Friday, December 12, 2014

Sweet Dreams (of the 1980's)

Whenever I hear the word "logarithm" I can't help but think of this song...


I guess it's just because word "logarithmics" sounds so similar to "Eurythmics". You can understand my confusion, right? Plus, growing up in the 80's I must have heard this song 43,000 times - long before I ever knew what a logarithm was.

While I'm at it, here's a short list of more songs that were the soundtrack of my childhood.
Someday, we're going to look at these songs the same way we look at classical music today. You know, you'll take your flying car to the symphony to listen to them perform some Bon Jovi.

Until that day, we'll have to settle for symphonetic renderings of Edvard Grieg. Or, this...