Yes it’s that time again, My song for the weekend. Don’t mind the 30 day song challenge or anything like that. This is all me, and its Toots time. I’m sorry if that sounds incredibly cheesy. But on to the Song. I did mention that its ‘Toots’ time. By which of course I mean Toots and the Maytals. This song featured on the opening sequence of Shane Meadows iconic film ‘This is England’. As you’ve probably guessed by now the song is called ’54-46 Was My Number’ and is a great tune. It’s the perfect song to put you in a good mood for the weekend so what more could you want?
Enjoy 🙂

Title: 54-46 Was My Number
Artist: Toots and the Maytals
Year: 1968

Oh and before I forget, The Radar post this week has been moved to Sunday, so be sure to come back tomorrow and check it out.

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12 thoughts on “A Song For The Weekend: 54-46 Was My Number

  1. I like this song, too. I have it on the soundtrack to the 2010 movie “Repo Men.” There are some real gems on that album. Every time I hear this track, I immediately think of the scene when Jake (one of the characters) leaves a cookout to repo a deadbeat client’s kidney in the backseat of a taxi. Strange song for a grusome scene like that yet, oddly, it fits.

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  2. People give me strange looks when I admit it’s one of my favorite movies. 😀 Have you ever read the book by Eric Garcia?

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      1. It was written by Eric Garcia (who also co-wrote the film’s script) and was originally published as “The Repossession Mambo.” The ending to the film and the novel are very different, I’ll say that much. 🙂 But I loved the book and the movie equally, though it’s more of an interpretation as opposed to an adaptation.

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  3. loves it!

    You may also like some artists like Matishyahu (no doubt you probably know of) and an aussie group called Fat Freddies Drop.

    thanks for sharing

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  4. Ah the Toots and Maytals, they make awesome music!

    If you like them check out this song, serious ska tune and very danceable, too 😉

    btw: thanks for liking my Asaf Avidan Post.

    have a good weekend.

    -Betta

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