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Music Monday – Dock Of The Bay

Posted by on Mon, March 11th, 2013 at 9:00 am

Exactly 45 years ago today, Otis Redding’s “Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay” went gold in the United States.  This song was first recorded in 1967, and tragically, just a few days later Otis Redding passed away in a plane crash.  Redding’s legacy lives on, however, as the song grew to an immensely popular success.  Let’s take a listen today as we remember the musician whose songs and lyrics will live on forever.


Music Monday – Ruby Tuesday

Posted by on Mon, March 4th, 2013 at 9:00 am

Exactly 46 years ago today, the Rolling Stones went to number 1 on the US Singles Chart with their hit, Ruby Tuesday.  “According to Keith Richards in a 1971 Rolling Stone interview, he wrote the song in a Los Angeles hotel room in early 1966 about a groupie he knew; he has also stated that […]

Music Monday – Happy Birthday

Posted by on Mon, February 25th, 2013 at 12:00 pm

I love birthdays – especially when they’re mine!  Is everyone having fun so far celebrating Swagbucks’ 5th birthday?  How many Swag Bucks have you found in codes so far?  Remember, you have the opportunity to earn up to 135 Swag Bucks just through codes alone, and by the end of the day, 5 of you […]

Music Monday – Money

Posted by on Mon, February 18th, 2013 at 9:00 am

In just one short week, 5 lucky Swaggernauts will be $1,000 richer, and all of our party goers will be tens, dozens, hundreds, and even thousands of Swag Bucks richer!  That’s right – Swagbucks is turning five on Monday, February 25th and we hope you’ll all be there to help us celebrate!  If it’s not […]

Music Monday – Set Fire To The Rain

Posted by on Mon, February 11th, 2013 at 9:00 am

What did you guys think of the Grammys last night?  I thought the Ed Sheeran and Elton John performance was a nice, unexpected collaboration.  I’m also a big fan of Fun, and I absolutely love their new song, Carry On, that they performed.  I bet it’s a lot harder to perform when you have rain […]

Music Monday – Halftime

Posted by on Mon, February 4th, 2013 at 9:00 am

How did everyone enjoy the Super Bowl yesterday?  I don’t know about you, but I found the power outage to be very exciting – certainly more exciting than the actual football game!  And even more exciting than that was the halftime show.  I thought Beyonce did a great job, and it was nice to see […]

Music Monday – Angel

Posted by on Mon, January 28th, 2013 at 9:00 am

Today is Sarah McLachlan’s 45th birthday.  Sarah was born on January 28, 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.  She started voice lessons as a child and fronted a rock band at the age of 17.  She is known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range, and as of 2009, she has sold over 40 million […]

Music Monday – Xylophone Beast

Posted by on Mon, January 21st, 2013 at 9:00 am

Every now and then you come across a musician that just really catches your attention.  Maybe it’s a voice that brings tears to your eyes.  Maybe it’s a guitar solo that resonates in your soul.  Or maybe, just maybe, it’s a little girl who can command your attention with her epic xylophone skills.  After getting over […]

Music Monday – I Fought The Law

Posted by on Mon, January 14th, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Today’s Music Monday is coming from TSG as he sends a suggestion to TSGal as she waits in the Jury Duty waiting room.  Hopefully this tune gets you in a court-y, jury-y, deliberate-y mood.  Good luck this week!  We’ll miss you over here!  Here’s to hoping your patience doesn’t run out – you’ll need a […]

Music Monday – Rock Around The Clock

Posted by on Mon, January 7th, 2013 at 9:00 am

Exactly 58 years ago today, Bill Haley’s “Rock Around The Clock” entered the UK chart for the first time, eventually becoming the UK’s biggest-selling single of the 50s.  I remember this song well, because it was the song we used for our tap dance at the end of year recital.  My girlfriends and I would […]