Soundtracks That Mattered (to me) is my theme for the A-Z Challenge this April.
Remember our movie viewing habits when we were kids? We could go to the movie theater, or hold out hope that the Wonderful World of Disney was going to show something exciting (once a week). Luckily there were movie soundtracks to help fill the time while we could only daydream of things so futuristic and supercalifragilistic-expialidocious as vhs, let alone dvd, options. !
I had a black record player that folded up on itself like a suitcase that I could carry around. I would clear the small table in my bedroom and set up my music station, select the vinyl du jour and sing along. I remember standing on a chair, gazing out at the attentive stuffed animal crowd, but am not sure if it was for better stage presence, or simply because there was no floor space available due to my poor housekeeping skills. Certainly Mary Poppins would arrive, via umbrella obviously, at any moment to help me deal with my mess, and when she did...