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It's August: Let's Have a Party!

Posted on Friday, August 1, 2008 at 12:01AM by Registered CommenterAllyson B. Crawford | Comments10 Comments

I cannot believe it's August - the last full month of summer. I feel like my favorite season is just flying by and before you know it, the weather  will be snowy and cold. August is a huge month for me this year, as I have lots of activities planned including many concerts. Later this month I'll see Poison/Dokken/Sebastian Bach, Crue Fest, Def Leppard with Billy Idol and head to Rock the Bayou in Houston, Texas. I also celebrate a birthday and my husband turns 30 (yikes!) All these fun events make me feel like having a party. What's a party without good music? Here are my choices for the best Glam party songs of all time (in no particular order):


Yeah, Yeah, Yeah - Kix
Nothin' But a Good Time - Poison
Sticky Sweet - Motley Crue
Dance - RATT
Party All Night- Quiet Riot
I Wanna Rock- Twisted Sister
Living After Midnight - Judas Priest
Unchained - Van Halen
All the Young Dudes - Mott the Hopple
Barracuda - Heart


This one is hard because Glam artists are known for fun music. I suppose it would be just as easy to list entire party albums. I say Open Up and Say...Ahh! takes the cake for the number one party album of all time, followed by Back in Black.


***What are your favorite rockin' party tunes?


While I was writing this, I came across the video for "Party All Night" by Quiet Riot. I haven't seen this clip in years.


Reader Comments (10)

Motorvatin - Hanoi rocks
Talk dirty to me - Poison
Dont change that song - Faster pussycat
Boys Gonna Rock - Vinnie Vincent Invasion
Girl Girls Girls - Motley Crue
Dont care bout nothin - Shotgun Messiah
Were not gonna take it - Twisted sister
Body Talk - Ratt

I could go on and on but i best not - you get the picture tho.

Hope you enjoy all those concerts Allyson - very jealous.
August 1, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterred6ixx
That's great that you get to go to all of these concerts! I wish I could go to one of them! haha

Here are some more songs that could get a party going;

Poison - "Nothin' But A Good Time"
Pretty Boy Floyd - "48 Hours"
Motley Crue - "Kickstart My Heart"
Danger Danger - "Live It Up"
Treat - "Party All Over" (bet ya never heard of this band! ;)
KISS - "I Love It Loud"
August 1, 2008 | Unregistered CommenteraXe mAn
Here is the video from the before mentioned, Treat;
"Party All Over";

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvkFuC5BLmA
August 1, 2008 | Unregistered CommenteraXe mAn
Winger - Down Incognito ;)

and any Van Halen, Motley, or Poison...some partying going on there! ;)
August 1, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChessie >^..^<
Andrew,

I know Treat. They are from Sweden :) The land of Glam.

- Allyson
August 1, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAllyson
All I can think of at work:

"Summertime Girls"- Y&T
"Say What You Will"- Fastway
"Long Live Rock & Roll"- Rainbow
"Rock the Nation, Bad Motor Scooter, & Good Rockin' Tonight"- Montrose
August 1, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSean
"Shake & Tumble" by Firehouse
"Give it to me Good" by Trixter
"Decadence Dance" by Extreme
"Seventeen" by Winger
"Slick Black Cadillac" by Quiet Riot
"Sure Feels good to me" by Warrant
"Party in My Pocket" by kingofthehill
August 1, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMurray
How can we forget....

"Rock N Roll All Nite" by Kiss
August 1, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterGeorge
I like Joyride - Roxette, Animal - Def Lep, Photograph - Def Lep, actually a lot of Def Lep songs... Also Bryan Adams Summer of 69. There's a lot I like to party to! Just no ballads!
August 1, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterIrv
A few more of mine are!

"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" - Cyndi Lauper
"Faith" - George Michael
"Too Shy" - Kajagoogoo
"Do You Really Want To Hurt Me" - The Culture Club ( I LOVE Boy George)
August 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenteraXe mAn

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