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Question of the Day: What I Learned from Rock 'n...

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With the school year coming to a close we can now reflect on what we've learned - specifically what we've learned from rock 'n' roll. Lyrics are full of life lessons, adages...take-aways, if you will. Paul Simon taught us that "One man's ceiling is another man's floor." David Byrne urged us to "Stay hungry, stay hungry, stay hungry, move a muscle, move a muscle, move a muscle." And "You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you just might find, you get what you need" from The Stones. In the comments below share a line from a song that has stuck with you as words of wisdom. We'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

"Long Ride Home" - Patty Griffin

Forty years go by with someone laying in your bed

Forty years of things you wish you'd never said

How hard would it have been to say some kinder words instead

I wonder as I stare up at the sky turning red

 

"Me & Bobby McGee" - Janis Joplin

Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose.

 

"Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)" - John Lennon

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

 

"You Can't Get What You Want (Til You Know What You Want)" - Joe Jackson

You can't get what you want til you know what you want.