Speedbump on the radio
So, I've been listening to Rolling Stone Magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time". And once you get past the fact that you will be listening to a LOT of Beatles, Stones, and Dylan, the list is pretty enjoyable. Most of it sounds like a typical oldies station with a few new ones thrown in "for the kids". Today, I'm listening to songs 400 to 500, and this morning I found myself in the following rock block and thought, "One of these things is not like the other":
413. The Girl Can't Help It, Little Richard
414. Young Blood, The Coasters
415. I Can't Help Myself, The Four Tops
416. The Boys of Summer, Don Henley
417. F**k tha Police, N.W.A.
418. Suite: Judy Blue Eyes, Crosby, Stills and Nash
I had actually never listened to that song before, and only knew it "by reputation". Turns out, using the F-word almost exclusively in a rap song works pretty well. If you can get past the content, the song is really catchy. Which is the reason I will probably never play it again.