Tag Archives: 70s
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.
The signature of a Kris Kirstofferson song is really, really long lines. Full lyrics HERE.
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.
It took me forever to find this song because I thought it was by Harry Nilsson. It isn’t. Full lyrics HERE.
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 …
Folk singer Hoyt Axton (who wrote the song) and Linda Ronstadt are singing in the background. Full lyrics HERE.
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.
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 …
Chances are pretty good I first heard this song on AM radio; a half-inch mono speaker pressed to my ear. Full lyrics HERE.