Magician; in '58 The Fly; '59 The Tingler and The Bat; '60 House of Usher; '61 Pit and the Pendulum; '62 Tales of Terror and Tower of London; '63 The Raven, Diary of a Madman and The Haunted Palace; '64 The Last Man On Earth, The Masque of the Red Death and the Tomb of Ligeia; '68 The Conqueror Worm; '69 The Oblong Box; '70 Scream and Scream Again; '71 The Abominable Dr. Phibes; '73 Theatre of Blood; '74 Madhouse; '81 The Monster Club and 1990 Edward Scissorhands. Vincent was the greatest!

      I'm pleased to know you enjoyed the smooth girl group harmony of Little Mix and the pop rap style of Becky G. I have more will.i.am collaborations coming in future posts. Thanks for naming a Pick To Click, Fifth Harmony with "I'm in Love With a Monster."

      It is always a delight to have you over, Michele. Thanks again for coming. I hope your aching heart is on the mend and that you are regaining your composure day by day. Remember that your dad would want you to dry your eyes, laugh, have fun and be happy and move forward with your life. I will continue to think about you and pray for you, my dear friend.

      God bless!

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    2. Well, I was just talkin' to my Dad. But not without dry eyes. I had the day from Hell yesterday: first of all, I have squirrels in my attic. They got in through the chimney, which I found out the wood was rotted at the bottom of it and they got in that way. So I called my contractor and he came over and repaired and painted the whole chimney which cost me $825, then I paid $270 for the rodent guy to come set traps for the little bastards -- and they aren't going into the traps either because I can hear them up there still! Then I took my truck into the shop for an oil change and front end alignment but my mechanic called and I need shocks and a tie-rod arm and some other bullshit so that bill is going to over $800. THEN I went to the dentist because I was having problems with my tooth and here it is split so they have to pull it and I have to get an implant which is going to cost me $4000. Can I get a friggin' break here??!!! Yesterday was not a good day...
      So that's my tale of woe. I just want to throw in the towel. Speaking of towels, i just went in and put my face into my Dad's face towel and cried. It still smells like him and he always smelled so good...I'm never going to wash it. It's just going to hang on the back of the door where he always kept it. Does that sound silly??

      Anyway, my weekend isn't starting off so great. Hope you have a better one than mine!!
      XOXO

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    3. Hi, Michele!

      We tell all here on SDMM and I thank you for sharing. I am very sorry to hear about all of the hassles you have been dealing with at the same time, making it even more of a challenge to work through your period of mourning.

      Mrs. Shady and I watched a TV series about various kinds of home infestations. When critters decide to make your home their home they can be quite stubborn and unwilling to leave. I hope it all works out. It seem like every time you let a mechanic get his hands on your vehicle you can count on him finding numerous expensive problems that need immediate attention. $800 for that plus almost $1,100 for the chimney repair and varmint removal plus another $4,000 for your tooth amounts to a big blow to your budget this month. Again I am so sorry.

      You might want to place your dad's towel inside an air tight plastic zip bag to preserve his scent as long as possible. I pray that it gives you comfort. I also hope that our friendship will continue to give you comfort. It certainly comforts me.

      Thank you again for writing, dear friend Michele. Contact me anytime day or night, here on via email. I am a good listener and I care about you.

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    4. Thanks Shady. That means so much to me! And right back atcha!

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    5. One squirrel has been caught! He's been taken away and will be released several miles from here. Yay! Hopefully that's the only one up there but there is another trap set and they'll come back to check it on Tuesday... I'm so relieved. My stomach was in absolute knots over this squirrel!

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    6. Hi, dearie!

      It takes two to tango, :) so if there was only one critter in your attic and he has been captured and returned to the wild, then your problem should be solved. I hope so. Mrs. S and I are both light sleepers. If she hears water dripping from a faucet she freaks out, so imagine how we would react if we heard squirrels scurrying around above us. :)

      Please take Tums for your tummy and have a good weekend, my wonderful friend! :)

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  9. It seems like I've heard the "Black Magic" song before, but maybe it just sounds like something else I've heard. Don't remember them from "X Factor", but I guess I missed a lot of those shows. Besides I don't remember what I did yesterday let alone a show from a number of years ago.

    I do remember seeing Fifth Harmony. They seem to have the most traditional sound, but I'm not going to be buying any of their albums. When I was a middle-schooler I might have because it's about monsters and back then I was really into anything monster.

    I guess Icon for Hire is the music I'd get into the most, but I wouldn't get into it very deep I guess.

    Now I need some soothing sounds of Rachmaninoff or something. I'm getting old.

    You can count me in as another Vincent Price fan.

    Arlee Bird
    Tossing It Out

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    1. "Now I need some soothing sounds of Rachmaninoff or something."

      I got one for you:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVg2EJvvlF8

      (and THAT'S how you pivot.)

      I believe in John Lennon with all my heart. His spirit lives on within me. His light shines on through me. People who try their best to crush the youthful spirit and idealism that many millions of us still carry inside from our adolescence, dismissing it as naiveté, are themselves lost and hopeless. They have hardened their hearts and their attitudes.

      Yes, it is my blog and I can change the subject and drift off topic anytime I want, and I always get the last word.

