Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm

You can join in too! Just do the following.

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

My teaser for this week is:-

“Then there was the jukebox, a beat up old Rock-Ola with a hundred or so 45s, although only a half dozen or so ever seemed to be played — and played over and over. These included Bob Dylan’s “Lay Lady Lay”, Arlo Guthrie’s cover of “City of New Orleans,” Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain,” The Grateful Dead’s “Truckin’,” Chicago’s “25 or 6 to 4,” and a novelty song titled “Loving You Has Made Me Bananas”:

Oh, your red scarf matches your eyes
You closed your cover before striking
Father had the shipfitter blues
Loving you has made me bananas.
Oh, you burned your fingers that evening
While my back was turned.
I asked the waiter for iodine
But I dined all alone.

Page 109, There’s a House in the Land [Where a Band Can Take a Stand]; A Tale of the 1970s by Shaun D Mullen ISBN 9781475178401

As always I’m looking forward to reading your comments and your own teasers!

Dewey
xx

  • Kym Thorpe

    Interesting Teaser – makes me wonder why that particular song was played so often. Here’s my TT: http://justasecondblog.blogspot.com/2015/03/teaser-tuesdays-march-10-2015.html

    • It’s an odd song, huh? I don’t know it, but the lyrics are terrible; can’t imagine why it was so popular. I’ll pop over and give your TT a read!

      Thanks for stopping in.
      Dewey
      xx

  • Heidi Gonzalez

    It always fascinates me what makes a song a hit. Thanks for sharing. Here is my TT http://www.readinggrrl.com/2015/03/teaser-tuesday_10.html

    • Thanks for stopping by! I’ll head on over to read your TT pronto!

      Dewey
      xx

  • I like this teaser. It makes me think about jukeboxes great and small, and how most all of them seem to have such a limited selection, even with all the new possibilities out there, it’s like they couldn’t possibly house anything new. Like they are part music, and part time machine, but in the best way. Great pick!

    Here are my Teasers!