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If I Knew You Were Coming, I’d’ve Baked a Cake

October 5, 2009 in

Cover of an Eileen Barton hit from 1950. For Grandma’s 80th birthday! Happy birthday Grandma!!!

We made an all-of-the-cousins DVD extravaganza. I was assigned 1950. This song, one of the hits of that year, seemed appropriate. 🙂

Left header image: “Teresa’s birthday,” from October 1941. Yes, this is really my Grandma, not some random birthday party. Right header image: “Schokoladentorte, Buttercreme, Tulpen ,dritter Geburtstag, drew Kerzen” by Wikimedia Commons user:Puschinka. Licensed CC-by-sa.

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Christina Blust

Christina is a vocalist, songwriter, and player of accordion, guitar and piano. In addition to performing and writing as a solo artist, she has been a member of several projects including the indie-folk band Yearbook Committee (3-time SXSW official showcasing artist) and the accordion-electronic duo Mauveine. Her music has appeared on numerous releases and in an Emmy-award-winning documentary. Christina is also a designer, developer and one half of Blustery Day Design. She is an active Wikimedia contributor and supporter of open knowledge and is the co-founder of The Live Sincerely Project. Originally from northern Kentucky, Christina lives in Nashville, Tennessee. Learn more.