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Music Monday: We’ve All Got the Blues!

Posted by on Mon, June 16th, 2014 at 10:00 am

Happy Monday!  See if you recognize the quote below:

“It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark… and we’re wearing sunglasses. Hit it.”

This comes from one of my favorite movies of all time – The Blues Brothers!  In today’s Music Monday, we pay respect to this classic film, which premiered in Chicago 34 years ago on this day in 1980!  With so many great scenes and songs in this film, it’s hard to pick out a favorite – but this will surely do:

Enjoy!

Music Monday Trivia Question: How many total cars were wrecked during the filming of this movie?  And – what was the year, make and model of the “Bluesmobile?”

Congrats to: Chrissy83, JANICEU and swaguser63299160!  103 cars were destroyed during filming.  And of course, the Bluesmobile was a 1974 Dodge Monaco!

Music Monday Discussion Question: This movie blends music and comedy perfectly.  What other music-themed movies made an impact on your life or are just ones you love to watch?

Let us know in the comments below and tomorrow, 3 random people will win 25 Swag Bucks!

Thanks for your great comments!  Check your ledger to see if you were a winner of 25 SB!

Have a great Monday and week!

-Scotty K, Team Swagbucks

Music Monday: Who Are You?

Posted by on Mon, May 19th, 2014 at 10:30 am
Happy Monday!  Who’s ready to rock this week out?! In today’s Music Monday we’re celebrating the 69th birthday of one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time. Who? The Who’s Pete Townshend, of course! Happy Birthday Pete!! And, as the principal songwriter for the group, he’s penned some of rocks greatest songs.  Here’s one: ... Read More »

Music Monday: My Billy, Sweet Billy Boy

Posted by on Mon, May 12th, 2014 at 11:30 am
Happy Music Monday!  Today we celebrate the birth of a true legend of Rock n Roll!  On this day in 1950, William Haislip Squier arrived on the scene.  32 years later he scored a major hit with ‘The Stroke.’ Happy Birthday Billy Squier!  Sit back and rock out to this amazing jam! Music Monday Trivia ... Read More »

Music Monday: Apples to Apples?

Posted by on Mon, April 21st, 2014 at 10:00 am
Happy Monday!  Being from Minnesota, I’ll always have spot in my heart for Prince.  And when I was younger, I used to give myself a buzz cut, so I suppose that means I’ll also have a spot for Sinead O’Connor too! For today’s Music Monday, I’ve found a way to pay homage to them both! ... Read More »

Music Monday Gets Bombastic!

Posted by on Mon, April 14th, 2014 at 12:00 pm
During the early ’90s hip hop went through decidedly melodic phase dubbed “alternative hip hop, with the likes of De La Soul, 3rd Bass and today’s Music Monday selection by the Canadian duo – Dream Warriors.  Alternative hip hop fuses traditional hip hop elements with reggae, funk, soul and jazz. Today’s Music Monday selection was ... Read More »

Music Monday: Spring Tour ’14 Style!

Posted by on Mon, April 7th, 2014 at 11:30 am
The Swagbucks Spring Tour ’14 is off to a great start!  We hope you’re having fun and earning a lot of points for your team! Since this week we’ll all be globetrotters, we figured for Music Monday there’s no better choice than “On the Road Again” by Willie Nelson! Or, maybe you prefer the Donkey ... Read More »

Music Monday: Gotta Cut Loose

Posted by on Mon, March 31st, 2014 at 11:00 am
It’s the last Music Monday of March!  One quarter of 2014 is done! That went quickly, right?! Today, we have something just wonderful to celebrate! 30 years ago TODAY, Kenny Loggins started a three week run at No. 1 on the US singles chart with his hit ‘Footloose.’  Let’s admit it, we’ve all put this ... Read More »

Music Monday: What is This…Velvet?

Posted by on Mon, March 24th, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Happy Monday, Swagvillians!  Hope your weekend was stellar.  In today’s Music Monday, I’d like to give a shout out to our Canadian members! On this day in music, 24 years ago, Canadian singer Alannah Myles started a two week run at No. 1 on the US charts with her song ‘Black Velvet.”  I can remember ... Read More »

Music Monday: A Birthday Tune We Can All Sing

Posted by on Mon, March 10th, 2014 at 11:00 am
Happy Monday!  It’s a special day in Swag Nation (well, every day is special really) but on THIS day, a certain number of years ago – I was born.  Yes – today is my birthday! Music has always been a huge part of my life, whether I’m singing a song in the car, rocking out ... Read More »

Music Monday – The Eagles Make Things Peaceful, Easy

Posted by on Mon, February 24th, 2014 at 11:30 am
Our 6th Birthday is tomorrow!!  It will surely be an exciting day, with our 6th Birthday Team Challenge and Swag Bucks galore!  Today, for Music Monday we celebrate the 38th anniversary of a great milestone in music history. On this day in 1976, The Eagles ‘Greatest Hits’ became the first album to be certified platinum by ... Read More »