MUSIC THROWBACK SATURDAY: You’re My Favorite Waste of Time

Marshall Crenshaw portrayed Buddy Holly in the 1987 film La Bamba.

Marshall CrenshawSamuraiFrog was posting his ambitious Ranking Weird Al Yankovic list. #6 was “Melanie (Original; from Even Worse, 1988). A little bit of Marshall Crenshaw, a little bit of the Hollies, but not a specific style parody.”

Hmm. I wrote: “Sometime, if you want, please discuss the difference – musically – between parody and ‘in the style of’. I always thought Melanie was Marshall’s My Favorite Waste of Time.” Continue reading “MUSIC THROWBACK SATURDAY: You’re My Favorite Waste of Time”