Five on Friday Set 92 and Five years of Trav's Thoughts

Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 by Travis Cody in

There's a lot going on today.  We've got Halloween coming up on Monday.  We've got my 5 year blogiversary.  We've got Set 92.  We've got Peace Week about to begin, with Blog Blast Day exactly one week away.


So 5 years ago today I opened this blog.  From then to now I have published 1,642 posts, been visited 104,215 times, and received 21,608 comments.  I don't know whether that's good or bad.  But I send my thanks to all for hanging out with me over the years.

What music makes sense for a 5 year blogiversary?  I don't know.  I didn't know until it was getting pretty late last night and I was staring at a blank page.

Then I had a clever idea.  Well, I thought it was clever.

One, Three Dog Night
Two Divided by Love, Grass Roots
Gimme Three Steps, Lynyrd Skynyrd
Four Letter Word, David Cook
Five O'Clock World, Vogues

Get it?  HA!  I counted to 5 in music!

One, written by Harry Hilsson, as released by Three Dog Night, 1969

Two Divided by Love, written by Lambert, Potter, and Kupps, as released by The Grass Roots, 1971

Gimme Three Steps, written by Allen Collins and Ronnie Van Zant, as released by Lynyrd Skynyrd, 1973

Four Letter Word, written by David Cook, Claude Kelly, and Matt Squire, as released by David Cook, 2011

Five O'Clock World, written by Allen Reynolds, as released by The Vogues in 1965

If you'd like to join in, here are the guidelines:

1. Grab the banner, make your post title Five on Friday, and be sure to link back here.
2. Go to to make your Set of five songs. You may choose a particular theme to share with us, or post random tunes if that's your vibe for the day. You can simply post the Set, or you can add a little summary about what you are sharing.
2a. Don't feel restricted by the tracks listed on And don't be discouraged if the Embed code won't work. You're welcome to use any type of media to share your Sets.
3. Be sure to sign Mr Linky so everyone can visit your Set.
4. No tags, but feel free to invite your friends to play along if they need a post topic on a Friday.

Go forth and enjoy music!


  1. Linda says:

    Happy 5th Blogiversary, Travis!

    Fantastic music to throw a party to and such a clever way to do it! But then again, I expected no less! ;-)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Happy 5th! Love how you counted with your tunes. Fun. All the best to you.

  1. Jamie says:

    My my you were busy. Five O'Clock World was this week's reminder of a fun song. Hope you see The Great Pumpkin.

  1. Jeff B says:

    It's been an honor to call you friend through the years I've visited your site. Looking forward to more to come.

  1. Wow, Travis! Your blog is hoppin' right now!

    Love your one-two-three-four-five theme. Hadn't heard the David Cook song before and really enjoyed it. The Lynyrd Skynyrd rocks! But I have to go with the Harry Nilsson song as done by Three Dog Night - that's my fave this week.

  1. Happy Blogversary my friend.I have had a lot offun visiting with you every posting that you have up,even if I do not comment on every one.
    It has been a while since I heard 3 steps.

  1. Akelamalu says:

    Happy 5th Blogversary Trav. Liking your tunes. x

  1. Cherie says:

    Congratulations on 5 years! That's quite an achievement! And good job with your numerical playlist. Fun!

  1. Happy Blogversary... :)

  1. Ivanhoe says:

    Congrats, Trav! 5 years - that's huge. Hope you have many more in you :)
    Happy Halloween!

  1. I'll go with "Gimme Three Steps." Great song.