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I went straight to my iTunes for this one, clicked on 'Plays' — watched iTunes reorganize my music and was shocked at which song topped the list as most played song ... though I wasn't really surprised.
First of all, the songs are all by the original artists (none of this music by the 'Generic Band Singers' kind of stuff). So, when I listen to Shake Your Booty it's by K.C. & the Sunshine Band; or listen to Y.M.C.A. it's by The Village People; or listen to Rich Girl it's by Hall & Oates ... like it should be.
The seventies found me not only in elementary school, but middle school and high school as well. I was there for the shift from sixties hippie music festivals to the birth of synchronized dancing (do the Hustle) and Disco. I experienced my first dance, my first kiss and my first boyfriend all to the music offerings of the seventies. I think it's safe to say the seventies were my musical formative years.
O.O.H. Child may not be my favorite song (see Day #1), but it is the 'Most Played' for a reason as this song has found a home on many of my playlists. It is happy and upbeat, promising "things are going to get easier ... things will be brighter," but more importantly it defines a time in my life as I transitioned from child to young woman when music captured my attention.
Side Note: I just love YouTube ... when is the last time you've watched Soul Train?
O-O-H Child by The Five Stairsteps
What is your most played song?