Category Archives: Music

One More Saturday Night

Bobby is having fun being a rock star.  Donna is having fun doing whatever that is that she’s doing. And I am having fun watching and listening.

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Perfect

There are people who will passionately argue that this is a song about heroin addiction, but Lou Reed always said it was about a lovely day in Central Park with his fiancée.  Of course, that raises a number of questions, too. For some reason, the verse Just a perfect day You made me forget myself …

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Ah-haaa

Excerpted from Nashville’s Mother Church:  The History of Ryman Auditorium by William U. Eiland, ©1994: One such act gaining nationwide exposure was Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, whose song San Antonio Rose (YouTube Link) was the best-selling record of 1939. One of his guest appearances at the Opry caused an incident which Minnie Pearl …

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I’ll just dream and stay tan

Chances are pretty good I first heard this song on AM radio; a half-inch mono speaker pressed to my ear. Full lyrics HERE.

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Two Daughters of the Devil

Excerpted from Nashville’s Mother Church:  The History of Ryman Auditorium by William U. Eiland, ©1994: None was more famous or gifted than preacher Billy Sunday, who led revival meetings in the Tabernacle (later Ryman Auditorium) in the 1920s and 1930s. Once, as prominent Nashville attorney and author Jack Norman, Sr., relates, the Reverend Sunday held …

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doo–doo–doo–doo–doo–doo

Last time I checked, this had over 3.1 billion– that’s with a “b”– views.

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In Me

Just beautiful! Via LaughingSquid

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Ted Hawkins

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Johnny Winter

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The Sunshine and the Shadows

Full lyrics HERE.

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Hey windowpane, do you remember?

Full lyrics HERE. That opening is just amazing.  It almost seems like the vocals are fighting against the percussion, and losing, but then the other instruments join in…

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If happiness had a sound track…

 

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