100 Word Song – You Better Run

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I’m in New York City again this week for work. One of the spots we hung out was Greenpoint, Brooklyn, the birthplace of the great rock singer, Pat Benatar. I conferred with Leeroy and he agreed that this week’s 100 word song should be a nod to the recently turned 61-year-old multiple Grammy winner and early 1980s superstar. We went with You Better Run, the second video ever played on MTV, and the tune that made her an icon to teen girls and the object of desire to teen boys, everywhere, in the decade of headbands and leg warmers.


My story around which my 100 word song entry takes place happens in July 1989, a little past Pat’s prime. But the attitude and lyrics are perfect. Have fun with this one. There aren’t any streets in Brooklyn named after Pat, but there should be.

Here’s my 100, back to Silas…

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