About: thirty-three and a third

Thirty-three and a third years have passed since New Year’s Eve when 1979 ticked over to 1980.

2444239.5 = 1979-12-31
2456413.5 = 2013-04-30
delta = 12174 days

I have written a poem, “thirty-three and a third“, which is a non-linear journey through those 33.333 years with inspiration from that New Year’s Eve “Best Songs of the 1970s” countdown, assisted by the following reference and many lyrics references.

I hope you enjoy the journey. Question: Can you weave some threads together from a top 100, top 20, or top 10 countdown? Please try, and post a link here. Or use the hash tag #thirtyThreeAndAThird regardless of how long it has been since te play list you use. Enjoy!

Here is the reference list I used which correlates well to my recollection of 33.333 years ago.

Pos. Track Artist Year
1 Imagine John Lennon 1971
2 Stairway To Heaven Led Zeppelin 1971
3 Bohemian Rhapsody Queen 1975
4 Layla Derek & The Dominoes 1970
5 Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) Marvin Gaye 1971
6 Hotel California The Eagles 1976
7 Another Brick In The Wall (part 2) Pink Floyd 1979
8 Angie The Rolling Stones 1973
9 I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor 1979
10 Riders On The Storm The Doors 1971
11 Superstition Stevie Wonder 1972
12 Son of A Preacher Man Aretha Franklin 1970
13 Free Bird Lynyrd Skynyrd 1973
14 Sultans of Swing Dire Straits 1978
15 How Deep Is Your Love The Bee Gees 1977
16 Heart of Glass Blondie 1978
17 Loving You Minnie Riperton 1974
18 Comfortably Numb Pink Floyd 1979
19 Shine On You Crazy Diamond (pts 1-5) Pink Floyd 1975
20 I’m Not In Love 10cc 1975

Source: Vinyl Surrender

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About Brad Werner

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