This is my 100th post here on The Analog Kid Blog. They say that most bloggers quit during the first few months, so the fact that I have reached 100 posts seems worthy of a small celebration. Every day, I wake up and have no idea who or what I am going to write about. That doesn’t scare me, though, as I know that music will always provide me with a never-ending source of inspiration.
I want to thank all of you for reading, especially those of you who I’ve become friendly with. I may not know your faces (or even your real names in some instances), but your comments and correspondence and obvious passion for music make this all worthwhile. The internet can be a bizarre and very unfriendly place, but I am happy to report that no one has yet to leave any comments on this blog about Obama, their sister-in-law who earns big $$$ in her spare time, or my momma.
So what is the weirdest thing I have seen in my 100 posts, you ask? Well, WordPress shows you some cool analytics that let you know how many site visits you are receiving per day from various sources. Of course, Google is by far my number one source of hits. Unfortunately, Google keeps most of their search results private. That means I know someone visited the site via a Google search, but only rarely can I see what their search actually was. The searches that do slip through are often quite hilarious, but the best of the bunch has to be this “glorious” search that somehow led someone straight to my blog:
“Gloria Loring feet pic”
You people are twisted, and I love you for it.
Let’s celebrate 100 blog posts with one of my all-time favorite songs: “Love Plus One” from Nick Heyward and Haircut One Hundred. Of course, I am featuring the hard-to-find extended version because, like Terence Mann in Field Of Dreams, “It’s what I do.”
Here’s to the next 100!
Haircut One Hundred: “Love Plus One” [Extended Version] (Heyward)
From the 12″ single Love Plus One
Arista Records, 1982