      I moved up Friday's post to Wednesday as a courtesy to you. I wanted to get the Freak Show post off the front page in a hurry to spare you embarrassment. I didn't want people who know and like you to read your comment mocking the daughter of a presidential candidate. Poking fun at the candidates themselves is one thing, but the candidates' children? NO! It was a cheap shot and I was shocked that you were capable of it. It was far worse than anything I wrote on Chris Martin's blog the other day and got booted out the door as a result. Truth be told, Chris was a great friend and I am bitter about losing him. To your credit, you seem to be trying to press the reset button, because your comment today was a good one. Offended as I was by the language and tone used in your previous comment, I make it a policy to tolerate opposing viewpoints on SDMM. I believe that cooler heads prevail and there is always hope for negotiation and reconciliation, even between people who are poles apart in their model of what America can and should be. I am very weary of this long and bitter presidential campaign, the ugliest, most disgraceful spectacle many of us have ever witnessed in U.S. politics, one that has turned brother against brother in an American Civil War of the 21st century. War is the opposite of fun and fun is all I want my blog to be about. It brings me down to visit other blogs that continue to politicize their content and I will avoid those blogs. I don't like to get into debates with people. Debating is highly unlikely to change either debater's mind and, as we saw this week over at Chris Martin's, it destroys friendships.

      Now it is my turn to press the reset button and I already have.

      Thank you for your comment, Arlee, and have a nice day.

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  10. Another perfect Halloween lineup. ☺ My favourites were "I'm in Love with a Monster"; catchy '60s vibe and "Off with Her Head"; it rocks! I saw Gaga on James Cordon the other night. I'm glad she's dispensed with all the silly gimmicks and is relying on her talent (amazing voice!) these days. It was fun to see Vincent Price and Herman Munster again. Cheers!

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    1. Hi, Debbie the Doglady!

      Are you still in Canada or are you in California this week? Wherever you are I am very happy to see you. Thanks for coming!

      I'm glad you enjoyed my latest Halloween post filled with girly voiced female pop singers. :) I thought you'd like Icon For Hire. I suspect that I subconsciously included them in this post as a treat for you. :) I love their sound. They remind me of Eyes Set To Kill, another female-fronted alt rock/metal band that I featured last year.

      Yessum, it's good to see Gaga move beyond gimmicks. An established artist with a gazillion awards and records sold, she no longer needs them.

      Thank you again for making time for a visit today, dear friend Debbie. Please stay safe in your travels to and around California. I hope the work you need to do out there won't be too emotionally wrenching or exhausting. I'll be thinking about you. Please stay in touch.

      Cheers, dear friend!

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    2. I'm still in Canada. Leaving for Cali late Sunday afternoon. Can't say I'm looking forward to it, but the weather will certainly be better. It's turned cold and rainy here. I'm taking the laptop, of course! It's a good distraction. Thanks for including a rock number among the "pop tarts". ☺

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    3. Hi, Debbie!

      Then your trip is indeed fast approaching. I wish you safe travels and fine weather out there and I hope you get everything done w/o too much hassle or mental anguish.

      It'll be great if you can stay in touch via laptop. I will also be on the road and using a laptop for a few days next week.

      I'm so glad you enjoyed my musical menu: pop tarts with a sprinkling of rock salt. :)

      Thanks again for touching base, dear friend Debbie!

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  11. Hi Shady,

    Fun Munsterous post! Growing up in the 60's , I LOVED watching Herman and the Munsters,
    (Addams Family, too)!

    I can barely believe I never heard of Little Mix! I did enjoy their songs! My favorite on this post is Fifth Harmony's, "I'm in love with the monster"! I tend to like all their hits. Coming in a close second is Bea's , "Dracula". Rob Zombies," Dragula" is still tops for me! LOL!

    Toni Deroche

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    1. Hi, Toni!

      I'm happy to see you, dear friend. Thanks for attending this week's Halloween party!

      Yessum, I watched The Munsters and The Addams Family, too, and I liked The Munsters a lot more. Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis and Yvonne De Carlo were all great comedic actors. I thought the writing was better on The Munsters, the situations and lines of dialogue funnier, and the cast chemistry really clicked. It's hard to believe that Herman (Fred Gwynne) died more than 23 years ago. Grandpa (Al Lewis) passed away in 2006 and Lily (Yvonne) died in 2007.

      It is an enormous surprise to me that you never heard of Little Mix. I thought you would be the one telling me all about them. Maybe it is because they are English and the Fifth Harmony group is from Miami, USA. Little Mix has gobs of great recordings, more than Fifth Harmony in my opinion, and I will be bringing you more of their work in upcoming posts.

      It pleases me that you got a kick out of Bea Miller's song in which she yearns for a boyfriend like Dracula, proof that girls really do prefer bad boys. :) I remember how much you like that Rob Zombie song. So do I!

      Thank you again for your kind visit and comment, dear friend Toni, and enjoy your Friday and the weekend!

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  12. You've primed us for a great Halloween, Shady! Thanks for including Lady Gaga. She is one of my favorites. Have to say that I don't know Little Mix. Well, I didn't before today. Happy Halloween.

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    1. Hi, Cheryl Lee!

      How are you, dear friend? Thanks for popping in to see the latest in this year's Halloween series.

      I didn't know you are a fan of Lady Gaga. Thanks for telling me! I think the reason why you don't know Little Mix is because they are a British girl group and not quite as well known in this country as Fifth Harmony and The Pussycat Dolls.

      Happy Halloween to you, too, dear friend C-Lee. Thanks again for coming by and enjoy your weekend!

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  13. Ahhh Vincent Price- such a classic!!!
    Hotel Transylvania is too cute. I love your Halloween posts. all of them. Your humor and creativity really come out. I am just sorry i'm late to the dance . You're alright Shadester!! :)

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    1. Hi, dearie!

      I'm going back and finding all these wonderful comments of yours. They mean an awful lot to me, dear friend!

      I hope you are well and in good spirits. Thanks again for joining the fun!

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