Tag Archives: 70s

It’s Only Make Believe

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.

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Let the Bad Guy win every once in a while…

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 …

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If the thunder don’t get you, then the lightning will…

Full lyrics HERE.

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Data Cube

There is something about this I find very appealing. There are 216 dice in this project, 136 of which are visible.  The dice in the middle and on the bottom might be placed haphazardly and we’d never know, but I can’t imagine the artist would cut corners like that.  

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As Time Goes By…

I love the flute. Full lyrics HERE.

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A White Dove

When I was a kid, listening to this song on a mono AM radio with a half-inch speaker pressed tightly to my ear, I thought this was a song about a white horse– but it turns out he wasn’t saying “Palomino Blanca.” Full lyrics HERE.

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The beat of the rain on the leaves

Full lyrics HERE.

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Well I suppose I’m happy as a clam…

The signature of a Kris Kirstofferson song is really, really long lines. Full lyrics HERE.

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Don’t be thinkin’ that I don’t want you…

I didn’t really think much of this song while it was on the charts, but all these years later it popped into my head and won’t leave. Full lyrics HERE.

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When I Grow Up

Full lyrics HERE.

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Loggins & Messina

It took me forever to find this song because I thought it was by Harry Nilsson.  It isn’t. Full lyrics HERE.

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Ninth of Twelve

Everything about this video, from the way they dress to the way they dance, just radiates joy. Full lyrics HERE. Other songs about September include: Try to Remember by Ed Ames (YouTube Link) September Song by Jimmy Durante (YouTube Link) September Morn by Neil Diamond (YouTube Link) Wake Me Up When September Ends by Green …

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