Musical Alphabet: C

Growing up it never occurred to me that I might inherit any of my parents’ taste in music. While they were chilling out to a mixture of mostly easy listening-style country and western, I was exploring the outer reaches of electronica. But a few years back I started to admit that I actually quite liked some of the oldies’ stuff. In fact today I can stand up and say, without embarassment, “My name is Simon Litton and I love The Carpenters!”

Bonus video: I’ve never seen a Chris Farley movie, and I hope I never do, but I do remember seeing this excerpt on TV once, which made me laugh and which seems apt in this context: