Home » Uncategorized » Are Remakes Okay?

Are Remakes Okay?

Remember the commercial jingles? Burger King’s “have it your way”, MacDonald’s “two all-beef patties” and Enjoli perfume’s “I can bring home the bacon”? Today, it seems commercials use someone else’s song or are just plain silly and/or annoying. Books are parodied. Movies are remade. My son thought ‘The Man from U. N.C. L. E. movie was a new idea! Sometimes, though, a remake works very well. My brother-in-law loved the Beatles, so I never asked him if he liked this particular rendition of “Happy Christmas” first recorded by John Lennon. La Diferencia, a Tejano group prominent in the 1990’s, released this song in Spanish and named it “Amigos del Mundo” (Friends of the World). In NO ACCOUNTING FOR LOVE when Tony and Laura dance at his Christmas party, this is the song I hear, especially at the instrumental part. Check it out. Let me know what you think.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s