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Guido said I should update my blog. I'm such a slacker.

I saw this on the AP wire yesterday with a story on how more and more mothers-to-be are bringing music with them to the delivery room via iPods and stuff. THIS is their suggested list of songs to have playing in the background while delivering your little one. While some seem appropriate, others are just puzzling.
I think these "experts" are either men, or bitter, bitter women. I mean, c'mon .... "The First Cut Is The Deepest"????

The maternity mix
By The Associated Press
From some mothers and experts, here are some suggested songs to include on a
maternity mix:
“In My Life,” Beatles
“Seasons of Love,” the cast of Rent
“These Are Days,” 10,000 Maniacs
“Push It,” Salt-N-Pepa
“I’ll Be There for You,” Bon Jovi
“Beautiful Boy,” John Lennon
“Beautiful Little Girl,” Cherie Keaggy
“The Luckiest,” Ben Folds
“Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor (Pathetique),” Beethoven
“Freebird,” Lynard Skynard
“You’ll be Blessed,” Elton John
“Pennies from Heaven,” Louis Prima
“I’m Coming Out,” Diana Ross
“The First Cut is the Deepest,” Sheryl Crow

1 comment:

Kim said...

That's completely bizarre. Maybe the weird mix of songs is to compel that kid to get out of there, so he can turn it off!

I made a CD for my labor. Didn't listen to a second of it. Lance was too busy surfing the three hospital tv channels, and ultimately Nicky was born in "General Hospital."