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    Joe Cocker kicks off the GRAND Social

    Today the inimitable Joe Cocker turns 68 years old. In consideration of his birthday as well as the general spirit of our weekly link party here on Grandma's Briefs, I'd say the following song is the perfect way to kick off the new week, the ideal complement to yet another GRAND Social:

    Happy birthday to Mr. Cocker! Happy GRAND Social to my friends! Cheers and thank you for joining me.


    link party

    How it works:

    • All grandparent bloggers are invited to add a link. You don't have to blog specifically about grandparenting, but you must be a grandparent who blogs.
    • To link up, copy the direct URL to the specific post — new or old — that you want to share, not the link to your blog's home page. Then click the blue "Click here to enter" text below and follow the directions to add your post and graphic to the list.
    • You can add up to three posts, but no duplicates, please, and none you have promoted on a previous GRAND Social linky. And no contests, giveaways, or Etsy sites, please.
    • Adding a mention at the bottom of your linked posts, such as This post has been linked to the GRAND Social linky, is appreciated. Or, you can post the GRAND Social button anywhere on your page using the following code:


    <a href="" target="_blank"><img src=" " alt="Grandma’" width="125" height="125" /></a>


    • The GRAND Social linky is open for new posts through Wednesday evening, so please come back to see those added after your first visit.
    • If you're not a blogger, you have the pleasure of being a reader. Bloggers who link up would be honored to have one and all — bloggers and readers — visit, read and, if so moved, comment, even if just a "Hey, stopping by from the GRAND Social."

    Thank you for participating in the GRAND Social!


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    Reader Comments (8)

    Great way to begin the week. Couldn't get by without friends....thanks for sharing.

    We have a VIP family member that share's Joe's birthday today. Happy Monday and happy Grand Social!!

    May 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterNonnieKelly

    Happy Monday ! I've always been a Joe Cocker fan!

    May 20, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterdebra @ homespun

    Where'd I put my Woodstock dvd?

    May 20, 2013 | Unregistered Commenteraxiesdad

    Happy Birthday Joe! You will always be one of my favorites! Good Morning Lisa -- thanks for sharing that and for hosting us. Starting Monday with Joe should make it a great one!

    May 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    What a perfect song for this party!! Thanks for hosting again this week.

    Yeah! What a great thing to wake up to! Looks like it's gonna be a great day and an awesome party. Thank you for joining, everyone!

    We all need a little help from somebody! Thanks for making it the birthday boy, Joe Cocker, today.

    Lots to check out on blogs today, thanks for that, too.

    May 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnn

    We had a Joe Cocker song at our wedding. Love him. (no, it wasn't "you can take your hat off"!)

    Popping in from Oh, Mrs. Tucker!

    May 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMrs. Tucker
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