Sweet You Rock and Sweet You Roll

5 years ago

When I was young, my parents always listened to the Oldies radio station. We’re talking The Beach Boys and The Monkees.

Now I enjoy this music, but at the time, it was sooooooo uncool.

But once upon a time, that music was hip.

I already mentioned the rap that annoyed my parents, but here are the songs my kids are going to roll their eyes at when I sing along.

  • “Champagne Supernova” by Oasis: One day you will find me caught beneath the landslide….
  • “You Oughta Know” by Alanis Morissette: And I’m here to remind you….
  • “Wrong Way” by Sublime: Annie’s 12 years old. In two more she’ll be a….
  • “Waterfalls” by TLC: Don’t go chasing waterfalls. Please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you’re used to….


    RIP Left Eye

  • “Mr. Jones” by Counting Crows: Mr. Jones strikes up a conversation with this black-haired….
  • “MmmBop” by Hanson: Mmmbop, da ba da ba doooobop….
  • “All I Wanna Do” by Sheryl Crow: All I wanna do is have a little fun before I die….
  • “Runaway Train” by Soul Asylum: Little out of touch, little insane, just easier than dealing with the pain….
  • “Macarena” by Lose Del Rio: Hey, Macarena….Face it. No one really knows the words to this song.
  • “The Right Stuff” by New Kids on the Block: You got the right stuff, baby….
  • “Peaches” by Presidents of the U.S.A: Millions of peaches, peaches for me….

What songs do you still know all the words to?

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