Tag Archives: 70s
Their voices blend so well together. It’s obvious they know a thing or two about harmony.
I don’t think they’re smiling for the cameras, I think these are two musical soulmates who found someone to play with.
In every picture of Ringo from the 70s, he looks like he’s fighting not to cry.
Reason to Believe was written in 1965 by Tim Hardin (you can listen to his version HERE), and was covered many, many times before Rod Stewart had a huge hit with it in 1971. Full lyrics HERE.
“He walked slowly down the center aisle, and not wanting to open the door until the very last minute for fear of losing the precious heat, he walked to the window at the left of the door and stepped without expectation into one of those moments that is suspended between time and space and lingers …
Two songs about trysts gone horribly wrong: Full lyrics HERE. Full lyrics HERE.
The song was written by long-time Fats Domino collaborator Dave Bartholomew in 1955. It has been recorded many times since by many different singers, but this version by Dave Edmunds from 1970 is my favorite. Full lyrics HERE. (I like the way he rhymed “ago” and “door.”)
Mona brought this song to my attention, and I’m glad she did. I had seriously underestimated the range and power of Glen Campbell’s voice! Full lyrics HERE.
This was one of the first songs where I really noticed the lyrics. A dance with no steps, a song with no melody, a story with no moral; it’s about removing boundries and living a life that’s free. Full lyrics HERE. (If you’ve followed this blog a while, you’ve probably seen me post this song …
Full lyrics HERE.