flotsam, today has a theme song

Hey Al!

On September 1 as a rule — and also on pretty much any day of the year that I desperately need to pull myself out of the funk that all this (gestures around vaguely at the frustrating and/or alarming state of this fallen world) leaves me inclined to feel — I pull out my iTunes library and put my copy of cuppa joe’s Forty on repeat for a while.

This may well be the best music purchase I’ve ever made. I’m so glad to have a copy in my library at the ready any time I need it.

And today, it will be on repeat. For the very best of reasons. It is September 1, after all!

Video below: for the record , this version is the one I saw first, and is absolutely still my favorite.

So Hey Al… have a happy birthday! Even if you have sailed well past 40 by now. 🙂
Plus as always I enjoy this short period when we are the same age, old man!