I’m going to start a new thing on Tara’s Take- “Let’s Play 5 Questions!” Once a week, I will ask five simple questions and then give my answers. Now, I know tons of you read this blog, so I’m hoping y’all will play along and tell me your answers.
Today the theme is music! Here we go:
1) Nirvana or Pearl Jam?
Being from Seattle and coming of age during “Grunge”… this one is tough. But I have to say “Pearl Jam”— only because Eddie Vedder is on my top five list. And my husband has given his consent to go ahead if the situation ever arises. Enough said.
Steel Dragon, hands down. ”YEAAAAAAAHHHHHH! STANDUP and SHOUT! STANDUP!” Now if you don’t know what the hell I’m talking about… Google.. and then Netflix it.
I grew up listening to AM radio, wishing I was the lovely lady who liked Pina Coladas and getting caught in the rain. I didn’t know what the fuck Yoga was at the time, but I wanted to plan my escape every time that song came on.
4) Tupac or Biggie?
Neither. I choose Eazy Mother F’n E! I can do that cause I’m making up this game. . The album “Eazy Duz It” rocked my white world in 1988. And for several years after, I was known in some circles as ”Tareeka”.
5) Neil Diamond or Tom Jones?
I choose Neil Diamond only because I was introduced to his music at a young age from the family of my childhood friend Kristi. I’ve had a life long love affair with Neil, I’ve seen him play live four times and I was lucky enough to watch him rehearse for the Tonight Show a few years back (one of 5 people in the studio). However, I have never thrown my underwear at Neil. And yes, I did that with Tom Jones. That was a special night… Good times.
Bonus question: John, Paul, George, or Ringo?
My husband thinks we named our son Harrison after his father (Harry). However, the truth is finally revealed right here, right now. George is my favorite Beatle.
Most days are pretty much the same ol’ routine. But some days I get to do really cool things. On this this particular day in June I hung out backstage at the Johnny Cash Music Festival in Ventura, California.
My husband was asked to produce/direct the festivals official video. I have a little experience interviewing people, so me hubs usually lets me tag along to talk with the musicians. This is the second year we’ve worked together on the project. But this year, the legendary Kris Kristofferson played. And man, he is the real deal. Tons of cool bands played that day, but Mr. Kristofferson stole my heart.