fripodding and carwashing: “car wash” – rose royce


Today’s friPod special will be short and sweet, due to the ridiculously nice weather outside, and my laziness for not writing this entry earlier. Plus I have my usual friDay lunch date I never like to be late for because the blood thirsty dragons eat my food when I’m not there. But, that’s another story.

I picked this song for Sam, my car, whom I thought I’d be trading in this weekend. Heck, the weekend isn’t over yet… but there is more bird fecal matter than I’d like to see and probably in places I’m not even aware of. So perhaps a proper bath is in order as Sam and I continue to ride out together. At least before it gets cold again. Let me just throw in… the economy sucks.

But let’s talk about the song Car Wash! And yes, it is a popular movie from back in the 70’s. I’ve seen it once way back when I was a wee movie watcher. Of course, at that age, I didn’t really know what I was watching. I just laughed when everyone else did. But I was aware of the song way before I knew about the movie.

What’s great about the song is it makes working at a car wash sound like it’s the best job ever. But when you go to a car wash, do you ever see these happy excited people? Do you even hear the song being played? Probably not. But no worries, it’s still a fun song and I’d probably play it if I were washing my own car at home. Certainly I could do that today, but I’d rather spend time being dry. Don’t call me a party pooper, I just have different standards of fun.

And don’t let my feelings on staying dry keep you from wanting to party down while washing your car (or getting you car washed) and you want a little splish splash too. Totally a funky song for the funky times back then. I also know this because it was a track on my Pure Funkalbum. Remember those commercials? I’d YouTube it for you… but like I said, this is supposed to be short.

Advertisements
Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in car, fripodding, ipod, music, weekend

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 )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ 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 )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,961 other followers

Follow the indoob! network on WordPress.com
April 2009
S M T W T F S
« Mar   May »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
Blog Stats
  • 27,230 hits
  • episode 80 - lime adjacent or: how i learned to stop worrying and love the event horizon August 9, 2018
    Sterling has been busy during his social media hiatus designing t-shirts but mostly playing the cult classic Katamari Damacy. Kortney has been beating the summer heat by embracing it with hot yoga. Meanwhile is Sheboygan, bratwurst is celebrated over the weekend and BHF Best Name goes to artist and innovator Dox Thrash. Later, Sterling shares an article from […]
  • episode 79 - the couch shimmy July 26, 2018
    Berto aka @DryBertini joins Sterling and Kortney to talk about best movie musicals and what qualifies as a movie musical. Meanwhile, Sterling recounts the minor tragedies befallen upon him the past week from spider webs to near bear attacks. Model trains are the rave in Sheboygan and CAbin in the Sky is featured in the Black History Fact this episode. 
  • episode 78 - the war on xmas July 11, 2018
    Vilissa Thompson returns for the Christmas in July special for the first episode in the Fan Appreciation Month. Want to know why Christmas is abbreviated to Xmas and who’s fault it was? How did some slaves celebrate Christmas? And what are the listeners favorite and most hated Christmas songs? Find all of that and more in this very jolly episode. Xmas Origin […]
%d bloggers like this: