I wanna be around

Day 29~ A song from your childhood

The very first song I remember deeming as my favorite was Tony Bennett’s I Wanna Be Around.  Odd choice, I’ll admit.  But while other kids my age where listening to Michael Jackson and John Cougar (with or without the Mellencamp), I was spinning Tony Bennett’s record in my room.  Yes, I said record.  I can distinctly remember playing it over and over again, belting out the lyrics.  Long before I realized how bad my singing voice was, I serenaded Pinkie the Bear and my 100 other stuffed animals.  My sister & brother were at school and I alone to entertain my Barbies and toys.  For the life of me, I can’t remember what song was on the other side of the record but I’ll never forget the words to I wanna be around.

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6 Responses to I wanna be around

  1. Duh says:

    Can we share our songs with you?? This was my favorite childhood song, and I played it on a record player too. lol

  2. Chris says:

    Yes! I totally want people to share their song that fits the day too!!! As long as it’s not this song… really, this explains a lot 😉

  3. Dan says:

    Also on a record.

  4. Traci Meendering says:

    Loved me some Whitney…So Emotional was great! “Ain’t is shocking what love can do…” hahaha I remember watching the video on MTV back when they actually played videos…

  5. Chris says:

    That was a long time ago!!! Back when Whitney could still sing too

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