I can’t actually put a year on tonight’s flashback, I just know it’s the late ’70s. I was riding in the back seat of our green Buick Skylark, and I remember hearing America’s “Horse with No Name” and it befuddled me. Roughly around the same time, I remember riding around in the backseat, with my mom driving and singing along to Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain.”
Consulting Wikipedia, like we all do for important fact checking, it turns out both of these songs were released in 1972. I was born in 1973, and the Skylark was bought new in 1976. So maybe these memories are from when I was around six years old? I say six, because this is the age my daughter is now, and she will more than likely have memories of me rocking out to Adele’s “Rumor Has It” in our Chrysler Town and Country.
What do you remember listening to in the car growing up?