Truck Yeah

This past Christmas Jake received a few items for his 1971 Ford F250 truck.  One being collective “gift money” that he put towards a “Retro” radio.  The online purchase replaces the original stock AM frequency-only radio that came with the truck.   

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Him and his dad installed it not too long ago and ever since the boy has been downloading songs via iTunes to the “family” iPod.

*I say “family iPod” because I originally purchased it a few years back for his dad.  Todd would never be described as “techy” but I got it for him anyway so he could listen to his selected exhibition music while practicing here at home for his 8-Horse drive…an exhibition drive he did at an Expo down in Lansing.  That little iPod now has a new address….Ford F250, One Clydesdale Lane, Harrisville, Michigan.

 

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It wasn’t too long after I viewed the iTunes receipt that I thought it would be a good idea to see what exactly the child was downloading.  It was all good; mostly Country and some old Rock and Roll.  This below was one song I found on his Play List.

 

 

I thought it was pretty fitting, except for the “suds” part – I bet they mean soap suds.

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8 thoughts on “Truck Yeah

  1. It just dawned on us that we are not sure what type of music Jake likes, but we would think country. I remember when grandpa was into country when he was in his late teens and no one else was, funny how many in the family are now into it big time.

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    1. Well, in all fairness country music isn’t as “twangy” as it used to be is it? It’s a lot more rock and roll-ish nowadays than it was even back in my day when greats like George Straight, Vince Gill and The Nitty Grit Dirt Band ruled the airwaves!

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  2. Country music seems fairly safe. We went through a period in Marshall’s teen years when he was into (shudder) Marilyn Manson. I was SO relieved the day he asked if I’d ever listened to the Beatles…! Now we both love oldies.

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    1. Marshall? Marilyn Manson? No way! That just doesn’t seem to fit. ;)
      Todd and I think it’s pretty cool that Jake has always liked the same kind of music we do…makes for less fights over what channel to listen to on the radio. :)

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  3. That is one cool truck! Both boys have had their “exploratory” phase with music, some good, some cringe-worthy. What’s funny is they both will sing-a-long to our stuff when it’s on.

    :) MJ

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    1. Well, we think it’s pretty cool. There’s a handful of kids at Jake’s school that dig it but he told us that it’s most all the teachers that really think it Rocks. ;) Maybe it’s because all his teachers are all his parents age?
      That’s so neat they’ll sing along with you guys.

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