Monday, April 14, 2014

Awesome Old Song of the Week: "Why Don't You Get a Job" by The Offspring

Recorded in 1998 and a hit in '99, Why Don't You Get a Job is borderline old; but hey, at least it's from the last millennium.

However, the things that inspired me to chose it are in fact much older.  The Offspring's track is basically a combination of two other songs -- a little bit of Simon and Garfunkel's Cecelia (from 1970), and a whole lot of the Beatles Obla Di, Obla Da (from 1968).

But when I think of Obla Di, Obla Da all that comes to mind is this:

The 1989 TV show Life Goes On is probably a goldmine for other blog posts at a later date...

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