With a new year comes resolutions.
The history of making New Year’s resolution began with the Babylonians approximately 4,000 years ago. The Babylonians New Year’s Day was March 23rd which was a logical time because spring begins and crops are planted.
We can thank Julius Caesar for the fact that we celebrate the new year on January first. Julius Caesar choose January 1 to honor Janus, the two-faced god who looks backwards into the old year and forward into the new.
Still, it was the Babylonians that gives us the idea to make resolutions. They made resolution’s to the gods to get favor. Then if a resolution is broken it was considered bad luck. One had to give great thought to a resolution to be better, yet one they would have a good chance at keeping
Like quitting smoking for New Years is just asking for failure.
Download The Mother Hips - Smoke
The Mother Hips are a Country tinged rock band from San Francisco. This song come off the album Green Hills Of Earth, the title of the album was taken from a sci-fi book by author Robert Anson Heinlein.
You might have once had a resolution to lose weight. It's a great idea, but 12 months is a long time to keep those pounds off. I mean, you gotta exercise AND watch what you eat! That's tough!
Download Cage - Fat Kids Need An Anthem
Chris Palko, better known by his stage name Cage, is an American rapper from New York City. He has released three studio albums and two extended plays. Cage is also the founder of the underground hip-hop supergroup called the Weathermen.
Of course, a common resolution for 2010 will be to save some money, With the year of the Great Recession behind us (so they say) it might make more sense to save more than we have in the past.
“The blues is losing someone you love and not having enough money to immerse yourself in drink."
Download The Flaming Lips and Stardeath and White Dwarfs With Henry Rollins and Peaches Doing The Dark Side of the Moon - Money
This is probably my favorite album of 2009. The Flaming Lips and Stardeath and White Dwarfs With Henry Rollins and Peaches Doing The Dark Side of the Moon was a creative rethinking of Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of the Moon.
I am just so enamored by all these people collaborating on this one project. It's an epic thing and it turned out great.
We here at inALLcaps hope that your 2010 is super great and fantastic. That all your wishes come true. That milk and honey rain down on you from the heavens. We hope you quit smoking, lose weight, and save tons of money. Just be sure that you spend some money on these awesome CDs below.