About sungmokoo

I am a native of Chicagoland. I am old enough to know better. I am good with that.

“Play That Funky Music In The Fast Lane” by EAGLES Vs. WILD CHERRY

Recently (by recently, I mean three to four years ago), I discovered that the band, Eagles does not use the English definite article, the, in their name. Consequently, they are members of the non-English definite article bands: Carpenters, Talking Heads, Wild Cherry, and Cher.

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“Fall In On Fallin'” by MANY ARTISTS Vs. TEENAGE FANCLUB & DE LA SOUL

In 1993, the film “Judgment Night” was released. SPOILER ALERT: it is a film about the fear of losing white privilege through the characters portrayed by Emilio Estevez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Stephen Dorff, and Jeremy Piven.

Surprisingly, from the ashes of heightened mediocrity arose an amazing soundtrack, a collaboration of hip hop artists and their “rock” counterparts. Is there nothing a blend of black and white musicians in a corporate world can’t do?

And now, a mash up.

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“Shake It Off Mania Medley” by SEVERAL ARTISTS Vs. TAYLOR SWIFT

2020 was a horrible year. But to be fair, it was an accumulation of everything that has happened since Richard M. Nixon. It is what happens with nearly 50 years of accumulating raw sewage backing up without any improvements to the infrastructure.

On the other hand, in the middle of a raging pandemic, Taylor Swift released two albums, which goes to prove that there is still a glimmer of hope and capitalism on the other side. Happy New Year!

And now, a mash up.

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“Straight Up Remixed And Mashed Up” by MANY ARTISTS Vs. PAULA ABDUL

At the risk of DJ-splaining, a medley is a varied mixture of people or things; a miscellany, like a bag of frozen mixed vegetables or a 4 AM tavern. (Remember those?)

To mash up is to mix or combine two or more different elements, like a bag of miscellaneous meat parts and a bag of frozen Asian style vegetables. In this case, by definition, the following qualifies as both a medley and a mash up.

And now, a mash up.

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