Old School Friday #37 "Fight Song For Your Candidate"

Hi There Bloggers!!
You Know What today is… Old School Friday!
In case you are new around these parts and don’t know what “Old School Friday” is, well it is grown folks MUSIC! Yes we post some music that comes from some time before 1999, (hopefully) to relive some memories, and to educate or just entertain each other.
Ms Grapevine and MarvalusOne have teamed up to create a meme titled Old School Friday and since I love my music I had to sign up to join! To join in the Old School Friday Fun go Here for guidelines.

The theme for this week ,

“Fight Song For Your Candidate”

Here are the other “Old School Friday” participants:

Electronic VillageFresh And FabDanielleKim

Ms GrapevineQuick Marcus LANGFORD

CassandraKeviniriegalMahogany Hagar’s DaughterLisa C

Chocl8t DPDallassouthJohnThe ConnoisseurKreative Talk

Marvalus One ReginaClnmikeVivrant Thing

AJ SharonRevvyRevInvisible Woman

Beleiver 1964 CooperSJPBriaBklynQueen 86Hey Shae

From the BattlefieldThembi D SpotMalcolm

Pop Art DivaPjazzyparMsLadyDeborah

My first video pick is not “Old School”, it is a remake but here is the link to the Old School version: Oooh Child – The Five Stairsteps.

Donnie McClurkin & Kirk Franklin – Ooh Child

We Are The Ones – Will-I-Am

This was the only video I could find for the “other one” (All you “other one” supporters don’t take it personal …)
John-He-Is

Have a great weekend!

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13 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Hey Shae!
    Oct 31, 2008 @ 05:42:00

    LOL I love the ‘Ooh Child’ choice. Hopefully we’ll be singing that soon.

  2. Revvy Rev
    Oct 31, 2008 @ 06:20:00

    I love the Kirk & Donnie choice of Ooh Child. Great Pick!

  3. Bubba
    Oct 31, 2008 @ 07:15:00

    I LOVE that song! I put Ooh Child on my blog…the remake is awesome, too! I also linked to you…Have a great weekend!

  4. Keith
    Oct 31, 2008 @ 07:53:00

    Hey Regina.Great choices! You know I especially like dthat Will-I-Am video. I loved it when it first came out because I think it does such a great job of capturing the spirit of this thing.Happy OSF!

  5. Vivrant Thang
    Oct 31, 2008 @ 08:04:00

    Learning something new everyday. Had no idea Donnie and Kirk remade Ooh Child. Nice pick! And I certainly hope that is the case!Also loving the Will pick.Happy OSF!

  6. Cassandra
    Oct 31, 2008 @ 11:53:00

    Regina, great choices!!

  7. Malcolm
    Oct 31, 2008 @ 12:51:00

    Solid choices this week. I really enjoyed the remake of “Ooh Child”.At about the 1:15 mark of the “We Are One” clip, I thought believe the guy who says “I would like to see us in a world without fear” is actor Troy Garrity (Jane Fonda’s son). You may remember him as Isaac in the “Barbershop” movies.

  8. iriegal
    Oct 31, 2008 @ 16:32:00

    OOH child has got it going on!!I LOVE IT…of course Regina you know “iriegal” had to do the REGGAE MON!..lol

  9. LaKeshia (Kreative Talk)
    Oct 31, 2008 @ 17:38:00

    Great Picks! Happy OSF!

  10. MsMarvalus
    Oct 31, 2008 @ 19:47:00

    I love the Will.I.Am vid is fabulous! It always brings a tear to my eye…and as a side note, Regina King’s arms and shoulders look amazing! And Tyrese is fine as hell! tee hee hee…

  11. bluedreamer27
    Nov 02, 2008 @ 02:22:00

    you know what regina im not really on rock music but when i heard and saw the video of “ooh child”i found it so meaningful i never thought that rock music will be as inspiring as this songand for the second song …oh my i love it im also after Obama for presidency and its nice to see how celebs unite in a song just for Obamai love it…..but for the third one ….hmmmmmm i just cant relate into itthansk for sharing this wonderful songs to us regina have a great day

  12. Keith
    Nov 02, 2008 @ 14:29:00

    Hey Regina…Thanks for stoppin by my blog the other day, I meant to stop by here and holla at you sooner. I always loved “OOh Child”by the Five Stairsteps and to hear it by Donnie Mcklurkin and Kirk Franklin was a real treat. Have a blessed weekend.

  13. Believer 1964
    Nov 10, 2008 @ 12:54:00

    I am a fan of both Donnie and Kirk, but never heard their “Ooh Child” rendition. Blessed my socks off! I’ll have to steal it.

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