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Just A Thought 10-8
This invasion was night of fun
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I went back to the 1960s Thursday evening when The WannaBeatles performed at Park Theater and part of me probably stayed there.
The WannaBeatles are awesome. I’m a Beatles fan. I loved it when Rubber Soul performed at Main Street Live. I thought they were awesome. If I had to choose, The WannaBeatles takes the prize. I loved their stage presence and their camaraderie. Their vocals were spot on. 
I found and purchased a dress reminiscent of the '60s era. It’s called a “Go Go” dress. I’ve also seen it called a groovy '60s dress. I couldn’t find shoes that I wanted, but I did find some low-cut, black boots that worked well. A scarf topped off the outfit, literally. My daughter wrapped it around my head with bobby pins. I’ve seen that in pictures and I wanted it.
I’m going to brag on my thrifty self just a little here. That dress normally goes for $35 and up and I found one for $8. Go Go knee boots are $45 and up and I found my boots for $4. The scarf was $1. All total, my outfit was $13. I’m awesome like that.
This British invasion actually came from Nashville. This was my first time at one of their concerts and I was extremely happy with it. If you missed it, go ahead and kick yourself. Do it. I’ll wait ...
I was the only one who dressed for the occasion except The WannaBeatles. My getup drew a few stares and quite a few conversations that I really enjoyed listening to.
One woman told me the trick they used back then to get their hair to stick up the way I’ve seen in pictures. That was awesome. Wish I had known that in time. I did the best I could. One told me her parents wouldn’t buy her a miniskirt, but she would role the top of the skirt up to shorten it. Of course, it came back down on the way home. Scandalous and hilarious.
All in all, it was a wonderful evening with The WannaBeatles and the other Beatles fans in attendance.
I’m actually a fan of pretty much any lively music. Always have been. I’m a firm believer that music can affect your mood and emotions so I’m picky about what I listen to. I like lively, upbeat music that makes you want to tap your toes and dance.
Because music can influence your mood positively or negatively, I pass on most sad songs. You can listen to all the tear-in-my-beer country music you want, but I wouldn’t advise it. If you find yourself not feeling good, turn the station and it could improve your day.
I’m going to be completely honest with you. I regularly listen and dance to YouTube videos in the morning while getting ready for work. Seriously, I burnt my eggs one morning getting down to “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice. True story.
Standard reporter Lisa Hobbs can be reached at 473-2191.