Day 19: I’m Into Something Good

HaydnCD19 At my favorite breakfast spot (Mr. Burger) this morning, eating my favorite meal (the Protein Breakfast — three eggs, scrambled, two sausage patties, two sausage links, coffee), the Herman’s Hermits song “I’m Into Something Good” caught my attention as it played over the restaurant’s Muzak system.

Despite it being a mere Pop song — one nearly half a century old at that — it’s an ear worm of a tune, absolutely infectious.

Almost against my will, I found myself tapping my fingers on the table top and nodding my head along with it.

It made me smile and think of simpler times.

It was then that I noticed the elderly customers were doing the same – smiling and bobbing their heads. I overhead one white-haired gent say to his companion, “That’s when music was good.”

Admittedly, the years 1964-1965 were banner ones for the British Invasion. UK bands like The Who, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Animals, Hermans Hermits and Continue reading